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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
36Ted AbernathyPMLB6-4215RightRight3/6/193337Stanley,North Carolina1952UDFA Wa1

14Jerry Adair2B-SSMLB6-0175RightRight12/17/193633Sand Springs,OklahomaUDFA 
1Luis Alcaraz2BMLB5-9165RightRight6/20/194129Humacao,Puerto RicoUDFA 
27Wally BunkerPMLB6-2197RightRight1/25/194525Seattle,WashingtonUDFA 
22Tom BurgmeierPMLB5-11185LeftLeft8/2/194326St. Paul,Minnesota1963UDFA Hoc
29Bill ButlerPMLB6-2210LeftLeft3/12/194723Hyattsville,Maryland196537662DET
20,25Jim CampanisCMLB6-0195RightRight2/9/194426New York,New YorkUDFA 
25Moe DrabowskyPMLB6-2200RightRight7/21/193534Ozanna,PolandUDFA 
41Dick DragoPMLB6-1190RightRight6/25/194525Toledo,Ohio1965UDFA DET
19Mike Fiore1BMLB6-0185LeftLeft10/11/194425Brooklyn,New York1978UDFA PIT
23Al FitzmorrisPMLB6-2190BothRight3/21/194624Buffalo,New York1965UDFA CHW
15Bobby FloydSS-2BMLB6-0181RightRight10/20/194326Hawthorne,California1981UDFA SEA
32Mike HedlundPMLB6-1190RightRight8/11/194623Dallas,Texas1964UDFA CLE
24Jackie HernandezSSMLB6-0175RightRight9/11/194029Central Tinguaro,Cuba1961UDFA CLE
30Bob JohnsonPMLB6-4220LeftRight4/25/194327Aurora,Illinois196637699LAD
18Pat KellyOFMLB6-1185LeftLeft7/30/194425Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1963UDFA MIN
16Joe KeoughOFMLB6-0185LeftLeft1/7/194624Pomona,California1965221Kca
8Ed KirkpatrickOF-CMLB5-11195LeftRight10/8/194425Spokane,Washington1962UDFA LAA
6Buck MartinezCMLB5-11200RightRight11/7/194821Redding,California1967UDFA PHI
19Tom MatchickSS-3BMLB6-0175LeftRight9/7/194326Hazelton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
21Aurelio MonteagudoPMLB5-11185RightRight11/19/194326Caibarien,Cuba1983UDFA CAL
17Dave MoreheadPMLB6-1185RightRight9/5/194227San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
35Roger NelsonPMLB6-3205RightRight6/7/194426Altadena,California19686130MTL
32Don O'RileyPMLB6-3205RightRight3/12/194525Topeka,KansasUDFA 
33Bob Oliver1B-OFMLB6-2215RightRight2/8/194327Shreveport,Louisiana196549760NYM
26Amos OtisOFMLB5-11166RightRight4/26/194723Mobile,Alabama1965595BOS
9Lou PiniellaOFMLB6-2199RightRight8/28/194326Tampa,Florida1962UDFA CLE
11Ellie RodriguezCMLB5-11185RightRight5/24/194624Fajardo,Puerto Rico1964UDFA Kca
1Cookie Rojas2BMLB5-10170RightRight3/6/193931Havana,Cuba1956UDFA CIN
13Jim RookerPMLB6-0201RightLeft9/23/194227Lakeview,Oregon1962UDFA DET
10Paul Schaal3BMLB5-11180RightRight3/3/194327Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania1962UDFA LAA
15Rich SeversonSS-2BMLB6-0174RightRight1/18/194525Artesia,CaliforniaUDFA 
7Bill Sorrell3B-OFMLB6-0190LeftRight10/14/194029Morehead,KentuckyUDFA 
43Paul SplittorffPMLB6-3210LeftLeft10/8/194623Evansville,Indiana196825574KC
6,12George SpriggsOFMLB5-11175LeftRight5/22/194129Jewell,MarylandUDFA 
31Hawk TaylorC-OFMLB6-2190RightRight4/3/193931Metropolis,IllinoisUDFA 
28,48Ken WrightPMLB6-2210RightRight9/4/194623Pensacola,Florida1964UDFA BOS
40Jim YorkPMLB6-3200RightRight8/27/194722Maywood,California196916381KC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Buddy BlattnerBroadcaster 
Dan CarnevaleAssistant Coach 
Harry DunlopThird Base Coach 
Bob LemonManager 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Charlie MetroManager 
Joe SchultzAssistant Coach 
George StricklandAssistant Coach 
Cedric TallisGeneral Manager 


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