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1985 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 91-71 .562
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 687-639 + 48
Manager(s): Dick Howser
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,162,717 9/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cardinals)
Top Draft Pick: Brian McRae (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Hitting Coach: Lee May
Pitching Coach: Gary Blaylock
Roving Hitting Coach: Moe Hill
Third Base Coach: Mike Ferraro

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Jamie Quirk (#18), Dave Leeper (#23), Buddy Biancalana (#25)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9171.562--
9072.5561.0
8577.5256.0
7785.47514.0
7785.47514.0
7488.45717.0
6299.38528.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Willie WilsonOF2960587168
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25
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21
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4
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434311299453216.278.316.408724.131.231.3233.24151.3247642
45Steve Balboni1B2860074146
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28
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2
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36
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881152166540514.243.307.477784.233.320.2733.1916.7286662
20Frank White2B3456362140
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25
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1
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22
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69104288612538.249.284.414698.165.226.2583.0725.6233600
5George Brett3B32550108184
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5
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30
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11291103493310912.335.436.5851021.251.453.3210.4818.3322665
21Lonnie SmithOF2944877115
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23
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4
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6
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41407416940052.257.321.366687.109.275.2881.6874.7164498
24Darryl MotleyOF253834585
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20
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1
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17
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49641857220517.222.257.413670.191.243.2173.1722.5158408
8Jim SundbergC343673890
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12
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4
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10
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3502336713429.245.308.381689.136.221.2742.0336.7140407
11Hal McRaeDH393204183
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19
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014
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70014445132212.259.349.450799.191.325.2621.0222.9144369
2Onix ConcepcionSS273143264
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20441629601218.204.255.245500.041.092.2181.81157.077349
3Jorge OrtaDH343003280
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21
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4521222825248.267.317.383700.117.193.2791.2775.0115330
15Pat SheridanOF272061847
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17113233812314.228.307.335642.107.257.2651.6568.769234
35Lynn JonesOF321521232
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0090181530426.211.261.257518.046.092.2301.88--39169
12John WathanC351451134
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911171510204.234.319.324643.090.207.2560.88145.047165
1Buddy BiancalanaSS251382126
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614173400501.188.277.261538.072.174.2432.00138.036160
9Dane IorgOF35130729
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210181602006.223.268.331599.108.162.2482.00130.043138
4Greg Pryor3B-2B35114825
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30181200306.219.270.272542.053.114.2381.50114.031125
28Omar MorenoOF3270917
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12013810011.243.280.429709.186.214.2462.6735.03075
9Jamie QuirkC3057316
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04002900001.281.305.368673.088.123.3334.50--2159
36Dave LeeperOF253413
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0004001300000.088.114.088202.000.029.0973.00--335
16Jim ScrantonSS254100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
Batting Totals183655006871384261491546571284847384036574441125.252.309.401710.149.250.2711.7835.722056058
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
37Charlie Leibrandt281792.6833338300237223867117681084321.228.430.642.574.081.59
31Bret Saberhagen212062.87323210100235211797519381581311.068.080.731.466.054.16
25Danny Jackson2314123.423232430020820994797761144261.379.040.303.294.931.50
40Bud Black2810154.33333352002052161119917591229181.339.440.742.585.332.07
23Mark Gubicza2214104.0729280000177160888014779912051.348.140.713.925.031.29
29Dan Quisenberry32892.378400076371291424134816540011.229.910.561.123.773.38
27Joe Beckwith30154.074900021195994543932806031.389.380.853.037.582.50
17Mike Jones25334.783310016064624034639321001.588.720.845.484.500.82
30Mike LaCoss29115.05210007140492523229262001.9010.760.446.375.710.90
26Steve Farr28213.08163005137341513220363021.428.050.474.748.531.80
38Mark Huismann27101.899000601814441390000.896.630.471.424.263.00
41Tony Ferreira22007.5020001056550250001.339.000.003.007.502.50
32Larry Gura370013.5030002147661421002.7515.752.259.004.500.50
22Dennis Leonard34000.0020001021000010000.504.500.000.004.50--
Pitching Totals91713.493781622791354114611433639566103463846439281.308.830.632.855.211.83
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim SundbergC11257241510.9920.00
John WathanC492472846.9860.00
Jamie QuirkC1764811.9860.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Steve Balboni1B160157310112138.9930.00
John Wathan1B6121001.0000.00
Dane Iorg1B2131021.0000.00
Greg Pryor1B10000.0000.00
Jamie Quirk1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank White2B14934249017101.9800.00
Greg Pryor2B203546111.9880.00
Buddy Biancalana2B431011.0000.00
Onix Concepcion2B203001.0000.00
Bob Hegman2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Brett3B1521073391533.9670.00
Greg Pryor3B2653022.9460.00
Dane Iorg3B113001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Onix ConcepcionSS1281273672163.9590.00
Buddy BiancalanaSS74801681031.9610.00
Greg PryorSS1371123.9000.00
Jim ScrantonSS518011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie WilsonOF140378421.9950.00
Lonnie SmithOF1191951093.9580.00
Darryl MotleyOF114198471.9670.00
Lynn JonesOF100115221.9830.00
Pat SheridanOF69116320.9830.00
Dane IorgOF32410001.0000.00
Omar MorenoOF21301011.0000.00
Dave LeeperOF813010.9290.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dan QuisenberryP8412982422.9412.23
Joe BeckwithP499571221.9051.80
Bud BlackP3320563040.9001.58
Mike JonesP336468001.0001.97
Charlie LeibrandtP33237195312.9862.73
Danny JacksonP3220882732.9211.51
Bret SaberhagenP32235223824.9682.30
Mark GubiczaP291772326041.0002.49
Mike LaCossP214018011.0002.01
Steve FarrP163736001.0002.18
Mark HuismannP91813001.0001.98
Larry GuraP3420001.0004.39
Tony FerreiraP2502011.0003.46
Dennis LeonardP220000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hal McRaeDH106.0000.00
Jorge OrtaDH85.0000.00
Darryl MotleyDH7.0000.00
Buddy BiancalanaDH2.0000.00
Dane IorgDH2.0000.00
Lynn JonesDH2.0000.00
John WathanDH2.0000.00
George BrettDH1.0000.00
Greg PryorDH1.0000.00
Pat SheridanDH1.0000.00


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