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24 WILLIE AIKENS (Franchise player #0146 - 1980-01)

Position: 1B-DH

Willie Aikens

Willie Mays Aikens
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 220 lb.

College: South Carolina State

Born: October 14, 1954 in Seneca, SC

Acquired: December 6, 1979: Traded by the California Angels with Rance Mulliniks to the Royals for a player to be named later (Craig Eaton), Al Cowens, and Todd Cruz

Traded: December 20, 1983: Traded by the Royals to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jorge Orta

MLB Debut: May 17, 1977
Final MLB Game: April 27, 1985
Royals Debut: April 10, 1980
Final Royals Game:
October 2, 1983
 

Awards and Achievements (while with the Royals)
Royals Player of the Month: September 1980, April 1981, May 1981, September 1981, August 1982, September 1982
Belted 4 home runs in the 1980 World Series
Led the AL in intentional walks in 1981
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1980 151 543 70 151 24 0 20 98 1 0 64 88 .278
1981 101 349 45 93 16 0 17 53 0 0 62 47 .266
1982 134 466 50 131 29 1 17 74 0 1 45 70 .281
1983 125 410 49 124 26 1 23 72 0 0 45 75 .302
w/Royals 511 1768 214 499 95 2 77 297 1 1 216 280 .282
Career 774 2492 301 675 125 2 110 415 3 6 319 444 .271

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Willie Aikens page

Notes
Also played for the California Angels (1977-79) & the Toronto Blue Jays (1984-85)
 
 
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