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1989 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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George Brett played for the 1989 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record92-70 (2nd in American League West)League Rank2ndMLB Rank3rd
ManagerJohn WathanGeneral ManagerJohn Schuerholz
CoachesGlenn Ezell (Bullpen Coach), Frank Funk (Pitching Coach), Adrian Garrett (Third Base Coach), Mike Lum (Hitting Coach), John Mayberry (Hitting Coach), Bob Schaefer (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBrent Mayne (#13)
Payroll$15,421,662
Attendance2,477,700
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 74-72 ... Memphis Chicks (AA) 59-84 ... Baseball City Royals (A+) 78-61 ... Appleton Foxes (A) 67-68 ... Eugene Emeralds (A-) 43-33 ... Gulf Coast Royals (Rk) 35-28 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1989 Statistics -- 1989 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1989 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1989 baseball season.

1989 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)
55Kevin AppierP6-2 200 R-R 1967-12-06 21Lancaster,California MLB1987-20061989-2004Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)Antelope Valley Col
1987- 1-   9-KCA
 
27Luis AquinoP6-0 195 R-R 1964-05-19 25Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1982-19981986-1995  
1981-   UDFA-TOR
 
19Floyd BannisterP6-1 203 L-L 1955-06-10 34Pierre,South Dakota MLB1975-19921977-1992John F. Kennedy Memorial (Burien,WA)Arizona St
1976- 1-   1-HOU
 
8Bob BooneC6-2 207 R-R 1947-11-19 41San Diego,California MLB1967-19901972-1990Crawford (San Diego,CA)Stanford U.
1969- 6- 126-PHI
 
5George Brett1B6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 36Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)El Camino Col
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
45Bob BuchananP6-1 185 L-L 1961-05-03 28Ridley Park,Pennsylvania MLB1979-19921985-1989Riverview (Sarasota,FL)
1979- 2-  41-CIN
 
14Bill Buckner1B-DH6-0 185 L-L 1949-12-14 39Vallejo,California MLB1968-19901969-1990Napa (Napa,CA)USC, Arizona St
1968- 2-  25-LAN
 
34Stan ClarkeP6-1 180 L-L 1960-08-09 28Toledo,Ohio MLB1981-19911983-1990Woodward (Toledo,OH)Toledo
1981- 6- 134-TOR
 
49Steve CrawfordP6-5 225 R-R 1958-04-29 31Pryor,Oklahoma MLB1978-19911980-1991Salina (Salina,OK)Rogers St
1978-   UDFA-BOS
 
9Luis De los Santos1B6-5 190 R-R 1966-12-29 22San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1984-20021988-1991Newtown (Flushing,NY)
1984- 2-  44-KCA
 
54Jose DeJesusP6-5 195 R-R 1965-01-06 24Brooklyn,New York MLB1985-19991988-1994  
1983-   UDFA-KCA
 
22Jim EisenreichOF5-11 195 L-L 1959-04-18 30St. Cloud,Minnesota MLB1980-19981982-1998St. Cloud Tech (St. Cloud,MN)St. Cloud St
1980-16- 402-MIN
 
26Steve FarrP5-11 200 R-R 1956-12-12 32La Plata,Maryland MLB1977-19941984-1994DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville,MD)American U., Col. So.Maryland
1976-   UDFA-PIT
 
39Jerry Don GleatonP6-3 210 L-L 1957-09-14 31Brownwood,Texas MLB1979-19931979-1992Brownwood (Brownwood,TX)Texas
1979- 1-  17-TEX
 
36Tom GordonP5-9 190 R-R 1967-11-18 21Sebring,Florida MLB1986-20091988-2009Avon Park (Avon Park,FL)
1986- 6- 157-KCA
 
23Mark GubiczaP6-5 210 R-R 1962-08-14 26Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1981-19971984-1997William Penn Charter (Philadelphia,PA)
1981- 2-  34-KCA
 
16Bo JacksonOF6-1 225 R-R 1962-11-30 26Bessemer,Alabama MLB1983-19941986-1994McAdory (McCalla,AL)Auburn U.
1986- 4- 105-KCA
 
38Terry LeachP6-0 191 R-R 1954-03-13 35Selma,Alabama MLB1973-19931981-1993Selma (Selma,AL)Auburn U.
1976- 7- 135-BOS
 
37Charlie LeibrandtP6-3 200 R-L 1956-10-04 32Chicago,Illinois MLB1977-19931979-1993Loyola Academy (Chicago,IL)Miami U.
1978- 9- 225-CIN
 
40Rick LueckenP6-6 210 R-R 1960-11-15 28Mcallen,Texas MLB1980-19911989-1990Spring Woods (Houston,TX)Texas A&M U.
1983-27- 667-SEA
 
15Mike MacFarlaneC6-1 210 R-R 1964-04-12 25Stockton,California MLB1983-19991987-1999Lincoln (Stockton,CA)Santa Clara U.
1985- 4-  97-KCA
 
34Larry McWilliamsP6-5 180 L-L 1954-02-10 35Wichita,Kansas MLB1974-19901978-1990L.D. Bell (Hurst,TX)Paris Junior Col
1974- 1-   6-ATL
 
21Jeff MontgomeryP5-11 175 R-R 1962-01-07 27Wellston,Ohio MLB1983-19991987-1999Wellston (Wellston,OH)Marshall U.
1983- 9- 212-CIN
 
29Rey Palacios3B-1B5-10 190 R-R 1962-11-08 26Brooklyn,New York MLB1983-19931988-1990John Jay (Brooklyn,NY)Kingsborough CC
1982-   UDFA-DET
 
32Bill PecotaSS-OF6-2 195 R-R 1960-02-16 29Redwood City,California MLB1981-19941986-1994Peterson (Sunnyvale,CA)De Anza Col
1981-10- 234-KCA
 
18Bret SaberhagenP6-1 200 R-R 1964-04-11 25Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1983-20011984-2001Cleveland (Reseda,CA)
1982-19- 480-KCA
 
24Jeff SchulzOF6-1 190 L-R 1961-06-02 28Evansville,Indiana MLB1983-19921989-1991Evansville Memorial (Evansville,IN)Indiana St, Western Kentucky U.
1983-23- 586-KCA
 
33Kevin Seitzer3B5-11 180 R-R 1962-03-26 27Springfield,Illinois MLB1983-19971986-1997Lincoln Community (Lincoln,IL)Eastern Illinois U.
1983-11- 283-KCA
 
1Kurt StillwellSS5-11 175 B-R 1965-06-04 24Glendale,California MLB1983-19961986-1996Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks,CA)
1983- 1-   2-CIN
 
30Pat TablerOF-DH6-2 200 R-R 1958-02-02 31Hamilton,Ohio MLB1976-19921981-1992McNicholas (Cincinnati,OH)
1976- 1-  16-NYA
 
4Danny TartabullOF-DH6-1 205 R-R 1962-10-30 26Miami,Florida MLB1980-19971984-1997Carol City (Miami,FL)
1980- 3-  71-CIN
 
25Gary ThurmanOF5-10 165 R-R 1964-11-12 24Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1983-19981987-1997North Central (Indianapolis,IN)
1983- 1-  21-KCA
 
3Brad Wellman2B-SS6-0 170 R-R 1959-08-17 29Lodi,California MLB1979-19891982-1989Castro Valley (Castro Valley,CA)Chabot Col
1978-   UDFA-KCA
 
20Frank White2B5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 38Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990Lincoln Academy (Kansas City,MO)South Carolina Area Trade School
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
6Willie WilsonOF6-3 195 B-R 1955-07-09 33Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-20091976-1994Summit (Summit,NJ)
1974-16- 381-LAN
 
17Matt WintersOF6-3 215 L-R 1960-03-18 29Buffalo,New York MLB1978-19891989-1989Williamsville (Williamsville,NY)
1978- 1-  24-NYA
 
36 Players