'Brett was the prototypical baseball player; the way he chased a foul ball; you couldn't tell if he was playing in a Little League game and getting a snow cone for it' said Robin Yount at Cooperstown as both were voted into the Hall of Fame in Jan., 1999. Brett was a 13th time All-Star , playing his entire 21 seasons with the Kansas City Royals. Brett hit over .300 in 11 seasons and won a batting title in each of three decades, a baseball record.
In 1980, he hit an amazing .390, the highest any player batted since 1941 when Ted Williams batted over .400. George Brett was one the best clutch hitters to ever play in the major leagues. He excelled in the playoffs and led the Royals in winning the World Championship. Brett was the American League's most dominant third baseman during the 1970's and 1980's. Brett won the American League's Most Valuable award in 1980. George Brett smashed 3,154 career hits- 13th highest ever while playing in 2707 games any only struck out only 908 times.