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1979 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  85-77   .525
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Whitey Herzog
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,261,845
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marty Pattin (36)
Youngest Player:  Clint Hurdle (21)
Longest Tenure:  Amos Otis, Paul Splittorff (10)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (1)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Leonard (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Atlee Hammaker (#21)

Roster Continuity:  91.25%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
23German Barranca2BMLB6-0160LeftRight10/19/195622Veracruz,Mexico1975UDFA KC

3Steve BraunOF-3BMLB5-10180LeftRight5/8/194831Trenton,New Jersey196610200MIN
5George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195326Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
40Steve BusbyPMLB6-2205RightRight9/29/194929Burbank,California1971239KC
25Craig ChamberlainPMLB6-1190RightRight2/2/195722Hollywood,California197812KC
31Gary ChristensonPMLB6-5200LeftLeft5/5/195326Mineola,New York197113297DET
18Al CowensOFMLB6-2200RightRight10/25/195127Los Angeles,California1969751026KC
7Todd CruzSS-3BMLB6-0175RightRight11/23/195523Highland Park,Michigan1973226PHI
35Craig EatonPMLB5-11175RightRight9/7/195424Glendale,Ohio19746138KC
38Rich GalePMLB6-7225RightRight1/19/195425Littleton,New Hampshire19755105KC
13Jim GaudetCMLB6-0185RightRight6/3/195524New Orleans,Louisiana19766138KC
32Larry GuraPMLB6-1185BothLeft11/26/194731Joliet,Illinois1969240CHC
39Al HraboskyPMLB5-11185RightLeft7/21/194929Oakland,California1969119STL
9,10Clint HurdleOFMLB6-3195LeftRight7/30/195721Big Rapids,Michigan197519KC
8Pete LaCock1B-OFMLB6-3210LeftLeft1/17/195227Burbank,California1970120CHC
22Dennis LeonardPMLB6-1190RightRight5/8/195128Brooklyn,New York1972242KC
27Renie MartinPMLB6-4190RightRight8/30/195523Dover,Delaware197719486KC
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194533Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
23Steve MingoriPMLB5-10170LeftLeft2/29/194435Kansas City,Missouri1965UDFA CIN
28Jim NettlesOFMLB6-0186LeftLeft3/2/194732San Diego,California1968476MIN
26Amos OtisOFMLB5-11166RightRight4/26/194732Mobile,Alabama1965595BOS
42Bill PaschallPMLB6-0175RightRight4/22/195425Norfolk,Virginia1976353KC
2Freddie PatekSSMLB5-5148RightRight10/9/194434Seguin,Texas196522421PIT
33Marty PattinPMLB5-11180RightRight4/6/194336Charleston,Illinois19657127CAL
25Tom PoquetteOFMLB5-10175LeftRight10/30/195127Eau Claire,Wisconsin1970480KC
15Darrell PorterCMLB6-0193LeftRight1/17/195227Joplin,Missouri197014MIL
9,10Jamie QuirkC-3BMLB6-4200LeftRight10/22/195424Whittier,California1972118KC
29Dan QuisenberryPMLB6-2185RightRight2/7/195326Santa Monica,California1975UDFA KC
21Eduardo RodriguezPMLB6-0185RightRight3/6/195227Barceloneta,Puerto RicoUDFA 
0George Scott1BMLB6-2215RightRight3/23/194435Greenville,Mississippi1962UDFA BOS
34Paul SplittorffPMLB6-3210LeftLeft10/8/194632Evansville,Indiana196825574KC
1Jerry TerrellSS-3BMLB6-0170RightRight7/13/194632Waseca,Minnesota196818412MIN
35George ThroopPMLB6-7205RightRight11/24/195028Pasadena,California197216378KC
30U.L. WashingtonSSMLB5-11175BothRight10/27/195325Stringtown,Oklahoma1973UDFA KC
12John WathanC-1BMLB6-2205RightRight10/4/194929Cedar Rapids,Iowa197114KC
20Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195028Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
6Willie WilsonOFMLB6-3195BothRight7/9/195523Montgomery,Alabama197416379LAD
19Joe ZdebOFMLB5-11185RightRight6/27/195326Compton,Illinois1971475KC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Steve BorosAssistant Coach 
Joe BurkeGeneral Manager 
Galen CiscoPitching Coach 
Murray CookScout 
Al DiezScout 
Whitey HerzogManager 
Chuck HillerThird Base Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
John SullivanBullpen Coach 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 


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