1975 Kansas City Royals season

1975 Kansas City Royals season

1975 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
Manager(s) Jack McKeon and Whitey Herzog
Local television KBMA
(Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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The 1975 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing second in the American League West with a record of 91 wins and 71 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Oakland Athletics 98 64 -- .605
Kansas City Royals 91 71 7 .562
Texas Rangers 79 83 19 .488
Minnesota Twins 76 83 20.5 .478
Chicago White Sox 75 86 22.5 .466
California Angels 72 89 25.5 .447


Notable transactions

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Mayberry, JohnJohn Mayberry 156 554 161 .291 34 106
3B Brett, GeorgeGeorge Brett 159 634 195 .308 11 89
DH Killebrew, HarmonHarmon Killebrew 106 312 62 .199 14 44

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
White, FrankFrank White 111 304 76 .250 7 36
Healy, FranFran Healy 56 188 48 .255 2 18
Stinson, BobBob Stinson 63 147 39 .265 1 9
Scott, RodneyRodney Scott 48 15 1 .067 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L ERA SO
Busby, SteveSteve Busby 34 260.1 18 12 3.08 160
Fitzmorris, AlAl Fitzmorris 35 242 16 12 3.57 78

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L ERA SO
Briles, NelsonNelson Briles 24 112 6 6 4.26 73
Dal Canton, BruceBruce Dal Canton 4 8.2 0 2 15.58 5

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bird, DougDoug Bird 51 9 6 11 3.25 81
Throop, GeorgeGeorge Throop 7 0 0 2 4.00 8

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Billy Gardner
AA Jacksonville Suns Southern League Bill Scripture
A Waterloo Royals Midwest League John Sullivan
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Gary Blaylock

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Waterloo

Notes

  1. ^ Harmon Killebrew page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Doug Corbett page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Clint Hurdle page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Ron Hassey page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Mark Williams page at Baseball Reference

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America.  

External links

  • 1975 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1975 Kansas City Royals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com