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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
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1978-04-08Dennis LeonardR27L 5-8@ CLE1106L4.1985313000--0-111.252.50
1978-04-09Steve BusbyR29W 5-4@ CLE1128W5.1200030000--1-00.001.00
1978-04-10Paul SplittorffL32W 4-2vs BAL1215W8.1722031000--1-02.251.25
1978-04-12Dennis LeonardR27W 5-2vs BAL2107W8.0722145000--1-15.251.75
1978-04-14Paul SplittorffL32W 3-1vs CLE2216W7.0611023000--2-01.801.20
1978-04-15Steve BusbyR29W 6-5vs CLE2129-3.1655021000--1-05.001.44
1978-04-16Dennis LeonardR27W 2-1vs CLE3108W9.0611015000--2-13.431.33
1978-04-17Larry GuraL30W 3-1@ TOR147W7.0311012000--1-01.130.63
1978-04-18Paul SplittorffL32W 5-0@ TOR3217W9.0500004000--3-01.130.96
1978-04-21Dennis LeonardR27L 1-2@ BAL4109L8.0622027000--2-23.101.24
1978-04-22Paul SplittorffL32W 5-3@ BAL4218W7.0422200000--4-01.450.87
1978-04-23Steve BusbyR29W 6-5@ BAL3130-0.1122030000--1-07.001.89
1978-04-24Jim ColbornR32W 8-6@ TEX1183-3.1964011000--0-09.002.50
1978-04-25Dennis LeonardR27L 1-4@ TEX5110L8.0644234000--2-33.411.22
1978-04-26Paul SplittorffL32L 1-3vs TOR5219L9.0433222000--4-11.800.83
1978-04-27Larry GuraL30L 7-8vs TOR248-7.2965201000--2-03.001.05
1978-04-28Steve BusbyR29W 7-6vs MIL4131-1.2555120000--1-09.822.18
1978-04-29Dennis LeonardR27W 11-2vs MIL6111W9.01322137000--3-33.131.33
1978-04-30Rich GaleR24W 3-0vs MIL11W7.0600014000--1-00.001.00
1978-05-01Paul SplittorffL32L 4-8@ NYA6220L6.1865023000--4-22.490.91
1978-05-02Larry GuraL30L 2-4@ NYA349L5.2644123000--2-13.811.15
1978-05-03Dennis LeonardR27L 5-6@ NYA7112L7.2965326000--3-43.501.33
1978-05-05Jim ColbornR32L 0-9@ MIL2184L4.1765113000--1-16.001.73
1978-05-06Paul SplittorffL32L 3-4@ MIL7221-8.0422021000--4-22.450.89
1978-05-07Rich GaleR24W 8-6@ MIL22W5.2544052000--2-02.771.31
1978-05-08Dennis LeonardR27L 4-8@ BOS8113L6.2774142000--3-53.691.36
1978-05-09Jim ColbornR32L 3-4@ BOS3185L6.21144131000--1-25.731.82
1978-05-12Paul SplittorffL32W 4-3vs NYA8222-6.21033111000--4-22.660.98
1978-05-13Dennis LeonardR27L 2-5vs NYA9114L7.1755111000--3-63.971.34
1978-05-14Andy HasslerL27W 10-9vs NYA194-4.2765041000--0-09.002.20
1978-05-15Rich GaleR24W 3-1vs BOS33W9.0211055000--3-02.051.09
1978-05-16Paul SplittorffL32L 2-3vs BOS9223L9.0833112000--4-32.700.99
1978-05-18Dennis LeonardR27L 6-8vs MIN10115L2.2466120000--3-74.561.37
1978-05-19Andy HasslerL27L 3-5vs MIN295-5.1732033000--0-06.302.10
1978-05-20Rich GaleR24W 6-3vs MIN44W7.1833121000--4-02.481.17
1978-05-21Paul SplittorffL32L 2-3vs MIN10224L9.0733011000--4-42.730.97
1978-05-22Dennis LeonardR27L 1-10@ SEA11116L3.1675111000--3-84.991.41
1978-05-23Andy HasslerL27L 3-4@ SEA396L8.0843034000--0-15.001.78
1978-05-23Larry GuraL30W 5-3@ SEA450-4.1321042000--2-13.751.25
1978-05-24Rich GaleR24W 6-5@ SEA55-3.1542061000--4-02.811.41
1978-05-25Paul SplittorffL32W 9-4@ SEA11225W7.0733122000--5-42.831.00
1978-05-28Andy HasslerL27W 8-7@ MIN497-5.0922011000--0-14.701.83
1978-05-29Rich GaleR24W 8-2vs SEA66W9.01122032000--5-02.631.44
1978-05-31Paul SplittorffL32W 8-3vs SEA12226W9.01132023000--6-42.751.04
1978-06-01Dennis LeonardR27W 10-0vs SEA12117W9.0600011000--4-84.451.34
1978-06-02Andy HasslerL27L 1-5vs CHA598L8.0954113000--0-24.651.68
1978-06-03Rich GaleR24L 5-9vs CHA77L3.1866031000--5-13.601.56
1978-06-04Paul SplittorffL32W 13-2vs CHA13227W7.0420010000--7-42.561.02
1978-06-06Dennis LeonardR27L 1-2@ TEX13118L8.0622111000--4-94.251.30
1978-06-08Andy HasslerL27L 4-5@ TEX699L4.2744024000--0-35.001.69
1978-06-08Rich GaleR24L 2-3@ TEX88-8.2322081000--5-13.401.53
1978-06-09Paul SplittorffL32L 2-3@ DET14228L8.0632132000--7-52.541.03
1978-06-10Dennis LeonardR27W 6-3@ DET14119W9.0933236000--5-94.141.30
1978-06-11Larry GuraL31L 2-5@ DET551-8.0622011000--3-13.351.16
1978-06-12Doug BirdR28L 5-6vs TEX138-7.0755113000--3-25.401.46
1978-06-13Rich GaleR24W 5-0vs TEX99W9.0100064000--6-12.901.42
1978-06-14Paul SplittorffL32W 7-1vs DET15229W9.0411113000--8-52.420.99
1978-06-15Dennis LeonardR27W 7-2vs DET15120W9.01022018000--6-93.961.29
1978-06-16Larry GuraL31W 2-1@ CHA652W7.0511033000--4-13.101.16
1978-06-17Rich GaleR24L 1-6@ CHA1010L1.1555030000--6-23.521.50
1978-06-18Paul SplittorffL32L 0-11@ CHA16230L5.0655320000--8-62.691.02
1978-06-18Andy HasslerL27W 3-2@ CHA7100-6.2622042000--0-34.711.69
1978-06-19Dennis LeonardR27W 6-5vs CLE16121W8.0953119000--7-93.921.29
1978-06-20Larry GuraL31W 3-2vs CLE753W9.0822031000--5-12.961.16
1978-06-21Rich GaleR24L 2-4vs CLE1111-3.1322042000--6-23.631.54
1978-06-23Dennis LeonardR27L 4-5vs OAK17122L7.0951136000--7-103.771.31
1978-06-23Paul SplittorffL32W 5-3vs OAK17231W7.2633101000--9-62.731.00
1978-06-24Andy HasslerL27W 7-5vs OAK8101W5.0831012000--1-34.401.70
1978-06-25Larry GuraL31L 3-6vs OAK854L6.2744112000--5-23.161.16
1978-06-26Rich GaleR24W 4-0@ CAL1212W9.07000010000--7-23.201.45
1978-06-27Dennis LeonardR27L 4-5@ CAL18123-6.2644056000--7-103.851.33
1978-06-28Paul SplittorffL32L 5-9@ CAL18232L1.1755000000--9-73.051.05
1978-06-29Marty PattinR35L 1-3@ CAL1213-6.1411010000--1-13.101.45
1978-06-30Rich GaleR24L 1-2@ OAK1313L8.0522124000--7-33.111.39
1978-07-01Dennis LeonardR27L 2-4@ OAK19124L5.21044024000--7-113.971.37
1978-07-02Larry GuraL31W 4-2@ OAK955W8.1922121000--6-23.071.18
1978-07-02Andy HasslerL27L 3-9@ OAK9102L4.1554043000--1-44.581.75
1978-07-03Doug BirdR28L 4-7vs CAL239L6.01055012000--3-45.211.46
1978-07-04Rich GaleR24W 4-3vs CAL1414W9.0532223000--8-33.001.33
1978-07-05Dennis LeonardR27W 10-1vs CAL20125W9.0611023000--8-113.791.34
1978-07-06Marty PattinR35L 2-9vs CAL2214L0.1255131000--1-24.661.62
1978-07-07Paul SplittorffL32W 3-1vs BAL19233W9.0411011000--10-72.901.01
1978-07-08Rich GaleR24W 11-3vs BAL1515W8.0510044000--9-32.761.32
1978-07-09Dennis LeonardR27W 10-4vs BAL21126W9.0743124000--9-113.741.32
1978-07-13Paul SplittorffL32L 2-13@ MIL20234L2.0455124000--10-83.171.03
1978-07-14Rich GaleR24W 9-2@ MIL1616W9.0720036000--10-32.541.30
1978-07-15Dennis LeonardR27W 8-2@ NYA22127W9.0822008000--10-113.641.29
1978-07-16Larry GuraL31W 3-1@ NYA1056W6.1511131000--7-22.941.17
1978-07-17Paul SplittorffL32W 9-7@ NYA21235-3.0755113000--10-83.411.07
1978-07-19Rich GaleR24W 11-4vs TEX1717W9.0744233000--11-32.651.29
1978-07-20Dennis LeonardR27W 2-1vs TEX23128W9.0611016000--11-113.511.27
1978-07-21Paul SplittorffL32W 9-0vs BOS22236W9.0600001000--11-83.211.04
1978-07-22Doug BirdR28W 6-5vs BOS340-1.1543201000--3-45.701.55
1978-07-23Rich GaleR25W 7-3vs BOS1818-2.2633021000--11-32.801.32
1978-07-24Dennis LeonardR27W 5-2vs NYA24129W9.0822016000--12-113.431.25
1978-07-25Paul SplittorffL32L 0-4vs NYA23237L7.2843022000--11-93.241.06
1978-07-26Doug BirdR28W 12-3vs SEA441W6.0133044000--4-45.591.48
1978-07-27Larry GuraL31W 3-1vs SEA1157W9.0811004000--8-22.681.13
1978-07-28Rich GaleR25W 4-0@ BOS1919W9.0800019000--12-32.611.30
1978-07-29Dennis LeonardR27L 0-1@ BOS25130L8.0511028000--12-123.331.24
1978-07-30Paul SplittorffL32W 2-1@ BOS24238W7.2511012000--12-93.141.05
1978-07-31Larry GuraL31L 3-4@ CLE1258-8.1533004000--8-22.721.09
1978-08-01Rich GaleR25L 1-2@ CLE2020-6.0511062000--12-32.561.32
1978-08-02Dennis LeonardR27L 2-5@ CLE26131L5.2655142000--12-133.461.25
1978-08-04Paul SplittorffL32L 4-5vs TOR25239-6.1833002000--12-93.191.06
1978-08-05Larry GuraL31W 5-3vs TOR1359W8.01033015000--9-22.761.11
1978-08-06Rich GaleR25W 12-5vs TOR2121W6.0822112000--13-32.581.33
1978-08-07Dennis LeonardR27L 3-5vs CHA27132L6.1844024000--12-143.541.26
1978-08-08Paul SplittorffL32W 10-4vs CHA26240W6.0843015000--13-93.231.07
1978-08-09Larry GuraL31W 2-0@ BAL1460W9.0400047000--10-22.581.10
1978-08-10Doug BirdR28L 2-3@ BAL542L7.2633103000--4-55.351.45
1978-08-11Dennis LeonardR27W 9-8@ TOR28133-2.1766211000--12-143.751.28
1978-08-12Paul SplittorffL32L 2-5@ TOR27241L3.2844132000--13-103.351.11
1978-08-13Larry GuraL31L 2-3@ TOR1561-8.1922045000--10-22.541.12
1978-08-14Rich GaleR25L 2-11@ DET2222L3.1854034000--13-42.771.38
1978-08-15Dennis LeonardR27W 4-2@ DET29134W6.0722052000--13-143.731.30
1978-08-16Doug BirdR28L 1-5@ MIN643L4.01055106000--4-65.651.50
1978-08-16Paul SplittorffL32W 11-7@ MIN28242W6.1954125000--14-103.431.13
1978-08-17Larry GuraL31L 5-6@ MIN1662L9.2966023000--10-32.751.12
1978-08-18Rich GaleR25L 3-4vs TEX2323L8.2840032000--13-52.611.37
1978-08-19Dennis LeonardR27W 3-0vs TEX30135W9.0600027000--14-143.581.29
1978-08-20Paul SplittorffL32W 2-1vs TEX29243W9.0811012000--15-103.331.12
1978-08-22Larry GuraL31W 6-3@ CHA1763W7.1833012000--11-32.781.12
1978-08-23Dennis LeonardR27L 0-3@ CHA31136L8.0733006000--14-153.571.27
1978-08-24Paul SplittorffL32L 1-4@ CHA30244L7.1844014000--15-113.371.12
1978-08-25Rich GaleR25L 2-7@ TEX2424L6.0566133000--13-62.851.37
1978-08-26Larry GuraL31L 4-8@ TEX1864L1.2443121000--11-42.931.15
1978-08-27Dennis LeonardR27W 4-2@ TEX32137W8.2922107000--15-153.521.27
1978-08-28Paul SplittorffL32W 3-2vs CHA31245-8.0520031000--15-113.251.12
1978-08-29Rich GaleR25L 3-9vs CHA2525L6.0654023000--13-72.961.37
1978-08-30Larry GuraL31W 12-0vs CHA1965W9.0500005000--12-42.771.12
1978-09-01Dennis LeonardR27L 2-6vs DET33138L5.0766126000--15-163.681.28
1978-09-02Paul SplittorffL32W 8-3vs DET32246W9.0733323000--16-113.241.11
1978-09-03Larry GuraL31W 6-2vs DET2066W9.0522103000--13-42.731.09
1978-09-04Rich GaleR25W 5-3@ OAK2626W6.0611022000--14-72.911.36
1978-09-05Dennis LeonardR27W 3-0@ OAK34139W9.0300017000--16-163.541.25
1978-09-06Paul SplittorffL32W 11-8@ OAK33247-1.2553022000--16-113.341.14
1978-09-08Larry GuraL31W 9-7@ CAL2167-6.0744052000--13-42.841.12
1978-09-09Rich GaleR25L 2-3@ CAL2727L5.2533152000--14-82.981.38
1978-09-09Dennis LeonardR27L 2-4@ CAL35140L7.0944136000--16-173.591.26
1978-09-10Paul SplittorffL32L 3-13@ CAL34248L0.0455120000--16-123.541.17
1978-09-11Marty PattinR35W 7-2vs OAK3215W9.0422003000--3-23.771.35
1978-09-12Larry GuraL31W 8-1vs OAK2268W9.0511014000--14-42.761.10
1978-09-13Dennis LeonardR27W 9-1vs OAK36141W6.1611112000--17-173.521.25
1978-09-14Paul SplittorffL32W 5-1vs OAK35249W9.0411022000--17-123.441.15
1978-09-15Rich GaleR25W 3-2vs CAL2828-8.0722132000--14-82.951.38
1978-09-16Marty PattinR35L 3-4vs CAL4216-7.0322023000--3-23.651.29
1978-09-17Dennis LeonardR27W 5-0vs CAL37142W9.0500003000--18-173.411.23
1978-09-18Larry GuraL31W 7-6@ SEA2369-4.11066200000--14-42.961.12
1978-09-19Paul SplittorffL32W 9-8@ SEA36250W7.1853023000--18-123.441.15
1978-09-20Rich GaleR25L 4-5vs MIL2929-0.2122040000--14-83.031.40
1978-09-21Dennis LeonardR27W 8-4vs MIL38143W9.01044056000--19-173.431.25
1978-09-22Marty PattinR35L 0-4@ MIN5217L8.0542014000--3-33.511.23
1978-09-22Larry GuraL31W 4-2@ MIN2470W9.0620034000--15-42.831.12
1978-09-23Paul SplittorffL32W 3-1@ MIN37251W7.1611162000--19-123.381.17
1978-09-24Rich GaleR25L 4-6@ MIN3030-3.1433041000--14-83.131.42
1978-09-25Dennis LeonardR27W 7-2vs SEA39144W9.0622024000--20-173.381.23
1978-09-26Larry GuraL31W 4-1vs SEA2571W9.0311130000--16-42.751.10
1978-09-27Paul SplittorffL32L 2-4vs SEA38252L9.0844011000--19-133.401.16
1978-09-29Dennis LeonardR27W 4-0vs MIN40145W5.0200013000--21-173.331.22
1978-09-30Steve BusbyR29L 3-7vs MIN5132-5.0433042000--1-07.711.86
1978-10-01Larry GuraL31W 1-0vs MIN2672-3.0000024000--16-42.721.09
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