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1978 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
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:  Lost ALCS (Yankees)

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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Hal McRae+of13321965-6-117MLB15662390170395167217851626611115.273.329.429757.337267692488995.5.277
15Darrell Porter+c49261970-1-4MLB1505207713827618780575752141413.265.358.444802.355231602405896.0.278
5George Brett+3b-1b30251971-2-29MLB12851079150458962237393516356.294.342.467809.358238558381986.9.299
26Amos Otis+of7311965-5-95MLB14148674145307229632866544711010.298.380.525905.3972555673701118.1.293
18Al Cowens+of40261969-75-1026MLB132485631332485631463154631117.274.319.388707.316188534377694.9.293
20Frank White+2b-27UDFA: 1970MLB143461661272467501310265931922.275.317.399716.323184501357654.9.302
2Freddie Patek+ss73331965-22-421MLB138440541092312463811425611946.248.312.318630.292140496361513.8.277
9Clint Hurdle+of-201975-1-9MLB1334174811025575613568411166.264.348.398746.340166481323635.3.310
8Pete LaCock+1b-of-261970-1-20MLB118322449521254810212702138.295.335.419755.338135347239515.7.307
25Tom Poquette+of-261970-4-80MLB802041644924302014901266.216.259.338597.26769226174213.3.203
6Willie Wilson+of68221974-16-379MLB1271984343820164612163320522.217.280.278558.26055223176182.8.257
12John Wathan+c-1b-281971-1-4MLB6719019571012282131241335.300.320.395715.32075203145275.0.307
3Steve Braun+of-3b-301966-10-200MLB64137163610101432281601111.263.386.350736.34448167106236.0.295
1Jerry Terrell+ss-3b-311968-18-412MLB73133142710088441300914.203.225.211435.2022814712430.7.223
30U.L. Washington+ss-24UDFA: 1973MLB6912910342109126102000212.264.314.295609.28338142106123.0.309
19Joe Zdeb+of-251971-4-75MLB601271832230113071800522.252.287.315602.27440141104123.2.288
10Jamie Quirk+c-3b-231972-1-18MLB1729362002005400000.207.324.276599.2888342333.9.240
10Joe Lahoud+of-31UDFA: 1966MLB1316020000000100000.125.125.125250.114216140-0.8.133
21Art Kusnyer+c-321966-37-698MLB913131012002400000.231.333.538872.3887151036.8.250
31Dave Cripe+3b-27UDFA: 1978MLB713120001000200000.154.154.154308.140213110-0.5.182
17Luis Silverio+of-21UDFA: 1978MLB811762103112300100.545.615.9091524.65010147520.4.750
37Jim Gaudet+c-231976-6-138MLB38000000000300000.000.000.0000.000088--.000
7Randy Bass+1b-241972-7-152MLB22000000000000000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
Totals: (23 players)162547474314693055998695216844986443044557295.268.329.399728--2186612943118215.1.285

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Dennis Leonard+3271972-2-42MLB21173.33404020400294.22831251092778183129 01.238.640.822.385.590.43.2830.89
34Paul Splittorff+13311968-25-574MLB19133.40393813200262.02441139922607633 01.168.380.762.062.610.79.2500.97
32Larry Gura+15301969-2-40MLB1642.7235268210221.2183736713608114 11.107.430.532.443.290.74.2410.64
38Rich Gale+24241975-5-105MLB1483.0931309300192.11717866101008853 01.418.000.474.684.121.14.2670.98
29Doug Bird+-281969-8-152MLB665.294060013198.211063588314892 21.4310.030.732.834.380.65.3080.92
33Marty Pattin+-351965-7-127MLB333.323252012478.27241298253012 01.238.240.922.863.430.83.2550.79
39Al Hrabosky+30281969-1-19MLB872.8858000472075.05224246356021 11.166.240.724.207.200.58.2360.47
23Steve Mingori+-34UDFA: 1965MLB142.744500021769.06425215162813 01.168.350.652.093.650.57.2541.03
16Andy Hassler+-261969-25-579MLB144.32119101058.17636281242630 11.7111.730.153.704.010.92--1.34
48Jim Colborn+5832UDFA: 1967MLB124.7683001028.1311815412800 01.529.851.273.812.541.50--0.97
28,31Randy McGilberry+-241975-14-321MLB014.21180009025.22716122181200 01.759.470.706.314.211.50.3050.97
40Steve Busby+-281971-2-39MLB107.5975001021.12418182151002 11.8310.130.846.334.221.50.3011.12
43Bill Paschall+-241976-3-53MLB013.382000118.063300501 00.756.750.000.005.630.00.2500.27
35George Throop+-271972-16-378MLB100.001000003.020003200 01.676.000.009.006.001.50.2862.00
16Steve Foucault+-281969-43-910MLB003.863000202.151101000 02.5719.290.003.860.00----0.75
Totals: (23 players)92703.441621625311109331,43913506345509847865737--61.378.440.682.994.110.73.293 

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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