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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: Season in progress

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
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
26Amos Otisof10231965-5-95MLB159620911763691158332686713658.284.353.42402637004651126.5.302
33Bob Oliver1b-of17271965-49-760MLB1606128315924627993342126342315.260.309.4510276662476864.9.286
9Lou Piniellaof4726UDFA: 1962MLB144542541632451188363542262515.301.342.4240230586407845.6.308
18Pat Kellyof3525UDFA: 1963MLB1364525610616163834167610523016.235.347.3140142531369523.8.292
8Ed Kirkpatrickof-c7725UDFA: 1962MLB1344245997172186244556518109.229.319.4060172481341594.7.232
1Cookie Rojas2b-31UDFA: 1956MLB983843610013322837202900418.260.296.3260125409304383.4.277
10Paul Schaal3b-27UDFA: 1962MLB12438050102123535744339111210.268.343.3550135427295514.7.287
15Rich Seversonss-2b-25-MLB77240226011112200163312305.250.300.317076260188233.4.286
24Jackie Hernandezss-29UDFA: 1961MLB8323814554121013155020615.231.281.282067262198152.1.283
11Ellie Rodriguezc-24UDFA: 1964MLB80231255282115212735421411.225.312.290067267196212.8.256
16Joe Keoughof-241965-2-21MLB5718328596242111231803316.322.396.443081210135346.8.340
19Tom Matchickss-3b-26-MLB551581131320110052312108.196.226.24103816513640.8.230
7Bill Sorrell3b-of-29-MLB5713512362041410101304005.267.317.370050145104164.1.271
6,12George Spriggsof-29-MLB511301227231743143200010.208.283.292038145107102.5.265
1Luis Alcaraz2b-29-MLB351201020511140041300112.167.192.25003012610451.2.178
41Dick Dragop6525UDFA: 1965MLB35762400010024400900.053.077.053048781-9-3.0.125
19Mike Fiore1b-25UDFA: 1978MLB2572613200411132400001.181.306.208015856131.4.271
13Jim Rookerp-27UDFA: 1962MLB41701214401130023510213.200.230.300021766210.5.371
30Bob Johnsonp86271966-37-699MLB40572610030063400800.105.190.123077159-3-1.4.261
31Hawk Taylorc-of-31-MLB57553930060061612001.164.258.218012624721.0.231
20,25Jim Campanisc-26-MLB31546700220041411001.130.203.241013594810.5.132
29Bill Butlerp-231965-37-662MLB25440200020043100101.045.125.045024944-6-3.4.154
15Bobby Floydss-2b-26UDFA: 1981MLB14435144009014900010.326.375.419018483176.2.400
17Dave Moreheadp-27-MLB28361610010011500301.167.189.194074034-1-0.6.286
23Al Fitzmorrisp-24UDFA: 1965MLB4531594005003900000.290.353.419013342256.1.409
27Wally Bunkerp-25-MLB24313200010071300100.065.237.065023930-1-0.9.111
14Jerry Adair2b-ss-33-MLB727040001015301101.148.281.14804332600.5.167
22Tom Burgmeierp-26UDFA: 1963MLB4214120000001500100.143.200.1430216130-0.6.222
36Ted Abernathyp-37UDFA: 1952MLB3614130002000500300.214.214.21403171400.2.333
6Buck Martinezc-21UDFA: 1967MLB69110000002100001.111.273.111011190-0.2.125
32Mike Hedlundp-23UDFA: 1964MLB94000000000400100.000.000.0000055--.000
28,48Ken Wrightp-23UDFA: 1964MLB474000000000200000.000.000.0000044--.000
25Moe Drabowskyp-34-MLB244010000000200000.250.250.250014300.3.500
32Don O'Rileyp-25-MLB93000000000000200.000.000.0000055--.000
43Paul Splittorffp-231968-25-574MLB22010000000000000.500.500.5000121013.4.500
21Aurelio Monteagudop-26UDFA: 1983MLB212000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
40Jim Yorkp-221969-16-381MLB42000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
35Roger Nelsonp-261968-6-130MLB40000000001000000.0001.000.00010000100--.000
Totals: (38 players)162550361113412024197572975351495821426327123.244.309.3486571916612844286053.7.278

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Dick Drago3125UDFA: 1965MLB9153.7535347110240.02391101002072127311.308.960.752.704.760.57.2911.28
30Bob Johnson12271966-37-699MLB8133.07402610174214.017882731882206611.217.490.763.458.660.40.2870.70
13Jim Rooker2627UDFA: 1962MLB10153.5438296351203.2190998011102117311.438.400.494.515.170.87.2850.98
29Bill Butler-231965-37-662MLB4123.7725252100140.21176659178775301.457.491.095.574.801.16.2390.48
17Dave Morehead-27-MLB353.6228171021121.2121644996269901.508.950.674.595.100.90.2901.10
27Wally Bunker-25-MLB2114.2224152140121.21096357165059511.318.061.183.704.360.85.2430.72
23Al Fitzmorris-24UDFA: 1965MLB854.44431120141117.211260581452471201.398.571.073.983.591.11.2581.36
22Tom Burgmeier-26UDFA: 1963MLB663.164100017168.159312462343201.207.770.793.035.660.53.2641.24
36Ted Abernathy4937UDFA: 1952MLB932.5936000311255.241231633849201.426.630.496.147.920.78.2662.14
28,48Ken Wright-23UDFA: 1964MLB125.234700014353.149333122930211.468.270.344.895.060.97.3011.19
25Moe Drabowsky6734-MLB123.282400014235.228131331238101.127.070.763.039.590.32.2840.77
21Aurelio Monteagudo-26UDFA: 1983MLB112.962100012027.1201192918201.066.590.662.965.930.50.2250.97
32Don O'Riley-25-MLB005.4092005023.12615145913301.5010.031.933.475.010.69.2761.27
32Mike Hedlund-23UDFA: 1964MLB237.2090003015.0181312675101.6710.803.604.203.001.40.2450.56
35Roger Nelson-261968-6-130MLB0210.004200009.0181010303202.0018.003.000.003.000.00.4051.40
43Paul Splittorff-231968-25-574MLB017.272100008.216971510002.4216.621.045.1910.380.50.5002.60
40Jim York-221969-16-381MLB113.384000308.0533226000.885.632.252.256.750.33.1500.50
Totals: (38 players)65973.78162162307132251,4641346705615976419155651.278.280.853.945.630.70.282 

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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