George Brett

MLB Third Baseman George Brett

Profession: MLB Third Baseman

United States of America

Biography: 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
Birthplace: Glen Dale, West Virginia, USA
Age: 69 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Married Life

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

Historical Events

  • 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 over Chicago White Sox
  • 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 Kansas City Royals' George Brett hitting streak ends at 30 games
  • 1980-09-20 George Brett goes 0-for-4 dropping his avg below .400 for good
  • 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 Kansas City 3rd baseman George Brett becomes first in MLB history to win a batting title in 3 different decades; goes 1 for 1 in Royals, 5-2 loss v Cleveland to win AL batting title with .329 average; AL batting champion 1976, 80
  • 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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