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1983 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Cesar Geronimo played for the 1983 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record79-83 (2nd in American League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank14th
ManagerDick HowserGeneral ManagerJohn Schuerholz
CoachesCloyd Boyer (Pitching Coach), Rocky Colavito (Hitting Coach), Moe Hill (Roving Hitting Coach), Jose Martinez (First Base Coach), Joe Nossek (Third Base Coach), Jimmie Schaffer (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickGary Thurman (#21)
Attendance1,963,875 (Rank: 11th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 64-72 ... Jacksonville Suns (AA) 77-68 ... Fort Myers Royals (A+) 74-53 ... Charleston (sc) Royals (A) 64-80 ... Gulf Coast Royals (Rk) 30-31 ... Butte Copper Kings (Rk) 41-29 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1983 Statistics -- 1983 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 1983 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1983 baseball season.

1983 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)
24Willie Aikens1B6-3 220 L-R 1954-10-14 28Seneca,South Carolina MLB1974-19861977-1985Seneca (Seneca,SC)South Carolina St
1975- 1-   2-CAL
 
31Mike ArmstrongP6-3 206 R-R 1954-03-07 29Glen Cove,New York MLB1974-19871980-1987North Shore (Sea Cliff,NY)Miami
1974- 1-  24-CIN
 
1Buddy BiancalanaSS5-11 160 B-R 1960-02-02 23Larkspur,California MLB1978-19881982-1987Redwood (Larkspur,CA)
1978- 1-  25-KCA
 
40Bud BlackP6-2 185 L-L 1957-06-30 26San Mateo,California MLB1978-19951981-1995Mark Morris (Longview,WA)San Diego St
1979-17- 417-SEA
 
14,33Vida BlueP6-0 189 B-L 1949-07-28 33Mansfield,Louisiana MLB1968-19861969-1986DeSoto (Mansfield,LA)
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
5George Brett3B6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 30Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)El Camino Col
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
39Bill CastroP5-11 170 R-R 1953-12-13 29Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1971-19831974-1983  
1970-   UDFA-MIL
 
2Onix Concepcion3B-2B5-6 180 R-R 1957-10-05 25Dorado,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19871980-1987  
1976-   UDFA-KCA
 
21Keith CreelP6-2 180 R-R 1959-02-04 24Dallas,Texas MLB1978-19871982-1987Duncanville (Duncanville,TX)Texas
1980- 1-   6-PIT
 
33Butch DavisOF6-0 190 R-R 1958-06-19 25Williamston,North Carolina MLB1978-19941983-1994Williamston (Williamston,NC)East Carolina U.
1980-12- 302-KCA
 
23Cesar GeronimoOF6-2 170 L-L 1948-03-11 35El Seybo,Dom Rep MLB1967-19831969-1983  
1967-   UDFA-NYA
 
32Larry GuraP6-1 185 B-L 1947-11-26 35Joliet,Illinois MLB1969-19851970-1985Joliet East (Joliet,IL)Arizona St
1969- 2-  40-CHN
 
48Don HoodP6-2 180 L-L 1949-10-16 33Florence,South Carolina MLB1969-19831973-1983Southside (Florence,SC)
1969- 1-  17-BAL
 
38Mark HuismannP6-3 195 R-R 1958-05-11 25Littleton,Colorado MLB1980-19921983-1991Thomas Doherty (Colorado Springs,CO)Colorado St
1979-23- 581-CHN
 
45Danny JacksonP6-0 195 R-L 1962-01-05 21San Antonio,Texas MLB1981-19971983-1997Aurora Central (Aurora,CO)Oklahoma, Trinidad St Junior Col
1982- 1-   1-KCA
 
35Ron Johnson1B6-3 215 R-R 1956-03-23 27Long Beach,California MLB1978-19851982-1984   Fresno St
1978-24- 595-KCA
 
22Dennis LeonardP6-1 190 R-R 1951-05-08 32Brooklyn,New York MLB1972-19861974-1986Oceanside (Oceanside,NY)Iona Col
1972- 2-  42-KCA
 
25Jerry MartinOF6-1 195 R-R 1949-05-11 34Columbia,South Carolina MLB1971-19841974-1984Olympia (Columbia,SC)Furman U.
1971-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Hal McRaeDH5-11 185 R-R 1945-07-10 37Avon Park,Florida MLB1965-19871968-1987Avon Park (Avon Park,FL)Florida A&M U.
1965- 6- 117-CIN
 
49Darryl MotleyOF5-9 196 R-R 1960-01-21 23Muskogee,Oklahoma MLB1978-20021981-1987Grant (Portland,OR)
1978- 2-  51-KCA
 
26Amos OtisOF5-11 166 R-R 1947-04-26 36Mobile,Alabama MLB1965-19841967-1984Williamson (Mobile,AL)
1965- 5-  95-BOS
 
3Cliff Pastornicky3B5-10 170 R-R 1958-11-18 24Seattle,Washington MLB1979-19861983-1983Newport (Bellevue,WA)Brigham Young U.
1980- 8- 198-KCA
 
36Gaylord PerryP6-4 215 R-R 1938-09-15 44Williamston,North Carolina MLB1958-19831962-1983Williamston (Williamston,NC)
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
4Greg Pryor3B6-0 186 R-R 1949-10-02 33Marietta,Ohio MLB1970-19861976-1986Maynard Evans (Orlando,FL)Florida So.Col
1971- 6- 130-WS2
 
29Dan QuisenberryP6-2 185 R-R 1953-02-07 30Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19901979-1990Costa Mesa (Costa Mesa,CA)La Verne
1975-   UDFA-KCA
 
28Eric RasmussenP6-3 205 R-R 1952-03-22 31Racine,Wisconsin MLB1971-19871975-1983Case (Racine,WI)Louisiana St, Indian Hills CC-Centerville
1973-32- 676-SLN
 
18Steve RenkoP6-5 230 R-R 1944-12-10 38Kansas City,Kansas MLB1965-19901969-1983Wyandotte (Kansas City,KS)Kansas
1965-24- 461-NYN
 
16Leon RobertsOF6-3 200 R-R 1951-01-22 32Vicksburg,Michigan MLB1972-19841974-1984Portage Northern (Portage,MI)Michigan
1972-10- 236-DET
 
15Pat SheridanOF6-3 175 L-R 1957-12-04 25Ann Arbor,Michigan MLB1979-19911981-1991Wayne Memorial (Wayne,MI)Eastern Michigan U.
1979- 3-  73-KCA
 
9Joe Simpson1B-OF6-3 175 L-L 1951-12-31 31Purcell,Oklahoma MLB1971-19841975-1983Norman (Norman,OK)Oklahoma
1973- 3-  66-LAN
 
7Don SlaughtC6-1 190 R-R 1958-09-11 24Long Beach,California MLB1979-19971982-1997Palos Verdes Peninsula (Rollings Hills Estates,CA)UCLA, El Camino Col
1980- 7- 172-KCA
 
34Paul SplittorffP6-3 210 L-L 1946-10-08 36Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)Morningside Col
1968-25- 575-KCA
 
36Bob TuftsP6-5 215 L-L 1955-11-02 27Medford,Massachusetts MLB1974-19831981-1983Lynnfield (Lynnfield,MA)Princeton U.
1977-12- 296-SFN
 
30U.L. WashingtonSS5-11 175 B-R 1953-10-27 29Stringtown,Oklahoma MLB1973-19921977-1987Stringtown (Stringtown,OK)
1972-   UDFA-KCA
 
12John WathanC6-2 205 R-R 1949-10-04 33Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1971-19851976-1985St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)San Diego
1971- 1-   4-KCA
 
20Frank White2B5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 32Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990Lincoln Academy (Kansas City,MO)South Carolina Area Trade School
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
19Frank WillsP6-2 220 R-R 1958-10-26 24New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1978-19911983-1991De La Salle (New Orleans,LA)Tulane U.
1980- 1-  16-KCA
 
6Willie WilsonOF6-3 195 B-R 1955-07-09 27Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-20091976-1994Summit (Summit,NJ)
1974-16- 381-LAN
 
38 Players