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1980 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 809-694 + 115
Manager(s): Jim Frey
General Manager: Joe Burke
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 2,288,714 5/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Phillies)
Top Draft Pick: Frank Wills (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Pitching Coach: Bill Connors
Third Base Coach: Gordon MacKenzie

#1 Draft Picks

Darrell Porter (#4), Ken Brett (#4), Clint Hurdle (#9), Dave Chalk (#10), Jamie Quirk (#18)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8379.51214.0
7784.47819.5
7685.47220.5
7090.43726.0
6595.40631.0
59103.36438.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Willie WilsonOF24705133230
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28
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15
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3
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497910288163514.326.357.421778.095.233.3652.89235.0297745
20Frank White2B2956070148
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23
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4
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7
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601961969209411.264.289.357646.093.150.2893.6380.0200594
30U.L. WashingtonSS2654979150
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16
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11
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6
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5320753780010213.273.336.375711.102.222.3081.4791.5206614
24Willie Aikens1B2554370151
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24
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020
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98106488730923.278.356.433789.155.274.2951.3827.2235623
11Hal McRaeDH3448973145
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39
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5
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14
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831022956840613.297.342.483825.186.262.3081.9334.9236532
12John WathanC3045357138
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14
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7
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6
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581735042363119.305.377.406783.102.243.3250.8475.5184510
5George Brett3B2744987175
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33
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9
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24
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11815658221160711.390.454.6641118.274.423.3680.3818.7298515
15Darrell PorterC2841851104
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14
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2
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7
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51116950250610.249.354.342696.093.258.2640.7259.7143495
10Clint HurdleOF2239550116
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10
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60003461252511.294.349.458807.165.251.3221.7939.5181438
26Amos OtisOF333945699
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3
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10
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531613970302109.251.316.383699.132.269.2751.7939.4151448
7Dave Chalk3B-2B291671942
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10
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2011182720035.251.326.341667.090.198.2891.50167.057190
9Jamie Quirk3B-C251631345
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5
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05
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213272412337.276.305.399704.123.172.2923.4332.665177
8Pete LaCock1B281561432
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1810171011027.205.284.263547.058.173.2110.59156.041176
2Rusty TorresOF31721012
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0003138700001.167.250.167417.000.083.1850.88--1280
18Rance MulliniksSS-2B2454814
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0060071000012.259.339.315654.056.185.3111.43--1762
19Jose CardenalOF3653818
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2
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005005500030.340.377.377754.038.132.3531.00--2061
4Bob DetherageOF252628
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01
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7111400000.308.333.500833.192.231.3334.0026.01327
3Steve BraunOF322301
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0001002200000.043.120.043163.000.087.0481.00--125
1Jerry TerrellOF331641
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0000000000000.063.063.063126.000.000.063----116
53Onix ConcepcionSS221512
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0002000100001.133.133.133266.000.000.143----215
17Manny Castillo3B-DH231012
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0000000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----210
52Ken Phelps1B254000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
23German Barranca230300000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals178457148091633266591157661854350870938453463147.286.341.413754.128.241.3061.4049.723626319
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Larry Gura3218102.963636164002832721079320761132051.238.650.642.423.591.49
22Dennis Leonard2920113.7938389300280271127118308015512111.258.710.962.574.981.94
34Paul Splittorff3314114.1534334000204236101941743531011.3710.410.751.902.341.23
38Rich Gale261393.913228611119016990831678976021.297.960.753.684.571.24
27Renie Martin2410104.403220208213713384671870684011.488.741.184.604.470.97
29Dan Quisenberry271273.097500068331281294744527371011.229.070.351.902.601.37
33Marty Pattin37403.643700021489973936723402011.359.810.712.334.041.74
40Steve Busby30136.21116002042593029319124021.8612.640.644.072.570.63
31Gary Christenson27305.23240008131352318418161021.7110.161.165.234.650.89
21Jeff Twitty22216.141300020223317154790001.8213.501.642.863.681.29
35Rawly Eastwick29015.321400080223714132851022.0515.140.823.272.050.63
25Ken Brett31000.00800031138000540011.005.540.003.462.770.80
28Craig Chamberlain23017.00500020910873531001.6710.003.005.003.000.60
50Mike Jones200110.8031001046760520002.2010.800.009.003.600.40
1Jerry Terrell33000.0010001011000100002.009.000.009.000.000.00
Pitching Totals97653.843631623781254214591496694623129465614351191.349.230.802.873.791.32
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Willie Aikens2500138000000013----.990--------------10816512
Steve Braun3200000000051------------------1.000200
George Brett270010112000000----1.000--.955----------10725617
Ken Brett31800000000001.000------------------030
Steve Busby30110000000000.900------------------541
Jose Cardenal36000000000230------------------.9703021
Manny Castillo2300013000002------1.0001.000----------280
Dave Chalk290001733100006------.955.9641.000--------57886
Craig Chamberlain23500000000001.000------------------020
Gary Christenson272400000000001.000------------------080
Onix Concepcion2200000600000----------.833--------5103
Bob Detherage25000000000200------------------1.0001600
Rawly Eastwick29140000000000.900------------------361
Rich Gale26320000000000.973------------------10261
Larry Gura323600000000001.000------------------9500
Clint Hurdle220000000001260------------------.960233810
Mike Jones2030000000000--------------------000
Pete LaCock280086000000290----.997------------.978311222
Dennis Leonard29380000000000.980------------------9411
Renie Martin24320000000000.875------------------10184
Hal McRae340000000009110------------------1.0001700
Rance Mulliniks240001401800000------1.000--.981--------30531
Amos Otis330000000001050------------------.98731064
Marty Pattin37370000000000.929------------------491
Ken Phelps2500200000000----1.000--------------1400
Darrell Porter280810000000034--.978----------------322378
Jamie Quirk250151028000071--.9661.000--.929--------1.00078668
Dan Quisenberry27750000000000.958------------------17292
Paul Splittorff333400000000001.000------------------14300
Jerry Terrell33103300000711.000--1.0001.000----------1.0002970
Rusty Torres31000000000401------------------.9736742
Jeff Twitty221300000000001.000------------------050
U.L. Washington260000015200000----------.957--------23746732
John Wathan3007712000000350--.982.992------------.982472338
Frank White290001530000000------.988------------39544810
Willie Wilson240000000001590------------------.98848296


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