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1980 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Dan Quisenberry played for the 1980 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record97-65 (1st in American League West)League Rank3rdMLB Rank3rd
BallparkRoyals Stadium
ManagerJim FreyGeneral ManagerJoe Burke
CoachesBill Connors (Pitching Coach), Gordon MacKenzie (Third Base Coach), Jose Martinez (First Base Coach), Jimmie Schaffer (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (Phillies)
#1 Draft PickFrank Wills (#16)
Attendance2,288,714 (Rank: 5th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 66-70 ... Jacksonville Suns (AA) 63-81 ... Fort Myers Royals (A+) 66-70 ... Charleston (sc) Royals (A) 78-61 ... GCL Royals Gold (Rk) 22-40 ... GCL Royals Blue (Rk) 40-23 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1980 Statistics -- 1980 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 1980 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1980 baseball season.

1980 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)
24Willie Aikens1B6-3 220 L-R 1954-10-14 25Seneca,South Carolina MLB1974-19861977-1985Seneca (Seneca,SC)South Carolina St
1975- 1-   2-CAL
 
23German Barranca2B6-0 160 L-R 1956-10-19 23Veracruz,Mexico MLB1975-19851979-1982  
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
3Steve BraunOF5-10 180 L-R 1948-05-08 32Trenton,New Jersey MLB1966-19861971-1985Hopewell Valley Central (Pennington,NJ)
1966-10- 200-MIN
 
5George Brett3B6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 27Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)El Camino Col
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
25Ken BrettP5-11 195 L-L 1948-09-18 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1966-19811967-1981El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)
1966- 1-   4-BOS
 
40Steve BusbyP6-2 205 R-R 1949-09-29 30Burbank,California MLB1971-19801972-1980Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)USC
1971- 2-  39-KCA
 
19Jose CardenalOF5-10 150 R-R 1943-10-07 36Matanza,Cuba MLB1961-19801963-1980  
1960-   UDFA-SFN
 
17Manny Castillo3B-DH5-9 160 B-R 1957-04-01 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1973-19841980-1983  
1973-   UDFA-NYN
 
7Dave Chalk3B-2B5-10 175 R-R 1950-08-30 29Del Rio,Texas MLB1972-19811973-1981Justin F. Kimball (Dallas,TX)Texas
1972- 1-  10-CAL
 
28Craig ChamberlainP6-1 190 R-R 1957-02-02 23Hollywood,California MLB1978-19951979-1980Los Alamitos (Los Alamitos,CA)Arizona
1978- 1-   2-KCA
 
31Gary ChristensonP6-5 200 L-L 1953-05-05 27Mineola,New York MLB1971-19821979-1980New Hyde Park (New Hyde Park,NY)
1971-13- 306-DET
 
53Onix ConcepcionSS5-6 180 R-R 1957-10-05 22Dorado,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19871980-1987  
1976-   UDFA-KCA
 
4Bob DetherageOF6-0 180 R-R 1954-09-20 25Springfield,Missouri MLB1973-19811980-1980Hillcrest (Springfield,MO)
1972- 3-  65-LAN
 
35Rawly EastwickP6-3 180 R-R 1950-10-24 29Camden,New Jersey MLB1969-19811974-1981Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield,NJ)
1969- 3-  62-CIN
 
38Rich GaleP6-7 225 R-R 1954-01-19 26Littleton,New Hampshire MLB1975-19911978-1984Littleton (Littleton,NH)New Hampshire
1975- 5- 105-KCA
 
32Larry GuraP6-1 185 B-L 1947-11-26 32Joliet,Illinois MLB1969-19851970-1985Joliet East (Joliet,IL)Arizona St
1969- 2-  40-CHN
 
10Clint HurdleOF6-3 195 L-R 1957-07-30 22Big Rapids,Michigan MLB1975-19871977-1987Merritt Island (Merritt Island,FL)
1975- 1-   9-KCA
 
50Mike JonesP6-6 215 L-L 1959-07-30 20Penfield,New York MLB1977-19901980-1985Pittsford Sutherland (Pittsford,NY)
1982- 1-  12-SFN
 
8Pete LaCock1B6-3 210 L-L 1952-01-17 28Burbank,California MLB1970-19801972-1980Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)
1970- 1-  20-CHN
 
22Dennis LeonardP6-1 190 R-R 1951-05-08 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1972-19861974-1986Oceanside (Oceanside,NY)Iona Col
1972- 2-  42-KCA
 
27Renie MartinP6-4 190 R-R 1955-08-30 24Dover,Delaware MLB1974-19861979-1984Dover (Dover,DE)Richmond
1977-19- 486-KCA
 
11Hal McRaeDH5-11 185 R-R 1945-07-10 34Avon Park,Florida MLB1965-19871968-1987Avon Park (Avon Park,FL)Florida A&M U.
1965- 6- 117-CIN
 
18Rance MulliniksSS-2B6-0 175 L-R 1956-01-15 24Tulare,California MLB1974-19921977-1992Monache (Porterville,CA)
1974- 3-  58-CAL
 
26Amos OtisOF5-11 166 R-R 1947-04-26 33Mobile,Alabama MLB1965-19841967-1984Williamson (Mobile,AL)
1965- 5-  95-BOS
 
33Marty PattinP5-11 180 R-R 1943-04-06 37Charleston,Illinois MLB1965-19801968-1980   Eastern Illinois U.
1965- 7- 127-CAL
 
52Ken Phelps1B6-1 200 L-L 1954-08-06 25Seattle,Washington MLB1976-19911980-1990Ingraham (Seattle,WA)Arizona St
1976-15- 354-KCA
 
15Darrell PorterC6-0 193 L-R 1952-01-17 28Joplin,Missouri MLB1970-19871971-1987Southeast (Oklahoma City,OK)
1970- 1-   4-MIL
 
9Jamie Quirk3B-C6-4 200 L-R 1954-10-22 25Whittier,California MLB1972-19921975-1992St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Whittier Col
1972- 1-  18-KCA
 
29Dan QuisenberryP6-2 185 R-R 1953-02-07 27Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19901979-1990Costa Mesa (Costa Mesa,CA)La Verne
1975-   UDFA-KCA
 
34Paul SplittorffP6-3 210 L-L 1946-10-08 33Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)Morningside Col
1968-25- 575-KCA
 
1Jerry TerrellOF6-0 170 R-R 1946-07-13 33Waseca,Minnesota MLB1968-19801973-1980Waterville Elysian Morristown (Waterville,MN)Minnesota St-Mankato
1968-18- 412-MIN
 
2Rusty TorresOF5-10 180 B-R 1948-09-30 31Aguadilla,Puerto Rico MLB1967-19811971-1980New York Vocational (Jamaica,NY)
1966-54- 811-NYA
 
21Jeff TwittyP6-2 185 L-L 1957-11-10 22Lancaster,South Carolina MLB1979-19821980-1980   South Carolina, Anderson U.
1979-25- 638-KCA
 
30U.L. WashingtonSS5-11 175 B-R 1953-10-27 26Stringtown,Oklahoma MLB1973-19921977-1987Stringtown (Stringtown,OK)
1972-   UDFA-KCA
 
12John WathanC6-2 205 R-R 1949-10-04 30Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1971-19851976-1985St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)San Diego
1971- 1-   4-KCA
 
20Frank White2B5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 29Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990Lincoln Academy (Kansas City,MO)South Carolina Area Trade School
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
6Willie WilsonOF6-3 195 B-R 1955-07-09 24Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-20091976-1994Summit (Summit,NJ)
1974-16- 381-LAN
 
37 Players