1975 Waterloo Royals Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 93-35
Finished 1st in the MWL's North Division
Manager: John Sullivan (93-35)
Affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Location: Waterloo, Iowa
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 91,625, Avg. 1,432
1975 Waterloo Royals Statistics

Playoffs - Waterloo Royals 2 games, Quad Cities Angels 0

The Waterloo Royals of the Midwest League ended the 1975 season with a record of 93 wins and 35 losses, finishing first in the league's North Division.

The Royals scored 681 runs, best in the league. Waterloo conceded 437 runs. Karel deLeeuw and Tommy Curran led the team with 11 home runs apiece. Willie Wilson drove in 73 runs. Charlie Beamon paced all regular hitters by hitting .305. Gary Williams topped the squad with 12 wins, while Edward Sempsrott registered a 1.95 earned run average, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Mark Souza, Roy Branch, Luis Silverio, German Barranca, Joe Gates, Willie Wilson, Dan Quisenberry and Charlie Beamon were all players from the 1975 Waterloo Royals who played in the Majors during their careers.

John Sullivan served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
German BarrancaLROctober 19, 19566'0"160Veracruz, Veracruz MX
John BassLRAugust 26, 19536'3"190
Charlie BeamonLLDecember 4, 19536'1"183Oakland, CA US
Roy BranchRRJuly 12, 19536'0"175St. Louis, MO US
Willie ClarkRRNovember 5, 19515'11"170Shelby, MS US
Tommy CurranRROctober 2, 19525'11"185
Karel deLeeuwRRNovember 24, 19536'1"195Chicago, IL US
Bobby EdmondsonRRAugust 14, 19566'3"210
Bob FalconLLOctober 27, 19516'0"175Corpus Christi, TX US
Craig FlandersLL6'0"175
Joe GatesLROctober 3, 19545'7"175Gary, IN US
Luis GonzalezRRNovember 2, 19535'10"155
John HartRRAugust 16, 19536'3"185
Dale HrovatRRNovember 28, 19525'10"170
Steven LacyLRDecember 10, 19535'9"170
Kevin LaheyRRFebruary 2, 19566'2"180
Mike LarkinLROctober 19, 19516'2"195Pasadena, CA US
Thomas LaseterRROctober 30, 19546'0"180
Lynn McKinneySRNovember 3, 19506'3"195Pasadena, CA US
Manuel MoretaRRDecember 14, 19566'0"175
Lew OlsenRRFebruary 15, 19556'4"220Walnut Creek, CA US
Darrell ParkerRRNovember 3, 19556'2"188San Francisco, CA US
Jerry PetersonRRMarch 28, 19565'10"170
Dan QuisenberryRRFebruary 7, 19536'2"170Santa Monica, CA US
Edward SempsrottLLMay 24, 19566'1"165
Luis SilverioRROctober 23, 19565'11"165Villa Gonzalez, Santiago DO
Richard SmothermanSROctober 2, 19536'3"190Memphis, TN US
Mark SouzaLLFebruary 1, 19546'0"180Redwood City, CA US
Roy TannerSRDecember 27, 19505'10"170Palatka, FL US
Hal ThomassonRRNovember 13, 19536'2"190DeWitt, AR US
Gary WilliamsLLJune 15, 19556'2"178St. Louis, MO US
Mike WilliamsSLNovember 8, 19545'11"170
Willie WilsonSRJuly 9, 19556'3"190Montgomery, AL 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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