George Brett 1982 Topps Kansas City Royals Team Leaders Card With Larry Gura
As the face of the franchise, George Brett has been featured on numerous ‘team leader’ type cards over the course of his major league career.
And his numbers certainly backed up that position.
This card is from the 1982 Topps set and it celebrates the team leaders on both offense and defense for the Royals from the 1981 baseball season.
Have a look:
As for Brett’s numbers from the 1981 season, they are solid as always…
.314 batting average, .3610 on-base percentage, 109 hits, 27 doubles, 7 triples, 6 home runs, 42 runs scored, 43 RBI, and 14 stolen bases. In 379 plate appearances during this strike-shortened season, Brett drew 27 walks and struck out just 23 times.