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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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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


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