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Kansas City Royals

1978 Kansas City Royals Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 92-70
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division

Won Division

Manager: Whitey Herzog (92-70)

1978 Kansas City Royals Statistics
1978 Kansas City Royals Game-by-Game Results

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the season with a record of 92 wins and 70 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division. Whitey Herzog served as manager. The 1978 Kansas City Royals qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Randy BassPLRMarch 13, 19546'1"210
Doug BirdPRRMarch 5, 19506'4"180
Steve BraunLFLRMay 8, 19485'10"180
George Brett3BLRMay 15, 19536'0"185
Steve BusbyPRRSeptember 29, 19496'2"205
Jim ColbornPRRMay 22, 19466'0"190
Al CowensRFRROctober 25, 19516'1"197
Dave Cripe3BRRApril 7, 19516'0"180
Steve FoucaultPLROctober 3, 19496'0"205
Rich GalePRRJanuary 19, 19546'7"225
Jim GaudetCRRJune 3, 19556'0"185
Larry GuraPBLNovember 26, 19476'0"170
Andy HasslerPLLOctober 18, 19516'5"220
Al HraboskyPRLJuly 21, 19495'11"185
Clint HurdleOFLRJuly 30, 19576'3"195
Art KusnyerCRRDecember 19, 19456'2"197
Pete LaCock1BLLJanuary 17, 19526'2"200
Joe LahoudRFLLApril 14, 19476'1"198
Dennis LeonardPRRMay 18, 19516'1"190
Randy McGilberryPBROctober 29, 19536'1"195
Hal McRaeLFRRJuly 10, 19455'11"180
Steve MingoriPLLFebruary 29, 19445'10"165
Amos OtisCFRRApril 26, 19475'11"165
Bill PaschallPRRApril 22, 19546'0"175
Freddie PatekSSRROctober 9, 19445'5"148
Marty PattinPRRApril 6, 19435'11"180
Tom PoquetteLFLROctober 30, 19515'10"175
Darrell PorterCLRJanuary 17, 19526'0"193
Jamie Quirk3BLROctober 22, 19546'4"190
Luis SilverioLFRROctober 23, 19565'11"165
Paul SplittorffPLLOctober 8, 19466'3"205
Jerry TerrellIFRRJuly 13, 19465'11"165
George ThroopPRRNovember 24, 19506'7"205
U. L. WashingtonSSBROctober 27, 19535'11"175
John Wathan1BRROctober 4, 19496'2"205
Frank White2BRRSeptember 4, 19505'11"165
Willie WilsonLFBRJuly 9, 19556'3"190
Joe ZdebLFRRJune 27, 19535'11"185