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1998 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  72-89   .447
Result:   3rd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tony Muser
General Manager:   Herk Robinson
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,494,875
Payroll:  $32,912,500
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Terry Pendleton (37)
Youngest Player:  Dee Brown (20)
Longest Tenure:  Jeff Montgomery (11)
Top Hitter:  Jose Offerman (10)
Top Pitcher:  Tim Belcher (16)
Top Draft Pick:  Jeff Austin (#4)

Roster Continuity:  65.00%
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8973.549--
Chi White Sox8082.4949.0
KC Royals7289.44716.5
Minnesota7092.43219.0
Detroit6597.40124.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
46Jermaine AllensworthCFMLB6-0190RightRight1/11/197226Anderson,Indiana1993134PIT

17Kevin AppierPMLB6-2200RightRight12/6/196730Lancaster,California198719KC
44Brian BarberPMLB6-1190RightRight3/4/197325Hamilton,Ohio1991122STL
41Tim BelcherPMLB6-3225RightRight10/19/196136Mount Gilead,Ohio198411NYY
36Carlos BeltranRFMLB6-1190BothRight4/24/197721Manati,Puerto Rico1995249KC
47Brian BevilPMLB6-4225RightRight9/5/197126Houston,Texas199030800KC
49Ricky BonesPMLB6-0202RightRight4/7/196929Salinas,Puerto Rico1986UDFA SD
27Dee BrownLFMLB6-0215LeftRight3/27/197820Bronx,New York1996114KC
55Tim ByrdakPMLB5-11180LeftLeft10/31/197324Oak Lawn,Illinois19945135KC
19Jeff Conine1B-LFMLB6-1220RightRight6/27/196632Tacoma,Washington1987581225KC
18Johnny DamonLFMLB6-2190LeftLeft11/5/197324Fort Riley,Kansas1992135KC
24Jermaine DyeRFMLB6-5220RightRight1/28/197424Vacaville,California199317488ATL
45Bart EvansPMLB6-2210RightRight12/30/197027Springfield,Missouri19929246KC
26Sal FasanoCMLB6-2230RightRight8/10/197126Chicago,Illinois1993371029KC
43Carlos Febles2BMLB5-11185RightRight5/24/197622El Seybo,Dominican Republic1993UDFA KC
15Jeremy GiambiRF-LFMLB6-0200LeftLeft9/30/197423San Jose,California19966169KC
4Shane HalterSS-3BMLB6-0180RightRight11/8/196928La Plata,Maryland19915133KC
33Chris HaneyPMLB6-3210LeftLeft11/16/196829Baltimore,Maryland1990264MTL
2Jed Hansen2BMLB6-1195RightRight8/19/197225Tacoma,Washington1994250KC
51Chris HatcherLFMLB6-3220RightRight1/7/196929Anaheim,California1990388HOU
7Jeff King3B-1BMLB6-1188RightRight12/26/196433Marion,Indiana198611PIT
8Scott Leius3BMLB6-3208RightRight9/24/196532Yonkers,New York198613325MIN
32Mendy LopezSS-2BMLB6-2190RightRight10/15/197423Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1992UDFA KC
15Mike MacFarlaneCMLB6-1210RightRight4/12/196434Stockton,California1985497KC
31Shane MackLF-CFMLB6-0190RightRight12/7/196334Los Angeles,California1984111SD
14Felix MartinezSSMLB6-0180BothRight5/18/197424Nagua,Dominican Republic199329825OAK
55Allen McDillPMLB6-0155LeftLeft8/23/197126Greenville,Mississippi199220553NYM
21Jeff MontgomeryPMLB5-11175RightRight1/7/196236Wellston,Ohio19839212CIN
23Hal Morris1BMLB6-2195LeftLeft4/9/196533Fort Rucker,Alabama19868210NYY
30Jose OffermanSS-2BMLB6-0190BothRight11/8/196829San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1986UDFA LAD
52Hector OrtizCMLB6-0205RightRight10/14/196928Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico198835894LAD
16Dean Palmer3BMLB6-1210RightRight12/27/196829Tallahassee,Florida1986359TEX
6Terry Pendleton3BMLB5-9195BothRight7/16/196037Los Angeles,California19827179STL
35Hipolito PichardoPMLB6-1195RightRight8/22/196928Esperanza,Dominican Republic1987UDFA KC
34Jim PittsleyPMLB6-7220RightRight4/3/197424DuBois,Pennsylvania1992117KC
28Pat RappPMLB6-3215RightRight7/13/196730Jennings,Louisiana198915386SF
51Danny RiosPMLB6-2192RightRight11/11/197225Madrid,Spain1990721437NYY
3Luis RiveraSSMLB5-9175RightRight1/3/196434Cidra,Puerto Rico1981UDFA MTL
50Jose RosadoPMLB6-0185LeftLeft11/9/197423Jersey City,New Jersey199412331KC
53Glendon RuschPMLB6-1200LeftLeft11/7/197423Seattle,Washington199317469KC
46Jose SantiagoPMLB6-3215RightRight11/5/197423Fajardo,Puerto Rico1994701627KC
48Scott ServicePMLB6-6240RightRight2/26/196731Cincinnati,Ohio1985UDFA PHI
2Tim SpehrCMLB6-2200RightRight7/2/196631Excelsior Springs,Missouri19885127KC
37Jeff SuppanPMLB6-2210RightRight1/2/197523Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1993249BOS
22Larry Sutton1B-RFMLB6-0185LeftLeft5/14/197028West Covina,California199221582KC
29Mike Sweeney1B-CMLB6-2215RightRight7/22/197324Orange,California199110263KC
15Chris TurnerCMLB6-3200RightRight3/23/196929Bowling Green,Kentucky19917195CAL
44Joe Vitiello1B-LFMLB6-3230RightRight4/11/197028Cambridge,Massachusetts199117KC
57Jamie WalkerPMLB6-2190LeftLeft7/1/197126McMinnville,Tennessee199210265HOU
56Matt WhisenantPMLB6-3215RightLeft6/8/197127Los Angeles,California198918454PHI
12Ernie YoungCF-RFMLB6-1234RightRight7/8/196928Chicago,Illinois199010281OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Allard BairdAssistant to GM 
Tom BurgmeierBullpen Coach 
Rich DauerThird Base Coach 
Balos DavisScout 
Bob DavisBroadcaster 
Dave HerreraScout 
Mike JirscheleMinor League Infield Instructor 
Gary JohnsonScout 
Bruce KisonPitching Coach 
Mark LittellRoving Minor League Pitching Instructor 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Tony MuserManager 
Cliff PastornickyScout 
Brian PoldbergMinor League Catching Coordinator 
Tom PoquetteHitting Coach 
Bill PriceScout 
Jamie QuirkBench Coach 
Johnny RamosScout 
Herk RobinsonGeneral Manager 
Chet SergoScout 
Luis SilverioScout 
Paul SplittorffBroadcaster 
Gerald TurnerScout 
Frank WhiteFirst Base Coach 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 
Dennis WoodyScout 


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