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1976 Kansas City Royals season

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Owner(s)  Ewing Kauffman
Manager(s)  Whitey Herzog
General manager(s)  Joe Burke
1976 Kansas City Royals season
Local television  KBMA (Denny Matthews, Fred White)
Local radio  WIBW (AM) (Denny Matthews, Fred White)

The 1976 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing first in the American League West with a record of 90 wins and 72 losses. They lost in the 1976 American League Championship Series to the New York Yankees, three games to two.

Contents

Offseason

  • September 29, 1975: Harmon Killebrew was released by the Royals.
  • November 12, 1975: Nelson Briles was traded by the Royals to the Texas Rangers for Dave Nelson.
  • March 3, 1976: Roger Nelson was signed by the Royals as a free agent.
  • Opening Day lineup

  • Dave Nelson, DH
  • Amos Otis, CF
  • George Brett, 3B
  • John Mayberry, 1B
  • Hal McRae, LF
  • Al Cowens, RF
  • Fran Healy, C
  • Freddie Patek, SS
  • Frank White, 2B
  • Notable transactions

  • June 8, 1976: 1976 Major League Baseball draft
  • Bill Paschall was drafted by the Royals in the 3rd round.
  • Ken Phelps was drafted by the Royals in the 15th round.
  • Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Game 1

    October 9, 1976, at Royals Stadium

    Game 2

    October 10, 1976, at Royals Stadium

    Game 3

    October 12, 1976, at Yankee Stadium

    Game 4

    October 13, 1976, at Yankee Stadium

    Game 5

    October 14, 1976, at Yankee Stadium

    Farm system

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Waterloo

    References

    1976 Kansas City Royals season Wikipedia


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