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When Brown Turns Gray
Tom Verducci
December 21, 1998
Kevin Brown will be 40 in the final season of the seven-year, $105 million deal he signed with the Dodgers last Saturday. Will the righthander still be dominant, or even effective, in the later stages of his contract? Considering the late-career won-lost records and ERAs listed here for five recent Hall of Fame starters and one shrine shoo-in (Nolan Ryan), it's far from a sure thing.
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December 21, 1998

When Brown Turns Gray

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Kevin Brown will be 40 in the final season of the seven-year, $105 million deal he signed with the Dodgers last Saturday. Will the righthander still be dominant, or even effective, in the later stages of his contract? Considering the late-career won-lost records and ERAs listed here for five recent Hall of Fame starters and one shrine shoo-in ( Nolan Ryan), it's far from a sure thing.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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