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1985 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  91-71   .562
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Dick Howser
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,162,717
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Cardinals)

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Hal McRae (39)
Youngest Player:  Bret Saberhagen (21)
Longest Tenure:  Frank White, Hal McRae, George Brett (13)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (2)
Top Pitcher:  Bret Saberhagen (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Brian McRae (#17)

Roster Continuity:  88.12%
Top Prospect:   Tony Ferreira
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9171.562--
California9072.5561.0
Chi White Sox8577.5256.0
Minnesota7785.47514.0
Oakland7785.47514.0
Seattle7488.45717.0
Texas6299.38528.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
George Brett3B-1B32$ 1,000,000  42 
Dan QuisenberryP32$ 975,000  49 
Dennis LeonardP34$ 871,429  65 
Willie WilsonOF29$ 843,750  74 
Hal McRaeOF39$ 800,000  87 
Lonnie SmithLF-OF29$ 740,000   
Omar MorenoOF32$ 700,000   
Jim SundbergC34$ 608,333   
Bud BlackP28$ 465,000   
Jorge Orta2B-OF34$ 450,000   
John WathanC-1B35$ 425,000   
Joe BeckwithP30$ 358,000   
Greg Pryor3B-SS35$ 316,667   
Onix ConcepcionSS-2B27$ 250,000   
Charlie LeibrandtP28$ 225,000   
Steve Balboni1B28$ 205,000   
Lynn JonesOF32$ 202,500   
Pat SheridanOF27$ 175,000   
Darryl MotleyOF25$ 155,500   
Bret SaberhagenP21$ 150,000   
Mark GubiczaP22$ 115,000   
Mike JonesP25$ 100,000   
Danny JacksonP23$ 95,000   
Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B25$ 60,000   
Steve FarrP28$ 60,000   
Tony FerreiraP22$ 60,000   
Larry GuraP37$ 60,000   
Mark HuismannP27$ 60,000   
Dane Iorg1B-OF35$ 60,000   
Mike LaCossP29$ 60,000   
Dave LeeperOF25$ 60,000   
Jamie QuirkC-3B30$ 60,000   
Jim ScrantonSS25$ 60,000   
Frank White2B34$ 60,000   


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