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1983 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 696-767 -71
Roster Continuity 87.20% 4/26
Manager(s): Dick Howser
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 1,963,875 11/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Gary Thurman (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Hitting Coach: Rocky Colavito
Pitching Coach: Cloyd Boyer
Roving Hitting Coach: Moe Hill
Third Base Coach: Joe Nossek

#1 Draft Picks

Frank Wills (#16), Don Hood (#17), Buddy Biancalana (#25)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
7983.48820.0
7785.47522.0
7488.45725.0
7092.43229.0
7092.43229.0
60102.37039.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Hal McRaeDH37   58984183
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6
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12
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822350681070518.311.372.462834.151.234.3331.3649.1272654
6Willie WilsonOF27   57690159
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33598337512104.276.316.352668.076.222.3152.27288.0203611
20Frank White2B32   54952143
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771352051044618.260.283.406689.146.197.2682.5549.9223579
30U.L. WashingtonSS29   54776129
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41407487810713.236.298.320618.084.232.2671.63109.4175604
5George Brett3B30   46490144
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25
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93015739113039.310.385.563948.252.373.2950.6818.6261525
12John WathanC33   43749107
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322872756102211.245.289.314603.069.178.2762.07218.5137469
24Willie Aikens1B28   41049124
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72004575290116.302.373.539912.237.346.3231.6717.8221458
26Amos OtisOF36   3563593
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4152276303017.261.313.357670.096.180.3072.3389.0127384
15Pat SheridanOF25   3334390
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36123206400403.270.312.381693.111.198.3173.2047.6127357
7Don SlaughtC24   2762186
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02831112700128.312.336.388724.076.123.3432.45--107290
2Onix Concepcion3B-2B25   2192253
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020103121210624.242.282.320602.078.164.2541.00--70240
16Leon RobertsOF32   2132455
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2411172711127.258.313.404717.146.225.2611.5926.686234
33Butch DavisOF25   1221342
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184341900223.344.359.508867.164.205.3884.7561.062130
9Joe Simpson1B-OF31   1191620
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0811112122211.168.248.218466.050.143.2021.91--26135
4Greg Pryor3B33   115925
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14007800213.217.260.278538.061.122.2241.14115.032125
23Cesar GeronimoOF35   87218
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0040121320001.207.242.253495.046.057.2436.50--2291
49Darryl MotleyOF23   68916
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11212810013.235.264.441705.206.250.2244.0022.73072
25Jerry MartinOF34   44414
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13101700030.318.313.500813.182.227.3167.0022.02248
3Cliff Pastornicky3B24   3244
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5000300004.125.125.313438.188.188.074--16.01032
35Ron Johnson1B27   2727
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0001003100000.259.333.259592.000.111.2690.33--730
1Buddy BiancalanaSS23   1523
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0000100700000.200.200.200400.000.067.375----315
Batting Totals170155986961515273541096531824739772223413233123.271.317.397714.126.222.2931.8251.422236060
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Larry Gura35   11184.9134315010200.12201191092376570081.489.901.043.422.570.75
40Bud Black26   1073.8024243000161.115975681943584021.258.891.062.403.241.35
34Paul Splittorff36   1383.6327274000156.01597763952613011.359.170.523.003.521.17
29Dan Quisenberry30   531.94690006245139.01183530611480000.937.640.390.713.114.36
18Steve Renko38   6114.3125171021121.11446358936544001.4910.710.672.684.021.50
31Mike Armstrong29   1073.8458000333102.28653441145525031.277.510.963.934.541.16
21Keith Creel24   256.372510109089.111666631735311021.7011.731.723.543.130.89
14,33Vida Blue33   056.041914104085.19662571235536221.5410.161.273.715.611.51
36Gaylord Perry44   444.291414110084.1984840626404001.4810.500.642.794.291.54
22Dennis Leonard32   633.711010100063.0692926319311001.409.860.432.714.431.63
28Eric Rasmussen31   364.75119211052.2612828422180001.5710.360.683.743.060.82
48Don Hood33   232.252700015047.2482012514173021.299.000.942.633.191.21
39Bill Castro29   206.59180006040.2513430412171051.5411.200.882.633.731.42
19Frank Wills24   214.1164001034.2351716215233001.439.000.513.865.911.53
38Mark Huismann25   215.52130005030.2292019117204101.488.420.294.945.811.18
45Danny Jackson21   115.2143000019.02612111690001.6812.320.472.844.261.50
36Bob Tufts27   007.716000306.216861531013.0020.571.296.433.860.60
9Joe Simpson31   003.002000203.04110210002.0012.000.006.003.000.50
Batting Totals79834.263921631921444914381535767681133471593403261.399.610.832.953.711.26
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John WathanC923603265.9850.00
Don SlaughtC7929918127.9640.00
Ron JohnsonC230001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie Aikens1B1128846411101.9890.00
Joe Simpson1B5416714118.9950.00
John Wathan1B3724426324.9890.00
George Brett1B14104319.9910.00
Ron Johnson1B763329.9710.00
Greg Pryor1B6130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank White2B1453904428123.9900.00
Onix Concepcion2B283369416.9620.00
Greg Pryor2B329021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Brett3B102851882425.9190.00
Greg Pryor3B60239158.9580.00
Onix Concepcion3B31195478.9120.00
Cliff Pastornicky3B1052120.9290.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
U.L. WashingtonSS1402014483691.9470.00
Onix ConcepcionSS214052411.9580.00
Buddy BiancalanaSS6112133.9140.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie WilsonOF136354390.9750.00
Pat SheridanOF100237632.9880.00
Amos OtisOF96233611.9960.00
Leon RobertsOF76139330.9790.00
Joe SimpsonOF3875412.9870.00
Cesar GeronimoOF3569210.9860.00
Butch DavisOF3383120.9770.00
Darryl MotleyOF1842210.9780.00
George BrettOF13211001.0000.00
Jerry MartinOF1322010.9570.00
John WathanOF9110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dan QuisenberryP6913983031.9272.46
Mike ArmstrongP58102812011.0001.76
Larry GuraP342001242051.0002.43
Don HoodP274731433.8503.24
Paul SplittorffP2715692312.9701.85
Keith CreelP258968001.0001.41
Steve RenkoP25121813011.0001.56
Bud BlackP2416173215.9752.18
Vida BlueP1985310011.0001.37
Bill CastroP18405730.8002.69
Gaylord PerryP1484414011.0001.93
Mark HuismannP133012001.0000.89
Eric RasmussenP115227011.0001.55
Dennis LeonardP106321122.8671.86
Bob TuftsP6602001.0002.90
Frank WillsP6341311.8001.05
Danny JacksonP41923001.0002.37
Joe SimpsonP230000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hal McRaeDH156.0000.00
Willie AikensDH6.0000.00
George BrettDH1.0000.00
Onix ConcepcionDH1.0000.00
Larry GuraDH1.0000.00
Darryl MotleyDH1.0000.00
Amos OtisDH1.0000.00
Leon RobertsDH1.0000.00
Joe SimpsonDH1.0000.00
Don SlaughtDH1.0000.00
U.L. WashingtonDH1.0000.00


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