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George Brett

Biography

Prolific Hall of Popularity Kansas Town Royals third baseman for twenty-one seasons. He was a 13-period All-Star, 3-period American Group batting champion as well as the 1980 American Group MVP. He was raised wanting to stick to in his brother’s footsteps, a global Series pitcher at age nineteen. He led the Royals to a global Series Tournament in 1985 and was called ALCS MVP through the team’s playoff operate. He wedded Leslie Davenport in 1992, and jointly that they had three kids. Pitcher Bret Saberhagen got Globe Series MVP honors in 1985 as the Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in 7 video games.

Quick Facts


Full Name George Brett
Date Of Birth May 15, 1953
Place Of Birth Glen Dale, WV
Height 1.83 m
Weight 91 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Education El Segundo High School
Nationality American
Spouse Leslie Davenport
Children Robin Brett, Dylan Brett, Jackson Brett
Parents Ethel Brett Johnson, Jack Brett
Siblings Ken Brett
Awards American League Most Valuable Player Award
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Vice President of the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League. [November 2006]
2Vice President of the Kansas City Royals.
3Was the only man to win a batting championship in three different decades: 1976 - .333, 1980 - .390, and 1990 - .329.
4Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999 with what was then the fourth-highest voting percentage in baseball history (98.2%), trailing only Tom Seaver, Nolan Ryan, and Ty Cobb. In 2007, Cal Ripken passed Brett with 98.5% of the vote.
5Brother of pitcher Ken Brett.
6Won the 1991 Memorial Cup (Canadian Major-Junior hockey's top prize) as part owner of the Spokane Chiefs.
7Part owner of the Spokane Indians baseball team of the Northwest League.
8Part owner of the Spokane (Washington) Chiefs of the Western Hockey League
9Named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1974 Rookie All-Star Team.
10Made major league debut on 2 August 1973.
11Finished 7th in voting for 1990 American League MVP for leading League in Batting Average (.329) and Doubles (45) and having .387 On-base percentage, .515 Slugging Percentage, 179 Hits, 280 Total Bases, 7 Triples and 66 Extra-Base Hits.
121985 American League ChampionshipSeries MVP for having .348 Batting Average (8 for 23), 6 Runs, 2 Doubles, 3 Home Runs, 5 RBI and 7 Walks.
13Won 1985 American League Gold Glove Award at Third Base.
14Finished 2nd in voting for 1985 American League MVP behind Don Mattingly for leading League in Slugging Percentage (.585) and having .335 Batting Average, .436 On-base percentage, 108 Runs, 184 Hits, 322 Total Bases, 38 Doubles, 30 Home Runs, 112 RBI, 103 Walks, 73 Extra-Base Hits, 290 Times on Base and 9 Sacrifice Flies.
151980 American League MVP for leading League in Batting Average (.390), On-base percentage (.454), Slugging Percentage (.664) and having 298 Total Bases, 33 Doubles, 9 Triples, 24 Home Runs, 118 RBI and 66 Extra-Base Hits.
16Finished 3rd in voting for 1979 American League MVP for leading League in Hits (212), Triples (20), Extra-Base Hits (85) and having .329 Batting Average, .563 Slugging Percentage, 645 At Bats, 119 Runs, 363 Total Bases, 42 Doubles, 107 RBI and 263 Times on Base.
17Finished 2nd in voting for 1976 American League MVP behind Thurman Munson for leading League in Batting Average (.333), At Bats (645), Hits (215), Total Bases (298), Triples (14) and having .377 On-base percentage, .462 Slugging Percentage, 94 Runs, 34 Doubles, 55 Extra-Base Hits and 265 Times on Base in 159 Games.
18Named to 12 American League All Star Teams (1976-1986 and 1988).
19Third Baseman for Kansas City Royals (1973-1993).
20Member of 1976-1978 and 1984 American League Western Division Champion Kansas City Royals teams. Member of 1980 American League Champion Kansas City Royals team. Member of 1985 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals team.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Miracle on Ice1981TV MoviePlayer (Team Sweden) (uncredited)

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Field of Dreams: Roundtable with Kevin Costner, Johnny Bench, George Brett, and Bret Saberhagen2004Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 2015 World Series2015DocumentaryHimself
Mike & Mike2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Hall of Famer / Himself - Telephone Interviewee
30 for 302012TV Series documentaryHimself
2012 MLB All-Star Game2012TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree
Late Show with David Letterman2012TV SeriesHimself
United States of Tara2011TV SeriesHimself
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Yankeeography2009TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony
Triumph and Tragedy: The Ray Mancini Story2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Night at the Hot Corner2007TV MovieHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury1999-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Field of Dreams: Roundtable with Kevin Costner, Johnny Bench, George Brett, and Bret Saberhagen2004Video documentary shortHimself
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
Arli$$1999TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1999TV SeriesHimself
MLB on FOX1996TV SeriesHimself
The Greatest League Championship Series1994VideoHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1992-1993TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Designated Hitter
Baseball's Official Ballpark Bloopers1991VideoHimself
1988 MLB All-Star Game1988TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
Late Night with David Letterman1986TV SeriesHimself
1985 World Series Home Video: Kansas City Royals vs. St Louis Cardinals1985Video documentaryHimself
1985 World Series1985TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1985 American League Championship Series1985TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1985 MLB All-Star Game1985TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1984 American League Championship Series1984TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1984 MLB All-Star Game1984TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1983 MLB All-Star Game1983TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
Just Men!1983TV SeriesHimself
1982 MLB All-Star Game1982TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1981 MLB All-Star Game1981TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1980 World Series1980TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1980 American League Championship Series1980TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1979 MLB All-Star Game1979TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1978 American League Championship Series1978TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1978 MLB All-Star Game1978TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
Fantasy Island1978TV SeriesHimself
1977 American League Championship Series1977TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1977 MLB All-Star Game1977TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1976 American League Championship Series1976TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Kansas City Royals Third Baseman
1976 MLB All-Star Game1976TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 30 Shorts2015TV Series documentary shortHimself
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Hall of Famer
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The 50 Greatest Home Runs in Baseball History1992Video documentaryHimself

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#Quote
1[on golf] I was three over today. One over a house, one over a patio, and one over a swimming pool.
2On the 1983 pine tar incident, "If not for that, then I'd only be known for hemorrhoids. So maybe it wasn't so bad of a thing."


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