Our Royals Mt. Rushmore

We polled Royals fans via social media to determine the Royals Mt. Rushmore

Of course, many submissions included George Brett, George Brett, George Brett and George Brett. Well-done.

The final results were:

George Brett (1971-1993)


The unanimous selection (as he should be) is one of the game’s greatest clutch hitters and will forever define Royals baseball. An 8-time Royals Player of the Year, a 13-time All-star, a member of the 3,000 hit club (3,154) with a with a lifetime batting average of .305 and the first player (and only) to win a batting title in three different decades (1976, ’80, ’90). Hit .390 in 1980 in winning the MVP and lead the Royals to their first World Series in 1985. In each season from 1977-1981, he had more doubles than strikeouts. In 1980, he HOMERED more times than he struck out – only one of two players to do that since 1951. He has career totals of more than 300 home runs, 600 doubles, 100 triples and 200 stolen bases as well as owning the all-time American League record for intentional walks. A legit clutch hitter who was feared by opposing teams and managers alike. Also a Gold Glove winner in 1985. In 1999, Brett was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame with the fourth-highest vote percentage ever recorded (98%), where only nine voters left him off their ballots.

Frank White (1973-1990)


White, although still not a MLB Hall-of-Famer (HE SHOULD BE), became one of the greatest second basemen in baseball history. A two-time Royals Player of the Year and a five-time All-Star, he was the first American League second baseman to ever collect EIGHT Gold Gloves. Renowned for his defense, White was a complete player. He was named ALCS MVP in 1980, hitting .545 and he batted cleanup and led all players with six RBI in the 1985 World Series. He finished his career second on the Royals all-time list in games played (2,324), at bats (7,859), and hits (2,006).

Ewing Kauffman (1968-1993)


The Founder/Owner of the franchise is responsible for bringing baseball back to Kansas City after the Athletics bolted for Oakland. He also fulfilled his promise to bring a World Series championship to his hometown team and was the owner during the “glory years.”

In 1968, he founded the Royals with his wife Muriel, and the two guided the organization through its first 25 years. In those seasons, the club won six division titles, two American League pennants and a World Series crown. What would baseball be in Kansas City without him?

Denny Matthews: (1969-Present)


The “Voice of the Royals,” has been behind the microphone since the club’s first game in 1969. He joined the ballclub for their inaugural season as the No. 2 radio announcer alongside veteran Buddy Blattner, and took over lead play-by-play duties in 1975. He has broadcast exclusively for the Royals without interruption in five different decades, ranking his tenure among the longest with one club in baseball broadcast history. Matthews was named the 2007 Ford C. Frick Award winner by the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and is honored along with all the game’s greatest broadcasters in Cooperstown.

Soon Denny, will be, in his own trademark style, “Gone.” And then, what will we do?

Honorable Mention: Bret Saberhagen, Bo Jackson, Wilson, Steve Busby, Paul Splittorf, Kevin Appier, Dennis Leonard, Dan Quisenberry, John Schuerholz, Dick Hoswer


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