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1978 Kansas City RoyalsAmerican League (MLB)
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Luis Silverio played for the 1978 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record92-70 (1st in American League West)League Rank4thMLB Rank6th
BallparkRoyals Stadium
ManagerWhitey HerzogGeneral ManagerJoe Burke
CoachesSteve Boros (Assistant Coach), Galen Cisco (Pitching Coach), Chuck Hiller (Third Base Coach), Charlie Lau (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Yankees)
#1 Draft PickBuddy Biancalana (#25)
Attendance2,255,493 (Rank: 6th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 66-69 ... Jacksonville Suns (AA) 73-69 ... Fort Myers Royals (A+) 71-66 ... Gulf Coast Royals (Rk) 31-24 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
11Hal McRaedhR3215662390170395167217851626111615.273.329.429.75826760692.277.156.252.3377.49.01.22.338.935.3
1965- 6- 117-CIN
 
15Darrell PortercL261505207713827618780575752141413.265.358.444.80223151602.278.179.313.35512.512.51.03.028.937.0
1970- 1-   4-MIL
 
5George Brett3bL2512851079150458962237393513566.294.342.467.80923862558.299.173.280.3587.06.30.91.656.741.3
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
26Amos OtisofR3114148674145307229632866544110710.298.380.525.90525559567.293.227.412.39711.69.50.83.922.140.7
1965- 5-  95-BOS
 
18Al CowensofR26132485631332485631463154611137.274.319.388.70718837534.293.114.194.3165.810.11.70.997.027.8
1969-75-1028-KCA
 
20Frank White2bR27143461661272467501310265939212.275.317.399.71618437501.302.124.187.3235.211.82.31.465.929.1
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
2Freddie PatekssR33138440541092312463811425619416.248.312.318.63014026496.277.070.227.2928.511.31.30.4220.023.9
1965-22- 421-PIT
 
9Clint Hurdleof-1bL201334174811025575613568411616.264.348.398.74616637481.310.134.264.34011.617.51.51.559.633.6
1975- 1-   9-KCA
 
8Pete LaCock1bL26118322449521254810212701328.295.335.419.75413528347.307.124.193.3386.17.81.31.464.429.5
1970- 1-  20-CHN
 
25Tom PoquetteofL26802041644924302014902616.216.259.338.5976915226.203.122.201.2676.24.00.61.851.034.1
1970- 4-  81-KCA
 
6Willie WilsonofB221271984343820164612163325202.217.280.278.5585510223.257.061.313.2607.214.82.10.00.023.3
1974-16- 381-LAN
 
12John Wathan1bR286719019571012282131243315.300.320.395.7157513203.307.095.116.3201.55.94.01.095.022.8
1971- 1-   4-KCA
 
3Steve BraunofL3064137163610101432281601111.263.386.350.7364811167.295.087.299.34416.89.60.60.00.030.6
1966-10- 200-MIN
 
1Jerry Terrell2b-3bR3173133142710088441309104.203.225.211.436281147.223.008.068.2022.78.83.30.00.03.7
1968-18- 412-MIN
 
30U.L. WashingtonssB246912910342109126102002102.264.314.295.609383142.309.031.155.2837.014.12.00.00.08.8
1972-   UDFA-KCA
 
19Joe ZdebofR25601271832230113071805202.252.287.315.602405141.288.063.142.2745.012.82.60.00.015.6
1971- 4-  78-KCA
 
10Jamie Quirk3bL231729362002005400000.207.324.276.6008234.240.069.241.28914.711.80.80.00.033.3
1972- 1-  18-KCA
 
10Joe Lahoudof-dhL311316020000000100000.125.125.125.2502016.133.000.000.1140.06.30.00.00.00.0
1966-   UDFA-BOS
 
21Art KusnyercR32913131012002400000.231.333.538.8717215.250.307.462.38813.326.72.06.713.066.7
1966-37- 698-CHA
 
31Dave Cripe3bR27713120001000200000.154.154.154.3082013.182.000.000.1400.015.40.00.00.00.0
1972-   UDFA-KCA
 
17Luis SilverioofR21811762103112301000.545.615.9091.52410314.750.364.545.65014.321.41.50.00.050.0
1974-   UDFA-KCA
 
37Jim GaudetcR2338000000000300000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.037.50.00.00.00.0
1976- 6- 138-KCA
 
7Randy Bass1bL2422000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1972- 7- 152-MIN
 
Batting Totals: (23 players)162547474314693055998695216844986443055724495.268.329.399.72821864626129.285.399.246.0008.110.51.31.655.931.5 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
22Dennis LeonardR27STMLB21173.334040020400294.2283125109277818312001.238.640.822.385.592.353.82.5533.33
1972- 2-  42-KCA
 
34Paul SplittorffL31STMLB19133.403938113200262.0244113992260763001.168.380.762.062.611.273.88.5943.78
1968-25- 575-KCA
 
32Larry GuraL30STMLB1642.72352698210221.218373671360811101.107.430.532.443.291.352.96.8003.43
1969- 2-  40-CHN
 
38Rich GaleR24STMLB1483.09313019300192.1171786610100885001.418.000.474.684.120.883.65.6363.91
1975- 5- 105-KCA
 
29Doug BirdR28RelMLB665.29406340013198.21106358831489201.4410.030.732.834.381.555.75.5003.61
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
33Marty PattinR35RelMLB333.32325272012478.2724129825301001.248.240.922.863.431.204.69.5004.10
1965- 7- 127-CAL
 
39Al HraboskyL28R/CLMLB872.885805800472075.0522424635602101.166.240.724.207.201.712.88.5333.43
1969- 1-  19-SLN
 
23Steve MingoriL34RelMLB142.74450450021769.0642521516281001.168.350.652.093.651.753.26.2003.41
1965-   UDFA-CIN
 
16Andy HasslerL26S/RMLB144.321192101058.1763628124263101.7211.730.153.704.011.085.55.2003.15
1969-25- 581-CAL
 
48Jim ColbornR32S/RMLB124.76835001028.131181541280001.539.851.273.812.540.675.72.3335.13
1967-   UDFA-CHN
 
28,31Randy McGilberryR24RelMLB014.2118018009025.2271612218120001.799.470.706.314.210.675.61.0004.77
1975-14- 321-KCA
 
40Steve BusbyR28S/RMLB107.59752001021.1241818215100101.8510.130.846.334.220.677.591.0004.98
1971- 2-  39-KCA
 
43Bill PaschallR24RelMLB013.3820200118.06330050000.756.750.000.005.6303.38.0001.34
1976- 3-  53-KCA
 
35George ThroopR27RelMLB100.0010100003.02000320001.676.000.009.006.000.670.001.0004.25
1972-16- 378-KCA
 
16Steve FoucaultR28RelMLB003.8630300202.15110100002.8619.290.003.860.000.003.86.0003.87
1969-43- 912-WS2
 
Pitching Totals: (15 players)92703.441621622085311109331439135063455010847865737601.278.440.682.994.111.373.97.568  

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PAl Hrabosky28MLBp58-753901121.0000.210.16---58100.035.8Fielding by Day
PSteve Mingori34MLBp45-693131017.9410.360.23---45100.027.8Fielding by Day
PDennis Leonard27MLBp40-29416431260.9831.480.20---40100.024.7Fielding by Day
PDoug Bird28MLBp40-9861300191.0000.480.19---40100.024.7Fielding by Day
PPaul Splittorff31MLBp39-26218452465.9691.620.24---39100.024.1Fielding by Day
PLarry Gura30MLBp35-22113441258.9831.630.26---35100.021.6Fielding by Day
PMarty Pattin35MLBp32-78340271.0000.220.09---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PRich Gale24MLBp31-1923264133.8790.940.15---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PRandy McGilberry24MLBp18-25263011.7270.440.32---18100.011.1Fielding by Day
PAndy Hassler26MLBp11-58372112.8330.910.17---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PJim Colborn32MLBp8-28281011.9091.250.36---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
PSteve Busby28MLBp7-2105106.8330.710.24---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PSteve Foucault28MLBp3-2010011.0000.330.50---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PBill Paschall24MLBp2-8000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PGeorge Throop27MLBp1-3010011.0001.000.33---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CDarrell Porter26MLBc145--60862810678.9884.620.007444915096.789.5Fielding by Day
CJohn Wathan28MLBc-1b21--7862086.9774.000.0011616731.313.0Fielding by Day
CArt Kusnyer32MLBc9--3232037.9463.890.005219100.05.6Fielding by Day
CJim Gaudet23MLBc3--1411016.9385.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BPete LaCock26MLB1b-of106--70039567744.9936.970.00---11889.865.4Fielding by Day
1BClint Hurdle20MLBof52--41225647443.9868.400.00---13339.132.1Fielding by Day
1BJohn Wathan28MLBc-1b47--307220203291.0007.000.00---6770.129.0Fielding by Day
1BJerry Terrell31MLBss-3b5--22402261.0005.200.00---736.83.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BFrank White27MLB2b140--3253851696726.9785.070.00---14397.986.4Fielding by Day
2BJerry Terrell31MLBss-3b31--283906671.0002.160.00---7342.519.1Fielding by Day
2BU.L. Washington24MLBss19--323711070.9863.630.00---6927.511.7Fielding by Day
2BJoe Zdeb25MLBof1--100011.0001.000.00---601.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BGeorge Brett25MLB3b-1b128--1042891625409.9613.070.00---128100.079.0Fielding by Day
3BJerry Terrell31MLBss-3b25--21402463.9682.440.00---7334.215.4Fielding by Day
3BSteve Braun30MLBof-3b11--1182221.9051.730.00---6417.26.8Fielding by Day
3BJamie Quirk23MLBc-3b10--10152127.9262.500.00---1758.86.2Fielding by Day
3BDave Cripe27MLB3b5--110021.0000.400.00---771.43.1Fielding by Day
3BAl Cowens26MLBof5--5101116.9383.000.00---1323.83.1Fielding by Day
3BJoe Zdeb25MLBof1--000000.000.00---601.70.6Fielding by Day
3BClint Hurdle20MLBof1--000000.000.00---1330.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSFreddie Patek33MLBss137--2403503284622.9494.310.00---13899.384.6Fielding by Day
SSU.L. Washington24MLBss49--475588110.9272.080.00---6971.030.2Fielding by Day
SSJerry Terrell31MLBss-3b11--17202339.9493.360.00---7315.16.8Fielding by Day
SSJamie Quirk23MLBc-3b2--110021.0001.000.00---1711.81.2Fielding by Day
SSGeorge Brett25MLB3b-1b1--000000.000.00---1280.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFAmos Otis31MLBof136--382921393.9952.880.00---14196.584.0Fielding by Day
OFAl Cowens26MLBof127--2751035288.9902.240.00---13296.278.4Fielding by Day
OFWillie Wilson22MLBof112--171642181.9781.580.00---12788.269.1Fielding by Day
OFClint Hurdle20MLBof78--132561143.9581.760.00---13358.648.1Fielding by Day
OFTom Poquette26MLBof63--144570156.9552.370.00---8078.838.9Fielding by Day
OFJoe Zdeb25MLBof52--6523070.9571.290.00---6086.732.1Fielding by Day
OFSteve Braun30MLBof-3b33--5212055.9641.610.00---6451.620.4Fielding by Day
OFLuis Silverio21MLBof6--50106.8330.830.00---875.03.7Fielding by Day
OFHal McRae32MLBof3--310041.0001.330.00---1561.91.9Fielding by Day
OFJoe Lahoud31MLBof1--000000.000.00---137.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHHal McRae32MLBof153--000000.000.00---15698.194.4Fielding by Day
DHWillie Wilson22MLBof6--000000.000.00---1274.73.7Fielding by Day
DHDarrell Porter26MLBc4--000000.000.00---1502.72.5Fielding by Day
DHLuis Silverio21MLBof2--000000.000.00---825.01.2Fielding by Day
DHAl Cowens26MLBof2--000000.000.00---1321.51.2Fielding by Day
DHJoe Zdeb25MLBof1--000000.000.00---601.70.6Fielding by Day
DHAmos Otis31MLBof1--000000.000.00---1410.70.6Fielding by Day
DHU.L. Washington24MLBss1--000000.000.00---691.40.6Fielding by Day
DHJoe Lahoud31MLBof1--000000.000.00---137.70.6Fielding by Day
DHTom Poquette26MLBof1--000000.000.00---801.30.6Fielding by Day
DHJamie Quirk23MLBc-3b1--000000.000.00---175.90.6Fielding by Day
DHClint Hurdle20MLBof1--000000.000.00---1330.80.6Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Steve BorosAssistant Coach1936-09-03 41Flint,Michigan MLB1957-19641957-1964   3B
Joe BurkeGeneral Manager1923-12-08 54- --   EXEC
Galen CiscoPitching Coach1936-03-07 42St. Marys,Ohio MLB1961-19691961-1969
1958-   UDFA-BOS
P
Murray CookScout1940-12-06 37Sackville,New Brunswick --   EXEC
Whitey HerzogManager1931-11-09 46New Athens,Illinois MLB1956-19631956-1963   OF
Chuck HillerThird Base Coach1934-10-01 43Johnsburg,Illinois MLB1961-19681961-1968
1957-   UDFA-CLE
2B
Charlie LauHitting Coach1933-04-12 45Romulus,Michigan MLB1956-19671956-1967   C
Herk RobinsonVice President1941-- 37- --   EXEC