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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

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Kevin Appier29340000000000.976------------------24171
Tim Belcher353200000000001.000------------------23220
Jay Bell310000414900000--------1.000.985--------22945010
Yamil Benitez250000003102200------------.952--.981--11104
Brian Bevil251800000000001.000------------------100
Ricky Bones28210000000000.950------------------8111
Hector Carrasco272800000000001.000------------------260
Larry Casian313200000000001.000------------------150
Jim Converse25300000000001.000------------------100
Scott Cooper29008039000005----1.000--1.000----------48550
Johnny Damon2300000048654705------------.986.987.990--32354
Chili Davis370000000000133--------------------
Roland De La Maza2510000000000--------------------000
Jermaine Dye23000000107500----------------.966--16476
Sal Fasano25012000000001--.982----------------5331
Tom Goodwin28000000096000--------------.996----23231
Shane Halter27000181251091704------1.0001.000.9571.0001.0001.000--63401
Chris Haney2880000000000.875------------------161
Jed Hansen24000310000000------.993------------56771
David Howard300003479521705------.973.867.9551.0001.0001.000--961097
Jason Jacome26700000000001.000------------------150
Jeff King320015000000002----.996--------------12171475
Ryan Long2400000010401------------1.000--1.000--700
Mike MacFarlane33081000000000--.991----------------439204
Felix Martinez23000001200002----------.975--------17221
Allen McDill25300000000001.000------------------010
Jeff Montgomery355500000000001.000------------------1050
Rod Myers240000001291000------------1.000.9501.000--5411
Jon Nunnally2500000010800------------1.000--1.000--1200
Jose Offerman280001010000001------.981------------2012549
Gregg Olson30340000000000.889------------------441
Dean Palmer28000048000001--------.924----------27829
Craig Paquette28000072040000--------.935--1.000------5113012
Mike Perez321600000000001.000------------------330
Hipolito Pichardo274700000000001.000------------------8120
Jim Pittsley23210000000000.941------------------6101
Bip Roberts330000100822000--------1.000--.9801.000----149173
Jose Rosado22330000000000.972------------------11241
Glendon Rusch223000000000001.000------------------8130
Jose Santiago2240000000000--------------------000
Scott Service301200000000001.000------------------010
Tim Spehr30017000000000--1.000----------------7870
Andy Stewart2604000000001--1.000----------------1010
Larry Sutton27001200010003----1.000--------------9280
Mike Sweeney23076000000003--.993----------------425313
Randy Veres31240000000000.857------------------061
Joe Vitiello2700100012016012----1.000------.944--1.000--5601
Jamie Walker255000000000001.000------------------560
Matt Whisenant26240000000000.750------------------031
Mike Williams281000000000001.000------------------110
Mitch Williams3270000000000--------------------000


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