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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Kevin Appier
Stat Years
1987-2006  [mlb] 1989-2004
6-2 / 200
Right / Right
P (504)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
Antelope Valley College (Lancaster,California)
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#9 overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
Guy Hansen
MLB Debut
1989-06-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.181)
Service Time
KCA [15] OAK [2] ANA [2] NYN [1] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1289 ... retro id: appik001 ... mlbam id: 110293
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On Base

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