Season Information
Team Name
1997 Kansas City Royals
League
American League
Division
Central
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
67-94 (.416)   GBL: -19
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 13 / 27
Runs For/Against
747 / 820   Diff: -73
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
22
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
9
Years Active
1969-2020
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1997 Kansas City Royals Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    17Kevin Appier299P6-2200RR1967-12-06Lancaster,CA
    1987-  1-   9-KCA
    MLB1989-20041987-20060.000US
    41Tim Belcher3511P6-3225RR1961-10-19Mount Gilead,OH
    1984-  1-   1-NYA
    MLB1987-20001984-20000.000US
    28Jay Bell3112SS-2B6-0182RR1965-12-11Valparaiso,FL
    1984-  1-   8-MIN
    MLB1986-20031984-20030.000US
    39Yamil Benitez253OF-LF6-2195RR1972-05-10San Juan,PR
    1989-  0-   0-MON
    MLB1995-19981990-20020.000PR
    57Brian Bevil252P6-4225RR1971-09-05Houston,TX
    1990- 30- 817-KCA
    MLB1996-19981991-19980.000US
    27Ricky Bones287P-OF6-0202RR1969-04-07Salinas,PR
    1986-  0-   0-SDN
    MLB1991-20011986-20030.000PR
    58Hector Carrasco274P6-2220RR1969-10-22San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1988-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB1994-20071988-20120.000DR
    45Larry Casian318P6-0175RL1965-10-28Lynwood,CA
    1987-  6- 139-MIN
    MLB1990-19981984-19980.000US
    38Jim Converse254P5-9180LR1971-08-17San Francisco,CA
    1990- 16- 431-SEA
    MLB1993-19971990-20000.000US
    14Scott Cooper2973B-1B6-3200LR1967-10-13St. Louis,MO
    1986-  3-  69-BOS
    MLB1990-19971986-19980.000US
    18Johnny Damon233CF-LF6-2190LL1973-11-05Fort Riley,KS
    1992-  1-  35-KCA
    MLB1995-20121992-20120.000US
    44Chili Davis3717OF-DH6-3210BR1960-01-17Kingston,JM
    1977- 11- 270-SFN
    MLB1981-19991978-19990.000JM
    52Roland De La Maza251P-OF6-2195RR1971-11-09Granada Hills,CA
    1993- 15- 419-CLE
    MLB1997-19971993-19990.000US
    24Jermaine Dye232RF-OF6-5220RR1974-01-28Vacaville,CA
    1993- 17- 488-ATL
    MLB1996-20091993-20090.000US
    26Sal Fasano252C-1B6-2230RR1971-08-10Chicago,IL
    1993- 37-1029-KCA
    MLB1996-20081993-20090.000US
    42Tom Goodwin287OF-CF6-1175LR1968-07-27Fresno,CA
    1989-  1-  22-LAN
    MLB1991-20041989-20050.000US
    43Shane Halter271SS-3B6-0180RR1969-11-08La Plata,MD
    1991-  5- 132-KCA
    MLB1997-20041991-20050.000US
    33Chris Haney287P-2B6-3210LL1968-11-16Baltimore,MD
    1990-  2-  51-MON
    MLB1991-20021990-20020.000US
    2Jed Hansen2412B-OF6-1195RR1972-08-19Tacoma,WA
    1994-  2-  50-KCA
    MLB1997-19991992-20060.000US
    6David Howard307SS-2B6-0175BR1967-02-26Sarasota,FL
    1986- 32- 774-KCA
    MLB1991-19991987-20010.000US
    45Jason Jacome264P6-1185LL1970-11-24Tulsa,OK
    1991- 12- 329-NYN
    MLB1994-19981991-20090.000US
    7Jeff King3293B-1B6-1188RR1964-12-26Marion,IN
    1986-  1-   1-PIT
    MLB1989-19991986-19990.000US
    36Ryan Long2413B-OF6-2215RR1973-02-03Houston,TX
    1991-  2-  45-KCA
    MLB1997-19971991-20000.000US
    15Mike MacFarlane3311C-DH6-1210RR1964-04-12Stockton,CA
    1985-  4-  97-KCA
    MLB1987-19991985-19990.000US
    36Felix Martinez231SS-2B6-0180BR1974-05-18Nagua,DR
    1993- 29- 825-OAK
    MLB1997-20011993-20090.000DR
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    56Allen McDill251P6-0155LL1971-08-23Greenville,MS
    1992- 20- 553-NYN
    MLB1997-20011992-20020.000US
    21Jeff Montgomery3511P5-11175RR1962-01-07Wellston,OH
    1983-  9- 212-CIN
    MLB1987-19991983-19990.000US
    31Rod Myers242OF-CF6-1190LL1973-01-14Conroe,TX
    1991- 13- 340-KCA
    MLB1996-19971991-20030.000US
    22Jon Nunnally253OF-RF5-10190LR1971-11-09Pelham,NC
    1992-  3-  70-CLE
    MLB1995-20001992-20060.000US
    30Jose Offerman288SS-2B6-0190BR1968-11-08San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1986-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1990-20051988-20090.000DR
    48Gregg Olson3010P6-4208RR1966-10-11Scribner,NE
    1988-  1-   4-BAL
    MLB1988-20011986-20010.000US
    16Dean Palmer2883B-DH6-1210RR1968-12-27Tallahassee,FL
    1986-  3-  59-TEX
    MLB1989-20031986-20030.000US
    12Craig Paquette2853B-1B6-0190RR1969-03-08Long Beach,CA
    1989-  8- 218-OAK
    MLB1993-20031989-20070.000US
    52Mike Perez328P6-0187RR1964-10-19Yauco,PR
    1986- 12- 312-SLN
    MLB1990-19971986-19970.000PR
    35Hipolito Pichardo276P6-1195RR1969-08-22Esperanza,DR
    1987-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1992-20021988-20040.000DR
    34Jim Pittsley232P6-7220RR1974-04-03DuBois,PA
    1992-  1-  17-KCA
    MLB1995-19991992-19990.000US
    1Bip Roberts33112B-OF5-7165BR1963-10-27Berkeley,CA
    1982-  1-  13-PIT
    MLB1986-19981982-19980.000US
    50Jose Rosado222P6-0185LL1974-11-09Jersey City,NJ
    1994- 12- 331-KCA
    MLB1996-20001994-20000.000US
    53Glendon Rusch221P6-1200LL1974-11-07Seattle,WA
    1993- 17- 469-KCA
    MLB1997-20091993-20090.000US
    49Jose Santiago221P6-3215RR1974-11-05Fajardo,PR
    1994- 70-1627-KCA
    MLB1997-20051994-20080.000PR
    46Scott Service307P6-6240RR1967-02-26Cincinnati,OH
    1985-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1988-20041986-20040.000US
    2Tim Spehr306C-1B6-2200RR1966-07-02Excelsior Springs,MO
    1988-  5- 127-KCA
    MLB1991-19991988-20010.000US
    63Andy Stewart261C-1B5-11205RR1970-12-05Oshawa,ON
    1989-  0-   0-KCA
    MLB1997-19971990-20040.000CA
    22Larry Sutton2711B-OF6-0185LL1970-05-14West Covina,CA
    1992- 21- 582-KCA
    MLB1997-20041989-20040.000US
    29Mike Sweeney233DH-1B6-2215RR1973-07-22Orange,CA
    1991- 10- 262-KCA
    MLB1995-20101991-20100.000US
    51Randy Veres316P6-3210RR1965-11-25Sacramento,CA
    1985-  1-   2-MIL
    MLB1989-19971985-19970.000US
    31Joe Vitiello2731B-DH6-3230RR1970-04-11Cambridge,MA
    1991-  1-   7-KCA
    MLB1995-20031991-20040.000US
    57Jamie Walker251P6-2190LL1971-07-01McMinnville,TN
    1992- 10- 265-HOU
    MLB1997-20091991-20090.000US
    56Matt Whisenant261P6-3215RL1971-06-08Los Angeles,CA
    1989- 18- 456-PHI
    MLB1997-20001990-20010.000US
    46Mike Williams286P6-2204RR1968-07-29Radford,VA
    1990- 14- 374-PHI
    MLB1992-20031990-20030.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    49Mitch Williams3211P6-4205LL1964-11-17Santa Ana,CA
    1982-  8- 187-SDN
    MLB1986-19971982-20020.000US
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system