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1986 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 654-673 -19
Roster Continuity 79.47% 6/26
Manager(s): Dick Howser, Mike Ferraro
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,320,794 6/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Tony Bridges (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: John Wathan
Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Hitting Coach: Lee May
Pitching Coach: Gary Blaylock
Third Base Coach: Mike Ferraro

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Scott Bankhead (#16), Terry Bell (#17), Jamie Quirk (#18), Buddy Biancalana (#25)
American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1986 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    45Steve Balboni1B6-3235R-R291981NYA: 1978-2-52MLB--
    28Scott BankheadP5-10185R-R221986KCA: 1984-1-16MLB--
    34Terry BellC6-0195R-R231986SEA: 1983-1-17MLB--
    1Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B5-11160B-R261982KCA: 1978-1-25MLB--
    40Bud BlackP6-2185L-L291981SEA: 1979-17-417MLB--
    5George Brett3B-1B6-0205L-R331973KCA: 1971-2-29MLB--
    17Mike BrewerOF6-5190R-R261986KCA: 1979-1-22MLB--
    13David ConeP6-1190L-R231986KCA: 1981-3-74MLB--
    26Steve FarrP5-11200R-R291984Not draftedMLB--
    23Mark GubiczaP6-5210R-R231984KCA: 1981-2-34MLB--
    50Al HargesheimerP6-3195R-R291980Not draftedMLB--
    38Mark HuismannP6-3195R-R281983CHN: 1979-23-581MLB--
    16Bo JacksonLF-CF6-1225R-R231986KCA: 1986-4-105MLB--
    25Danny JacksonP6-0195R-L241983KCA: 1982-1-1MLB--
    36Rondin Johnson2B5-10160B-R271986KCA: 1980-6-146MLB--
    35Lynn JonesOF5-9175R-R331979CIN: 1974-10-239MLB--
    27Mike KingeryCF-RF6-0180L-L251986Not draftedMLB--
    7Rudy LawOF6-1165L-L291978Not draftedMLB--
    37Charlie LeibrandtP6-3200R-L291979CIN: 1978-9-225MLB--
    22Dennis LeonardP6-1190R-R351974KCA: 1972-2-42MLB--
    11Hal McRaeOF5-11185R-R401968CIN: 1965-6-117MLB--
    24Darryl MotleyOF5-9196R-R261981KCA: 1978-2-51MLB--
    3Jorge Orta2B-OF5-10170L-R351972Not draftedMLB--
    32Bill Pecota3B-SS6-2195R-R261986KCA: 1981-10-234MLB--
    4Greg Pryor3B-SS6-0186R-R361976WS2: 1971-6-130MLB--
    9Jamie QuirkC-3B6-4200L-R311975KCA: 1972-1-18MLB--
    29Dan QuisenberryP6-2185R-R331979UDFAMLB--
    31Bret SaberhagenP6-1200R-R221984KCA: 1982-19-480MLB--
    2Angel SalazarSS6-0173R-R241983Not draftedMLB--
    33Kevin Seitzer3B-1B5-11180R-R241986KCA: 1983-11-283MLB--
    38Steve ShieldsP6-5230R-R271985OAK: 1977-22-554MLB--
    21Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R301978PHI: 1974-1-3MLB--
    8Jim SundbergC6-0195R-R351974TEX: 1973-1-2MLB--
    15Dwight TaylorOF5-9166L-L261986CLE: 1981-7-168MLB--
    20Frank White2B5-11175R-R351973Not draftedMLB--
    6Willie WilsonOF6-3195B-R301976LAN: 1974-16-381MLB--

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