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1981 Omaha Royals (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Kansas City Royals
W-L Record: 79-57 .581
Rank: 1st in American Association West
Run Differential: 617-552 + 65
Manager(s): Joe Sparks
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Attendance: 196,924 3/8
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Don Hood (#17), Atlee Hammaker (#21)
American Association West 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 1981 Omaha Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Jim BucknerOF5-8165L-L28BAL: 1972-29-658AAA--
    -Manny Castillo3B5-9160B-R24Not draftedMLB--
    -Craig ChamberlainP6-1190R-R24KCA: 1978-1-2MLB--
    -Gary ChristensonP6-5200L-L28DET: 1971-13-306MLB--
    -Onix ConcepcionSS-2B5-6180R-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Jerry CramP6-0180R-R33Not draftedMLB--
    -Keith CreelP6-2180R-R22PIT: 1980-1-6MLB--
    -Bob DetherageOF6-0180R-R26LAN: 1972-3-65MLB--
    -Robert FerrisC-1B5-11190R-R26KCA: 1980-2-29AAA--
    -Daniel FischerP6-3180R-R24KCA: 1979-26-662AAA--
    -Danny GarciaOF-1B6-1182L-L27KCA: 1975-11-249MLB--
    -Jim GaudetC6-0185R-R26KCA: 1976-6-138MLB--
    -Duane GustavsonC6-0190R-R26CHN: 1976-10-223AAA--
    -Atlee HammakerP6-2200B-L23KCA: 1979-1-21MLB--
    -Kelly Heath2B5-7155R-R23KCA: 1977-7-177MLB--
    -Don HoodP6-2180L-L31BAL: 1969-1-17MLB--
    -Tim Ireland2B-1B6-0180R-R28MON: 1973-25-563MLB--
    -Ron Johnson1B6-3215R-R25KCA: 1978-24-595MLB--
    -Mike JonesP6-6215L-L21SFN: 1982-1-12MLB--
    -Greg KeatleyC6-2200R-R27CHN: 1976-5-103AAA--
    -Bill LaskeyP6-5190R-R23KCA: 1978-2-27MLB--
    -Darryl MotleyOF5-9196R-R21KCA: 1978-2-51MLB--
    -Bill PaschallP6-0175R-R27KCA: 1976-3-53MLB--
    -Ken Phelps1B6-1200L-L26KCA: 1976-15-354MLB--
    -Bombo RiveraOF5-10187R-R28Not draftedMLB--
    -Mark RyalOF6-1185L-L21KCA: 1978-3-77MLB--
    -Jeff SchattingerP6-5200L-R25KCA: 1979-1-21MLB--
    -Pat SheridanOF6-3175L-R23KCA: 1979-3-73MLB--
    -Don SlaughtC6-1190R-R22KCA: 1980-7-172MLB--
    -Russ StephansC6-0190R-R22KCA: 1980-3-49AAA--
    -Jeff TwittyP6-2185L-L23KCA: 1979-25-638MLB--

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