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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1979-04-05Dennis LeonardR28W 11-2vs TOR1146W6.0620024000--1-00.001.33
1979-04-07Larry GuraL31W 7-4vs TOR173W7.2633112000--1-03.380.88
1979-04-08Paul SplittorffL32W 8-3vs TOR1253W9.0531053000--1-01.001.11
1979-04-09Rich GaleR25L 3-7vs DET131L6.2733025000--0-13.861.29
1979-04-11Larry GuraL31W 10-3vs DET274-7.1733123000--1-03.601.07
1979-04-13Paul SplittorffL33L 1-4@ TOR2254L5.0744111000--1-13.211.29
1979-04-14Dennis LeonardR28L 6-8@ TOR2147L7.0775131000--1-13.461.38
1979-04-15Rich GaleR25W 12-10@ TOR232-3.0966100000--0-18.101.80
1979-04-16Larry GuraL31L 4-10@ DET375L6.1895153000--1-14.711.38
1979-04-17Paul SplittorffL33L 3-6@ DET3255L6.1855132000--1-24.501.45
1979-04-20Dennis LeonardR28L 2-9@ BOS3148L7.01166126000--1-24.951.55
1979-04-21Larry GuraL31L 4-10@ BOS476L4.055514263350%1-25.761.52
1979-04-22Rich GaleR25L 0-6@ BOS333L7.0966124000--0-27.941.71
1979-04-23Paul SplittorffL33W 4-3vs CHA4256W7.2830031000--2-23.211.43
1979-04-24Dennis LeonardR28W 5-0vs CHA4149W9.0700033000--2-23.411.41
1979-04-25Larry GuraL31W 7-6vs CHA577-7.0755111000--1-25.911.44
1979-04-26Rich GaleR25W 5-4vs CLE434-8.01044216000--0-26.841.60
1979-04-27Paul SplittorffL33W 15-7vs CLE5257W5.0655031000--3-24.091.48
1979-04-28Dennis LeonardR28W 7-2vs CLE5150W9.0822107000--3-23.081.29
1979-04-29Larry GuraL31L 4-5vs CLE678L6.0853023000--1-35.681.47
1979-04-30Rich GaleR25L 7-8vs TEX535-2.1464032000--0-27.671.74
1979-05-01Paul SplittorffL33W 9-3vs TEX6258W5.0100012000--4-23.551.34
1979-05-02Dennis LeonardR28L 2-3vs TEX6151L9.01033111000--3-33.061.28
1979-05-04Larry GuraL31W 5-4@ CLE779-5.2933030000--1-35.521.55
1979-05-05Rich GaleR25W 3-2@ CLE636W7.0320035000--1-26.091.56
1979-05-06Steve BusbyR30L 4-5@ CLE1133-8.1622053000--0-11.501.22
1979-05-07Dennis LeonardR28W 10-6@ TEX7152-4.1966204000--3-33.881.35
1979-05-08Larry GuraL31L 7-8@ TEX880L4.2887221000--1-46.241.59
1979-05-09Rich GaleR25W 4-3@ TEX737W6.2600014000--2-25.051.46
1979-05-10Paul SplittorffL33L 2-5@ CHA7259L7.1844133000--4-33.801.38
1979-05-11Steve BusbyR30L 3-5@ CHA2134L8.0445231000--0-22.771.12
1979-05-12Marty PattinR36W 5-4@ CHA1218W7.2922002000--1-02.501.22
1979-05-13Eduardo RodriguezR27W 14-5@ CHA139W9.0555142000--4-04.131.21
1979-05-14Rich GaleR25W 1-0@ SEA838W9.0500041000--3-24.141.38
1979-05-15Paul SplittorffL33W 7-4@ SEA8260W7.11044121000--5-33.911.40
1979-05-15Larry GuraL31L 2-6@ SEA981L7.1754112000--1-56.321.54
1979-05-16Steve BusbyR30W 4-3@ SEA3135W9.0433145000--1-22.831.06
1979-05-17Dennis LeonardR28L 6-7vs MIN8153L6.01154021000--3-44.111.44
1979-05-18Marty PattinR36L 6-10vs MIN2219-6.1754121000--1-03.381.29
1979-05-20Paul SplittorffL33W 5-1vs MIN9261W9.0911003000--6-33.481.34
1979-05-21Rich GaleR25L 7-12vs SEA939L2.2655124000--3-34.851.48
1979-05-22Steve BusbyR30L 11-12vs SEA4136-1.2644111000--1-23.751.22
1979-05-24Dennis LeonardR28W 5-4vs SEA9154W9.0744134000--4-44.091.39
1979-05-25Paul SplittorffL33W 4-3@ MIN10262W8.21132013000--7-33.341.36
1979-05-26Rich GaleR25W 7-4@ MIN1040W6.0632134000--4-34.661.48
1979-05-27Steve BusbyR30W 2-1@ MIN5137W9.0611033000--2-23.201.18
1979-05-28Marty PattinR36W 5-4vs BAL3220-8.1844222000--1-04.141.27
1979-05-29Paul SplittorffL33L 1-8vs BAL11263L3.2755222000--7-43.771.41
1979-05-30Rich GaleR25W 2-1vs BAL1141W8.0411075000--5-34.231.47
1979-06-01Larry GuraL32L 4-5vs MIL1082-6.0633326000--2-55.921.47
1979-06-02Paul SplittorffL33W 4-3vs MIL12264W9.0933053000--8-43.691.42
1979-06-03Marty PattinR36W 6-1vs MIL4221W9.0511025000--2-03.521.17
1979-06-04Rich GaleR25L 3-8@ NYA1242L5.2888053000--5-44.881.53
1979-06-05Larry GuraL32W 3-1@ NYA1183W9.0310023000--3-55.271.37
1979-06-06Paul SplittorffL33L 0-3@ BAL13265L8.0733121000--8-53.661.40
1979-06-07Steve BusbyR30L 1-3@ BAL6138-5.0311042000--2-23.061.20
1979-06-08Rich GaleR25L 10-11vs NYA1343-6.1765060000--5-45.081.58
1979-06-09Larry GuraL32W 9-8vs NYA1284-6.2776135000--3-55.461.37
1979-06-10Steve MingoriL35L 4-10vs NYA12L6.0764101000--0-14.261.63
1979-06-11Steve BusbyR30L 0-4vs BOS7139L9.1222062000--2-32.851.13
1979-06-12Rich GaleR25W 7-6vs BOS1444-9.0765122000--5-45.071.52
1979-06-13Larry GuraL32L 3-11vs BOS1385L3.0955312000--3-65.771.43
1979-06-15Paul SplittorffL33W 14-11@ MIL14266-2.2766231000--8-54.121.46
1979-06-16Steve BusbyR30L 2-3@ MIL8140L8.0833055000--2-42.911.19
1979-06-17Rich GaleR25L 3-5@ MIL1545L8.0854213000--5-55.021.48
1979-06-18Larry GuraL32W 3-2@ OAK1486W8.1622142000--4-65.491.42
1979-06-19Dennis LeonardR28L 5-6@ OAK10155-4.2433303000--4-44.181.35
1979-06-20Paul SplittorffL33W 9-2@ OAK15267W9.0822035000--9-53.931.44
1979-06-21Steve BusbyR30L 7-10@ OAK9141L3.0364140000--2-53.301.24
1979-06-22Rich GaleR25W 9-5@ CAL1646W7.2844148000--6-54.981.49
1979-06-23Larry GuraL32W 13-4@ CAL1587W6.1644033000--5-65.521.42
1979-06-24Dennis LeonardR28W 5-2@ CAL11156W9.0322117000--5-43.941.25
1979-06-26Paul SplittorffL33W 7-6vs OAK16268-2.2644031000--9-54.201.50
1979-06-27Steve BusbyR30W 10-3vs OAK10142W8.0622164000--3-53.191.27
1979-06-28Larry GuraL32W 7-6vs OAK1688-7.0763131000--5-65.421.42
1979-06-29Dennis LeonardR28L 5-6vs CAL12157-9.0853116000--5-43.841.22
1979-06-30Rich GaleR25L 5-8vs CAL1747L5.0766247000--6-65.191.52
1979-07-01Paul SplittorffL33L 2-14vs CAL17269L7.0966212000--9-64.421.49
1979-07-03Steve BusbyR30L 0-10@ BOS11143L2.2544144000--3-63.561.35
1979-07-04Dennis LeonardR28L 4-6@ BOS13158-8.0744121000--5-43.901.22
1979-07-05Rich GaleR25L 4-5@ BOS1848-6.0921155000--6-65.001.56
1979-07-06Paul SplittorffL33L 1-4vs CHA18270L9.0641143000--9-74.171.46
1979-07-07Larry GuraL32W 4-3vs CHA1789-7.2433132000--5-65.281.39
1979-07-08Marty PattinR36L 2-4vs CHA5222L1.2644100000--3-24.501.36
1979-07-09Dennis LeonardR28L 2-8@ CLE14159L6.1977310000--5-54.281.24
1979-07-10Rich GaleR25L 4-7@ CLE1949L4.2673143000--6-75.021.58
1979-07-11Paul SplittorffL33L 8-9@ CLE19271L5.2771031000--9-84.041.47
1979-07-12Larry GuraL32L 2-6vs TEX1890L2.1655210000--5-75.561.42
1979-07-13Dennis LeonardR28L 4-9vs TEX15160L6.21086132000--5-64.501.28
1979-07-14Rich GaleR25L 3-7vs TEX2050L1.2666111000--6-85.371.61
1979-07-15Paul SplittorffL33W 4-3vs TEX20272W9.0533303000--10-83.971.41
1979-07-19Dennis LeonardR28L 1-2vs CLE16161L9.0521022000--5-74.241.24
1979-07-20Rich GaleR25W 9-1vs CLE2151W8.0311144000--7-85.111.57
1979-07-21Paul SplittorffL33L 1-4@ TEX21273L6.1944032000--10-94.061.44
1979-07-22Larry GuraL32W 7-6@ TEX1991-4.2755122000--5-75.481.41
1979-07-23Dennis LeonardR28W 5-4@ TEX17162W8.0944204000--6-74.251.24
1979-07-24Rich GaleR26W 11-6@ CHA2252-3.0666121000--7-85.401.59
1979-07-25Paul SplittorffL33L 2-6@ CHA22274L7.0642022000--10-103.991.42
1979-07-26Larry GuraL32W 6-1@ CHA2092W9.0511022000--6-75.201.37
1979-07-27Dennis LeonardR28L 0-8vs BAL18163L2.0855224000--6-84.531.29
1979-07-28Rich GaleR26W 6-3vs BAL2353W7.1533035000--8-85.321.57
1979-07-29Paul SplittorffL33L 4-6vs BAL23275L7.2862224000--10-113.901.41
1979-07-30Larry GuraL32W 9-0vs TOR2193W9.0300012000--7-74.891.32
1979-07-31Dennis LeonardR28W 6-5vs TOR19164-1.1555022000--6-84.851.34
1979-08-01Rich GaleR26W 4-3vs TOR2454W7.0933020000--9-85.261.57
1979-08-03Steve BusbyR30W 5-3@ DET12144W6.0322176000--5-63.401.38
1979-08-03Paul SplittorffL33L 3-4@ DET24276-7.0533200000--10-113.901.38
1979-08-04Larry GuraL32L 2-5@ DET2294L6.2953022000--7-84.841.33
1979-08-05Dennis LeonardR28W 3-2@ DET20165W8.0522028000--7-84.701.31
1979-08-06Rich GaleR26W 16-12@ TOR2555-5.2755142000--9-85.341.58
1979-08-07Paul SplittorffL33L 2-3@ TOR25277L8.2732012000--10-123.801.36
1979-08-09Larry GuraL32W 10-3@ TOR2395W9.01032004000--8-84.691.32
1979-08-10Dennis LeonardR28W 7-3vs DET21166W8.0433133000--8-84.621.29
1979-08-10Rich GaleR26W 7-6vs DET2656-7.2433155000--9-85.281.57
1979-08-11Paul SplittorffL33W 11-5vs DET26278W6.21055021000--11-123.921.38
1979-08-12Craig ChamberlainR23W 7-1vs DET11W9.0611026000--1-01.000.89
1979-08-13Larry GuraL32L 4-5@ MIL2496-6.2743133000--8-84.681.33
1979-08-14Dennis LeonardR28L 2-5@ MIL22167L7.0755233000--8-94.711.29
1979-08-15Rich GaleR26L 5-6@ MIL2757-6.1853014000--9-85.221.56
1979-08-16Paul SplittorffL33W 4-2@ BAL27279W9.0422123000--12-123.831.35
1979-08-17Craig ChamberlainR23W 7-1@ BAL22W9.0311124000--2-01.000.72
1979-08-18Larry GuraL32L 2-9@ BAL2597L5.0833120000--8-94.701.35
1979-08-19Dennis LeonardR28W 11-7@ BAL23168-7.0855112000--8-94.781.29
1979-08-20Rich GaleR26L 4-17vs NYA2858L1.2255031000--9-95.451.58
1979-08-21Paul SplittorffL33L 2-6vs NYA28280L9.0665140000--12-133.881.34
1979-08-22Larry GuraL32W 3-1vs NYA2698W9.0511014000--9-94.521.32
1979-08-24Craig ChamberlainR23W 4-2vs BOS33W9.01022017000--3-01.330.89
1979-08-25Dennis LeonardR28W 1-0vs BOS24169W9.0400024000--9-94.531.26
1979-08-26Paul SplittorffL33W 6-3vs BOS29281W9.0633105000--13-133.841.31
1979-08-27Rich GaleR26W 10-9vs MIL2959-6.2744045000--9-95.441.58
1979-08-28Craig ChamberlainR23L 6-11vs MIL44L5.0764211000--3-12.251.00
1979-08-29Dennis LeonardR28W 18-8vs MIL25170W8.0766416000--10-94.631.25
1979-08-30Larry GuraL32W 8-3@ NYA2799W9.0733042000--10-94.451.31
1979-08-31Paul SplittorffL33L 3-7@ NYA30282L5.0766122000--13-144.011.32
1979-09-01Rich GaleR26W 9-8@ NYA3060-0.0133020000--9-95.591.59
1979-09-02Craig ChamberlainR23L 5-6@ NYA55-8.0844122000--3-12.701.05
1979-09-03Dennis LeonardR28W 1-0@ MIN26171W9.0400019000--11-94.401.22
1979-09-04Larry GuraL32L 1-5@ MIN28100L6.0655103000--10-104.541.30
1979-09-05Paul SplittorffL33L 3-8@ MIN31283L1.2655011000--13-154.181.34
1979-09-07Craig ChamberlainR23W 6-2@ SEA66W9.0822114000--4-12.571.04
1979-09-08Dennis LeonardR28L 2-4@ SEA27172L7.1944142000--11-104.411.23
1979-09-09Larry GuraL32W 3-1@ SEA29101W9.0611121000--11-104.391.28
1979-09-10Paul SplittorffL33L 2-5vs MIN32284L5.1655224000--13-164.291.34
1979-09-10Marty PattinR36W 6-5vs MIN6223-3.1744012000--4-24.961.46
1979-09-11Craig ChamberlainR23L 1-3vs MIN77L7.1933140000--4-22.731.14
1979-09-12Dennis LeonardR28W 4-0vs MIN28173W9.0300023000--12-104.211.20
1979-09-14Larry GuraL32L 5-7vs SEA30102L2.1566131000--11-114.581.30
1979-09-15Craig ChamberlainR23W 5-4vs SEA88-5.2644031000--4-23.051.18
1979-09-16Paul SplittorffL33L 3-6vs SEA33285L4.0855001000--13-174.421.36
1979-09-17Dennis LeonardR28W 16-4vs CAL29174W7.1844136000--13-104.241.21
1979-09-18Rich GaleR26L 4-6vs CAL3161L0.1244020000--9-105.641.62
1979-09-19Larry GuraL32W 6-4vs CAL31103W7.0644213000--12-114.601.29
1979-09-20Craig ChamberlainR23L 6-11vs CAL99L6.1855115000--4-33.441.21
1979-09-21Paul SplittorffL33W 13-4@ OAK34286W8.0621026000--14-174.301.34
1979-09-22Dennis LeonardR28L 0-2@ OAK30175L8.0622014000--13-114.171.20
1979-09-23Marty PattinR36W 4-2@ OAK7224W7.0422123000--5-24.601.39
1979-09-24Larry GuraL32L 3-4@ CAL32104L6.0642033000--12-124.561.30
1979-09-25Craig ChamberlainR23L 1-4@ CAL1010L1.1333010000--4-43.731.23
1979-09-26Dennis LeonardR28W 4-0@ CAL31176W9.0500018000--14-114.001.18
1979-09-28Larry GuraL32W 13-1vs OAK33105W7.0311012000--13-124.461.28
1979-09-29Paul SplittorffL33W 6-2vs OAK35287W5.2422032000--15-174.241.35
1979-09-30Dennis LeonardR28L 5-6vs OAK32177L9.01266226000--14-124.081.19
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