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1969 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Joe Gordon
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  902,414
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Moe Drabowsky (33)
Youngest Player:  Buck Martinez (20)
Longest Tenure:  
Top Hitter:  Jackie Hernandez (34)
Top Pitcher:  Wally Bunker (19)
Top Draft Pick:  John Simmons (#23)

Roster Continuity:  
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota9765.599--
Oakland8874.5439.0
California7191.43826.0
KC Royals6993.42628.0
Chi White Sox6894.42029.0
Seattle6498.39533.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
14Jerry Adair2B-SSMLB6-0175RightRight12/17/193632Sand Springs,OklahomaUDFA 

39Luis Alcaraz2BMLB5-9165RightRight6/20/194128Humacao,Puerto RicoUDFA 
27Wally BunkerPMLB6-2197RightRight1/25/194524Seattle,WashingtonUDFA 
34Tom BurgmeierPMLB5-11185LeftLeft8/2/194325St. Paul,Minnesota1963UDFA HOU
29Bill ButlerPMLB6-2210LeftLeft3/12/194722Hyattsville,Maryland196537662DET
20Jim CampanisCMLB6-0195RightRight2/9/194425New York,New YorkUDFA 
26Galen CiscoPMLB5-11215RightRight3/7/193633St. Marys,OhioUDFA 
38Jerry CramPMLB6-0180RightRight12/9/194721Los Angeles,California1978UDFA KCA
25Moe DrabowskyPMLB6-2200RightRight7/21/193533Ozanna,PolandUDFA 
41Dick DragoPMLB6-1190RightRight6/25/194524Toledo,Ohio1965UDFA DET
19Mike Fiore1BMLB6-0185LeftLeft10/11/194424Brooklyn,New York1978UDFA PIT
42Al FitzmorrisPMLB6-2190BothRight3/21/194623Buffalo,New York1965UDFA CHA
1Joe Foy3BMLB6-0215RightRight2/21/194326New York,New YorkUDFA 
15Billy Harris2B-3BMLB6-0175LeftRight11/24/194325Hamlet,North Carolina196627531CLE
7Chuck Harrison1BMLB5-10190RightRight4/25/194128Abilene,Texas1962UDFA HOU
16Fran HealyCMLB6-5220RightRight9/6/194622Holyoke,Massachusetts1965UDFA CLE
32Mike HedlundPMLB6-1190RightRight8/11/194622Dallas,Texas1964UDFA CLE
24Jackie HernandezSSMLB6-0175RightRight9/11/194028Central Tinguaro,Cuba1961UDFA CLE
37Steve JonesPMLB5-10175LeftLeft4/22/194128Huntington Park,CaliforniaUDFA 
18Pat KellyOFMLB6-1185LeftLeft7/30/194424Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1963UDFA MIN
16Joe KeoughOFMLB6-0185LeftLeft1/7/194623Pomona,California1965221KC1
8Ed KirkpatrickOF-CMLB5-11195LeftRight10/8/194424Spokane,Washington1962UDFA ANA
21Buck MartinezCMLB5-11200RightRight11/7/194820Redding,California1967UDFA PHI
17Dave MoreheadPMLB6-1185RightRight9/5/194226San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
35Roger NelsonPMLB6-3205RightRight6/7/194425Altadena,California19686130MON
44Scott NortheyOFMLB6-0175RightRight10/15/194622Philadelphia,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
23Don O'RileyPMLB6-3205RightRight3/12/194524Topeka,KansasUDFA 
33Bob Oliver1B-OFMLB6-2215RightRight2/8/194326Shreveport,LouisianaUDFA 
28Dennis PaepkeC-OFMLB6-0202RightRight4/17/194524Long Beach,CaliforniaUDFA 
9Lou PiniellaOFMLB6-2199RightRight8/28/194325Tampa,Florida1962UDFA CLE
46Fred RicoOFMLB5-10180RightRight7/4/194424Jerome,ArizonaUDFA 
12Juan Rios2B-SSMLB6-3185RightRight6/14/194227Mayaguez,Puerto RicoUDFA 
11Ellie RodriguezCMLB5-11185RightRight5/24/194623Fajardo,Puerto Rico1964UDFA KC1
22Jim RookerPMLB6-0201RightLeft9/23/194226Lakeview,Oregon1962UDFA DET
10Paul Schaal3BMLB5-11180RightRight3/3/194326Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania1962UDFA ANA
30George SpriggsOFMLB5-11175LeftRight5/22/194128Jewell,MarylandUDFA 
31Hawk TaylorC-OFMLB6-2190RightRight4/3/193930Metropolis,IllinoisUDFA 
40Dave WickershamPMLB6-3190RightRight9/27/193533Erie,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
40Chris ZacharyPMLB6-2200LeftRight2/19/194425Knoxville,Tennessee1962UDFA HOU
Team PersonnelPosition 
Buddy BlattnerBroadcaster 
Harry DunlopThird Base Coach 
Owen FriendAssistant Coach 
Joe GordonManager 
Mel HarderPitching Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Charlie MetroFirst Base Coach 
Cedric TallisGeneral Manager 
Jo-Jo WhiteHitting Coach 


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