1980 Kansas City Royals
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 1980 Kansas City Royals / Franchise: Kansas City Royals / BR Team Page
Won AL Pennant
Managed by Jim Frey
 History, Comments, Contributions
Third baseman George Brett of the Royals won the American League MVP award after flirting with a .400 batting average during the season. He ended the year hitting .390 but led the club to the World Series.