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1981 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  50-53   .485
Result:   th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Frey, Dick Howser
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  1,279,403
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jerry Grote (38)
Youngest Player:  Darryl Motley (21)
Longest Tenure:  Paul Splittorff, Amos Otis (12)
Top Hitter:  Willie Wilson (13)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Dave Leeper (#23)

Roster Continuity:  78.37%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland6445.587--
Texas5748.5435.0
Chi White Sox5452.5098.5
KC Royals5053.48511.0
California5159.46413.5
Seattle4465.40420.0
Minnesota4168.37623.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
UnifPlayerAgeRkGGSIPERAWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOGB/FBQSHBABBavgTBFPit/BBalStrSw
22Dennis Leonard-12626201.22.991.209.010.671.834.780.380.78173782.258837--------
32Larry Gura-62323172.12.721.017.260.571.833.190.570.75134623.223680--------
38Rich Gale-621915101.25.401.439.471.243.364.160.810.9052397.270440--------
34Paul Splittorff-78211599.04.361.3510.091.092.094.360.480.9051377.294419--------
40Mike Jones--121175.23.211.358.800.833.333.450.970.6182289.256323--------
29Dan Quisenberry-3140062.11.731.198.520.142.172.890.752.2401229.258254--------
27Renie Martin--29061.22.771.368.030.294.233.651.160.9300225.244264--------
35Jim Wright--17452.03.461.509.870.873.634.670.780.6812206.277230--------
33Atlee Hammaker--10639.05.541.4410.150.462.772.541.091.0820154.286169--------
25Ken Brett--22032.14.181.529.740.563.901.952.001.2601124.282144--------
37Juan Berenguer-528319.28.691.9310.071.837.329.150.800.54000--0--------
31Jeff Schattinger--103.00.001.006.00--3.003.001.000.600211.18214--------
28Bill Paschall--202.04.501.009.00--0.004.500.001.00007.2867--------
Totals  (1 year)23010392341.288.860.732.663.940.680.8751183424.2653781--------



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