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1979 GCL Royals Gold (Rk)

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Parent Organization: Kansas City Royals
W-L Record: 29-23 .558
Rank: 3rd in Gulf Coast League
Run Differential: 325-257 + 68
Manager(s): Jose Martinez
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Atlee Hammaker (#21)
Gulf Coast League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1979 GCL Royals Gold season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -David AlbrightP5-11175L-L23Not draftedA+--
    -Hector ArroyoIF5-10165L-R19Not draftedA+--
    -Johnny BarnetteOF5-11180R-R20KCA: 1979-16-411RK--
    -Ron BatterOF6-1180R-R21KCA: 1979-13-333AA--
    -Michael BiedenkappP5-10160L-L21Not draftedRK--
    -Philen BoldenP6-6205R-R22Not draftedRK--
    -Mike BrewerOF6-5190R-R19KCA: 1979-1-22MLB--
    -Russell BurginOF5-11180R-R20Not draftedRK--
    -Junior Cooper3B-P6-2190R-R22Not draftedA+--
    -Leon DoakOF6-0175R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Daniel FischerP6-3180R-R22KCA: 1979-26-662AAA--
    -Allan GarrayC6-2210R-R20KCA: 1979-34-818A--
    -Larry GrahekOF6-2195L-L22KCA: 1979-21-540A--
    -Atlee HammakerP6-2200B-L21KCA: 1979-1-21MLB--
    -Otis IrvinSS5-11160R-R18KCA: 1979-11-281A--
    -Ron KraussP6-2180L-L17KCA: 1979-12-307A+--
    -Dave LuethySS6-1178R-R24KCA: 1979-22-565AA--
    -Mickey PalmerP6-1185B-L21KCA: 1979-5-125A+--
    -Denny PorterC6-1185L-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Kenneth PourP6-2185R-R18KCA: 1979-6-151RK--
    -Frank RyanP6-4195R-R24Not draftedA+--
    -John SkinnerP6-1180L-R21KCA: 1979-2-47AA--
    -Ronald Snider1B6-0170L-L23Not draftedRK--
    -Daniel St. ClairP6-1195R-R22KCA: 1979-19-489AAA--
    -Rob TownleyOF5-11175R-R21KCA: 1979-9-229A+--
    -Jeff TwittyP6-2185L-L21KCA: 1979-25-638MLB--
    -Walt VanderbushP6-2190L-R20KCA: 1979-15-385AAA--
    -John VercoeP6-5210L-L20Not draftedA--
    -Curtis VoylesP6-4185R-R22Not draftedAA--
    -Larry WilliamsP6-3185R-R23KCA: 1979-23-590AA--
    -Vin YuhasP6-1170R-R18KCA: 1979-24-614AAA--

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