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1976 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 90-72 .556
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 713-611 + 102
Roster Continuity 84.02% 7/24
Manager(s): Whitey Herzog
General Manager: Joe Burke
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 1,680,265 6/24
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Ben Grzybek (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Steve Boros
Hitting Coach: Charlie Lau
Pitching Coach: Galen Cisco
Third Base Coach: Chuck Hiller

#1 Draft Picks

John Mayberry (#6), Jamie Quirk (#18)
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 1976 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    29Doug BirdP6-4180R-R261973SE1: 1969-8-152MLB--
    5George Brett3B-1B6-0205L-R231973KCA: 1971-2-29MLB--
    35Tom BrunoP6-5210R-R231976Not draftedMLB--
    40Steve BusbyP6-2205R-R261972KCA: 1971-2-39MLB--
    18Al CowensOF6-2200R-R241974KCA: 1969-75-1028MLB--
    46,49Jerry CramP6-0180R-R281969Not draftedMLB--
    10Tommy DavisOF6-2205R-R371959Not draftedMLB--
    39Al FitzmorrisP6-2190B-R301969Not draftedMLB--
    37Larry GuraP6-1185B-L281970CHN: 1969-2-40MLB--
    42Tom HallP6-0155L-L281968MIN: 1966-3-53MLB--
    16Andy HasslerP6-5220L-L241971CAL: 1969-25-581MLB--
    16Fran HealyC6-5220R-R291969Not draftedMLB--
    30Ruppert JonesOF5-10170L-L211976KCA: 1973-3-57MLB--
    22Dennis LeonardP6-1190R-R251974KCA: 1972-2-42MLB--
    17Mark LittellP6-3210L-R231973KCA: 1971-12-276MLB--
    21Buck MartinezC5-11200R-R271969Not draftedMLB--
    7John Mayberry1B6-3220L-L271968HOU: 1967-1-6MLB--
    32Bob McClureP5-11170B-L231975LAN: 1973-3-62MLB--
    11Hal McRaeOF5-11185R-R301968CIN: 1965-6-117MLB--
    23Steve MingoriP5-10170L-L321970Not draftedMLB--
    3Dave Nelson2B-3B5-10160R-R321968Not draftedMLB--
    35Roger NelsonP6-3205R-R321967MON: 1968-6-129MLB--
    26Amos OtisOF5-11166R-R291967BOS: 1965-5-95MLB--
    2Freddie PatekSS5-5148R-R311968PIT: 1965-22-421MLB--
    33Marty PattinP5-11180R-R331968CAL: 1965-7-127MLB--
    25Tom PoquetteOF5-10175L-R241973KCA: 1970-4-81MLB--
    9Jamie QuirkC-3B6-4200L-R211975KCA: 1972-1-18MLB--
    1Cookie Rojas2B5-10170R-R371962Not draftedMLB--
    37Ray SadeckiP5-11180L-L351960Not draftedMLB--
    28Ken SandersP5-11185R-R341964Not draftedMLB--
    8Tony Solaita1B6-0215L-L291968Not draftedMLB--
    34Paul SplittorffP6-3210L-L291970KCA: 1968-25-575MLB--
    15Bob StinsonC5-11185B-R301969WS2: 1966-1-13MLB--
    12John WathanC-1B6-2205R-R261976KCA: 1971-1-4MLB--
    20Frank White2B5-11175R-R251973Not draftedMLB--
    19Willie WilsonOF6-3195B-R201976LAN: 1974-16-381MLB--
    6Jim WohlfordOF5-11175R-R251972KCA: 1970-3-61MLB--

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