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1970 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 65-97 .401
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 611-705 -94
Roster Continuity 81.09% 6/24
Manager(s): Bob Lemon, Charlie Metro
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 693,047 22/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Rex Goodson (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dan Carnevale
Assistant Coach: George Strickland
Assistant Coach: Joe Schultz
Pitching Coach: Bob Lemon
Third Base Coach: Harry Dunlop

#1 Draft Picks

American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1970 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    36Ted AbernathyP6-4215R-R371955Not draftedMLB--
    14Jerry Adair2B-SS6-0175R-R331958Not draftedMLB--
    1Luis Alcaraz2B5-9165R-R291967Not draftedMLB--
    27Wally BunkerP6-2197R-R251963Not draftedMLB--
    22Tom BurgmeierP5-11185L-L261968Not draftedMLB--
    29Bill ButlerP6-2210L-L231969DET: 1965-37-662MLB--
    20,25Jim CampanisC6-0195R-R261966Not draftedMLB--
    25Moe DrabowskyP6-2200R-R341956Not draftedMLB--
    41Dick DragoP6-1190R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    19Mike Fiore1B6-0185L-L251968Not draftedMLB--
    23Al FitzmorrisP6-2190B-R241969Not draftedMLB--
    15Bobby FloydSS-2B6-0181R-R261968Not draftedMLB--
    32Mike HedlundP6-1190R-R231965Not draftedMLB--
    24Jackie HernandezSS6-0175R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    30Bob JohnsonP6-4220L-R271969LAN: 1966-37-699MLB--
    18Pat KellyOF6-1185L-L251967Not draftedMLB--
    16Joe KeoughOF6-0185L-L241968KC1: 1965-2-21MLB--
    8Ed KirkpatrickOF-C5-11195L-R251962Not draftedMLB--
    6Buck MartinezC5-11200R-R211969Not draftedMLB--
    19Tom MatchickSS-3B6-0175L-R261967Not draftedMLB--
    21Aurelio MonteagudoP5-11185R-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    17Dave MoreheadP6-1185R-R271963Not draftedMLB--
    35Roger NelsonP6-3205R-R261967MON: 1968-6-129MLB--
    32Don O'RileyP6-3205R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    33Bob Oliver1B-OF6-2215R-R271965Not draftedMLB--
    26Amos OtisOF5-11166R-R231967BOS: 1965-5-95MLB--
    9Lou PiniellaOF6-2199R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    11Ellie RodriguezC5-11185R-R241968Not draftedMLB--
    1Cookie Rojas2B5-10170R-R311962Not draftedMLB--
    13Jim RookerP6-0201R-L271968Not draftedMLB--
    10Paul Schaal3B5-11180R-R271964Not draftedMLB--
    15Rich SeversonSS-2B6-0174R-R251970Not draftedMLB--
    7Bill Sorrell3B-OF6-0190L-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    43Paul SplittorffP6-3210L-L231970KCA: 1968-25-575MLB--
    6,12George SpriggsOF5-11175L-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    31Hawk TaylorC-OF6-2190R-R311957Not draftedMLB--
    28,48Ken WrightP6-2210R-R231970Not draftedMLB--
    40Jim YorkP6-3200R-R221970KCA: 1969-16-383MLB--

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