Sport: Romping Toward the Recordbooks

George Brett and the Royals are tearing up the opposition

George Brett arrives at the ballpark hours earlier than most of his teammates, hanging around the clubhouse playing hearts while he waits for a quorum to form. Once enough playmates have arrived, Brett is first on the field, shagging flies in the outfield, playing pepper on the side, joking with fans in the stands, gamboling around the bases after he finishes his turn in the batting cage. "Young Willie Mays must have been like this," Reserve Kansas City Royals Utility Player Jamie Quirk once...

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