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1976 Kansas City Royals  (1975)  (1977)
96-66, 1st in AL Western Division
Scored 721 runs, Allowed 602 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 95-67
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .696
Park Factor: Batting - 97 / Pitching - 96 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 83-79   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 90-72
Manager(s): Gary Dewing

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 3B *George Brett         23  162  647  104  227  34  18  12   92  22  12   64   35  .351  .406  .515  136   8.2  2e27       82  
 OF  Amos Otis            29  157  643  103  170  33   0  27  106  25   1   50  130  .264  .324  .442   96   5.3  1(-4)e3   -19  
 DH  Hal McRae            30  149  560   60  179  28   5   8   91  14  10   55   54  .320  .392  .430   92   6.0            -46  
 SS #Larry Bowa           30  150  600   68  159   8  13   0   49  20   9   20   25  .265  .288  .322   55   3.1  1e19       25  
 1B *John Mayberry        27  139  499   57  116  20   0   9   59   0   0   55   50  .232  .310  .327   53   3.6  2e7       -27  
 OF  Al Cowens            24  144  529   57  146  22   0   3   42  21  15   23   61  .276  .307  .335   50   3.2  2(-4)e5     3  
 C  *Darrell Porter       24   91  267   46   76  15   1   6   42   2   0   38   43  .285  .377  .416   44   6.2  3(+1)e10  206  
 OF *Bruce Bochte         25  121  399   40   90  16   1   0   31   5   6   46   64  .226  .306  .271   34   2.8  2(+1)e4   -81  
 OF *Tom Poquette         24   51  148   30   55  14   3   1   24   3   1   15   11  .372  .429  .527   34   9.1  3(+1)e7   164  
 2B  Frank White          25  146  476   54  102  18  11   1   49  20  15   17   54  .214  .244  .305   32   2.1  2e23      -21  
 C   Joe Ferguson         29  102  292   38   62  10   7   6   42   4   1   31   69  .212  .290  .356   31   3.5  3(-2)e14  -24  
 OF  Jim Wohlford         25   60  194   26   54   6   0   0   25  10   9   22   14  .278  .352  .309   21   3.8  2(0)e9     40  
 3B *Roy Howell           22   32   98   13   30   9   1   1   10   0   0    7   29  .306  .352  .449   15   6.0  4e37      140  
 1B  Enos Cabell          26   39  115    9   28   4   0   0    7   7   1    6   12  .243  .281  .278    9   2.8  2e13      -79  
 2B  Dave Nelson          32   34   38   11   10   1   1   0    5   9   1    6    8  .263  .356  .342    6   5.9  4e21       93  
 OF *Dave May             32    3   11    1    5   1   0   0    0   0   0    2    2  .455  .538  .545    3  15.8  3(-1)e8   475  
 OF  Bob Bailey           33    7   20    3    5   1   0   0    2   0   0    4    4  .250  .375  .300    2   4.6  4(+2)e7  -209  
 1B  John Wathan          26    2    7    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .286  .286  .286    0   3.1  4e25      -71  
 OF *Ruppert Jones        21    4    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0  3(-1)e9  -593  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           723                   11

     * - 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  Dennis Leonard       25  16  11  .593  35  35   7   0   0   0   0  277.2  286  112  101  19   71  166  3.27  120   3.9   -1  
  P  Doug Bird            26  13   9  .591  34  25   5   4   0   0   2  216.0  220   76   73   9   40   98  3.04   88   3.7  -41  
  P *Andy Hassler         24  12   4  .750  23  19   3   2   0   0   2  136.2  151   60   55   9   53   57  3.62   70   4.7   51  
  P  Mark Fidrych         21  11   2  .846  13  13   9   0   0   0   4  102.0   70   18   13   5   28   45  1.15   24   2.2  -77  
  P  Al Fitzmorris        30  11   9  .550  24  24   4   0   0   0   2  166.2  217   75   69   8   38   72  3.73   96   5.2   75  
  P  Bill Singer          32   7   5  .583  15  15   1   0   0   0   0   96.0  114   65   50   7   49   37  4.69   62   5.8   80  
  P  Paul Hartzell        22   4   1  .800   6   6   2   0   0   0   1   49.1   43   22   18   1   12   19  3.28   14   2.6 -100  
  P *Steve Mingori        32   4   1  .800  43   0   0  18   3   4   0   62.1   49   15   12   1   22   34  1.73   16   2.3  -96  
  P *Larry Gura           28   4   4  .500  17   2   1  13   1   0   0   47.0   40   13   12   3    3   29  2.30   13   2.6  -40  
  P  Wayne Twitchell      28   4   6  .400  40   0   0  20   4   3   0   57.1   57   29   26   6   28   76  4.08   32   5.0   89  
  P *Paul Splittorff      29   3   5  .375  15  14   3   1   0   0   0   84.0  113   69   63  17   40   33  6.75   74   7.9  148  
  P  Steve Busby          26   3   5  .375   9   9   2   0   0   0   0   50.2   36   24   23   3   51   15  4.09   23   4.1  -63  
  P  Rick Baldwin         23   2   0 1.000  12   0   0   8   2   1   0   24.2   13    3    3   0   14   11  1.09    4   1.7  -59  
  P  Mark Littell         23   2   3  .400  44   0   0  38  24   1   0   54.1   37    7    7   1   24   51  1.16   14   2.4  -30  
  P *Tug McGraw           31   0   1  .000  33   0   0  21  12   4   0   40.0   38   14   10   1   11   29  2.25   15   3.4  -35  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      671          7

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Joe Ferguson          743  79  99  478   42  11   2  .979  40  29
 Darrell Porter        722  83  88  406   37  12   2  .974  65  26
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- John Mayberry 1176 131 135 1183 103 2 114 .998 9.84 Enos Cabell 271 29 34 270 20 1 36 .997 9.63 Bruce Bochte 10 1 2 8 2 0 2 1.000 9.00 John Wathan 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60 Dave Nelson 3 0 2 5 0 1 0 .833 15.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Frank White 1247 140 145 385 357 15 110 .980 5.35 Jim Wohlford 124 13 17 42 36 4 11 .951 5.66 Dave Nelson 94 9 20 31 22 2 5 .964 5.09 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- George Brett 1337 148 148 156 277 20 31 .956 2.91 Roy Howell 127 14 15 9 20 2 0 .935 2.06 Frank White 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Bowa 1337 148 148 266 575 13 98 .985 5.66 George Brett 128 14 15 26 45 6 8 .922 5.01 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Bruce Bochte          970 106 112  192    4   7   0  .966  1.82
 Jim Wohlford          316  35  37   69    2   0   0 1.000  2.02
 Tom Poquette          110  12  14   21    1   1   0  .957  1.80
 Bob Bailey             38   5   5    7    0   1   0  .875  1.66
 Al Cowens              19   2   3    9    0   0   0 1.000  4.26
 Hal McRae              12   2   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.75
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Amos Otis 1334 147 148 411 23 3 4 .993 2.93 Al Cowens 89 10 10 31 1 0 0 1.000 3.24 Tom Poquette 24 3 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 Jim Wohlford 18 2 2 6 1 0 0 1.000 3.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Al Cowens 1118 122 130 214 11 2 2 .991 1.81 Hal McRae 172 19 19 40 1 0 0 1.000 2.15 Tom Poquette 150 18 19 28 0 0 0 1.000 1.68 Jim Wohlford 14 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.93 Bruce Bochte 9 1 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 Ruppert Jones 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1976 Draft


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