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21 ART KUSNYER (Franchise player #0129 - 1978-05)

Position: C

Art Kusnyer

Arthur William Kusnyer
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 198 lb.
College: Kent State

Born: December 19, 1945 in Akron, OH
Acquired: February 22, 1978: Traded by the Milwaukee Brewers to the Kansas City Royals for Lynn McKinney

Released: February 14, 1979

MLB Debut: September 21, 1970
Final MLB Game: October 1, 1978
Royals Debut: June 17, 1978
Final Royals Game:
October 1, 1978
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1978 9 13 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 4 .231
w/Royals 9 13 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 4 .231
Career 139 313 21 55 6 1 3 21 1 1 21 61 .176

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Art Kusnyer page

 
Notes
Caught Nolan Ryan's second career no-hitter in 1973 while playing for the Angels
Longtime coach in the Major Leagues after his playing career was over.  Won a World Series Ring with the Chicago White Sox in 2005.
 
 
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