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1997 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 67-94 .416
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 747-820 -73
Roster Continuity 63.64% 14/28
Manager(s): Tony Muser, Bob Boone
General Manager: Herk Robinson
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 31,225,000 21/28
Attendance: 1,517,638 22/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dan Reichert (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jamie Quirk
Bullpen Coach: Guy Hansen
First Base Coach: Mitchell Page
First Base Coach: Frank White
Hitting Coach: Tom Poquette
Hitting Coach: Greg Luzinski
Pitching Coach: Bruce Kison
Third Base Coach: Rich Dauer

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff King (#1), Gregg Olson (#4), Joe Vitiello (#7), Jay Bell (#8), Kevin Appier (#9), Jim Pittsley (#17), Tom Goodwin (#22), Johnny Damon (#35)
American League Central Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Jamie WalkerKCABALL 2-4 @BAL000000000000000011st career game
    Shane HalterKCAMINW 12-2 @MIN100000000010000011st career game
    Jeff KingKCABALW 6-5 vs BAL4121013000000010900100th career home run, 500th career RBI
    Shane HalterKCABALL 2-4 vs BAL101000000000010021st career hit
    Jeff KingKCAMINW 6-1 vs MIN02000000040000009034 walks
    Jay BellKCATORW 3-2 @TOR422002200000000012322 home runs
    Bip RobertsKCAANAL 1-11 vs ANA400000000010000010001000th career game
    Glendon RuschKCASEAW 12-10 @SEA000000000000000011st career game
    Chili DavisKCAOAKW 10-3 @OAK412001500010000021245 RBIs
    Bip RobertsKCAOAKL 6-7 @OAK624200100000000010054 hits
    Shane HalterKCAOAKW 7-1 @OAK201000111100020091st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
    Chili DavisKCATORW 6-5 vs TOR42100110011000002127300th career home run
    Tom GoodwinKCABOSW 6-2 vs BOS41200003000000004173 stolen bases
    Allen McDillKCADETW 10-9 vs DET000000000000000011st career game
    Mike SweeneyKCADETL 5-6 vs DET3220024000010000792 home runs
    Craig PaquetteKCASEAW 11-5 vs SEA42200250002000003822 home runs, 5 RBIs
    David HowardKCASEAW 4-3 vs SEA1000000000100000500500th career game
    Tom GoodwinKCAANAW 5-2 @ANA41410132000000004344 hits
    Chili DavisKCATEXW 10-4 vs TEX423002500000000021612 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Jose SantiagoKCATEXW 10-4 vs TEX000000000000000011st career game
    Jay BellKCAANAL 5-12 vs ANA31100120011000001280500th career RBI
    Jim PittsleyKCAPITL 3-5 @PIT201100000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Jeff KingKCAPITW 8-3 @PIT52300230001000009562 home runs
    Jose OffermanKCAPITW 8-1 @PIT42420030110000007774 hits
    Jeff KingKCACHAL 6-7 @CHA52410130000000009634 hits
    Jay BellKCAMILW 16-3 vs MIL322001500000000012955 RBIs
    Craig PaquetteKCAMILW 16-3 vs MIL52200250001000004022 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Jose OffermanKCAMILL 2-3 vs MIL50000000004000007894 strikeouts
    Jermaine DyeKCACHNL 7-8 @CHN51410120000000001304 hits
    Bip RobertsKCACHAL 3-6 vs CHA524000000010000010444 hits
    Bip RobertsKCACHAL 7-11 vs CHA524100000010000010464 hits
    Ryan LongKCAOAKL 3-11 @OAK000000000001000011st career game
    Shane HalterKCASEAL 4-5 @SEA5110011000400000374 strikeouts, 1st career home run
    Ryan LongKCASEAL 4-5 @SEA401000100020000031st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Yamil BenitezKCAMINW 10-3 vs MIN5140002000000000304 hits
    Jeff KingKCAMINW 10-3 vs MIN52400010001000009934 hits
    Jed HansenKCAMINL 8-11 vs MIN100000000010000011st career game
    Jay BellKCABOSW 3-2 vs BOS41100110010010001324100th career home run
    Jose OffermanKCABOSL 3-10 vs BOS51400010000000008054 hits
    Dean PalmerKCABOSW 10-3 vs BOS52300240001000007832 home runs
    Jeff KingKCABOSW 5-2 vs BOS310000010000000010001000th career game
    Mike MacFarlaneKCABOSW 5-2 vs BOS22200230000100009742 home runs
    Yamil BenitezKCADETL 4-8 vs DET4000000000400000414 strikeouts
    Yamil BenitezKCANYAL 3-9 @NYA4010000100100000461st career stolen base
    Chili DavisKCANYAL 5-10 @NYA424102400000000022192 home runs, 4 hits
    Jed HansenKCANYAL 5-10 @NYA301000000110000021st career hit
    Jed HansenKCADETW 5-3 @DET311000100000010031st career RBI
    Larry SuttonKCADETL 4-8 @DET400000000000000011st career game
    Chili DavisKCABALW 9-2 vs BAL523002300000000022242 home runs
    Larry SuttonKCABALW 9-2 vs BAL511000000000000021st career hit
    Jay BellKCATORL 3-5 vs TOR404100100000000013454 hits
    Jed HansenKCATORL 5-6 vs TOR4110012000100000111st career home run
    Larry SuttonKCATORL 8-11 vs TOR513001300000000051st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Jermaine DyeKCASLNW 16-5 vs SLN53320150001000001485 RBIs
    Shane HalterKCASLNW 16-5 vs SLN5241014000000000604 hits
    Jose RosadoKCASLNL 4-5 vs SLN000000000000000011st career game
    Felix MartinezKCACINL 3-6 @CIN100000000010000011st career game
    Felix MartinezKCAOAKW 7-6 vs OAK512100200120000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Jay BellKCAOAKL 3-9 vs OAK503300000000000013593 Doubles
    Andy StewartKCAOAKL 3-9 vs OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Johnny DamonKCASEAW 9-2 vs SEA52400000001000003214 hits
    Yamil BenitezKCATEXW 11-9 @TEX6000000000400000704 strikeouts
    Rod MyersKCATEXW 11-9 @TEX4340000100010000414 hits
    Jose OffermanKCATEXW 11-9 @TEX52410040010000008244 hits
    Andy StewartKCACHAL 2-9 vs CHA111100000000000021st career hit
    Jed HansenKCACLEL 2-6 vs CLE4030000200100000291st career stolen base
    Rod MyersKCAMILL 4-7 @MIL5000000000400000494 strikeouts
    Jay BellKCAMILL 3-4 @MIL700000000040000013734 strikeouts
    Roland De La MazaKCACHAL 2-7 @CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Mike MacFarlaneKCACHAL 2-7 @CHA300000000010000010001000th career game
    Jeff KingKCACHAW 10-4 @CHA512001500020000010485 RBIs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Jamie WalkerKCABALL 2-4 @BALL 0.21110000003117464%10-11st career game
    Glendon RuschKCAMINW 12-2 @MINW 842001400029113694461%11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Jamie WalkerKCABALW 6-5 vs BALW 0.1000001000163350%31-11st career win
    Mitch WilliamsKCAANAL 1-11 vs ANA 2644001000123427779%61245-57Threw 79% strikes
    Tim BelcherKCABOSW 9-0 vs BOSWSHO920002400130110634757%303114-104Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Allen McDillKCADETW 10-9 vs DET 1.1233121000723111248%10-01st career game
    Kevin AppierKCAOAKL 1-2 vs OAK 9510011000034142984469%23399-6810 Strikeouts
    Randy VeresKCATEXW 6-2 @TEXSv 3.14000020001344331175%1299-13Threw 75% strikes
    Kevin AppierKCATEXL 3-6 vs TEX 9433251100035143935065%23599-6911 Strikeouts
    Jim PittsleyKCATEXW 10-4 vs TEXW 74331260002697643366%81-41st career win
    Jose SantiagoKCATEXW 10-4 vs TEX 0.1000000000132167%10-01st career game
    Mike WilliamsKCATEXW 4-2 vs TEXSv 0.20000010002660100%10413-261st career save
    Kevin AppierKCAPITW 8-1 @PITW 52000100001756391770%237100-70100th career win
    Ricky BonesKCAMILW 4-3 vs MIL 2.121100000082318578%17651-63Threw 78% strikes
    Mike PerezKCAOAKL 3-11 @OAK 1.2133114001832161650%30123-16Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Mike PerezKCABOSL 3-10 vs BOS 230000100082620677%30723-16Threw 77% strikes
    Jose RosadoKCATORL 3-5 vs TORL 710552040003187672077%4316-16Threw 77% strikes
    Matt WhisenantKCABALW 5-4 @BALW 0.2000000000121150%151-01st career win
    Brian BevilKCAANAW 3-1 @ANASv 10000000003129375%171-21st career save
    Kevin AppierKCACLEW 1-0 vs CLE 7400011000025119813868%255104-7710 Strikeouts
    Roland De La MazaKCACHAL 2-7 @CHA 2111111100932181456%10-01st career game

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