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1980 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  97-65   .599
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Frey
General Manager:   Joe Burke
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,288,714
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Phillies)

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Marty Pattin (37)
Youngest Player:  Mike Jones (20)
Longest Tenure:  Amos Otis, Paul Splittorff (11)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (2)
Top Pitcher:  Larry Gura (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Frank Wills (#16)

Roster Continuity:  77.11%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9765.599--
Oakland8379.51214.0
Minnesota7784.47819.5
Texas7685.47220.5
Chi White Sox7090.43826.0
California6595.40631.0
Seattle59103.36438.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
24Willie Aikens1BMLB6-3220LeftRight10/14/195425Seneca,South Carolina197512CAL

23German Barranca2BMLB6-0160LeftRight10/19/195623Veracruz,Mexico1975UDFA KC
3Steve BraunOF-3BMLB5-10180LeftRight5/8/194832Trenton,New Jersey196610200MIN
5George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195327Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
25Ken BrettPMLB5-11195LeftLeft9/18/194831Brooklyn,New York196614BOS
40Steve BusbyPMLB6-2205RightRight9/29/194930Burbank,California1971239KC
19Jose CardenalOFMLB5-10150RightRight10/7/194336Matanza,Cuba1961UDFA SF
17Manny Castillo3BMLB5-9160BothRight4/1/195723Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1973UDFA NYM
7Dave Chalk3B-SSMLB5-10175RightRight8/30/195029Del Rio,Texas1972110CAL
28Craig ChamberlainPMLB6-1190RightRight2/2/195723Hollywood,California197812KC
31Gary ChristensonPMLB6-5200LeftLeft5/5/195327Mineola,New York197113297DET
53Onix ConcepcionSS-2BMLB5-6180RightRight10/5/195722Dorado,Puerto Rico1976UDFA KC
4Bob DetherageOFMLB6-0180RightRight9/20/195425Springfield,Missouri1972365LAD
35Rawly EastwickPMLB6-3180RightRight10/24/195029Camden,New Jersey1969362CIN
38Rich GalePMLB6-7225RightRight1/19/195426Littleton,New Hampshire19755105KC
32Larry GuraPMLB6-1185BothLeft11/26/194732Joliet,Illinois1969240CHC
10Clint HurdleOFMLB6-3195LeftRight7/30/195722Big Rapids,Michigan197519KC
50Mike JonesPMLB6-6215LeftLeft7/30/195920Penfield,New York1987UDFA MTL
8Pete LaCock1B-OFMLB6-3210LeftLeft1/17/195228Burbank,California1970120CHC
22Dennis LeonardPMLB6-1190RightRight5/8/195129Brooklyn,New York1972242KC
27Renie MartinPMLB6-4190RightRight8/30/195524Dover,Delaware197719486KC
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194534Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
18Rance Mulliniks3B-SSMLB6-0175LeftRight1/15/195624Tulare,California1974358CAL
26Amos OtisOFMLB5-11166RightRight4/26/194733Mobile,Alabama1965595BOS
33Marty PattinPMLB5-11180RightRight4/6/194337Charleston,Illinois19657127CAL
52Ken Phelps1BMLB6-1200LeftLeft8/6/195425Seattle,Washington197615354KC
15Darrell PorterCMLB6-0193LeftRight1/17/195228Joplin,Missouri197014MIL
9Jamie QuirkC-3BMLB6-4200LeftRight10/22/195425Whittier,California1972118KC
29Dan QuisenberryPMLB6-2185RightRight2/7/195327Santa Monica,California1975UDFA KC
34Paul SplittorffPMLB6-3210LeftLeft10/8/194633Evansville,Indiana196825574KC
1Jerry TerrellSS-3BMLB6-0170RightRight7/13/194633Waseca,Minnesota196818412MIN
2Rusty TorresOFMLB5-10180BothRight9/30/194831Aguadilla,Puerto Rico196654811NYY
21Jeff TwittyPMLB6-2185LeftLeft11/10/195722Lancaster,South Carolina197925638KC
30U.L. WashingtonSSMLB5-11175BothRight10/27/195326Stringtown,Oklahoma1973UDFA KC
12John WathanC-1BMLB6-2205RightRight10/4/194930Cedar Rapids,Iowa197114KC
20Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195029Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
6Willie WilsonOFMLB6-3195BothRight7/9/195524Montgomery,Alabama197416379LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe BurkeGeneral Manager 
Bill ConnorsPitching Coach 
Jim FreyManager 
Bill HaywoodScout 
Ron HopkinsScout 
Gordon MacKenzieThird Base Coach 
Jose MartinezFirst Base Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Jimmie SchafferBullpen Coach 
Richard SchlenkerScout 
Denny TreaseBroadcaster 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 
Al WiskBroadcaster 


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