Season Information
Team Name
1979 Kansas City Royals
League
American League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
85-77 (.525)   GBL: -3
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 7 / 12
Runs For/Against
851 / 816   Diff: +35
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
7
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1969-2020
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1979 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1979Kansas City RoyalsAmerican LeagueWestMLB1628577.525385181635272,261,8457Whitey HerzogRoyals Stadiumdnq
1979Omaha RoyalsAmerican AssociationWestAAA1366571.4787.5557621-6426157,2774Gordon MacKenzieJohnny Rosenblatt Stadiumdnq
1979Jacksonville SunsSouthern LeagueEasternAA1416972.489146266091736114,5464Joe JonesSam W. Wolfson Baseball Parkdnq
1979Fort Myers RoyalsFlorida State LeagueSouthernA+1386969.50020.5478455233559,1945Gene LamontTerry Park Ballfielddnq
1979Gulf Coast Royals BlueGulf Coast League-Rk532429.4539.5255303-485500Brian MurphyBaseball City Stadiumdnq
1979Gulf Coast Royals GoldGulf Coast League-Rk522923.5584325257683300Jose MartinezBaseball City Stadiumdnq
6 record(s)
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1979 Kansas City Royals

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    David AlbrightPLL22A+Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Hector ArroyoIFLR0A+Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    James Atkinson3BLR0AAGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    B
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mark BallingerPRR30MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Johnny BarnetteOFRR0RkGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    German Barranca2BLR22MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Ron BatterOFRR21AAFort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Roger BeguePBR20A+Fort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Buddy BiancalanaSS-2BBR19MLBFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Michael BiedenkappPLL0RkGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Phil BoldenPRR0RkGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Steve BraunOF-3BLR31MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Raymond Bresnahan2BRR0A+Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    George Brett3B-1BLR26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Mike BrewerOFRR19MLBGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Russell BurginOFRR0RkGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Steve BusbyPRR29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    C
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    James CanfieldPLL0RkGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    William CasboltPLL0AAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Craig ChamberlainPRR22MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Jacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Gary ChristensonPLL26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Junior Cooper3B-PRR0A+Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Jeff CornellPBR22MLBJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Al CowensOFRR27MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Jerry CramPRR31MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Dave Cripe3BRR28MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Todd CruzSS-3BRR23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Ken CvejdlikPRR22AAAOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    D
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mark DalyPRL24AAAOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    James DavidsonOFRR0A+Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Bob DetherageOFRR24MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Duane DeweyC-1BRR20AAAFort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Chris DiLorenzoPRR0AAFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Leon DoakOFRR0A+Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Rich DubeePBR21AAAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    E
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Craig EatonPRR24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    George EnrightCRR25MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Jim EschenIFBR29AAAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    F
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Daniel FischerPRR0AAAFort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    G
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rich GalePRR25MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Bob GangerPRR0AAJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Danny GarciaOF-1BLL25MLBJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Allan GarrayCRR20AGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Jim GaudetCRR24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Kevin GillenOFLL22AAAOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Robert Glass3BRR25AAFort Myers Royals (A+)DET
    Larry GrahekOFLL0AGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Ben GrzybekPLR21AAJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Larry GuraPBL31MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Duane GustavsonCRR24AAAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    H
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John HaleyOFRR0AAFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Atlee HammakerPBL21MLBFort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Steve HamrickPRL27AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Jacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Jeff HanslovanPLL0AAJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Elwaine HardtkePRR0A+Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Daryl HarperIFBR0AAFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    LaMart HarrisOFRR23AAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    David HasbachPRR27AAAFort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Kelly Heath2BRR21MLBJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Erik HendricksPRR0AAJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Moe Hill1B-OFRR32AAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    David HoggCRR22AAAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Al HraboskyPRL29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Clint HurdleOFLR21MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    I
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ulises Infante2BRR19AGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Tim Ireland2B-1BRR26MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Otis IrvinSSRR18AGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    J
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Patrick JacksonCRR0A+Fort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Charles Jansen2B-SSRR0RkGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Ron Johnson1BRR23MLBJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Mike JonesPLL19MLBJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    K
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rudy Kinard2BRR29AAAOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Ron KraussPLL17A+Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Ken KurtzPLL0A+Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    L
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    James Lackey---LL0A+Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Pete LaCock1B-OFLL27MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Bill LaskeyPRR21MLBJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    James LaughtonPRR0AGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Dennis LeonardPRR28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Tod LewisCRR0AAFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Jesse LuciousOFRR0RkGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Dave LuethySSRR0AAGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    M
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Renie MartinPRR23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA), Jacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Frank McCannIFRR25AAAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Randy McGilberryPBR25MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Hal McRaeOFRR33MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Mark Mennemier---RR0RkGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    William MillerPRR0A+Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Steve MingoriPLL35MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Dermot Moriarty1BLL0A+Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Michael MorleyPRL20AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Jacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Darryl MotleyOFRR19MLBFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    N
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jim NettlesOFLL32MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    O
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Lew OlsenPRR24AAAGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Mike OndinaOFLR25AAAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Amos OtisOFRR32MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    P
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mickey PalmerPBL0A+Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Darrell ParkerOFRR23AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Jacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Bill PaschallPRR25MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Freddie PatekSSRR34MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Craig Patterson2BRR22AAGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Marty PattinPRR36MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Russell PedersenOFRR0RkGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Ken Phelps1BLL24MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Craig PippinPRR21AAAFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Tom PoquetteOFLR27MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)BOS
    Cleveland PorterPBR0RkGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Darrell PorterCLR27MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Denny PorterCLR0A+Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Kenneth PourPRR0RkGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Raymond PrincePRR21A+Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Christopher PurdyCBR0RkGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Q
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jamie QuirkC-3BLR24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Dan QuisenberryPRR26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    R
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mickey Reichenbach1BLR0AAJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Eduardo RodriguezPRR27MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Julio RodriguezOFRR0A+Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Angel RosaOFLL0RkGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Mark RyalOFLL19MLBFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Frank RyanPRR0A+Fort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    S
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Edmund SanfordPRR22AAGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Jeff SchattingerPLR23MLBJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+)---
    George Scott1BRR35MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)BOS, NYA
    Pat SheridanOFLR21MLBFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Luis SilverioOFRR22MLBGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    John SkinnerPLR21AAJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Ronald SmithPRR0A+Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Ronald Snider1BLL0RkGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Paul SplittorffPLL32MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Daniel St. ClairPRR0AAAGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    T
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jerry TerrellSS-3BRR32MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    George ThroopPRR28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)HOU, HOU
    Tim TimlinPRR22A+Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Raul TovarOFRR20AAAFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Rob TownleyOFRR0A+Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Ira Turner1BRR0AAFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Jeff TwittyPLL21MLBJacksonville Suns (AA), Fort Myers Royals (A+), Gulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    V
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Walt VanderbushPLR20AAAGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    John VercoePLL20AGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Tony VilaPBR21A+Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Curtis VoylesPRR0AAGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Keith Vranesh3BRR0AGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    W
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    U.L. WashingtonSSBR25MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    John WathanC-1BRR29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Dennis WebbOFLR0AAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Brad Wellman2B-SSRR19MLBGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Phil Westendorf1BRR0AAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Claude WestmorelandOFRR26AAAJacksonville Suns (AA)LAN
    Frank White2BRR28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Daniel WieserSSBR0AAAFort Myers Royals (A+)---
    Larry WilliamsPRR0AAGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Willie WilsonOFBR23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Brian WoodworthPRR23A+Gulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Marvell WynneOFLL19MLBGulf Coast Royals Blue (Rk)---
    Y
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    William YarbroughIFRR22AAJacksonville Suns (AA)---
    Vin YuhasPRR18AAAGulf Coast Royals Gold (Rk)---
    Z
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Joe ZdebOFRR26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    157 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached