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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
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Jim Wright1981-04-221981L  4-0 vs CLE  2.140002100012000--10-01st career game
Jim Wright1981-05-301981W  6-5 @ MINW 410000100013000--61-01st career win
Atlee Hammaker1981-08-131981L  2-1 @ BAL  440000200017000--10-01st career game
Mike Jones1981-08-141981W  4-1 @ CLEW 671103200027000--51-11st career win
Atlee Hammaker1981-09-151981W  3-2 @ CALW 751105201028000--81-21st career win
Jeff Schattinger1981-09-211981L  7-2 vs MIN  320001100214000--10-01st career game
Dennis Leonard1981-10-021981W  3-0 vs OAKWSHO970000300033000--246120-84Complete game/Shutout


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