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Paul SplittorffTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1984 MLB Years: 1970-1984
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PositionsP-429Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePaul William Splittorff Jr.
Height6-3Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 8,1946PlaceEvansville,Indiana
Death DateMay 25,2011 [64.229]
High SchoolArlington (Arlington Heights,IL)
CollegeMorningside College (Sioux City,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 25th round (575th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 23,1970 [23.350]
OrganizationsKCA [17] Awards0Awards Voting2-2
TBC Player ID18319Retrosheet IDsplip001MLBAM ID122602
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Morningside College in 1968 ... Opening Day Starter for Kansas City Royals in 1974,1976-1977 ... Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 1987
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts22Walks70Hittable38SO/BB42vsPower38Hitting9Durability64Team.522Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1968nullA---Rel21853.45160160000120.012756460471360001.459.53--3.5310.202.89.615-
1969nullAAA--Rel2212104.55280280000174.0201101880631010001.5210.40--3.265.221.60.545-
1970nullAAA--Rel238123.83280280000162.01928769055910001.5210.67--3.065.061.65.400-
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca43S/R23017.2721100008.2169715100002.4216.621.045.1910.382.00.0003.56
1971nullAAA--Rel24521.48808000061.0511610010510001.007.52--1.487.525.10.714-
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25ST24892.68222206300144.01294943435801041.148.040.252.184.992.29.4712.51
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST2512123.133533212200216.0189817511671406041.197.880.462.795.832.09.5002.75
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST2620113.983838012300262.027913511619781109151.369.580.652.683.781.41.6453.62
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST2713194.10363608100226.02521221032375901111.4510.040.922.993.581.20.4064.11
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34S/R289103.173523126351159.015675561056766011.338.830.573.174.301.36.4743.52
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST291183.97262335110158.216979701159594131.449.590.623.353.351.00.5793.96
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST301663.69373706200229.0243104941183995021.429.550.433.263.891.19.7273.61
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST3119133.403938113200262.0244113992260763031.168.380.762.062.611.27.5943.82
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST3215174.243635111000240.02481371132577771051.359.300.942.892.891.00.4694.47
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST3314114.15343314000204.0236101941743531011.3710.410.751.902.341.23.5603.96
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34S/R34554.3621156101099.011148481223480211.3510.091.092.094.362.09.5003.93
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST3510104.28292810000162.016683771457741031.389.220.783.174.111.30.5004.04
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34ST361383.63272704000156.01597763952613011.359.170.523.003.521.17.6193.74
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34S/R37137.711239006028.047302431040002.0415.110.963.211.290.40.2504.95
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1661433.814293923788171312553.22644124310821927801057415341.349.310.682.753.721.36.5371.11
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter33293.71800800000517.057126021301753790001.449.94--3.056.602.17.532-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25243.79640640000397.044420416701282430001.4410.07--2.905.511.90.510-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter853.45160160000120.012756460471360001.459.53--3.5310.202.89.615-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1661433.814293923788171312553.22644124310821927801057415341.349.310.682.753.721.36.537-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14123.81373438110220.0228107931767914031.349.310.682.753.721.36.5381.11
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.71340340000220.0243111910741610001.449.94--3.056.602.17.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca43p2322010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4540.000.000.000.000.000.00
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25p242248351001003801001.104.157.125.2826152.125.021.083.1395.7715.382.670.000.0020.00
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34p2535719160103004817002.225.276.254.53018183.254.029.085.2494.829.642.000.000.006.25
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter59121122211040071618003.182.233.207.440252137.210.025.083.0005.1111.682.290.000.009.09
Average MLB - Per 162 games162332336033011001944322008.182.233.207.440695376.210.025.083.0005.1111.682.290.000.009.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23P2-8-1-1111.0000.500.13-----2100.01.2
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24P22-144732234139.9511.770.27-----22100.013.7
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P35-216651-557571.0001.630.26141156.0535100.022.7
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P38-262946175655.9821.450.2111568.8238100.023.5
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P36-226839224947.9591.310.21-----36100.022.2
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28P35-1591033144443.9771.230.27-----35100.021.6
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P26-158930-539391.0001.500.25-----26100.016.0
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P37-229938234947.9591.270.21-----37100.022.8
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P39-2621845246563.9691.620.24-----39100.024.1
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P36-2401527334542.9331.170.18-----36100.022.2
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33P34-2041430-444441.0001.290.22-----34100.021.0
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34P21-99222-224241.0001.140.24-----21100.020.4
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35P29-162724143231.9691.070.19-----29100.017.9
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36P27-156923123332.9701.190.21-----27100.016.7
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37P12-2829--11111.0000.920.39-----12100.07.4
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P429-25531254501549590575.9751.340.23251661.074290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca232----------
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2422----------
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2535----------
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2638----------
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2736----------
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2835----------
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2926----------
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3037----------
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3139----------
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3236----------
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3334----------
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3421----------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3529----------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3627----------
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3712----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB29101.932009.1725201.326.750.004.821.930.400.001.000
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB30102.4020015.01443401.138.400.001.802.401.330.001.000
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB31004.911007.1940201.2711.050.000.002.4500.00.000
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB33001.691005.1512301.378.440.003.385.061.500.00.000
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB33005.401001.2410003.3321.600.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs202.68606000037.03501101011001.228.510.002.432.681.100.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs005.4010100001.7401000002.4021.600.000.000.0000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca41Broadcaster1618477.52219.53John Wathan
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca42Broadcaster1629270.5687.02John Wathan
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca43Broadcaster1617586.46627.56John Wathan
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca44Broadcaster1628280.50613.06John Wathan,Hal McRae,Bob Schaefer
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca45Broadcaster1627290.44424.05Hal McRae
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca46Broadcaster1628478.51910.03Hal McRae
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca47Broadcaster1156451.5574.03Hal McRae
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca48Broadcaster1447074.48630.02Bob Boone
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca49Broadcaster1617586.46624.05Bob Boone
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca50Broadcaster1616794.41619.05Tony Muser,Bob Boone
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca51Broadcaster1617289.44716.53Tony Muser
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca52Broadcaster1616497.39832.55Tony Muser
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca53Broadcaster1627785.47518.04Tony Muser
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca54Broadcaster1626597.40126.05Tony Muser
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca55Broadcaster16262100.38332.54Tony Muser,Tony Pena,John Mizerock-
2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca56Broadcaster1628379.5127.03Tony Pena-
2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca57Broadcaster16258104.35834.05Tony Pena-
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca58Broadcaster16256106.34643.05Buddy Bell,Tony Pena,Bob Schaefer-
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca59Broadcaster16262100.38334.05Buddy Bell
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca60Broadcaster1626993.42627.05Buddy Bell
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca61Broadcaster1627587.46313.54Trey Hillman
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca62Broadcaster1626597.40121.53Trey Hillman
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca63Broadcaster1626795.41427.05Daren Brown,Trey Hillman,Ned Yost
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-12-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.