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1971 Kansas City Royals  (1970)  (1972)
69-93, 4th in AL Western Division
Scored 667 runs, Allowed 584 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .727
Park Factor: Batting - 97 / Pitching - 96 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 82-80   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 85-76
Manager(s): Mike Rodriguez

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
Click on the Games to see a player's splits for this season.
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Amos Otis            24  153  616   78  188  28   7  22  112  60  14   39   85  .305  .349  .481  104   6.2  1(-4)e5    41  
 3B  Paul Schaal          28  158  597  100  154  34   4   7   54   9   2  114   59  .258  .377  .363   92   5.4  2e28      -58  
 1B  Deron Johnson        32  161  634   93  153  28   0  41  123   0   0   69  155  .241  .319  .479   91   4.8  2e8       -37  
 SS #Larry Bowa           25  162  695   92  175  22   7   0   36  61  16   49   63  .252  .309  .304   74   3.6  1e12       27  
 C  *Ed Kirkpatrick       26  127  404   50  111  19   1  16   66   4   5   51   58  .275  .360  .446   67   6.0  3(0)e7    166  
 2B  Cookie Rojas         32  127  440   33  123  20   2   4   39  12   2   38   56  .280  .337  .361   56   4.6  2e8       -65  
 OF  Hal McRae            25  108  373   36  107  30   2   8   42   4   4   10   51  .287  .314  .442   46   4.5  3(+1)e11   39  
 OF  Jim Hickman          34  123  428   44   83   8   3  15   55   1   0   48   77  .194  .285  .332   41   3.2  4(-1)e6  -175  
 OF  Elliott Maddox       23   83  220   32   49   8   4   0   11  12   2   30   39  .223  .315  .295   23   3.6  3(+1)e3    -9  
 PH *John Mayberry        22   69   68   11   18   4   0   8   22   0   0   16   21  .265  .395  .676   20  10.5            462  
 C   Ken Suarez           28   62  129   17   31  14   1   2   15   0   0   19   16  .240  .344  .411   18   4.9  2(-1)e2   160  
 OF *Sandy Valdespino     32   50   65    9   27   5   0   3    8   0   0    3    2  .415  .441  .631   17  12.3  4(0)e15   226  
 OF  Bob Oliver           28   95  170   14   43   1   0   3   16   0   0    8   45  .253  .298  .312   15   3.2  4(0)e3    -18  
 PH  Rich Severson        26   33   35    5   16   1   5   0    5   0   0    1    7  .457  .459  .771   12  17.2            434  
 2B *Don Mason            26   70  144   21   28   3   1   1   10   5   3   20   15  .194  .293  .250   11   2.5  2e30        3  
 OF  Dusty Baker          22   12   40    3   16   4   1   0    0   0   0    0    7  .400  .400  .550    7   8.0  3(0)e6    454  
 OF *Joe Keough           25   24   69    3   12   1   0   0    2   0   0    7   10  .174  .250  .188    3   1.4  3(-1)e6  -203  
 OF #Richie Scheinblum    28   26   49    4    9   2   0   0    3   0   0    5    3  .184  .259  .224    2   2.0  4(0)e25    17  
 C   Dennis Paepke        26   21   57    4    7   5   0   0    3   0   0    0   11  .123  .123  .211    1    .8  4(+2)e1  -192  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           710                    6

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P *Paul Splittorff      24  26   4  .867  32  29   0   2   0   0   0  158.0  120   35   33   2   39   96  1.88   44   2.6  -79  
  P  Dick Drago           26  15  12  .556  41  41   3   0   0   0   1  264.1  254  105   91  18   64  124  3.10   99   3.4  -56  
  P  Eddie Fisher         34   7   7  .500  71   0   0  16   4   7   0  129.0  101   39   35  15   56   94  2.44   49   3.5    0  
  P  Al Fitzmorris        25   5   4  .556  49  15   2  15   4   0   0  130.0  100   46   33   8   43   70  2.28   39   2.7  -94  
  P *Tom Burgmeier        27   4  10  .286  69   0   0  39   8   4   0   90.0   87   36   28   3   33   42  2.80   35   3.5   45  
  P  Alan Foster          24   4  12  .250  35  35   1   0   0   0   0  200.0  172  113   96  28   97  109  4.32   98   4.4    4  
  P *Steve Barber         32   3   5  .375  30   3   0  15   2   2   0   52.1   55   23   16   7   22   24  2.75   25   4.3  -57  
  P  Mike Hedlund         24   2   1  .667   7   7   0   0   0   0   0   50.1   39   14   13   2   22   17  2.32   15   2.7  -49  
  P  Joe Niekro           26   2  11  .154  29  13   3   7   1   3   0  108.1   99   49   45   9   49   37  3.74   52   4.4 -101  
  P *Dave LaRoche         23   1   8  .111  56   0   0  26   4   2   0   70.0   61   25   16   5   17   58  2.06   24   3.0    9  
  P  Monty Montgomery     24   0   0  .000  20   0   0  17  15   1   0   22.2   13    1    1   0    4   10  0.40    2   1.1 -112  
  P *Lance Clemons        24   0   0  .000   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   12.2   12    5    5   0    3    7  3.55    5   4.1  -73  
  P  Phil Hennigan        25   0   1  .000   5   0   0   0   0   2   0   13.0   13    8    8   2   10   14  5.54   10   7.3    9  
  P *Jim Magnuson         24   0   2  .000   3   1   0   1   0   0   0    9.0   10    4    3   0    5    2  3.00    5   5.6   25  
  P  Wally Bunker         26   0   3  .000   6   5   0   1   0   0   0   34.1   34   17   17   7    4   15  4.46   17   4.6  -50  
  P  Jim York             23   0   3  .000  40   0   0  14   9   2   0   68.1   36   17   12   6   30   67  1.58   13   1.8 -156  
  P *Bill Butler          24   0   4  .000   5   4   0   0   0   0   0   22.2   36   22   18   4    6   12  7.15   20   8.3  160  
  P *Jim Rooker           28   0   6  .000   7   7   0   0   0   0   0   40.0   53   25   25   3   11   31  5.62   28   6.5   66  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      590        -38

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Ed Kirkpatrick        994 114 117  623   50  11   3  .984  39  25
 Ken Suarez            345  34  60  211   13   1   1  .996   8   5
 Dennis Paepke         135  14  18   95    8   0   2 1.000   8   5
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Deron Johnson 1430 157 158 1441 125 4 173 .997 9.86 John Mayberry 45 5 7 43 7 0 7 1.000 10.07 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Cookie Rojas 1131 124 127 347 357 11 105 .985 5.60 Don Mason 334 38 44 103 106 10 36 .954 5.64 Rich Severson 10 0 3 1 1 0 1 1.000 1.86 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Paul Schaal 1434 158 158 153 282 32 36 .931 2.73 Deron Johnson 26 3 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.05 Elliott Maddox 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Bob Oliver 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 Rich Severson 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Bowa 1473 162 162 260 606 10 129 .989 5.29 Rich Severson 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Hal McRae             831  97  99  174   11  12   2  .939  2.00
 Elliott Maddox        406  40  56   85    1   2   0  .977  1.91
 Dusty Baker            90  10  10   15    2   1   0  .944  1.70
 Richie Scheinblum      76   9   9   14    0   1   0  .933  1.66
 Sandy Valdespino       46   3  12    8    1   0   0 1.000  1.76
 Bob Oliver             10   1   6    0    0   1   0  .000  0.00
 Jim Hickman             8   1   1    1    0   1   0  .500  1.12
 Joe Keough              8   1   1    2    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Amos Otis 1354 148 150 382 18 2 2 .995 2.66 Elliott Maddox 114 13 13 29 1 0 0 1.000 2.37 Sandy Valdespino 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Hickman 986 117 118 215 10 2 1 .991 2.05 Bob Oliver 291 27 46 71 2 1 0 .986 2.26 Joe Keough 163 17 21 48 1 1 0 .980 2.71 Ed Kirkpatrick 15 0 7 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.20 Elliott Maddox 14 1 5 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.63 Sandy Valdespino 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.38 Hal McRae 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1971 Draft


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