George Howard Brett

George Howard Brett (HM1DA8)

Location: Springfield, MO 65809 Greene County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 7.224', W 93° 12.995'

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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
HM NumberHM1DA8
Year Placed2003
Placed ByMissouri Sports Hall of Fame
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 10:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 480759 N 4108250
Decimal Degrees37.12040000, -93.21658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.224', W 93° 12.995'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 13.44" N, 93° 12' 59.70" W
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Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield MO 65809, US
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