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1969 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 69-93 .426
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 586-688 -102
Manager(s): Joe Gordon
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 902,414 15/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: John Simmons (#23) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Owen Friend
First Base Coach: Charlie Metro
Hitting Coach: Jo-Jo White
Pitching Coach: Mel Harder
Third Base Coach: Harry Dunlop

#1 Draft Picks

American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1969 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Jerry Adair2B-SS6-0175R-R321958Not draftedMLB--
    39Luis Alcaraz2B5-9165R-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    27Wally BunkerP6-2197R-R241963Not draftedMLB--
    34Tom BurgmeierP5-11185L-L251968Not draftedMLB--
    29Bill ButlerP6-2210L-L221969DET: 1965-37-662MLB--
    20Jim CampanisC6-0195R-R251966Not draftedMLB--
    26Galen CiscoP5-11215R-R331961Not draftedMLB--
    38Jerry CramP6-0180R-R211969Not draftedMLB--
    25Moe DrabowskyP6-2200R-R331956Not draftedMLB--
    41Dick DragoP6-1190R-R241969Not draftedMLB--
    19Mike Fiore1B6-0185L-L241968Not draftedMLB--
    42Al FitzmorrisP6-2190B-R231969Not draftedMLB--
    1Joe Foy3B6-0215R-R261966Not draftedMLB--
    15Billy Harris2B-3B6-0175L-R251968CLE: 1966-27-531MLB--
    7Chuck Harrison1B5-10190R-R281965Not draftedMLB--
    16Fran HealyC6-5220R-R221969Not draftedMLB--
    32Mike HedlundP6-1190R-R221965Not draftedMLB--
    24Jackie HernandezSS6-0175R-R281965Not draftedMLB--
    37Steve JonesP5-10175L-L281967Not draftedMLB--
    18Pat KellyOF6-1185L-L241967Not draftedMLB--
    16Joe KeoughOF6-0185L-L231968KC1: 1965-2-21MLB--
    8Ed KirkpatrickOF-C5-11195L-R241962Not draftedMLB--
    21Buck MartinezC5-11200R-R201969Not draftedMLB--
    17Dave MoreheadP6-1185R-R261963Not draftedMLB--
    35Roger NelsonP6-3205R-R251967MON: 1968-6-129MLB--
    44Scott NortheyOF6-0175R-R221969Not draftedMLB--
    23Don O'RileyP6-3205R-R241969Not draftedMLB--
    33Bob Oliver1B-OF6-2215R-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    28Dennis PaepkeC-OF6-0202R-R241969Not draftedMLB--
    9Lou PiniellaOF6-2199R-R251964Not draftedMLB--
    46Fred RicoOF5-10180R-R241969UDFAMLB--
    12Juan Rios2B-SS6-3185R-R271969Not draftedMLB--
    11Ellie RodriguezC5-11185R-R231968Not draftedMLB--
    22Jim RookerP6-0201R-L261968Not draftedMLB--
    10Paul Schaal3B5-11180R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    30George SpriggsOF5-11175L-R281965Not draftedMLB--
    31Hawk TaylorC-OF6-2190R-R301957Not draftedMLB--
    40Dave WickershamP6-3190R-R331960Not draftedMLB--
    40Chris ZacharyP6-2200L-R251963Not draftedMLB--

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