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1977 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  102-60   .630
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Whitey Herzog
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  1,852,603
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Yankees)

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Cookie Rojas (38)
Youngest Player:  Clint Hurdle (19)
Longest Tenure:  Paul Splittorff, Buck Martinez, Amos Otis, Cookie Rojas (8)
Top Hitter:  Hal McRae (3)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Mike Jones (#21)

Roster Continuity:  79.99%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals10260.630--
Texas9468.5808.0
Chi White Sox9072.55612.0
Minnesota8477.52217.5
California7488.45728.0
Seattle6498.39538.0
Oakland6398.39138.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1977-04-07@ DET1W  7-41-0146,807Paul SplittorffDave RobertsPaul SplittorffDave RobertsMark Littell743
1977-04-09@ DET2W  16-22-019,240Andy HasslerRay BareAndy HasslerRay BareDennis Leonard23617
1977-04-10@ DET3W  5-03-017,804Jim ColbornVern RuhleJim ColbornVern RuhleLarry Gura28622
1977-04-11vs NYA4W  5-44-0139,460 Paul SplittorffDock EllisMark LittellDick Tidrow 331023
1977-04-13vs NYA5L  3-54-1220,089 Andy HasslerEd FigueroaRon GuidryAndy Hassler 361521
1977-04-15vs DET6L  3-44-2415,955 Jim ColbornVern RuhleVern RuhleJim ColbornSteve Foucault391920
1977-04-16vs DET7L  5-84-3423,753 Paul SplittorffDave RozemaJohn HillerSteve Mingori 442717
1977-04-17vs DET8W  6-55-3315,868 Andy HasslerDave RobertsLarry GuraDave RobertsMark Littell503218
1977-04-18vs MIN9L  6-85-4313,802 Dennis LeonardDave GoltzTom JohnsonSteve Mingori 564016
1977-04-19vs MIN10W  11-36-4312,230 Jim ColbornPete RedfernJim ColbornPete Redfern 674324
1977-04-20vs MIN11L  2-36-549,267 Paul SplittorffPaul ThormodsgardTom BurgmeierMark LittellTom Johnson694623
1977-04-22@ SEA12W  6-57-5419,756Andy HasslerGlenn AbbottMark LittellDave PaganLarry Gura755124
1977-04-23@ SEA13W  8-68-5322,685Dennis LeonardStan ThomasDennis LeonardDiego SeguiLarry Gura835726
1977-04-24@ SEA14W  16-19-630Jim ColbornGary WheelockJim ColbornGary Wheelock 995841
1977-04-24@ SEA15L  2-49-6321,734Paul SplittorffFrank MacCormackJohn MontaguePaul Splittorff 1016239
1977-04-26vs TEX16W  6-310-6215,780 Andy HasslerGaylord PerryDoug BirdGaylord Perry 1076542
1977-04-27vs TEX17L  0-510-7416,822 Dennis LeonardBert BlylevenBert BlylevenDennis Leonard 1077037
1977-04-29vs TOR18W  6-111-7115,523 Jim ColbornBill SingerJim ColbornBill Singer 1137142
1977-04-30vs TOR19L  1-211-8215,301 Paul SplittorffJerry GarvinJerry GarvinPaul Splittorff 1147341
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1977-05-01vs TOR20W  8-212-8234,066 Larry GuraDave LemanczykLarry GuraDave LemanczykMark Littell1227547
1977-05-02vs CHA21W  3-113-8115,400 Dennis LeonardFrancisco BarriosDennis LeonardFrancisco Barrios 1257649
1977-05-03vs CHA22L  4-813-9216,680 Marty PattinChris KnappDave HamiltonSteve Mingori 1298445
1977-05-04vs CHA23L  3-613-10310,737 Jim ColbornSteve StoneBart JohnsonJim ColbornLerrin LaGrow1329042
1977-05-05vs CHA24W  6-514-10210,888 Paul SplittorffKen BrettDoug BirdKen BrettMark Littell1389543
1977-05-06@ TEX25L  2-514-11425,728Larry GuraDoyle AlexanderDoyle AlexanderLarry Gura 14010040
1977-05-07@ TEX26W  6-515-11322,166Dennis LeonardGaylord PerryMark LittellAdrian Devine 14610541
1977-05-08@ TEX27L  2-515-12415,581Marty PattinBert BlylevenBert BlylevenMarty PattinDarold Knowles14811038
1977-05-09vs CAL28L  3-515-13421,901 Jim ColbornWayne SimpsonWayne SimpsonJim ColbornPaul Hartzell15111536
1977-05-10vs CAL29L  1-615-14416,740 Paul SplittorffNolan RyanNolan RyanPaul Splittorff 15212131
1977-05-12vs TEX30L  0-215-15520,391 Dennis LeonardGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDennis Leonard 15212329
1977-05-13vs TEX31W  3-216-15420,872 Larry GuraBert BlylevenMark LittellBert Blyleven 15512530
1977-05-14vs TEX32W  6-017-15329,978 Jim ColbornTommy BoggsJim ColbornTommy Boggs 16112536
1977-05-15vs TEX33L  3-717-16419,983 Paul SplittorffAdrian DevineAdrian DevinePaul SplittorffPaul Lindblad16413232
1977-05-18@ CHA34L  4-717-17420,041Dennis LeonardChris KnappChris KnappDennis LeonardLerrin LaGrow16813929
1977-05-19@ CHA35L  3-817-18411,695Jim ColbornSteve StoneSteve StoneJim Colborn 17114724
1977-05-20vs CLE36W  4-018-18417,532 Paul SplittorffDennis EckersleyPaul SplittorffDennis Eckersley 17514728
1977-05-21vs CLE37L  7-1218-19520,114 Doug BirdWayne GarlandRick WaitsMark Littell 18215923
1977-05-22vs CLE38L  1-718-20531,059 Dennis LeonardJim BibbyJim BibbyDennis Leonard 18316617
1977-05-25@ BAL39W  4-119-21611,388Paul SplittorffRoss GrimsleyPaul SplittorffRoss GrimsleyLarry Gura18716720
1977-05-25@ BAL40L  2-719-21611,388Jim ColbornDennis MartinezDennis MartinezJim Colborn 18917415
1977-05-27@ BOS41L  1-1019-22623,472Dennis LeonardFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsDennis Leonard 1901846
1977-05-28@ BOS42L  12-1719-23626,126Doug BirdLuis TiantBill CampbellMarty Pattin 2022011
1977-05-29@ BOS43W  3-020-23626,920Jim ColbornBob StanleyJim ColbornBob StanleyMark Littell2052014
1977-05-30@ TOR44W  4-121-23620,002Paul SplittorffJerry GarvinPaul SplittorffJerry GarvinMark Littell2092027
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1977-06-01@ TOR45W  11-322-23533,004Dennis LeonardBill SingerDennis LeonardBill Singer 22020515
1977-06-03vs BAL46L  6-722-24621,878 Doug BirdRoss GrimsleyRoss GrimsleyDoug BirdTippy Martinez22621214
1977-06-04vs BAL47L  4-523-25636,931 Jim ColbornDennis MartinezDennis MartinezJim Colborn 23021713
1977-06-04vs BAL48W  14-1323-25636,931 Paul SplittorffRudy MayLarry GuraMike Flanagan 24423014
1977-06-05vs BAL49W  4-324-25616,559 Andy HasslerJim PalmerAndy HasslerJim PalmerLarry Gura24823315
1977-06-06vs BOS50L  0-124-26625,881 Dennis LeonardLuis TiantLuis TiantDennis LeonardBill Campbell24823414
1977-06-07vs BOS51W  5-425-26421,184 Jim ColbornFergie JenkinsMark LittellMike Paxton 25323815
1977-06-08@ MIN52L  8-925-2769,255Paul SplittorffPaul ThormodsgardDave JohnsonLarry Gura 26124714
1977-06-09@ MIN53W  7-226-2759,912Andy HasslerPete RedfernAndy HasslerPete RedfernSteve Mingori26824919
1977-06-10@ MIL54L  3-426-28514,115Doug BirdJim SlatonJim SlatonLarry GuraBill Castro27125318
1977-06-11@ MIL55W  6-027-28527,401Dennis LeonardLary SorensenDennis LeonardLary Sorensen 27725324
1977-06-12@ MIL56L  0-427-29515,733Jim ColbornJerry AugustineJerry AugustineJim Colborn 27725720
1977-06-13@ NYA57W  8-328-29522,420Paul SplittorffMike TorrezPaul SplittorffMike TorrezSteve Mingori28526025
1977-06-14@ NYA58L  2-428-30619,559Andy HasslerDon GullettDon GullettAndy Hassler 28726423
1977-06-16@ NYA59L  0-728-31526,391Dennis LeonardRon GuidryRon GuidryDennis Leonard 28727116
1977-06-17vs MIN60W  7-129-31524,436 Jim ColbornGeoff ZahnJim ColbornGeoff Zahn 29427222
1977-06-18vs MIN61W  2-130-31535,515 Paul SplittorffBill ButlerPaul SplittorffBill ButlerMark Littell29627323
1977-06-19vs MIN62W  8-731-31436,912 Andy HasslerDave GoltzLarry GuraDave Johnson 30428024
1977-06-20vs SEA63L  2-431-32521,475 Dennis LeonardGary WheelockGary WheelockDennis LeonardEnrique Romo30628422
1977-06-21vs SEA64W  13-332-32310,958 Jim ColbornGlenn AbbottJim ColbornGlenn Abbott 31928732
1977-06-22vs SEA65W  4-333-32422,140 Paul SplittorffDick PoleDoug BirdDick PoleMark Littell32329033
1977-06-23vs SEA66L  6-833-33313,520 Andy HasslerRick JonesEnrique RomoMark Littell 32929831
1977-06-24@ OAK67W  3-034-3344,733Dennis LeonardDoc MedichDennis LeonardDoc Medich 33229834
1977-06-25@ OAK68W  6-435-33312,667Jim ColbornMike NorrisJim ColbornMike NorrisMark Littell33830236
1977-06-26@ OAK69L  3-736-3440Paul SplittorffVida BlueVida BluePaul SplittorffDave Giusti34130932
1977-06-26@ OAK70W  9-336-3449,404Marty PattinRick LangfordMarty PattinRick LangfordLarry Gura35031238
1977-06-27@ CAL71W  7-237-34314,794Andy HasslerWayne SimpsonAndy HasslerWayne Simpson 35731443
1977-06-28@ CAL72W  3-138-34316,103Dennis LeonardFrank TananaDennis LeonardFrank Tanana 36031545
1977-06-29@ CAL73L  0-738-35317,550Jim ColbornNolan RyanNolan RyanJim Colborn 36032238
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1977-07-01@ CLE74W  12-239-35316,460Paul SplittorffRick WaitsMarty PattinRick Waits 37232448
1977-07-02@ CLE75W  1-040-35316,227Andy HasslerDennis EckersleyAndy HasslerDennis Eckersley 37332449
1977-07-03@ CLE76L  3-640-36354,690Dennis LeonardPat DobsonPat DobsonDennis LeonardJim Kern37633046
1977-07-04@ TEX77W  1-041-36334,660Jim ColbornGaylord PerryJim ColbornGaylord PerryMark Littell37733047
1977-07-05@ TEX78W  6-442-36311,036Doug BirdBert BlylevenLarry GuraBert BlylevenMark Littell38333449
1977-07-06vs MIL79W  8-743-36322,804 Andy HasslerMoose HaasMarty PattinBill Castro 39134150
1977-07-08vs OAK80W  6-244-36327,647 Dennis LeonardVida BlueDennis LeonardVida Blue 39734354
1977-07-09vs OAK81L  1-744-37335,175 Jim ColbornRick LangfordRick LangfordJim Colborn 39835048
1977-07-10vs OAK82W  5-445-37321,677 Paul SplittorffDoc MedichDoug BirdDave Giusti 40335449
1977-07-11@ CHA83L  2-445-38322,320Larry GuraFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosLarry Gura 40535847
1977-07-12@ CHA84W  8-346-38232,514Dennis LeonardSteve StoneDennis LeonardSteve Stone 41336152
1977-07-13vs DET85W  6-447-38219,418 Andy HasslerFernando ArroyoDoug BirdFernando ArroyoMark Littell41936554
1977-07-14vs DET86W  4-348-38220,755 Jim ColbornBob SykesJim ColbornBob SykesLarry Gura42336855
1977-07-15vs NYA87W  7-449-38236,743 Paul SplittorffRon GuidryPaul SplittorffRon GuidrySteve Mingori43037258
1977-07-16vs NYA88W  5-150-38240,054 Dennis LeonardMike TorrezDennis LeonardMike Torrez 43537362
1977-07-17vs NYA89W  8-451-38238,699 Andy HasslerKen ClayAndy HasslerKen Clay 44337766
1977-07-21@ DET90W  8-152-38215,262Paul SplittorffDave RobertsPaul SplittorffDave Roberts 45137873
1977-07-22@ DET91W  5-453-38222,758Dennis LeonardFernando ArroyoDoug BirdJohn Hiller 45638274
1977-07-23@ DET92L  4-553-39230,156Jim ColbornDave RozemaDave RozemaLarry Gura 46038773
1977-07-24@ NYA93L  1-353-40241,060Andy HasslerDon GullettDon GullettAndy HasslerDick Tidrow46139071
1977-07-27vs CLE94W  5-454-40223,818 Dennis LeonardAl FitzmorrisDoug BirdRick Waits 46639472
1977-07-28vs CLE95W  5-455-40225,211 Jim ColbornDennis EckersleyDoug BirdDennis Eckersley 47139873
1977-07-29@ CHA96L  8-1155-41245,919Andy HasslerKen KravecDave HamiltonMark Littell 47940970
1977-07-30@ CHA97L  4-655-42234,945Paul SplittorffFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosDoug BirdDave Hamilton48341568
1977-07-31@ CHA98L  4-556-4320Marty PattinSteve StoneLerrin LaGrowDoug Bird 48742067
1977-07-31@ CHA99W  8-456-43250,412Dennis LeonardChris KnappDennis LeonardChris Knapp 49542471
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1977-08-01@ MIN100L  5-956-44319,370Jim ColbornGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnJim ColbornTom Johnson50043367
1977-08-02@ MIN101L  4-956-45324,691Andy HasslerDave GoltzDave GoltzAndy Hassler 50444262
1977-08-03vs TOR102W  7-457-45316,775 Paul SplittorffJerry GarvinPaul SplittorffJerry GarvinDoug Bird51144665
1977-08-04vs TOR103W  8-058-45317,661 Larry GuraJesse JeffersonLarry GuraJesse Jefferson 51944673
1977-08-05vs CHA104W  12-259-45338,079 Dennis LeonardChris KnappDennis LeonardChris Knapp 53144883
1977-08-06vs CHA105W  6-360-45340,099 Jim ColbornWilbur WoodJim ColbornDave HamiltonDoug Bird53745186
1977-08-07vs CHA106W  3-261-45340,247 Marty PattinKen KravecMarty PattinKen Kravec 54045387
1977-08-08vs CAL107L  4-661-4740 Andy HasslerNolan RyanNolan RyanAndy HasslerDave LaRoche54445985
1977-08-08vs CAL108L  2-761-47440,525 Paul SplittorffWayne SimpsonWayne SimpsonPaul Splittorff 54646680
1977-08-10@ TEX109W  4-362-47326,349Dennis LeonardGaylord PerryDennis LeonardGaylord PerryLarry Gura55046981
1977-08-11@ TEX110L  3-862-48421,770Jim ColbornDoyle AlexanderDoyle AlexanderJim ColbornRoger Moret55347776
1977-08-12@ TOR111W  9-863-48419,143Andy HasslerDave LemanczykMarty PattinDave LemanczykDoug Bird56248577
1977-08-13@ TOR112W  5-364-48325,027Paul SplittorffJim ClancyPaul SplittorffJim ClancyDoug Bird56748879
1977-08-14@ TOR113L  3-664-49427,430Dennis LeonardJerry GarvinTom MurphyDennis LeonardPete Vuckovich57049476
1977-08-15@ BOS114L  1-264-50433,424Jim ColbornReggie ClevelandReggie ClevelandJim ColbornBill Campbell57149675
1977-08-16@ BOS115L  3-564-51435,748Mark LittellDon AaseBill CampbellDoug Bird 57450173
1977-08-17@ CLE116W  5-365-5145,921Paul SplittorffJim BibbyMarty PattinJim BibbyDoug Bird57950475
1977-08-18@ CLE117W  4-066-5146,692Dennis LeonardWayne GarlandDennis LeonardWayne Garland 58350479
1977-08-19vs BOS118W  9-367-51336,725 Jim ColbornMike PaxtonJim ColbornMike Paxton 59250785
1977-08-20vs BOS119W  5-268-51140,502 Mark LittellLuis TiantMark LittellLuis TiantDoug Bird59750988
1977-08-21vs BOS120W  6-469-51131,199 Paul SplittorffDon AaseDoug BirdBill Campbell 60351390
1977-08-22vs BAL121W  8-770-51136,328 Dennis LeonardJim PalmerSteve MingoriTippy Martinez 61152091
1977-08-23vs BAL122W  5-271-51127,602 Jim ColbornMike FlanaganJim ColbornMike FlanaganLarry Gura61652294
1977-08-24@ MIL123W  4-372-5119,082Marty PattinJim SlatonDoug BirdLary SorensenSteve Mingori62052595
1977-08-25@ MIL124W  9-673-5118,225Paul SplittorffJerry AugustinePaul SplittorffJerry AugustineDoug Bird62953198
1977-08-26@ BAL125W  3-274-51121,511Dennis LeonardJim PalmerDennis LeonardJim Palmer 63253399
1977-08-27@ BAL126L  2-474-52117,074Jim ColbornMike FlanaganMike FlanaganJim ColbornDennis Martinez63453797
1977-08-28@ BAL127W  5-075-52115,764Andy HasslerRoss GrimsleyAndy HasslerRoss GrimsleyDoug Bird639537102
1977-08-29@ NYA128L  3-575-53131,269Paul SplittorffCatfish HunterSparky LyleSteve Mingori 642542100
1977-08-30vs TEX129L  2-875-54127,154 Dennis LeonardGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDennis Leonard 64455094
1977-08-31vs TEX130W  5-476-54125,223 Jim ColbornDoyle AlexanderJim ColbornDoyle AlexanderDoug Bird64955495
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1977-09-02vs MIL131W  3-178-5410 Andy HasslerMoose HaasAndy HasslerMoose HaasDoug Bird65255597
1977-09-02vs MIL132W  3-078-54122,318 Paul SplittorffBill TraversPaul SplittorffBill Travers 655555100
1977-09-03vs MIL133W  3-279-54135,604 Dennis LeonardLary SorensenDennis LeonardLary Sorensen 658557101
1977-09-04vs MIL134W  6-280-54124,530 Marty PattinMike CaldwellMarty PattinMike Caldwell 664559105
1977-09-05@ SEA135W  8-481-54111,750Jim ColbornDick PoleJim ColbornDick Pole 672563109
1977-09-06@ SEA136W  10-082-5417,191Paul SplittorffRick HoneycuttPaul SplittorffRick Honeycutt 682563119
1977-09-07@ SEA137W  10-783-5417,814Andy HasslerGlenn AbbottMark LittellEnrique RomoDoug Bird692570122
1977-09-08@ SEA138W  7-284-5417,785Dennis LeonardJohn MontagueDennis LeonardJohn Montague 699572127
1977-09-09@ MIN139W  6-385-54111,970Marty PattinPaul ThormodsgardMarty PattinPaul ThormodsgardDoug Bird705575130
1977-09-10@ MIN140W  10-186-54123,601Paul SplittorffDave GoltzPaul SplittorffDave Goltz 715576139
1977-09-11@ MIN141W  4-187-54111,563Andy HasslerGeoff ZahnAndy HasslerGeoff Zahn 719577142
1977-09-14vs OAK142W  5-289-5410 Jim ColbornRick LangfordJim ColbornRick LangfordLarry Gura724579145
1977-09-14vs OAK143W  6-089-54116,791 Dennis LeonardMatt KeoughDennis LeonardMatt Keough 730579151
1977-09-15vs OAK144W  7-691-5410 Andy HasslerVida BlueDoug BirdDoug Bair 737585152
1977-09-15vs OAK145W  5-491-54115,182 Paul SplittorffPablo TorrealbaSteve MingoriDoug Bair 742589153
1977-09-16vs SEA146L  1-491-55119,072 Marty PattinDoc MedichDoc MedichMarty Pattin 743593150
1977-09-17vs SEA147W  7-592-55127,067 Mark LittellPaul MitchellLarry GuraDiego Segui 750598152
1977-09-18vs SEA148W  8-393-55133,397 Dennis LeonardGlenn AbbottDennis LeonardGlenn Abbott 758601157
1977-09-20vs MIN149W  4-294-55124,549 Paul SplittorffGeoff ZahnPaul SplittorffGeoff Zahn 762603159
1977-09-21vs MIN150W  10-595-55122,909 Jim ColbornDave JohnsonJim ColbornDave Johnson 772608164
1977-09-23@ CAL151W  7-396-55110,888Dennis LeonardWayne SimpsonDennis LeonardWayne Simpson 779611168
1977-09-24@ CAL152W  4-397-5518,989Mark LittellBalor MooreMark LittellBalor MooreDoug Bird783614169
1977-09-25@ CAL153W  6-399-5510Paul SplittorffKen BrettPaul SplittorffKen BrettGeorge Throop789617172
1977-09-25@ CAL154W  6-299-55122,943Marty PattinNolan RyanMarty PattinNolan Ryan 795619176
1977-09-26@ OAK155L  1-799-5613,909Jim ColbornJoe ColemanJoe ColemanJim Colborn 796626170
1977-09-27@ OAK156L  2-499-5810Andy HasslerMatt KeoughBob LaceyRandy McGilberry 798630168
1977-09-27@ OAK157L  2-399-5813,792Dennis LeonardSteve McCattySteve DunningDennis LeonardDoug Bair800633167
1977-09-28@ OAK158L  5-699-5913,056Mark LittellVida BlueBob LaceyGary Lance 805639166
1977-09-29vs CAL159W  6-3100-59114,334 Larry GuraWayne SimpsonLarry GuraWayne SimpsonDoug Bird811642169
1977-09-30vs CAL160W  8-5101-59133,289 Paul SplittorffKen BrettMarty PattinKen Brett 819647172
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1977-10-01vs CAL161L  1-4101-60123,497 Andy HasslerMike BarlowMike BarlowAndy HasslerDave LaRoche820651169
1977-10-02vs CAL162W  2-0102-60122,404 Dennis LeonardPaul HartzellDennis LeonardPaul Hartzell 822651171


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