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1987 Kansas City RoyalsPayroll Summary
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George Brett earned $2,055,000 for the 1987 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record83-79 (2nd in American League West)League Rank6thMLB Rank11th
BallparkRoyals Stadium
ManagerBilly Gardner,John WathanGeneral ManagerJohn Schuerholz
CoachesGary Blaylock (Pitching Coach), Joe Jones (First Base Coach), Jose Martinez (Third Base Coach), Hal McRae (Hitting Coach), Ed Napoleon (Bench Coach), Jimmie Schaffer (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKevin Appier (#9)
Attendance2,392,471 (Rank: 7th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 64-76 ... Memphis Chicks (AA) 72-71 ... Fort Myers Royals (A+) 54-87 ... Appleton Foxes (A) 71-69 ... Eugene Emeralds (A-) 45-30 ... Gulf Coast Royals (Rk) 40-23 ...
Years Available1969-2019

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Payroll Data for 1987 Kansas City Royals

TopNEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Rick AndersonP6-0 175 R-R 1956-11-29 30Everett,Washington MLB1976-19881986-1988
1980- 8- 179-CHA
60,00059529  
Steve Balboni1B6-3 235 R-R 1957-01-16 30Brockton,Massachusetts MLB1977-19931981-1993
1978- 2-  52-NYA
625,0001658  
Juan BeniquezOF5-11 165 R-R 1950-05-13 37San Sebastian,Puerto Rico MLB1969-19881971-1988
1968-   UDFA-BOS
430,00022413  
Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B5-11 160 B-R 1960-02-02 27Larkspur,California MLB1978-19881982-1987
1978- 1-  25-KCA
60,00059530  
Bud BlackP6-2 185 L-L 1957-06-30 30San Mateo,California MLB1978-19951981-1995
1979-17- 417-SEA
600,0001779  
Thad BosleyOF6-3 175 L-L 1956-09-17 30Oceanside,California MLB1974-19901977-1990
1974- 4-  82-CAL
457,50021711  
George Brett3B-1B6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 34Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993
1971- 2-  29-KCA
2,055,00041  
John DavisP6-7 215 R-R 1963-01-05 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1981-19951987-1990
1981- 7- 178-KCA
62,50051325  
Jim EisenreichRF-LF5-11 195 L-L 1959-04-18 28St. Cloud,Minnesota MLB1980-19981982-1998
1980-16- 402-MIN
72,50048222  
Steve FarrP5-11 200 R-R 1956-12-12 30La Plata,Maryland MLB1977-19941984-1994
1976-   UDFA-PIT
60,00059531  
Gene GarberP5-10 175 R-R 1947-11-13 39Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19881969-1988
1965-20- 382-PIT
786,6671126  
Jerry Don GleatonP6-3 210 L-L 1957-09-14 29Brownwood,Texas MLB1979-19931979-1992
1979- 1-  17-TEX
95,00042820  
Mark GubiczaP6-5 210 R-R 1962-08-14 24Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1981-19971984-1997
1981- 2-  34-KCA
450,00021812  
Dave GumpertP6-1 190 R-R 1958-05-05 29South Haven,Michigan MLB1981-19871982-1987
1980-   UDFA-DET
60,00059532  
Ed HearnC6-3 215 R-R 1960-08-23 26Stuart,Florida MLB1978-19901986-1988
1978- 4- 101-PHI
76,00046521  
Bo JacksonLF-CF6-1 225 R-R 1962-11-30 24Bessemer,Alabama MLB1983-19941986-1994
1986- 4- 105-KCA
330,00026314  
Danny JacksonP6-0 195 R-L 1962-01-05 25San Antonio,Texas MLB1981-19971983-1997
1982- 1-   1-KCA
225,00031715  
Ross JonesSS6-2 185 R-R 1960-01-14 27Miami,Florida MLB1979-19891984-1987
1980- 1-   9-LAN
65,00050123  
Charlie LeibrandtP6-3 200 R-L 1956-10-04 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1977-19931979-1993
1978- 9- 225-CIN
850,000875  
Mike MacFarlaneC6-1 210 R-R 1964-04-12 23Stockton,California MLB1983-19991987-1999
1985- 4-  97-KCA
60,00059533  
Scotti Madison3B-C5-11 195 B-R 1959-09-12 27Pensacola,Florida MLB1977-19891985-1989
1980- 3-  64-MIN
60,00059534  
Hal McRaeOF5-11 185 R-R 1945-07-10 41Avon Park,Florida MLB1965-19871968-1987
1965- 6- 117-CIN
60,00059535  
Jorge Orta2B-OF5-10 170 L-R 1950-11-26 36Mazatlan,Mexico MLB1968-19871972-1987
1971-   UDFA-CHA
60,00059536  
Larry OwenC5-11 185 R-R 1955-05-31 32Cleveland,Ohio MLB1977-19881981-1988
1977-17- 420-ATL
100,00040818  
Bill Pecota3B-SS6-2 195 R-R 1960-02-16 27Redwood City,California MLB1981-19941986-1994
1981-10- 234-KCA
62,50051326  
Melido PerezP6-4 180 R-R 1966-02-15 21San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1984-19961987-1995
1983-   UDFA-KCA
60,00059537  
Jamie QuirkC-3B6-4 200 L-R 1954-10-22 32Whittier,California MLB1972-19921975-1992
1972- 1-  18-KCA
200,00033216  
Dan QuisenberryP6-2 185 R-R 1953-02-07 34Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19901979-1990
1975-   UDFA-KCA
1,262,350323  
Bret SaberhagenP6-1 200 R-R 1964-04-11 23Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1983-20011984-2001
1982-19- 480-KCA
740,0001327  
Angel SalazarSS6-0 173 R-R 1961-11-04 25Anaco,Venezuela MLB1980-19911983-1988
1980-   UDFA-MON
100,00040819  
Kevin Seitzer3B-1B5-11 180 R-R 1962-03-26 25Springfield,Illinois MLB1983-19971986-1997
1983-11- 283-KCA
62,50051327  
Bob ShirleyP5-11 185 R-L 1954-06-25 33Cushing,Oklahoma MLB1973-19881977-1987
1976- 1-   8-SDN
60,00059538  
Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9 170 R-R 1955-12-22 31Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19941978-1994
1974- 1-   3-PHI
500,00020610  
Bob StoddardP6-1 200 R-R 1957-03-08 30San Jose,California MLB1978-19951981-1987
1978-10- 240-SEA
65,00050124  
Danny TartabullRF6-1 205 R-R 1962-10-30 24Miami,Florida MLB1980-19971984-1997
1980- 3-  71-CIN
145,00037117  
Gary ThurmanRF-LF5-10 165 R-R 1964-11-12 22Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1983-19981987-1997
1983- 1-  21-KCA
62,50051328  
Frank White2B5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 36Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990
1970-   UDFA-KCA
875,000834  
Willie WilsonOF6-3 195 B-R 1955-07-09 31Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-20091976-1994
1974-16- 381-LAN
1,389,706222