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1984 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 673-686 -13
Manager(s): Dick Howser
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 1,810,018 13/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: Scott Bankhead (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Howie Bedell
Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Jose Martinez
Hitting Coach: Lee May
Pitching Coach: Gary Blaylock
Roving Hitting Coach: Moe Hill
Third Base Coach: Mike Ferraro

#1 Draft Picks

Frank Wills (#16), Dave Leeper (#23), Buddy Biancalana (#25)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8478.519--
8181.5003.0
8181.5003.0
7785.4757.0
7488.45710.0
7488.45710.0
6992.42914.5
Full 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 1984 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    37Tucker Ashford3B-2B6-1195R-R291976SDN: 1974-1-2MLB--
    18Steve Balboni1B6-3235R-R271981NYA: 1978-2-52MLB--
    27Joe BeckwithP6-3200L-R291979LAN: 1977-2-46MLB--
    1Buddy BiancalanaSS-2B5-11160B-R241982KCA: 1978-1-25MLB--
    40Bud BlackP6-2185L-L271981UDFAMLB--
    5George Brett3B-1B6-0205L-R311973KCA: 1971-2-29MLB--
    2Onix ConcepcionSS-2B5-6180R-R261980UDFAMLB--
    33Butch DavisOF6-0190R-R261983KCA: 1980-12-302MLB--
    21Bucky DentSS5-11181R-R321973SLN: 1970-1-6MLB--
    23Mark GubiczaP6-5210R-R211984KCA: 1981-2-34MLB--
    32Larry GuraP6-1185B-L361970CHN: 1969-2-40MLB--
    38Mark HuismannP6-3195R-R261983CHN: 1979-23-581MLB--
    9Dane Iorg1B-OF6-0180L-R341977PHI: 1971-1-22MLB--
    25Danny JacksonP6-0195R-L221983KCA: 1982-1-1MLB--
    35Lynn JonesOF5-9175R-R311979CIN: 1974-10-237MLB--
    17Mike JonesP6-6215L-L241980UDFAMLB--
    58Dave LeeperOF5-11170L-L241984KCA: 1981-1-23MLB--
    37Charlie LeibrandtP6-3200R-L271979CIN: 1978-9-225MLB--
    11Hal McRaeOF5-11185R-R381968CIN: 1965-6-117MLB--
    24Darryl MotleyOF5-9196R-R241981KCA: 1978-2-51MLB--
    3Jorge Orta2B-OF5-10170L-R331972UDFAMLB--
    4Greg Pryor3B-SS6-0186R-R341976WS2: 1971-6-125MLB--
    49Luis PujolsC6-1195R-R281977UDFAMLB--
    29Dan QuisenberryP6-2185R-R311979UDFAMLB--
    16Leon RobertsOF6-3200R-R331974DET: 1972-10-236MLB--
    31Bret SaberhagenP6-1200R-R201984KCA: 1982-19-479MLB--
    49Orlando SanchezC6-1195L-R271981UDFAMLB--
    50Jim ScrantonSS6-0175R-R241984OAK: 1978-15-368MLB--
    15Pat SheridanOF6-3175L-R261981KCA: 1979-3-73MLB--
    7Don SlaughtC6-1190R-R251982KCA: 1980-7-172MLB--
    34Paul SplittorffP6-3210L-L371970KCA: 1968-25-574MLB--
    30U.L. WashingtonSS5-11175B-R301977UDFAMLB--
    12John WathanC-1B6-2205R-R341976KCA: 1971-1-4MLB--
    20Frank White2B5-11175R-R331973UDFAMLB--
    19Frank WillsP6-2220R-R251983KCA: 1980-1-16MLB--
    6Willie WilsonOF6-3195B-R281976LAN: 1974-16-379MLB--


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