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1997 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  67-94   .416
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tony Muser, Bob Boone
General Manager:   Herk Robinson
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,517,638
Payroll:  $31,225,000
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chili Davis (37)
Youngest Player:  Jose Rosado (22)
Longest Tenure:  Jeff Montgomery (10)
Top Hitter:  Jeff King (26)
Top Pitcher:  Kevin Appier (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Dan Reichert (#7)

Roster Continuity:  63.64%
Top Prospect:   Glendon Rusch
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8675.534--
Chi White Sox8081.4976.0
Milwaukee7883.4848.0
Minnesota6894.42018.5
KC Royals6794.41619.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Jamie Walker1997-04-021997L  4-2 @ BAL000000000000000100001st career game
Shane Halter1997-04-061997W  12-2 @ MIN100000000010000100001st career game
Jeff King1997-04-071997W  6-5 vs KCA41210130000001090082210050049100th career home run, 500th career RBI
Shane Halter1997-04-091997L  4-2 vs KCA101000000000100210001st career hit
Jeff King1997-04-131997W  6-1 vs KCA020000000400000903825100501504 walks
Jay Bell1997-04-141997W  3-2 @ TOR4220022000000001232121887471642 home runs
Bip Roberts1997-04-201997L  11-1 vs KCA40000000001000010001033262902261000th career game
Glendon Rusch1997-04-231997W  12-10 @ SEA000000000000000100001st career game
Chili Davis1997-04-251997W  10-3 @ OAK4120015000100002124209929912041315 RBis
Bip Roberts1997-04-261997L  7-6 @ OAK62420010000000010051044262932274 hits
Shane Halter1997-04-271997W  7-1 @ OAK201000111100200930111st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
Chili Davis1997-04-291997W  6-5 vs KCA421001100110000212721033001205132300th career home run
Tom Goodwin1997-05-141997W  6-2 vs KCA4120000300000004173415691293 stolen bases
Allen McDill1997-05-151997W  10-9 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Mike Sweeney1997-05-181997L  6-5 vs KCA322002400001000796183632 home runs
Craig Paquette1997-05-241997W  11-5 vs KCA42200250002000038229851178172 home runs, 5 RBis
David Howard1997-05-251997W  4-3 vs KCA100000000010000500299812522500th career game
Tom Goodwin1997-06-031997W  5-2 @ ANA4141013200000004343616761394 hits
Chili Davis1997-06-071997W  10-4 vs KCA4230025000000002161213430612251342 home runs, 5 RBis
Jose Santiago1997-06-071997W  10-4 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Jay Bell1997-06-091997L  12-5 vs KCA311001200110000128012649250067500th career RBI
Jim Pittsley1997-06-131997L  5-3 @ PIT201100000010000110001st career game, 1st career hit
Jeff King1997-06-141997W  8-3 @ PIT523002300010000956871110531552 home runs
Jose Offerman1997-06-151997W  8-1 @ PIT42420030110000077773715233934 hits
Jeff King1997-06-231997L  7-6 @ CHA524101300000000963882113542554 hits
Jay Bell1997-06-271997W  16-3 vs KCA3220015000000001295127996516695 RBis
Craig Paquette1997-06-271997W  16-3 vs KCA52200250001000040231254187172 home runs, 5 RBis
Jose Offerman1997-06-291997L  3-2 vs KCA50000000004000078975015234934 strikeouts
Jermaine Dye1997-06-301997L  8-7 @ CHN514101200000000130106144634 hits
Bip Roberts1997-07-101997L  6-3 vs KCA52400000001000010441078263072314 hits
Bip Roberts1997-07-121997L  11-7 vs KCA52410000001000010461083263082314 hits
Ryan Long1997-07-161997L  11-3 @ OAK000000000001000100001st career game
Shane Halter1997-07-181997L  5-4 @ SEA51100110004000037111234 strikeouts, 1st career home run
Ryan Long1997-07-181997L  5-4 @ SEA401000100020000310101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Yamil Benitez1997-07-281997W  10-3 vs KCA514000200000000302641604 hits
Jeff King1997-07-281997W  10-3 vs KCA524000100010000993901115558554 hits
Jed Hansen1997-07-291997L  11-8 vs KCA100000000010000100001st career game
Jay Bell1997-07-311997W  3-2 vs KCA4110011001000001324130810053170100th career home run
Jose Offerman1997-08-011997L  10-3 vs KCA51400010000000080576815237934 hits
Dean Palmer1997-08-021997W  10-3 vs KCA523002400010000783689156459292 home runs
Jeff King1997-08-031997W  5-2 vs KCA3100000100000001000905115559571000th career game
Mike MacFarlane1997-08-031997W  5-2 vs KCA222002300001000974772117437112 home runs
Yamil Benitez1997-08-071997L  8-4 vs KCA400000000040000413362204 strikeouts
Yamil Benitez1997-08-131997L  9-3 @ NYA401000010010000463662311st career stolen base
Chili Davis1997-08-141997L  10-5 @ NYA4241024000000002219219531912621372 home runs, 4 hits
Jed Hansen1997-08-141997L  10-5 @ NYA301000000110000210001st career hit
Jed Hansen1997-08-151997W  5-3 @ DET311000100000100320101st career RBI
Larry Sutton1997-08-171997L  8-4 @ DET400000000000000100001st career game
Chili Davis1997-08-191997W  9-2 vs KCA5230023000000002224220232112661372 home runs
Larry Sutton1997-08-191997W  9-2 vs KCA511000000000000210001st career hit
Jay Bell1997-08-221997L  5-3 vs KCA40410010000000013451333102535704 hits
Jed Hansen1997-08-231997L  6-5 vs KCA411001200010000111211001st career home run
Larry Sutton1997-08-241997L  11-8 vs KCA513001300000000551301st career home run, 1st career RBI
Jermaine Dye1997-08-301997W  16-5 vs KCA533201500010000148120175335 RBis
Shane Halter1997-08-301997W  16-5 vs KCA52410140000000060242934 hits
Jose Rosado1997-08-311997L  5-4 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Felix Martinez1997-09-031997L  6-3 @ CIN100000000010000100001st career game
Felix Martinez1997-09-041997W  7-6 vs KCA512100200120000220201st career hit, 1st career RBI
Jay Bell1997-09-061997L  9-3 vs KCA50330000000000013591351103543703 Doubles
Andy Stewart1997-09-061997L  9-3 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Johnny Damon1997-09-081997W  9-2 vs KCA52400000001000032130917118424 hits
Yamil Benitez1997-09-151997W  11-9 @ TEX6000000000400007061103014 strikeouts
Rod Myers1997-09-151997W  11-9 @ TEX434000010001000413731854 hits
Jose Offerman1997-09-151997W  11-9 @ TEX52410040010000082479415244934 hits
Andy Stewart1997-09-181997L  9-2 vs KCA111100000000000210001st career hit
Jed Hansen1997-09-191997L  6-2 vs KCA403000020010000292311321st career stolen base
Rod Myers1997-09-231997L  7-4 @ MIL500000000040000494331964 strikeouts
Jay Bell1997-09-241997L  4-3 @ MIL70000000004000013731368104552714 strikeouts
Roland De La Maza1997-09-261997L  7-2 @ CHA000000000000000100001st career game
Mike MacFarlane1997-09-261997L  7-2 @ CHA3000000000100001000798118449111000th career game
Jeff King1997-09-271997W  10-4 @ CHA5120015000200001048945126604635 RBis


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