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George BrettTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1993 MLB Years: 1973-1993
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions3B-1692, DH-506, 1B-461, OF-36, SS-11Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGeorge Howard Brett
Height6-0Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 15,1953 [65.040]PlaceGlen Dale,West Virginia
High SchoolEl Segundo (El Segundo,CA)
CollegeEl Camino College (Torrance,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRosey Gilhousen
MLB DebutAugust 2,1973 [20.079]
OrganizationsKCA [23] Awards22Awards Voting12-1255
TBC Player ID9189Retrosheet IDbretg001MLBAM ID111437
RelationshipsBrother of Ken Brett, Uncle of Beau Brett
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on May 28, 1979 and on July 25,1990 ... The Kansas City Royals retired his #5 on May 14,1994 ... Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 1994
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power77Contact88XBH78RBIs78Runs62Hitting85Durability68Team.526Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971BillingsPioRk-186825844758554430323800000.291.369.419.78810818290.326.128.264.36111.0313.101.191.7251.6024.00
1972San JoseCalifA+-1911743166118135106820535300000.274.353.397.75017128484.293.123.251.34610.9510.951.002.0743.1023.73
1973OmahaAmerAAA-201174056611516486430484500000.284.360.402.76216328453.304.118.244.35010.609.930.941.7750.6324.35
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca253b201340252000000501000.125.125.175.3007241.143.050.050.1340.0012.200.000.000.0040.00
1974OmahaAmerAAA-21166491720214106100000.266.329.391.72025470.246.125.234.3338.571.430.172.8632.0023.53
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca253b211334574912921524785213806239.282.313.363.67616628486.303.081.133.3084.327.821.810.41228.5021.71
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b2215963484195351311891310464929668.308.353.456.80928959697.317.148.226.3636.607.031.071.5857.6430.26
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b231596459421534147672111493612848.333.377.462.83929855705.341.129.220.3816.955.110.730.9992.1425.58
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b241395641051763213228814125524233912.312.373.532.90530067627.296.220.321.3908.773.830.443.5125.6438.07
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b2512851079150458962237393513566.294.342.467.80923862558.299.173.280.3586.996.270.901.6156.6741.33
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b2615464511921242202310717105136014148.329.376.563.93936385701.320.234.324.4037.285.140.713.2828.0440.09
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b27117449871753392411815658221071611.390.454.6641.11829866515.368.274.423.47811.264.270.384.6618.7137.71
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b288934742109277643146272310477.314.361.484.84516840379.320.170.271.3747.126.070.851.5857.8336.70
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b2914455210116632921826171511051412.301.378.505.88327962629.299.204.342.38311.298.110.723.3426.2937.35
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b30123464901443822593015739103139.310.385.563.94826165525.295.253.373.40810.867.430.684.7618.5645.14
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b31104377421072131369023837007611.284.344.459.80317337422.281.175.271.3519.008.770.973.0829.0034.58
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b321555501081843853011291103493093112.335.436.5851.02132273665.321.250.453.43115.497.370.484.5118.3339.67
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53b33124441701282841673128045404186.290.401.481.88221248529.292.191.370.38115.128.510.563.0227.5637.50
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca51b341154277112418222786372471081410.290.388.496.88421242508.279.206.382.37514.179.250.654.3319.4133.87
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca51b35157589901804232410314382513071515.306.389.509.89830069681.299.203.362.39212.047.490.623.5224.5438.33
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca51b3612445767129263128014459473091418.282.362.431.79319741528.287.149.300.34811.178.900.802.2738.0831.78
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca51b371425448217945714879256630071418.329.387.515.90228066607.348.186.301.3929.2310.381.132.3138.8636.87
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca5dh381315057712940210612058750181020.255.327.402.72920352572.278.147.265.32110.1413.111.291.7550.5040.31
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca5dh3915259255169355761863569604615.285.330.397.72723547637.312.112.174.3265.4910.831.971.1084.5727.81
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca5dh401455606914931319757539673010920.266.312.434.74624353612.269.168.241.3226.3710.951.723.1029.4735.57
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter2707103491583315466513731715952019710969083326120229235.305.369.487.8565044111911624.307.182.299.0009.437.810.832.7332.6535.48
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter31811581853253914251909013913700000.281.358.403.761467781297.301.122.250.00010.7210.560.991.9346.3224.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13346975132184107840544600000.281.356.401.75718832523.295.120.243.00010.338.800.851.9146.9024.24
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11743166118135106820535300000.274.353.397.75017128484.293.123.251.00010.9510.951.002.0743.1023.73
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6825844758554430323800000.291.369.419.78810818290.326.128.264.00011.0313.101.191.7251.6024.00
Kansas City Royals Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter2707103491583315466513731715952019710969083326120229235.305.369.487.8565044111911624.307.182.299.0009.437.810.832.7332.6535.48
Average MLB - Per 162 games16261995189408199512666542271414.305.369.487.85630267696.307.182.299.0009.437.810.832.7332.6535.48
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259094166207139750717000000.281.358.403.76123840661.301.122.250.00010.7210.560.991.9346.3224.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca203B13-96928123837.9742.850.39-----13100.08.0
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca213B132--1022792116402381.9482.89------13399.281.5
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21SS1---------------1330.80.6
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca223B159--1313552627512486.9493.06------159100.098.1
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22SS1--11--221.0002.00------1590.60.6
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca233B157--1403352622501475.9483.03------15998.796.9
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23SS4--615-121211.0005.25------1592.52.5
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca243B135--1153252033460440.9573.26------13997.183.3
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH3---------------1392.21.9
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24SS1----1-1---------1390.70.6
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca253B128--1042891625409393.9613.07------128100.079.0
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25SS1---------------1280.80.6
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca263B149--1293733028532502.9443.37------15496.892.0
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B8--475165352.9816.50------1545.24.9
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH1---------------1540.60.6
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca273B112--1032561728376359.9553.21------11795.769.1
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B1--4--1441.0004.00------1170.90.6
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca283B88--74170147258244.9462.77------8998.985.4
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca293B134--1072941722418401.9592.99------14493.182.7
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29OF12--231-124241.0002.00------1448.37.4
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca303B102--851882425297273.9192.68------12382.963.0
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca301B14--104319108107.9917.64------12311.48.6
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30OF13--211--22221.0001.69------12310.68.0
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30DH1---------------1230.80.6
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca313B101--592011418274260.9492.57------10497.162.3
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca323B152--1073391533461446.9672.93------15598.193.8
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH1---------------1550.60.6
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333B115--972181617331315.9522.74------12492.771.0
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33DH7---------------1245.64.3
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33SS2---------------1241.61.2
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca341B83--79850669854848.99310.22------11572.251.2
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34DH21---------------11518.313.0
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca343B11--719332926.8972.36------1159.66.8
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca351B124--1126701010512061196.9929.65------15779.077.0
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35DH33---------------15721.020.5
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35SS1---------------1570.60.6
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca361B104--89680271978976.9989.38------12483.964.2
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36DH17---------------12413.710.5
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36OF2--2---221.0001.00------1241.61.2
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca371B102--86566789938931.9939.13------14271.863.4
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37DH32---------------14222.519.9
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37OF9--141--15151.0001.67------1426.35.6
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca373B1--1---111.0001.00------1420.70.6
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38DH118---------------13190.172.8
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca381B10--875169392.9899.20------1317.66.2
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39DH132---------------15286.881.5
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca391B15--1371229151149.9879.93------1529.99.3
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca393B3--251187.8752.33------1522.01.9
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40DH140---------------14596.686.4
MLB Totals for 3B - 17 season(s)-   3B1692-961372367426130753075046.9512.9852.56-----16920.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 12 season(s)-   DH506---------------5060.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B461--40642913036543854355.9939.45------4610.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF36--603-163631.0001.75------360.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 7 season(s)-   SS11--716112423.9582.09------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20-----13-----
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21----1132-----
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22----1159-----
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23----4157-----
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24----1135----3
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25----1128-----
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26--8--149----1
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27--1--112-----
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28-----88-----
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29-----134---12-
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30--14--102---131
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31-----101-----
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32-----152----1
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33----2115----7
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34--83--11----21
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35--124-1-----33
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36--104------217
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37--102--1---932
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38--10-------118
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39--15--3----132
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40----------140

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB23518481115002100000.444.500.7781.27814320.438.334.44410.005.000.505.0018.0037.50
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB24520260202001000000.300.333.500.83310221.300.200.2504.760.000.000.000.0033.33
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB25418771133000100000.389.3891.0561.44519518.286.667.6670.005.560.0016.676.0071.43
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB27311331024001000000.273.333.9091.24210312.111.636.7278.330.000.0016.675.50100.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB27624392113102400000.375.423.6671.09016426.421.292.4177.6915.382.003.8524.0044.44
1981Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB28312020000000000000.167.167.167.3342012.167.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB31313030000000200000.231.231.231.4623013.273.000.0000.0015.380.000.000.000.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB32723682035007500000.348.500.8261.32619530.333.478.78323.3316.670.7110.007.6762.50
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB327275101001104700000.370.452.407.85911131.500.037.22212.9022.581.750.000.0010.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs312020000000000000.167.167.167.3342012.167.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 6 yrs271032235549190011900000.340.404.7281.1327518114.306.388.4959.657.890.827.8911.4451.43
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs135181931142061100000.373.439.529.96827557.462.156.31410.5319.301.831.7551.0026.32

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca57Vice President - Baseball Operations1626795.41427.05Daren Brown,Trey Hillman,Ned Yost
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [22]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976American League Player of the Week (May 10-May 16)1
1979American League Player of the Week (May 21-May 27)1
1980AL Player of the Month (July) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... American League Most Valuable Player ... American League Player of the Week (August 11-August 17) ... American League Player of the Week (June 2-June 8)5
1982AL Player of the Month (June)1
1983AL Player of the Month (April) ... American League Player of the Week (April 18-April 24)2
1985AL Player of the Month (May) ... AL Player of the Month (July) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... ALCS Most Valuable Player ... American League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... American League Player of the Week (July 1-July 7)6
1986American League Player of the Week (August 11-August 17)1
1988AL Silver Slugger Award (1B)1
1990AL Player of the Month (July) ... American League Player of the Week (July 16-July 22)2
1992American League Player of the Week (September 28-October 4)1
1993American League Player of the Week (September 20-September 26)1

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll321,000,000-40194++370,78060,0001,000,000
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll331,471,429-17198++386,34760,0002,471,429
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll342,055,000-41100++344,90660,0004,526,429
1988Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll352,305,000-21100++392,10762,5006,831,429
1989Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll362,005,000-20298++429,80262,5008,836,429
1990Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll372,255,000-81100++515,727100,00011,091,429
1991Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll383,105,000-30396++742,231100,00014,196,429
1992Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll393,100,000-65593++962,245109,00017,296,429
1993Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll402,750,000-113788++968,431109,00020,046,429
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red