1980 Kansas City Royals

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97-65 Lost WS
Record Outcome

1980 Kansas City Royals

What was the record of the 1980 Kansas City Royals?

The Kansas City Royals finished the regular season with a 97-65 record. They went 49-32 at home and 48-33 on the road. Including the postseason, the Kansas City Royals went 102-69. Their final game was a loss in the World Series to the Philadelphia Phillies.

What division did the 1980 Kansas City Royals play in?

The 1980 Kansas City Royals played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1980 Kansas City Royals?

During the regular season, the 1980 Kansas City Royals went 44-34 against their AL West opponents.

Who won the AL West in 1980?

The Royals won the AL West in the 1980 season with a 97-65 record. The Athletics finished 14 games back with a 83-79 record. The Twins finished 19.5 games back with a 77-84 record. The Rangers finished 20.5 games back with a 76-85 record. The White Sox finished 26 games back with a 70-90 record. The Angels finished 31 games back with a 65-95 record. The Mariners finished 38 games back with a 59-103 record.

What was the 1980 Kansas City Royals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Texas Rangers 10-3 76.9% +19
Chicago White Sox 8-5 61.5% +19
California Angels 8-5 61.5% +3
Seattle Mariners 7-6 53.8% -10
Oakland Athletics 6-7 46.2% -3
Minnesota Twins 5-8 38.5% +1

What was the 1980 Kansas City Royals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1980 Kansas City Royals had their best month in August, when they went 23-7 and had a 76.7% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 8-18 and had a 30.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-8 55.6% 0
May 17-10 63.0% +15
June 17-12 58.6% +14
July 18-9 66.7% +46
August 23-7 76.7% +53
September 8-18 30.8% -38
October 4-1 80% +25

Did the 1980 Kansas City Royals Win The World Series?

No. While the 1980 Kansas City Royals did play in the World Series, they lost to the Philadelphia Phillies.

What was the run differential for the 1980 Kansas City Royals?

The Kansas City Royals finished the regular season with a run differential of +115. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Royals could have been expected to have about 92.3 wins, or a 92-70 record in the regular season.

How did the 1980 Kansas City Royals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1980 Kansas City Royals went 32-15.

How did the 1980 Kansas City Royals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1980 Kansas City Royals went 8-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1980 Kansas City Royals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1980 Kansas City Royals was a 8 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1980 Kansas City Royals?

The longest losing streak that the Kansas City Royals had during the 1980 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1980 Kansas City Royals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Apr 10, 1980 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 5
Fri, Apr 11, 1980 vs Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 0
Sat, Apr 12, 1980 vs Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 6
Sun, Apr 13, 1980 vs Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 2
Tue, Apr 15, 1980 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 12
Wed, Apr 16, 1980 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Apr 17, 1980 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Apr 18, 1980 @ Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 6 (11)
Sat, Apr 19, 1980 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 8
Sun, Apr 20, 1980 @ Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 6
Mon, Apr 21, 1980 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 1 - 7
Tue, Apr 22, 1980 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 7 - 2
Wed, Apr 23, 1980 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 7 - 4
Fri, Apr 25, 1980 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 7 - 0
Sat, Apr 26, 1980 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 4
Sun, Apr 27, 1980 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 3 - 2
Tue, Apr 29, 1980 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Apr 30, 1980 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 3 - 0
Fri, May 2, 1980 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 5 - 6 (11)
Sat, May 3, 1980 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 7
Sun, May 4, 1980 vs Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 3
Tue, May 6, 1980 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 2
Wed, May 7, 1980 @ Chicago White Sox Win 12 - 5
Thu, May 8, 1980 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 8
Fri, May 9, 1980 @ Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 5
Sat, May 10, 1980 @ Boston Red Sox Win 13 - 8
Sun, May 11, 1980 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 5
Mon, May 12, 1980 @ New York Yankees Win 12 - 3
Tue, May 13, 1980 @ New York Yankees Win 4 - 1
Wed, May 14, 1980 @ New York Yankees Loss 3 - 16
Fri, May 16, 1980 vs California Angels Loss 1 - 11
Sat, May 17, 1980 vs California Angels Win 2 - 1 (10)
Sun, May 18, 1980 vs California Angels Win 5 - 3
Mon, May 19, 1980 vs Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 5 (11)
Tue, May 20, 1980 vs Oakland Athletics Win 1 - 0
Wed, May 21, 1980 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 4 (14)
Thu, May 22, 1980 vs Oakland Athletics Win 16 - 3
Fri, May 23, 1980 @ California Angels Win 13 - 9
Sat, May 24, 1980 @ California Angels Win 6 - 5 (10)
Sun, May 25, 1980 @ California Angels Win 7 - 3
Mon, May 26, 1980 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 4
Tue, May 27, 1980 @ Oakland Athletics Win 4 - 2
Wed, May 28, 1980 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 3 - 6
Fri, May 30, 1980 vs Chicago White Sox Win 9 - 2
Sat, May 31, 1980 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 4
Sun, Jun 1, 1980 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 6
Mon, Jun 2, 1980 vs New York Yankees Loss 3 - 5
Tue, Jun 3, 1980 vs New York Yankees Win 6 - 5 (10)
Wed, Jun 4, 1980 vs New York Yankees Win 9 - 3
Thu, Jun 5, 1980 @ Texas Rangers Win 8 - 0
Fri, Jun 6, 1980 @ Texas Rangers Win 4 - 2
Sat, Jun 7, 1980 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 2
Sun, Jun 8, 1980 @ Texas Rangers Win 5 - 4
Tue, Jun 10, 1980 @ Cleveland Indians Win 8 - 4
Wed, Jun 11, 1980 @ Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 0
Wed, Jun 11, 1980 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 5 - 8
Fri, Jun 13, 1980 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jun 14, 1980 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 5
Sun, Jun 15, 1980 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 2
Mon, Jun 16, 1980 vs Texas Rangers Loss 3 - 6
Tue, Jun 17, 1980 vs Texas Rangers Win 3 - 2
Wed, Jun 18, 1980 vs Cleveland Indians Win 10 - 2
Thu, Jun 19, 1980 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Jun 20, 1980 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 5 - 10
Sat, Jun 21, 1980 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 5
Sun, Jun 22, 1980 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 4
Mon, Jun 23, 1980 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Jun 24, 1980 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jun 24, 1980 @ Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 2
Wed, Jun 25, 1980 @ Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 1
Fri, Jun 27, 1980 @ Seattle Mariners Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jun 28, 1980 @ Seattle Mariners Win 4 - 2
Sun, Jun 29, 1980 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 2 - 7
Mon, Jun 30, 1980 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 3 - 12
Tue, Jul 1, 1980 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Jul 2, 1980 vs Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 3 (10)
Thu, Jul 3, 1980 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 2 - 13
Fri, Jul 4, 1980 vs Seattle Mariners Win 5 - 3
Sat, Jul 5, 1980 vs Seattle Mariners Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jul 6, 1980 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 5
Thu, Jul 10, 1980 vs Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 2
Fri, Jul 11, 1980 vs Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 3
Sat, Jul 12, 1980 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jul 13, 1980 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 1
Mon, Jul 14, 1980 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 8 - 4
Tue, Jul 15, 1980 @ Boston Red Sox Win 8 - 4
Wed, Jul 16, 1980 @ Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jul 17, 1980 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 12
Fri, Jul 18, 1980 @ New York Yankees Win 13 - 1
Sat, Jul 19, 1980 @ New York Yankees Loss 7 - 13
Sun, Jul 20, 1980 @ New York Yankees Win 14 - 3
Mon, Jul 21, 1980 vs Chicago White Sox Win 2 - 1
Tue, Jul 22, 1980 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 6
Wed, Jul 23, 1980 vs Chicago White Sox Win 9 - 2
Thu, Jul 24, 1980 vs Chicago White Sox Win 12 - 4
Fri, Jul 25, 1980 vs New York Yankees Win 6 - 1
Sat, Jul 26, 1980 vs New York Yankees Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Jul 27, 1980 vs New York Yankees Win 8 - 0
Tue, Jul 29, 1980 vs Boston Red Sox Win 9 - 8
Wed, Jul 30, 1980 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 7
Thu, Jul 31, 1980 vs Boston Red Sox Win 13 - 3
Fri, Aug 1, 1980 @ Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 3
Sat, Aug 2, 1980 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 2
Sun, Aug 3, 1980 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 5
Mon, Aug 4, 1980 @ Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 5
Tue, Aug 5, 1980 @ Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 3
Wed, Aug 6, 1980 @ Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 4
Fri, Aug 8, 1980 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 9 - 0
Fri, Aug 8, 1980 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 7 - 4
Sat, Aug 9, 1980 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 4 (14)
Sun, Aug 10, 1980 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 5
Mon, Aug 11, 1980 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Aug 12, 1980 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 3
Wed, Aug 13, 1980 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 1
Fri, Aug 15, 1980 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 4 - 3
Sat, Aug 16, 1980 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 11 - 5
Sun, Aug 17, 1980 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 3
Mon, Aug 18, 1980 @ Texas Rangers Win 6 - 3
Tue, Aug 19, 1980 @ Texas Rangers Win 4 - 3
Wed, Aug 20, 1980 @ Texas Rangers Win 5 - 3 (12)
Thu, Aug 21, 1980 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 4