Royals name Brett hitting coach

Updated: May 30, 2013, 8:33 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- George Brett is giving coaching a month.

The greatest player in Kansas City Royals history isn't sure teaching is his forte and doesn't know if players will listen.

Before hustling to the batting cage to start his job and greet well-wishers that included his former manager Whitey Herzog, the team's high profile interim batting coach certainly gave a fiery acceptance speech.

"I'm scared to death right now, to be honest with you," Brett said Thursday night. "But ...

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