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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 Game-by-Game Results

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.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Willie Aikens1BLROctober 14, 19546'3"220
German BarrancaPLROctober 19, 19566'0"160
Steve BraunLFLRMay 8, 19485'10"180
George Brett3BLRMay 15, 19536'0"185
Ken BrettPLLSeptember 18, 19486'0"190
Steve BusbyPRRSeptember 29, 19496'2"205
Jose CardenalRFRROctober 7, 19435'10"150
Manny Castillo3BBRApril 1, 19575'9"160
Dave Chalk3BRRAugust 30, 19505'10"175
Craig ChamberlainPRRFebruary 2, 19576'1"190
Gary ChristensonPLLMay 5, 19536'5"200
Onix ConcepcionSSRROctober 5, 19575'6"160
Bob DetherageRFRRSeptember 20, 19546'0"180
Rawly EastwickPRROctober 24, 19506'3"180
Rich GalePRRJanuary 19, 19546'7"225
Larry GuraPBLNovember 26, 19476'0"170
Clint HurdleRFLRJuly 30, 19576'3"195
Mike JonesPLLJuly 30, 19596'6"215
Pete LaCock1BLLJanuary 17, 19526'2"200
Dennis LeonardPRRMay 18, 19516'1"190
Renie MartinPRRAugust 30, 19556'4"190
Hal McRaeLFRRJuly 10, 19455'11"180
Rance MulliniksSSLRJanuary 15, 19565'11"162
Amos OtisCFRRApril 26, 19475'11"165
Marty PattinPRRApril 6, 19435'11"180
Ken Phelps1BLLAugust 6, 19546'1"209
Darrell PorterCLRJanuary 17, 19526'0"193
Jamie Quirk3BLROctober 22, 19546'4"190
Dan QuisenberryPRRFebruary 7, 19536'2"170
Paul SplittorffPLLOctober 8, 19466'3"205
Jerry TerrellOFRRJuly 13, 19465'11"165
Rusty TorresRFBRSeptember 30, 19485'10"175
Jeff TwittyPLLNovember 10, 19576'2"185
U. L. WashingtonSSBROctober 27, 19535'11"175
John WathanCRROctober 4, 19496'2"205
Frank White2BRRSeptember 4, 19505'11"165
Willie WilsonLFBRJuly 9, 19556'3"190