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1976 Omaha Royals

1976 > Class AAA > 1976 American Association (East)
Overall: 78-58
Scored 631 runs, Allowed 557 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-60

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Billy Gardner
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1975 / 1977

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Hal Baird#2650880000000005.
2Mark Ballinger2717343146100100010.
3Tom Bruno2320494334100400226.
4Jerry Cram2851353158101300310.258.324.387.71112010
5Dave Cripe2574225195275381723002823.272.369.431.80084200
6Michael Denevi2315383434000100311.
7Ruben Garcia244110000000000.
8Dave Hasbach2413363256000600113.
9Bob Johnson*3323211923100000214.
10Ruppert Jones*21102427359659415919731655990.262.366.513.879184315
11Gary Lance#2726615137000300521.
12Sheldon Mallory*22110417346669122752921126444.263.382.410.792142331
13Gary Martz251314984367210618422620356106.243.333.454.787198402
14Bob McClure24215243311000500515.256.347.256.60311130
15Lynn McKinney#25917160200020007.
16Brian Murphy321053813322774102135024250.223.311.274.58591151
17Roger Nelson325212110100010003.
18Lew Olsen2125595155000100522.
19Frank Ortenzio25129519447611132941481126488.253.349.430.779192413
20Steve Patchin26109395353471061541150013834.300.367.459.826162103
21Craig Perkins275012211312323062700518.283.314.469.78353112
22Steve Staggs251365904929213920145502778955.283.395.411.806202432
23Bill Sudakis#308532327546781911449114446.284.379.513.892141013
24George Throop2531111000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001000
25U.L. Washington#22301361202030324161441631.250.338.408.74749000
26John Wathan26248984413500600516.
27Gary Wright*231921161200020024.
28Joe Zdeb231174263725711186544604769.298.376.392.769146214
28 Players25.3136499343116311100179541145748637586831.255.346.401.747172928402854
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Hal Baird*2641.8002.2150000557.04618143318340131.3517.
2Mark Ballinger2762.7503.17171431088.06238315361611051.1146.
3Tom Bruno2394.6923.792018300114.0115594816384791221.3429.
4Jerry Cram28113.7863.44511009102.0100453910288584171.2558.
5Ruben Garcia*24101.0000.00400005.032007140032.0005.
6Dave Hasbach2474.6363.47131341083.06536326312621111.1577.
7Bob Johnson3315.1675.1822510166.07742386222491081.50010.
8Gary Lance271010.5004.362525510157.01661037616579651031.4209.
9Bob McClure*2498.5292.982121920133.013361449412912161.3089.
10Lynn McKinney2523.4004.609800047.05927242194310001.66011.
11Roger Nelson3266.5003.00520001660.04927202318563071.3337.
12Lew Olsen2197.5633.372525720155.015968587364594131.2589.
13George Throop25101.0003.60300005.042203070031.4007.20.05.412.62.33
14Gary Wright*2325.2863.8119600259.06729251243370041.54210.
14 Players26.47858.5743.57136136104328331132.011055574498340456693187551.3338.
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Steve Patchin8746731153.9715.724
Craig Perkins28129412.9934.752
John Wathan211271433.9796.713
Bill Sudakis2161011.0008.500


Frank Ortenzio1231044811088.9919.15
Gary Martz9606031.0007.33
Steve Patchin7523071.0007.86


Steve Staggs1362733893082.9574.87
Michael Denevi3810051.0006.00


Bill Sudakis7766119157.9252.40
Dave Cripe5841108119.9312.57
Michael Denevi50310.7500.60
Brian Murphy247001.0005.50


Brian Murphy1001533052543.9484.58
U.L. Washington30481021522.9095.00
Michael Denevi671120.9003.00
Bill Sudakis117001.0008.00


Gary Martz1201961191.9581.73
Joe Zdeb109209771.9691.98
Ruppert Jones99243280.9682.47
Sheldon Mallory98155834.9821.66
John Wathan11010.5001.00


Roger Nelson5231311.9410.31
Jerry Cram5182630.9190.67
Hal Baird5066011.0000.24
Gary Lance25202921.9611.96
Lew Olsen25142213.9731.44
Bob Johnson2221120.8670.59
Bob McClure2152652.8611.48
Tom Bruno2051813.9581.15
Gary Wright19218001.0001.05
Mark Ballinger177821.8820.88
Dave Hasbach1331310.9411.23
Lynn McKinney95910.9331.56
Ruben Garcia401001.0000.25
George Throop300000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Hal Baird26SL5' 11.0"175Aug 23, 1949
Mark Ballinger27RR6' 6.0"205Jan 31, 1949Glendale, CA, US
Tom Bruno23RR6' 5.0"210Jan 26, 1953Chicago, IL, US
Jerry Cram28RR6' 0.0"180Dec 9, 1947Los Angeles, CA, US
Dave Cripe25RR6' 0.0"180Apr 7, 1951Ramona, CA, US
Michael Denevi23RR6' 1.0"185Feb 19, 1953
Ruben Garcia24RL6' 0.0"Aug 15, 1951
Dave Hasbach24RR6' 3.0"205Feb 4, 1952
Bob Johnson33LR6' 4.0"220Apr 25, 1943Aurora, IL, US
Ruppert Jones21LL5' 10.0"170Mar 12, 1955Dallas, TX, US
Gary Lance27SR6' 3.0"195Sep 21, 1948Greenville, SC, US
Sheldon Mallory22LL6' 2.0"175Jul 16, 1953Argo, IL, US
Gary Martz25RR6' 4.0"210Jan 10, 1951Spokane, WA, US
Bob McClure24RL5' 11.0"170Apr 29, 1952Oakland, CA, US
Lynn McKinney25SR6' 3.0"195Nov 3, 1950Pasadena, CA, US
Brian Murphy32RR5' 11.0"170Jan 11, 1944
Roger Nelson32RR6' 3.0"200Jun 7, 1944Altadena, CA, US
Lew Olsen21RR6' 4.0"220Feb 15, 1955Walnut Creek, CA, US
Frank Ortenzio25RR6' 2.0"215Feb 24, 1951Fresno, CA, US
Steve Patchin26RR6' 1.0"190Mar 26, 1950Joplin, MO, US
Craig Perkins27RR6' 1.0"195Jun 23, 1949Los Angeles, CA, US
Steve Staggs25RR5' 9.0"150May 6, 1951Anchorage, AK, US
Bill Sudakis30SR6' 1.0"190Mar 27, 1946Joliet, IL, US
George Throop25RR6' 7.0"205Nov 24, 1950Pasadena, CA, US
U.L. Washington22SR5' 11.0"175Oct 27, 1953Stringtown, OK, US
John Wathan26RR6' 2.0"205Oct 4, 1949Cedar Rapids, IA, US
Gary Wright23LL6' 0.0"175Nov 7, 1952
Joe Zdeb23RR5' 11.0"185Jun 27, 1953Compton, IL, US

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