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1989 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 690-635 + 55
Roster Continuity 83.56% 3/26
Manager(s): John Wathan
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Payroll: $ 15,421,662 9/26
Attendance: 2,477,700 10/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Brent Mayne (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Glenn Ezell
First Base Coach: Bob Schaefer
Hitting Coach: John Mayberry
Hitting Coach: Mike Lum
Pitching Coach: Frank Funk
Third Base Coach: Adrian Garrett

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), Kurt Stillwell (#2), Kevin Appier (#9), Pat Tabler (#16), Jerry Don Gleaton (#17), Gary Thurman (#21), Matt Winters (#24)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
9270.5687.0
9171.5628.0
8379.51216.0
8082.49419.0
7389.45126.0
6992.42929.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
33Kevin Seitzer3B27   59778168
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4817810276574716.281.387.337724.055.241.3130.75149.3201715
16Bo JacksonOF26   51586132
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10526939172380410.256.310.495805.239.348.3174.4116.1255561
22Jim EisenreichOF30   47564139
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59278374409348.293.341.448789.156.274.3051.1952.8213519
1Kurt StillwellSS24   46352121
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5496426432533.261.325.380705.119.216.2891.5266.1176516
5George Brett1B36   45767129
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8014459473140918.282.362.431793.149.300.2870.8038.1197528
4Danny TartabullOF-DH26   44154118
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624269123320212.268.369.440809.172.333.3311.7824.5194515
20Frank White2B38   41834107
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3632305220537.256.307.328635.072.146.2861.73209.0137458
8Bob BooneC41   40533111
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43324937248516.274.351.323674.049.173.2960.76405.0131469
30Pat TablerOF-DH31   39036101
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42003742203214.259.325.308633.049.144.2841.14195.0120434
6Willie WilsonOF33   3835897
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43246277810668.253.300.358658.104.222.3052.89127.7137423
3Brad Wellman2B-SS29   1783041
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125373610307.230.263.287550.056.107.2795.1489.051189
14Bill Buckner1B-DH39   176738
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161061102014.216.240.267507.051.091.2241.83176.047183
15Mike MacFarlaneC25   1571335
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190072720018.223.263.299562.076.121.2563.8678.547167
17Matt WintersOF29   1071425
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900142301013.234.320.346666.112.243.2771.6453.537122
9Luis De los Santos1B22   87622
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060051400002.253.293.310603.057.115.3012.80--2792
25Gary ThurmanOF24   872417
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05160152600210.195.311.241552.046.402.2741.73--21105
32Bill PecotaSS-OF29   832117
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5507911104.205.275.410685.205.349.1971.2927.73492
29Rey Palacios3B-1B26   47128
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80121410211.170.216.277493.106.128.2127.0047.01353
24Jeff SchulzOF28   902
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18Bret SaberhagenP25   0100000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals187354756901428227411016531545155489729504250141.261.326.373699.112.232.2931.6254.220406121
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
18Bret Saberhagen25   2362.16363512400262.1209746313431938120.967.180.451.486.634.49
23Mark Gubicza26   15113.0436368200255.02521008610631739051.248.890.352.226.112.75
36Tom Gordon21   1793.64491611161163.01226766108615312011.286.740.554.758.451.78
37Charlie Leibrandt32   5115.1433273130161.019698921354739221.5510.960.733.024.081.35
27Luis Aquino25   683.5134162170141.11486255635684041.309.450.382.234.341.94
21Jeff Montgomery27   731.3763000391892.0661614325946120.996.460.292.459.203.76
19Floyd Bannister34   414.681414000075.1874039818351011.4010.440.962.164.201.94
38Terry Leach35   564.14303006073.2784634436341111.549.490.494.384.140.94
26Steve Farr32   254.1451200401863.1753529522562011.5410.710.713.148.002.55
49Steve Crawford31   312.83250005054.0481917219330031.248.000.333.175.501.74
34Larry McWilliams35   224.0985100032.231151528242001.188.450.552.186.553.00
40Rick Luecken28   213.381900012123.22399313160101.508.631.134.886.001.23
55Kevin Appier21   149.0065000021.2342222312100002.0913.911.234.914.090.83
39Jerry Don Gleaton31   005.79150005014.1201090690101.8612.860.003.865.791.50
54Jose DeJesus24   004.503100108.07441820001.887.881.139.002.250.25
34Stan Clarke28   0215.432200007.01412122421002.5718.002.575.142.570.50
45Bob Buchanan28   0018.002000103.15661331002.6715.003.009.009.001.00
Batting Totals92703.55426162279135381452141563557286455978567221.298.770.532.826.062.15
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob BooneC1297526476.9910.00
Mike MacFarlaneC592491714.9960.00
Rey PalaciosC13241001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Brett1B10489680271.9980.00
Luis De los Santos1B2720316323.9860.00
Bill Buckner1B2418113319.9850.00
Pat Tabler1B2012613110.9930.00
Rey Palacios1B1859418.9840.00
Bill Pecota1B480011.0000.00
Kevin Seitzer1B20000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank White2B1322384071064.9850.00
Brad Wellman2B6474128127.9950.00
Bill Pecota2B12819031.0000.00
Pat Tabler2B324001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kevin Seitzer3B1591122722028.9500.00
Rey Palacios3B21131010.9580.00
Bill Pecota3B72612.8890.00
Brad Wellman3B30000.0000.00
Pat Tabler3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kurt StillwellSS1301793341665.9700.00
Brad WellmanSS343056115.9890.00
Bill PecotaSS29275418.9880.00
Kevin SeitzerSS655021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim EisenreichOF123273430.9890.00
Bo JacksonOF1102241182.9670.00
Willie WilsonOF108252260.9770.00
Danny TartabullOF71108320.9820.00
Gary ThurmanOF6054230.9490.00
Pat TablerOF5589831.9700.00
Matt WintersOF3145130.9390.00
Bill PecotaOF1550001.0000.00
Jeff SchulzOF560001.0000.00
Kevin SeitzerOF310001.0000.00
George BrettOF220001.0000.00
Rey PalaciosOF10000.0000.00
Frank WhiteOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jeff MontgomeryP639211621.8951.66
Steve FarrP516374001.0001.57
Tom GordonP491631526071.0002.26
Mark GubiczaP36255184950.9312.36
Bret SaberhagenP36262213641.9341.96
Luis AquinoP341411123031.0002.17
Charlie LeibrandtP3316162620.9411.79
Terry LeachP307351940.8572.95
Steve CrawfordP2554713011.0003.33
Rick LueckenP192322001.0001.55
Jerry Don GleatonP151402001.0001.28
Floyd BannisterP1475315031.0002.16
Larry McWilliamsP83214001.0001.40
Kevin AppierP62110001.0000.42
Jose DeJesusP3801001.0001.13
Bob BuchananP230000.0000.00
Stan ClarkeP2701001.0001.29
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Danny TartabullDH55.0000.00
Pat TablerDH39.0000.00
Bo JacksonDH24.0000.00
Bill BucknerDH19.0000.00
George BrettDH17.0000.00
Jim EisenreichDH10.0000.00
Mike MacFarlaneDH4.0000.00
Gary ThurmanDH4.0000.00
Matt WintersDH3.0000.00
Rey PalaciosDH2.0000.00
Bill PecotaDH1.0000.00
Brad WellmanDH1.0000.00
Willie WilsonDH1.0000.00


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