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1971 Kansas City RoyalsOrganizational Roster
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Greg Minton played in the Kansas City Royals organization in 1971
The Org Roster is a list of all players who played at least one game for the Kansas City Royals organization in 1971. This includes the Major League parent team and the minor league affiliates. Players who played on more than one of these teams will be listed with all teams.

Minor League Affiliates Affiliate History

Team NameRosterLeague NameLevelGWLPctGBLRkRFRADiffManagerBallpark
Kansas City RoyalsStats -- RosterAmerican LeagueMLB1618576.52816.02603566+37Bob LemonMunicipal Stadium
Organizational Totals:1618576.528603566+37

Team History -- 1971 Statistics -- 1971 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

1971 Organizational Org Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Major Leaguers Active Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
Player NamePosTeam(s)Ht Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
Ted AbernathyPKC Royals (MLB)
6-4 215 R-R 1933-03-06 38Stanley,North Carolina MLB1952-19721955-1972   (MLB)
Norm AngeliniPElmira (AA)
5-11 175 L-L 1947-09-24 23San Francisco,California MLB1969-19811972-1973
1967- 8- 134-CIN
Washington St, Col. San Mateo (MLB)
Doug BirdPSan Jose (A+)
6-4 180 R-R 1950-03-05 21Corona,California MLB1969-19831973-1983
1969- 8- 152-SE1
Mount San Antonio Col (MLB)
George Brett3B-1BBillings (Rk)
6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 18Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993
1971- 2-  29-KCA
El Camino Col (MLB)
Wally BunkerPKC Royals (MLB)
6-2 197 R-R 1945-01-25 26Seattle,Washington MLB1963-19711963-1971
1963-   UDFA-BAL
(MLB)
Tom BurgmeierPKC Royals (MLB)
5-11 185 L-L 1943-08-02 27St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1962-19841968-1984
1961-   UDFA-HOU
(MLB)
Steve BusbyPSan Jose (A+)
6-2 205 R-R 1949-09-29 21Burbank,California MLB1971-19801972-1980
1971- 2-  39-KCA
USC (MLB)
Bill ButlerPOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-2 210 L-L 1947-03-12 24Hyattsville,Maryland MLB1965-19781969-1977
1965-37- 662-DET
(MLB)
Lance ClemonsPOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-2 205 L-L 1947-07-06 23Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1968-19741971-1974
1968- 7- 156-KCA
West Chester Pennsylvania (MLB)
Al CowensOFWaterloo (A)
San Jose (A+)
6-2 200 R-R 1951-10-25 19Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19861974-1986
1969-75-1028-KCA
(MLB)
Bruce DalcantonPKC Royals (MLB)
6-2 205 R-R 1942-06-15 29California,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19781967-1977
1966-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
Dick DragoPKC Royals (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1945-06-25 26Toledo,Ohio MLB1965-19811969-1981
1964-   UDFA-DET
Detroit Mercy (MLB)
Al FitzmorrisPKC Royals (MLB)
6-2 190 B-R 1946-03-21 25Buffalo,New York MLB1965-19791969-1978
1965-   UDFA-CHA
(MLB)
Bobby FloydSS-2BOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-0 181 R-R 1943-10-20 27Hawthorne,California MLB1964-19811968-1974
1964-   UDFA-BAL
UCLA (MLB)
Chuck Harrison1BKC Royals (MLB)
5-10 190 R-R 1941-04-25 30Abilene,Texas MLB1965-19711965-1971
1963-   UDFA-HOU
Texas Tech U. (MLB)
Mike HedlundPKC Royals (MLB)
6-1 190 R-R 1946-08-11 24Dallas,Texas MLB1964-19721965-1972
1964-   UDFA-CLE
(MLB)
Tom HilgendorfPOmaha (AAA)
6-1 190 B-L 1942-03-10 29Clinton,Iowa MLB1960-19751969-1975
1960-   UDFA-SLN
(MLB)
Gail Hopkins1BKC Royals (MLB)
5-10 200 L-R 1943-02-19 28Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1965-19741968-1974
1965-   UDFA-CHA
Pepperdine U., USC (MLB)
Mike JacksonPOmaha (AAA)
6-3 190 L-L 1946-03-27 25Paterson,New Jersey MLB1964-19731970-1973
1964-   UDFA-PHI
(MLB)
Joe KeoughOFKC Royals (MLB)
6-0 185 L-L 1946-01-07 25Pomona,California MLB1966-19731968-1973
1965- 2-  21-KC1
Mount San Antonio Col (MLB)
Ed KirkpatrickOF-CKC Royals (MLB)
5-11 195 L-R 1944-10-08 26Spokane,Washington MLB1962-19781962-1977
1962-   UDFA-ANA
(MLB)
Bobby Knoop2BKC Royals (MLB)
6-1 170 R-R 1938-10-18 32Sioux City,Iowa MLB1964-19721964-1972
1956-   UDFA-MLB
(MLB)
Mark LittellPBillings (Rk)
6-3 210 L-R 1953-01-17 18Cape Girardeau,Missouri MLB1971-19821973-1982
1971-12- 276-KCA
(MLB)
Buck MartinezCOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
5-11 200 R-R 1948-11-07 22Redding,California MLB1967-19861969-1986   Sacramento City Col (MLB)
Jerry MayCKC Royals (MLB)
6-2 195 R-R 1943-12-14 27Staunton,Virginia MLB1961-19731964-1973
1961-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
Mike McCormickPKC Royals (MLB)
6-2 195 L-L 1938-09-29 32Pasadena,California MLB1956-19711956-1971   (MLB)
Greg MintonPWaterloo (A)
6-2 190 B-R 1951-07-29 19Lubbock,Texas MLB1970-19901975-1990
1970- 3-  55-KCA
San Diego Mesa Col (MLB)
Monty MontgomeryPOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-3 200 R-R 1946-09-01 24Albemarle,North Carolina MLB1968-19721971-1972
1968- 9- 204-KCA
Pfeiffer U. (MLB)
Roger NelsonPOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-3 205 R-R 1944-06-07 27Altadena,California MLB1963-19791967-1976
1968- 6- 129-MON
(MLB)
Bob Oliver1B-OFKC Royals (MLB)
6-2 215 R-R 1943-02-08 28Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1963-19781965-1975
1963-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
Amos OtisOFKC Royals (MLB)
5-11 166 R-R 1947-04-26 24Mobile,Alabama MLB1965-19841967-1984
1965- 5-  95-BOS
(MLB)
Dennis PaepkeC-OFKC Royals (MLB)
6-0 202 R-R 1945-04-17 26Long Beach,California MLB1969-19741969-1974
1964-   UDFA-ANA
Orange Coast Col, Fullerton Col (MLB)
Freddie PatekSSKC Royals (MLB)
5-5 148 R-R 1944-10-09 26Seguin,Texas MLB1966-19811968-1981
1965-22- 421-PIT
(MLB)
Lou PiniellaOFKC Royals (MLB)
6-2 199 R-R 1943-08-28 27Tampa,Florida MLB1963-19841964-1984
1962-   UDFA-CLE
Tampa (MLB)
Tom PoquetteOFWaterloo (A)
5-10 175 L-R 1951-10-30 19Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1970-19821973-1982
1970- 4-  81-KCA
(MLB)
Cookie Rojas2BKC Royals (MLB)
5-10 170 R-R 1939-03-06 32Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19771962-1977
1956-   UDFA-CIN
(MLB)
Jim RookerPOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-0 201 R-L 1942-09-23 28Lakeview,Oregon MLB1962-19801968-1980
1960-   UDFA-DET
(MLB)
Ted SavageOFKC Royals (MLB)
6-1 185 R-R 1936-02-21 35Venice,Illinois MLB1962-19711962-1971
1960-   UDFA-PHI
Lincoln Missouri (MLB)
Paul Schaal3BKC Royals (MLB)
5-11 180 R-R 1943-03-03 28Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19741964-1974
1962-   UDFA-ANA
(MLB)
Rich SeversonSS-2BKC Royals (MLB)
6-0 174 R-R 1945-01-18 26Artesia,California MLB1970-19711970-1971
1963-   UDFA-CHA
(MLB)
Paul SplittorffPOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-3 210 L-L 1946-10-08 24Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984
1968-25- 575-KCA
Morningside Col (MLB)
Carl TaylorC-OFOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-2 207 R-R 1944-01-20 27Sarasota,Florida MLB1962-19731968-1973
1962-   UDFA-PIT
(MLB)
Sandy ValdespinoOFKC Royals (MLB)
5-8 170 L-L 1939-01-14 32San Jose De Las Lajas,Cuba MLB1965-19711965-1971
1957-   UDFA-WS1
(MLB)
Ron WashingtonSS-2BGCL Royals (Rk)
5-11 163 R-R 1952-04-29 19New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1971-19901977-1989
1970-   UDFA-KCA
(MLB)
John WathanC-1BWaterloo (A)
San Jose (A+)
6-2 205 R-R 1949-10-04 21Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1971-19851976-1985
1971- 1-   4-KCA
San Diego (MLB)
Frank White2BGCL Royals (Rk)
5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 20Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990
1970-   UDFA-KCA
South Carolina Area Trade School (MLB)
Jim WohlfordOFSan Jose (A+)
5-11 175 R-R 1951-02-28 20Visalia,California MLB1970-19871972-1986
1970- 3-  61-KCA
Col. the Sequoias (MLB)
Ken WrightPOmaha (AAA)
KC Royals (MLB)
6-2 210 R-R 1946-09-04 24Pensacola,Florida MLB1964-19811970-1974
1964-   UDFA-BOS
So.Mississippi (MLB)