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Former Royal Pitcher, Broadcaster, Paul Splittorff Has Died

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Sad news in Kansas City today, as former Royals pitcher and longtime broadcaster Paul Splitorff has died.

According to Royal spokesman David Holtzman, he died at his home in Blue Springs. Splitt was ill for some time.

Split pitched for the Royals for fifteen seasons from 1970-1984. He is the team's all time leader in wins and a member of the Royals Hall of Fame.

Year Age Tm W L ERA G GS CG SHO IP ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB Awards
1970 23 KCR 0 1 7.27 2 1 0 0 8.2 54 2.423 16.6 1.0 5.2 10.4 2.00
1971 24 KCR 8 9 2.68 22 22 6 3 144.1 128 1.136 8.0 0.2 2.2 5.0 2.29 RoY-5
1972 25 KCR 12 12 3.13 35 33 12 2 216.0 97 1.185 7.9 0.5 2.8 5.8 2.09
1973 26 KCR 20 11 3.98 38 38 12 3 262.0 102 1.363 9.6 0.7 2.7 3.8 1.41
1974 27 KCR 13 19 4.10 36 36 8 1 226.0 93 1.447 10.0 0.9 3.0 3.6 1.20
1975 28 KCR 9 10 3.17 35 23 6 3 159.0 122 1.333 8.8 0.6 3.2 4.3 1.36
1976 29 KCR 11 8 3.97 26 23 5 1 158.2 89 1.437 9.6 0.6 3.3 3.3 1.00
1977 30 KCR 16 6 3.69 37 37 6 2 229.0 110 1.424 9.6 0.4 3.3 3.9 1.19
1978 31 KCR 19 13 3.40 39 38 13 2 262.0 113 1.160 8.4 0.8 2.1 2.6 1.27 CYA-7
1979 32 KCR 15 17 4.24 36 35 11 0 240.0 101 1.354 9.3 0.9 2.9 2.9 1.00
1980 33 KCR 14 11 4.15 34 33 4 0 204.0 98 1.368 10.4 0.8 1.9 2.3 1.23
1981 34 KCR 5 5 4.36 21 15 1 0 99.0 83 1.354 10.1 1.1 2.1 4.4 2.09
1982 35 KCR 10 10 4.28 29 28 0 0 162.0 96 1.377 9.2 0.8 3.2 4.1 1.30
1983 36 KCR 13 8 3.63 27 27 4 0 156.0 112 1.353 9.2 0.5 3.0 3.5 1.17
1984 37 KCR 1 3 7.71 12 3 0 0 28.0 53 2.036 15.1 1.0 3.2 1.3 0.40
15 Seasons 166 143 3.81 429 392 88 17 2554.2 101 1.340 9.3 0.7 2.7 3.7 1.36
162 Game Avg. 14 12 3.81 36 32 7 1 212 101 1.340 9.3 0.7 2.7 3.7 1.36
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 5/25/2011.