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1970 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Don O'Riley played for the 1970 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record65-97 (5th in American League West)League Rank11thMLB Rank22nd
ManagerCharlie Metro,Bob LemonGeneral ManagerCedric Tallis
CoachesDan Carnevale (Assistant Coach), Harry Dunlop (Third Base Coach), Bob Lemon (Pitching Coach), Joe Schultz (Assistant Coach), George Strickland (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRex Goodson (#8)
Years Available1969-2017

Team History -- 1970 Statistics -- 1970 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1970 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1970 baseball season.

1970 Kansas City Royals Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
36Ted AbernathyP6-4 215 R-R 1933-03-06 37Stanley,North Carolina MLB1952-19721955-1972Stanley (Stanley,NC)    
14Jerry Adair2B6-0 175 R-R 1936-12-17 33Sand Springs,Oklahoma MLB1958-19701958-1970Sapulpa (Sapulpa,OK)Oklahoma St    
1Luis Alcaraz2B5-9 165 R-R 1941-06-20 29Humacao,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19701967-1970      
27Wally BunkerP6-2 197 R-R 1945-01-25 25Seattle,Washington MLB1963-19711963-1971Capuchino (San Bruno,CA)    
22Tom BurgmeierP5-11 185 L-L 1943-08-02 26St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1962-19841968-1984Cathedral (St. Cloud,MN)    
29Bill ButlerP6-2 210 L-L 1947-03-12 23Hyattsville,Maryland MLB1965-19781969-1977Herndon (Herndon,VA)
1965-37- 662-DET
 
20,25Jim CampanisC6-0 195 R-R 1944-02-09 26New York,New York MLB1966-19731966-1973Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)    
25Moe DrabowskyP6-2 200 R-R 1935-07-21 34Ozanna,Poland MLB1956-19721956-1972Loomis Chaffee School (Windsor,CT)Trinity Col    
41Dick DragoP6-1 190 R-R 1945-06-25 25Toledo,Ohio MLB1965-19811969-1981Woodward (Toledo,OH)Detroit Mercy    
19Mike Fiore1B6-0 185 L-L 1944-10-11 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1968-19781968-1972Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)    
23Al FitzmorrisP6-2 190 B-R 1946-03-21 24Buffalo,New York MLB1965-19791969-1978Madison (San Diego,CA)    
15Bobby FloydSS-3B6-0 181 R-R 1943-10-20 26Hawthorne,California MLB1964-19811968-1974El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)UCLA    
32Mike HedlundP6-1 190 R-R 1946-08-11 23Dallas,Texas MLB1964-19721965-1972Arlington (Arlington,TX)    
24Jackie HernandezSS6-0 175 R-R 1940-09-11 29Central Tinguaro,Cuba MLB1961-19731965-1973      
30Bob JohnsonP6-4 220 L-R 1943-04-25 27Aurora,Illinois MLB1964-19771969-1977Trenton (Trenton,MO)Bradley U.
1966-37- 699-LAN
 
18Pat KellyOF6-1 185 L-L 1944-07-30 25Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19811967-1981Gratz (Philadelphia,PA)    
16Joe KeoughOF-1B6-0 185 L-L 1946-01-07 24Pomona,California MLB1966-19731968-1973Ganesha (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1965- 2-  21-KC1
 
8Ed KirkpatrickC5-11 195 L-R 1944-10-08 25Spokane,Washington MLB1962-19781962-1977Glendora (Glendora,CA)    
6Buck MartinezC5-11 200 R-R 1948-11-07 21Redding,California MLB1967-19861969-1986Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)Sacramento City Col    
19Tom MatchickSS6-0 175 L-R 1943-09-07 26Hazelton,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19721967-1972Hazle Township (Hazleton,PA)    
21Aurelio MonteagudoP5-11 185 R-R 1943-11-19 26Caibarien,Cuba MLB1963-19831963-1973      
17Dave MoreheadP6-1 185 R-R 1942-09-05 27San Diego,California MLB1963-19701963-1970Hoover (San Diego,CA)    
35Roger NelsonP6-3 205 R-R 1944-06-07 26Altadena,California MLB1963-19791967-1976Lincoln (Lincoln,NE)
1968- 6- 129-MON
 
32Don O'RileyP6-3 205 R-R 1945-03-12 25Topeka,Kansas MLB1969-19701969-1970      
33Bob Oliver1B6-2 215 R-R 1943-02-08 27Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1963-19781965-1975      
26Amos OtisOF5-11 166 R-R 1947-04-26 23Mobile,Alabama MLB1965-19841967-1984Williamson (Mobile,AL)
1965- 5-  95-BOS
 
9Lou PiniellaOF6-2 199 R-R 1943-08-28 26Tampa,Florida MLB1963-19841964-1984Jesuit (Tampa,FL)Tampa    
11Ellie RodriguezC5-11 185 R-R 1946-05-24 24Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1964-19771968-1976      
1Cookie Rojas2B5-10 170 R-R 1939-03-06 31Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19771962-1977      
13Jim RookerP6-0 201 R-L 1942-09-23 27Lakeview,Oregon MLB1962-19801968-1980Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)    
10Paul Schaal3B5-11 180 R-R 1943-03-03 27Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19741964-1974Compton (Compton,CA)    
15Rich SeversonSS6-0 174 R-R 1945-01-18 25Artesia,California MLB1970-19711970-1971      
7Bill Sorrell3B6-0 190 L-R 1940-10-14 29Morehead,Kentucky MLB1965-19701965-1970      
43Paul SplittorffP6-3 210 L-L 1946-10-08 23Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)Morningside Col
1968-25- 575-KCA
 
6,12George SpriggsOF5-11 175 L-R 1941-05-22 29Jewell,Maryland MLB1965-19701965-1970      
31Hawk TaylorC6-2 190 R-R 1939-04-03 31Metropolis,Illinois MLB1957-19701957-1970Metropolis Community (Metropolis,IL)    
28,48Ken WrightP6-2 210 R-R 1946-09-04 23Pensacola,Florida MLB1964-19811970-1974Escambia (Pensacola,FL)So.Mississippi    
40Jim YorkP6-3 200 R-R 1947-08-27 22Maywood,California MLB1969-19761970-1976Norwalk (Norwalk,CA)UCLA, Cerritos Col
1969-16- 383-KCA
 
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