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1996 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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David Howard played for the 1996 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record75-86 (5th in American League Central)League Rank11thMLB Rank21st
ManagerBob BooneGeneral ManagerHerk Robinson
CoachesTim Foli (Third Base Coach), Guy Hansen (Bullpen Coach), Bruce Kison (Pitching Coach), Greg Luzinski (Hitting Coach), Mitchell Page (First Base Coach), Jamie Quirk (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDee Brown (#14)
Payroll$18,480,750
Attendance1,435,997
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 79-65 ... Wichita Wranglers (AA) 70-70 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 80-60 ... Lansing Lugnuts (A) 68-71 ... Spokane Indians (A-) 37-39 ... Gulf Coast Royals (Rk) 30-29 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1996 Statistics -- 1996 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 1996 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1996 baseball season.

1996 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)
17Kevin AppierP6-2 200 R-R 1967-12-06 28Lancaster,California MLB1987-20061989-2004Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)Antelope Valley Col
1987- 1-   9-KCA
 
41Tim BelcherP6-3 225 R-R 1961-10-19 34Mount Gilead,Ohio MLB1984-20001987-2000Highland (Sparta,OH)Mount Vernon Nazarene U.
1984- 1-   1-NYA
 
47Brian BevilP6-4 225 R-R 1971-09-05 24Houston,Texas MLB1990-19981996-1998MacArthur (Houston,TX)Angelina Col
1990-30- 817-KCA
 
46Jaime BlumaP5-11 195 R-R 1972-05-18 24Beaufort,South Carolina MLB1991-20001996-1996Owasso (Owasso,OK)Wichita St
1994- 3-  79-KCA
 
24Terry ClarkP6-2 190 R-R 1960-10-10 35Los Angeles,California MLB1979-19991988-1997La Puente (La Puente,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1979-23- 575-SLN
 
18Johnny DamonCF-RF6-2 190 L-L 1973-11-05 22Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1992-20121995-2012Dr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)
1992- 1-  35-KCA
Free Agent  
26Sal FasanoC6-2 230 R-R 1971-08-10 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1992-20091996-2008Hoffman Estates (Hoffman Estates,IL)Evansville
1993-37-1029-KCA
 
42Tom GoodwinCF-LF6-1 175 L-R 1968-07-27 27Fresno,California MLB1987-20051991-2004Fresno Central (Fresno,CA)Fresno St
1989- 1-  22-LAN
 
27Jeff GrangerP6-4 200 R-L 1971-12-16 24San Pedro,California MLB1991-20001993-1997Orangefield (Orangefield,TX)Texas A&M U.
1993- 1-   5-KCA
 
23Mark GubiczaP6-5 210 R-R 1962-08-14 33Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1981-19971984-1997William Penn Charter (Philadelphia,PA)
1981- 2-  34-KCA
 
3Bob HamelinDH-1B6-0 235 L-L 1967-11-29 28Elizabeth,New Jersey MLB1988-19991993-1998Irvine (Irvine,CA)UCLA, Santa Ana Col
1988- 2-  48-KCA
 
33Chris HaneyP6-3 210 L-L 1968-11-16 27Baltimore,Maryland MLB1988-20021991-2002Orange County (Orange,VA)UNC Charlotte
1990- 2-  51-MON
 
6David HowardSS6-0 175 B-R 1967-02-26 29Sarasota,Florida MLB1987-20011991-1999Riverview (Sarasota,FL)State Col Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
1986-32- 774-KCA
 
37Rick HuismanP6-3 200 R-R 1969-05-17 27Oak Park,Illinois MLB1988-20011995-1996Timothy Christian (Elmhurst,IL)Lewis U.
1990- 3-  94-SFN
 
45Jason JacomeP6-1 185 L-L 1970-11-24 25Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1990-20091994-1998Rincon (Tucson,AZ)Pima CC
1991-12- 329-NYN
 
46Pat LennonLF6-2 230 R-R 1968-04-27 28Whiteville,North Carolina MLB1986-20051991-1999Whiteville (Whiteville,NC)
1986- 1-   8-SEA
 
49Doug LintonP6-1 190 R-R 1965-09-02 30Santa Ana,California MLB1984-20041992-2003Canyon (Anaheim,CA)California-Irvine
1986-43- 878-TOR
 
43Keith Lockhart2B-3B5-10 170 L-R 1964-11-10 31Whittier,California MLB1985-20031994-2003Northview (Covina,CA)Oral Roberts U., Mount San Antonio Col
1986-11- 280-CIN
 
15Mike MacFarlaneC6-1 210 R-R 1964-04-12 32Stockton,California MLB1983-19991987-1999Lincoln (Stockton,CA)Santa Clara U.
1985- 4-  97-KCA
 
57Mike MagnanteP6-1 185 L-L 1965-06-17 31Glendale,California MLB1985-20021991-2002John Burroughs (Burbank,CA)UCLA
1988-11- 283-KCA
 
36Henry MercedesC6-1 210 R-R 1969-07-23 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1988-20031992-1997  
1987-   UDFA-OAK
 
21Jeff MontgomeryP5-11 175 R-R 1962-01-07 34Wellston,Ohio MLB1983-19991987-1999Wellston (Wellston,OH)Marshall U.
1983- 9- 212-CIN
 
58Rod MyersCF6-1 190 L-L 1973-01-14 23Conroe,Texas MLB1991-20031996-1997Conroe (Conroe,TX)
1991-13- 340-KCA
 
25Les NormanRF-LF6-1 185 R-R 1969-02-25 27Warren,Michigan MLB1991-20051995-1996Reed Custer (Briarwood,IL)St. Francis
1991-25- 652-KCA
 
22Jon NunnallyRF5-10 190 L-R 1971-11-09 24Pelham,North Carolina MLB1992-20061995-2000Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham,VA)Miami-Dade Col
1992- 3-  70-CLE
 
30Jose Offerman1B6-0 190 B-R 1968-11-08 27San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20091990-2005  
1986-   UDFA-LAN
 
12Craig Paquette3B-LF6-0 190 R-R 1969-03-08 27Long Beach,California MLB1989-20071993-2003Rancho Alamitos (Garden Grove,CA)Golden West Col
1989- 8- 218-OAK
 
35Hipolito PichardoP6-1 195 R-R 1969-08-22 26Esperanza,Dom Rep MLB1988-20041992-2002  
1987-   UDFA-KCA
 
46Tim PughP6-6 230 R-R 1967-01-26 29South Lake Tahoe,California MLB1986-20001992-1997College (Bartlesville,OK)Oklahoma St
1991-29- 759-PHI
 
16Joe Randa3B5-11 190 R-R 1969-12-18 26Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1991-20061995-2006Kettle Moraine (Jackson,WI)Tennessee, Indian River St
1991-11- 288-KCA
 
1Bip Roberts2B5-7 165 B-R 1963-10-27 32Berkeley,California MLB1982-19981986-1998Skyline (Oakland,CA)UNLV
1982- 1-  13-PIT
 
50Kenny RobinsonP5-7 175 R-R 1969-11-03 26Barberton,Ohio MLB1989-19981995-1997Archbishop Hoban (Akron,OH)Florida St, Florida St at Jacksonville
1991-10- 276-TOR
 
50Jose RosadoP6-0 185 L-L 1974-11-09 21Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1994-20001996-2000Jose S Alegria (Dorado,PR)Galveston Col
1994-12- 331-KCA
 
24Bob ScanlanP6-4 220 R-R 1966-08-09 29Los Angeles,California MLB1984-20031991-2001Harvard-Westlake (North Hollywood,CA)
1984-25- 636-PHI
 
38Chris StynesLF5-10 185 R-R 1973-01-19 23Queens,New York MLB1991-20041995-2004Boca Raton Community (Boca Raton,FL)
1991- 3-  94-TOR
 
29Mike SweeneyC-DH6-2 215 R-R 1973-07-22 22Orange,California MLB1991-20101995-2010Ontario (Ontario,CA)
1991-10- 262-KCA
 
31Michael TuckerRF6-2 185 L-R 1971-06-25 25South Boston,Virginia MLB1993-20091995-2006Bluestone (Skipwith,VA)Longwood U.
1992- 1-  10-KCA
 
51Julio ValeraP6-2 215 R-R 1968-10-13 27Aguadilla,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20011990-1996  
1986-   UDFA-NYN
 
27Joe VitielloDH6-3 230 R-R 1970-04-11 26Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1989-20041995-2003Stoneham (Stoneham,MA)Alabama
1991- 1-   7-KCA
 
32Kevin Young1B-RF6-3 222 R-R 1969-06-16 27Alpena,Michigan MLB1990-20031992-2003Washington (Kansas City,KS)So.Mississippi, Kansas City CC
1990- 7- 187-PIT
 
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