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34* PAUL SPLITTORFF (Franchise player #0051 - 1970-12)

Position: P

Paul Splittorff

Paul William Splittorff, Jr.
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 210 lb.

College: Morningside College

Born: October 8, 1946 in Evansville, IN
Died: May 25, 2011 in Blue Springs, MO

Acquired: June 7, 1968: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 25th Round of the 1969 Amateur Draft
MLB Debut: September 3, 1970
Final MLB Game: June 26, 1984
Royals Debut: September 23, 1970
Final Royals Game:
June 26, 1984
Member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame - Class of 1987

Awards
Royals Pitcher of the Month: June 1971, April 1972, June 1972, May 1973, September 1973, August, 1975, June 1976, May 1977, September 1977, April 1978, June 1982, June 1983, July 1983
Royals Pitcher of the Year: 1973
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year W L G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO ERA
1970 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 8.2 16 9 7 1 5 10 7.27
1971 8 9 22 22 6 3 0 144.1 129 49 43 4 35 80 2.68
1972 12 12 35 33 12 2 0 216.0 189 81 75 11 67 140 3.13
1973 20 11 38 38 12 3 0 262.0 279 135 116 19 78 110 3.98
1974 13 19 36 36 8 1 0 226.0 252 122 103 23 75 90 4.10
1975 9 10 35 23 6 3 1 159.0 156 75 56 10 56 76 3.17
1976 11 8 26 23 5 1 0 158.2 169 79 70 11 59 59 3.97
1977 16 6 37 37 6 2 0 229.0 243 104 94 11 83 99 3.69
1978 19 13 39 38 13 2 0 262.0 244 113 99 22 60 76 3.40
1979 15 17 36 35 11 0 0 240.0 248 137 113 25 77 77 4.24
1980 14 11 34 33 4 0 0 204.0 236 101 94 17 43 53 4.15
1981 5 5 21 15 1 0 0 99.0 111 48 48 12 23 48 4.36
1982 10 10 29 28 0 0 0 162.0 166 83 77 14 57 74 4.28
1983 13 8 27 27 4 0 0 156.0 159 77 63 9 52 61 3.63
1984 1 3 12 3 0 0 0 28.0 47 30 24 3 10 4 7.71
Career 166 143 429 392 88 17 1 2554.2 2644 1243 1082 192 780 1057 3.81

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Paul Splittorff page

* wore #43 in 1970 & #25 in 1971

 
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