Keepers of the hot corner

08/01/2013 11:28 PM

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Here are 10 of George Brett's best contemporaries at third base during the era in which he played (sorted by number of hits):

Player Years Games Hits HR RBI Avg. OBP Slug.
George Brett 1973-93 (21) 2,707 3,154 317 1,596 .305 .369 .487
Buddy Bell 1973-89 (17) 2,273 2,395 192 1,070 .281 .342 .409
Wade Boggs 1982-93 (12) 1,768 2,267 87 746 .335 .424 .454
Mike Schmidt 1973-89 (17) 2,391 2,227 547 1,592 .268 .380 .528
Carney Lansford 1978-92 (15) 1,862 2,074 151 874 .290 .343 .411
Darrell Evans 1973-89 (17) 2,449 2,034 383 1,235 .247 .360 .432
Bill Madlock 1973-87 (15) 1,806 2,008 163 860 .305 .365 .442
Ron Cey 1973-87 (15) 2,060 1,858 315 1,136 .261 .354 .445
Toby Harrah 1973-86 (14) 1,904 1,769 192 865 .266 .371 .406
Graig Nettles 1973-88 (16) 2,114 1,731 307 1,062 .248 .328 .423

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