George Brett Speaker Profile
Hall Of Fame Third Baseman for the Kansas City Royals
George Brett Biography
Royals Hall of Famer, George Brett was born May 15, 1953 and is a former Major League Baseball third baseman, designated hitter, and first baseman. He played his entire 21-year baseball career for the ++Kansas City Royals++. Brett's 3,154 career hits are the most by any third baseman in major league history, and 16th all-time. Brett is one of four players in MLB history to accumulate 3,000 hits, 300 home runs, and a career .300 batting average with the others being Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Stan Musial. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999 on the first ballot.
His 3,154 career hits (2,044 hits actually as a third baseman, with Wade Boggs at 2,788 at the position according to www.baseball-reference.com) are the second most by any third baseman in major league history, and 15th all-time. Baseball historian Bill James regards him as the second-best third baseman of all time, trailing only his contemporary, Mike Schmidt. Brett was elected to the 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 Jr. passed Brett with 98.5% of the vote. His voting percentage was higher than all-time outfielders Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, [[Willie Mays]], Stan Musial, Ted Williams, and Joe DiMaggio.
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Posted on 15 June 2015 | 5:07 pm
Retired third baseman for the Kansas City Royals George Brett has been penciled in as the main speaker for the All-Star event in Omaha on July 17 to honor minor league players at a luncheon. The event will take place at the Embassy Suites in La Vista, and will come before the annual AAA All-Star baseball game that is set to kick off at 7:05 p.m. and will even be shown on the MLB Network....[Read More]
Posted on 9 December 2013 | 3:35 pm
Major League Baseball Hall of Famer George Brett will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Meet the Tigers Baseball Banquet to be held on Friday, January 17 at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn, located at 3700 Central Avenue. Brett will highlight the evening that will include dinner, preseason comments from Schoenrock and an introduction of the 2014 Tigers roster with the...[Read More]
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