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George Brett

Inducted 1994
Third Baseman / First Baseman 1973-1993

One of the game's greatest clutch hitters, Brett's play will forever define Royals baseball. He was chosen Royals Player of the Year eight times. The 13-time All-Star was named the 1980 American League MVP and won a Gold Glove in 1985. He was the first player in Major League history to win batting titles in three decades (1976, 1980 and 1990) and the first with career totals of more than 3,000 hits, 300 home runs, 600 doubles, 100 triples and 200 stolen bases. In 1999, Brett was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame with the fourth-highest vote percentage ever recorded (98%).

  • POSITION: Third Baseman/First Baseman
  • BATS: Left
  • THROWS: Right
  • HEIGHT: 6'0
  • WEIGHT: 185
  • BORN: May 15, 1953 in Glen Dale, West Va.
  • HOW ACQUIRED: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 1971 amateur draft.
  • SIGNED: 1971
  • DEBUT: August 2, 1973
  • FINAL GAME: October 3, 1993
Royals Career Statistics
G AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
2707 10349 1583 3154 317 1596 1096 908 201 .305 .369 .487