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1976 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  90-72   .556
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Whitey Herzog
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  1,680,265
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Yankees)

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Cookie Rojas (37)
Youngest Player:  Willie Wilson (20)
Longest Tenure:  Al Fitzmorris (8)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (2)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Ben Grzybek (#18)

Roster Continuity:  84.02%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9072.556--
Oakland8774.5402.5
Minnesota8577.5255.0
Texas7686.46914.0
California7686.46914.0
Chi White Sox6497.39825.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-04-09@ CHA1L  0-40-1440,318Paul SplittorffWilbur WoodWilbur WoodPaul Splittorff 04-4
1976-04-13vs CAL2W  7-41-1425,516 Al FitzmorrisAndy HasslerAl FitzmorrisAndy HasslerMarty Pattin78-1
1976-04-14vs CAL3L  6-71-259,043 Dennis LeonardFrank TananaSid MongeMarty PattinJim Brewer1315-2
1976-04-15vs CAL4L  1-51-367,657 Paul SplittorffNolan RyanNolan RyanPaul Splittorff 1420-6
1976-04-16vs CLE5W  5-32-3512,219 Doug BirdFritz PetersonSteve MingoriFritz PetersonMarty Pattin1923-4
1976-04-17vs CLE6W  5-33-339,799 Al FitzmorrisDennis EckersleyAl FitzmorrisDennis Eckersley 2426-2
1976-04-18vs CLE7L  0-63-4410,466 Steve BusbyPat DobsonPat DobsonSteve Busby 2432-8
1976-04-20@ MIL8L  4-53-554,902Dennis LeonardPete BrobergPete BrobergDennis LeonardEduardo Rodriguez2837-9
1976-04-22@ MIL9W  2-14-545,196Al FitzmorrisJim ColbornDoug BirdJim Colborn 3038-8
1976-04-23@ NYA10W  3-25-5235,116Paul SplittorffCatfish HunterPaul SplittorffCatfish HunterSteve Mingori3340-7
1976-04-24@ NYA11L  8-95-6316,034Steve BusbyEd FigueroaSparky LyleMarty Pattin 4149-8
1976-04-30vs NYA12L  3-55-7411,368 Paul SplittorffCatfish HunterCatfish HunterPaul Splittorff 4454-10
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-05-01vs NYA13W  4-16-7318,703 Steve BusbyEd FigueroaSteve BusbyEd Figueroa 4855-7
1976-05-02vs NYA14W  2-17-7313,424 Dennis LeonardRudy MayDoug BirdSparky Lyle 5056-6
1976-05-04@ BOS15W  7-58-7216,274Al FitzmorrisBill LeeAl FitzmorrisBill LeeDoug Bird5761-4
1976-05-05@ BOS16W  8-49-7217,596Paul SplittorffFergie JenkinsPaul SplittorffFergie JenkinsMark Littell65650
1976-05-07@ BAL17L  3-49-827,310Steve BusbyMike CuellarWayne GarlandMarty Pattin 6869-1
1976-05-08@ BAL18W  6-310-8251,195Dennis LeonardKen HoltzmanDennis LeonardKen HoltzmanDoug Bird74722
1976-05-09@ BAL19W  7-411-827,590Al FitzmorrisJim PalmerMark LittellJim Palmer 81765
1976-05-10vs MIN20L  4-511-9212,526 Paul SplittorffBert BlylevenTom BurgmeierMarty PattinSteve Luebber85814
1976-05-11vs MIN21W  6-312-929,652 Doug BirdJim HughesDoug BirdSteve LuebberMark Littell91847
1976-05-12vs MIN22W  17-513-929,601 Steve BusbyJoe DeckerMarty PattinJoe Decker 1088919
1976-05-13vs CHA23W  13-214-9213,657 Dennis LeonardBart JohnsonDennis LeonardBart Johnson 1219130
1976-05-14vs CHA24W  7-115-9212,990 Al FitzmorrisPete VuckovichAl FitzmorrisPete Vuckovich 1289236
1976-05-15vs CHA25W  2-116-9214,693 Paul SplittorffRich GossageMark LittellRich Gossage 1309337
1976-05-16vs CHA26L  3-416-10228,413 Doug BirdTerry ForsterClay CarrollDoug BirdDave Hamilton1339736
1976-05-17vs TEX27W  8-717-10218,936 Dennis LeonardBill SingerTom HallSteve Foucault 14110437
1976-05-18vs TEX28W  3-118-10114,116 Al FitzmorrisJim UmbargerAl FitzmorrisJim Umbarger 14410539
1976-05-19vs OAK29W  5-219-10122,483 Paul SplittorffMike TorrezPaul SplittorffMike TorrezMarty Pattin14910742
1976-05-20vs OAK30W  8-420-10125,682 Doug BirdPaul MitchellDoug BirdPaul MitchellMark Littell15711146
1976-05-21@ MIN31W  5-121-1018,619Dennis LeonardJim HughesDennis LeonardJim Hughes 16211250
1976-05-22@ MIN32L  3-521-1116,812Al FitzmorrisDave GoltzDave GoltzAl Fitzmorris 16511748
1976-05-23@ MIN33L  1-321-12124,716Paul SplittorffBert BlylevenBert BlylevenPaul SplittorffBill Campbell16612046
1976-05-24@ TEX34W  14-1122-12112,751Doug BirdSteve BarrSteve MingoriSteve Barr 18013149
1976-05-26@ TEX35W  14-223-1310Dennis LeonardGaylord PerryDennis LeonardGaylord Perry 19413361
1976-05-26@ TEX36L  4-523-13116,510Al FitzmorrisNelson BrilesSteve FoucaultMarty Pattin 19813860
1976-05-27@ TEX37L  4-623-14114,755Paul SplittorffBill SingerBill SingerPaul SplittorffJoe Hoerner20214458
1976-05-28@ CAL38W  3-024-14115,777Doug BirdNolan RyanDoug BirdNolan Ryan 20514461
1976-05-29@ CAL39L  2-324-1610Steve BusbySid MongeSid MongeMark Littell 20714760
1976-05-29@ CAL40L  2-724-16128,415Al FitzmorrisGary RossGary RossAl Fitzmorris 20915455
1976-05-30@ CAL41W  3-225-16114,193Dennis LeonardDon KirkwoodSteve MingoriDick Drago 21215656
1976-05-31@ OAK42L  1-1025-17131,842Paul SplittorffMike TorrezMike TorrezPaul Splittorff 21316647
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-06-01@ OAK43W  5-226-1713,860Doug BirdStan BahnsenDoug BirdStan BahnsenMarty Pattin21816850
1976-06-02@ OAK44W  4-327-1712,628Steve BusbyVida BlueMark LittellRollie FingersSteve Mingori22217151
1976-06-04vs MIL45W  4-328-17116,899 Dennis LeonardJim SlatonDennis LeonardJim Slaton 22617452
1976-06-05vs MIL46W  5-430-1710 Al FitzmorrisPete BrobergAl FitzmorrisPete BrobergMark Littell23117853
1976-06-05vs MIL47W  7-230-17135,817 Paul SplittorffBill ChampionPaul SplittorffBill Champion 23818058
1976-06-06vs MIL48L  3-430-18115,508 Doug BirdJim ColbornJerry AugustineMarty Pattin 24118457
1976-06-07vs DET49W  10-031-18118,392 Steve BusbyVern RuhleSteve BusbyVern RuhleMark Littell25118467
1976-06-08vs DET50L  1-331-19113,869 Dennis LeonardDave RobertsDave RobertsDennis Leonard 25218765
1976-06-09vs DET51W  6-332-19112,529 Al FitzmorrisRay BareAl FitzmorrisRay BareSteve Mingori25819068
1976-06-10vs BAL52W  7-033-19112,210 Paul SplittorffJim PalmerPaul SplittorffJim Palmer 26519075
1976-06-11vs BAL53W  4-034-19125,883 Doug BirdMike CuellarDoug BirdMike CuellarMark Littell26919079
1976-06-12vs BAL54W  7-635-19119,693 Steve BusbyDoyle AlexanderSteve BusbyDoyle AlexanderMarty Pattin27619680
1976-06-13vs BAL55W  8-436-19123,751 Dennis LeonardMike FlanaganDennis LeonardMike Flanagan 28420084
1976-06-14@ DET56W  5-237-19116,095Al FitzmorrisFrank MacCormackAl FitzmorrisFrank MacCormackTom Hall28920287
1976-06-15@ DET57W  21-738-19113,834Paul SplittorffDave LemanczykPaul SplittorffDave Lemanczyk 310209101
1976-06-16@ DET58L  3-438-20121,659Doug BirdMark FidrychMark FidrychMarty Pattin 313213100
1976-06-18@ CLE59W  5-339-20114,170Dennis LeonardRick WaitsDennis LeonardStan Thomas 318216102
1976-06-19@ CLE60L  0-339-21117,389Al FitzmorrisPat DobsonPat DobsonAl FitzmorrisJim Kern31821999
1976-06-20@ CLE61L  8-1139-22113,295Mark LittellJackie BrownJim BibbyMark LittellStan Thomas32623096
1976-06-21vs CHA62L  1-239-23128,918 Paul SplittorffFrancisco BarriosDave HamiltonTom Hall 32723295
1976-06-22vs CHA63L  8-1439-24118,125 Steve BusbyJesse JeffersonJesse JeffersonSteve Busby 33524689
1976-06-23@ TEX64L  5-739-25121,336Dennis LeonardJim UmbargerSteve FoucaultDennis Leonard 34025387
1976-06-24@ TEX65L  2-539-26114,455Al FitzmorrisSteve HarganSteve HarganAl FitzmorrisJoe Hoerner34225884
1976-06-25vs CAL66W  6-340-26125,522 Paul SplittorffGary RossPaul SplittorffGary RossMark Littell34826187
1976-06-26vs CAL67W  3-041-26130,125 Marty PattinNolan RyanMarty PattinNolan RyanSteve Mingori35126190
1976-06-27vs CAL68W  5-442-26137,960 Steve BusbyDon KirkwoodDoug BirdDick Drago 35626591
1976-06-28@ MIN69L  3-442-2716,170Dennis LeonardBill SingerBill CampbellMark Littell 35926990
1976-06-29@ MIN70W  1-043-2716,201Al FitzmorrisDave GoltzAl FitzmorrisDave Goltz 36026991
1976-06-30@ MIN71W  4-244-2717,471Paul SplittorffEddie BanePaul SplittorffEddie Bane 36427193
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-07-01vs OAK72L  2-544-28123,175 Doug BirdPaul MitchellRollie FingersMarty Pattin 36627690
1976-07-02vs OAK73W  8-545-28125,723 Steve BusbyVida BlueMark LittellVida Blue 37428193
1976-07-03vs OAK74W  7-546-28133,586 Dennis LeonardDick BosmanDennis LeonardJim ToddSteve Mingori38128695
1976-07-04vs OAK75L  0-646-29124,647 Al FitzmorrisMike NorrisMike NorrisAl Fitzmorris 38129289
1976-07-05@ NYA76W  2-147-29128,041Paul SplittorffDoyle AlexanderPaul SplittorffDoyle AlexanderSteve Mingori38329390
1976-07-06@ NYA77W  3-148-3010Doug BirdEd FigueroaDoug BirdEd FigueroaSteve Mingori38629492
1976-07-06@ NYA78L  4-748-30135,370Steve BusbyDick TidrowSparky LyleSteve Busby 39030189
1976-07-07@ NYA79W  2-149-30123,172Andy HasslerCatfish HunterMark LittellCatfish HunterSteve Mingori39230290
1976-07-09@ DET80W  1-050-30151,041Dennis LeonardMark FidrychDennis LeonardMark Fidrych 39330291
1976-07-10@ DET81W  7-151-30127,630Al FitzmorrisDave RobertsAl FitzmorrisDave RobertsMark Littell40030397
1976-07-11@ DET82L  5-651-31121,764Paul SplittorffVern RuhleJohn HillerSteve Mingori 40530996
1976-07-15vs BOS83W  12-552-3210 Dennis LeonardDick PoleDennis LeonardDick Pole 417314103
1976-07-15vs BOS84L  1-252-32124,720 Doug BirdRick JonesRick JonesDoug BirdJim Willoughby418316102
1976-07-16vs BOS85W  5-154-3210 Paul SplittorffFergie JenkinsPaul SplittorffTom Murphy 423317106
1976-07-16vs BOS86W  2-154-32135,600 Al FitzmorrisRick WiseAl FitzmorrisRick Wise 425318107
1976-07-17vs BOS87W  2-155-32124,411 Andy HasslerLuis TiantMark LittellLuis Tiant 427319108
1976-07-18vs BOS88W  6-356-32129,267 Marty PattinReggie ClevelandMarty PattinReggie Cleveland 433322111
1976-07-19vs BAL89L  3-456-33139,355 Dennis LeonardJim PalmerJim PalmerDennis LeonardTippy Martinez436326110
1976-07-20vs BAL90L  3-1056-34116,145 Doug BirdWayne GarlandWayne GarlandDoug Bird 439336103
1976-07-21vs MIL91L  0-556-35115,445 Al FitzmorrisBill TraversBill TraversAl FitzmorrisDanny Frisella43934198
1976-07-22vs MIL92W  3-157-35116,133 Paul SplittorffJim ColbornPaul SplittorffJim ColbornMark Littell442342100
1976-07-23@ OAK93L  0-257-3619,173Marty PattinVida BlueVida BlueMarty Pattin 44234498
1976-07-24@ OAK94W  6-558-36142,592Dennis LeonardDick BosmanDennis LeonardJim ToddSteve Mingori44834999
1976-07-25@ OAK95L  2-958-37110,237Doug BirdMike NorrisGlenn AbbottDoug Bird 45035892
1976-07-26@ CAL96W  4-059-37118,753Al FitzmorrisNolan RyanAl FitzmorrisNolan Ryan 45435896
1976-07-27@ CAL97L  1-259-3818,342Paul SplittorffFrank TananaFrank TananaPaul Splittorff 45536095
1976-07-28@ CAL98W  3-260-3819,947Marty PattinPaul HartzellLarry GuraDon Kirkwood 45836296
1976-07-30vs TEX99W  2-161-38128,411 Dennis LeonardNelson BrilesDennis LeonardNelson BrilesMark Littell46036397
1976-07-31vs TEX100L  2-461-39135,786 Al FitzmorrisBert BlylevenBert BlylevenAl Fitzmorris 46236795
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-08-01vs TEX101L  4-861-40124,732 Andy HasslerGaylord PerryGaylord PerryAndy Hassler 46637591
1976-08-03vs MIN102W  7-162-40116,939 Marty PattinEddie BaneMarty PattinEddie Bane 47337697
1976-08-04vs MIN103W  4-263-40115,932 Al FitzmorrisDave GoltzAl FitzmorrisDave GoltzMark Littell47737899
1976-08-05vs MIN104W  6-464-40114,544 Dennis LeonardBill SingerDennis LeonardBill SingerSteve Mingori483382101
1976-08-06@ CHA105W  9-266-4010Andy HasslerBart JohnsonAndy HasslerBart Johnson 492384108
1976-08-06@ CHA106W  8-366-40113,284Doug BirdRich GossageDoug BirdRich Gossage 500387113
1976-08-07@ CHA107L  3-566-41130,382Larry GuraFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosSteve Mingori 503392111
1976-08-08@ CHA108L  2-567-4210Marty PattinTerry ForsterTerry ForsterMarty PattinRich Gossage505397108
1976-08-08@ CHA109W  7-167-42115,997Al FitzmorrisJesse JeffersonAl FitzmorrisJesse Jefferson 512398114
1976-08-09vs NYA110W  8-268-42140,435 Dennis LeonardKen HoltzmanDennis LeonardKen Holtzman 520400120
1976-08-10vs NYA111L  1-268-43125,173 Andy HasslerDock EllisDock EllisSteve MingoriSparky Lyle521402119
1976-08-11vs NYA112L  3-568-44123,394 Doug BirdDoyle AlexanderDoyle AlexanderDoug BirdSparky Lyle524407117
1976-08-13vs DET113L  2-368-45125,215 Al FitzmorrisVern RuhleVern RuhleAl FitzmorrisJohn Hiller526410116
1976-08-14vs DET114W  15-369-45127,333 Dennis LeonardDave LemanczykDennis LeonardDave Lemanczyk 541413128
1976-08-15vs DET115W  7-370-45130,720 Andy HasslerDave RobertsAndy HasslerDave Roberts 548416132
1976-08-16vs CLE116W  6-171-45118,797 Marty PattinJackie BrownMarty PattinJackie Brown 554417137
1976-08-17vs CLE117W  4-372-45114,836 Doug BirdPat DobsonMark LittellDave LaRoche 558420138
1976-08-18vs CLE118L  1-472-46115,095 Al FitzmorrisDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyAl FitzmorrisJim Kern559424135
1976-08-19@ MIL119L  4-672-47110,553Dennis LeonardJerry AugustineJerry AugustineDennis LeonardDanny Frisella563430133
1976-08-20@ MIL120W  3-073-47115,043Andy HasslerBill TraversAndy HasslerBill Travers 566430136
1976-08-21@ MIL121W  6-274-47117,725Marty PattinJim ColbornMarty PattinJim ColbornMark Littell572432140
1976-08-22@ MIL122W  7-475-47116,596Doug BirdJim SlatonDoug BirdDanny FrisellaMark Littell579436143
1976-08-23@ CLE123L  3-475-4819,581Al FitzmorrisDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleySteve Mingori 582440142
1976-08-24@ CLE124L  1-275-4916,615Dennis LeonardRick WaitsRick WaitsDennis Leonard 583442141
1976-08-25@ CLE125W  2-176-4917,113Andy HasslerJim BibbyAndy HasslerJim KernMark Littell585443142
1976-08-26@ BOS126W  7-677-49124,199Marty PattinReggie ClevelandTom BrunoJim Willoughby 592449143
1976-08-27@ BOS127L  4-977-50124,940Doug BirdFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsDoug Bird 596458138
1976-08-28@ BOS128W  8-378-50127,058Al FitzmorrisBill LeeAl FitzmorrisBill LeeMark Littell604461143
1976-08-29@ BOS129L  6-1578-51126,747Dennis LeonardRick WiseRick WiseDennis Leonard 610476134
1976-08-30@ BAL130L  2-378-5216,249Andy HasslerRudy MayRudy MayAndy Hassler 612479133
1976-08-31@ BAL131L  3-478-5318,661Marty PattinJim PalmerJim PalmerMarty PattinDyar Miller615483132
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-09-01@ BAL132L  1-778-5418,007Doug BirdMike FlanaganMike FlanaganDoug Bird 616490126
1976-09-03vs TEX133L  1-478-55117,748 Al FitzmorrisTommy BoggsTommy BoggsAl Fitzmorris 617494123
1976-09-04vs TEX134W  7-079-55131,541 Dennis LeonardJim UmbargerDennis LeonardJim Umbarger 624494130
1976-09-05vs TEX135L  1-379-56122,025 Andy HasslerBert BlylevenBert BlylevenAndy Hassler 625497128
1976-09-06vs TEX136L  4-579-57127,008 Doug BirdNelson BrilesSteve HarganDoug BirdJoe Hoerner629502127
1976-09-07vs CAL137L  1-279-5819,225 Marty PattinDon KirkwoodDon KirkwoodMarty Pattin 630504126
1976-09-08vs CAL138L  0-279-59111,939 Al FitzmorrisGary RossDick DragoAl Fitzmorris 630506124
1976-09-09vs CAL139W  6-580-59110,897 Dennis LeonardPaul HartzellSteve MingoriMike Overy 636511125
1976-09-10@ MIN140L  3-1880-6018,912Andy HasslerJim HughesJim HughesAndy Hassler 639529110
1976-09-11@ MIN141W  8-681-6018,955Doug BirdBill SingerMark LittellBill Campbell 647535112
1976-09-12@ MIN142W  16-682-6018,101Marty PattinPete RedfernMarty PattinPete Redfern 663541122
1976-09-13@ CHA143L  3-482-6210Dennis LeonardChris KnappChris KnappDennis LeonardDave Hamilton666545121
1976-09-13@ CHA144L  4-582-6215,327Al FitzmorrisKen BrettKen BrettSteve Mingori 670550120
1976-09-14@ CHA145W  2-183-6212,762Andy HasslerLarry MonroeAndy HasslerTerry Forster 672551121
1976-09-15@ CAL146L  1-283-6316,350Doug BirdNolan RyanNolan RyanDoug Bird 673553120
1976-09-16@ CAL147W  2-084-6317,440Marty PattinFrank TananaMarty PattinFrank Tanana 675553122
1976-09-17vs CHA148W  3-285-63115,087 Dennis LeonardRich GossageDennis LeonardRich Gossage 678555123
1976-09-18vs CHA149W  6-586-63124,955 Al FitzmorrisKen BrettLarry GuraKen Brett 684560124
1976-09-19vs CHA150W  6-587-63139,797 Andy HasslerChris KnappSteve MingoriTerry Forster 690565125
1976-09-21vs OAK151W  3-188-63128,869 Doug BirdStan BahnsenDoug BirdStan BahnsenLarry Gura693566127
1976-09-22vs OAK152L  1-1188-64136,064 Marty PattinVida BlueVida BlueMarty Pattin 694577117
1976-09-23vs OAK153L  1-888-65134,077 Dennis LeonardMike TorrezMike TorrezDennis Leonard 695585110
1976-09-24@ TEX154W  2-189-6516,949Al FitzmorrisJim UmbargerLarry GuraSteve FoucaultMark Littell697586111
1976-09-25@ TEX155L  0-189-6619,001Andy HasslerBert BlylevenBert BlylevenAndy Hassler 697587110
1976-09-26@ TEX156L  1-389-6714,650Doug BirdNelson BrilesNelson BrilesDoug BirdSteve Hargan698590108
1976-09-27@ OAK157L  3-889-68137,914Dennis LeonardVida BlueVida BlueDennis Leonard 701598103
1976-09-28@ OAK158L  0-189-6919,464Marty PattinMike TorrezMike TorrezMarty Pattin 701599102
1976-09-29@ OAK159W  4-090-69119,631Larry GuraPaul MitchellLarry GuraPaul Mitchell 705599106
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttKCA PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1976-10-01vs MIN160L  3-490-70138,482 Doug BirdDave GoltzBill CampbellMark Littell 708603105
1976-10-02vs MIN161L  2-390-71114,087 Dennis LeonardBill SingerBill SingerAndy HasslerBill Campbell710606104
1976-10-03vs MIN162L  3-590-72115,665 Paul SplittorffJim HughesJim HughesPaul Splittorff 713611102


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