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1975 Kansas City Royals
Major league affiliations
1975 information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
Manager(s) Jack McKeon and Whitey Herzog
Local television KBMA
(Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews, Gene Osborne)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews, Fred White)

The 1975 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 91 wins and 71 losses.



Regular season


Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Oakland Athletics 98 64 -- .605
Kansas City Royals 91 71 7 .562
Texas Rangers 79 83 19 .488
Minnesota Twins 76 83 20.5 .478
Chicago White Sox 75 86 22.5 .466
California Angels 72 89 25.5 .447

Notable transactions


1975 Kansas City Royals roster
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
3B Brett, GeorgeGeorge Brett 159 634 195 .308 11 89
DH Killebrew, HarmonHarmon Killebrew 106 312 62 .199 14 44

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
White, FrankFrank White 111 304 76 .250 7 36


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Briles, NelsonNelson Briles 24 112 6 6 4.26 73

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bird, DougDoug Bird 51 9 6 11 3.25 81
Throop, GeorgeGeorge Throop 7 0 0 2 4.00 8

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Billy Gardner
AA Jacksonville Suns Southern League Bill Scripture
A Waterloo Royals Midwest League John Sullivan
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Gary Blaylock




  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0963718983.  

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