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1983 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 696-767 -71
Manager(s): Dick Howser
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 1,963,875 11/26
Playoffs:
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
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Hal McRaeDH3758984183
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6
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12
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822350681070518.311.372.462834.151.234.3331.3649.1272654
6Willie WilsonOF2757690159
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8
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2
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33598337512104.276.316.352668.076.222.3152.27288.0203611
20Frank White2B3254952143
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6
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11
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771352051044618.260.283.406689.146.197.2682.5549.9223579
30U.L. WashingtonSS2954776129
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19
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6
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5
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41407487810713.236.298.320618.084.232.2671.63109.4175604
5George Brett3B3046490144
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38
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2
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25
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93015739113039.310.385.563948.252.373.2950.6818.6261525
12John WathanC3343749107
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3
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322872756102211.245.289.314603.069.178.2762.07218.5137469
24Willie Aikens1B2841049124
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72004575290116.302.373.539912.237.346.3231.6717.8221458
26Amos OtisOF363563593
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4152276303017.261.313.357670.096.180.3072.3389.0127384
15Pat SheridanOF253334390
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36123206400403.270.312.381693.111.198.3173.2047.6127357
7Don SlaughtC242762186
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4
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02831112700128.312.336.388724.076.123.3432.45--107290
2Onix Concepcion3B-2B252192253
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11
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020103121210624.242.282.320602.078.164.2541.00--70240
16Leon RobertsOF322132455
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2411172711127.258.313.404717.146.225.2611.5926.686234
33Butch DavisOF251221342
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184341900223.344.359.508867.164.205.3884.7561.062130
9Joe Simpson1B-OF311191620
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0811112122211.168.248.218466.050.143.2021.91--26135
4Greg Pryor3B33115925
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14007800213.217.260.278538.061.122.2241.14115.032125
23Cesar GeronimoOF3587218
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0040121320001.207.242.253495.046.057.2436.50--2291
49Darryl MotleyOF2368916
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11212810013.235.264.441705.206.250.2244.0022.73072
25Jerry MartinOF3444414
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13101700030.318.313.500813.182.227.3167.0022.02248
3Cliff Pastornicky3B243244
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5000300004.125.125.313438.188.188.074--16.01032
35Ron Johnson1B272727
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0001003100000.259.333.259592.000.111.2690.33--730
1Buddy BiancalanaSS231523
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0000100700000.200.200.200400.000.067.375----315
Batting Totals170155986961515273541096531824739772223413233123.271.317.397714.126.222.2931.8251.422236060
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Larry Gura3511184.91343150102002201191092376570081.489.901.043.422.570.75
40Bud Black261073.802424300016115975681943584021.258.891.062.403.241.35
34Paul Splittorff361383.63272740001561597763952613011.359.170.523.003.521.17
29Dan Quisenberry30531.946900062451391183530611480000.937.640.390.713.114.36
18Steve Renko386114.31251710211211446358936544001.4910.710.672.684.021.50
31Mike Armstrong291073.84580003331028653441145525031.277.510.963.934.541.16
21Keith Creel24256.37251010908911666631735311021.7011.731.723.543.130.89
14,33Vida Blue33056.0419141040859662571235536221.5410.161.273.715.611.51
36Gaylord Perry44444.291414110084984840626404001.4810.500.642.794.291.54
22Dennis Leonard32633.711010100063692926319311001.409.860.432.714.431.63
28Eric Rasmussen31364.75119211052612828422180001.5710.360.683.743.060.82
48Don Hood33232.252700015047482012514173021.299.000.942.633.191.21
39Bill Castro29206.59180006040513430412171051.5411.200.882.633.731.42
19Frank Wills24214.1164001034351716215233001.439.000.513.865.911.53
38Mark Huismann25215.52130005030292019117204101.488.420.294.945.811.18
45Danny Jackson21115.21430000192612111690001.6812.320.472.844.261.50
36Bob Tufts27007.71600030616861531013.0020.571.296.433.860.60
9Joe Simpson31003.0020002034110210002.0012.000.006.003.000.50
Pitching 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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