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1970 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 65-97 .401
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 611-705 -94
Manager(s): Bob Lemon, Charlie Metro
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 693,047 22/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Rex Goodson (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dan Carnevale
Assistant Coach: George Strickland
Assistant Coach: Joe Schultz
Pitching Coach: Bob Lemon
Third Base Coach: Harry Dunlop

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American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
8973.5499.0
8676.53112.0
6597.40133.0
6597.40133.0
56106.34642.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Amos OtisKCAOAKW 3-1 vs OAK4010000100000000701st career stolen base
    Rich SeversonKCACALL 7-11 vs CAL301000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Ken WrightKCACALL 7-11 vs CAL000000000000000011st career game
    George SpriggsKCACALW 7-5 @CAL5340000010100000814 hits
    Rich SeversonKCACALL 1-7 @CAL401000100010000051st career RBI
    Bob OliverKCAOAKW 4-2 @OAK52300230001000001322 home runs
    Bob OliverKCABALL 5-7 vs BAL42200230000000001352 home runs
    Amos OtisKCABALL 5-7 vs BAL3120011001000000811st career home run
    Al FitzmorrisKCABALL 9-10 vs BAL1110000000000000111st career hit
    Amos OtisKCACLEL 5-7 vs CLE5251000000000000875 hits
    Ellie RodriguezKCADETW 9-3 @DET20100020000000201252 sacrifice flies
    Joe KeoughKCACHAW 3-2 @CHA51410020000000001254 hits
    Jim RookerKCACHAW 8-4 @CHA5222005000200000475 RBIs
    Ed KirkpatrickKCABOSL 2-4 @BOS3011000001000000500500th career game
    Amos OtisKCANYAL 4-9 vs NYA50300013011000001223 stolen bases
    Ellie RodriguezKCANYAL 4-9 vs NYA50000000004000001464 strikeouts
    Cookie RojasKCACALL 4-5 vs CAL40400010000000009494 hits
    Al FitzmorrisKCACALW 13-1 vs CAL3111001000000000311st career RBI
    Amos OtisKCACALW 13-1 vs CAL51420020000000001364 hits
    Bob JohnsonKCABALL 1-2 vs BAL3010000000100000281st career hit
    Bill SorrellKCABALL 1-2 vs BAL4020000100000000541st career stolen base
    Amos OtisKCACLEW 8-4 @CLE52200220000000011632 home runs
    Bob OliverKCACLEL 5-6 @CLE41300150000000002185 RBIs
    Bob OliverKCADETW 7-6 @DET52200240001000002202 home runs
    Bob JohnsonKCACHAW 7-2 @CHA4010001000200000311st career RBI
    Lou PiniellaKCACHAW 7-2 @CHA51400010000000002354 hits
    Rich SeversonKCAMILW 4-0 vs MIL3110013000000000431st career home run
    Cookie RojasKCAMILW 10-2 vs MIL51400041000000009894 hits
    Rich SeversonKCAMILW 10-2 vs MIL4242000000000000444 hits
    Ed KirkpatrickKCAMILL 2-4 vs MIL42200220000000005552 home runs
    Paul SchaalKCABOSW 11-3 @BOS52420010000000006194 hits
    Cookie RojasKCAWS2W 2-1 @WS2400000000000000010001000th career game
    Bob OliverKCACALW 12-0 vs CAL43400030010000002604 hits
    Lou PiniellaKCACALW 12-0 vs CAL51400020001000002674 hits
    Dick DragoKCAMILW 10-2 vs MIL4000000000400000714 strikeouts
    Ed KirkpatrickKCAOAKW 8-7 vs OAK41400030120000005794 hits
    Pat KellyKCAMILL 3-4 @MIL41000000014000002644 strikeouts
    George SpriggsKCACHAL 4-8 @CHA41100120001000001161st career home run
    Jim YorkKCACHAW 8-2 @CHA200000000010000011st career game
    Paul SplittorffKCACHAL 0-6 @CHA201000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Bobby FloydKCAMINW 4-3 vs MIN4042001010000000574 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Dick DragoKCAOAKW 2-0 vs OAKWSHO940005400034000--4212-13Complete game/Shutout
    Dave MoreheadKCAOAKW 3-1 vs OAKSv 321002200014000--15037-591st career save
    Ken WrightKCACALL 7-11 vs CAL 10000110004000--10-01st career game
    Jim RookerKCACALW 7-5 @CALSv 20000110007000--334-161st career save
    Ken WrightKCADETW 3-2 vs DETW 11000120005000--81-01st career win
    Bob JohnsonKCACLEW 4-3 vs CLE 8731111000034000--80-010 Strikeouts
    Bob JohnsonKCADETW 9-3 @DETW 973224800035000--91-01st career win
    Ken WrightKCACLEW 1-0 @CLESv 10000010003000--111-01st career save
    Aurelio MonteagudoKCABOSW 7-6 vs BOSW 0.10000000001000--391-51st career win
    Ted AbernathyKCAMILW 8-6 @MILW 1.21000240008000--53548-55Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Jim RookerKCACHAW 2-0 vs CHAWSHO970003400036000--529-24Complete game/Shutout
    Bill ButlerKCACHAW 4-0 vs CHAWSHO930005100033000--5012-18Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Jim RookerKCADETW 3-0 vs DETWSHO960003100034000--5410-25Complete game/Shutout
    Bob JohnsonKCABALL 1-2 vs BALLCG9722041100036000--283-711 Strikeouts
    Bob JohnsonKCABOSW 4-3 vs BOSWCG9232131200032000--356-812 Strikeouts, 2-hitter
    Bob JohnsonKCACALW 4-1 vs CALWCG9310041000034000--387-1010 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
    Jim RookerKCACALW 12-0 vs CALWSHO930000700029000--6513-31Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Jim YorkKCACHAW 8-2 @CHAW 4.231111500018000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Paul SplittorffKCACHAL 0-6 @CHAL 7105313800034000--10-11st career game
    Bob JohnsonKCAMINW 5-0 vs MINWSHO940003810134000--418-12Complete game/Shutout
    Bob JohnsonKCAMINL 0-4 @MINL 8944101000031000--428-1310 Strikeouts


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