Morgan Brown '06, one of the Ivy League's top shortstops during his tenure with the Crimson, returned to the team in the fall of 2010 as an assistant coach.
As a player at Harvard, Brown was the 147th Captain of Harvard Baseball (2005-06). He received All-Ivy League recognition as a shortstop twice and won Ivy League and Beanpot titles in 2005, along with Rolfe Division titles in 2003, 2005, and 2006. Additionally, he was named the Harvard Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year in 2006 and to the All-Ivy Academic Team and ESPN the Magazine All-Region teams. He was awarded the Francis Burr '09 Scholarship as a senior, the oldest continually awarded prize in Harvard Athletics. Brown was also a national finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship.
Following his collegiate career, Brown signed with the Can-Am League’s North Shore Spirit, putting in 20 games with that team in 2006. In 2008, he returned to professional baseball and played overseas in Belgium and spent the 2008-09 winter season playing in Australia.
He returned to the Can-Am League in 2009, playing for Quebec and Brockton and then completed his professional career with Quebec in 2010.
While at Harvard, Brown played summer baseball in the Cape Cod Collegiate Baseball League with the Wareham Gatemen as well as in the New England Collegiate Baseball League with the North Adams SteepleCats.
Upon graduation, Brown was awarded Harvard's prestigious Michael Rockefeller Fellowship. He spent September of 2006 through August of 2007 in India where, among other duties, he worked in an HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment program.
In addition to his coaching duties Brown has worked for Oxfam America in the Humanitarian Response Department where he focused on setting up development and humanitarian relief programs in Haiti following the January 2010 earthquake, stationed in Port-au-Prince in 2010-11. In 2011-12 he was stationed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for 8 months assisting in the response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. In the spring of 2012 he returned to Cambridge and Boston and will be spending the entire 2012-13 campaign with the team.