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1981 Kansas City RoyalsAmerican League (MLB)
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Ken Phelps played for the 1981 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record50-53 (4th in American League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank17th
ManagerJim Frey,Dick HowserGeneral ManagerJoe Burke
CoachesBill Connors (Pitching Coach), Gordon MacKenzie (Third Base Coach), Jose Martinez (First Base Coach), Rick Renick (Hitting Coach), Jimmie Schaffer (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Athletics)
#1 Draft PickDave Leeper (#23)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 79-57 ... Jacksonville Suns (AA) 65-77 ... Fort Myers Royals (A+) 72-58 ... Charleston (sc) Royals (A) 75-67 ... GCL Royals Blue (Rk) 35-28 ... GCL Royals Gold (Rk) 44-20 ...
Years Available1969-2017

Team History -- 1981 Statistics -- 1981 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1981 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
6Willie WilsonofB2510243954133107132348184243135.303.335.364.69916018465.332.061.162.3193.99.02.30.2439.013.5
1974-16- 381-LAN
 
11Hal McRaedhR3510138938106232736343433235311.272.330.396.72615432433.280.124.208.3297.97.61.01.655.630.2
1965- 6- 117-CIN
 
26Amos OtisofR349937249100223957167315923917.269.321.417.73815534417.291.148.255.3337.414.21.92.241.334.0
1965- 5-  95-BOS
 
20Frank White2bR30943643591171938421950043010.250.285.376.66113727390.266.126.184.3014.912.82.62.340.429.7    
24Willie Aikens1bL26101349459316017530062473051211.266.377.458.83516033419.262.192.370.37214.811.20.84.120.535.5
1975- 1-   2-CAL
 
5George Brett3bL288934742109277643146272310477.314.361.484.84516840379.320.170.271.3747.16.10.91.657.836.7
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
30U.L. WashingtonssB279833940771912291010414303116.227.310.307.61710422384.254.080.201.28910.711.21.10.5169.528.6    
12John WathancR3189301247693119116192325319.252.298.312.6109413330.268.060.140.2815.87.01.20.3301.017.1
1971- 1-   4-KCA
 
4Darryl MotleyofR2142125152940281371511102.232.276.312.588396135.248.080.120.2725.211.12.11.562.520.7
1978- 2-  51-KCA
 
23Cesar GeronimoofL335911814290221361111602223.246.305.331.636394133.265.085.220.2888.312.01.51.559.013.8    
9Jamie QuirkcL2646100825700100261710015.250.299.320.619327107.301.070.110.2845.615.92.80.00.028.0
1972- 1-  18-KCA
 
10Clint HurdleofL23287612253141500131000032.329.427.553.98042889.339.224.395.43214.611.20.84.519.032.0
1975- 1-   9-KCA
 
15Jerry GrotecR3822564173119103211101.304.344.446.79025562.296.142.214.3574.83.20.71.656.029.4    
14Lee May1bR38265531630080131400002.291.328.345.67319358.390.054.091.3115.224.14.70.00.018.8    
7Dave Chalk3b-2bR3027492113005014203001.224.283.286.56914356.234.062.122.2677.13.60.50.00.027.3
1972- 1-  10-CAL
 
18Rance Mulliniks2b-ssL2524446103005012700002.227.261.295.55613346.270.068.091.2574.415.23.50.00.030.0
1974- 3-  58-CAL
 
16,52Ken PhelpsdhL2621221301010011300000.136.174.227.4015123.333.091.136.1844.456.513.00.00.033.3
1976-15- 354-KCA
 
45Danny GarciaofL271214420000000200000.143.143.143.2862014.167.000.000.1310.014.30.00.00.00.0
1975-11- 249-KCA
 
37Pat SheridanofL2331000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1979- 3-  73-KCA
 
Batting Totals: (19 players)10335603969521692961381100523014191728353484.267.325.383.70813622593941.286.383.213.0007.610.61.41.658.427.2 

1981 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraft
22Dennis LeonardR30STMLB13112.99262609200201.2202796715411075131.219.010.671.834.782.613.53.5423.16
1972- 2-  42-KCA
32Larry GuraL33STMLB1182.722323012200172.113961521135613041.017.260.571.833.191.743.19.5793.40
1969- 2-  40-CHN
38Rich GaleR27S/RMLB665.40191542020101.210763611438470021.439.471.243.364.161.245.58.5004.65
1975- 5- 105-KCA
34Paul SplittorffL34S/RMLB554.3621156101099.011148481223480211.3510.091.092.094.362.094.36.5003.93
1968-25- 575-KCA
40Mike JonesL21STMLB633.2112111000075.2743027728291021.368.800.833.333.451.043.57.6674.23
1982- 1-  12-SFN
29Dan QuisenberryR28R/CLMLB141.734004000351862.1591612115200011.198.520.142.172.891.332.31.2002.94
1975-   UDFA-KCA
27Renie MartinR25RelMLB452.77290290013461.2552519229252001.378.030.294.233.650.863.65.4443.62
1977-19- 486-KCA
35Jim WrightR26S/RMLB233.4617413007052.0572120521270021.509.870.873.634.671.293.63.4004.14
1973- 5-  98-PHI
33Atlee HammakerL23S/RMLB135.541064002039.0442424212110101.4410.150.462.772.540.925.54.2503.63
1979- 1-  21-KCA
25Ken BrettL32RelMLB114.18220220013232.135161521470011.539.740.563.901.950.504.45.5004.36
1966- 1-   4-BOS
37Juan BerenguerR26S/RMLB048.69835004019.2222119416201001.9810.071.837.329.151.259.61.0005.65  
31Jeff SchattingerR25RelMLB000.0010100003.02000110021.006.000.003.003.001.000.00.0004.93
1979- 1-  21-KCA
28Bill PaschallR27RelMLB004.5020200202.02110011001.009.000.000.004.5004.50.0001.60
1976- 3-  53-KCA
Pitching Totals: (13 players)50533.56103103127244792492390940536575273404134181.288.860.732.663.941.483.95.485

1981 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDan Quisenberry28MLBp40-628231132.9690.780.50---40100.038.8Fielding by Day
PRenie Martin25MLBp29-613152220.9000.620.30---29100.028.2Fielding by Day
PDennis Leonard30MLBp26-201133103441.0001.690.22---26100.025.2Fielding by Day
PLarry Gura33MLBp23-17293004391.0001.700.23---23100.022.3Fielding by Day
PKen Brett32MLBp22-325601111.0000.500.34---22100.021.4Fielding by Day
PPaul Splittorff34MLBp21-9922202241.0001.140.24---21100.020.4Fielding by Day
PRich Gale27MLBp19-101681115.9330.740.14---19100.018.4Fielding by Day
PJim Wright26MLBp17-52260081.0000.470.15---17100.016.5Fielding by Day
PMike Jones21MLBp12-7531400171.0001.420.23---12100.011.7Fielding by Day
PAtlee Hammaker23MLBp10-39140151.0000.500.13---10100.09.7Fielding by Day
PJuan Berenguer26MLBp8-19000000.000.00---8100.07.8Fielding by Day
PBill Paschall27MLBp2-2000000.000.00---2100.01.9Fielding by Day
PJeff Schattinger25MLBp1-3000000.000.00---1100.01.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJohn Wathan31MLBc-1b73--3002671333.9794.470.00451828982.070.9Fielding by Day
CJerry Grote38MLBc22--87600931.0004.230.00144-22100.021.4Fielding by Day
CJamie Quirk26MLBc-3b22--5891168.9853.050.0013454647.821.4Fielding by Day
CGreg Keatley27AAAc2--100011.0000.500.00---20.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BWillie Aikens26MLB1b99--84456779907.9929.090.00---10198.096.1Fielding by Day
1BLee May38MLB1b8--63208651.0008.130.00---2630.87.8Fielding by Day
1BTim Ireland28MLB2b-1b4--300031.0000.750.00---4100.03.9Fielding by Day
1BDanny Garcia27MLBof-1b2--100011.0000.500.00---1216.71.9Fielding by Day
1BKen Phelps26MLB1b2--410051.0002.500.00---219.51.9Fielding by Day
1BJohn Wathan31MLBc-1b1--100011.0001.000.00---891.11.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BFrank White30MLB2b93--226263670495.9885.260.00---9498.990.3Fielding by Day
2BRance Mulliniks25MLB3b-ss10--14133430.9002.700.00---2441.79.7Fielding by Day
2BDave Chalk30MLB3b-ss10--101902291.0002.900.00---2737.09.7Fielding by Day
2BJamie Quirk26MLBc-3b1--010011.0001.000.00---462.21.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BGeorge Brett28MLB3b-1b88--74170147258.9462.770.00---8998.985.4Fielding by Day
3BDave Chalk30MLB3b-ss14--9121322.9551.500.00---2751.913.6Fielding by Day
3BJamie Quirk26MLBc-3b8--5133121.8572.250.00---4617.47.8Fielding by Day
3BRance Mulliniks25MLB3b-ss5--451110.9001.800.00---2420.84.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSU.L. Washington27MLBss98--1352971258444.9734.410.00---98100.095.1Fielding by Day
SSRance Mulliniks25MLB3b-ss7--7211429.9664.000.00---2429.26.8Fielding by Day
SSOnix Concepcion23MLBss-2b1--000000.000.00---10.01.0Fielding by Day
SSDave Chalk30MLB3b-ss1--000000.000.00---273.71.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFWillie Wilson25MLBof101--2991443317.9873.100.00---10299.098.1Fielding by Day
OFAmos Otis34MLBof97--294621302.9933.090.00---9998.094.2Fielding by Day
OFCesar Geronimo33MLBof57--9612099.9801.700.00---5996.655.3Fielding by Day
OFDarryl Motley21MLBof39--8833194.9682.330.00---4292.937.9Fielding by Day
OFClint Hurdle23MLBof28--59100601.0002.140.00---28100.027.2Fielding by Day
OFJohn Wathan31MLBc-1b16--15200171.0001.060.00---8918.015.5Fielding by Day
OFDanny Garcia27MLBof-1b6--600061.0001.000.00---1250.05.8Fielding by Day
OFHal McRae35MLBof4--1001011.9092.500.00---1014.03.9Fielding by Day
OFPat Sheridan23MLBof3--200021.0000.670.00---3100.02.9Fielding by Day
OFJamie Quirk26MLBc-3b1--000000.000.00---462.21.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHHal McRae35MLBof97--000000.000.00---10196.094.2Fielding by Day
DHLee May38MLB1b4--000000.000.00---2615.43.9Fielding by Day
DHKen Phelps26MLB1b4--000000.000.00---2119.03.9Fielding by Day
DHAmos Otis34MLBof1--000000.000.00---991.01.0Fielding by Day

1981 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe BurkeGeneral Manager1923-12-08 57- --   EXEC
Bill ConnorsPitching Coach1941-11-02 39Schenectady,New York MLB1966-19681966-1968   P
Tom FerrickScout1915-01-06 66New York,New York MLB1941-19521941-1952   P
Jim FreyManager1931-05-26 50Cleveland,Ohio --   OF
Guy HansenArea Scout1947-11-12 33Woodland Hills,California --
1969-44- 931-KCA
P
Ron HopkinsScout -- --   SCOUT
Dick HowserManager1936-05-14 45Miami,Florida MLB1961-19681961-1968   SS
Gordon MacKenzieThird Base Coach1937-07-09 43St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1961-19611961-1961   C
Jose MartinezFirst Base Coach1942-07-26 38Cardenas,Cuba MLB1969-19701969-1970   2B-SS
Earl RappScout1921-05-20 60Corunna,Michigan MLB1949-19521949-1952   OF
Rick RenickHitting Coach1944-03-16 37London,Ohio MLB1965-19781968-1972   3B-OF
Herk RobinsonAssistant General Manager1941-- 40- --   EXEC
Jimmie SchafferBullpen Coach1936-04-05 45Limeport,Pennsylvania MLB1961-19681961-1968   C
Richard SchlenkerScout -- --   SCOUT
Art StewartScout -- --   SCOUT
Dean Taylor Assistant Director of Scouting and Player Development1951-04-19 30Brawley,California --   EXEC