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26 AMOS OTIS (Franchise player #0040 - 1970-01)

All-Star

Position: OF

Amos Otis

Amos Joseph Otis
("A.O.", "Famous Amos")
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 166 lb.

Born: April 26, 1947 in Mobile, AL
Acquired: December 3, 1969: Traded to the Kansas City Royals by the New York Mets with Bob Johnson for Joe Foy

Departed: December 19, 1983: Signed as Free Agent by the Pittsburgh Pirates

MLB Debut: September 6, 1967
Final MLB Game: August 5, 1984
Royals Debut: April 7, 1970
Final Royals Game:
September 10, 1983
Member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame - Class of 1986

Awards & Achievements
All-Star: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1976
AL Doubles Leader: 1970, 1976
AL Stolen Base Leader: 1971
AL Player of the Week: August 13, 1974 & September 17, 1978
Sporting News All-AL Team: 1973
Rawlings Gold Glove: 1971, 1973, 1974
Royals Player of the Month: April 1970, June 1970, May 1971, July 1973, August 1974, May 1976, May 1978, September 1978, April 1982
Royals Player of the Year: 1971 (with Freddie Patek), 1973, 1978
 
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
1970  159 620 91 176 36 9 11 58 33 2 68 67 .284
1971 147 555 80 167 26 4 15 79 52 8 40 74 .301
1972 143 540 75 158 28 2 11 54 28 12 50 59 .293
1973 148 583 89 175 21 4 26 93 13 9 63 47 .300
1974 146 552 87 157 31 9 12 73 18 5 58 67 .284
1975 132 470 87 116 26 6 9 46 39 11 66 48 .247
1976 153 592 93 165 40 2 18 86 26 7 55 100 .279
1977 142 478 85 120 20 8 17 78 23 7 71 88 .251
1978 141 486 74 145 30 7 22 96 32 8 66 54 .298
1979 151 577 100 170 28 2 18 90 30 5 68 92 .295
1980 107 394 56 99 16 3 10 53 16 1 39 70 .251
1981 99 372 49 100 22 3 9 57 16 7 31 59 .269
1982 125 475 73 136 25 3 11 88 9 5 37 65 .286
1983 98 356 35 93 16 3 4 41 5 2 27 63 .261
w/Royals 1891 7050 1074 1977 365 65 193 992 340 89 739 953 .280
Career 1998 7299 1092 2020 374 66 193 1007 341 93 757 1008 .277

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Amos Otis page

 

 
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