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1980 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 809-694 + 115
Roster Continuity 77.11% 15/26
Manager(s): Jim Frey
General Manager: Joe Burke
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 2,288,714 5/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Phillies)
Top Draft Pick: Frank Wills (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Pitching Coach: Bill Connors
Third Base Coach: Gordon MacKenzie

#1 Draft Picks

Ken Brett (#4), Darrell Porter (#4), Clint Hurdle (#9), Dave Chalk (#10), Jamie Quirk (#18)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8379.51214.0
7784.47819.5
7685.47220.5
7090.43726.0
6595.40631.0
59103.36438.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Willie WilsonOF24   705133230
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3
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497910288163514.326.357.421778.095.233.3652.89235.0297745
20Frank White2B29   56070148
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4
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7
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601961969209411.264.289.357646.093.150.2893.6380.0200594
30U.L. WashingtonSS26   54979150
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11
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5320753780010213.273.336.375711.102.222.3081.4791.5206614
24Willie Aikens1B25   54370151
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020
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98106488730923.278.356.433789.155.274.2951.3827.2235623
11Hal McRaeDH34   48973145
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831022956840613.297.342.483825.186.262.3081.9334.9236532
12John WathanC30   45357138
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581735042363119.305.377.406783.102.243.3250.8475.5184510
5George Brett3B27   44987175
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11815658221160711.390.454.6641118.274.423.3680.3818.7298515
15Darrell PorterC28   41851104
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51116950250610.249.354.342696.093.258.2640.7259.7143495
10Clint HurdleOF22   39550116
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60003461252511.294.349.458807.165.251.3221.7939.5181438
26Amos OtisOF33   3945699
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531613970302109.251.316.383699.132.269.2751.7939.4151448
7Dave Chalk3B-2B29   1671942
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2011182720035.251.326.341667.090.198.2891.50167.057190
9Jamie Quirk3B-C25   1631345
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213272412337.276.305.399704.123.172.2923.4332.665177
8Pete LaCock1B28   1561432
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1810171011027.205.284.263547.058.173.2110.59156.041176
2Rusty TorresOF31   721012
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0003138700001.167.250.167417.000.083.1850.88--1280
18Rance MulliniksSS-2B24   54814
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0060071000012.259.339.315654.056.185.3111.43--1762
19Jose CardenalOF36   53818
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005005500030.340.377.377754.038.132.3531.00--2061
4Bob DetherageOF25   2628
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7111400000.308.333.500833.192.231.3334.0026.01327
3Steve BraunOF32   2301
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0001002200000.043.120.043163.000.087.0481.00--125
1Jerry TerrellOF33   1641
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0000000000000.063.063.063126.000.000.063----116
53Onix ConcepcionSS22   1512
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0002000100001.133.133.133266.000.000.143----215
17Manny Castillo3B-DH23   1012
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0000000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----210
52Ken Phelps1B25   4000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
23German Barranca23   0300000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals178457148091633266591157661854350870938453463147.286.341.413754.128.241.3061.4049.723626319
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Larry Gura32   18102.96363616400283.12721079320761132051.238.650.642.423.591.49
22Dennis Leonard29   20113.7938389300280.1271127118308015512111.258.710.962.574.981.94
34Paul Splittorff33   14114.1534334000204.0236101941743531011.3710.410.751.902.341.23
38Rich Gale26   1393.9132286111190.216990831678976021.297.960.753.684.571.24
27Renie Martin24   10104.4032202082137.113384671870684011.488.741.184.604.470.97
29Dan Quisenberry27   1273.09750006833128.11294744527371011.229.070.351.902.601.37
33Marty Pattin37   403.643700021489.0973936723402011.359.810.712.334.041.74
40Steve Busby30   136.21116002042.1593029319124021.8612.640.644.072.570.63
31Gary Christenson27   305.23240008131.1352318418161021.7110.161.165.234.650.89
21Jeff Twitty22   216.14130002022.13317154790001.8213.501.642.863.681.29
35Rawly Eastwick29   015.32140008022.03714132851022.0515.140.823.272.050.63
25Ken Brett31   000.0080003113.18000540011.005.540.003.462.770.80
28Craig Chamberlain23   017.005000209.110873531001.6710.003.005.003.000.60
50Mike Jones20   0110.803100104.26760520002.2010.800.009.003.600.40
1Jerry Terrell33   000.001000101.01000100002.009.000.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals97653.843631623781254214591496694623129465614351191.349.230.802.873.791.32
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Darrell PorterC813223786.9780.00
John WathanC773062565.9820.00
Jamie QuirkC1548921.9660.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie Aikens1B1381081651295.9900.00
Pete LaCock1B8626721127.9970.00
John Wathan1B121127114.9920.00
Jerry Terrell1B3182001.0000.00
Ken Phelps1B2140021.0000.00
George Brett1B140011.0000.00
Jamie Quirk1B130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank White2B15339544810103.9880.00
Dave Chalk2B17333137.9550.00
Rance Mulliniks2B141119041.0000.00
Jerry Terrell2B334021.0000.00
Manny Castillo2B125001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Brett3B1121032561728.9550.00
Dave Chalk3B33245633.9640.00
Jamie Quirk3B28215762.9290.00
Manny Castillo3B303001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
U.L. WashingtonSS1522374673286.9570.00
Rance MulliniksSS18193415.9810.00
Onix ConcepcionSS651031.8330.00
Dave ChalkSS101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie WilsonOF159482961.9880.00
Clint HurdleOF1262338101.9600.00
Amos OtisOF105310641.9870.00
Rusty TorresOF4067421.9730.00
John WathanOF3554110.9820.00
Pete LaCockOF2944111.9780.00
Jose CardenalOF2330210.9700.00
Bob DetherageOF20160001.0000.00
Hal McRaeOF9170001.0000.00
Jamie QuirkOF760001.0000.00
Jerry TerrellOF780001.0000.00
Steve BraunOF520001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dan QuisenberryP75128172924.9583.23
Dennis LeonardP3828094114.9801.61
Marty PattinP37894911.9291.31
Larry GuraP36283950031.0001.88
Paul SplittorffP342041430041.0001.94
Rich GaleP32190102611.9731.70
Renie MartinP32137101845.8751.84
Gary ChristensonP243108001.0002.32
Rawly EastwickP14223610.9003.68
Jeff TwittyP132205001.0002.04
Steve BusbyP11425410.9001.92
Ken BrettP81303001.0002.06
Craig ChamberlainP5902001.0001.98
Mike JonesP340000.0000.00
Jerry TerrellP1101001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hal McRaeDH110.0000.00
Darrell PorterDH34.0000.00
Willie AikensDH13.0000.00
Dave ChalkDH6.0000.00
Manny CastilloDH2.0000.00
Steve BraunDH1.0000.00
Jamie QuirkDH1.0000.00
Jerry TerrellDH1.0000.00
Rusty TorresDH1.0000.00


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