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1983 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Dick Howser
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  1,963,875
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gaylord Perry (44)
Youngest Player:  Danny Jackson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Amos Otis, Paul Splittorff (14)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (9)
Top Pitcher:  Dan Quisenberry (24)
Top Draft Pick:  Gary Thurman (#21)

Roster Continuity:  87.20%
Top Prospect:   Don Slaught
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Chi White Sox9963.611--
KC Royals7983.48820.0
Texas7785.47522.0
Oakland7488.45725.0
Minnesota7092.43229.0
California7092.43229.0
Seattle60102.37039.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
24Willie Aikens1BMLB6-3220LeftRight10/14/195428Seneca,South Carolina197512CAL

31Mike ArmstrongPMLB6-3206RightRight3/7/195429Glen Cove,New York1974124CIN
1Buddy BiancalanaSS-2BMLB5-11160BothRight2/2/196023Larkspur,California1978125KC
40Bud BlackPMLB6-2185LeftLeft6/30/195726San Mateo,California1981UDFA SEA
14,33Vida BluePMLB6-0189BothLeft7/28/194933Mansfield,Louisiana1967227Kca
5George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195330Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
39Bill CastroPMLB5-11170RightRight12/13/195329Santiago,Dominican Republic1971UDFA MIL
2Onix ConcepcionSS-2BMLB5-6180RightRight10/5/195725Dorado,Puerto Rico1976UDFA KC
21Keith CreelPMLB6-2180RightRight2/4/195924Dallas,Texas198016PIT
33Butch DavisOFMLB6-0190RightRight6/19/195825Williamston,North Carolina198012302KC
23Cesar GeronimoOFMLB6-2170LeftLeft3/11/194835El Seybo,Dominican Republic1967UDFA NYY
32Larry GuraPMLB6-1185BothLeft11/26/194735Joliet,Illinois1969240CHC
48Don HoodPMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/16/194933Florence,South Carolina1969117BAL
38Mark HuismannPMLB6-3195RightRight5/11/195825Littleton,Colorado197923581CHC
45Danny JacksonPMLB6-0195RightLeft1/5/196221San Antonio,Texas198211KC
35Ron Johnson1BMLB6-3215RightRight3/23/195627Long Beach,California197824595KC
22Dennis LeonardPMLB6-1190RightRight5/8/195132Brooklyn,New York1972242KC
25Jerry MartinOFMLB6-1195RightRight5/11/194934Columbia,South Carolina1971UDFA PHI
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194537Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
49Darryl MotleyOFMLB5-9196RightRight1/21/196023Muskogee,Oklahoma1978251KC
26Amos OtisOFMLB5-11166RightRight4/26/194736Mobile,Alabama1965595BOS
3Cliff Pastornicky3BMLB5-10170RightRight11/18/195824Seattle,Washington19808198KC
36Gaylord PerryPMLB6-4215RightRight9/15/193844Williamston,North Carolina1958UDFA Nyg
4Greg Pryor3B-SSMLB6-0186RightRight10/2/194933Marietta,Ohio19716125Wa2
29Dan QuisenberryPMLB6-2185RightRight2/7/195330Santa Monica,California1975UDFA KC
28Eric RasmussenPMLB6-3205RightRight3/22/195231Racine,Wisconsin197332676STL
18Steve RenkoPMLB6-5230RightRight12/10/194438Kansas City,Kansas196524461NYM
16Leon RobertsOFMLB6-3200RightRight1/22/195132Vicksburg,Michigan197210236DET
15Pat SheridanOFMLB6-3175LeftRight12/4/195725Ann Arbor,Michigan1979373KC
9Joe SimpsonOFMLB6-3175LeftLeft12/31/195131Purcell,Oklahoma1973366LAD
7Don SlaughtCMLB6-1190RightRight9/11/195824Long Beach,California19807172KC
34Paul SplittorffPMLB6-3210LeftLeft10/8/194636Evansville,Indiana196825574KC
36Bob TuftsPMLB6-5215LeftLeft11/2/195527Medford,Massachusetts197712296SF
30U.L. WashingtonSSMLB5-11175BothRight10/27/195329Stringtown,Oklahoma1973UDFA KC
12John WathanC-1BMLB6-2205RightRight10/4/194933Cedar Rapids,Iowa197114KC
20Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195032Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
19Frank WillsPMLB6-2220RightRight10/26/195824New Orleans,Louisiana1980116KC
6Willie WilsonOFMLB6-3195BothRight7/9/195527Montgomery,Alabama197416379LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Cloyd BoyerPitching Coach 
Rocky ColavitoHitting Coach 
Rich DubeeMinor League Pitching Instructor 
Guy HansenScout 
Moe HillRoving Hitting Coach 
Ron HopkinsScout 
Dick HowserManager 
Al KubskiScout 
Jose MartinezFirst Base Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Joe NossekThird Base Coach 
Johnny RamosScout 
Jimmie SchafferBullpen Coach 
Richard SchlenkerScout 
John SchuerholzGeneral Manager 
Art StewartScout 
Denny TreaseBroadcaster 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 


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