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Mark Gubicza

Inducted 2006
Pitcher 1984-1996

Always taking to the mound with great tenacity, fire and stamina, Gubicza anchored the Royals pitching staff for over a decade. He was named Royals Pitcher of the Year two times and by the end of his career had recorded the second-most innings pitched in club history (2,218.2). After his 13 seasons, Gubicza was also the Royals all-time strikeout leader (1,366). On Aug. 27, 1988, the two-time All-Star set a franchise record with 14 strikeouts in a single game. His 132 career wins gave him the third-most ever collected by a Royals pitcher.

  • POSITION: Pitcher
  • BATS: Right
  • THROWS: Right
  • HEIGHT: 6'6
  • WEIGHT: 215
  • BORN: August 14, 1962 in Philadelphia, Pa.
  • HOW ACQUIRED: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 1981 amateur draft.
  • SIGNED: June 15, 1981
  • DEBUT: April 6, 1984
  • FINAL GAME: April 11, 1997
Royals Career Statistics
W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO WHIP
132 135 3.91 382 327 42 16 2 2218.2 2226 1050 965 783 1366 1.356