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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
Manager(s): Bob Lemon, Charlie Metro
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 693,047 22/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Rex Goodson (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
8973.5499.0
8676.53112.0
6597.40133.0
6597.40133.0
56106.34642.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
26Amos OtisOF2362091176
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9
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11
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58332686713658.284.353.424777.140.300.3020.9956.4263700
33Bob Oliver1B2761283159
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24
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6
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27
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993342126342315.260.309.451760.191.260.2863.0022.7276662
9Lou PiniellaOF2654254163
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24
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5
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11
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88363542262515.301.342.424766.124.183.3081.2049.3230586
18Pat KellyOF2545256106
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16
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1
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6
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3834167610523016.235.347.314661.080.288.2921.3875.3142531
8Ed KirkpatrickC254245997
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17
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2
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18
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6244556518109.229.319.406725.177.307.2321.1823.6172481
1Cookie Rojas2B3138436100
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13
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3
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2
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2837202900418.260.296.326622.065.107.2771.45192.0125409
10Paul Schaal3B2738050102
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12
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3
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5
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35744339111210.268.343.355698.087.208.2870.9176.0135427
15Rich SeversonSS252402260
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11
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1
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2200163312305.250.300.317617.067.133.2862.06240.076260
24Jackie HernandezSS292381455
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4
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1
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1013155020615.231.281.282563.050.105.2833.33119.067262
11Ellie RodriguezC242312552
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2
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15212735421411.225.312.290602.065.186.2561.30231.067267
16Joe KeoughOF-1B241832859
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4
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2111231803316.322.396.443839.120.246.3400.7845.881210
19Tom MatchickSS261581131
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3
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0110052312108.196.226.241467.044.076.2304.60--38165
7Bill Sorrell3B291351236
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2
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04
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1410101304005.267.317.370687.104.185.2711.3033.850145
6,12George SpriggsOF291301227
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743143200010.208.283.292575.085.200.2652.29130.038145
1Luis Alcaraz2B291201020
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140041300112.167.192.250442.083.117.1783.25120.030126
41Dick DragoP257624
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00010024400900.053.077.053130.000.026.12522.00--487
19Mike Fiore1B2572613
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00411132400001.181.306.208514.028.208.2711.85--1585
13Jim RookerP27701214
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130023510213.200.230.300530.100.129.37117.5070.02176
30Bob JohnsonP275726
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0030063400800.105.190.123313.018.123.2615.67--771
31Hawk TaylorC315539
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0060061612001.164.258.218476.055.164.2312.67--1262
20,25Jim CampanisC265467
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20041411001.130.203.241444.111.185.1323.5027.01359
29Bill ButlerP234402
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00020043100101.045.125.045170.000.091.1547.75--249
15Bobby FloydSS-3B2643514
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009014900010.326.375.419794.093.163.4002.25--1848
17Dave MoreheadP273616
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0010011500301.167.189.194383.028.056.28615.00--740
27Wally BunkerP253132
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00010071300100.065.237.065302.000.226.1111.86--239
23Al FitzmorrisP243159
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005003900000.290.353.419772.129.226.4093.00--1334
14Jerry Adair2B332704
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0001015301101.148.281.148429.000.148.1670.60--433
36Ted AbernathyP371413
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0002000500300.214.214.214428.000.000.333----317
22Tom BurgmeierP261412
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0000001500100.143.200.143343.000.071.2225.00--216
6Buck MartinezC21911
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0000002100001.111.273.111384.000.222.1250.50--111
25Moe DrabowskyP34401
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0000000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
32Mike HedlundP234000000000400100.000.000.0000.000.000-----05
28,48Ken WrightP234000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
32Don O'RileyP253000000000000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
21Aurelio MonteagudoP262000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
43Paul SplittorffP23201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
40Jim YorkP222000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
35Roger NelsonP260000000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals2026550361113412024197572975351495821426327123.244.307.348655.104.206.2781.8656.719166107
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
41Dick Drago259153.753534711024023911010020721273171.308.960.752.704.761.76
30Bob Johnson278133.074026101742141788273188220661111.217.490.763.458.662.51
13Jim Rooker2710153.53382963512031909980111021173111.438.380.494.505.161.15
29Bill Butler234123.772525210014011766591787753011.457.471.095.554.790.86
27Wally Bunker252114.202415214012110963571650595101.308.041.183.694.351.18
17Dave Morehead27353.61281710211211216449962699011.508.930.664.575.091.11
23Al Fitzmorris24854.42431120141117112605814524712001.398.541.073.973.580.90
22Tom Burgmeier26663.184100017168593124623432001.217.810.793.045.691.87
36Ted Abernathy37932.5736000311255412316338492011.416.590.486.117.881.29
28,48Ken Wright23125.264700014353493331229302171.478.320.344.925.091.03
25Moe Drabowsky34123.252400014235281313312381021.117.000.753.009.503.17
21Aurelio Monteagudo26113.0021000120272011929182011.076.670.673.006.002.00
32Don O'Riley25005.489200502326151459133011.5210.171.963.525.091.44
32Mike Hedlund23237.20900030151813126751001.6710.803.604.203.000.71
35Roger Nelson260210.0042000091810103032012.0018.003.000.003.00--
43Paul Splittorff23017.002100008169715100002.3316.001.005.0010.002.00
40Jim York22113.3840003085332260000.885.632.252.256.753.00
Pitching Totals65973.784301623071322514641346705615138641915565341.368.270.853.945.621.43


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