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1970 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  65-97   .401
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Lemon, Charlie Metro
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  693,047
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Abernathy (37)
Youngest Player:  Buck Martinez (21)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Amos Otis (10)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Johnson (12)
Top Draft Pick:  Rex Goodson (#8)

Roster Continuity:  81.09%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota9864.605--
Oakland8973.5499.0
California8676.53112.0
KC Royals6597.40133.0
Milwaukee6597.40133.0
Chi White Sox56106.34642.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
26Amos Otis+of10231965-5-95MLB159620911763691158332686713658.284.353.424777.3482637004651126.5.302
33Bob Oliver+1b-of17271965-49-760MLB1606128315924627993342126342315.260.309.451760.335276662476864.9.286
9Lou Piniella+of4726UDFA: 1962MLB144542541632451188363542262515.301.342.424767.340230586407845.6.308
18Pat Kelly+of3525UDFA: 1963MLB1364525610616163834167610523016.235.347.314661.310142531369523.8.292
8Ed Kirkpatrick+of-c7725UDFA: 1962MLB1344245997172186244556518109.229.319.406724.322172481341594.7.232
1Cookie Rojas+2b-31UDFA: 1956MLB983843610013322837202900418.260.296.326622.283125409304383.4.277
10Paul Schaal+3b-27UDFA: 1962MLB12438050102123535744339111210.268.343.355698.320135427295514.7.287
15Rich Severson+ss-2b-25-MLB77240226011112200163312305.250.300.317616.28076260188233.4.286
24Jackie Hernandez+ss-29UDFA: 1961MLB8323814554121013155020615.231.281.282563.26167262198152.1.283
11Ellie Rodriguez+c-24UDFA: 1964MLB80231255282115212735421411.225.312.290602.27967267196212.8.256
16Joe Keough+of-241965-2-21MLB5718328596242111231803316.322.396.443839.37481210135346.8.340
19Tom Matchick+ss-3b-26-MLB551581131320110052312108.196.226.241466.2083816513640.8.230
7Bill Sorrell+3b-of-29-MLB5713512362041410101304005.267.317.370688.30250145104164.1.271
6,12George Spriggs+of-29-MLB511301227231743143200010.208.283.292575.26638145107102.5.265
1Luis Alcaraz+2b-29-MLB351201020511140041300112.167.192.250442.1993012610451.2.178
41Dick Drago+p6525UDFA: 1965MLB35762400010024400900.053.077.053130.06548781-9-3.0.125
19Mike Fiore+1b-25UDFA: 1978MLB2572613200411132400001.181.306.208514.25615856131.4.271
13Jim Rooker+p-27UDFA: 1962MLB41701214401130023510213.200.230.300530.23821766210.5.371
30Bob Johnson+p86271966-37-699MLB40572610030063400800.105.190.123313.16077159-3-1.4.261
31Hawk Taylor+c-of-31-MLB57553930060061612001.164.258.218476.21512624721.0.231
20,25Jim Campanis+c-26-MLB31546700220041411001.130.203.241444.20113594810.5.132
29Bill Butler+p-231965-37-662MLB25440200020043100101.045.125.045170.09724944-6-3.4.154
15Bobby Floyd+ss-2b-26UDFA: 1981MLB14435144009014900010.326.375.419794.35618483176.2.400
17Dave Morehead+p-27-MLB28361610010011500301.167.189.194384.17774034-1-0.6.286
27Wally Bunker+p-25-MLB24313200010071300100.065.237.065301.17823930-1-0.9.111
23Al Fitzmorris+p-24UDFA: 1965MLB4531594005003900000.290.353.419772.34813342256.1.409
14Jerry Adair+2b-ss-33-MLB727040001015301101.148.281.148429.2094332600.5.167
36Ted Abernathy+p-37UDFA: 1952MLB3614130002000500300.214.214.214429.1953171400.2.333
22Tom Burgmeier+p-26UDFA: 1963MLB4214120000001500100.143.200.143343.168216130-0.6.222
6Buck Martinez+c-21UDFA: 1967MLB69110000002100001.111.273.111384.21111190-0.2.125
32Mike Hedlund+p-23UDFA: 1964MLB94000000000400100.000.000.0000.000055--.000
25Moe Drabowsky+p-34-MLB244010000000200000.250.250.250500.22714300.3.500
28,48Ken Wright+p-23UDFA: 1964MLB474000000000200000.000.000.0000.000044--.000
32Don O'Riley+p-25-MLB93000000000000200.000.000.0000.000055--.000
43Paul Splittorff+p-231968-25-574MLB22010000000000000.500.500.5001000.454121013.4.500
40Jim York+p-221969-16-381MLB42000000000100000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
21Aurelio Monteagudo+p-26UDFA: 1983MLB212000000000100000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
35Roger Nelson+p-261968-6-130MLB40000000001000000.0001.000.0001000.7080100--.000
Totals: (38 players)162550361113412024197572975351495821426327123.244.309.348657--1916612844286053.7.278

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Dick Drago+3125UDFA: 1965MLB9153.7535347110240.0239110100207212737 11.308.960.752.704.760.57.2911.28
30Bob Johnson+12271966-37-699MLB8133.07402610174214.017882731882206611 11.217.490.763.458.660.40.2870.70
13Jim Rooker+2627UDFA: 1962MLB10153.5438296351203.219099801110211731 11.438.400.494.515.170.87.2850.98
29Bill Butler+-231965-37-662MLB4123.7725252100140.2117665917877531 01.457.491.095.574.801.16.2390.48
17Dave Morehead+-27-MLB353.6228171021121.212164499626991 01.508.950.674.595.100.90.2901.10
27Wally Bunker+-25-MLB2114.2224152140121.2109635716505950 11.318.061.183.704.360.85.2430.72
23Al Fitzmorris+-24UDFA: 1965MLB854.44431120141117.21126058145247120 01.398.571.073.983.591.11.2581.36
22Tom Burgmeier+-26UDFA: 1963MLB663.164100017168.15931246234320 01.207.770.793.035.660.53.2641.24
36Ted Abernathy+4937UDFA: 1952MLB932.5936000311255.24123163384921 01.426.630.496.147.920.78.2662.14
28,48Ken Wright+-23UDFA: 1964MLB125.234700014353.14933312293027 11.468.270.344.895.060.97.3011.19
25Moe Drabowsky+6734-MLB123.282400014235.22813133123812 01.127.070.763.039.590.32.2840.77
21Aurelio Monteagudo+-26UDFA: 1983MLB112.962100012027.120119291821 01.066.590.662.965.930.50.2250.97
32Don O'Riley+-25-MLB005.4092005023.1261514591331 01.5010.031.933.475.010.69.2761.27
32Mike Hedlund+-23UDFA: 1964MLB237.2090003015.018131267510 01.6710.803.604.203.001.40.2450.56
35Roger Nelson+-261968-6-130MLB0210.004200009.018101030321 02.0018.003.000.003.000.00.4051.40
43Paul Splittorff+-231968-25-574MLB017.272100008.21697151000 02.4216.621.045.1910.380.50.5002.60
40Jim York+-221969-16-381MLB113.384000308.053322600 00.885.632.252.256.750.33.1500.50
Totals: (38 players)65973.78162162307132251,46413467056159764191556--51.278.280.853.945.630.70.282 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed KirkpatrickC89463611212.9780.00 
Ellie RodriguezC754513265.9880.00 
Jim CampanisC1363711.9860.00 
Buck MartinezC520310.9580.00 
Hawk TaylorC370001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob Oliver1B1151020658100.9930.00 
Mike Fiore1B2013115211.9860.00 
Joe Keough1B1811311313.9760.00 
Ed Kirkpatrick1B1613990131.0000.00 
Bill Sorrell1B3153001.0000.00 
Lou Piniella1B130001.0000.00 
Hawk Taylor1B15211.8750.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Cookie Rojas2B97217283969.9820.00 
Luis Alcaraz2B316568112.9930.00 
Rich Severson2B254455311.9710.00 
Tom Matchick2B102121061.0000.00 
Jerry Adair2B72420061.0000.00 
Paul Schaal2B6141913.9710.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Paul Schaal3B97691591512.9380.00 
Bob Oliver3B465780611.9580.00 
Bill Sorrell3B29174593.8730.00 
Bobby Floyd3B6610001.0000.00 
Tom Matchick3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jackie HernandezSS771421871738.9510.00 
Rich SeversonSS5083147934.9620.00 
Tom MatchickSS4364130332.9850.00 
Paul SchaalSS10121834.9090.00 
Bobby FloydSS8182665.8800.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Amos OtisOF1593881546.9900.00 
Lou PiniellaOF139247642.9840.00 
Pat KellyOF1182548102.9630.00 
George SpriggsOF3657430.9530.00 
Joe KeoughOF3463210.9850.00 
Ed KirkpatrickOF19240001.0000.00 
Bill SorrellOF450001.0000.00 
Jim CampanisOF110001.0000.00 
Jim RookerOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ken WrightP47531810.9001.53 
Al FitzmorrisP43117122111.9712.53 
Tom BurgmeierP416832020.9203.04 
Bob JohnsonP402141320001.0001.39 
Jim RookerP3820363224.9501.68 
Ted AbernathyP365539001.0001.96 
Dick DragoP35240103315.9771.61 
Dave MoreheadP2812171020.8951.26 
Bill ButlerP2514031311.9411.03 
Wally BunkerP2412151730.8801.63 
Moe DrabowskyP243524001.0001.53 
Aurelio MonteagudoP21271210.7501.00 
Mike HedlundP91501001.0000.60 
Don O'RileyP92321001.0001.17 
Roger NelsonP4903001.0003.00 
Jim YorkP480000.0000.00 
Paul SplittorffP2801011.0001.10 


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