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1980 American League Championship SeriesNew York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals
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Clint Hurdle played for KCA in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultKansas City Royals defeated New York Yankees 3 games to 0
Most Valuable Player of SeriesFrank White

New York Yankees ManagerDick Howser
Kansas City Royals ManagerJim Frey

Playoffs Main -- 1980 NL Review -- 1980 AL Review -- Leagues Main -- MLB Franchises -- About Playoffs Data
Games -- Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats


Game #1 - Wednesday October 8,1980

Kansas City Royals 7   New York Yankees 2

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WP:   Larry Gura
LP:   Ron Guidry
SV:   (none)
HR:   George Brett, Rick Cerone, Lou Piniella

Game #2 - Thursday October 9,1980

Kansas City Royals 3   New York Yankees 2

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Game #3 - Friday October 10,1980

Kansas City Royals 4   New York Yankees 2

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WP:   Dan Quisenberry
LP:   Rich Gossage
SV:   (none)
HR:   George Brett, Frank White

Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Willie Randolph2B25313052001001300000.385.429.538.9677214.500.153.2317.1421.433.000.000.0040.00
Bob Watson1B-OF34312063100000000000.500.500.9171.41711412.500.417.4170.000.000.000.000.0066.67
Rick CeroneC26312140012000100000.333.333.583.9167112.300.250.2500.008.330.008.3312.0025.00
Reggie JacksonOF34311131000001400000.273.333.364.6974112.429.091.1828.3333.334.000.000.0033.33
Bucky DentSS28311020000000100000.182.182.182.3642011.200.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
Bobby BrownOF26310100000001200000.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.1009.0918.182.000.000.000.00
Eric Soderholm3B3126010000000000000.167.167.167.334106.167.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Graig Nettles3B3526110011000100000.167.167.667.834416.000.500.5000.0016.670.0016.676.00100.00
Aurelio Rodriguez3B3226021000000000000.333.333.500.833316.333.167.1670.000.000.000.000.0050.00
Oscar GambleOF3025110000001100000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
Lou PiniellaOF3625110011002100000.200.429.8001.229417.000.6001.00028.5714.290.5014.295.00100.00
Bobby MurcerOF3414000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Jim Spencer1B3211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Willie WilsonOF24313242104001200000.308.357.615.9728314.364.307.3857.1414.292.000.000.0075.00
Amos OtisOF33312241000200300000.333.333.417.7505112.444.084.2500.0025.000.000.000.0025.00
U.L. WashingtonSS26311141001002300000.364.462.455.9175113.500.091.27315.3823.081.500.000.0025.00
George Brett3B-1B27311331024001000000.273.333.9091.24210312.111.636.7278.330.000.0016.675.50100.00
Frank White2B29311361013100100000.545.545.9091.45410211.556.364.4550.009.090.009.0911.0033.33
Willie Aikens1B25311040002000100000.364.364.364.7284011.400.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
Darrell PorterC28310210000001000000.100.182.100.2821011.100.000.1009.090.000.000.000.000.00
Hal McRaeOF34310020000001300000.200.273.200.4732011.286.000.1009.0927.273.000.000.000.00
John WathanC-1B3036100000003100000.000.333.000.333009.000.000.50033.3311.110.330.000.000.00
Clint HurdleOF2232000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Rudy May013.381108.0633401.136.750.003.384.501.330.00.00035
Tommy John002.701006.2821301.4510.800.001.354.053.000.00.00037
Ron Davis002.251004.0311301.006.750.002.256.753.000.00.00024
Tom Underwood000.002003.0300301.009.000.000.009.0000.00.00026
Ron Guidry0112.001003.0544203.0015.000.0012.006.000.500.00.00029
Rich Gossage0154.001000.13200030.0081.000.000.000.0000.00.00028
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Larry Gura102.001109.01021401.2210.000.001.004.004.000.001.00032
Dennis Leonard102.251008.0721801.007.880.001.139.008.000.001.00029
Paul Splittorff001.691005.1512301.378.440.003.385.061.500.00.00033
Dan Quisenberry100.002014.2402101.437.710.003.861.930.500.001.00027