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1976 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  90-72   .556
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Whitey Herzog
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  1,680,265
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Cookie Rojas (37)
Youngest Player:  Willie Wilson (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Fitzmorris (8)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (2)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Ben Grzybek (#18)

Roster Continuity:  84.02%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9072.556--
Oakland8774.5402.5
Minnesota8577.5255.0
Texas7686.46914.0
California7686.46914.0
Chi White Sox6497.39825.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
5George Brett3b-1b2231971-2-29MLB1596459421534147672111493614288.333.377.46202987054591287.5.341
7John Mayberry1b17271967-1-6MLB1615947613822213953282732701212.232.322.3420203690482754.2.240
26Amos Otisof10291965-5-95MLB15359293165402188626755100575813.279.341.4440263665460985.8.305
18Al Cowensof79241969-75-1026MLB152581711542363592316265030249.265.298.3410198616458633.7.284
11Hal McRaeof5301965-6-117MLB1495277517534587322126443872813.332.407.46102436093871107.7.345
20Frank White2b5725UDFA: 1970MLB1524463910217624620111942301834.229.263.3070137489380402.8.247
2Freddie Patekss48311965-22-421MLB1444325810419314351155063251366.241.318.3060132503368493.6.275
25Tom Poquetteof62241970-4-80MLB10434443104181023465293143229.302.361.4300148381258596.2.326
6Jim Wohlfordof-251970-3-61MLB10729347731021242216292410658.249.314.307090334255293.1.264
21Buck Martinezc-27UDFA: 1967MLB95267246113353400164501932.228.269.356095295220283.4.255
15Bob Stinsonc-301966-1-13MLB7920926557122531252912625.263.342.335070243168264.2.294
3Dave Nelson2b-3b-32UDFA: 1964MLB78153243642117155142600311.235.298.307047171127153.3.276
1Cookie Rojas2b-37UDFA: 1956MLB631321132600162081500235.242.280.288038145110112.6.267
9Jamie Quirkc-3b-211972-1-18MLB641141128601150022200035.246.252.3250371199482.2.287
8Tony Solaita1b-29-MLB316841640090061700030.235.286.294020775562.9.296
30Ruppert Jonesof-211973-3-57MLB285191111170231600000.216.259.333017544232.0.294
12John Wathanc-1b-261971-1-4MLB27425121005022510101.286.333.310013463442.9.324
16Fran Healyc-29UDFA: 1965MLB8242300012041000001.125.250.1250328220-0.4.214
10Tommy Davisof-37UDFA: 1957MLB819150000001000001.263.300.26305201512.5.263
19Willie Wilsonof-201974-16-379MLB126010000210200000.167.167.1670166--.250
17Mark Littellp-231971-12-267MLB601000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (21 players)16255407131490259576565621810648465031367171103.269.327.3716982058619744017514.6.291

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Dennis Leonard11251972-2-42MLB17103.51353416200259.02471131011670150711.228.580.562.435.210.47.2880.91
39Al Fitzmorris2930UDFA: 1965MLB15113.0635338200220.1227897565680311.289.270.252.293.270.70.2961.72
29Doug Bird19261969-8-152MLB12103.3739272162197.219190741731107011.128.700.771.414.870.29.2730.95
34Paul Splittorff-291968-25-574MLB1183.9726235110158.21697970115959411.449.590.623.353.351.00.2921.09
33Marty Pattin62331965-7-127MLB8142.49441541195141.0114513993865201.087.280.572.434.150.58.2320.84
17Mark Littell31231971-12-267MLB842.08601003716104.068262416092101.235.880.095.197.960.65.2501.24
16Andy Hassler-241969-25-579MLB562.891914410099.289373223945301.288.040.183.524.060.87.2711.76
23Steve Mingori4432UDFA: 1965MLB552.3255000271085.173232232538301.157.700.322.644.010.66.2621.10
40Steve Busby-261971-2-39MLB334.401313100071.258423574929101.497.280.886.153.641.69.2220.80
37Larry Gura-281969-2-40MLB402.30202117162.247201642022201.076.750.572.873.160.91.2210.88
42Tom Hall-281966-3-53MLB114.453100016130.128191541825101.528.311.195.347.420.72.2820.71
35Tom Bruno-23UDFA: 1978MLB106.75120004017.12013133911011.6710.381.564.675.710.82.3090.90
35Roger Nelson-321968-6-130MLB002.083000008.2422044100.924.150.004.154.151.00.1600.57
37Ray Sadecki-35UDFA: 1958MLB000.003000104.2700031002.1413.500.005.791.933.00--0.83
46,49Jerry Cram-28UDFA: 1978MLB006.234000204.1833012102.0816.620.002.084.150.50.4710.67
32Bob McClure-231973-3-62MLB009.008000004.0344083002.756.750.0018.006.752.67.2730.60
28Ken Sanders-34UDFA: 1960MLB000.003000103.0300032002.009.000.009.006.001.50----
Totals: (21 players)90723.21162162419121351,4721356611525654937352951.348.290.513.014.490.67.277 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Buck MartinezC944204044.9910.00 
Bob StinsonC793043074.9790.00 
John WathanC2357411.9840.00 
Fran HealyC6305001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John Mayberry1B16014841057132.9960.00 
Tony Solaita1B534311.9740.00 
Dave Nelson1B392031.0000.00 
John Wathan1B360001.0000.00 
Jamie Quirk1B230011.0000.00 
Cookie Rojas1B111001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank White2B1302563911876.9730.00 
Dave Nelson2B467088414.9750.00 
Cookie Rojas2B4048450111.0000.00 
Jim Wohlford2B112011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
George Brett3B1571403352622.9480.00 
Jamie Quirk3B1141020.8750.00 
Cookie Rojas3B64612.9090.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Freddie PatekSS1432334262687.9620.00 
Frank WhiteSS374192514.9640.00 
Jamie QuirkSS1224011.0000.00 
George BrettSS4615011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Amos OtisOF152373531.9920.00 
Al CowensOF1483291353.9860.00 
Tom PoquetteOF98188140.9790.00 
Jim WohlfordOF93189650.9750.00 
Hal McRaeOF3163220.9700.00 
Ruppert JonesOF17210001.0000.00 
Willie WilsonOF66110.8750.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mark LittellP6010439011.0001.04 
Steve MingoriP5585924011.0003.49 
Marty PattinP4414192011.9671.85 
Doug BirdP39197142121.9461.60 
Al FitzmorrisP35220194934.9582.78 
Dennis LeonardP35259112362.8501.18 
Tom HallP31301710.8892.39 
Paul SplittorffP26158930051.0002.22 
Larry GuraP2062412021.0002.32 
Andy HasslerP199932011.9582.09 
Steve BusbyP137110930.8642.40 
Tom BrunoP121701001.0000.53 
Bob McClureP840000.0000.00 
Jerry CramP4420001.0004.39 
Roger NelsonP3811001.0002.20 
Ray SadeckiP340000.0000.00 
Ken SandersP330000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hal McRaeDH117.0000.00 
Dave NelsonDH22.0000.00 
Jamie QuirkDH19.0000.00 
Tony SolaitaDH14.0000.00 
Cookie RojasDH9.0000.00 
Tommy DavisDH3.0000.00 
Ruppert JonesDH3.0000.00 
Jim WohlfordDH3.0000.00 
John MayberryDH2.0000.00 
Tom PoquetteDH2.0000.00 
Al CowensDH1.0000.00 
Fran HealyDH1.0000.00 
Freddie PatekDH1.0000.00 


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