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1987 Omaha Royals (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Kansas City Royals
W-L Record: 64-76 .457
Rank: 8th in American Association
Run Differential: 636-671 -35
Manager(s): Frank Funk, John Wathan
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Attendance: 251,995 7/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Adrian Garrett

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Ross Jones (#9), Jerry Don Gleaton (#17), Gary Thurman (#21), Matt Winters (#24), Buddy Biancalana (#25)
American Association 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 1987 Omaha Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Rick AndersonP6-0175R-R30CHA: 1980-8-179MLB--
    -Jose AngeleroSS6-1170R-R18Not draftedAAA--
    -Jose AngleroSS-3B5-11175R-R18Not draftedAAA--
    -Luis AquinoP6-0195R-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B5-11160B-R27KCA: 1978-1-25MLB--
    -Dann BilardelloC6-0190R-R28SEA: 1978-3-57MLB--
    -Derek BotelhoP6-2180R-R30PHI: 1976-2-42MLB--
    -Joe Citari1B6-2195R-R23KCA: 1981-16-412AAA--
    -John DavisP6-7215R-R24KCA: 1981-7-178MLB--
    -Luis De los Santos1B6-5190R-R20KCA: 1984-2-44MLB--
    -Steve FarrP5-11200R-R30Not draftedMLB--
    -Jerry Don GleatonP6-3210L-L29TEX: 1979-1-17MLB--
    -Dave GumpertP6-1190R-R29UDFAMLB--
    -Al HargesheimerP6-3195R-R30Not draftedMLB--
    -Rondin Johnson2B5-10160B-R28KCA: 1980-6-146MLB--
    -Ross JonesSS6-2185R-R27LAN: 1980-1-9MLB--
    -Jere Longenecker1B6-1185R-R25KCA: 1983-26-655AAA--
    -Mike MacFarlaneC6-1210R-R23KCA: 1985-4-97MLB--
    -Scotti Madison3B-C5-11195B-R27MIN: 1980-3-64MLB--
    -Chito MartinezRF5-10180L-L21KCA: 1984-6-148MLB--
    -Tom MullenP6-1190R-R28CHA: 1980-15-372AAA--
    -Jamie NelsonC5-11180R-R27NYN: 1978-8-166MLB--
    -Bill Pecota3B-SS6-2195R-R27KCA: 1981-10-234MLB--
    -Craig PippinP6-2180R-R29KCA: 1978-30-693AAA--
    -Dave RajsichP6-5175L-L35Not draftedMLB--
    -Bobby RamosC5-11208R-R31MON: 1974-7-153MLB--
    -Israel SanchezP5-9170L-L23KCA: 1982-9-220MLB--
    -Jeff SchulzRF-LF6-1190L-R26KCA: 1983-23-586MLB--
    -Steve ShirleyP6-0185L-L30LAN: 1974-2-45MLB--
    -Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R31PHI: 1974-1-3MLB--
    -Van SniderLF-RF6-3205L-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Bob StoddardP6-1200R-R30SEA: 1978-10-240MLB--
    -Bill SwaggertyP6-2186R-R30BAL: 1979-26-660MLB--
    -Dwight TaylorOF5-9166L-L27CLE: 1981-7-168MLB--
    -Gary ThurmanRF-LF5-10165R-R22KCA: 1983-1-21MLB--
    -Don WelchelP6-4205R-R30BAL: 1978-7-178MLB--
    -Matt WintersRF6-3215L-R27NYA: 1978-1-24MLB--
    -Ron WotusSS-2B6-1164R-R26PIT: 1979-16-406MLB--

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