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1970 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  65-97   .401
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Lemon, Charlie Metro
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  693,047
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Abernathy (37)
Youngest Player:  Buck Martinez (21)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Amos Otis (10)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Johnson (12)
Top Draft Pick:  Rex Goodson (#8)

Roster Continuity:  81.09%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota9864.605--
Oakland8973.5499.0
California8676.53112.0
KC Royals6597.40133.0
Milwaukee6597.40133.0
Chi White Sox56106.34642.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Dick Drago1970-04-081970W  2-0 vs OAKWSHO940005400034000--4212-13Complete game/Shutout
Dave Morehead1970-04-091970W  3-1 vs OAKSv 321002200014000--15037-591st career save
Ken Wright1970-04-101970L  11-7 vs CAL  10000110004000--10-01st career game
Jim Rooker1970-04-171970W  7-5 @ CALSv 20000110007000--334-161st career save
Ken Wright1970-04-301970W  3-2 vs DETW 11000120005000--81-01st career win
Bob Johnson1970-05-021970W  4-3 vs CLE  8731111000034000--80-010 Strikeouts
Bob Johnson1970-05-081970W  9-3 @ DETW 973224800035000--91-01st career win
Ken Wright1970-05-131970W  1-0 @ CLESv 10000010003000--111-01st career save
Aurelio Monteagudo1970-06-151970W  7-6 vs BOSW 0.10000000001000--391-51st career win
Ted Abernathy1970-07-041970W  8-6 @ MILW 1.21000240008000--53548-55Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Jim Rooker1970-07-101970W  2-0 vs CHAWSHO970003400036000--529-24Complete game/Shutout
Bill Butler1970-07-111970W  4-0 vs CHAWSHO930005100033000--5012-18Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Jim Rooker1970-07-201970W  3-0 vs DETWSHO960003100034000--5410-25Complete game/Shutout
Bob Johnson1970-07-211970L  2-1 vs BALLCG9722041100036000--283-711 Strikeouts
Bob Johnson1970-08-231970W  4-3 vs BOSWCG9232131200032000--356-812 Strikeouts, 2-hitter
Bob Johnson1970-09-071970W  4-1 vs CALWCG9310041000034000--387-1010 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
Jim Rooker1970-09-081970W  12-0 vs CALWSHO930000700029000--6513-31Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Jim York1970-09-211970W  8-2 @ CHAW 4.231111500018000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Paul Splittorff1970-09-231970L  6-0 @ CHAL 7105313800034000--10-11st career game
Bob Johnson1970-09-261970W  5-0 vs MINWSHO940003810134000--418-12Complete game/Shutout
Bob Johnson1970-10-011970L  4-0 @ MINL 8944101000031000--428-1310 Strikeouts


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