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1980 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  97-65   .599
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Frey
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,288,714
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Phillies)

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marty Pattin (37)
Youngest Player:  Mike Jones (20)
Longest Tenure:  Amos Otis, Paul Splittorff (11)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (2)
Top Pitcher:  Larry Gura (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Frank Wills (#16)

Roster Continuity:  77.11%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9765.599--
Oakland8379.51214.0
Minnesota7784.47819.5
Texas7685.47220.5
Chi White Sox7090.43826.0
California6595.40631.0
Seattle59103.36438.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Bob Detherage1980-04-111980W  4-0 vs KCA301000100000000110101st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Jamie Quirk1980-04-121980W  8-6 vs KCA31200001000000024111964611st career stolen base
Willie Wilson1980-04-181980W  9-6 @ DET6140102000000003142506691174 hits
Bob Detherage1980-04-221980W  7-2 vs KCA301000110000000740311st career stolen base
John Wathan1980-04-221980W  7-2 vs KCA42410030000000024415768564 hits
John Wathan1980-05-021980L  6-5 vs KCA51400000000000025116868664 hits
Bob Detherage1980-05-071980W  12-5 @ CHA4230013000000001571611st career home run
Willie Wilson1980-05-101980W  13-8 @ BOS6340001000000003322736751224 hits
Darrell Porter1980-05-121980W  12-3 @ NYA522000500000000982811109491235 RBis
Darrell Porter1980-05-171980W  2-1 vs KCA504200100000000986816110494234 hits
John Wathan1980-05-191980W  6-5 vs KCA51400001000000026618368984 hits
Willie Wilson1980-05-251980W  7-3 @ CAL5240000010000003462947801294 hits
Darrell Porter1980-05-301980W  9-2 vs KCA42100120010000099482611150123500th career RBI
Willie Wilson1980-05-301980W  9-2 vs KCA3200000301110003502987811333 stolen bases
George Brett1980-06-041980W  9-3 vs KCA513001410010000925113080496100100th career stolen base
Darrell Porter1980-06-051980W  8-0 @ TEX4010000001200001000834111504231000th career game
Clint Hurdle1980-06-071980W  7-2 @ TEX4120115000100002431931711615 RBis
George Brett1980-06-081980W  5-4 @ TEX513101200000000929113881501101500th career RBI
Willie Aikens1980-06-131980W  4-3 @ MIL4220023000000012141742611822 home runs
Amos Otis1980-06-151980W  7-2 @ MIL433002300100000154815921627692952 home runs
Hal McRae1980-06-231980L  4-1 @ MIN40000000004000012371252110626944 strikeouts
U.L. Washington1980-06-231980L  4-1 @ MIN400000000040100245163558324 strikeouts
John Wathan1980-07-021980W  4-3 vs KCA5040103100000003002258116144 hits
Jeff Twitty1980-07-051980W  5-4 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Willie Aikens1980-07-111980W  7-3 vs KCA2010002000000202371953112822 sacrifice flies
George Brett1980-07-111980W  7-3 vs KCA5133002000000009321144825041023 Doubles
Willie Wilson1980-07-141980W  8-4 @ BAL6430100000000013913629911544 runs scored
George Brett1980-07-161980W  5-1 @ BOS5141101000000009371156825071024 hits
George Brett1980-07-181980W  13-1 @ NYA5140014001000009391160835111024 hits
Amos Otis1980-07-181980W  13-1 @ NYA504000200010010157416221667812994 hits
Willie Wilson1980-07-181980W  13-1 @ NYA6451002100000003953719931564 runs scored, 5 hits
U.L. Washington1980-07-201980W  14-3 @ NYA442000300200000269195675334 runs scored
Willie Wilson1980-07-201980W  14-3 @ NYA5240001011100003973769941564 hits
John Wathan1980-07-241980W  12-4 vs KCA5240002000000003152408123154 hits
George Brett1980-07-291980W  9-8 vs KCA5442011000000009491177855251034 runs scored, 4 hits
Hal McRae1980-07-291980W  9-8 vs KCA41410010010000012671292113649954 hits
Willie Wilson1980-07-311980W  13-3 vs KCA4440001101000004063909971604 runs scored, 4 hits
U.L. Washington1980-08-011980W  4-3 @ CHA524200200010000280206779334 hits
Hal McRae1980-08-021980W  8-2 @ CHA52500022000000012711301114656975 hits
Darrell Porter1980-08-021980W  8-2 @ CHA5141013000000001047881113514244 hits
Jamie Quirk1980-08-081980W  9-0 @ TOR424002400100000281147106422 home runs, 4 hits
George Brett1980-08-171980W  8-3 vs KCA4142005011000009671210885491065 RBis, 4 hits
Amos Otis1980-08-231980W  3-2 vs KCA21100001010000116001645168795300300th career stolen base
George Brett1980-08-261980W  7-6 @ MIL5251001000000009761226905541065 hits
Willie Wilson1980-08-261980W  7-6 @ MIL52400000000000043141991011684 hits
Hal McRae1980-08-291980W  7-3 vs KCA42300240000001012871321117671982 home runs
Onix Concepcion1980-08-301980L  7-5 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Manny Castillo1980-09-011980L  6-1 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Craig Chamberlain1980-09-011980L  6-1 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Jose Cardenal1980-09-041980L  9-5 vs KCA402100100000000200019021387723272000th career game
Mike Jones1980-09-061980L  8-3 @ CLE000000000000000100001st career game
Onix Concepcion1980-09-101980L  8-3 @ CAL101000100000000410101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Hal McRae1980-09-111980W  7-2 @ CAL42000001010000012991334117673100100th career stolen base
Manny Castillo1980-09-191980W  13-3 vs KCA101000000000000210001st career hit
Ken Phelps1980-09-201980L  9-0 vs KCA100000000000000100001st career game
U.L. Washington1980-09-301980W  7-5 vs KCA524000000100100330254888404 hits
George Brett1980-10-021980W  6-2 vs KCA21000010010001010001254985781111000th career game
Hal McRae1980-10-041980W  17-1 vs KCA423101500100010131713521196851005 RBis


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