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1985 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 91-71 .562
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 687-639 + 48
Roster Continuity 88.12% 2/26
Manager(s): Dick Howser
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,162,717 9/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Cardinals)
Top Draft Pick: Brian McRae (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

Lonnie Smith (#3), Jamie Quirk (#18), Dave Leeper (#23), Buddy Biancalana (#25)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9171.562--
9072.5561.0
8577.5256.0
7785.47514.0
7785.47514.0
7488.45717.0
6299.38528.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Willie WilsonOF29   60587168
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21
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4
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434311299453216.278.316.408724.131.231.3233.24151.3247642
45Steve Balboni1B28   60074146
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36
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881152166540514.243.307.477784.233.320.2733.1916.7286662
20Frank White2B34   56362140
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22
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69104288612538.249.284.414698.165.226.2583.0725.6233600
5George Brett3B32   550108184
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11291103493310912.335.436.5851021.251.453.3210.4818.3322665
21Lonnie SmithOF29   44877115
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41407416940052.257.321.366687.109.275.2881.6874.7164498
24Darryl MotleyOF25   3834585
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17
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49641857220517.222.257.413670.191.243.2173.1722.5158408
8Jim SundbergC34   3673890
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3502336713429.245.308.381689.136.221.2742.0336.7140407
11Hal McRaeDH39   3204183
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19
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014
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70014445132212.259.349.450799.191.325.2621.0222.9144369
2Onix ConcepcionSS27   3143264
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20441629601218.204.255.245500.041.092.2181.81157.077349
3Jorge OrtaDH34   3003280
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4521222825248.267.317.383700.117.193.2791.2775.0115330
15Pat SheridanOF27   2061847
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17113233812314.228.307.335642.107.257.2651.6568.769234
35Lynn JonesOF32   1521232
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0090181530426.211.261.257518.046.092.2301.88--39169
12John WathanC35   1451134
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911171510204.234.319.324643.090.207.2560.88145.047165
1Buddy BiancalanaSS25   1382126
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614173400501.188.277.261538.072.174.2432.00138.036160
9Dane IorgOF35   130729
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210181602006.223.268.331599.108.162.2482.00130.043138
4Greg Pryor3B-2B35   114825
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30181200306.219.270.272542.053.114.2381.50114.031125
28Omar MorenoOF32   70917
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12013810011.243.280.429709.186.214.2462.6735.03075
9Jamie QuirkC30   57316
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04002900001.281.305.368673.088.123.3334.50--2159
36Dave LeeperOF25   3413
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0004001300000.088.114.088202.000.029.0973.00--335
16Jim ScrantonSS25   4100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
Batting Totals183655006871384261491546571284847384036574441125.252.309.401710.149.250.2711.7835.722056058
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
37Charlie Leibrandt28   1792.6833338300237.2223867117681084321.228.430.642.574.081.59
31Bret Saberhagen21   2062.87323210100235.1211797519381581311.068.080.731.466.054.16
25Danny Jackson23   14123.4232324300208.020994797761144261.379.040.303.294.931.50
40Bud Black28   10154.3333335200205.22161119917591229181.339.440.742.585.332.07
23Mark Gubicza22   14104.0729280000177.1160888014779912051.348.140.713.925.031.29
29Dan Quisenberry32   892.37840007637129.01424134816540011.229.910.561.123.773.38
27Joe Beckwith30   154.074900021195.0994543932806031.389.380.853.037.582.50
17Mike Jones25   334.783310016064.0624034639321001.588.720.845.484.500.82
30Mike LaCoss29   115.05210007140.2492523229262001.9010.760.446.375.710.90
26Steve Farr28   213.08163005137.2341513220363021.428.050.474.748.531.80
38Mark Huismann27   101.8990006018.214441390000.896.630.471.424.263.00
41Tony Ferreira22   007.502000105.26550250001.339.000.003.007.502.50
32Larry Gura37   0013.503000214.17661421002.7515.752.259.004.500.50
22Dennis Leonard34   000.002000102.01000010000.504.500.000.004.50--
Batting Totals91713.493781622791354114611433639566103463846439281.308.830.632.855.211.83
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim SundbergC11257241510.9920.00
John WathanC492472846.9860.00
Jamie QuirkC1764811.9860.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Steve Balboni1B160157310112138.9930.00
John Wathan1B6121001.0000.00
Dane Iorg1B2131021.0000.00
Greg Pryor1B10000.0000.00
Jamie Quirk1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank White2B14934249017101.9800.00
Greg Pryor2B203546111.9880.00
Buddy Biancalana2B431011.0000.00
Onix Concepcion2B203001.0000.00
Bob Hegman2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Brett3B1521073391533.9670.00
Greg Pryor3B2653022.9460.00
Dane Iorg3B113001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Onix ConcepcionSS1281273672163.9590.00
Buddy BiancalanaSS74801681031.9610.00
Greg PryorSS1371123.9000.00
Jim ScrantonSS518011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie WilsonOF140378421.9950.00
Lonnie SmithOF1191951093.9580.00
Darryl MotleyOF114198471.9670.00
Lynn JonesOF100115221.9830.00
Pat SheridanOF69116320.9830.00
Dane IorgOF32410001.0000.00
Omar MorenoOF21301011.0000.00
Dave LeeperOF813010.9290.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dan QuisenberryP8412982422.9412.23
Joe BeckwithP499571221.9051.80
Bud BlackP3320563040.9001.58
Mike JonesP336468001.0001.97
Charlie LeibrandtP33237195312.9862.73
Danny JacksonP3220882732.9211.51
Bret SaberhagenP32235223824.9682.30
Mark GubiczaP291772326041.0002.49
Mike LaCossP214018011.0002.01
Steve FarrP163736001.0002.18
Mark HuismannP91813001.0001.98
Larry GuraP3420001.0004.39
Tony FerreiraP2502011.0003.46
Dennis LeonardP220000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hal McRaeDH106.0000.00
Jorge OrtaDH85.0000.00
Darryl MotleyDH7.0000.00
Buddy BiancalanaDH2.0000.00
Dane IorgDH2.0000.00
Lynn JonesDH2.0000.00
John WathanDH2.0000.00
George BrettDH1.0000.00
Greg PryorDH1.0000.00
Pat SheridanDH1.0000.00


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