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Kansas City Royals

1980 Kansas City Royals Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 97-65
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division

Won League Championship Series

Manager: Jim Frey (97-65)

1980 Kansas City Royals Statistics
1980 Kansas City Royals Roster

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the season with a record of 97 wins and 65 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division. Jim Frey served as manager. The 1980 Kansas City Royals won the League Championship Series.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 809
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 694

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
April 10, 1980Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Royals 1L0-10-00-1
April 11, 1980Detroit Tigers 0 at Kansas City Royals 4W1-10-01-1
April 12, 1980Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Royals 8W2-10-02-1
April 13, 1980Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3W3-10-03-1
April 15, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Baltimore Orioles 12L3-10-13-2
April 16, 1980Kansas City Royals 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2L3-10-23-3
April 17, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Baltimore Orioles 5L3-10-33-4
April 18, 1980Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 6W3-11-34-4
April 19, 1980Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 8L3-11-44-5
April 20, 1980Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 6W3-12-45-5
April 21, 1980Toronto Blue Jays 7 at Kansas City Royals 1L3-22-45-6
April 22, 1980Toronto Blue Jays 2 at Kansas City Royals 7W4-22-46-6
April 23, 1980Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Kansas City Royals 7W5-22-47-6
April 25, 1980Baltimore Orioles 0 at Kansas City Royals 7W6-22-48-6
April 26, 1980Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Royals 0L6-32-48-7
April 27, 1980Baltimore Orioles 2 at Kansas City Royals 3W7-32-49-7
April 29, 1980Kansas City Royals 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 3L7-32-59-8
April 30, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 0W7-33-510-8
May 2, 1980Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 5L7-43-510-9
May 3, 1980Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 0L7-53-510-10
May 4, 1980Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 5W8-53-511-10
May 6, 1980Kansas City Royals 0 at Chicago White Sox 2L8-53-611-11
May 7, 1980Kansas City Royals 12 at Chicago White Sox 5W8-54-612-11
May 8, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Chicago White Sox 8L8-54-712-12
May 9, 1980Kansas City Royals 6 at Boston Red Sox 5W8-55-713-12
May 10, 1980Kansas City Royals 13 at Boston Red Sox 8W8-56-714-12
May 11, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Boston Red Sox 5L8-56-814-13
May 12, 1980Kansas City Royals 12 at New York Yankees 3W8-57-815-13
May 13, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 1W8-58-816-13
May 14, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at New York Yankees 16L8-58-916-14
May 16, 1980California Angels 11 at Kansas City Royals 1L8-68-916-15
May 17, 1980California Angels 1 at Kansas City Royals 2W9-68-917-15
May 18, 1980California Angels 3 at Kansas City Royals 5W10-68-918-15
May 19, 1980Oakland Athletics 5 at Kansas City Royals 6W11-68-919-15
May 20, 1980Oakland Athletics 0 at Kansas City Royals 1W12-68-920-15
May 21, 1980Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 2L12-78-920-16
May 22, 1980Oakland Athletics 3 at Kansas City Royals 16W13-78-921-16
May 23, 1980Kansas City Royals 13 at California Angels 9W13-79-922-16
May 24, 1980Kansas City Royals 6 at California Angels 5W13-710-923-16
May 25, 1980Kansas City Royals 7 at California Angels 3W13-711-924-16
May 26, 1980Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 4L13-711-1024-17
May 27, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Oakland Athletics 2W13-712-1025-17
May 28, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at Oakland Athletics 6L13-712-1125-18
May 30, 1980Chicago White Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 9W14-712-1126-18
May 31, 1980Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 6W15-712-1127-18
June 1, 1980Chicago White Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 1L15-812-1127-19
June 2, 1980New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 3L15-912-1127-20
June 3, 1980New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 6W16-912-1128-20
June 4, 1980New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Royals 9W17-912-1129-20
June 5, 1980Kansas City Royals 8 at Texas Rangers 0W17-913-1130-20
June 6, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Texas Rangers 2W17-914-1131-20
June 7, 1980Kansas City Royals 7 at Texas Rangers 2W17-915-1132-20
June 8, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Texas Rangers 4W17-916-1133-20
June 10, 1980Kansas City Royals 8 at Cleveland Indians 4W17-917-1134-20
June 11, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 0W17-918-1135-20
June 11, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 8L17-918-1235-21
June 13, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 3W17-919-1236-21
June 14, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 5L17-919-1336-22
June 15, 1980Kansas City Royals 7 at Milwaukee Brewers 2W17-920-1337-22
June 16, 1980Texas Rangers 6 at Kansas City Royals 3L17-1020-1337-23
June 17, 1980Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3W18-1020-1338-23
June 18, 1980Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 10W19-1020-1339-23
June 19, 1980Cleveland Indians 5 at Kansas City Royals 4L19-1120-1339-24
June 20, 1980Milwaukee Brewers 10 at Kansas City Royals 5L19-1220-1339-25
June 21, 1980Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Kansas City Royals 1L19-1320-1339-26
June 22, 1980Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Kansas City Royals 7W20-1320-1340-26
June 23, 1980Kansas City Royals 1 at Minnesota Twins 4L20-1320-1440-27
June 24, 1980Kansas City Royals 1 at Minnesota Twins 2L20-1320-1540-28
June 24, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 2W20-1321-1541-28
June 25, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 1W20-1322-1542-28
June 27, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Seattle Mariners 1W20-1323-1543-28
June 28, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Seattle Mariners 2W20-1324-1544-28
June 29, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Seattle Mariners 7L20-1324-1644-29
June 30, 1980Minnesota Twins 12 at Kansas City Royals 3L20-1424-1644-30
July 1, 1980Minnesota Twins 2 at Kansas City Royals 1L20-1524-1644-31
July 2, 1980Minnesota Twins 3 at Kansas City Royals 4W21-1524-1645-31
July 3, 1980Seattle Mariners 13 at Kansas City Royals 2L21-1624-1645-32
July 4, 1980Seattle Mariners 3 at Kansas City Royals 5W22-1624-1646-32
July 5, 1980Seattle Mariners 4 at Kansas City Royals 5W23-1624-1647-32
July 6, 1980Seattle Mariners 5 at Kansas City Royals 3L23-1724-1647-33
July 10, 1980Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3W24-1724-1648-33
July 11, 1980Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Royals 7W25-1724-1649-33
July 12, 1980Kansas City Royals 1 at Baltimore Orioles 3L25-1724-1749-34
July 13, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Baltimore Orioles 1W25-1725-1750-34
July 14, 1980Kansas City Royals 8 at Baltimore Orioles 4W25-1726-1751-34
July 15, 1980Kansas City Royals 8 at Boston Red Sox 4W25-1727-1752-34
July 16, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Boston Red Sox 1W25-1728-1753-34
July 17, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 12L25-1728-1853-35
July 18, 1980Kansas City Royals 13 at New York Yankees 1W25-1729-1854-35
July 19, 1980Kansas City Royals 7 at New York Yankees 13L25-1729-1954-36
July 20, 1980Kansas City Royals 14 at New York Yankees 3W25-1730-1955-36
July 21, 1980Chicago White Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 2W26-1730-1956-36
July 22, 1980Chicago White Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 1L26-1830-1956-37
July 23, 1980Chicago White Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 9W27-1830-1957-37
July 24, 1980Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 12W28-1830-1958-37
July 25, 1980New York Yankees 1 at Kansas City Royals 6W29-1830-1959-37
July 26, 1980New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 4L29-1930-1959-38
July 27, 1980New York Yankees 0 at Kansas City Royals 8W30-1930-1960-38
July 29, 1980Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 9W31-1930-1961-38
July 30, 1980Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 1L31-2030-1961-39
July 31, 1980Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 13W32-2030-1962-39
August 1, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Chicago White Sox 3W32-2031-1963-39
August 2, 1980Kansas City Royals 8 at Chicago White Sox 2W32-2032-1964-39
August 3, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at Chicago White Sox 5L32-2032-2064-40
August 4, 1980Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 5W32-2033-2065-40
August 5, 1980Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 3W32-2034-2066-40
August 6, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 4W32-2035-2067-40
August 8, 1980Kansas City Royals 9 at Toronto Blue Jays 0W32-2036-2068-40
August 8, 1980Kansas City Royals 7 at Toronto Blue Jays 4W32-2037-2069-40
August 9, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 4L32-2037-2169-41
August 10, 1980Kansas City Royals 8 at Toronto Blue Jays 5W32-2038-2170-41
August 11, 1980Baltimore Orioles 2 at Kansas City Royals 1L32-2138-2170-42
August 12, 1980Baltimore Orioles 3 at Kansas City Royals 4W33-2138-2171-42
August 13, 1980Baltimore Orioles 1 at Kansas City Royals 6W34-2138-2172-42
August 15, 1980Toronto Blue Jays 3 at Kansas City Royals 4W35-2138-2173-42
August 16, 1980Toronto Blue Jays 5 at Kansas City Royals 11W36-2138-2174-42
August 17, 1980Toronto Blue Jays 3 at Kansas City Royals 8W37-2138-2175-42
August 18, 1980Kansas City Royals 6 at Texas Rangers 3W37-2139-2176-42
August 19, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Texas Rangers 3W37-2140-2177-42
August 20, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Texas Rangers 3W37-2141-2178-42
August 21, 1980Cleveland Indians 4 at Kansas City Royals 3L37-2241-2178-43
August 22, 1980Cleveland Indians 4 at Kansas City Royals 1L37-2341-2178-44
August 23, 1980Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 3W38-2341-2179-44
August 24, 1980Cleveland Indians 5 at Kansas City Royals 7W39-2341-2180-44
August 25, 1980Kansas City Royals 9 at Milwaukee Brewers 3W39-2342-2181-44
August 26, 1980Kansas City Royals 7 at Milwaukee Brewers 6W39-2343-2182-44
August 27, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 4W39-2344-2183-44
August 28, 1980Texas Rangers 10 at Kansas City Royals 6L39-2444-2183-45
August 29, 1980Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 7W40-2444-2184-45
August 30, 1980Texas Rangers 7 at Kansas City Royals 5L40-2544-2184-46
August 31, 1980Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 4W41-2544-2185-46
September 1, 1980Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Kansas City Royals 1L41-2644-2185-47
September 3, 1980Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 1L41-2744-2185-48
September 4, 1980Milwaukee Brewers 9 at Kansas City Royals 5L41-2844-2185-49
September 5, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Cleveland Indians 1W41-2845-2186-49
September 6, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at Cleveland Indians 8L41-2845-2286-50
September 7, 1980Kansas City Royals 6 at Cleveland Indians 4W41-2846-2287-50
September 8, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 7L41-2846-2387-51
September 9, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at California Angels 4L41-2846-2487-52
September 10, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at California Angels 8L41-2846-2587-53
September 11, 1980Kansas City Royals 7 at California Angels 2W41-2847-2588-53
September 12, 1980Kansas City Royals 5 at Oakland Athletics 9L41-2847-2688-54
September 13, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 6L41-2847-2788-55
September 14, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Oakland Athletics 3W41-2848-2789-55
September 17, 1980California Angels 0 at Kansas City Royals 5W42-2848-2790-55
September 17, 1980California Angels 7 at Kansas City Royals 4L42-2948-2790-56
September 18, 1980California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 5W43-2948-2791-56
September 19, 1980Oakland Athletics 3 at Kansas City Royals 13W44-2948-2792-56
September 20, 1980Oakland Athletics 9 at Kansas City Royals 0L44-3048-2792-57
September 21, 1980Oakland Athletics 9 at Kansas City Royals 3L44-3148-2792-58
September 22, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Seattle Mariners 5L44-3148-2892-59
September 23, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at Seattle Mariners 7L44-3148-2992-60
September 24, 1980Kansas City Royals 2 at Seattle Mariners 4L44-3148-3092-61
September 26, 1980Kansas City Royals 0 at Minnesota Twins 3L44-3148-3192-62
September 27, 1980Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 8L44-3148-3292-63
September 28, 1980Kansas City Royals 7 at Minnesota Twins 8L44-3148-3392-64
September 30, 1980Seattle Mariners 5 at Kansas City Royals 7W45-3148-3393-64
October 1, 1980Seattle Mariners 1 at Kansas City Royals 4W46-3148-3394-64
October 2, 1980Seattle Mariners 2 at Kansas City Royals 6W47-3148-3395-64
October 3, 1980Minnesota Twins 5 at Kansas City Royals 3L47-3248-3395-65
October 4, 1980Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 17W48-3248-3396-65
October 5, 1980Minnesota Twins 0 at Kansas City Royals 4W49-3248-3397-65
October 8, 1980New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 7W1-00-01-0League Championship Series
October 9, 1980New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 3W2-00-02-0League Championship Series
October 10, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 2W2-01-03-0League Championship Series
October 14, 1980Kansas City Royals 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 7L2-01-13-1World Series
October 15, 1980Kansas City Royals 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 6L2-01-23-2World Series
October 17, 1980Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Kansas City Royals 4W3-01-24-2World Series
October 18, 1980Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Kansas City Royals 5W4-01-25-2World Series
October 19, 1980Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Kansas City Royals 3L4-11-25-3World Series
October 21, 1980Kansas City Royals 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 4L4-11-35-4World Series