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11 HAL McRAE (Franchise player #0072 - 1973-01)

All-Star

Position: DH-OF

Hal McRae

Harold Abraham McRae
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 180 lb.
College: Florida A&M

Born: July 10, 1945 in Avon Park, FL
Acquired: November 30, 1972: Traded by the Cincinnati Reds with Wayne Simpson to the Royals for Roger Nelson & Richie Scheinblum

Released: July 21, 1987

MLB Debut: July 11, 1968
Final MLB Game: July 17, 1987
Royals Debut: April 5, 1973
Final Royals Game:
July 17, 1987
Member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame - Class of 1989

Awards & Achievements
3-time AL All-Star (1975, 1976, 1982)
Silver Slugger: 1982
Finished 4th in the AL MVP voting in both 1976 & 1982
AP All-MLB Team: 1982 (DH) 
The Sporting News All-AL Team: 1977 (DH), 1980 (DH), 1982 (DH)
UPI All-AL Team: 1982 (DH)
Manchester Union Leader DH of the Year: 1976, 1980, 1982
AL Player of the Week: 9/4/1974, 6/7/1976, 8/12/1979, 5/2/1982
AL Player of the Month: May 1982
Royals Player of the Year: 1974 & 1982
Royals Player of the Month: September 1973, May 1974, June 1974, April 1975, May 1975, September 1977, August 1981, May 1982, May 1983, June 1985
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold) (led league in red)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1973 106 338 36 79 18 3 9 50 2 2 34 38 .234
1974 148 539 71 167 36 4 15 88 11 8 54 68 .310
1975 126 480 58 147 38 6 5 71 11 8 47 47 .306
1976 149 527 75 175 34 5 8 73 22 12 64 43 .332
1977 162 641 104 191 54 11 21 92 18 14 59 43 .298
1978 156 623 90 170 39 5 16 72 17 8 51 62 .273
1979 101 393 55 113 32 4 10 74 5 4 38 46 .288
1980 124 489 73 145 39 5 14 83 10 2 29 56 .297
1981 101 389 38 106 23 2 7 36 3 4 34 33 .272
1982 159 613 91 189 46 8 27 133 4 4 55 61 .308
1983 157 589 84 183 41 6 12 82 2 3 50 68 .311
1984 106 317 30 96 13 4 3 42 0 3 34 47 .303
1985 112 320 41 83 19 0 14 70 0 1 44 45 .259
1986 112 278 22 70 14 0 7 37 0 0 18 39 .252
1987 18 32 5 10 3 0 1 9 0 0 5 1 .313
w/Royals 1837 6568 873 1924 449 63 169 1012 105 73 616 697 .293
Career 2084 7218 940 2091 484 66 191 1097 109 78 648 779 .290

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Hal McRae page

 
Notes
Won a World Series ring with the 1985 Royals
Coached for the Royals in 1987
Managed the Royals (1991-94) 
Managed the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2001-02)
Father of Brian McRae
 
 
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