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George Brett Stats & Facts

George Brett Essentials Positions: Bats: L Throws: R Weight: 185 Born: Year: 1953 in Glen Dale, WV USA Died: in , Debut: 8/2/1973 Last Game: 10/3/1993 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1999 by BBWAA Full Name: George Howard...

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Major League Season Recap 1980

Major League Season Recap 1980 World Series – Philadelphia Phillies NL over Kansas City Royals AL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Mike Schmidt Babe Ruth Award – Tug McGraw ALCS Kansas City Royals over New York...

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Major League Season Recap 1985

Major League Season Recap 1985 World Series – Kansas City Royals AL over St. Louis Cardinals NL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Bret Saberhagen Babe Ruth Award – Bret Saberhagen ALCS Kansas City Royals over...

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Joining Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Hank Aaron, George Brett becomes only the third player in baseball history to swipe his 200th stolen base as well as collecting 3,000 hits and 300 home runs. The Royals’ third baseman’s historic heist takes place during a 5-4, 12-inning victory over the Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium.

Joining Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Hank Aaron, George Brett becomes only the third player in baseball history to swipe his 200th stolen base as well as collecting 3,000 hits and 300 home runs. The Royals’ third baseman’s historic heist takes place during a 5-4, 12-inning victory over the Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium.

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In the Royals’ 3 – 2 win over the Blue Jays as Kansas City batters combine for just 20 at bats. This is one shy of the major league record.

In the Royals’ 3 – 2 win over the Blue Jays‚ Kansas City batters combine for just 20 at bats. This is one shy of the major league record for fewest at bats‚ which Baltimore set on September 12‚ 1964‚ versus Kansas City. Toronto allows 8 walks‚ makes 3 double plays‚ and KC has a sacrifice and 2 sacrifice flies.

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New York Yankees first baseman Don Mattingly, who hit .324 with 35 home runs and 145 RBI, easily wins the American League Most Valuable Player Award over Kansas City Royals third baseman George Brett (.335, 30, 103).

New York Yankees first baseman Don Mattingly, who hit .324 with 35 home runs and 145 RBI, easily wins the American League Most Valuable Player Award over Kansas City Royals third baseman George Brett (.335, 30, 103).

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In Game 3 of the ALCS, the Royals beat the Blue Jays, 6-5, with George Brett contributing to the victory by going 4-for-4, driving in three runs, and scoring four times. The Kansas City third baseman, who will hit .348 with a .500 on-base percentage during the seven-game set with Toronto, will be selected as the series Most Valuable Player.

In Game 3 of the ALCS, the Royals beat the Blue Jays, 6-5, with George Brett contributing to the victory by going 4-for-4, driving in three runs, and scoring four times. The Kansas City third baseman, who will hit .348 with a .500 on-base percentage during the seven-game set with Toronto, will be selected as the series Most Valuable Player.

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Despite having missed 45 games with injuries, George Brett is named American League Most Valuable Player

1980 – Despite having missed 45 games with injuries, George Brett is named American League Most Valuable Player. The 27-year-old third baseman’s .390 batting average was the highest in the major leagues since Ted Williams hit .406 in 1941. Brett added 24 home runs and 118 RBI to lead the Kansas City Royals to their first AL pennant.

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 George Brett hits an upper-deck three-run home run off relief ace Goose Gossage to give the Kansas City Royals a 4 – 2 victory and a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series.

1980 – George Brett hits an upper-deck three-run home run off relief ace Goose Gossage to give the Kansas City Royals a 4 – 2 victory and a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series.

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At Milwaukee’s County Stadium, George Brett strokes four singles and a double in 5 at-bats as the Royals edge the Brewers, 7 – 6. The Kansas City third baseman’s 5 for 5 performance raises his league-leading batting average to .407.

At Milwaukee’s County Stadium, George Brett strokes four singles and a double in 5 at-bats as the Royals edge the Brewers, 7 – 6. The Kansas City third baseman’s 5 for 5 performance raises his league-leading batting average to .407.

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Yankee catcher Thurman Munson wins 1976 AL Most Valuable Player

Yankee catcher Thurman Munson (.302, 17, 105), receiving 18 of the 24 first-place votes, easily outdistances Royals’ third baseman George Brett to become the American League’s MVP. The team’s captain is the first Bronx Bomber to be selected as the league’s Most Valuable Player who had also previously won the Rookie of the Year award (1970).

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The Yankees dramatically win their 30th pennant on Chris Chambliss’ home run in the bottom of the ninth inning. The first baseman’s walk-off solo shot beats the Royals in Game Five and the deciding contest of the ALCS, 7-6.

The Yankees dramatically win their 30th pennant on Chris Chambliss’ home run in the bottom of the ninth inning. The first baseman’s walk-off solo shot beats the Royals in Game Five and the deciding contest of the ALCS, 7-6.

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10/3/1976 On the last day of the season, Kansas City’s George Brett and Hal McRae and Minnesota’s Rod Carew are separated by .001 for the batting title. Brett, who goes 3-for-4 , edges his Royals teammate (.333 vs .332) for the American League crown with the deciding hit, an inside-the-park home run, being a misplayed line drive, leading McRae to believe the lack of effort was intentional.

On October 3, 1976.00 On the last day of the season, Kansas City’s George Brett and Hal McRae and Minnesota’s Rod Carew are separated by .001 for the batting title. Brett, who goes 3-for-4 , edges his Royals teammate...

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