World Series Champ and Hall of Famer George Brett to Make an Appearance at the ARF Dinner of Champions – Mar 22

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PHOENIX, AZ – Retired Kansas City Royals third baseman, designated hitter, World Series Champion and Hall of Famer George Brett will be attending the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) Dinner of Champions on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. George Brett will make an appearance and fans will be able to mingle with other animal lovers during this sit-down dinner and and auction. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the construction of ARF’s dental suite. The event will be hosted by AT&T and will take place at the Steak 44 Restaurant, 5101 North 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85018. Source: Animal Rescue Foundation ... Read More

George Brett Named Keynote Speaker at Meet the Tigers Baseball Banquet in Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN. — Baseball Hall of Famer, George Brett, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Meet the Tigers Baseball Banquet scheduled on Jan. 17, 2014 at the on-campus Holiday Inn, located at 3700 Central Ave in Memphis, TN. Tiger baseball coach, Daron Schoenrock, told the media that University of Memphis interim president Brad Martin’s friendship with Brett was a key factor in securing Brett’s appearance at the banquet.

Photo shows George Brett speaking to the media in July 2013 speaking about the “Pine Tar Game” against the New York Yankees that was played 30 years ago on July 24, 1983.

Photo shows George Brett speaking to the media in July 2013  about the “Pine Tar Game” against the New York Yankees that was played 30 years ago on July 24, 1983.

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George Brett Accepts Kansas City Royals Offer As Hitting Coach

After an eight-game losing streak, the Kansas City Royals finally decided they had enough and on Thursday, May 30, 2013, the team named Hall of Famer George Brett interim hitting coach, just in time for the Royal’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

 Baseball Hall of Famer, George Brett, is named Kansas City Royals iterim hitting coach on may 30, 2013.

Baseball great, George Brett, is named Kansas City Royals iterim hitting coach on May 30, 2013.

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Can Joe Mauer Hit 400 Batting Mark?

Each year there seems to be one or two baseball players who catch the attention of the sports world and stir conversation about the hallowed .400 batting mark.

This year, that talk has centered around Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer, who is currently hitting .363. History tells us that he’ll likely fall short – it’s arguably the most difficult record in sports to break.

The last player to hit .400 was the  great Ted Williams, who achieved the feat in 1941. Williams entered the last day of the season with a batting average of .39955, which would have been rounded up to .400, making him the first man to hit .400 since Bill Terry in 1930. ... Read More