George Brett

MLB Third Baseman George Brett Full Name: George Brett


Profession: MLB Third Baseman
Why Famous: Played 21 years for the Kansas City Royals in the MLB. His 3,154 career hits are the most by any third baseman in MLB history, and he is one of four players in MLB history to accumulate 3,000 hits, 300 home runs, and a career .300 batting average.

Born: May 15, 1953 (65 years old)
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glen Dale, West Virginia, USA

Married Life

  • 1991-02-15 Baseball superstar George Brett (37) weds Leslie Davenport in Manhattan Beach, California

Historical Events in the Life of George Brett

  • 1973-08-02 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman George Brett gets his 1st MLB hit on debut for the Kansas City Royals in 3-1 win v Chicago WS
  • 1978-10-06 Royals' George Brett hits 3 HRs, Yanks win championship game 3, 6-5
  • 1979-07-23 George Brett gets his 1,000th hit
  • 1979-09-17 Royals' George Brett is 6th to have 20 doubles/triples/HRs in a season
  • 1980-08-17 George Brett goes 4-for-4, raising his batting average to .401
  • 1980-08-18 KC Royals' George Brett, batting avg reach .400
  • 1980-08-19 George Brett ends hitting streak at 30
  • 1980-09-20 George Brett goes 0-for-4 dropping his avg below .400 for good
  • 1980-10-15 George Brett is forced out of World Series with hemorrhoids
  • 1980-11-18 Despite missing 45 games, George Brett wins AL MVP
  • 1982-08-29 George Brett gets his 1,500th hit
  • 1983-07-24 Pine Tar Game: George Brett's HR disallowed against Yanks (overturned)
  • 1986-05-25 KC Royal George Brett gets his 2,000th hit
  • 1989-09-08 George Brett gets his 2,500th hit
  • 1990-07-25 KC Royal George Brett hits for the cycle
  • 1990-10-03 George Brett becomes 1st to lead league in batting in 3 decades
  • 1992-09-30 KC Royal George Brett gets 4 hits to become 18th to get 3,000 hits
  • 1993-05-13 KC Royal George Brett hits his 300th HR

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