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1981 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 50-53 .485
Rank: th in American League West
Run Differential: 397-405 -8
Roster Continuity 78.37% 10/26
Manager(s): Jim Frey, Dick Howser
General Manager: Joe Burke (1981-10-14), John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 1,279,403 8/26
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
Top Draft Pick: Dave Leeper (#23) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Hitting Coach: Rick Renick
Pitching Coach: Bill Connors
Third Base Coach: Gordon MacKenzie

#1 Draft Picks

Ken Brett (#4), Clint Hurdle (#9), Dave Chalk (#10), Jamie Quirk (#18), Atlee Hammaker (#21)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6445.587--
5748.5435.0
5452.5098.5
5053.48511.0
5159.46413.5
4465.40420.0
4168.37623.0
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