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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 Roster

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.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 809
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 694

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 10, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 11, 1980 Detroit Tigers 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 12, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 2-1 0-0 2-1
April 13, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 3-1 0-0 3-1
April 15, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Baltimore Orioles 12 L 3-1 0-1 3-2
April 16, 1980 Kansas City Royals 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 3-1 0-2 3-3
April 17, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 3-1 0-3 3-4
April 18, 1980 Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 3-1 1-3 4-4
April 19, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 3-1 1-4 4-5
April 20, 1980 Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 3-1 2-4 5-5
April 21, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 3-2 2-4 5-6
April 22, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 2 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 4-2 2-4 6-6
April 23, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 5-2 2-4 7-6
April 25, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 6-2 2-4 8-6
April 26, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 6-3 2-4 8-7
April 27, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 7-3 2-4 9-7
April 29, 1980 Kansas City Royals 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 L 7-3 2-5 9-8
April 30, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 0 W 7-3 3-5 10-8
May 2, 1980 Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 7-4 3-5 10-9
May 3, 1980 Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 7-5 3-5 10-10
May 4, 1980 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 8-5 3-5 11-10
May 6, 1980 Kansas City Royals 0 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 8-5 3-6 11-11
May 7, 1980 Kansas City Royals 12 at Chicago White Sox 5 W 8-5 4-6 12-11
May 8, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 8-5 4-7 12-12
May 9, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 8-5 5-7 13-12
May 10, 1980 Kansas City Royals 13 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 8-5 6-7 14-12
May 11, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 8-5 6-8 14-13
May 12, 1980 Kansas City Royals 12 at New York Yankees 3 W 8-5 7-8 15-13
May 13, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 1 W 8-5 8-8 16-13
May 14, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at New York Yankees 16 L 8-5 8-9 16-14
May 16, 1980 California Angels 11 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 8-6 8-9 16-15
May 17, 1980 California Angels 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 9-6 8-9 17-15
May 18, 1980 California Angels 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 10-6 8-9 18-15
May 19, 1980 Oakland Athletics 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 11-6 8-9 19-15
May 20, 1980 Oakland Athletics 0 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 12-6 8-9 20-15
May 21, 1980 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 12-7 8-9 20-16
May 22, 1980 Oakland Athletics 3 at Kansas City Royals 16 W 13-7 8-9 21-16
May 23, 1980 Kansas City Royals 13 at California Angels 9 W 13-7 9-9 22-16
May 24, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at California Angels 5 W 13-7 10-9 23-16
May 25, 1980 Kansas City Royals 7 at California Angels 3 W 13-7 11-9 24-16
May 26, 1980 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 13-7 11-10 24-17
May 27, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 13-7 12-10 25-17
May 28, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at Oakland Athletics 6 L 13-7 12-11 25-18
May 30, 1980 Chicago White Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 14-7 12-11 26-18
May 31, 1980 Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 15-7 12-11 27-18
June 1, 1980 Chicago White Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 15-8 12-11 27-19
June 2, 1980 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 15-9 12-11 27-20
June 3, 1980 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 16-9 12-11 28-20
June 4, 1980 New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 17-9 12-11 29-20
June 5, 1980 Kansas City Royals 8 at Texas Rangers 0 W 17-9 13-11 30-20
June 6, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Texas Rangers 2 W 17-9 14-11 31-20
June 7, 1980 Kansas City Royals 7 at Texas Rangers 2 W 17-9 15-11 32-20
June 8, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Texas Rangers 4 W 17-9 16-11 33-20
June 10, 1980 Kansas City Royals 8 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 17-9 17-11 34-20
June 11, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 17-9 18-11 35-20
June 11, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 17-9 18-12 35-21
June 13, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 W 17-9 19-12 36-21
June 14, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 17-9 19-13 36-22
June 15, 1980 Kansas City Royals 7 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 17-9 20-13 37-22
June 16, 1980 Texas Rangers 6 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 17-10 20-13 37-23
June 17, 1980 Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 18-10 20-13 38-23
June 18, 1980 Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 10 W 19-10 20-13 39-23
June 19, 1980 Cleveland Indians 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 19-11 20-13 39-24
June 20, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 10 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 19-12 20-13 39-25
June 21, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 19-13 20-13 39-26
June 22, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 20-13 20-13 40-26
June 23, 1980 Kansas City Royals 1 at Minnesota Twins 4 L 20-13 20-14 40-27
June 24, 1980 Kansas City Royals 1 at Minnesota Twins 2 L 20-13 20-15 40-28
June 24, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 20-13 21-15 41-28
June 25, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 20-13 22-15 42-28
June 27, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Seattle Mariners 1 W 20-13 23-15 43-28
June 28, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Seattle Mariners 2 W 20-13 24-15 44-28
June 29, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Seattle Mariners 7 L 20-13 24-16 44-29
June 30, 1980 Minnesota Twins 12 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 20-14 24-16 44-30
July 1, 1980 Minnesota Twins 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 20-15 24-16 44-31
July 2, 1980 Minnesota Twins 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 21-15 24-16 45-31
July 3, 1980 Seattle Mariners 13 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 21-16 24-16 45-32
July 4, 1980 Seattle Mariners 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 22-16 24-16 46-32
July 5, 1980 Seattle Mariners 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 23-16 24-16 47-32
July 6, 1980 Seattle Mariners 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 23-17 24-16 47-33
July 10, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 24-17 24-16 48-33
July 11, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 25-17 24-16 49-33
July 12, 1980 Kansas City Royals 1 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 25-17 24-17 49-34
July 13, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 25-17 25-17 50-34
July 14, 1980 Kansas City Royals 8 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 25-17 26-17 51-34
July 15, 1980 Kansas City Royals 8 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 25-17 27-17 52-34
July 16, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 25-17 28-17 53-34
July 17, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 12 L 25-17 28-18 53-35
July 18, 1980 Kansas City Royals 13 at New York Yankees 1 W 25-17 29-18 54-35
July 19, 1980 Kansas City Royals 7 at New York Yankees 13 L 25-17 29-19 54-36
July 20, 1980 Kansas City Royals 14 at New York Yankees 3 W 25-17 30-19 55-36
July 21, 1980 Chicago White Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 26-17 30-19 56-36
July 22, 1980 Chicago White Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 26-18 30-19 56-37
July 23, 1980 Chicago White Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 27-18 30-19 57-37
July 24, 1980 Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 28-18 30-19 58-37
July 25, 1980 New York Yankees 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 29-18 30-19 59-37
July 26, 1980 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 29-19 30-19 59-38
July 27, 1980 New York Yankees 0 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 30-19 30-19 60-38
July 29, 1980 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 31-19 30-19 61-38
July 30, 1980 Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 31-20 30-19 61-39
July 31, 1980 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 13 W 32-20 30-19 62-39
August 1, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 32-20 31-19 63-39
August 2, 1980 Kansas City Royals 8 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 32-20 32-19 64-39
August 3, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 32-20 32-20 64-40
August 4, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 32-20 33-20 65-40
August 5, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 32-20 34-20 66-40
August 6, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 32-20 35-20 67-40
August 8, 1980 Kansas City Royals 9 at Toronto Blue Jays 0 W 32-20 36-20 68-40
August 8, 1980 Kansas City Royals 7 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 W 32-20 37-20 69-40
August 9, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 L 32-20 37-21 69-41
August 10, 1980 Kansas City Royals 8 at Toronto Blue Jays 5 W 32-20 38-21 70-41
August 11, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 32-21 38-21 70-42
August 12, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 33-21 38-21 71-42
August 13, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 34-21 38-21 72-42
August 15, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 35-21 38-21 73-42
August 16, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 5 at Kansas City Royals 11 W 36-21 38-21 74-42
August 17, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 3 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 37-21 38-21 75-42
August 18, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Texas Rangers 3 W 37-21 39-21 76-42
August 19, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Texas Rangers 3 W 37-21 40-21 77-42
August 20, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Texas Rangers 3 W 37-21 41-21 78-42
August 21, 1980 Cleveland Indians 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 37-22 41-21 78-43
August 22, 1980 Cleveland Indians 4 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 37-23 41-21 78-44
August 23, 1980 Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 38-23 41-21 79-44
August 24, 1980 Cleveland Indians 5 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 39-23 41-21 80-44
August 25, 1980 Kansas City Royals 9 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 W 39-23 42-21 81-44
August 26, 1980 Kansas City Royals 7 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 W 39-23 43-21 82-44
August 27, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 W 39-23 44-21 83-44
August 28, 1980 Texas Rangers 10 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 39-24 44-21 83-45
August 29, 1980 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 40-24 44-21 84-45
August 30, 1980 Texas Rangers 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 40-25 44-21 84-46
August 31, 1980 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 41-25 44-21 85-46
September 1, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 41-26 44-21 85-47
September 3, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 41-27 44-21 85-48
September 4, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 9 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 41-28 44-21 85-49
September 5, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 41-28 45-21 86-49
September 6, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 41-28 45-22 86-50
September 7, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 41-28 46-22 87-50
September 8, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 7 L 41-28 46-23 87-51
September 9, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at California Angels 4 L 41-28 46-24 87-52
September 10, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at California Angels 8 L 41-28 46-25 87-53
September 11, 1980 Kansas City Royals 7 at California Angels 2 W 41-28 47-25 88-53
September 12, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Oakland Athletics 9 L 41-28 47-26 88-54
September 13, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 6 L 41-28 47-27 88-55
September 14, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 41-28 48-27 89-55
September 17, 1980 California Angels 0 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 42-28 48-27 90-55
September 17, 1980 California Angels 7 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 42-29 48-27 90-56
September 18, 1980 California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 43-29 48-27 91-56
September 19, 1980 Oakland Athletics 3 at Kansas City Royals 13 W 44-29 48-27 92-56
September 20, 1980 Oakland Athletics 9 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 44-30 48-27 92-57
September 21, 1980 Oakland Athletics 9 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 44-31 48-27 92-58
September 22, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Seattle Mariners 5 L 44-31 48-28 92-59
September 23, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at Seattle Mariners 7 L 44-31 48-29 92-60
September 24, 1980 Kansas City Royals 2 at Seattle Mariners 4 L 44-31 48-30 92-61
September 26, 1980 Kansas City Royals 0 at Minnesota Twins 3 L 44-31 48-31 92-62
September 27, 1980 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 8 L 44-31 48-32 92-63
September 28, 1980 Kansas City Royals 7 at Minnesota Twins 8 L 44-31 48-33 92-64
September 30, 1980 Seattle Mariners 5 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 45-31 48-33 93-64
October 1, 1980 Seattle Mariners 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 46-31 48-33 94-64
October 2, 1980 Seattle Mariners 2 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 47-31 48-33 95-64
October 3, 1980 Minnesota Twins 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 47-32 48-33 95-65
October 4, 1980 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 17 W 48-32 48-33 96-65
October 5, 1980 Minnesota Twins 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 49-32 48-33 97-65
October 8, 1980 New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 1-0 0-0 1-0 League Championship Series
October 9, 1980 New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 2-0 0-0 2-0 League Championship Series
October 10, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 2 W 2-0 1-0 3-0 League Championship Series
October 14, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 L 2-0 1-1 3-1 World Series
October 15, 1980 Kansas City Royals 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 L 2-0 1-2 3-2 World Series
October 17, 1980 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 3-0 1-2 4-2 World Series
October 18, 1980 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 4-0 1-2 5-2 World Series
October 19, 1980 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 4-1 1-2 5-3 World Series
October 21, 1980 Kansas City Royals 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 4-1 1-3 5-4 World Series