1976 Kansas City Royals
90 - 72
1975 / 1977 (Organization)
1st place in the AL West
Home Record:
Away Record:
49 - 32 (.605)
41 - 40 (.506)
+6.6 wins
+2.4 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 713 / 653 ( +60 )
Allowed/Expected: 611 / 657 ( +46 )
Pyth Record: 92 - 70 (-2)
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Royals Stadium
Attendance: 1,680,265 Avg Att: 20,744 (1.37)
Att Rank: 3 / 12 Lg Avg: 15,158
       
Park Factor: 1.01    
HR Factor: 0.91 R/L HR: 0.91 / 0.90
Notes:
- West Division Champions
- Lost to New York Yankees in the ALCS

Fielding

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Positions
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DRA
C
1B
2B
3B
SS
LF
CF
RF
 
C
1B
2B
3B
SS
LF
CF
RF
DH
1 George Brett
3B
12.7
12.6
0.1
 
157
4
2 Frank White
2B
12.5
10.4
2.1
 
130
37
3 Jim Wohlford
LF
9.8
0.0
9.9
0.0
-0.1
 
1
82
2
10
3
4 Al Cowens
RF
8.4
-0.7
9.1
 
12
142
1
5 Tom Poquette
LF
6.8
5.5
1.3
 
84
17
2
6 Willie Wilson
CF
0.3
0.3
 
6
7 Ruppert Jones
RF
0.2
-0.0
0.4
-0.1
 
2
7
9
3
8 John Wathan
C
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
 
23
3
9 Jamie Quirk
DH
-0.0
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
 
2
11
12
19
10 Hal McRae
DH
-0.2
-0.2
 
31
117
11 John Mayberry
1B
-0.7
-0.7
 
160
2
12 Bob Stinson
C
-1.5
-1.5
 
79
13 Dave Nelson
2B
-2.8
0.0
-2.8
 
3
46
22
14 Cookie Rojas
2B
-3.3
0.0
-3.3
0.0
 
1
40
6
9
15 Freddie Patek
SS
-4.8
-4.8
 
143
1
16 Buck Martinez
C
-8.7
-8.7
 
94
17 Amos Otis
CF
-16.9
-16.9
 
152

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James