Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Born: May 15, 1953 in Glen Dale, WV
High School: El Segundo HS (El Segundo, CA)
Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 1971 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 2, 1973 (Age 20.079) vs. CHW 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1974 season [*]
Team: Royals 1973-1993
Agents: Dennis Gilbert [*]
Final Game: October 3, 1993 (Age 40.141) vs. TEX 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1999 (488/497 ballots).
View George Brett Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Relatives: Brother of Ken Brett
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