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1980 ALCS (3-0): Kansas City Royals (97-65) over New York Yankees (103-59)

WS: PHI-KCR / ALCS: KCR-NYY / NLCS: PHI-HOU
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 8, 1980 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     2 10  1
    Kansas City Royals           0  2  2    0  0  0    1  2  x     7 10  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Guidry, Davis (4), Underwood (8)
              KCR - Gura

               WP - Larry Gura
	       LP - Ron Guidry
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Cerone, Piniella
              KCR - Brett

  ATTENDANCE: 42,598

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 9, 1980 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0     2  8  0
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  x     3  6  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - May
              KCR - Leonard, Quisenberry (9)

               WP - Dennis Leonard
	       LP - Rudy May
             SAVE - Dan Quisenberry

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Nettles
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 42,633

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 10, 1980 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  0    0  1  0    3  0  0     4 12  1
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0     2  8  0

    PITCHERS: KCR - Splittorff, Quisenberry (6)
              NYY - John, Gossage (7), Underwood (8)

               WP - Dan Quisenberry
	       LP - Rich Gossage
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - Brett, White
              NYY - none

  ATTENDANCE: 56,588

Series MVP - Frank White

Series Batting Stats

Kansas City Royals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Willie Aikens 3 11 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 .364 .364 .364 .727 0 0 0 151 543 70 151 20 98 1 .278 .789
George Brett 3 11 3 3 1 0 2 4 1 0 .273 .333 .909 1.242 0 0 0 117 449 87 175 24 118 15 .390 1.118
Larry Gura 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clint Hurdle 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 130 395 50 116 10 60 0 .294 .807
Pete LaCock 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 114 156 14 32 1 18 1 .205 .547
Dennis Leonard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hal McRae 3 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .333 .200 .533 0 3 124 489 73 145 14 83 10 .297 .825
Amos Otis 3 12 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .417 .750 2 1 0 107 394 56 99 10 53 16 .251 .699
Darrell Porter 3 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .100 .182 .100 .282 0 0 0 118 418 51 104 7 51 1 .249 .696
Dan Quisenberry 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Splittorff 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.L. Washington 3 11 1 4 1 0 0 1 2 3 .364 .462 .455 .916 0 1 0 153 549 79 150 6 53 20 .273 .711
John Wathan 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 126 453 57 138 6 58 17 .305 .783
Frank White 3 11 3 6 1 0 1 3 0 1 .545 .545 .909 1.455 1 0 1 154 560 70 148 7 60 19 .264 .646
Willie Wilson 3 13 2 4 2 1 0 4 1 2 .308 .357 .615 .973 0 0 0 161 705 133 230 3 49 79 .326 .778
Totals 36 97 14 28 6 1 3 14 9 15 .289 .355 .464 .819 3 5 162 5714 809 1633 115 185 .286 .758

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Bobby Brown 3 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 0 0 137 412 65 107 14 47 27 .260 .721
Rick Cerone 3 12 1 4 0 0 1 2 0 1 .333 .333 .583 .917 0 0 0 147 519 70 144 14 85 1 .277 .753
Ron Davis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Bucky Dent 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .182 .182 .364 0 0 0 141 489 57 128 5 52 0 .262 .681
Oscar Gamble 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 0 0 0 78 194 40 54 14 50 2 .278 .943
Rich Gossage 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ron Guidry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reggie Jackson 3 11 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .273 .333 .364 .697 0 0 0 143 514 94 154 41 111 1 .300 .995
Tommy John 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Lefebvre 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74 150 26 34 8 21 0 .227 .751
Rudy May 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Murcer 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 100 297 41 80 13 57 2 .269 .777
Graig Nettles 2 6 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .167 .167 .667 .833 0 0 0 89 324 52 79 16 45 0 .244 .766
Lou Piniella 2 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 .200 .429 .800 1.229 0 0 0 116 321 39 92 2 27 0 .287 .704
Willie Randolph 3 13 0 5 2 0 0 1 1 3 .385 .429 .538 .967 0 0 0 138 513 99 151 7 46 30 .294 .834
Aurelio Rodriguez 2 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 0 0 0 *141 339 21 71 5 27 1 .209 .548
Eric Soderholm 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 95 275 38 79 11 35 0 .287 .815
Jim Spencer 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 97 259 38 61 13 43 1 .236 .734
Tom Underwood 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Watson 3 12 0 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .917 1.417 0 0 1 130 469 62 144 13 68 2 .307 .825
Totals 38 102 6 26 7 1 3 5 6 16 .255 .296 .431 .728 0 0 162 5553 820 1484 189 86 .267 .768

Kansas City Royals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Larry Gura 1 1 2.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 10 2 2 1 4 1.222 36 36 2.95 18 10 0 283.1 272 76 113 1.228
Dennis Leonard 1 1 2.25 1 0 0 0 8.0 7 2 2 1 8 1.000 38 38 3.79 20 11 0 280.1 271 80 155 1.252
Dan Quisenberry 2 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 4.2 4 1 0 2 1 1.286 75 0 3.09 12 7 33 128.1 129 27 37 1.216
Paul Splittorff 1 1 1.69 0 0 0 0 5.1 5 1 1 2 3 1.313 34 33 4.15 14 11 0 204.0 236 43 53 1.368
Totals 5 3 1.67 3 0 1 1 27.0 26 6 5 6 16 1.185 162 162 3.830 97 65 1459.1 1496 465 614 1.344

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Ron Davis 1 0 2.25 0 0 0 0 4.0 3 1 1 1 3 1.000 53 0 2.95 9 3 7 131.0 121 32 65 1.168
Rich Gossage 1 0 54.00 0 1 0 0 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 9.000 64 0 2.27 6 2 33 99.0 74 37 103 1.121
Ron Guidry 1 1 12.00 0 1 0 0 3.0 5 4 4 4 2 3.000 37 29 3.56 17 10 1 219.2 215 80 166 1.343
Tommy John 1 1 2.70 0 0 0 0 6.2 8 2 2 1 3 1.350 36 36 3.43 22 9 0 265.1 270 56 78 1.229
Rudy May 1 1 3.38 0 1 0 1 8.0 6 3 3 3 4 1.125 41 17 2.46 15 5 3 175.1 144 39 133 1.044
Tom Underwood 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 2 0 0 3 1.000 38 27 3.66 13 9 2 187.0 163 66 116 1.225
Totals 7 3 4.32 0 3 0 1 25.0 28 14 12 9 15 1.480 162 162 3.583 103 59 1464.1 1433 463 845 1.295

WS: PHI-KCR / ALCS: KCR-NYY / NLCS: PHI-HOU
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