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1988 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  84-77   .522
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  John Wathan
General Manager:   John Schuerholz
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  2,350,181
Payroll:  $11,558,873
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gene Garber (40)
Youngest Player:  Tom Gordon (20)
Longest Tenure:  Frank White, George Brett (16)
Top Hitter:  George Brett (5)
Top Pitcher:  Mark Gubicza (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Hugh Walker (#18)

Roster Continuity:  78.59%
Top Prospect:   Gary Thurman
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland10458.642--
Minnesota9171.56213.0
KC Royals8477.52219.5
California7587.46329.0
Chi White Sox7190.44132.5
Texas7091.43533.5
Seattle6893.42235.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
17Rick AndersonPMLB6-0175RightRight11/29/195631Everett,Washington19808179CHW

27Luis AquinoPMLB6-0195RightRight5/19/196424Santurce,Puerto Rico1982UDFA TOR
45Steve Balboni1BMLB6-3235RightRight1/16/195731Brockton,Massachusetts1978252NYY
19Floyd BannisterPMLB6-1203LeftLeft6/10/195533Pierre,South Dakota197611HOU
40Bud BlackPMLB6-2185LeftLeft6/30/195731San Mateo,California1981UDFA SEA
27Thad BosleyOFMLB6-3175LeftLeft9/17/195631Oceanside,California1974482CAL
5George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195335Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
14Bill Buckner1B-OFMLB6-0185LeftLeft12/14/194938Vallejo,California1968225LAD
34Nick CapraOFMLB5-8165RightRight3/8/195830Denver,Colorado1979369TEX
51Luis De los Santos1BMLB6-5190RightRight12/29/196621San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1984244KC
54Jose DeJesusPMLB6-5195RightRight1/6/196523Brooklyn,New York1983UDFA KC
22Jim EisenreichRF-LFMLB5-11195LeftLeft4/18/195929St. Cloud,Minnesota198016402MIN
26Steve FarrPMLB5-11200RightRight12/12/195631La Plata,Maryland1976UDFA PIT
31Gene GarberPMLB5-10175RightRight11/13/194740Lancaster,Pennsylvania196520382PIT
39Jerry Don GleatonPMLB6-3210LeftLeft9/14/195730Brownwood,Texas1979117TEX
36Tom GordonPMLB5-9190RightRight11/18/196720Sebring,Florida19866157KC
23Mark GubiczaPMLB6-5210RightRight8/14/196225Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1981234KC
7Ed HearnCMLB6-3215RightRight8/23/196027Stuart,Florida19784101PHI
16Bo JacksonLF-CFMLB6-1225RightRight11/30/196225Bessemer,Alabama19864105KC
35Mark LeePMLB6-5220LeftLeft7/20/196423Williston,North Dakota198515392DET
37Charlie LeibrandtPMLB6-3200RightLeft10/4/195631Chicago,Illinois19789225CIN
8Mike MacFarlaneCMLB6-1210RightRight4/12/196424Stockton,California1985497KC
38Scotti Madison3B-CMLB5-11195BothRight9/12/195928Pensacola,Florida1980364MIN
21Jeff MontgomeryPMLB5-11175RightRight1/7/196226Wellston,Ohio19839212CIN
2Dave OwenSS-3BMLB6-2170BothRight4/25/195830Cleburne,Texas197910246CHC
24Larry OwenCMLB5-11185RightRight5/31/195533Cleveland,Ohio197717420ATL
29Rey PalaciosC-3BMLB5-10190RightRight11/8/196225Brooklyn,New York1983UDFA DET
32Bill Pecota3B-SSMLB6-2195RightRight2/16/196028Redwood City,California198110234KC
48Ted PowerPMLB6-4225RightRight1/31/195533Guthrie,Oklahoma19765115LAD
9Jamie QuirkC-3BMLB6-4200LeftRight10/22/195433Whittier,California1972118KC
29Dan QuisenberryPMLB6-2185RightRight2/7/195335Santa Monica,California1975UDFA KC
18Bret SaberhagenPMLB6-1200RightRight4/11/196424Chicago Heights,Illinois198219479KC
31Israel SanchezPMLB5-9170LeftLeft8/20/196324Falcon Lasvias,Cuba19829220KC
33Kevin Seitzer3B-1BMLB5-11180RightRight3/26/196226Springfield,Illinois198311283KC
1Kurt StillwellSS-2BMLB5-11175BothRight6/4/196523Glendale,California198312CIN
30Pat Tabler1B-OFMLB6-2200RightRight2/2/195830Hamilton,Ohio1976116NYY
4Danny TartabullRFMLB6-1205RightRight10/30/196225Miami,Florida1980371CIN
25Gary ThurmanRF-LFMLB5-10165RightRight11/12/196423Indianapolis,Indiana1983121KC
3Brad Wellman2B-SSMLB6-0170RightRight8/17/195928Lodi,California1979UDFA KC
20Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195037Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
6Willie WilsonOFMLB6-3195BothRight7/9/195532Montgomery,Alabama197416379LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
John BolesDirector of Player Development 
Jerry CramMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Frank FunkPitching Coach 
Adrian GarrettThird Base Coach 
Ken GonzalesScout 
Dave HerreraScout 
Gary JohnsonScout 
Tony LevatoScout 
Mike LumHitting Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Ed NapoleonBench Coach 
Johnny RamosScout 
Bob SchaeferFirst Base Coach 
Jimmie SchafferBullpen Coach 
John SchuerholzGeneral Manager 
Paul SplittorffBroadcaster 
Denny TreaseBroadcaster 
John WathanManager 
Terry WetzelScout 
Fred WhiteBroadcaster 


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