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1997 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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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:
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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
TeamWLWPctGBL
8675.534--
8081.4976.0
7883.4848.0
6894.42018.5
6794.41619.0
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