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1989 Omaha Royals (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Kansas City Royals
W-L Record: 74-72 .507
Rank: 1st in American Association Western
Run Differential: 607-582 + 25
Manager(s): Sal Rende
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Attendance: 335,517 5/8
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Tom Poquette
Pitching Coach: Rich Dubee

#1 Draft Picks

Kevin Appier (#9), Tim Pyznarski (#15), Jerry Don Gleaton (#17), Gary Thurman (#21), Matt Winters (#24), Kevin Burrell (#25)
American Association Western 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 1989 Omaha Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Kevin AppierP6-2200R-R21KCA: 1987-1-9MLB--
    -Bob BuchananP6-1185L-L28CIN: 1979-2-41MLB--
    -Kevin BurrellC6-4215R-R26BOS: 1981-1-25AAA--
    -Nick CapraOF5-8165R-R31TEX: 1979-3-69MLB--
    -Nick CastanedaC6-5205L-R26PIT: 1980-8-205AAA--
    -Jose CastroSS5-9155R-R31PHI: 1977-27-665AAA--
    -Stan ClarkeP6-1180L-L28TOR: 1981-6-134MLB--
    -Steve CrawfordP6-5225R-R31UDFAMLB--
    -Matt CrouchP6-1190R-R24CHN: 1984-5-108AAA--
    -Luis De los Santos1B6-5190R-R22KCA: 1984-2-44MLB--
    -Jose DeJesusP6-5195R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    -Tom Dodd3B6-0190R-R30NYA: 1980-1-7MLB--
    -Tom DunbarOF6-2192L-L29TEX: 1980-1-25MLB--
    -Luis EncarnacionP5-10178R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Jose EscobarSS-2B5-10140R-R28Not draftedMLB--
    -Steve FireovidP6-2195B-R32SDN: 1978-7-161MLB--
    -Jerry Don GleatonP6-3210L-L31TEX: 1979-1-17MLB--
    -Ed HearnC6-3215R-R28PHI: 1978-4-101MLB--
    -Chuck Jackson3B-CF6-0185R-R26HOU: 1984-7-175MLB--
    -Mike JirscheleSS5-11195R-R30TEX: 1977-5-113AAA--
    -Bill LaskeyP6-5190R-R31KCA: 1978-2-27MLB--
    -Mike LogginsOF5-9165B-L25KCA: 1985-3-71AAA--
    -Rick LueckenP6-6210R-R28SEA: 1983-27-667MLB--
    -Mike MeshSS5-11170R-R28BOS: 1982-13-332AAA--
    -Donnie MooreP6-0185L-R35CHN: 1973-1-3MLB--
    -Ed OlwineP6-2165L-L31CHA: 1976-21-488MLB--
    -Rey PalaciosC-3B5-10190R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Kelly Paris3B-2B6-0180R-R31SLN: 1975-2-40MLB--
    -Bill Pecota3B-SS6-2195R-R29KCA: 1981-10-234MLB--
    -Harvey PulliamLF-RF6-0205R-R21KCA: 1986-3-79MLB--
    -Tim Pyznarski1B6-2195R-R29OAK: 1981-1-15MLB--
    -Jeff SchulzRF-LF6-1190L-R28KCA: 1983-23-586MLB--
    -Terry Shumpert2B-3B6-2195R-R22KCA: 1987-2-41MLB--
    -Ken SpratkeP6-3200R-R26SEA: 1984-3-56AAA--
    -Mel StottlemyreP6-0190R-R25HOU: 1985-1-3MLB--
    -Gary ThurmanRF-LF5-10165R-R24KCA: 1983-1-21MLB--
    -Matt WintersRF6-3215L-R29NYA: 1978-1-24MLB--

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