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1980 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 97-65 .599
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 809-694 + 115
Manager(s): Jim Frey
General Manager: Joe Burke
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 2,288,714 5/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Phillies)
Top Draft Pick: Frank Wills (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Pitching Coach: Bill Connors
Third Base Coach: Gordon MacKenzie

#1 Draft Picks

Darrell Porter (#4), Ken Brett (#4), Clint Hurdle (#9), Dave Chalk (#10), Jamie Quirk (#18)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8379.51214.0
7784.47819.5
7685.47220.5
7090.43726.0
6595.40631.0
59103.36438.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1980 Kansas City Royals. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1980 Kansas City Royals Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1KCAvs DETL1-50-15721No115-4 
    2KCAvs DETW4-01-14816No1550 
    3KCAvs DETW8-62-13610No0.513112 
    4KCAvs DETW3-23-1237Yes--16133
    5KCA@ BALL2-123-2469No11825-7 
    6KCA@ BALL1-23-361016No1.51927-8 
    7KCA@ BALL2-53-461018No22132-11
    8KCA@ DETW9-64-46917No23038-8 
    9KCA@ DETL6-84-56916No33646-10 
    10KCA@ DETW9-65-55813No2.54552-7
    11KCAvs TORL1-75-65913No3.54659-13 
    12KCAvs TORW7-26-65811No2.55361-8 
    13KCAvs TORW7-47-64711No2.56065-5
    14KCAvs BALW7-08-6448No267652 
    15KCAvs BALL0-48-74510Yes36769-2 
    16KCAvs BALW3-29-73510Yes27071-1 
    17KCA@ TORL1-39-85712No27174-3 
    18KCA@ TORW3-010-83410Yes274740 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    19KCAvs BOSL5-610-93410No27980-1 
    20KCAvs BOSL0-710-104915No37987-8 
    21KCAvs BOSW5-311-103612No2.58490-6
    22KCA@ CHAL0-211-114714No38492-8
    23KCA@ CHAW12-512-114612No29697-1 
    24KCA@ CHAL2-812-124816No2.598105-7 
    25KCA@ BOSW6-513-124611No2104110-6
    26KCA@ BOSW13-814-123510Yes2117118-1
    27KCA@ BOSL2-514-134712No3119123-4 
    28KCA@ NYAW12-315-134610No2.51311265
    29KCA@ NYAW4-116-133610No1.51351278
    30KCA@ NYAL3-1616-144610No1.5138143-5
    31KCAvs CALL1-1116-154712No1.5139154-15 
    32KCAvs CALW2-117-153510Yes1.5141155-14 
    33KCAvs CALW5-318-15359Yes1146158-12
    34KCAvs OAKW6-519-15248Yes1152163-11 
    35KCAvs OAKW1-020-15248Yes1153163-10
    36KCAvs OAKL2-420-16248Yes1155167-12 
    37KCAvs OAKW16-321-16236Yes0.51711701 
    38KCA@ CALW13-922-16124Yes--1841795 
    39KCA@ CALW6-523-16124Yes--1901846 
    40KCA@ CALW7-324-16123Yes--19718710 
    41KCA@ OAKL1-424-17123Yes--1981917 
    42KCA@ OAKW4-225-17123Yes--2021939 
    43KCA@ OAKL3-625-18123Yes--2051996 
    44KCAvs CHAW9-226-18123Yes--21420113 
    45KCAvs CHAW6-427-18123Yes--22020515
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    46KCAvs CHAL1-627-19124Yes--22121110 
    47KCAvs NYAL3-527-20124Yes--2242168 
    48KCAvs NYAW6-528-20124Yes--2302219 
    49KCAvs NYAW9-329-20124Yes--23922415 
    50KCA@ TEXW8-030-20123Yes--24722423 
    51KCA@ TEXW4-231-20123Yes--25122625
    52KCA@ TEXW7-232-20122Yes--25822830 
    53KCA@ TEXW5-433-20122Yes--26323231
    54KCA@ CLEW8-434-20111Yes--27123635 
    55KCA@ CLEW5-035-21122Yes--28124437 
    56KCA@ CLEL5-835-21122Yes--28124437 
    57KCA@ MILW4-336-21111Yes--28524738
    58KCA@ MILL2-536-22122Yes--28725235
    59KCA@ MILW7-237-22122Yes--29425440 
    60KCAvs TEXL3-637-23122Yes--29726037
    61KCAvs TEXW3-238-23122Yes--30026238 
    62KCAvs CLEW10-239-23122Yes--31026446 
    63KCAvs CLEL4-539-24123Yes--31426945
    64KCAvs MILL5-1039-25123Yes--31927940
    65KCAvs MILL1-539-26123Yes--32028436 
    66KCAvs MILW7-440-26123Yes--32728839 
    67KCA@ MINL1-440-27123Yes--32829236 
    68KCA@ MINL1-241-28123Yes--33329637 
    69KCA@ MINW4-241-28123Yes--33329637
    70KCA@ MINW4-142-28123Yes--33729740
    71KCA@ SEAW2-143-28123Yes--33929841
    72KCA@ SEAW4-244-28122Yes--34330043 
    73KCA@ SEAL2-744-29123Yes--34530738 
    74KCAvs MINL3-1244-30123Yes--34831929 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    75KCAvs MINL1-244-31123Yes--34932128 
    76KCAvs MINW4-345-31122Yes--35332429 
    77KCAvs SEAL2-1345-32123Yes--35533718
    78KCAvs SEAW5-346-32122Yes--36034020 
    79KCAvs SEAW5-447-32122Yes--36534421
    80KCAvs SEAL3-547-33122Yes--36834919
    81KCAvs DETW3-248-33122Yes--37135120
    82KCAvs DETW7-349-33122Yes--37835424 
    83KCA@ BALL1-349-34122Yes--37935722
    84KCA@ BALW5-150-34122Yes--38435826 
    85KCA@ BALW8-451-34122Yes--39236230
    86KCA@ BOSW8-452-34122Yes--40036634 
    87KCA@ BOSW5-153-34122Yes--40536738
    88KCA@ BOSL4-1253-35122Yes--40937930 
    89KCA@ NYAW13-154-35122Yes--42238042 
    90KCA@ NYAL7-1354-36122Yes--42939336
    91KCA@ NYAW14-355-36122Yes--44339647
    92KCAvs CHAW2-156-36122Yes--44539748
    93KCAvs CHAL1-656-37122Yes--44640343 
    94KCAvs CHAW9-257-37122Yes--45540550 
    95KCAvs CHAW12-458-37122Yes--46740958 
    96KCAvs NYAW6-159-37122Yes--47341063 
    97KCAvs NYAL4-559-38122Yes--47741562 
    98KCAvs NYAW8-060-38122Yes--48541570 
    99KCAvs BOSW9-861-38122Yes--49442371 
    100KCAvs BOSL1-761-39122Yes--49543065 
    101KCAvs BOSW13-362-39122Yes--50843375 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    102KCA@ CHAW4-363-39122Yes--51243676
    103KCA@ CHAW8-264-39122Yes--52043882
    104KCA@ CHAL3-564-40122Yes--52344380 
    105KCA@ DETW6-565-40122Yes--52944881 
    106KCA@ DETW6-366-40122Yes--53545184
    107KCA@ DETW5-467-40122Yes--54045585
    108KCA@ TORW9-069-40111Yes--55645997 
    109KCA@ TORW7-469-40111Yes--55645997 
    110KCA@ TORL3-469-41111Yes--55946396 
    111KCA@ TORW8-570-41111Yes--56746899
    112KCAvs BALL1-270-42111Yes--56847098 
    113KCAvs BALW4-371-42111Yes--57247399 
    114KCAvs BALW6-172-42111Yes--578474104 
    115KCAvs TORW4-373-42111Yes--582477105
    116KCAvs TORW11-574-42111Yes--593482111 
    117KCAvs TORW8-375-42111Yes--601485116
    118KCA@ TEXW6-376-42111Yes--607488119
    119KCA@ TEXW4-377-42111Yes--611491120
    120KCA@ TEXW5-378-42111Yes--616494122
    121KCAvs CLEL3-478-43111Yes--619498121
    122KCAvs CLEL1-478-44111Yes--620502118
    123KCAvs CLEW3-279-44111Yes--623504119
    124KCAvs CLEW7-580-44111Yes--630509121
    125KCA@ MILW9-381-44111Yes--639512127
    126KCA@ MILW7-682-44111Yes--646518128
    127KCA@ MILW5-483-44111Yes--651522129
    128KCAvs TEXL6-1083-45111Yes--657532125 
    129KCAvs TEXW7-384-45111Yes--664535129 
    130KCAvs TEXL5-784-46111Yes--669542127 
    131KCAvs TEXW4-385-46111Yes--673545128 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    132KCAvs MILL1-685-47111Yes--674551123 
    133KCAvs MILL1-385-48111Yes--675554121 
    134KCAvs MILL5-985-49111Yes--680563117 
    135KCA@ CLEW2-186-49111Yes--682564118 
    136KCA@ CLEL3-886-50111Yes--685572113 
    137KCA@ CLEW6-487-50111Yes--691576115
    138KCA@ CALL4-787-51111Yes--695583112
    139KCA@ CALL3-487-52111Yes--698587111
    140KCA@ CALL3-887-53122Yes--701595106
    141KCA@ CALW7-288-53122Yes--708597111 
    142KCA@ OAKL5-988-54122Yes--713606107 
    143KCA@ OAKL2-688-55122Yes--715612103 
    144KCA@ OAKW4-389-55122Yes--719615104
    145KCAvs CALW5-090-56122Yes--728622106 
    146KCAvs CALL4-790-56122Yes--728622106
    147KCAvs CALW5-291-56122Yes--733624109 
    148KCAvs OAKW13-392-56122Yes--746627119 
    149KCAvs OAKL0-992-57122Yes--746636110 
    150KCAvs OAKL3-992-58122Yes--749645104 
    151KCA@ SEAL4-592-59122Yes--753650103 
    152KCA@ SEAL3-792-60133Yes--75665799 
    153KCA@ SEAL2-492-61133Yes--75866197
    154KCA@ MINL0-392-62133Yes--75866494 
    155KCA@ MINL3-892-63133Yes--76167289 
    156KCA@ MINL7-892-64133Yes--76868088
    157KCAvs SEAW7-593-64133Yes--77568590 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    158KCAvs SEAW4-194-64133Yes--77968693
    159KCAvs SEAW6-295-64133Yes--78568897 
    160KCAvs MINL3-595-65133Yes--78869395
    161KCAvs MINW17-196-65133Yes--805694111 
    162KCAvs MINW4-097-65133Yes--809694115


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