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1975 Kansas City Royals season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1975 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Ewing Kauffman
General manager(s)Joe Burke
Manager(s)Jack McKeon (50–46, .521)
Whitey Herzog (41–25, .621)
Local televisionKBMA
(Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews)
Local radioWIBW (AM)
(Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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The 1975 Kansas City Royals season was their seventh in Major League Baseball. The Royals' 91–71 record was the best in franchise history and Kansas City finished second in the American League West, six games behind the Oakland Athletics. Manager Jack McKeon was fired on July 24 and was replaced by Whitey Herzog.[1][2] John Mayberry became the first Royals player to hit at least 30 home runs in a season (34) and also set a franchise single-season record with 106 runs batted in.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 98 64 0.605 54–27 44–37
Kansas City Royals 91 71 0.562 7 51–30 40–41
Texas Rangers 79 83 0.488 19 39–41 40–42
Minnesota Twins 76 83 0.478 20½ 39–43 37–40
Chicago White Sox 75 86 0.466 22½ 42–39 33–47
California Angels 72 89 0.447 25½ 35–46 37–43

Record vs. opponents

1975 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK TEX
Baltimore 9–9 6–6 7–4 10–8 12–4 7–5 14–4 6–6 8–10 4–8 7–5
Boston 9–9 6–6 8–4 7–11 13–5 7–5 10–8 10–2 11–5 6–6 8–4
California 6–6 6–6 9–9 3–9 6–5 4–14 7–5 8–10 7–5 7–11 9–9
Chicago 4–7 4–8 9–9 7–5 5–7 9–9 8–4 9–9 6–6 9–9 5–13
Cleveland 8–10 11–7 9–3 5–7 12–6 6–6 9–9 3–6 9–9 2–10 5–7
Detroit 4–12 5–13 5–6 7–5 6–12 6–6 7–11 4–8 6–12 6–6 1–11
Kansas City 5–7 5–7 14–4 9–9 6–6 6–6 7–5 11–7 7–5 11–7 14–4
Milwaukee 4–14 8–10 5–7 4–8 9–9 11–7 5–7 2–10 9–9 5–7 6–6
Minnesota 6–6 2–10 10–8 9–9 6–3 8–4 7–11 10–2 4–8 6–12 8–10
New York 10–8 5–11 5–7 6–6 9–9 12–6 5–7 9–9 8–4 6–6 8–4
Oakland 8–4 6–6 11–7 9–9 10–2 6–6 11–7 7–5 12–6 6–6 12–6
Texas 5–7 4–8 9–9 13–5 7–5 11–1 4–14 6–6 10–8 4–8 6–12


Notable transactions

Roster

1975 Kansas City Royals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Buck Martinez 80 226 51 .226 3 23
1B John Mayberry 156 554 161 .291 34 106
2B Cookie Rojas 120 406 103 .254 2 37
SS Freddie Patek 136 483 110 .228 5 45
3B George Brett 159 634 195 .308 11 89
LF Hal McRae 126 480 147 .306 5 71
CF Amos Otis 132 470 116 .247 9 46
RF Jim Wohlford 116 353 90 .255 0 30
DH Harmon Killebrew 106 312 62 .199 14 44

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Al Cowens 120 328 91 .277 4 42
Vada Pinson 103 319 71 .223 4 21
Frank White 111 304 76 .250 7 36
Tony Solaita 93 231 60 .260 16 44
Fran Healy 56 188 48 .255 2 18
Bob Stinson 63 147 39 .265 1 9
Jamie Quirk 14 39 10 .256 1 5
Rodney Scott 48 15 1 .067 0 0
Gary Martz 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Steve Busby 34 260.1 18 12 3.08 160
Al Fitzmorris 35 242 16 12 3.57 78
Dennis Leonard 32 212.1 15 7 3.77 146

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Marty Pattin 44 177 10 10 3.25 89
Paul Splittorff 35 159 9 10 3.17 76
Nelson Briles 24 112 6 6 4.26 73
Mark Littell 7 24.1 1 2 3.70 19
Bruce Dal Canton 4 8.2 0 2 15.58 5

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Doug Bird 51 9 6 11 3.25 81
Lindy McDaniel 40 5 1 1 4.15 40
Steve Mingori 36 0 3 2 2.50 25
Bob McClure 12 1 0 1 0.00 15
George Throop 7 0 0 2 4.00 8
Ray Sadecki 5 1 0 0 3.00 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Billy Gardner
AA Jacksonville Suns Southern League Bill Scripture
A Waterloo Royals Midwest League John Sullivan
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Gary Blaylock

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Waterloo

Notes

  1. ^ "Royals fire McKeon, hire Herzog". Spartanburg Herald. South Carolina. Associated Press. July 25, 1975. p. D1.
  2. ^ "Royals fire McKeon, hire Angles' Herzog". Milwaukee Sentinel. UPI. July 25, 1975. p. 1, part 2.
  3. ^ Harmon Killebrew at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Doug Corbett at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Clint Hurdle at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Ron Hassey at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Mark Williams at Baseball Reference

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.

External links


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