Seth William Brown, born on July 13, 1992, is an American professional baseball outfielder and first baseman for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2019.
The Oakland Athletics selected Brown in the 19th round, with the 578th overall selection, of the 2015 MLB Draft. After signing with the team, he was assigned to the Rookie League Arizona League Athletics before being promoted to the Vermont Lake Monsters of the Class A Short Season New York–Penn League after six games.
He batted .289 with 19 doubles, three home runs, 35 RBIs, and 32 runs scored and was selected to play in the New York–Penn League All-Star Game and was named the Lake Monsters’ team MVP.
The Athletics selected Brown’s contract on August 26, 2019. He made his debut that night against the Kansas City Royals and recorded his first career hit, a single off Jorge López, in his first career at-bat went 2-for-6 overall with an RBI and two runs scored in the A’s 19-4 win.
Brown batted .293 with eight doubles, two triples, 13 RBIs, and 11 runs scored in 26 games played (75 at-bats) in his first Major League season. In 2020, Brown only appeared in 7 games, going hitless in five plate appearances for the club. He had his proper rookie season in 2021 when he hit .214/.274/.480 with 20 home runs and 48 RBIs in 111 games.
Seth Brown has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.