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1982 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  90-72   .556
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Dick Howser
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,284,464
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Grant Jackson (39)
Youngest Player:  Mark Ryal (22)
Longest Tenure:  Amos Otis, Paul Splittorff (13)
Top Hitter:  Hal McRae (3)
Top Pitcher:  Larry Gura (13)
Top Draft Pick:  John Morris (#10)

Roster Continuity:  75.83%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California9369.574--
KC Royals9072.5563.0
Chi White Sox8775.5376.0
Seattle7686.46917.0
Oakland6894.42025.0
Texas6498.39529.0
Minnesota60102.37033.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
24Willie Aikens1BMLB6-3220LeftRight10/14/195427Seneca,South Carolina197512CAL

31Mike ArmstrongPMLB6-3206RightRight3/7/195428Glen Cove,New York1974124CIN
1Buddy BiancalanaSS-2BMLB5-11160BothRight2/2/196022Larkspur,California1978125KC
40Bud BlackPMLB6-2185LeftLeft6/30/195725San Mateo,California1981UDFA SEA
33Vida BluePMLB6-0189BothLeft7/28/194932Mansfield,Louisiana1967227Kca
37Derek BotelhoPMLB6-2180RightRight8/2/195625Long Beach,California1976242PHI
5George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195329Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
39Bill CastroPMLB5-11170RightRight12/13/195328Santiago,Dominican Republic1971UDFA MIL
2Onix ConcepcionSS-2BMLB5-6180RightRight10/5/195724Dorado,Puerto Rico1976UDFA KC
21Keith CreelPMLB6-2180RightRight2/4/195923Dallas,Texas198016PIT
28Dave FrostPMLB6-6235RightRight11/17/195229Long Beach,California197418410CHW
23Cesar GeronimoOFMLB6-2170LeftLeft3/11/194834El Seybo,Dominican Republic1967UDFA NYY
32Larry GuraPMLB6-1185BothLeft11/26/194734Joliet,Illinois1969240CHC
27Steve HammondOFMLB6-2190LeftRight5/9/195725Atlanta,Georgia1974475CAL
45Kelly Heath2BMLB5-7155RightRight9/4/195724Plattsburgh,New York19777177KC
48Don HoodPMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/16/194932Florence,South Carolina1969117BAL
15Tim Ireland2B-1BMLB6-0180RightRight3/14/195329Oakland,California197325563MTL
36Grant JacksonPMLB6-0190BothLeft9/28/194239Fostoria,Ohio1962UDFA PHI
35Ron Johnson1BMLB6-3215RightRight3/23/195626Long Beach,California197824595KC
22Dennis LeonardPMLB6-1190RightRight5/8/195131Brooklyn,New York1972242KC
25Jerry MartinOFMLB6-1195RightRight5/11/194933Columbia,South Carolina1971UDFA PHI
14Lee May1BMLB6-3205RightRight3/23/194339Birmingham,Alabama1961UDFA CIN
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194536Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
26Amos OtisOFMLB5-11166RightRight4/26/194735Mobile,Alabama1965595BOS
3Tom PoquetteOFMLB5-10175LeftRight10/30/195130Eau Claire,Wisconsin1970480KC
4Greg Pryor3B-SSMLB6-0186RightRight10/2/194932Marietta,Ohio19716125Wa2
9Jamie QuirkC-3BMLB6-4200LeftRight10/22/195427Whittier,California1972118KC
29Dan QuisenberryPMLB6-2185RightRight2/7/195329Santa Monica,California1975UDFA KC
38Bombo RiveraOFMLB5-10187RightRight8/2/195229Ponce,Puerto Rico1981UDFA KC
57Mark RyalOFMLB6-1185LeftLeft4/28/196022Henryetta,Oklahoma1978377KC
7Don SlaughtCMLB6-1190RightRight9/11/195823Long Beach,California19807172KC
34Paul SplittorffPMLB6-3210LeftLeft10/8/194635Evansville,Indiana196825574KC
27,36Bob TuftsPMLB6-5215LeftLeft11/2/195526Medford,Massachusetts197712296SF
30U.L. WashingtonSSMLB5-11175BothRight10/27/195328Stringtown,Oklahoma1973UDFA KC
12John WathanC-1BMLB6-2205RightRight10/4/194932Cedar Rapids,Iowa197114KC
16Dennis Werth1B-OFMLB6-1200RightRight12/29/195229Lincoln,Illinois197419435NYY
20Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195031Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
6Willie WilsonOFMLB6-3195BothRight7/9/195526Montgomery,Alabama197416379LAD
35Jim WrightPMLB6-5205RightRight3/3/195527St. Joseph,Missouri1973598PHI
Team PersonnelPosition 
Cloyd BoyerPitching Coach 
Rocky ColavitoHitting Coach 
Ken GonzalesScout 
Guy HansenArea Scout 
Ron HopkinsScout 
Dick HowserManager 
Al KubskiScout 
Jose MartinezFirst Base Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Joe NossekThird Base Coach 
Jimmie SchafferBullpen Coach 
Richard SchlenkerScout 
John SchuerholzGeneral Manager 
Art StewartScout 
Denny TreaseBroadcaster 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 
Al WiskBroadcaster 


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