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20* FRANK WHITE (Franchise player #0078 - 1973-07)

Position: OF

Frank White

Frank White, Jr.
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: September 4, 1950 in Greenville, MS
Acquired: July 2, 1970: Signed by the Kansas City Royals as an amateur free agent (member of the inaugural class at the Royals Baseball Academy)

Departed: November 5, 1990: Granted free agency

MLB Debut: June 12, 1973
Final MLB Game: September 30, 1990
Royals Debut: June 12, 1973
Final Royals Game:
September 30, 1990
 

Awards & Achievements
AL Gold Glove Award: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1987
AL All-Star: 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1986
1980 ALCS MVP
1986 AL Silver Slugger Award
Royals Player of the Month: August 1976, July 1977, September 1979, June 1983, April 1986, June 1988
Royals Player of the Year: 1983 & 1986
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1973 51 139 20 31 6 1 0 5 3 1 8 23 .223
1974 99 204 19 45 6 3 1 18 3 4 5 33 .221
1975 111 304 43 76 10 2 7 36 11 3 20 39 .250
1976 152 446 39 102 17 6 2 46 20 11 19 42 .229
1977 152 474 59 116 21 5 5 50 23 5 25 67 .245
1978 143 461 66 127 24 6 7 50 13 10 26 59 .275
1979 127 467 73 124 26 4 10 48 28 8 25 54 .266
1980 154 560 70 148 23 4 7 60 19 6 19 69 .264
1981 94 364 35 91 17 1 9 38 4 2 19 50 .250
1982 145 524 71 156 45 6 11 56 10 7 16 65 .298
1983 146 549 52 143 35 6 11 77 13 5 20 51 .260
1984 129 479 58 130 22 5 17 56 5 5 27 72 .271
1985 149 563 62 140 25 1 22 69 10 4 28 86 .249
1986 151 566 76 154 37 3 22 84 4 4 43 88 .272
1987 154 563 67 138 32 2 17 78 1 3 51 86 .245
1988 150 537 48 126 25 1 8 58 7 3 21 67 .235
1989 135 418 34 107 22 1 2 36 3 2 30 52 .256
1990 82 241 20 52 14 1 2 21 1 0 10 32 .216
Career 2324 7859 912 2006 407 58 160 886 178 83 412 1035 .255

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Frank White page

* wore #19 in 1973

 
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