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1987 Kansas City Royals Payroll Details

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  • The team payroll $ value represents the starting payroll on opening day.
  • The list includes all players who played at least 1 game for this team for this season and may not include all players added after opening day. For these players, the assumption is that they earned the minimum MLB salary.
  • Centiles: All players for a given year are divided into 100 groups based on a sorted list of salaries. The top 1% of salaries are in centile #100. The lowest centile is ~20 since most players below this value are making the league minimum.
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    1987 Kansas City Royals Payroll Metrics
    PlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoSalaryTeam RankMLB RankCentileLeague MinLeague Avg
    Rick AndersonP6-0175R-R30CHA: 1980-8-179$ 60,000295950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Steve Balboni1B6-3235R-R30NYA: 1978-2-52$ 625,000816577$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Juan BeniquezOF5-11165R-R37Not drafted$ 430,0001322469$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B5-11160B-R27KCA: 1978-1-25$ 60,000305950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Bud BlackP6-2185L-L30SEA: 1979-17-417$ 600,000917775$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Thad BosleyOF6-3175L-L30CAL: 1974-4-82$ 457,5001121770$ 60,000$ 344,906
    George Brett3B-1B6-0205L-R34KCA: 1971-2-29$ 2,055,00014100$ 60,000$ 344,906
    John DavisP6-7215R-R24KCA: 1981-7-178$ 62,5002551323$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Jim EisenreichRF-LF5-11195L-L28MIN: 1980-16-402$ 72,5002248232$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Steve FarrP5-11200R-R30Not drafted$ 60,000315950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Gene GarberP5-10175R-R39PIT: 1965-20-382$ 786,667611285$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Jerry Don GleatonP6-3210L-L29TEX: 1979-1-17$ 95,0002042840$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Mark GubiczaP6-5210R-R24KCA: 1981-2-34$ 450,0001221869$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Dave GumpertP6-1190R-R29UDFA$ 60,000325950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Ed HearnC6-3215R-R26PHI: 1978-4-101$ 76,0002146534$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Bo JacksonLF-CF6-1225R-R24KCA: 1986-4-105$ 330,0001426363$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Danny JacksonP6-0195R-L25KCA: 1982-1-1$ 225,0001531755$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Ross JonesSS6-2185R-R27LAN: 1980-1-9$ 65,0002350128$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Charlie LeibrandtP6-3200R-L30CIN: 1978-9-225$ 850,00058788$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Mike MacFarlaneC6-1210R-R23KCA: 1985-4-97$ 60,000335950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Scotti Madison3B-C5-11195B-R27MIN: 1980-3-64$ 60,000345950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Hal McRaeOF5-11185R-R41CIN: 1965-6-117$ 60,000355950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Jorge Orta2B-OF5-10170L-R36Not drafted$ 60,000365950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Larry OwenC5-11185R-R32ATL: 1977-17-420$ 100,0001840841$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Bill Pecota3B-SS6-2195R-R27KCA: 1981-10-234$ 62,5002651318$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Melido PerezP6-4180R-R21Not drafted$ 60,000375950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Jamie QuirkC-3B6-4200L-R32KCA: 1972-1-18$ 200,0001633253$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Dan QuisenberryP6-2185R-R34UDFA$ 1,262,35033296$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Bret SaberhagenP6-1200R-R23KCA: 1982-19-480$ 740,000713282$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Angel SalazarSS6-0173R-R25Not drafted$ 100,0001940840$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Kevin Seitzer3B-1B5-11180R-R25KCA: 1983-11-283$ 62,5002751317$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Bob ShirleyP5-11185R-L33SDN: 1976-1-8$ 60,000385950$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R31PHI: 1974-1-3$ 500,0001020671$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Bob StoddardP6-1200R-R30SEA: 1978-10-240$ 65,0002450128$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Danny TartabullRF6-1205R-R24CIN: 1980-3-71$ 145,0001737147$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Gary ThurmanRF-LF5-10165R-R22KCA: 1983-1-21$ 62,5002851317$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Frank White2B5-11175R-R36Not drafted$ 875,00048389$ 60,000$ 344,906
    Willie WilsonOF6-3195B-R31LAN: 1974-16-381$ 1,389,70622298$ 60,000$ 344,906


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