George Brett (baseball)

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George Brett

George Howard Brett (born May 15, 1953 in Glen Dale, West Virginia) is a retired American baseball player. He is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and was inducted in 1999 with a fourth-highest voting percentage in baseball history (98.2%).

Brett won the World Series with the Kansas City Royals in 1985 batting a .370 which included a four-hit performance in game 7 of the world series.

His number (#5) is retired by the Kansas City Royals.

He raises money for the disease ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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