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Darrel “Pete” Brewster’s 1954 Browns Football Contract

It is nearly the middle of October. The weather is cooler, the days are shorter, the leaves are turning color and falling to the ground, and it is football season. And football often causes me to think of my first cousin twice removed, Darrel Pete Brewster (1930-2020), a professional football player over 60 years ago, who once played for the Cleveland Browns and eventually earned a Super Bowl ring.

The Passing of Darrel “Pete” Brewster

Sadly, earlier this week I read about the passing of Darrel “Pete” Brewster, professional football legend and one of my distant cousins.

Darrel Burton Brewster, later nicknamed Pete, was born in 1930 in Adams County, Indiana, and grew up in Portland, Indiana, where he excelled and basketball and football.

Lunch with Darrel “Pete” Brewster

I don’t often get to meet the people I write about because I usually write about my ancestors and others who have passed away. But this past week I had the opportunity to meet my first cousin twice removed, Darrel Burton “Pete” Brewster. I wrote a blog post about him on 12 October 2012, entitled …

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