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Legislation #: 900540 Introduction Date: 10/4/1990
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/4/1990
Sponsor: None
Title: Congratulating George Brett on winning the 1990 American League Batting Championship.

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10/4/1990

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10/4/1990

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RESOLUTION NO. 900540

 

Congratulating George Brett on winning the 1990 American League Batting Championship.

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WHEREAS, George Brett, on Wednesday, October 3, 1990, made major league baseball history when he became the first player to win batting titles in three decades; and

 

WHEREAS, in a seventh-inning liner to right field against Cleveland Indians reliever Mauro Gozzo, Brett raised his average to .329, clinching the 1990 American League Batting Championship; and

 

WHEREAS, Brett previously won American League Batting Titles in 1976 and 1980; and

 

WHEREAS, George Brett's achievement was accomplished not only by his outstanding skills as a player but also by the support, encouragement and efforts of his teammates; and

 

WHEREAS, George Brett's perseverance, determination and commitment to excellence is a symbol of all that is best in baseball, the Kansas City Royals and Kansas City; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby extend hearty congratulations to George Brett, legendary first baseman of the Kansas City Royals, on his historic 1990 batting performance; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof, and that a copy hereof be furnished to him in token of the respect and admiration of the Mayor, Council and his Kansas City fans.

 

 

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