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1979 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 85-77 .525
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 851-816 + 35
Manager(s): Whitey Herzog
General Manager: Joe Burke
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 2,261,845 7/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Atlee Hammaker (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Steve Boros
Bullpen Coach: John Sullivan
Pitching Coach: Galen Cisco
Third Base Coach: Chuck Hiller

#1 Draft Picks

Darrell Porter (#4), Clint Hurdle (#9), Jamie Quirk (#18)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
8379.5125.0
8280.5066.0
7387.45614.0
6795.41421.0
54108.33334.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 Kansas City Royals. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 Kansas City Royals Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1KCAvs TORW11-21-0127Yes--1129
    2KCAvs TORW7-42-0156Yes--18612
    3KCAvs TORW8-33-0132Yes--26917 
    4KCAvs DETL3-73-1336No0.5291613
    5KCAvs DETW10-34-1235Yes--391920 
    6KCA@ TORL1-44-2348Yes1.5402317 
    7KCA@ TORL6-84-34612No2.5463115 
    8KCA@ TORW12-105-34610No1.5584117
    9KCA@ DETL4-105-44610No2625111
    10KCA@ DETL3-65-54812No365578 
    11KCA@ BOSL2-95-65916No4.567661 
    12KCA@ BOSL4-105-751019No5.57176-5
    13KCA@ BOSL0-65-851019No5.57182-11 
    14KCAvs CHAW4-36-851019No57585-10
    15KCAvs CHAW5-07-84815No48085-5 
    16KCAvs CHAW7-68-84813No2.58791-4 
    17KCAvs CLEW5-49-84711No29295-3 
    18KCAvs CLEW15-710-84810No21071025
    19KCAvs CLEW7-211-8459No211410410 
    20KCAvs CLEL4-511-94710No21181099
    21KCAvs TEXL7-811-104710No31251178
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    22KCAvs TEXW9-312-104710No2.513412014
    23KCAvs TEXL2-312-114712No3.513612313
    24KCA@ CLEW5-413-114712No414112714 
    25KCA@ CLEW3-214-114710No314412915
    26KCA@ CLEL4-514-124712No414813414 
    27KCA@ TEXW10-615-12369No415814018
    28KCA@ TEXL7-815-134712No516514817 
    29KCA@ TEXW4-316-133610No4.516915118
    30KCA@ CHAL2-516-144812No517115615 
    31KCA@ CHAL3-516-154813No617416113
    32KCA@ CHAW5-417-154813No617916514
    33KCA@ CHAW14-518-154812No519317023 
    34KCA@ SEAW1-019-153712No419417024 
    35KCA@ SEAW7-420-164711No3.520318023
    36KCA@ SEAL2-620-164711No3.520318023 
    37KCA@ SEAW4-321-164610No2.520718324 
    38KCAvs MINL6-721-174711No3.521319023
    39KCAvs MINL6-1021-184813No4.521920019 
    40KCAvs MINW5-122-184711No3.522420123 
    41KCAvs SEAL7-1222-194712No4.523121318
    42KCAvs SEAL11-1222-204814No4.524222517 
    43KCAvs SEAW5-423-204813No3.524722918 
    44KCA@ MINW4-324-204813No2.525123219
    45KCA@ MINW7-425-204710No1.525823622
    46KCA@ MINW2-126-20468No1.526023723 
    47KCAvs BALW5-427-20468No126524124 
    48KCAvs BALL1-827-21468No226624917 
    49KCAvs BALW2-128-21468No226825018
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    50KCAvs MILL4-528-22469No1.527225517
    51KCAvs MILW4-329-22469No1.527625818 
    52KCAvs MILW6-130-22358Yes0.528225923 
    53KCA@ NYAL3-830-23358Yes1.528526718 
    54KCA@ NYAW3-131-23247Yes1.528826820 
    55KCA@ BALL0-331-24247Yes1.528827117 
    56KCA@ BALL1-331-25469No228927415 
    57KCAvs NYAL10-1131-264812No329928514 
    58KCAvs NYAW9-832-26248Yes330829315 
    59KCAvs NYAL4-1032-27258Yes33123039 
    60KCAvs BOSL0-432-284711No43123075 
    61KCAvs BOSW7-633-28369No33193136 
    62KCAvs BOSL3-1133-294711No3.5322324-2 
    63KCA@ MILW14-1134-29248Yes43363351
    64KCA@ MILL2-334-303711No53383380 
    65KCA@ MILL3-534-314812No5341343-2 
    66KCA@ OAKW3-235-31259Yes5344345-1
    67KCA@ OAKL5-635-323611No5349351-2 
    68KCA@ OAKW9-236-322510Yes53583535 
    69KCA@ OAKL7-1036-333712No53653632
    70KCA@ CALW9-537-332610No43743686 
    71KCA@ CALW13-438-33269No338737215
    72KCA@ CALW5-239-33259No239237418 
    73KCAvs OAKW7-640-33258No139938019 
    74KCAvs OAKW10-341-33157Yes--40938326 
    75KCAvs OAKW7-642-33157Yes--41638927 
    76KCAvs CALL5-642-34257Yes142139526
    77KCAvs CALL5-842-35368No242640323
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    78KCAvs CALL2-1442-364710No242841711 
    79KCA@ BOSL0-1042-374811No3.54284271 
    80KCA@ BOSL4-642-384812No4.5432433-1 
    81KCA@ BOSL4-542-394813No5436438-2 
    82KCAvs CHAL1-442-404814No5.5437442-5 
    83KCAvs CHAW4-343-404812No5.5441445-4 
    84KCAvs CHAL2-443-414815No6443449-6
    85KCA@ CLEL2-843-424815No6.5445457-12 
    86KCA@ CLEL4-743-434815No7.5449464-15
    87KCA@ CLEL8-943-444815No7.5457473-16
    88KCAvs TEXL2-643-454816No8459479-20 
    89KCAvs TEXL4-943-464917No9463488-25
    90KCAvs TEXL3-743-474917No10466495-29
    91KCAvs TEXW4-344-474917No10470498-28 
    92KCAvs CLEL1-244-484917No10.5471500-29
    93KCAvs CLEW9-145-484917No9.5480501-21 
    94KCA@ TEXL1-445-494917No9.5481505-24
    95KCA@ TEXW7-646-494917No8.5488511-23 
    96KCA@ TEXW5-447-494916No8.5493515-22
    97KCA@ CHAW11-648-494815No7.5504521-17 
    98KCA@ CHAL2-648-504916No8.5506527-21 
    99KCA@ CHAW6-149-504916No7.5512528-16 
    100KCAvs BALL0-849-514916No7.5512536-24 
    101KCAvs BALW6-350-514916No7.5518539-21 
    102KCAvs BALL4-650-5241017No8.5522545-23
    103KCAvs TORW9-051-5241017No7.5531545-14 
    104KCAvs TORW6-552-5241017No7.5537550-13
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    105KCAvs TORW4-353-524916No6.5541553-12
    106KCA@ DETW5-354-534916No6549560-11
    107KCA@ DETL3-454-534916No6549560-11 
    108KCA@ DETL2-554-5441017No7551565-14
    109KCA@ DETW3-255-544915No6.5554567-13
    110KCA@ TORW16-1256-544813No6.5570579-9 
    111KCA@ TORL2-356-554915No6.5572582-10 
    112KCA@ TORW10-357-554916No6.5582585-3 
    113KCAvs DETW7-659-553713No55965942 
    114KCAvs DETW7-359-553713No55965942
    115KCAvs DETW11-560-553713No56075998 
    116KCAvs DETW7-161-553712No561460014 
    117KCA@ MILL4-561-563713No561860513 
    118KCA@ MILL2-561-573713No562061010
    119KCA@ MILL5-661-583814No56256169 
    120KCA@ BALW4-262-583712No4.562961811 
    121KCA@ BALW7-163-583712No3.563661917 
    122KCA@ BALL2-963-593814No4.563862810
    123KCA@ BALW11-764-593713No4.564963514 
    124KCAvs NYAL4-1764-603814No5.56536521
    125KCAvs NYAL2-664-613814No5.5655658-3 
    126KCAvs NYAW3-165-613814No4.5658659-1 
    127KCAvs BOSW4-266-613814No3.56626611 
    128KCAvs BOSW1-067-613713No3.56636612 
    129KCAvs BOSW6-368-613713No2.56696645 
    130KCAvs MILW10-969-612612No1.56796736 
    131KCAvs MILL6-1169-623814No1.56856841 
    132KCAvs MILW18-870-622713No0.570369211 
    133KCA@ NYAW8-371-621612Yes--71169516 
    134KCA@ NYAL3-771-632713No0.571470212 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    135KCA@ NYAW9-872-632612No0.572371013
    136KCA@ NYAL5-672-642612No1.572871612 
    137KCA@ MINW1-073-642611No1.572971613 
    138KCA@ MINL1-573-652611No1.57307219 
    139KCA@ MINL3-873-662611No2.57337294 
    140KCA@ SEAW6-274-662611No37397318 
    141KCA@ SEAL2-474-672611No47417356 
    142KCA@ SEAW3-175-672611No47447368 
    143KCAvs MINW6-576-682611No47527466 
    144KCAvs MINL2-576-682611No47527466 
    145KCAvs MINL1-376-692712No47537494
    146KCAvs MINW4-077-692712No37577498 
    147KCAvs SEAL5-777-702712No47627566
    148KCAvs SEAW5-478-702712No37677607 
    149KCAvs SEAL3-678-712712No37707664 
    150KCAvs CALW16-479-712712No278677016 
    151KCAvs CALL4-679-722712No379077614
    152KCAvs CALW6-480-722712No279678016
    153KCAvs CALL6-1180-732712No380279111
    154KCA@ OAKW13-481-732712No281579520 
    155KCA@ OAKL0-281-742812No381579718 
    156KCA@ OAKW4-282-742712No381979920
    157KCA@ CALL3-482-752712No482280319 
    158KCA@ CALL1-482-762712No582380716 
    159KCA@ CALW4-083-762712No482780720 
    160KCAvs OAKW13-184-762712No384080832 
    161KCAvs OAKW6-285-762611No284681036
    162KCAvs OAKL5-685-772712No385181635 


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