Season Information
Team Name
1978 Kansas City Royals
League
American League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
92-70 (.568)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 4 / 6
Runs For/Against
743 / 634   Diff: +109
Playoffs
Lost ALCS (Yankees)
Playoff Series
Lost ALCS (Yankees)
Playoff Series
ALCS vs NYA (L 3-1)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
6
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1969-2020
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1978 Kansas City Royals Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    7Randy Bass2421B-DH6-1210LR1954-03-13Lawton,OK
    1972-  7- 152-MIN
    MLB1977-19821972-19820.000US
    29Doug Bird286P6-4180RR1950-03-05Corona,CA
    1969-  3-  60-KCA
    MLB1973-19831969-19830.000US
    3Steve Braun308OF-3B5-10180LR1948-05-08Trenton,NJ
    1966- 10- 200-MIN
    MLB1971-19851966-19860.000US
    5George Brett2563B-DH6-0205LR1953-05-15Glen Dale,WV
    1971-  2-  29-KCA
    MLB1973-19931971-19930.000US
    40Steve Busby286P6-2205RR1949-09-29Burbank,CA
    1971-  2-  39-KCA
    MLB1972-19801971-19800.000US
    48Jim Colborn3210P6-0191RR1946-05-22Fayetteville,NC
    1967-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1969-19781967-19780.000US
    18Al Cowens265OF-DH6-2200RR1951-10-25Los Angeles,CA
    1969- 75-1028-KCA
    MLB1974-19861969-19860.000US
    31Dave Cripe2713B-2B6-0180RR1951-04-07Ramona,CA
    1972-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1978-19781977-19800.000US
    16Steve Foucault286P6-0205LR1949-10-03Duluth,MN
    1969- 43- 912-WS2
    MLB1973-19781973-19790.000US
    38Rich Gale241P6-7225RR1954-01-19Littleton,NH
    1975-  5- 105-KCA
    MLB1978-19841975-19910.000US
    37Jim Gaudet231C-OF6-0185RR1955-06-03New Orleans,LA
    1976-  6- 138-KCA
    MLB1978-19791976-19820.000US
    32Larry Gura309P-DH6-1185BL1947-11-26Joliet,IL
    1969-  2-  40-CHN
    MLB1970-19851969-19850.000US
    16Andy Hassler267P6-5220LL1951-10-18Texas City,TX
    1969- 25- 581-CAL
    MLB1971-19851970-19850.000US
    39Al Hrabosky289P5-11185RL1949-07-21Oakland,CA
    1969-  1-  19-SLN
    MLB1970-19821969-19830.000US
    9Clint Hurdle202OF-1B6-3195LR1957-07-30Big Rapids,MI
    1975-  1-   9-KCA
    MLB1977-19871975-19870.000US
    21Art Kusnyer326C-1B6-2198RR1945-12-19Akron,OH
    1966- 37- 698-CHA
    MLB1970-19781966-19790.000US
    8Pete LaCock2671B-OF6-3210LL1952-01-17Burbank,CA
    1970-  1-  20-CHN
    MLB1972-19801970-19800.000US
    10Joe Lahoud3111OF-DH6-0202LL1947-04-14Danbury,CT
    1966-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1968-19781966-19780.000US
    22Dennis Leonard275P-DH6-1190RR1951-05-08Brooklyn,NY
    1972-  2-  42-KCA
    MLB1974-19861972-19860.000US
    28Randy McGilberry242P6-1195BR1953-10-29Mobile,AL
    1975- 14- 321-KCA
    MLB1977-19781977-19800.000US
    11Hal McRae3210DH-OF5-11185RR1945-07-10Avon Park,FL
    1965-  6- 117-CIN
    MLB1968-19871965-19870.000US
    23Steve Mingori349P5-10170LL1944-02-29Kansas City,MO
    1965-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1970-19791965-19790.000US
    26Amos Otis3111OF-DH5-11166RR1947-04-26Mobile,AL
    1965-  5-  95-BOS
    MLB1967-19841965-19840.000US
    43Bill Paschall241P6-0175RR1954-04-22Norfolk,VA
    1976-  3-  53-KCA
    MLB1978-19811976-19810.000US
    2Freddie Patek3311SS-2B5-5148RR1944-10-09Seguin,TX
    1965- 22- 421-PIT
    MLB1968-19811966-19810.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    33Marty Pattin3511P5-11180RR1943-04-06Charleston,IL
    1965-  7- 127-CAL
    MLB1968-19801965-19800.000US
    25Tom Poquette264OF-DH5-10175LR1951-10-30Eau Claire,WI
    1970-  4-  81-KCA
    MLB1973-19821970-19820.000US
    15Darrell Porter268C-DH6-0193LR1952-01-17Joplin,MO
    1970-  1-   4-MIL
    MLB1971-19871970-19870.000US
    10Jamie Quirk234C-3B6-4200LR1954-10-22Whittier,CA
    1972-  1-  18-KCA
    MLB1975-19921972-19920.000US
    17Luis Silverio211OF-DH5-11165RR1956-10-23Villa Gonzalez,DR
    1974-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1978-19781977-19820.000DR
    34Paul Splittorff319P6-3210LL1946-10-08Evansville,IN
    1968- 25- 575-KCA
    MLB1970-19841968-19840.000US
    1Jerry Terrell316SS-3B6-0170RR1946-07-13Waseca,MN
    1968- 18- 412-MIN
    MLB1973-19801968-19800.000US
    35George Throop273P6-7205RR1950-11-24Pasadena,CA
    1972- 16- 378-KCA
    MLB1975-19791975-19790.000US
    30U.L. Washington242SS-2B5-11175BR1953-10-27Stringtown,OK
    1972-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1977-19871973-19920.000US
    12John Wathan283C-1B6-2205RR1949-10-04Cedar Rapids,IA
    1971-  1-   4-KCA
    MLB1976-19851971-19850.000US
    20Frank White2762B-SS5-11175RR1950-09-04Greenville,MS
    1970-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1973-19901971-19900.000US
    6Willie Wilson223OF-DH6-3195BR1955-07-09Montgomery,AL
    1974- 16- 381-LAN
    MLB1976-19941974-20090.000US
    19Joe Zdeb252OF-DH5-11185RR1953-06-27Compton,IL
    1971-  4-  78-KCA
    MLB1977-19791977-19800.000US
    38 record(s)
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system