- 2019 Induction Class
Michael Brown earned 12 varsity letters during his athletic career at Chestnut Hill Academy, lettering in football, basketball, and baseball. He was awarded the Patterson Cup honoring him as the school’s most outstanding athlete in 2000. Michael excelled particularly in basketball and baseball. During his CHA basketball career, Michael was a member of the 1997-1998 Inter-Ac championship team, playing guard and later serving as the team’s captain for the 1999-2000 season. He was the team’s leading scorer and team MVP during his senior year. Michael was a two-time Inter-Ac All-Star in the 1998-1999 and 1999-2000 seasons and the recipient of the Markward Basketball Award in 2000. He was the 6th player in CHA’s storied athletic history to score over 1,000 career points. Michael was also an outstanding baseball player and team catcher. He was an Inter-Ac All-Star and Philadelphia Regional All-Star all four years of high school. He twice earned team MVP (1999, 2000) and graduated with 17 individual baseball records. Michael was a three-time Philadelphia All-City All-Star (1998, 1999, 2000) and was selected to the Philadelphia Carpenter Cup All-Star team three times (1998, 1999, 2000). He was named a High School All-American by Rawlings’ Baseball Factory and the National Baseball Coaches Association. Michael earned a four-year athletic scholarship to play baseball at Temple University.
He returned to SCH as the assistant head baseball coach where he helped lead the varsity team to their 2016 Inter-Ac Championship title.