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1976 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  90-72   .556
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Whitey Herzog
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  1,680,265
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Cookie Rojas (37)
Youngest Player:  Willie Wilson (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Fitzmorris (8)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (2)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Ben Grzybek (#18)

Roster Continuity:  84.02%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9072.556--
Oakland8774.5402.5
Minnesota8577.5255.0
Texas7686.46914.0
California7686.46914.0
Chi White Sox6497.39825.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
29Doug BirdPMLB6-4180RightRight3/5/195026Corona,California19698152Sep

5George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195323Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
35Tom BrunoPMLB6-5210RightRight1/26/195323Chicago,Illinois1978UDFA STL
40Steve BusbyPMLB6-2205RightRight9/29/194926Burbank,California1971239KC
18Al CowensOFMLB6-2200RightRight10/25/195124Los Angeles,California1969751026KC
46,49Jerry CramPMLB6-0180RightRight12/9/194728Los Angeles,California1978UDFA KC
10Tommy DavisOFMLB6-2205RightRight3/21/193937Brooklyn,New York1957UDFA Brk
39Al FitzmorrisPMLB6-2190BothRight3/21/194630Buffalo,New York1965UDFA CHW
37Larry GuraPMLB6-1185BothLeft11/26/194728Joliet,Illinois1969240CHC
42Tom HallPMLB6-0155LeftLeft11/23/194728Thomasville,North Carolina1966353MIN
16Andy HasslerPMLB6-5220LeftLeft10/18/195124Texas City,Texas196925579CAL
16Fran HealyCMLB6-5220RightRight9/6/194629Holyoke,Massachusetts1965UDFA CLE
30Ruppert JonesOFMLB5-10170LeftLeft3/12/195521Dallas,Texas1973357KC
22Dennis LeonardPMLB6-1190RightRight5/8/195125Brooklyn,New York1972242KC
17Mark LittellPMLB6-3210LeftRight1/17/195323Cape Girardeau,Missouri197112267KC
21Buck MartinezCMLB5-11200RightRight11/7/194827Redding,California1967UDFA PHI
7John Mayberry1BMLB6-3220LeftLeft2/18/194927Detroit,Michigan196716HOU
32Bob McClurePMLB5-11170BothLeft4/29/195323Oakland,California1973362LAD
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194530Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
23Steve MingoriPMLB5-10170LeftLeft2/29/194432Kansas City,Missouri1965UDFA CIN
3Dave Nelson2B-3BMLB5-10160RightRight6/20/194432Fort Sill,Oklahoma1964UDFA CLE
35Roger NelsonPMLB6-3205RightRight6/7/194432Altadena,California19686130MTL
26Amos OtisOFMLB5-11166RightRight4/26/194729Mobile,Alabama1965595BOS
2Freddie PatekSSMLB5-5148RightRight10/9/194431Seguin,Texas196522421PIT
33Marty PattinPMLB5-11180RightRight4/6/194333Charleston,Illinois19657127CAL
25Tom PoquetteOFMLB5-10175LeftRight10/30/195124Eau Claire,Wisconsin1970480KC
9Jamie QuirkC-3BMLB6-4200LeftRight10/22/195421Whittier,California1972118KC
1Cookie Rojas2BMLB5-10170RightRight3/6/193937Havana,Cuba1956UDFA CIN
37Ray SadeckiPMLB5-11180LeftLeft12/26/194035Kansas City,Kansas1958UDFA STL
28Ken SandersPMLB5-11185RightRight7/8/194134St. Louis,Missouri1960UDFA Kca
8Tony Solaita1BMLB6-0215LeftLeft1/15/194729Nuuuli,SamoaUDFA 
34Paul SplittorffPMLB6-3210LeftLeft10/8/194629Evansville,Indiana196825574KC
15Bob StinsonCMLB5-11185BothRight10/11/194530Elkin,North Carolina1966113Wa2
12John WathanC-1BMLB6-2205RightRight10/4/194926Cedar Rapids,Iowa197114KC
20Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195025Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
19Willie WilsonOFMLB6-3195BothRight7/9/195520Montgomery,Alabama197416379LAD
6Jim WohlfordOFMLB5-11175RightRight2/28/195125Visalia,California1970361KC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Steve BorosAssistant Coach 
Joe BurkeGeneral Manager 
Galen CiscoPitching Coach 
Whitey HerzogManager 
Chuck HillerThird Base Coach 
Charlie LauHitting Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 


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