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1996 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 75-86 .466
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 746-786 -40
Roster Continuity 51.02% 26/28
Manager(s): Bob Boone
General Manager: Herk Robinson
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 18,480,750 27/28
Attendance: 1,435,997 23/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dee Brown (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jamie Quirk
Bullpen Coach: Guy Hansen
First Base Coach: Mitchell Page
Hitting Coach: Greg Luzinski
Pitching Coach: Bruce Kison
Third Base Coach: Tim Foli

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff Granger (#5), Joe Vitiello (#7), Pat Lennon (#8), Kevin Appier (#9), Michael Tucker (#10), Tom Goodwin (#22), Johnny Damon (#35)
American League Central 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 1996 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Kevin AppierP6-2200R-R281989KCA: 1987-1-9MLB--
    41Tim BelcherP6-3225R-R341987NYA: 1984-1-1MLB--
    47Brian BevilP6-4225R-R241996KCA: 1990-30-817MLB--
    46Jaime BlumaP5-11195R-R241996KCA: 1994-3-79MLB--
    24Terry ClarkP6-2190R-R351988SLN: 1979-23-575MLB--
    18Johnny DamonLF6-2190L-L221995KCA: 1992-1-35MLB-Free Agent
    26Sal FasanoC6-2230R-R241996KCA: 1993-37-1029MLB--
    42Tom GoodwinCF-LF6-1175L-R271991LAN: 1989-1-22MLB--
    27Jeff GrangerP6-4200R-L241993KCA: 1993-1-5MLB--
    23Mark GubiczaP6-5210R-R331984KCA: 1981-2-34MLB--
    3Bob Hamelin1B6-0235L-L281993KCA: 1988-2-48MLB--
    33Chris HaneyP6-3210L-L271991MON: 1990-2-51MLB--
    6David HowardSS-2B6-0175B-R291991KCA: 1986-32-774MLB--
    37Rick HuismanP6-3200R-R271995SFN: 1990-3-94MLB--
    45Jason JacomeP6-1185L-L251994NYN: 1991-12-329MLB--
    46Pat LennonLF-RF6-2230R-R281991SEA: 1986-1-8MLB--
    49Doug LintonP6-1190R-R301992TOR: 1986-43-878MLB--
    43Keith Lockhart2B-3B5-10170L-R311994CIN: 1986-11-280MLB--
    15Mike MacFarlaneC6-1210R-R321987KCA: 1985-4-97MLB--
    57Mike MagnanteP6-1185L-L311991KCA: 1988-11-283MLB--
    36Henry MercedesC6-1210R-R261992Not draftedMLB--
    21Jeff MontgomeryP5-11175R-R341987CIN: 1983-9-212MLB--
    58Rod MyersCF-LF6-1190L-L231996KCA: 1991-13-340MLB--
    25Les NormanRF-LF6-1185R-R271995KCA: 1991-25-652MLB--
    22Jon NunnallyRF-CF5-10190L-R241995CLE: 1992-3-70MLB--
    30Jose OffermanSS-2B6-0190B-R271990Not draftedMLB--
    12Craig Paquette3B-LF6-0190R-R271993OAK: 1989-8-218MLB--
    35Hipolito PichardoP6-1195R-R261992UDFAMLB--
    46Tim PughP6-6230R-R291992PHI: 1991-29-759MLB--
    16Joe Randa3B5-11190R-R261995KCA: 1991-11-288MLB--
    1Bip Roberts2B-LF5-7165B-R321986PIT: 1982-1-13MLB--
    50Kenny RobinsonP5-7175R-R261995TOR: 1991-10-276MLB--
    50Jose RosadoP6-0185L-L211996KCA: 1994-12-331MLB--
    24Bob ScanlanP6-4220R-R291991PHI: 1984-25-636MLB--
    38Chris Stynes3B-2B5-10185R-R231995TOR: 1991-3-94MLB--
    29Mike Sweeney1B-C6-2215R-R221995KCA: 1991-10-262MLB--
    31Michael TuckerRF-LF6-2185L-R251995KCA: 1992-1-10MLB--
    51Julio ValeraP6-2215R-R271990Not draftedMLB--
    27Joe Vitiello1B-LF6-3230R-R261995KCA: 1991-1-7MLB--
    32Kevin Young1B6-3222R-R271992PIT: 1990-7-187MLB--

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