Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 6/4/13
KANSAS CITY, Mo. George Brett's family wasn't exactly convinced he would finally accept the role the Royals, and Royals fans, had been begging him to take for years: Serve as the team's hitting coach. George's wife, Leslie, was on a girls-only trip to Chicago last week when her husband broached the subject with her again. "When he called me on Wednesday and said the Royals had asked him again," Leslie told FOXSportsKansasCity.com, "I didn't really think much about it. I was with my girlfriends having a good time and I just kind of figured he'd say no again." But then George said something to Leslie that got her wondering if this time he might actually be serious about taking the job. "He just said he was looking around our house with everything in it and he said, 'You know, everything we have is because of the Royals. We've had a very happy life and we have a lot of nice things, and it's all because of baseball and because I worked for the Royals,' " Leslie said. "That kind o...
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