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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
45Steve Balboni1BMLB6-3235RightRight1/16/195728Brockton,Massachusetts1978252NYY

27Joe BeckwithPMLB6-3200LeftRight1/28/195530Opelika,Alabama1977246LAD
1Buddy BiancalanaSS-2BMLB5-11160BothRight2/2/196025Larkspur,California1978125KC
40Bud BlackPMLB6-2185LeftLeft6/30/195728San Mateo,California1981UDFA SEA
5George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195332Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
2Onix ConcepcionSS-2BMLB5-6180RightRight10/5/195727Dorado,Puerto Rico1976UDFA KC
26Steve FarrPMLB5-11200RightRight12/12/195628La Plata,Maryland1976UDFA PIT
41Tony FerreiraPMLB6-1160LeftLeft10/4/196222Riverside,California1981249KC
23Mark GubiczaPMLB6-5210RightRight8/14/196222Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1981234KC
32Larry GuraPMLB6-1185BothLeft11/26/194737Joliet,Illinois1969240CHC
38Mark HuismannPMLB6-3195RightRight5/11/195827Littleton,Colorado197923581CHC
9Dane Iorg1B-OFMLB6-0180LeftRight5/11/195035Eureka,California1971122PHI
25Danny JacksonPMLB6-0195RightLeft1/5/196223San Antonio,Texas198211KC
35Lynn JonesOFMLB5-9175RightRight1/1/195332Meadville,Pennsylvania197410237CIN
17Mike JonesPMLB6-6215LeftLeft7/30/195925Penfield,New York1987UDFA MTL
30Mike LaCossPMLB6-4200RightRight5/30/195629Glendale,California1974371CIN
36Dave LeeperOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft10/30/195925Santa Ana,California1981123KC
37Charlie LeibrandtPMLB6-3200RightLeft10/4/195628Chicago,Illinois19789225CIN
22Dennis LeonardPMLB6-1190RightRight5/8/195134Brooklyn,New York1972242KC
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194539Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
28Omar MorenoOFMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/24/195232Puerto Armuelles,Panama1969UDFA PIT
24Darryl MotleyOFMLB5-9196RightRight1/21/196025Muskogee,Oklahoma1978251KC
3Jorge Orta2B-OFMLB5-10170LeftRight11/26/195034Mazatlan,Mexico1972UDFA CHW
4Greg Pryor3B-SSMLB6-0186RightRight10/2/194935Marietta,Ohio19716125Wa2
9Jamie QuirkC-3BMLB6-4200LeftRight10/22/195430Whittier,California1972118KC
29Dan QuisenberryPMLB6-2185RightRight2/7/195332Santa Monica,California1975UDFA KC
31Bret SaberhagenPMLB6-1200RightRight4/11/196421Chicago Heights,Illinois198219479KC
16Jim ScrantonSSMLB6-0175RightRight4/5/196025Torrance,California197815368OAK
15Pat SheridanOFMLB6-3175LeftRight12/4/195727Ann Arbor,Michigan1979373KC
21Lonnie SmithLF-OFMLB5-9170RightRight12/22/195529Chicago,Illinois197413PHI
8Jim SundbergCMLB6-0195RightRight5/18/195134Galesburg,Illinois197312TEX
12John WathanC-1BMLB6-2205RightRight10/4/194935Cedar Rapids,Iowa197114KC
20Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195034Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
6Willie WilsonOFMLB6-3195BothRight7/9/195529Montgomery,Alabama197416379LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Ken BerryMinor League Hitting Instructor 
Carl BlandoScout 
Gary BlaylockPitching Coach 
Mike FerraroThird Base Coach 
Rosey GilhousenScout 
Ken GonzalesScout 
Guy HansenScout 
Moe HillRoving Hitting Coach 
Ron HopkinsScout 
Dick HowserManager 
Gary JohnsonScout 
Brian KeeganScout 
Al KubskiScout 
Jose MartinezFirst Base Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Lee MayHitting Coach 
Chuck McMichaelScout 
Willie MooreScout 
Brian MurphyScout 
Johnny RamosScout 
Jimmie SchafferBullpen Coach 
John SchuerholzGeneral Manager 
Art StewartScout 
Denny TreaseBroadcaster 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 
John YoungScout 


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