Friday, December 14, 2012

George Brett, ambidextrous thrower

George Howard Brett (Mullet)
George Brett - KC Royals
Born: May 15, 1953 in Glen Dale, WV
MLB Team: Royals 1973-1993

Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman 
Height/Weight : 6' 0", 200 lb.
Bats: Left
Throws: Right, but was ambidextrous

George Brett was a second-round draft pick in 1971 and played in the MLB for 21 years. Brett played third base for the Kansas City Royals, and was inducted into Hall of Fame in 1999.


Brett was well known for pitching both left- and right-handed in batting practice. He also threw both left- and right-handed in the field – right as a 3rd baseman and left as a 1st baseman. 
George Fills the Royals' Flush (SI Vault, June 21, 1976)


George Brett won a World Series with the Kansas City Royals in 1985 and was a Gold Glove winner. In 1980 Brett was the AL MVP. 

Well known as a hitter, Brett had 3,154 career hits.


George Brett Stats - BR Bullpen

George Brett Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com



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