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1966 KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  74-86   .462
Result:   7th in American League
Manager(s):  Alvin Dark
General Manager:   Ed Lopat
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  773,929
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Don Blasingame (34)
Youngest Player:  Catfish Hunter (20)
Longest Tenure:  Billy Bryan, Wayne Causey, John Wyatt (6)
Top Hitter:  Bert Campaneris (18)
Top Pitcher:  Lew Krausse (23)
Top Draft Pick:  Reggie Jackson (#2)

Roster Continuity:  67.09%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Baltimore9763.606--
Minnesota8973.5499.0
Detroit8874.54310.0
Chi White Sox8379.51215.0
Cleveland8181.50017.0
California8082.49418.0
KC Athletics7486.46323.0
Washington7188.44725.5
Boston7290.44426.0
NY Yankees7089.44026.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
23Jack AkerPMLB6-2190RightRight7/13/194025Tulare,California1960UDFA KC1

6Sal Bando3BMLB6-0195RightRight2/13/194422Cleveland,Ohio19656119KC1
30Gil BlancoPMLB6-5205LeftLeft12/15/194520Phoenix,ArizonaUDFA 
8Don Blasingame2BMLB5-10165LeftRight3/16/193234Corinth,MississippiUDFA 
9Billy BryanCMLB6-4200LeftRight12/4/193827Morgan,GeorgiaUDFA 
19Bert CampanerisSSMLB5-10160RightRight3/9/194224Pueblo Nueva,Cuba1962UDFA KC1
2Danny Cater1B-OFMLB6-0180RightRight2/25/194026Austin,Texas1958UDFA PHI
2Wayne CauseySS-2BMLB5-10175LeftRight12/26/193629Ruston,LouisianaUDFA 
16Ed Charles3BMLB5-10170RightRight4/29/193333Daytona Beach,FloridaUDFA 
12Ossie Chavarria2B-OFMLB5-11155RightRight8/5/194025Colon,PanamaUDFA 
22Jim DicksonPMLB6-1185LeftRight4/20/193828Portland,OregonUDFA 
29Chuck DobsonPMLB6-4200RightRight1/10/194422Kansas City,Missouri1965UDFA KC1
22John Donaldson2BMLB5-11165LeftRight5/5/194323Charlotte,North CarolinaUDFA 
31Jim DuckworthPMLB6-4194RightRight5/24/193927National City,CaliforniaUDFA 
32Bill EdgertonPMLB6-2185LeftLeft8/16/194124South Bend,IndianaUDFA 
7Ernie Fazio2BMLB5-7165RightRight1/25/194224Oakland,California1962UDFA HOU
21Jim GosgerOFMLB5-11185LeftLeft11/6/194223Port Huron,MichiganUDFA 
1Dick Green2BMLB5-10180RightRight4/21/194125Sioux City,Iowa1960UDFA KC1
24Guido GrilliPMLB6-0188LeftLeft1/9/193927Memphis,TennesseeUDFA 
17Joe GrzendaPMLB6-2180RightLeft6/8/193729Scranton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
26Vern HandrahanPMLB6-2185LeftRight11/27/193827Charlottetown,Prince Edward IslandUDFA 
6Ken Harrelson1B-OFMLB6-2190RightRight9/4/194124Woodruff,South CarolinaUDFA 
3Mike HershbergerOFMLB5-10175RightRight10/9/193926Massillon,OhioUDFA 
31Jesse HickmanPMLB6-2186RightRight2/18/193927Lecompte,LouisianaUDFA 
27Catfish HunterPMLB6-0195RightRight4/8/194620Hertford,North Carolina1964UDFA KC1
21Manny JimenezOFMLB6-1195LeftRight11/19/193827San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
20Lew KraussePMLB6-0167RightRight4/25/194323Media,Pennsylvania1962UDFA KC1
18Rene LachemannCMLB6-0198RightRight5/4/194521Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
25Paul LindbladPMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/9/194124Chanute,Kansas1963UDFA KC1
28Rick MondayOFMLB6-3200LeftLeft11/20/194520Batesville,Mississippi196511KC1
34Aurelio MonteagudoPMLB5-11185RightRight11/19/194322Caibarien,Cuba1983UDFA CAL
33Jim NashPMLB6-5230RightRight2/9/194521Hawthorne,Nevada1964UDFA KC1
18,24Joe NossekOFMLB6-0178RightRight11/8/194025Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
13Blue Moon OdomPMLB6-0185RightRight5/29/194521Macon,Georgia1964UDFA KC1
9Roger RepozOFMLB6-3195LeftLeft8/3/194025Bellingham,Washington1960UDFA NYA
4Phil RoofCMLB6-3210RightRight3/5/194125Paducah,Kentucky1959UDFA MLB
34Ken SandersPMLB5-11185RightRight7/8/194124St. Louis,Missouri1960UDFA KC1
31Randy Schwartz1BMLB6-3230LeftLeft2/9/194422Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Rollie SheldonPMLB6-4190RightRight12/17/193629Putnam,ConnecticutUDFA 
22Bill StaffordPMLB6-2193RightRight8/13/193926Catskill,New YorkUDFA 
14Larry StahlOFMLB6-1185LeftLeft6/29/194125Belleville,Illinois1960UDFA KC1
15Wes StockPMLB6-2188RightRight4/10/193432Longview,WashingtonUDFA 
11Ron StoneOFMLB6-2195LeftLeft9/9/194223Corning,California1963UDFA BAL
8Ken SuarezCMLB5-9175RightRight4/12/194323Tampa,FloridaUDFA 
28Fred TalbotPMLB6-2195RightRight6/28/194125Washington,DCUDFA 
11Tim TaltonC-1BMLB6-3200LeftRight1/14/193927Pikeville,North CarolinaUDFA 
10Jose TartabullOFMLB5-11165LeftLeft11/27/193827Cienfuegos,CubaUDFA 
26Ralph TerryPMLB6-3195RightRight1/9/193630Big Cabin,OklahomaUDFA 
33John WyattPMLB5-11200RightRight4/19/193531Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Luke ApplingAssistant Coach 
Alvin DarkManager 
Cot DealPitching Coach 
Lynn FarisBroadcaster 
Bobby HofmanAssistant Coach 
Ed LopatGeneral Manager 
Monte MooreBroadcaster 
Al VincentAssistant Coach 


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