This date in Kernels alumni history – October 2, 1988 – Keith Brown (Cedar Rapids Reds – 1987)
On October 2, 1988, Keith Brown (Cedar Rapids Reds– 1987) worked seven shutout innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-0 win over the Atlanta Braves at Riverfront Stadium. Brown allowed five hits and one walk in the victory while tallying one strkeout.
Keith Brown posted a 2-2 record and a 3.40 E.R.A. during his four season career playing for the Reds.
Keith Brown was a member of the 1987 Cedar Rapids Reds squad that posted a 70-70 record under the guidance of manager Paul Kirsch. Brown went 13-4 with a 1.59 E.R.A. in 17 games for the Reds. He struck out 86 batters in 124 1/3 innings of work.