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1979 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  85-77   .525
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Whitey Herzog
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,261,845
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marty Pattin (36)
Youngest Player:  Clint Hurdle (21)
Longest Tenure:  Amos Otis, Paul Splittorff (10)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (1)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Atlee Hammaker (#21)

Roster Continuity:  91.25%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
5George Brett+3b-1b1261971-2-29MLB15464511921242202310717105136014148.329.376.563939.4033637014561539.1.320
6Willie Wilson+of8231974-16-379MLB154588113185181364983122892731341.315.351.420771.3432476404331026.4.362
26Amos Otis+of34321965-5-95MLB15157710017028218903056892387512.295.369.444813.3602566604361046.5.322
15Darrell Porter+c5271970-1-4MLB15753310115523102011234121658841311.291.421.484905.4002586794101268.3.293
18Al Cowens+of90271969-75-1026MLB136516691521879731084044342712.295.345.409753.335211568393805.5.304
20Frank White+2b8428UDFA: 1970MLB1274677312426410482882554133711.266.300.403703.309188503372634.6.278
8Pete LaCock+1b-of-271970-1-20MLB13240854113254356213726171616.277.334.380714.316155453319584.9.286
11Hal McRae+of85331965-6-117MLB10139355113324107454384640176.288.351.466816.360183443298746.7.299
2Freddie Patek+ss-341965-22-421MLB106306307717013711121642301036.252.293.317610.27897338260272.8.286
30U.L. Washington+ss-25UDFA: 1973MLB1012683268125225107204401661.254.299.358658.29396300220323.9.289
12John Wathan+c-1b-291971-1-4MLB901992641732282172401557.206.227.302529.23260216176131.9.219
9,10Clint Hurdle+of-211975-1-9MLB59171164110333001282414044.240.343.386729.32266204139265.1.257
0George Scott+1b-35UDFA: 1962MLB44146193982120111232211112.267.329.370699.31554162122153.2.333
7Todd Cruz+ss-3b-231973-2-26MLB55118924702150131910132.203.224.314538.2373712610182.1.220
3Steve Braun+of-3b-311966-10-200MLB5811615312041000221102102.267.384.388772.3524513988206.1.267
9,10Jamie Quirk+c-3b-241972-1-18MLB5179824611110051310000.304.353.443796.356358555146.8.354
1Jerry Terrell+ss-3b-321968-18-412MLB31405123012101100102.300.317.450767.33918423165.5.289
25Tom Poquette+of-271970-4-80MLB2126150003001400010.192.214.192407.1875282210.7.217
19Joe Zdeb+of-261971-4-75MLB1523341100102400001.174.240.304544.2467252022.3.211
28Jim Nettles+of-321968-4-76MLB1123020001003200000.087.192.087279.152226210-0.3.095
13Jim Gaudet+c-241976-6-138MLB36010000000000000.167.167.167333.15116500.3.167
23German Barranca+2b-22UDFA: 1975MLB55331000310000000.600.600.8001400.620453219.8.600
Totals: (22 players)16256538511596286791167912077652867535565776114.282.343.422765--2388634943809235.7.300

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
34Paul Splittorff+24321968-25-574MLB15174.24363511000240.024813711325777715 01.359.300.942.892.891.00.2710.96
22Dennis Leonard+10281972-2-42MLB14124.08323212500236.0226117107335612682 01.198.621.262.144.810.44.2631.01
32Larry Gura+40311969-2-40MLB13124.4739337110233.222613711629738557 11.288.701.122.813.270.86.2530.88
38Rich Gale+60251975-5-105MLB9105.6534312100181.2197131114199910354 01.639.760.944.905.100.96.3030.99
40Steve Busby+-291971-2-39MLB663.632212405094.171453810644510 01.436.770.956.114.291.42.2281.19
33Marty Pattin+-361965-7-127MLB524.583171011394.1109504811214141 01.3810.401.052.003.910.51.3061.19
21Eduardo Rodriguez+-27-MLB414.842911013274.17942409342643 01.529.571.094.123.151.31.2790.82
25Craig Chamberlain+-221978-1-2MLB443.751010400069.26831297183021 01.238.780.902.333.880.60.2720.47
39Al Hrabosky+45291969-1-19MLB943.7458000371165.06731273413971 01.669.280.425.685.401.05.3140.70
23Steve Mingori+-35UDFA: 1965MLB335.79301008146.269363010171801 11.8413.311.933.283.470.94.3470.97
29Dan Quisenberry+-26UDFA: 1975MLB323.153200021540.0421614571310 01.239.451.131.572.930.54.2783.25
27Renie Martin+-231977-19-486MLB035.192500011534.23220201142521 01.338.310.263.636.490.56.3011.11
42Bill Paschall+-251976-3-53MLB016.5970005013.218111025302 01.6811.851.323.291.981.67.2911.05
31Gary Christenson+-261971-13-297MLB003.3760001010.2105412400 01.128.440.841.693.370.50.2570.93
35Craig Eaton+-241974-6-138MLB002.7050004010.083303400 01.107.200.002.703.600.75.2501.00
35George Throop+-281972-16-378MLB0013.504000202.274405100 04.5023.620.0016.873.375.00--1.33
1Jerry Terrell+-321968-18-412MLB000.001000101.000000000 00.000.000.000.000.00--.0000.00
Totals: (22 players)85774.46162162427120271,448147781671711653664040--21.479.181.033.333.980.84.286 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Darrell PorterC141628681315.9820.00 
John WathanC2370510.9870.00 
Jamie QuirkC915210.9440.00 
Jim GaudetC3130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pete LaCock1B10882968379.9970.00 
John Wathan1B4926419230.9930.00 
George Scott1B4133521427.9890.00 
George Brett1B847516.9810.00 
Jim Nettles1B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank White2B1253173321278.9820.00 
U.L. Washington2B461121111237.9490.00 
Jerry Terrell2B757031.0000.00 
German Barranca2B147031.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
George Brett3B1491293733028.9440.00 
Jerry Terrell3B1952111.9630.00 
Todd Cruz3B971633.8850.00 
Jamie Quirk3B314001.0000.00 
Steve Braun3B20000.0000.00 
German Barranca3B10000.0000.00 
Clint Hurdle3B110001.0000.00 
George Scott3B10000.0000.00 
U.L. Washington3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Freddie PatekSS1041532491954.9550.00 
U.L. WashingtonSS5062131631.9700.00 
Todd CruzSS4847102413.9740.00 
Jamie QuirkSS503001.0000.00 
Jerry TerrellSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie WilsonOF1523841260.9850.00 
Amos OtisOF1463851135.9920.00 
Al CowensOF134288340.9860.00 
Clint HurdleOF5088230.9680.00 
Steve BraunOF18264011.0000.00 
Tom PoquetteOF1071011.0000.00 
Joe ZdebOF9130001.0000.00 
Jim NettlesOF8190001.0000.00 
John WathanOF320001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Al HraboskyP58652420.7500.83 
Larry GuraP39233153825.9642.05 
Paul SplittorffP36240152733.9331.58 
Rich GaleP3418192543.8951.69 
Dennis LeonardP32236193212.9811.94 
Dan QuisenberryP324001012.9092.25 
Marty PattinP319441310.9441.63 
Steve MingoriP30466420.8331.95 
Eduardo RodriguezP29740810.8890.97 
Renie MartinP25345810.9293.42 
Steve BusbyP2294424011.0002.68 
Craig ChamberlainP106952001.0000.91 
Bill PaschallP71302001.0001.36 
Gary ChristensonP61021011.0002.65 
Craig EatonP51011011.0001.80 
George ThroopP420000.0000.00 
Jerry TerrellP110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hal McRaeDH100.0000.00 
Pete LaCockDH16.0000.00 
Darrell PorterDH15.0000.00 
Steve BraunDH11.0000.00 
John WathanDH11.0000.00 
Jamie QuirkDH9.0000.00 
Clint HurdleDH4.0000.00 
Amos OtisDH4.0000.00 
U.L. WashingtonDH3.0000.00 
George ScottDH2.0000.00 
Willie WilsonDH2.0000.00 
German BarrancaDH1.0000.00 
George BrettDH1.0000.00 
Al CowensDH1.0000.00 
Jerry TerrellDH1.0000.00 


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