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Today in Royals History
May 13th

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1976 For the sixth consecutive game, George Brett collects at least three hits, batting an incredible .692 during the span. The Royals' third baseman, 18-for-26 against the Orioles, Twins, and White Sox raises his season's batting average from .277 to .396 with his torrid pace at the plate.
1993 One day before his 40th birthday, George Brett hits his 300th career home run, joining Hank Aaron, Stan Musial, Carl Yastrzemski, Willie Mays, and Al Kaline as the only players with three hundred homers and three thousand hits. The Royals' third baseman's historic ball is picked up by a fan, who happens to be blind, on a veterans' hospital outing.
2010 Trey Hillman, who compiled a 152-207 record in his two-plus years with the club, is fired by the Royals. The popular and well-respected 47 year-old, who piloted the team to a 12-23 record this season, including today's victory, will be replaced by the team's current baseball operations assistant and former Brewers manager, Ned Yost.

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