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1978 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  92-70   .568
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Whitey Herzog
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,255,493
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Yankees)

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marty Pattin (35)
Youngest Player:  Clint Hurdle (20)
Longest Tenure:  Paul Splittorff, Amos Otis (9)
Top Hitter:  Amos Otis (7)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Buddy Biancalana (#25)

Roster Continuity:  84.63%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
UnifPlayerAgeRkGGSIPERAWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOGB/FBQSHBABBavgTBFPit/BBalStrSw
22Dennis Leonard-34040294.23.331.238.640.822.385.590.430.892491114.2541218--------
34Paul Splittorff-133938262.03.401.168.380.762.062.610.790.97273986.2471069--------
32Larry Gura-153526221.22.721.107.430.532.443.290.740.64174798.229890--------
38Rich Gale-243130192.13.091.418.000.474.684.121.140.98173702.244821--------
29Doug Bird--40698.25.291.4310.030.732.834.380.650.9222387.284433--------
33Marty Pattin--32578.23.321.238.240.922.863.430.830.7942289.249326--------
39Al Hrabosky-3058075.02.881.166.240.724.207.200.580.4701261.199308--------
23Steve Mingori--45069.02.741.168.350.652.093.650.571.0303265.242289--------
16Andy Hassler--11958.14.321.7111.730.153.704.010.921.34000--0--------
48Jim Colborn-588328.14.761.529.851.273.812.541.500.97000--0--------
28,31Randy McGilberry--18025.24.211.759.470.706.314.211.500.970096.281121--------
40Steve Busby--7521.17.591.8310.130.846.334.221.501.120285.282104--------
43Bill Paschall--208.03.380.756.75--0.005.630.000.270129.20731--------
35George Throop--103.00.001.676.00--9.006.001.502.00009.22213--------
16Steve Foucault--302.13.862.5719.29--3.860.00--0.75000--0--------
Totals  (1 year)370162143961.278.440.682.994.110.730.8791305021.2695623--------



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