1968 Corning Royals Roster

New York-Pennsylvania League (NYPL) - Class: Short Season A
Team Record: 27-49
Finished 8th in the NYPL
Manager: Bobo Osborne (27-49)
Affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Location: Corning, New York
Ballpark: War Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 19,685, Avg. 518
1968 Corning Royals Statistics

The Corning Royals of the New York-Pennsylvania League ended the 1968 season with a record of 27 wins and 49 losses, finishing eighth in the NYPL.

The Royals scored 353 runs and conceded 418 runs, most in the circuit. Lance Clemons drove in 47 runs and topped all regular batters by hitting .282. Paul Splittorff led the team with 8 wins, while Willie Sanders registered a 3.34 earned run average, best among qualifying pitchers.

Paul Splittorff and Lance Clemons both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Bobo Osborne served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
George BalakRRMay 15, 19445'11"205
Dick BaldersonRRFebruary 7, 19466'4"190Newport News, VA US
Jackson ChandlerRR6'2"200
Greg ChlanRRJuly 8, 19486'2"205
Lance ClemonsLLJuly 6, 19476'2"205Philadelphia, PA US
Steven ConklinRRFebruary 1, 1942
Thomas CrichtonRROctober 31, 19496'0"180
Cornelius DrewLRDecember 16, 19495'11"165
Dennis DunleavyRLDecember 5, 19486'2"180
Wayne FlanaganLR6'2"195
Thomas GearRR6'2"200
Benjamin GroveLR5'10"
Larry HallLRApril 17, 19475'11"190
Robert HarveyRRDecember 20, 19466'0"185
Rex HeinRRJanuary 5, 19485'11"185
Joe KarpLRApril 24, 19466'4"220
Larry LargentRR5'11"175
Bob LawsonRRAugust 7, 19486'7"190
Richard LeloRR6'1"190
Rich LongRRDecember 25, 19466'5"200
John MarshallRR6'0"175
John McCowanSRFebruary 16, 19485'9"169Venice, CA US
Charles MetroRR5'11"167
Russell MeyerRRNovember 4, 19466'3"205
Tom MooreRR6'1"195
Steven MyersRRDecember 2, 19476'2"180
John NelsonSRSeptember 19, 19495'10"180
Ken O'DonnellRRDecember 27, 19495'9"155
Steven PanepintoRRAugust 15, 19495'10"175
Doug PautzRRJune 18, 19446'4"200Minneapolis, MN US
Mark PistilloRR5'9"178
Bruce PomeroyRR5'10"200
Willie SandersRRMay 19, 19466'1"175
Richard SchlesingerRL6'1"185
Steve SharpRRJanuary 2, 19476'1"195
Paul SplittorffLLOctober 8, 19466'3"205Evansville, IN US
Norman TaylorLR6'0"
Walter ToblerRR5'11"175
Paul WalkerRR6'2"195
Frank WardSRDecember 16, 19466'2"210
Ralph WellsRR6'0"175
Gregory WithRRSeptember 29, 19466'1"195
Harry WrightRRMarch 3, 19475'11"170Chicago, IL US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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