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1978 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  92-70   .568
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Whitey Herzog
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,255,493
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marty Pattin (35)
Youngest Player:  Clint Hurdle (20)
Longest Tenure:  Paul Splittorff, Amos Otis (9)
Top Hitter:  Amos Otis (7)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Buddy Biancalana (#25)

Roster Continuity:  84.63%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Hal McRaeof13321965-6-117MLB15662390170395167217851626611115.273.329.4290267692488995.5.277
15Darrell Porterc49261970-1-4MLB1505207713827618780575752141413.265.358.4440231602405896.0.278
5George Brett3b-1b30251971-2-29MLB12851079150458962237393516356.294.342.4670238558381986.9.299
26Amos Otisof7311965-5-95MLB14148674145307229632866544711010.298.380.52510002555673701118.1.293
18Al Cowensof40261969-75-1026MLB132485631332485631463154631117.274.319.3880188534377694.9.293
20Frank White2b-27UDFA: 1970MLB143461661272467501310265931922.275.317.3990184501357654.9.302
2Freddie Patekss73331965-22-421MLB138440541092312463811425611946.248.312.3180140496361513.8.277
9Clint Hurdleof-201975-1-9MLB1334174811025575613568411166.264.348.3980166481323635.3.310
8Pete LaCock1b-of-261970-1-20MLB118322449521254810212702138.295.335.4190135347239515.7.307
25Tom Poquetteof-261970-4-80MLB802041644924302014901266.216.259.338069226174213.3.203
6Willie Wilsonof68221974-16-379MLB1271984343820164612163320522.217.280.278055223176182.8.257
12John Wathanc-1b-281971-1-4MLB6719019571012282131241335.300.320.395075203145275.0.307
3Steve Braunof-3b-301966-10-200MLB64137163610101432281601111.263.386.350048167106236.0.295
1Jerry Terrellss-3b-311968-18-412MLB73133142710088441300914.203.225.21102814712430.7.223
30U.L. Washingtonss-24UDFA: 1973MLB6912910342109126102000212.264.314.295038142106123.0.309
19Joe Zdebof-251971-4-75MLB601271832230113071800522.252.287.315040141104123.2.288
10Jamie Quirkc-3b-231972-1-18MLB1729362002005400000.207.324.27608342333.9.240
10Joe Lahoudof-31UDFA: 1966MLB1316020000000100000.125.125.1250216140-0.8.133
21Art Kusnyerc-321966-37-698MLB913131012002400000.231.333.53810007151036.8.250
31Dave Cripe3b-27UDFA: 1978MLB713120001000200000.154.154.1540213110-0.5.182
17Luis Silverioof-21UDFA: 1978MLB811762103112300100.545.615.909200010147520.4.750
37Jim Gaudetc-231976-6-138MLB38000000000300000.000.000.0000088--.000
7Randy Bass1b-241972-7-152MLB22000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
Totals: (23 players)162547474314693055998695216844986443044557295.268.329.3997282186612943118215.1.285

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Dennis Leonard3271972-2-42MLB21173.33404020400294.228312510927781831201.238.640.822.385.590.43.2830.89
34Paul Splittorff13311968-25-574MLB19133.40393813200262.024411399226076301.168.380.762.062.610.79.2500.97
32Larry Gura15301969-2-40MLB1642.7235268210221.21837367136081111.107.430.532.443.290.74.2410.64
38Rich Gale24241975-5-105MLB1483.0931309300192.117178661010088501.418.000.474.684.121.14.2670.98
29Doug Bird-281969-8-152MLB665.294060013198.2110635883148921.4310.030.732.834.380.65.3080.92
33Marty Pattin-351965-7-127MLB333.323252012478.272412982530101.238.240.922.863.430.83.2550.79
39Al Hrabosky30281969-1-19MLB872.8858000472075.052242463560211.166.240.724.207.200.58.2360.47
23Steve Mingori-34UDFA: 1965MLB142.744500021769.064252151628101.168.350.652.093.650.57.2541.03
16Andy Hassler-261969-25-579MLB144.32119101058.176362812426311.7111.730.153.704.010.92--1.34
48Jim Colborn5832UDFA: 1967MLB124.7683001028.13118154128001.529.851.273.812.541.50--0.97
28,31Randy McGilberry-241975-14-321MLB014.21180009025.227161221812001.759.470.706.314.211.50.3050.97
40Steve Busby-281971-2-39MLB107.5975001021.124181821510011.8310.130.846.334.221.50.3011.12
43Bill Paschall-241976-3-53MLB013.382000118.0633005000.756.750.000.005.630.00.2500.27
35George Throop-271972-16-378MLB100.001000003.0200032001.676.000.009.006.001.50.2862.00
16Steve Foucault-281969-43-910MLB003.863000202.1511010002.5719.290.003.860.00----0.75
Totals: (23 players)92703.441621625311109331,4391350634550984786573761.378.440.682.994.110.73.293 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Darrell PorterC14560862810.9880.00 
John WathanC2178620.9770.00 
Art KusnyerC932320.9460.00 
Jim GaudetC314110.9370.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pete LaCock1B10670039567.9930.00 
Clint Hurdle1B5241225647.9860.00 
John Wathan1B47307220201.0000.00 
Jerry Terrell1B5224021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank White2B1403253851696.9780.00 
Jerry Terrell2B312839061.0000.00 
U.L. Washington2B193237110.9860.00 
Joe Zdeb2B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
George Brett3B1281042891625.9610.00 
Jerry Terrell3B25214024.9680.00 
Steve Braun3B1111822.9050.00 
Jamie Quirk3B10101521.9260.00 
Al Cowens3B551011.9370.00 
Dave Cripe3B511001.0000.00 
Clint Hurdle3B10000.0000.00 
Joe Zdeb3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Freddie PatekSS1372403503284.9490.00 
U.L. WashingtonSS49475588.9270.00 
Jerry TerrellSS11172023.9490.00 
Jamie QuirkSS211001.0000.00 
George BrettSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Amos OtisOF136382921.9950.00 
Al CowensOF1272751035.9900.00 
Willie WilsonOF112171642.9780.00 
Clint HurdleOF78132561.9580.00 
Tom PoquetteOF63144570.9550.00 
Joe ZdebOF5265230.9570.00 
Steve BraunOF3352120.9640.00 
Luis SilverioOF65010.8330.00 
Hal McRaeOF331001.0000.00 
Joe LahoudOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Al HraboskyP587539011.0001.44 
Steve MingoriP456931310.9412.09 
Doug BirdP4098613001.0001.74 
Dennis LeonardP40294164312.9831.80 
Paul SplittorffP39262184524.9692.16 
Larry GuraP35221134412.9832.32 
Marty PattinP327834021.0000.81 
Rich GaleP3119232641.8791.36 
Randy McGilberryP18252630.7272.86 
Andy HasslerP11583721.8331.55 
Jim ColbornP8282810.9093.20 
Steve BusbyP7210510.8332.13 
Steve FoucaultP3201001.0004.29 
Bill PaschallP280000.0000.00 
George ThroopP1301001.0003.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hal McRaeDH153.0000.00 
Willie WilsonDH6.0000.00 
Darrell PorterDH4.0000.00 
Al CowensDH2.0000.00 
Luis SilverioDH2.0000.00 
Clint HurdleDH1.0000.00 
Joe LahoudDH1.0000.00 
Amos OtisDH1.0000.00 
Tom PoquetteDH1.0000.00 
Jamie QuirkDH1.0000.00 
U.L. WashingtonDH1.0000.00 
Joe ZdebDH1.0000.00 


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