The youngest of four brothers who are inclined to baseball, a George Brett grew up in the hopes of following in his brothers’ footsteps. Drafted 29th overall by the Kansas City Royals in the 1971 MLB draft, Brett used his powerful arm at third base to quickly move through the ranks of the minor leagues.
In 1975, Brett topped the .300 mark for the first time, and won his first batting title the following year. Brett also had three or more hits in six consecutive games, setting a Major League record. That year, the Royals won the first of three straight AL West Division titles. In 1977, any George Brett appearance at the plate met more than just getting on base – he also became known as a power-hitter, hitting 22 home runs leading his team to another American League Championship Series. The Royals won the title again the following year.
After a successful 1979 season, Brett finished third in AL MVP voting and became the sixth player in league history to compile at least 20 doubles, triples, and homers all in one season. He also led the league in hits, doubles, and triples.
A George Brett appearance in the All-Star game happened 13 times from 1976 to 1988. In 1985, he was a World Series Champion and a Gold Glove Award winner. He was also a three time Silver Slugger Award winner, the 1980 AL MVP, 1985 ALCS MVP, and recipient of the 1986 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award and 1980 Hutch Award. The Kansas City Royals retired his #5.
In 2007, a George Brett appearance landed at 55th on The Sporting News’ list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players. He was also a finalist for the Major League Baseball All-Century Team.
Brett has the distinction as one of four players in MLB history to accumulate 3,000 hits, 300 home runs, and a career .300 batting average.
**George Brett Speaker**
Some notable George Brett speaker experiences were his jobs as vice president of the Royals and as a part-time coach, special instructor in spring training, batting coach, and minor league instructor. If you’re thinking of other George Brett speaker topics, you can consider his involvement in raising money for ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which he began during his playing career in the mid 1980s. You can also consider his experience as the principal owner of the Tri-City Dust Devils, the Single-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, and as part-owner of the Spokane Chiefs junior ice hockey team – both interesting George Brett speaker topics.
**George Brett Appearance**
A George Brett appearance is popular because Brett ended his career with 3,154 hits, the most by any third baseman in major league history, and 15th all-time. Brett is also regarded as the second-best third baseman of all time.
**George Brett Endorsement**
Among the many products carrying a George Brett endorsement is his personal baseball equipment company, Brett Bros.
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