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1971 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  85-76   .528
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Lemon
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  910,784
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Abernathy (38)
Youngest Player:  Buck Martinez (22)
Longest Tenure:  Bill Butler, Roger Nelson, Bob Oliver, Mike Hedlund, Al Fitzmorris, Buck Martinez, Lou Piniella, Dick Drago, Jim Rooker, Paul Schaal, Ed Kirkpatrick, Joe Keough, Tom Burgmeier, Wally Bunker (3)
Top Hitter:  Paul Schaal (11)
Top Pitcher:  Dick Drago (19)
Top Draft Pick:  Roy Branch (#5)

Roster Continuity:  66.23%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10160.627--
KC Royals8576.52816.0
Chi White Sox7983.48822.5
California7686.46925.5
Minnesota7486.46326.5
Milwaukee6992.42932.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
2,37Freddie Patek+ss20261965-22-421MLB1475918615821116364914448053716.267.323.371693.316219648461814.7.300
26Amos Otis+of17241965-5-95MLB1475558016726415795284074222818.301.345.443789.355246607424946.0.321
10Paul Schaal+3b1128UDFA: 1962MLB161548801503161163751035125069.274.387.412799.3652266594181056.8.283
9Lou Piniella+of8127UDFA: 1962MLB12644843125215351532143240512.279.311.368679.305165476343554.3.300
1Cookie Rojas+2b6032UDFA: 1956MLB11541456124222659833935231712.300.357.406763.345168463313675.8.311
33Bob Oliver+1b-of74281965-49-760MLB1283733591122852001488531513.244.277.351628.283131398301312.8.294
8Ed Kirkpatrick+of-c6726UDFA: 1962MLB1203654680121946344860281711.219.308.332640.290121423308383.3.234
16Joe Keough+of-251965-2-21MLB1103513487142330063526153210.248.316.325641.293114392285383.6.259
39Gail Hopkins+1b8328UDFA: 1965MLB103295358216194731371349128.278.364.431794.354127339225546.4.265
12Jerry May+c9127UDFA: 1961MLB71218165513212400273708047.252.329.344673.29775249174264.0.293
19Bobby Knoop+2b-32-MLB7216114338111110153601226.205.270.286555.25646180138102.1.254
17Dennis Paepke+c-of-26-MLB601521131602140082901016.204.242.283525.2394316112871.6.238
7Chuck Harrison+1b-30UDFA: 1962MLB491439314022100111902041.217.266.287553.24941158117112.6.230
41Dick Drago+p-26UDFA: 1965MLB357731030040084400701.130.212.169381.188139275-2-0.8.303
32Mike Hedlund+p-24UDFA: 1964MLB32682600020022600501.088.114.088203.09867568-5-2.1.143
15Bobby Floyd+ss-2b-27UDFA: 1981MLB316681030020072100000.152.233.197430.20913735610.6.222
49Sandy Valdespino+of-32-MLB1863102060215002500002.317.338.508846.381326545127.1.321
25Paul Splittorff+p-241968-25-574MLB2248351001003800101.104.157.125282.13965245-1-0.8.125
6Buck Martinez+c-22UDFA: 1967MLB2246372001015900111.152.231.196426.2069534310.6.184
43Bruce Dalcanton+p-29UDFA: 1966MLB25464400020011900600.087.106.087193.09345348-4-2.0.148
23Al Fitzmorris+p-25UDFA: 1965MLB364461110030001600210.250.244.273517.23212473621.2.379
44Carl Taylor+c-of-27UDFA: 1962MLB20393700030151300021.179.261.179440.2157463600.2.250
15Rich Severson+ss-2b-26-MLB1630490201003500000.300.364.433797.36013332156.8.360
5Ted Savage+of-35-MLB1929250001203600002.172.250.172422.2085322600.3.217
28Ken Wright+p-24UDFA: 1964MLB21221200000011000100.091.130.091221.11022421-2-2.1.167
22Tom Burgmeier+p-27UDFA: 1963MLB6820252000001700000.250.286.350636.2907211523.3.385
40Jim York+p-231969-16-381MLB5317121013001700000.118.167.353520.2366181511.2.111
36Ted Abernathy+p-38UDFA: 1952MLB6313010000000700100.077.077.077154.07011413-1-2.9.167
29Bill Butler+p-241965-37-662MLB14120100010001000010.083.077.083160.07011312-2-3.7.333
13Jim Rooker+p-28UDFA: 1962MLB2110000000002400100.000.167.000167.11701311-1-1.9.000
27Wally Bunker+p-26-MLB79000000001500000.000.100.000100.0700109-1-3.4.000
20Monty Montgomery+p-241968-9-201MLB37000000001300100.000.125.000125.087098-1-2.3.000
27Lance Clemons+p-231968-7-153MLB107420111001100100.286.3751.0001375.578796313.3.200
35Roger Nelson+p-271968-6-130MLB136220000001200000.333.429.333762.36127415.7.500
25Mike McCormick+p-32-MLB42000000000000000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
Totals: (35 players)1615295603132322540805731304649081925544559128.250.313.353666--1868591442506213.9.279

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Dick Drago+1926UDFA: 1965MLB17112.98353415400241.12518480144610949 01.239.360.521.724.060.42.3021.16
32Mike Hedlund+2624UDFA: 1964MLB1582.7132307110205.2168686215727621 01.177.350.663.153.330.95.2361.21
25Paul Splittorff+-241968-25-574MLB892.6822226300144.112949434358014 01.148.040.252.184.990.44.2801.14
43Bruce Dalcanton+-29UDFA: 1966MLB863.4425222010141.114463548445830 01.339.170.512.803.690.76.2821.12
23Al Fitzmorris+-25UDFA: 1965MLB754.1736152160127.1112615965553151 11.317.920.423.893.751.04.2661.30
40Jim York+62231969-16-381MLB552.895300021393.170323074410343 01.226.750.684.249.930.43.2730.56
22Tom Burgmeier+3027UDFA: 1963MLB971.7367000341788.17123173304427 01.147.230.313.064.480.68.2501.22
36Ted Abernathy+2838UDFA: 1952MLB462.5663000462381.06028233505516 01.366.670.335.566.110.91.2501.45
28Ken Wright+-24UDFA: 1964MLB363.692112113178.06634326475633 01.457.620.695.426.460.84.2671.21
13Jim Rooker+-28UDFA: 1962MLB275.33207113054.05935322243141 01.549.830.334.005.170.77.3261.13
29Bill Butler+-241965-37-662MLB123.45146003044.14519176183200 01.429.141.223.656.500.56.2930.77
35Roger Nelson+-271968-6-130MLB015.29131004034.0352020152900 01.189.260.261.327.680.17.3400.71
27Wally Bunker+-26-MLB235.0176001032.1351918761500 01.279.741.951.674.180.40.2620.90
27Lance Clemons+-231968-7-153MLB104.13103002024.02616112122021 01.589.750.754.507.500.60.3121.00
20Monty Montgomery+-241968-9-201MLB302.1132001021.11655031200 00.896.750.001.275.060.25.2420.86
25Mike McCormick+-32-MLB009.314100109.214101005200 01.9713.030.004.661.862.50.3681.17
Totals: (35 players)85763.251611613411127441,42013015665138049677541--11.288.240.533.144.910.64.276 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jerry MayC713143816.9970.00 
Ed KirkpatrickC592942875.9790.00 
Dennis PaepkeC321391511.9940.00 
Buck MartinezC2184630.9680.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gail Hopkins1B8366957776.9900.00 
Bob Oliver1B6847031653.9880.00 
Chuck Harrison1B3933524331.9920.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Cookie Rojas2B111252293576.9910.00 
Bobby Knoop2B5289120731.9680.00 
Bobby Floyd2B81313031.0000.00 
Rich Severson2B6720071.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Paul Schaal3B1611073352831.9400.00 
Bob Oliver3B22310.8330.00 
Bobby Floyd3B10000.0000.00 
Bobby Knoop3B10000.0000.00 
Rich Severson3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Freddie PatekSS14730145925107.9680.00 
Bobby FloydSS152143211.9700.00 
Rich SeversonSS681524.9200.00 
Cookie RojasSS220001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Amos OtisOF1444041044.9900.00 
Lou PiniellaOF115201632.9860.00 
Joe KeoughOF100164431.9820.00 
Ed KirkpatrickOF61118211.9920.00 
Bob OliverOF4894310.9900.00 
Dennis PaepkeOF1721020.9130.00 
Sandy ValdespinoOF1518110.9500.00 
Carl TaylorOF1227010.9640.00 
Ted SavageOF942001.0000.00 
Cookie RojasOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tom BurgmeierP678872813.9723.58 
Ted AbernathyP638182020.9333.11 
Jim YorkP539361011.9411.55 
Al FitzmorrisP36127152524.9522.83 
Dick DragoP3524174229.9611.83 
Mike HedlundP32205164725.9692.76 
Bruce DalcantonP25141111620.9311.72 
Paul SplittorffP2214473223.9512.44 
Ken WrightP217811612.9441.96 
Jim RookerP20541511.8571.00 
Bill ButlerP14440710.8751.43 
Roger NelsonP133429001.0002.91 
Lance ClemonsP10241410.8331.88 
Wally BunkerP73215001.0001.68 
Mike McCormickP4918001.0008.80 
Monty MontgomeryP32123001.0002.13 


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