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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


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