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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

TEAM INFORMATION
PhaseRndOvlPlayerPosCurrent Status
Jan-Reg122Mike BrewerP Retired
Jan-Reg248Tim CatesP Retired
Jan-Reg374Alex Christy1B Retired
Jan-Reg4100Roger PatokaC Inactive
Jan-Reg5124Curt ThrasherP Inactive
Jan-Reg6147Mike BieleckiP Retired
Jan-Sec121Jeff SchattingerP Retired
Jan-Sec242Dave AndersonP First Base Coach - Texas Rangers (2013)
June-Reg121Atlee HammakerP Retired
June-Reg247John SkinnerP Retired
June-Reg373Pat SheridanOF Retired
June-Reg499Dan MarinoP Inactive
June-Reg5125Mickey PalmerP Retired
June-Reg6151Kenneth PourP Retired
June-Reg7177Craig LeffertsP Pitching Coach - Beloit (2014)
June-Reg8203Doran Perdue2B Retired
June-Reg9229Rob TownleyOF Retired
June-Reg10255Bill MooreOF Retired
June-Reg11281Otis IrvinSS Retired
June-Reg12307Ron KraussP Retired
June-Reg13333Ron BatterC Retired
June-Reg14359Osbe Hoskins3B Retired
June-Reg15385Wait Vanderbushp Retired
June-Reg16411Johnny BarnetteOF Retired
June-Reg17437David SullivanC Retired
June-Reg18463John ElwayOF Retired
June-Reg19489Daniel St. Clairp Retired
June-Reg20515James Atkinson3B Retired
June-Reg21540Larry GrahekOF Retired
June-Reg22565Dave LuethySS Retired
June-Reg23590Larry Williamsp Retired
June-Reg24614Vin Yuhasp Retired
June-Reg25638Jeff Twittyp Retired
June-Reg26662Daniel Fischerp Retired
June-Reg27685Craig Herberholzp Retired
June-Reg28706Bryan Naborsp Inactive
June-Reg29727Andrew Bastenp Inactive
June-Reg30747Mark WakaiC Inactive
June-Reg31767Craig Patterson2B Retired
June-Reg32785Ken Kurtzp Retired
June-Reg33803James Jonesp Inactive
June-Reg34818Allan GarrayC Retired
June-Reg35828Reggie WestOf Retired
June-Reg36837Leon VickersOf Inactive
June-Reg37844Greg HousnerC Inactive
June-Sec120Duane DeweyC-1B Retired
June-Sec241David McDonaldP Inactive
June-Sec355David LaBountyP Retired
June-Sec463Gil RobisonP Inactive


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