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1989 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  92-70   .568
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  John Wathan
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,477,700
Payroll:  $15,421,662
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bob Boone (41)
Youngest Player:  Kevin Appier (21)
Longest Tenure:  Frank White, George Brett (17)
Top Hitter:  Bo Jackson (15)
Top Pitcher:  Bret Saberhagen (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Brent Mayne (#13)

Roster Continuity:  83.56%
Top Prospect:   Tom Gordon
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9963.611--
KC Royals9270.5687.0
California9171.5628.0
Texas8379.51216.0
Minnesota8082.49419.0
Seattle7389.45126.0
Chi White Sox6992.42929.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Willie WilsonOF33$ 2,112,205  16 
George Brett3B-1B36$ 2,005,000  20 
Mark GubiczaP26$ 1,375,000  58 
Bret SaberhagenP25$ 1,350,000  61 
Charlie LeibrandtP32$ 1,250,000  72 
Danny TartabullRF26$ 1,035,000   
Frank White2B38$ 1,000,000   
Floyd BannisterP34$ 900,000   
Bob BooneC41$ 883,001   
Pat Tabler1B-OF31$ 825,000   
Bo JacksonLF-CF26$ 610,000   
Steve FarrP32$ 605,000   
Kurt StillwellSS-2B24$ 460,000   
Terry LeachP35$ 425,000   
Bill Buckner1B-OF39$ 400,000   
Kevin Seitzer3B-1B27$ 340,000   
Brad Wellman2B-SS29$ 155,000   
Steve CrawfordP31$ 150,000   
Jim EisenreichRF-LF30$ 120,000   
Jeff MontgomeryP27$ 95,000   
Bill Pecota3B-SS29$ 85,000   
Mike MacFarlaneC25$ 70,500   
Luis AquinoP25$ 68,000   
Tom GordonP21$ 68,000   
Rick LueckenP28$ 68,000   
Larry McWilliamsP35$ 68,000   
Matt WintersRF29$ 68,000   
Kevin AppierP21$ 62,500   
Bob BuchananP28$ 62,500   
Stan ClarkeP28$ 62,500   
Luis De los Santos1B22$ 62,500   
Jose DeJesusP24$ 62,500   
Jerry Don GleatonP31$ 62,500   
Rey PalaciosC-3B26$ 62,500   
Jeff SchulzRF-LF28$ 62,500   
Gary ThurmanRF-LF24$ 62,500   


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