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1987 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  83-79   .512
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Billy Gardner, John Wathan
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,392,471
Payroll:  $0
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Hal McRae (41)
Youngest Player:  Melido Perez (21)
Longest Tenure:  Frank White, George Brett, Hal McRae (15)
Top Hitter:  Kevin Seitzer (7)
Top Pitcher:  Bret Saberhagen (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Kevin Appier (#9)

Roster Continuity:  72.94%
Top Prospect:   Bo Jackson
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Minnesota8577.525--
KC Royals8379.5122.0
Oakland8181.5004.0
Seattle7884.4817.0
Chi White Sox7785.4758.0
Texas7587.46310.0
California7587.46310.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
17Rick AndersonPMLB6-0175RightRight11/29/195630Everett,Washington19808179CHW

45Steve Balboni1BMLB6-3235RightRight1/16/195730Brockton,Massachusetts1978252NYY
12Juan BeniquezOFMLB5-11165RightRight5/13/195037San Sebastian,Puerto Rico1969UDFA BOS
1Buddy BiancalanaSS-2BMLB5-11160BothRight2/2/196027Larkspur,California1978125KC
40Bud BlackPMLB6-2185LeftLeft6/30/195730San Mateo,California1981UDFA SEA
27Thad BosleyOFMLB6-3175LeftLeft9/17/195630Oceanside,California1974482CAL
5George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195334Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
49John DavisPMLB6-7215RightRight1/5/196324Chicago,Illinois19817178KC
22Jim EisenreichRF-LFMLB5-11195LeftLeft4/18/195928St. Cloud,Minnesota198016402MIN
26Steve FarrPMLB5-11200RightRight12/12/195630La Plata,Maryland1976UDFA PIT
28Gene GarberPMLB5-10175RightRight11/13/194739Lancaster,Pennsylvania196520382PIT
39Jerry Don GleatonPMLB6-3210LeftLeft9/14/195729Brownwood,Texas1979117TEX
23Mark GubiczaPMLB6-5210RightRight8/14/196224Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1981234KC
30Dave GumpertPMLB6-1190RightRight5/5/195829South Haven,Michigan1981UDFA DET
7Ed HearnCMLB6-3215RightRight8/23/196026Stuart,Florida19784101PHI
16Bo JacksonLF-CFMLB6-1225RightRight11/30/196224Bessemer,Alabama19864105KC
15Danny JacksonPMLB6-0195RightLeft1/5/196225San Antonio,Texas198211KC
3Ross JonesSSMLB6-2185RightRight1/14/196027Miami,Florida198019LAD
37Charlie LeibrandtPMLB6-3200RightLeft10/4/195630Chicago,Illinois19789225CIN
28Mike MacFarlaneCMLB6-1210RightRight4/12/196423Stockton,California1985497KC
38Scotti Madison3B-CMLB5-11195BothRight9/12/195927Pensacola,Florida1980364MIN
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194541Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
3Jorge Orta2B-OFMLB5-10170LeftRight11/26/195036Mazatlan,Mexico1972UDFA CHW
24Larry OwenCMLB5-11185RightRight5/31/195532Cleveland,Ohio197717420ATL
32Bill Pecota3B-SSMLB6-2195RightRight2/16/196027Redwood City,California198110234KC
31Melido PerezPMLB6-4180RightRight2/15/196621San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1984UDFA KC
9Jamie QuirkC-3BMLB6-4200LeftRight10/22/195432Whittier,California1972118KC
29Dan QuisenberryPMLB6-2185RightRight2/7/195334Santa Monica,California1975UDFA KC
18Bret SaberhagenPMLB6-1200RightRight4/11/196423Chicago Heights,Illinois198219479KC
2Angel SalazarSSMLB6-0173RightRight11/4/196125Anaco,Venezuela1980UDFA MTL
33Kevin Seitzer3B-1BMLB5-11180RightRight3/26/196225Springfield,Illinois198311283KC
31Bob ShirleyPMLB5-11185RightLeft6/25/195433Cushing,Oklahoma197618SD
21Lonnie SmithLF-OFMLB5-9170RightRight12/22/195531Chicago,Illinois197413PHI
19Bob StoddardPMLB6-1200RightRight3/8/195730San Jose,California197810240SEA
4Danny TartabullRFMLB6-1205RightRight10/30/196224Miami,Florida1980371CIN
25Gary ThurmanRF-LFMLB5-10165RightRight11/12/196422Indianapolis,Indiana1983121KC
20Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195036Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
6Willie WilsonOFMLB6-3195BothRight7/9/195531Montgomery,Alabama197416379LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Carl BlandoScout 
Gary BlaylockPitching Coach 
John BolesDirector of Player Development 
Billy GardnerManager 
Ken GonzalesScout 
Guy HansenScout 
Ron HopkinsScout 
Gary JohnsonScout 
Joe JonesFirst Base Coach 
Tony LevatoScout 
Jose MartinezThird Base Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Chuck McMichaelScout 
Hal McRaeHitting Coach 
Jim MoranScout 
Ed NapoleonBench Coach 
Johnny RamosScout 
Herb RaybournScout 
Will RutenschroerScout 
Jimmie SchafferBullpen Coach 
John SchuerholzGeneral Manager 
Luis SilverioScout 
Hilario SorianoScout 
Jerry StephensScout 
Roy TannerScout 
Denny TreaseBroadcaster 
John WathanManager 
Terry WetzelScout 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 


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