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George Howard Brett

 
 
George Howard Brett Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
1. George Howard Brett Marker
Inscription.

Born in Glen Dale, WV in 1953 to
Jack and Ethel Brett
Attended El Segundo (CA) High School
Married Leslie Davenport in 1992
Father to Jackson, Dylan, and Robin

Spent his entire 21-year Major League
career in Kansas City
Only player in Major League history to win Batting Titles in three decades (1976, 1980, & 1990)
Hit .390 in 1980 and was named
American League MVP
American League Championship Series MVP - 1985
Won Gold Glove Award - 1985
Hit .340 with 9 HR and 19 RBI in seven Western Division and American League Championship Series appearances
Hit .373 with a .529 Slugging Percentage
in 13 World Series games
13-time American League All-Star selection
8-time Kansas City Royals Player of the Year
Posted a .300 Batting Average eleven times during his career
Led American League in Slugging Percentage, Hits and Triples three times and in Doubles twice
Lifetime stats include .305 BA, 317 HR, 1,595 RBI and 3,154 Hits
Inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame - 1994
Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame - 1999

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
May 2003

 
Erected 2003 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location.
George Howard Brett Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. George Howard Brett Marker and Bust
37° 7.224′ N, 93° 12.995′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Don Faurot (here, next to this marker); Bob Broeg (here, next to this marker); William Payne Stewart (here, next to this marker); Len Dawson (here, next to this marker); Henry "Hank" Louis Stram (here, next to this marker); Norman E. Stewart (a few steps from this marker); Russell William "Rusty" Wallace (a few steps from this marker); Lamar Hunt (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. George Brett at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. (Submitted on March 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. George Brett Baseball Statistics. (Submitted on March 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The 3,000 Hit Club: George Brett. (Submitted on March 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 6, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Bust of George Howard Brett image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of George Howard Brett
George Howard Brett Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
4. George Howard Brett Monument
Fourth monument on right side of walk
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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