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1976 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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John Mayberry played for the 1976 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record90-72 (1st in American League West)League Rank2ndMLB Rank6th
BallparkRoyals Stadium
ManagerWhitey HerzogGeneral ManagerJoe Burke
CoachesSteve Boros (Assistant Coach), Galen Cisco (Pitching Coach), Chuck Hiller (Third Base Coach), Charlie Lau (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Yankees)
#1 Draft PickBen Grzybek (#18)
Attendance1,680,265 (Rank: 6th)
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1976 Statistics -- 1976 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1976 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1976 baseball season.

1976 Kansas City Royals Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
29Doug BirdP6-4 180 R-R 1950-03-05 26Corona,California MLB1969-19831973-1983Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
5George Brett3B6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 23Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)El Camino Col
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
35Tom BrunoP6-5 210 R-R 1953-01-26 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1976-19791976-1979Fenwick (Oak Park,IL)
1971-   UDFA-KCA
 
40Steve BusbyP6-2 205 R-R 1949-09-29 26Burbank,California MLB1971-19801972-1980Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)USC
1971- 2-  39-KCA
 
18Al CowensOF6-2 200 R-R 1951-10-25 24Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19861974-1986Centennial (Compton,CA)
1969-75-1028-KCA
 
46,49Jerry CramP6-0 180 R-R 1947-12-09 28Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19811969-1976   Riverside CC
1967-   UDFA-MIN
 
10Tommy DavisDH6-2 205 R-R 1939-03-21 37Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19761959-1976Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)
1956-   UDFA-BRO
 
39Al FitzmorrisP6-2 190 B-R 1946-03-21 30Buffalo,New York MLB1965-19791969-1978Madison (San Diego,CA)
1965-   UDFA-CHA
 
37Larry GuraP6-1 185 B-L 1947-11-26 28Joliet,Illinois MLB1969-19851970-1985Joliet East (Joliet,IL)Arizona St
1969- 2-  40-CHN
 
42Tom HallP6-0 155 L-L 1947-11-23 28Thomasville,North Carolina MLB1966-19771968-1977Ramona (Riverside,CA)
1966- 3-  53-MIN
 
16Andy HasslerP6-5 220 L-L 1951-10-18 24Texas City,Texas MLB1970-19851971-1985Palo Verde (Tucson,AZ)
1969-25- 581-CAL
 
16Fran HealyC6-5 220 R-R 1946-09-06 29Holyoke,Massachusetts MLB1965-19781969-1978Holyoke (Holyoke,MA)American International Col
1964-   UDFA-CLE
 
30Ruppert JonesOF5-10 170 L-L 1955-03-12 21Dallas,Texas MLB1973-19891976-1987Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1973- 3-  57-KCA
 
22Dennis LeonardP6-1 190 R-R 1951-05-08 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1972-19861974-1986Oceanside (Oceanside,NY)Iona Col
1972- 2-  42-KCA
 
17Mark LittellP6-3 210 L-R 1953-01-17 23Cape Girardeau,Missouri MLB1971-19821973-1982Gideon (Gideon,MO)
1971-12- 276-KCA
 
21Buck MartinezC5-11 200 R-R 1948-11-07 27Redding,California MLB1967-19861969-1986Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)Sacramento City Col    
7John Mayberry1B6-3 220 L-L 1949-02-18 27Detroit,Michigan MLB1967-19821968-1982Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
1967- 1-   6-HOU
 
32Bob McClureP5-11 170 B-L 1953-04-29 23Oakland,California MLB1973-19931975-1993Terra Nova (Pacifica,CA)Col. San Mateo
1973- 3-  62-LAN
 
11Hal McRaeDH5-11 185 R-R 1945-07-10 30Avon Park,Florida MLB1965-19871968-1987Avon Park (Avon Park,FL)Florida A&M U.
1965- 6- 117-CIN
 
23Steve MingoriP5-10 170 L-L 1944-02-29 32Kansas City,Missouri MLB1965-19791970-1979Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)Pittsburg St
1965-   UDFA-CIN
 
3Dave Nelson2B5-10 160 R-R 1944-06-20 32Fort Sill,Oklahoma MLB1964-19771968-1977Junipero Serra (Gardena,CA)Cal St Los Angeles, El Camino-Compton Center
1964-   UDFA-CLE
 
35Roger NelsonP6-3 205 R-R 1944-06-07 32Altadena,California MLB1963-19791967-1976Lincoln (Lincoln,NE)
1968- 6- 129-MON
 
26Amos OtisOF5-11 166 R-R 1947-04-26 29Mobile,Alabama MLB1965-19841967-1984Williamson (Mobile,AL)
1965- 5-  95-BOS
 
2Freddie PatekSS5-5 148 R-R 1944-10-09 31Seguin,Texas MLB1966-19811968-1981Seguin (Seguin,TX)
1965-22- 421-PIT
 
33Marty PattinP5-11 180 R-R 1943-04-06 33Charleston,Illinois MLB1965-19801968-1980   Eastern Illinois U.
1965- 7- 127-CAL
 
25Tom PoquetteOF5-10 175 L-R 1951-10-30 24Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1970-19821973-1982Memorial (Eau Claire,WI)
1970- 4-  81-KCA
 
9Jamie QuirkDH-SS6-4 200 L-R 1954-10-22 21Whittier,California MLB1972-19921975-1992St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Whittier Col
1972- 1-  18-KCA
 
1Cookie Rojas2B5-10 170 R-R 1939-03-06 37Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19771962-1977  
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
37Ray SadeckiP5-11 180 L-L 1940-12-26 35Kansas City,Kansas MLB1958-19771960-1977Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1958-   UDFA-SLN
 
28Ken SandersP5-11 185 R-R 1941-07-08 34St. Louis,Missouri MLB1960-19771964-1976St. Louis University (St. Louis,MO)
1960-   UDFA-KC1
 
8Tony SolaitaDH6-0 215 L-L 1947-01-15 29Nuuuli,Samoa MLB1968-19791968-1979Jefferson (Daly City,CA)
1965-   UDFA-NYA
 
34Paul SplittorffP6-3 210 L-L 1946-10-08 29Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)Morningside Col
1968-25- 575-KCA
 
15Bob StinsonC5-11 185 B-R 1945-10-11 30Elkin,North Carolina MLB1966-19801969-1980Miami Senior (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1966- 1-  13-WS2
 
12John WathanC6-2 205 R-R 1949-10-04 26Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1971-19851976-1985St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)San Diego
1971- 1-   4-KCA
 
20Frank White2B5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 25Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990Lincoln Academy (Kansas City,MO)South Carolina Area Trade School
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
19Willie WilsonOF6-3 195 B-R 1955-07-09 20Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-20091976-1994Summit (Summit,NJ)
1974-16- 381-LAN
 
6Jim WohlfordOF5-11 175 R-R 1951-02-28 25Visalia,California MLB1970-19871972-1986Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1970- 3-  61-KCA
 
37 Players