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1996 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  75-86   .466
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Bob Boone
General Manager:   Herk Robinson
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,435,997
Payroll:  $18,480,750
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Terry Clark (35)
Youngest Player:  Jose Rosado (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mark Gubicza (13)
Top Hitter:  Tom Goodwin (24)
Top Pitcher:  Kevin Appier (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Dee Brown (#14)

Roster Continuity:  51.02%
Top Prospect:   Jim Pittsley
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland9962.615--
Chi White Sox8577.52514.5
Milwaukee8082.49419.5
Minnesota7884.48121.5
KC Royals7586.46624.0

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 
Kevin AppierP28$ 5,051,250  37 
Bip Roberts2B-LF32$ 2,500,000   
Jeff MontgomeryP34$ 2,150,000   
Mark GubiczaP33$ 1,600,000   
Tim BelcherP34$ 1,400,000   
Jose OffermanSS-2B27$ 1,100,000   
Mike MacFarlaneC32$ 850,000   
Hipolito PichardoP26$ 625,000   
David HowardSS-2B29$ 600,000   
Chris HaneyP27$ 575,000   
Bob Hamelin1B28$ 375,000   
Tom GoodwinCF-LF27$ 312,500   
Mike MagnanteP31$ 250,000   
Keith Lockhart2B-3B31$ 207,500   
Tim PughP29$ 195,000   
Jon NunnallyRF-CF24$ 190,000   
Terry ClarkP35$ 180,000   
Johnny DamonLF22$ 180,000   
Julio ValeraP27$ 175,000   
Michael TuckerRF-LF25$ 160,000   
Jason JacomeP25$ 150,000   
Craig Paquette3B-LF27$ 150,000   
Joe Vitiello1B-LF26$ 150,000   
Kevin Young1B27$ 150,000   
Pat LennonLF-RF28$ 120,000   
Joe Randa3B26$ 120,000   
Rick HuismanP27$ 118,000   
Les NormanRF-LF27$ 118,000   
Mike Sweeney1B-C22$ 114,000   
Brian BevilP24$ 109,000   
Jaime BlumaP24$ 109,000   
Sal FasanoC24$ 109,000   
Jeff GrangerP24$ 109,000   
Doug LintonP30$ 109,000   
Henry MercedesC26$ 109,000   
Rod MyersCF-LF23$ 109,000   
Kenny RobinsonP26$ 109,000   
Jose RosadoP21$ 109,000   
Bob ScanlanP29$ 109,000   
Chris Stynes3B-2B23$ 109,000   


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