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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

TEAM INFORMATION
PhaseRndOvlPlayerPosCurrent Status
Jan-Reg126Lee ClineP Inactive
Jan-Reg252Eugene Picchena3B Inactive
Jan-Reg378Keith VraneshOF Retired
Jan-Reg4103Doug WabekeSS Retired
Jan-Reg5126Francis MouseSS Retired
Jan-Reg6146Larry OnesiP Retired
Jan-Reg7164Tom ChevolekP Retired
Jan-Reg8178John MelodyP Retired
Jan-Reg9192Randy CorneliusP Inactive
Jan-Reg10203Donn KochC Retired
Jan-Sec15Earl RobinsonOF Inactive
Jan-Sec231John HaleyOF Retired
Jan-Sec354Anthony ZahradnickP Inactive
June-Reg125Buddy BiancalanaSS Retired
June-Reg251Darryl MotleyOF Retired
June-Reg377Mark RyalOF-P Retired
June-Reg4103David MangrumP Retired
June-Reg5129David HoggC Retired
June-Reg6155Jesse LuciousOF Retired
June-Reg7181Tim RodgersP Retired
June-Reg8207Jeff CornellP Retired
June-Reg9233Erik HendricksP Retired
June-Reg10259Harold BrightOF Retired
June-Reg11285Ulises Infante3B Retired
June-Reg12311Robert Gangerp Retired
June-Reg13337James DavidsonOF Retired
June-Reg14363Ira Turner1B Retired
June-Reg15389Don Heinkelp Retired
June-Reg16415Frank ViolaOF Pitching Coach - Savannah (2013)
June-Reg17441James Canfieldp Retired
June-Reg18466Bob Fiala3B Inactive
June-Reg19490Bradley Kastp Inactive
June-Reg20513Tom Willettep Inactive
June-Reg21535Steven PorterOF Retired
June-Reg22557Anthony WashingtonOF Retired
June-Reg23576Jim McCoyp Retired
June-Reg24595Ron Johnson1B Manager - Norfolk (2014)
June-Reg25613Chris Czarkap Retired
June-Reg26630Buddy BaileyC Manager - Tennessee (2014)
June-Reg27646Mark Terrillp Inactive
June-Reg28662John Senecap Retired
June-Reg29678Chuck CurryIF Retired
June-Reg30693Craig Pippinp Retired
June-Reg31707Gregg Bakerp Inactive
June-Sec12Craig ChamberlainP Retired
June-Sec227Bill LaskeyP Retired
June-Sec343Jeff HanslovanP Retired


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