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1998 Kansas City RoyalsPayroll Summary
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Hipolito Pichardo earned $2,150,000 for the 1998 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record72-89 (3rd in American League Central)League Rank11thMLB Rank23rd
ManagerTony MuserGeneral ManagerHerk Robinson
CoachesTom Burgmeier (Bullpen Coach), Rich Dauer (Third Base Coach), Bruce Kison (Pitching Coach), Tom Poquette (Hitting Coach), Jamie Quirk (Bench Coach), Frank White (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJeff Austin (#4)
Payroll$32,912,500
Attendance1,494,875
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 79-84 ... Wichita Wranglers (AA) 75-65 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 86-54 ... Lansing Lugnuts (A) 71-69 ... Spokane Indians (A-) 47-29 ... Gulf Coast Royals (Rk) 32-28 ...
Years Available1969-2018

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Payroll Data for 1998 Kansas City Royals

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls 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)
Jermaine AllensworthCF6-0 190 R-R 1972-01-11 26Anderson,Indiana MLB1991-20081996-1999
1993- 1-  34-PIT
260,00054718  
Kevin AppierP6-2 200 R-R 1967-12-06 30Lancaster,California MLB1987-20061989-2004
1987- 1-   9-KCA
4,800,000692  
Brian BarberP6-1 190 R-R 1973-03-04 25Hamilton,Ohio MLB1991-20001995-1999
1991- 1-  22-SLN
175,00075734  
Tim BelcherP6-3 225 R-R 1961-10-19 36Mount Gilead,Ohio MLB1984-20001987-2000
1984- 1-   1-NYA
2,300,0001895  
Carlos BeltranRF6-1 190 B-R 1977-04-24 21Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1995-20171998-2017
1995- 2-  49-KCA
170,00081243Retired  
Brian BevilP6-4 225 R-R 1971-09-05 26Houston,Texas MLB1990-19981996-1998
1990-30- 817-KCA
175,00075735  
Ricky BonesP6-0 202 R-R 1969-04-07 29Salinas,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20031991-2001
1986-   UDFA-SDN
400,00046416  
Dee BrownLF6-0 215 L-R 1978-03-27 20Bronx,New York MLB1996-20111998-2007
1996- 1-  14-KCA
170,00081242  
Tim ByrdakP5-11 180 L-L 1973-10-31 24Oak Lawn,Illinois MLB1994-20131998-2013
1994- 5- 135-KCA
170,00081247Free Agent  
Jeff Conine1B-LF6-1 220 R-R 1966-06-27 32Tacoma,Washington MLB1985-20071990-2007
1987-58-1226-KCA
2,240,0001956  
Johnny DamonLF6-2 190 L-L 1973-11-05 24Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1992-20121995-2012
1992- 1-  35-KCA
460,00043813Free Agent  
Jermaine DyeRF6-5 220 R-R 1974-01-28 24Vacaville,California MLB1993-20091996-2009
1993-17- 488-ATL
230,00059822  
Bart EvansP6-2 210 R-R 1970-12-30 27Springfield,Missouri MLB1992-20001998-1998
1992- 9- 246-KCA
170,00081248  
Sal FasanoC6-2 230 R-R 1971-08-10 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1992-20091996-2008
1993-37-1029-KCA
175,00075733  
Carlos Febles2B5-11 185 R-R 1976-05-24 22El Seybo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20041998-2003
1993-   UDFA-KCA
170,00081244  
Jeremy GiambiRF-LF6-0 200 L-L 1974-09-30 23San Jose,California MLB1994-20051998-2003
1996- 6- 169-KCA
170,00081245  
Shane HalterSS-3B6-0 180 R-R 1969-11-08 28La Plata,Maryland MLB1991-20051997-2004
1991- 5- 132-KCA
200,00066530  
Chris HaneyP6-3 210 L-L 1968-11-16 29Baltimore,Maryland MLB1988-20021991-2002
1990- 2-  51-MON
1,800,0002229  
Jed Hansen2B6-1 195 R-R 1972-08-19 25Tacoma,Washington MLB1992-20061997-1999
1994- 2-  50-KCA
172,50079037  
Chris HatcherLF6-3 220 R-R 1969-01-07 29Anaheim,California MLB1990-20021998-1998
1990- 3-  88-HOU
170,00081249  
Jeff King3B-1B6-1 188 R-R 1964-12-26 33Marion,Indiana MLB1984-19991989-1999
1986- 1-   1-PIT
4,000,000913  
Scott Leius3B6-3 208 R-R 1965-09-24 32Yonkers,New York MLB1986-19991990-1999
1986-13- 325-MIN
180,00073332  
Mendy LopezSS-2B6-2 190 R-R 1974-10-15 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1994-20131998-2004
1992-   UDFA-KCA
170,00081246  
Mike MacFarlaneC6-1 210 R-R 1964-04-12 34Stockton,California MLB1983-19991987-1999
1985- 4-  97-KCA
725,00036412  
Shane MackLF-CF6-0 190 R-R 1963-12-07 34Los Angeles,California MLB1982-19981987-1998
1984- 1-  11-SDN
450,00044014  
Felix MartinezSS6-0 180 B-R 1974-05-18 24Nagua,Dom Rep MLB1993-20091997-2001
1993-29- 825-OAK
170,00081241  
Allen McDillP6-0 155 L-L 1971-08-23 26Greenville,Mississippi MLB1992-20021997-2001
1992-20- 553-NYN
170,00081240  
Jeff MontgomeryP5-11 175 R-R 1962-01-07 36Wellston,Ohio MLB1983-19991987-1999
1983- 9- 212-CIN
2,800,0001604  
Hal Morris1B6-2 195 L-L 1965-04-09 33Fort Rucker,Alabama MLB1986-20001988-2000
1986- 8- 210-NYA
1,400,00026810  
Jose OffermanSS-2B6-0 190 B-R 1968-11-08 29San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20091990-2005
1986-   UDFA-LAN
2,000,0002058  
Hector OrtizC6-0 205 R-R 1969-10-14 28Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1988-20051998-2002
1988-35- 894-LAN
170,00081239  
Dean Palmer3B6-1 210 R-R 1968-12-27 29Tallahassee,Florida MLB1986-20031989-2003
1986- 3-  59-TEX
5,825,000351  
Terry Pendleton3B5-9 195 B-R 1960-07-16 37Los Angeles,California MLB1982-19981984-1998
1982- 7- 179-SLN
425,00045215  
Hipolito PichardoP6-1 195 R-R 1969-08-22 28Esperanza,Dom Rep MLB1988-20041992-2002
1987-   UDFA-KCA
2,150,0001997  
Jim PittsleyP6-7 220 R-R 1974-04-03 24DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1992-19991995-1999
1992- 1-  17-KCA
215,00063326  
Pat RappP6-3 215 R-R 1967-07-13 30Jennings,Louisiana MLB1988-20011992-2001
1989-15- 388-SFN
800,00034111  
Danny RiosP6-2 192 R-R 1972-11-11 25Madrid,Spain MLB1993-20081997-1998
1990-72-1456-NYA
170,00081250  
Luis RiveraSS5-9 175 R-R 1964-01-03 34Cidra,Puerto Rico MLB1982-19981986-1998
1981-   UDFA-MON
245,00057219  
Jose RosadoP6-0 185 L-L 1974-11-09 23Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1994-20001996-2000
1994-12- 331-KCA
242,50058020  
Glendon RuschP6-1 200 L-L 1974-11-07 23Seattle,Washington MLB1993-20091997-2009
1993-17- 469-KCA
220,00062725  
Jose SantiagoP6-3 215 R-R 1974-11-05 23Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1994-20081997-2005
1994-70-1627-KCA
170,00081238  
Scott ServiceP6-6 240 R-R 1967-02-26 31Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1986-20041988-2004
1985-   UDFA-PHI
230,00059823  
Tim SpehrC6-2 200 R-R 1966-07-02 31Excelsior Springs,Missouri MLB1988-20011991-1999
1988- 5- 127-KCA
285,00052617  
Jeff SuppanP6-2 210 R-R 1975-01-02 23Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1993-20121995-2012
1993- 2-  49-BOS
214,00064328Retired  
Larry Sutton1B-RF6-0 185 L-L 1970-05-14 28West Covina,California MLB1989-20041997-2004
1992-21- 582-KCA
172,50079036  
Mike Sweeney1B-C6-2 215 R-R 1973-07-22 24Orange,California MLB1991-20101995-2010
1991-10- 262-KCA
230,00059821  
Chris TurnerC6-3 200 R-R 1969-03-23 29Bowling Green,Kentucky MLB1991-20001993-2000
1991- 7- 194-CAL
170,00081251  
Joe Vitiello1B-LF6-3 230 R-R 1970-04-11 28Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1989-20041995-2003
1991- 1-   7-KCA
225,00061024  
Jamie WalkerP6-2 190 L-L 1971-07-01 26McMinnville,Tennessee MLB1990-20091997-2009
1992-10- 265-HOU
205,00065729  
Matt WhisenantP6-3 215 R-L 1971-06-08 27Los Angeles,California MLB1990-20011997-2000
1989-18- 456-PHI
185,00070931  
Ernie YoungCF-RF6-1 234 R-R 1969-07-08 28Chicago,Illinois MLB1988-20071994-2004
1990-10- 289-OAK
215,00063327