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1984 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Leon Roberts played for the 1984 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record84-78 (1st in American League West)League Rank6thMLB Rank10th
ManagerDick HowserGeneral ManagerJohn Schuerholz
CoachesHowie Bedell (Assistant Coach), Gary Blaylock (Pitching Coach), Mike Ferraro (Third Base Coach), Moe Hill (Roving Hitting Coach), Jose Martinez (First Base Coach), Lee May (Hitting Coach), Jimmie Schaffer (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Tigers)
#1 Draft PickScott Bankhead (#16)
Attendance1,810,018
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 68-86 ... Memphis Chicks (AA) 71-75 ... Fort Myers Royals (A+) 81-60 ... Charleston (sc) Royals (A) 78-64 ... Eugene Emeralds (A-) 19-55 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1984 Statistics -- 1984 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 1984 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1984 baseball season.

1984 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)
37Tucker Ashford3B6-1 195 R-R 1954-12-04 29Memphis,Tennessee MLB1974-19851976-1984Covington (Covington,TN)Mississippi, SW Tennessee CC
1974- 1-   2-SDN
 
18Steve Balboni1B6-3 235 R-R 1957-01-16 27Brockton,Massachusetts MLB1976-19931981-1993Manchester Memorial (Manchester,NH)Eckerd Col
1978- 2-  52-NYA
 
27Joe BeckwithP6-3 200 L-R 1955-01-28 29Opelika,Alabama MLB1974-19861979-1986Auburn (Auburn,AL)Auburn U.
1977- 2-  46-LAN
 
1Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B5-11 160 B-R 1960-02-02 24Larkspur,California MLB1978-19881982-1987Redwood (Larkspur,CA)
1978- 1-  25-KCA
 
40Bud BlackP6-2 185 L-L 1957-06-30 27San Mateo,California MLB1978-19951981-1995Mark Morris (Longview,WA)San Diego St
1979-17- 417-SEA
 
5George Brett3B6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 31Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)El Camino Col
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
2Onix ConcepcionSS5-6 180 R-R 1957-10-05 26Dorado,Puerto Rico MLB1976-19871980-1987  
1976-   UDFA-KCA
 
33Butch DavisOF6-0 190 R-R 1958-06-19 26Williamston,North Carolina MLB1978-19941983-1994Williamston (Williamston,NC)East Carolina U.
1980-12- 302-KCA
 
21Bucky DentSS5-11 181 R-R 1951-11-25 32Savannah,Georgia MLB1970-19841973-1984Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1970- 1-   6-SLN
 
23Mark GubiczaP6-5 210 R-R 1962-08-14 21Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1981-19971984-1997William Penn Charter (Philadelphia,PA)
1981- 2-  34-KCA
 
32Larry GuraP6-1 185 B-L 1947-11-26 36Joliet,Illinois MLB1969-19851970-1985Joliet East (Joliet,IL)Arizona St
1969- 2-  40-CHN
 
38Mark HuismannP6-3 195 R-R 1958-05-11 26Littleton,Colorado MLB1980-19921983-1991Thomas Doherty (Colorado Springs,CO)Colorado St
1979-23- 581-CHN
 
9Dane Iorg1B-OF6-0 180 L-R 1950-05-11 34Eureka,California MLB1969-19861977-1986Arcata (Arcata,CA)Brigham Young U.
1971- 1-  22-PHI
 
25Danny JacksonP6-0 195 R-L 1962-01-05 22San Antonio,Texas MLB1981-19971983-1997Aurora Central (Aurora,CO)Oklahoma, Trinidad St Junior Col
1982- 1-   1-KCA
 
35Lynn JonesOF5-9 175 R-R 1953-01-01 31Meadville,Pennsylvania MLB1971-19861979-1986   Thiel Col
1974-10- 239-CIN
 
17Mike JonesP6-6 215 L-L 1959-07-30 24Penfield,New York MLB1977-19901980-1985Pittsford Sutherland (Pittsford,NY)
1982- 1-  12-SFN
 
58Dave LeeperOF5-11 170 L-L 1959-10-30 24Santa Ana,California MLB1979-19881984-1985Villa Park (Orange,CA)USC
1981- 1-  23-KCA
 
37Charlie LeibrandtP6-3 200 R-L 1956-10-04 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1977-19931979-1993Loyola Academy (Chicago,IL)Miami U.
1978- 9- 225-CIN
 
11Hal McRaeDH5-11 185 R-R 1945-07-10 38Avon Park,Florida MLB1965-19871968-1987Avon Park (Avon Park,FL)Florida A&M U.
1965- 6- 117-CIN
 
24Darryl MotleyOF5-9 196 R-R 1960-01-21 24Muskogee,Oklahoma MLB1978-20021981-1987Grant (Portland,OR)
1978- 2-  51-KCA
 
3Jorge OrtaDH5-10 170 L-R 1950-11-26 33Mazatlan,Mexico MLB1968-19871972-1987  
1971-   UDFA-CHA
 
4Greg Pryor3B6-0 186 R-R 1949-10-02 34Marietta,Ohio MLB1970-19861976-1986Maynard Evans (Orlando,FL)Florida So.Col
1971- 6- 130-WS2
 
49Luis PujolsC6-1 195 R-R 1955-11-18 28Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1973-19871977-1985  
1973-   UDFA-HOU
 
29Dan QuisenberryP6-2 185 R-R 1953-02-07 31Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19901979-1990Costa Mesa (Costa Mesa,CA)La Verne
1975-   UDFA-KCA
 
16Leon RobertsOF6-3 200 R-R 1951-01-22 33Vicksburg,Michigan MLB1972-19841974-1984Portage Northern (Portage,MI)Michigan
1972-10- 236-DET
 
31Bret SaberhagenP6-1 200 R-R 1964-04-11 20Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1983-20011984-2001Cleveland (Reseda,CA)
1982-19- 480-KCA
 
49Orlando SanchezC6-1 195 L-R 1956-09-07 27Canovanas,Puerto Rico MLB1974-19851981-1984  
1974-   UDFA-NYN
 
50Jim ScrantonSS-3B6-0 175 R-R 1960-04-05 24Torrance,California MLB1980-19861984-1985   Palomar Col, Arizona
1978-15- 368-OAK
 
15Pat SheridanOF6-3 175 L-R 1957-12-04 26Ann Arbor,Michigan MLB1979-19911981-1991Wayne Memorial (Wayne,MI)Eastern Michigan U.
1979- 3-  73-KCA
 
7Don SlaughtC6-1 190 R-R 1958-09-11 25Long 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 37Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)Morningside Col
1968-25- 575-KCA
 
30U.L. WashingtonSS5-11 175 B-R 1953-10-27 30Stringtown,Oklahoma MLB1973-19921977-1987Stringtown (Stringtown,OK)
1972-   UDFA-KCA
 
12John WathanC-1B6-2 205 R-R 1949-10-04 34Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB1971-19851976-1985St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)San Diego
1971- 1-   4-KCA
 
20Frank White2B5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 33Greenville,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 25New 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 28Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-20091976-1994Summit (Summit,NJ)
1974-16- 381-LAN
 
36 Players