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1979 Kansas City Royals

Lineups and Defense

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1978 / 1980

85-77, Finished 2nd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Whitey Herzog (85-77)
GM: Joe Burke, Scouting Dir: John Schuerholz
Scored 851 runs, Allowed 816 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-78

Ballparks: Royals Stadium · Attendance: 2,261,845 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 103

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1978 / 1980 Lineups and Defense
Lineups are the starting lineups for that game.
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Shading is not used to differentiate the players' performances. It is merely used to quickly illustrate long strings of games/years played by a single player. When a player in the column changes, so does the color of the shading.

Most Common Lineups

68 total lineups (118 when including pitchers)


1978 / 1980 Lineups and Defense