Season Information
Team Name
1980 Kansas City Royals
League
American League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
97-65 (.599)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 3 / 3
Runs For/Against
809 / 694   Diff: +115
Playoffs
Lost World Series (Phillies)
Playoff Series
Lost World Series (Phillies)
Playoff Series
ALCS vs NYA (W 3-0) ... WS vs PHI (L 4-2)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Frank Wills (1-16)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
5
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1969-2020
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1980 Kansas City Royals Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    24Willie Aikens2531B-DH6-3220LR1954-10-14Seneca,SC
    1975-  1-   2-CAL
    MLB1977-19851975-19860.000US
    23German Barranca2322B-SS6-0160LR1956-10-19Veracruz,MX
    1974-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1979-19821975-19850.000MX
    3Steve Braun3210OF-3B5-10180LR1948-05-08Trenton,NJ
    1966- 10- 200-MIN
    MLB1971-19851966-19860.000US
    5George Brett2783B-DH6-0205LR1953-05-15Glen Dale,WV
    1971-  2-  29-KCA
    MLB1973-19931971-19930.000US
    25Ken Brett3113P5-11195LL1948-09-18Brooklyn,NY
    1966-  1-   4-BOS
    MLB1967-19811966-19810.000US
    40Steve Busby308P6-2205RR1949-09-29Burbank,CA
    1971-  2-  39-KCA
    MLB1972-19801971-19800.000US
    19Jose Cardenal3618OF-1B5-10150RR1943-10-07Matanza,CU
    1960-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB1963-19801961-19800.000CU
    17Manny Castillo2313B-2B5-9160BR1957-04-01Santo Domingo,DR
    1973-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB1980-19831973-19840.000DR
    7Dave Chalk2983B-SS5-10175RR1950-08-30Del Rio,TX
    1972-  1-  10-CAL
    MLB1973-19811972-19810.000US
    28Craig Chamberlain232P6-1190RR1957-02-02Hollywood,CA
    1978-  1-   2-KCA
    MLB1979-19801979-19950.000US
    31Gary Christenson272P6-5200LL1953-05-05Mineola,NY
    1971- 13- 306-DET
    MLB1979-19801971-19820.000US
    53Onix Concepcion221SS-2B5-6180RR1957-10-05Dorado,PR
    1976-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1980-19871976-19870.000PR
    4Bob Detherage251OF6-0180RR1954-09-20Springfield,MO
    1972-  3-  65-LAN
    MLB1980-19801973-19810.000US
    35Rawly Eastwick297P6-3180RR1950-10-24Camden,NJ
    1969-  3-  62-CIN
    MLB1974-19811969-19810.000US
    38Rich Gale263P6-7225RR1954-01-19Littleton,NH
    1975-  5- 105-KCA
    MLB1978-19841975-19910.000US
    32Larry Gura3211P-DH6-1185BL1947-11-26Joliet,IL
    1969-  2-  40-CHN
    MLB1970-19851969-19850.000US
    10Clint Hurdle224OF-1B6-3195LR1957-07-30Big Rapids,MI
    1975-  1-   9-KCA
    MLB1977-19871975-19870.000US
    50Mike Jones201P6-6215LL1959-07-30Penfield,NY
    1982-  1-  12-SFN
    MLB1980-19851977-19900.000US
    8Pete LaCock2891B-OF6-3210LL1952-01-17Burbank,CA
    1970-  1-  20-CHN
    MLB1972-19801970-19800.000US
    22Dennis Leonard297P-DH6-1190RR1951-05-08Brooklyn,NY
    1972-  2-  42-KCA
    MLB1974-19861972-19860.000US
    27Renie Martin242P6-4190RR1955-08-30Dover,DE
    1977- 19- 486-KCA
    MLB1979-19841977-19860.000US
    11Hal McRae3412DH-OF5-11185RR1945-07-10Avon Park,FL
    1965-  6- 117-CIN
    MLB1968-19871965-19870.000US
    18Rance Mulliniks2443B-SS6-0175LR1956-01-15Tulare,CA
    1974-  3-  58-CAL
    MLB1977-19921974-19920.000US
    26Amos Otis3313OF-DH5-11166RR1947-04-26Mobile,AL
    1965-  5-  95-BOS
    MLB1967-19841965-19840.000US
    33Marty Pattin3713P5-11180RR1943-04-06Charleston,IL
    1965-  7- 127-CAL
    MLB1968-19801965-19800.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    52Ken Phelps2511B-DH6-1200LL1954-08-06Seattle,WA
    1976- 15- 354-KCA
    MLB1980-19901976-19910.000US
    15Darrell Porter2810C-DH6-0193LR1952-01-17Joplin,MO
    1970-  1-   4-MIL
    MLB1971-19871970-19870.000US
    9Jamie Quirk256C-3B6-4200LR1954-10-22Whittier,CA
    1972-  1-  18-KCA
    MLB1975-19921972-19920.000US
    29Dan Quisenberry272P6-2185RR1953-02-07Santa Monica,CA
    1975-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1979-19901975-19900.000US
    34Paul Splittorff3311P6-3210LL1946-10-08Evansville,IN
    1968- 25- 575-KCA
    MLB1970-19841968-19840.000US
    1Jerry Terrell338SS-3B6-0170RR1946-07-13Waseca,MN
    1968- 18- 412-MIN
    MLB1973-19801968-19800.000US
    2Rusty Torres319OF-DH5-10180BR1948-09-30Aguadilla,PR
    1966- 54- 811-NYA
    MLB1971-19801967-19810.000PR
    21Jeff Twitty221P6-2185LL1957-11-10Lancaster,SC
    1979- 25- 638-KCA
    MLB1980-19801979-19820.000US
    30U.L. Washington264SS-2B5-11175BR1953-10-27Stringtown,OK
    1972-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1977-19871973-19920.000US
    12John Wathan305C-1B6-2205RR1949-10-04Cedar Rapids,IA
    1971-  1-   4-KCA
    MLB1976-19851971-19850.000US
    20Frank White2982B-SS5-11175RR1950-09-04Greenville,MS
    1970-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1973-19901971-19900.000US
    6Willie Wilson245OF-DH6-3195BR1955-07-09Montgomery,AL
    1974- 16- 381-LAN
    MLB1976-19941974-20090.000US
    37 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