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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Larry Gura1980-04-111980W  4-0 vs DETWSHO960003500034000--23557-37Complete game/Shutout
Gary Christenson1980-04-131980W  3-2 vs DETSv 0.11000000002000--80-01st career save
Renie Martin1980-04-201980W  9-6 @ DETW 3.231003310016000--281-41st career win
Gary Christenson1980-04-231980W  7-4 vs TORW 10000020003000--121-01st career win
Larry Gura1980-04-251980W  7-0 vs BALWSHO940004200034000--23858-38Complete game/Shutout
Dennis Leonard1980-06-291980L  7-2 @ SEAL 4.187620100021000--20094-69200th career game
Jeff Twitty1980-07-051980W  5-4 vs SEAW 2.13110010009000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Larry Gura1980-07-271980W  8-0 vs NYAWSHO970001200030000--25670-41Complete game/Shutout
Dennis Leonard1980-08-101980W  8-5 @ TORW 6.175503210029000--208100-70100th career win
Mike Jones1980-09-061980L  8-3 @ CLE  311002100011000--10-01st career game
Dennis Leonard1980-09-171980W  5-0 vs CALWSHO930002900031000--216106-71Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Dennis Leonard1980-09-261980L  3-0 @ MINL 893312700035000--218106-731000th career strikeout
Rich Gale1980-10-051980W  4-0 vs MINSv 400002200014000--9736-271st career save


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