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Amos Otis Amos Otis

Centerfielder Right-handed New York Mets 1967-69; Kansas City Royals 1970-1983; Pittsburgh Pirates 1984

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Amos Otis starred for the Kansas City Royals for 14 seasons. During his tenure he won three 'Gold Gloves' and three times was named Royals Player of the Year. In his first year with the Royals, Amos Otis tied for the league lead in doubles with 36 and in the 1976 led the AL. This popular player had the fans cheering 'AO AO' whenever he was at bat.

In 1976, speedy Amos Otis stole 5 bases in a single game and led the AL with 52 stolen bases. He batted over .300 twice and his high in homers was 26 in 1973. Otis starred on four Royals' division titles and led all players in the 1980 World Series with 11 hits.

Amos Otis career stats: 1998 games, .277 BA, he hit 374 doubles, 66 T, 193 HR's, scored 1092 runs and ended with 2020 hits in 7299 at bats. He stole 341 career bases and was caught stealing 93 times. archives stats

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