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30 U.L. WASHINGTON (Franchise player #0121 - 1977-07)

Position: SS-2B

U.L. Washington

U L Washington
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 27, 1953 in Stringtown, OK

Acquired: August 4, 1972: Signed by the Kansas City Royals as an amateur free agent (attended the Royals Baseball Academy)

Traded: January 7, 1985: Traded by the Royals to the Montreal Expos for Mike Kinnunen and Ken Baker

MLB Debut: September 6, 1977
Final MLB Game: October 4, 1987
Royals Debut: September 6, 1977
Final Royals Game:
October 5, 1984 (ALCS)
 

Awards & Achievements
Royals Player of the Month: July 1982
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1977 10 20 0 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 5 4 .200
1978 69 129 10 34 2 1 0 9 12 6 10 20 .264
1979 101 268 32 68 12 5 2 25 10 7 20 44 .254
1980 153 549 79 150 16 11 6 53 20 7 53 78 .273
1981 98 339 40 77 19 1 2 29 10 10 41 43 .227
1982 119 437 64 125 19 3 10 60 23 7 38 48 .286
1983 144 547 76 129 19 6 5 41 40 7 48 78 .236
1984 63 170 18 38 6 0 1 10 4 6 14 31 .224
w/Royals 757 2459 319 625 94 28 26 228 120 50 229 346 .254
Career 907 2797 358 703 103 36 27 255 132 53 261 409 .251

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's U.L. Washington page

 
Notes
Also played for the Montreal Expos (1985) & the Pittsburgh Pirates (1986-87)
Coached in the Royals minor league system from 1992-99
 
 
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