1978 Kansas City Royals Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 92-70
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 2,255,493
Won Division
American League Championship Series - Lost to New York Yankees 3-1
Manager: Whitey Herzog (92-70)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1978 Kansas City Royals Roster
1978 Kansas City Royals Results

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 1978 season with a record of 92 wins and 70 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division. Whitey Herzog coached the team. The 1978 Kansas City Royals qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Dennis Leonard2117.5533.33404002040294.72831251092778718390121218
Paul Splittorff1913.5943.40393801320262.02441139922602763031069
Larry Gura164.8002.7235261820221.718373671360381411890
Rich Gale148.6363.0931300930192.3171786610100388305821
Al Hrabosky87.5332.8858047002075.0522424635260112308
Doug Bird66.5005.294061300198.71106358831548229434
Marty Pattin33.5003.323251220478.7724129825730201326
George Throop101.0000.001000003.0200030200013
Steve Busby101.0007.5975100021.3241818215110210104
Jim Colborn12.3334.7683100028.331181541218200128
Steve Mingori14.2002.744502100769.0642521516428301289
Andy Hassler14.2004.32119110058.3763628124026213270
Steve Foucault003.863020002.3511011000013
Bill Paschall01.0003.382010018.0633000510031
Randy McGilberry01.0004.21180900025.7271612218112000120
Totals9270.5683.443701621095311331439.0135063455010847837657346376034

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Hal McRae1566926239017039516721785162.273.329.429.7572671561116
George Brett128558510791504589622373935.294.342.467.80923861356
Amos Otis1415674867414530722963286654.298.380.525.9052551041107
Darrell Porter150602520771382761878057575.265.358.444.8022311321414
Al Cowens132534485631332485631463154.274.319.388.707188761113
Frank White1435014616612724675013102659.275.317.399.71618423921
Clint Hurdle13348141748110255756135684.264.348.398.74616661161
Freddie Patek1384964405410923124638114256.248.312.318.63014061941
Pete LaCock1183473224495212548102127.295.335.419.75513580132
John Wathan67203190195710122821312.300.320.395.7157554331
Tom Poquette8022620416449243020149.216.259.338.5976960261
Willie Wilson12722319843438201646121633.217.280.278.5585522520
Steve Braun641671371636101014322816.263.386.350.7364810111
U. L. Washington69142129103421091261020.264.314.295.6093820210
Joe Zdeb6014112718322301130718.252.287.315.6024020520
Jerry Terrell731471331427100884413.203.225.211.4352840910
Luis Silverio814117621031123.545.615.9091.5241000100
Jamie Quirk1734293620020054.207.324.276.599800000
Art Kusnyer915131310120024.231.333.538.872700000
Dave Cripe713131200010002.154.154.154.308200000
Joe Lahoud1316160200000001.125.125.125.250200000
Jim Gaudet3880000000003.000.000.000.000000000
Randy Bass2220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Doug Bird40000000000000000000
Steve Busby7000000000000000000
Jim Colborn8000000000000000000
Steve Foucault3000000000000000000
George Throop1000000000000000000
Rich Gale31000000000000000000
Paul Splittorff39000000000000000000
Steve Mingori45000000000000000000
Larry Gura35000000000000000000
Andy Hassler11000000000000000000
Al Hrabosky58000000000000000000
Marty Pattin32000000000000000000
Dennis Leonard40000000000000000000
Bill Paschall2000000000000000000
Randy McGilberry18000000000000000000
Totals2208612954747431469305599869521684498644.268.329.399.72821869530557244


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Pete LaCock1B10680723.370039567.9939.1956.9720000
Clint Hurdle1B5249396.341225647.9869.9238.4040000
John Wathan1B4731296.3307220201.0009.9927.0000000
Jerry Terrell1B5223.0224021.0001.1745.2000000
Frank White2B1401381194.33253851696.9785.3505.0710000
Jerry Terrell2B3111122.32839061.0004.9292.1610000
U. L. Washington2B1913121.73237110.9865.1043.6320000
Joe Zdeb2B100.710001.00013.5001.0000000
George Brett3B1281281102.31042891625.9613.2093.0700000
Jerry Terrell3B2517157.7214024.9683.4822.4400000
Jamie Quirk3B10661.7101521.9263.6492.5000000
Steve Braun3B11659.311822.9052.8821.7270000
Al Cowens3B5330.051011.9384.5003.0000000
Dave Cripe3B5227.011001.000.667.4000000
Clint Hurdle3B101.00000.000.0000000
Joe Zdeb3B100.00000.0000000
Darrell PorterC1451411229.760862810.9884.9044.62190744437.3
John WathanC2116146.378620.9775.1664.0001011635.3
Art KusnyerC9342.032320.9467.5003.889105228.6
Jim GaudetC3221.014110.9386.4295.0000000
Amos OtisOF1361331151.7382921.9953.0562.8750000
Al CowensOF1271231077.72751035.9902.3802.2440000
Clint HurdleOF7868584.3132561.9582.1101.7560000
Willie WilsonOF11245541.3171642.9782.9431.5800000
Tom PoquetteOF6354423.0144570.9553.1702.3650000
Joe ZdebOF5230283.365230.9572.1281.2880000
Steve BraunOF3327202.752120.9642.3541.6060000
Luis SilverioOF6329.05010.8331.552.8330000
Hal McRaeOF3323.031001.0001.5651.3330000
Joe LahoudOF101.00000.000.0000000
Dennis LeonardP4040294.7164312.9831.8021.4750000
Paul SplittorffP3938262.0184524.9692.1641.6150000
Larry GuraP3526221.7134412.9832.3141.6290000
Rich GaleP3130192.332641.8791.357.9350000
Doug BirdP40698.7613001.0001.733.4750000
Marty PattinP32578.734021.000.801.2190000
Al HraboskyP58075.039011.0001.440.2070000
Steve MingoriP45069.031310.9412.087.3560000
Andy HasslerP11958.33721.8331.543.9090000
Jim ColbornP8328.32810.9093.1761.2500000
Randy McGilberryP18025.72630.7272.805.4440000
Steve BusbyP7521.30510.8332.109.7140000
Bill PaschallP208.00000.000.0000000
George ThroopP103.001001.0003.0001.0000000
Steve FoucaultP302.301001.0003.857.3330000
Freddie PatekSS1371341136.32403503284.9494.6734.3070000
U. L. WashingtonSS4920224.7475588.9274.0862.0820000
Jerry TerrellSS11872.0172023.9494.6253.3640000
Jamie QuirkSS204.011001.0004.5001.0000000
George BrettSS102.00000.000.0000000
Totals1946145812951.043171676150408.9764.1653.080110905236.6

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Larry GuraALCS101.0002.841100006.3822020200028
Al HraboskyALCS003.003020003.0311100200012
Paul SplittorffALCS004.911100007.3954100200029
Steve MingoriALCS007.361000003.7533031000018
Marty PattinALCS0027.001000000.722200000004
Doug BirdALCS01.0009.002010001.021110010006
Dennis LeonardALCS02.0003.7522010012.013552201100151
Totals13.2504.76114310034.042191857118001148

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
George BrettALCS418187711330001.389.3891.0561.4441900000
Amos OtisALCS417142620014035.429.529.5711.101800000
Darrell PorterALCS417141510030020.357.412.429.840600010
Pete LaCockALCS414111421011031.364.500.7271.227800000
Clint HurdleALCS41081301010023.375.500.6251.125500000
Frank WhiteALCS413131300020000.231.231.231.462300000
Hal McRaeALCS418140300021122.214.294.214.508300110
Al CowensALCS415152200010002.133.133.133.267200000
Willie WilsonALCS3440100000102.250.250.250.500100000
Freddie PatekALCS414132100120114.077.143.308.451400000
John WathanALCS1330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Tom PoquetteALCS1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Steve BraunALCS2650000000011.000.167.000.167000000
Paul SplittorffALCS1000000000000000000
Marty PattinALCS1000000000000000000
Steve MingoriALCS1000000000000000000
Dennis LeonardALCS2000000000000000000
Al HraboskyALCS3000000000000000000
Larry GuraALCS1000000000000000000
Doug BirdALCS2000000000000000000
Totals54150133173563416631421.263.329.444.7725900120

Postseason - Fielding:

Player Rnd Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Pete LaCockALCS1B3326.0251031.0009.0008.667000
John WathanALCS1B118.070001.0007.8757.000000
Frank WhiteALCS2B4434.01112031.0006.0885.750000
George BrettALCS3B4434.03811.9172.9122.750000
Darrell PorterALCSC4434.0211011.0005.8245.500100
Amos OtisALCSCF4434.08010.8892.1182.000000
Clint HurdleALCSLF2214.061011.0004.5003.500000
Willie WilsonALCSLF3111.020001.0001.636.667000
Steve BraunALCSLF119.050001.0005.0005.000000
Dennis LeonardALCSP2212.010001.000.750.500000
Paul SplittorffALCSP117.30000.000.000000
Larry GuraALCSP116.314001.0007.1055.000000
Steve MingoriALCSP103.70000.000.000000
Al HraboskyALCSP303.00000.000.000000
Doug BirdALCSP201.00000.000.000000
Marty PattinALCSP100.70000.000.000000
Al CowensALCSRF4434.050001.0001.3241.250000
Freddie PatekALCSSS4434.07922.8894.2354.000000
Totals4536306.010236411.9724.0593.067100




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