1971 Kansas City Royals

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85-76 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1971 Kansas City Royals

What was the record of the 1971 Kansas City Royals?

The Kansas City Royals finished the regular season with a 85-76 record. They went 44-37 at home and 41-39 on the road.

What division did the 1971 Kansas City Royals play in?

The 1971 Kansas City Royals played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1971 Kansas City Royals?

During the regular season, the 1971 Kansas City Royals went 41-49 against their AL West opponents.

What was the 1971 Kansas City Royals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
California Angels 10-8 55.6% +15
Minnesota Twins 9-9 50% -10
Chicago White Sox 9-9 50% -11
Milwaukee Brewers 8-10 44.4% -14
Oakland Athletics 5-13 27.8% -14

What was the 1971 Kansas City Royals record by month?

The 1971 Kansas City Royals had their best month in August, when they went 18-12 and had a 60% win percentage. Their worst month was July, when they went 14-16 and had a 46.7% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 11-11 50% +6
May 12-11 52.2% +2
June 15-12 55.6% +5
July 14-16 46.7% +10
August 18-12 60% +17
September 15-14 51.7% -3

Did the 1971 Kansas City Royals make the Postseason?

No, the Royals didn't make the Postseason in 1971.

What was the run differential for the 1971 Kansas City Royals?

The Kansas City Royals finished the regular season with a run differential of +37. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Royals could have been expected to have about 85.2 wins, or a 85-76 record in the regular season.

How did the 1971 Kansas City Royals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1971 Kansas City Royals went 19-32.

How did the 1971 Kansas City Royals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1971 Kansas City Royals went 2-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1971 Kansas City Royals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1971 Kansas City Royals was a 6 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1971 Kansas City Royals?

The longest losing streak that the Kansas City Royals had during the 1971 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1971 Kansas City Royals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 6, 1971 @ California Angels Win 4 - 1
Wed, Apr 7, 1971 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 7
Thu, Apr 8, 1971 @ California Angels Win 3 - 2
Fri, Apr 9, 1971 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 5
Sat, Apr 10, 1971 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Apr 11, 1971 @ Oakland Athletics Win 10 - 5
Mon, Apr 12, 1971 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Apr 13, 1971 vs Minnesota Twins Win 5 - 3
Wed, Apr 14, 1971 vs California Angels Loss 1 - 4
Thu, Apr 15, 1971 vs California Angels Loss 2 - 5 (11)
Sat, Apr 17, 1971 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 3
Sun, Apr 18, 1971 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 2 - 1
Sun, Apr 18, 1971 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 3 (13)
Mon, Apr 19, 1971 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 8 - 9
Tue, Apr 20, 1971 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Apr 23, 1971 vs Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 2
Sat, Apr 24, 1971 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 0
Sun, Apr 25, 1971 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 4
Mon, Apr 26, 1971 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 8
Tue, Apr 27, 1971 vs Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 1
Wed, Apr 28, 1971 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Fri, Apr 30, 1971 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 4
Sat, May 1, 1971 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 2
Sun, May 2, 1971 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 3 - 5
Tue, May 4, 1971 @ Cleveland Indians Win 2 - 0
Wed, May 5, 1971 @ Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 2
Fri, May 7, 1971 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 3
Sat, May 8, 1971 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 2
Sun, May 9, 1971 @ Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 2
Mon, May 10, 1971 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 1
Tue, May 11, 1971 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Wed, May 12, 1971 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 6
Thu, May 13, 1971 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 3 - 6
Fri, May 14, 1971 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 3 - 5
Sat, May 15, 1971 vs Oakland Athletics Win 5 - 4
Sun, May 16, 1971 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 4
Sun, May 16, 1971 vs Oakland Athletics Win 10 - 4
Wed, May 19, 1971 vs Chicago White Sox Win 2 - 0
Sat, May 22, 1971 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 12
Sun, May 23, 1971 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 4
Tue, May 25, 1971 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 3
Wed, May 26, 1971 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 7
Fri, May 28, 1971 @ Washington Senators Win 5 - 0
Mon, May 31, 1971 @ Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 3
Mon, May 31, 1971 @ Boston Red Sox Win 9 - 4
Tue, Jun 1, 1971 @ Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 2
Fri, Jun 4, 1971 @ New York Yankees Win 6 - 2
Sat, Jun 5, 1971 @ New York Yankees Win 11 - 7
Sun, Jun 6, 1971 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jun 8, 1971 vs Washington Senators Win 4 - 2
Wed, Jun 9, 1971 vs Washington Senators Win 5 - 4
Fri, Jun 11, 1971 vs Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 3
Sat, Jun 12, 1971 vs Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 0
Sun, Jun 13, 1971 vs Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 3
Mon, Jun 14, 1971 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 1
Tue, Jun 15, 1971 vs New York Yankees Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Jun 16, 1971 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jun 17, 1971 vs California Angels Win 5 - 0
Fri, Jun 18, 1971 vs California Angels Win 6 - 1
Sat, Jun 19, 1971 vs California Angels Loss 4 - 7
Sun, Jun 20, 1971 vs California Angels Win 5 - 1
Sun, Jun 20, 1971 vs California Angels Loss 4 - 8
Mon, Jun 21, 1971 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 5
Tue, Jun 22, 1971 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 6 - 11
Wed, Jun 23, 1971 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 12
Fri, Jun 25, 1971 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 7
Sat, Jun 26, 1971 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Jun 27, 1971 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Jun 27, 1971 @ Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 3
Mon, Jun 28, 1971 @ California Angels Win 3 - 0
Tue, Jun 29, 1971 @ California Angels Win 2 - 1
Wed, Jun 30, 1971 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 4
Thu, Jul 1, 1971 @ California Angels Win 9 - 4
Fri, Jul 2, 1971 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jul 3, 1971 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 1
Sun, Jul 4, 1971 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 1
Mon, Jul 5, 1971 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 1
Mon, Jul 5, 1971 vs Chicago White Sox Win 1 - 0
Tue, Jul 6, 1971 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 1 - 0
Wed, Jul 7, 1971 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 8
Thu, Jul 8, 1971 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Jul 9, 1971 @ Minnesota Twins Win 6 - 3
Sun, Jul 11, 1971 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 6 (10)
Sun, Jul 11, 1971 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 7
Thu, Jul 15, 1971 vs Cleveland Indians Win 1 - 0
Fri, Jul 16, 1971 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 8
Sat, Jul 17, 1971 vs Cleveland Indians Win 7 - 2
Sun, Jul 18, 1971 vs Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 2
Sun, Jul 18, 1971 vs Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 3 (10)
Mon, Jul 19, 1971 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jul 20, 1971 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 7 - 1
Wed, Jul 21, 1971 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 7 - 2
Thu, Jul 22, 1971 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 4
Fri, Jul 23, 1971 @ Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jul 24, 1971 @ Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 1
Sun, Jul 25, 1971 @ Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jul 25, 1971 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jul 27, 1971 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 5 (11)
Wed, Jul 28, 1971 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 7 - 8
Thu, Jul 29, 1971 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 9 - 10
Fri, Jul 30, 1971 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 1
Sat, Jul 31, 1971 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 4
Mon, Aug 2, 1971 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Aug 3, 1971 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 5 - 7
Wed, Aug 4, 1971 vs Minnesota Twins Win 2 - 1
Wed, Aug 4, 1971 vs Minnesota Twins Win 3 - 0
Thu, Aug 5, 1971 vs Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 4
Fri, Aug 6, 1971 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Aug 7, 1971 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 5 - 6
Sun, Aug 8, 1971 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 2
Tue, Aug 10, 1971 @ Washington Senators Win 9 - 2
Tue, Aug 10, 1971 @ Washington Senators Win 3 - 1
Wed, Aug 11, 1971 @ Washington Senators Win 1 - 0
Thu, Aug 12, 1971 @ Washington Senators Win 2 - 0
Thu, Aug 12, 1971 @ Washington Senators Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Aug 13, 1971 @ Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 1
Sat, Aug 14, 1971 @ Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 1
Sun, Aug 15, 1971 @ Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 1
Tue, Aug 17, 1971 @ New York Yankees Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Aug 17, 1971 @ New York Yankees Loss 5 - 8
Wed, Aug 18, 1971 @ New York Yankees Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Aug 20, 1971 vs Washington Senators Loss 3 - 6
Fri, Aug 20, 1971 vs Washington Senators Loss 2 - 8