1984 Kansas City Royals Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-78
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,810,018, Avg. 23,507
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Won Division
American League Championship Series - Lost to Detroit Tigers 3-0
Manager: Dick Howser (84-78)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1984 Kansas City Royals Statistics
1984 Kansas City Royals Results

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 1984 season with a record of 84 wins and 78 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Royals scored 673 runs and yielded 686 runs. Steve Balboni led Kansas City with 28 home runs, while Darryl Motley and Frank White walloped 20 or more as well. Steve Balboni drove in 77 runs. Willie Wilson paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .301 clip. Buddy Black topped the team with 17 wins and a team-best 3.12 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Dick Howser coached the team. The 1984 Kansas City Royals qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tucker Ashford3BRRDecember 4, 19546'1"195Memphis, TN USA
Steve Balboni1BRRJanuary 16, 19576'3"225Brockton, MA USA
Joe BeckwithPLRJanuary 28, 19556'3"200Auburn, AL USA
Buddy BiancalanaSSBRFebruary 2, 19605'11"160Greenbrae, CA USA
Buddy BlackPLLJune 30, 19576'2"180San Mateo, CA USA
George Brett3BLRMay 15, 19536'0"185Glen Dale, WV USA
Onix ConcepcionSSRROctober 5, 19575'6"160Dorado, P.R.
Butch DavisLFRRJune 19, 19586'0"185Williamston, NC USA
Bucky DentSSRRNovember 25, 19515'9"170Savannah, GA USA
Mark GubiczaPRRAugust 14, 19626'6"215Philadelphia, PA USA
Larry GuraPBLNovember 26, 19476'0"170Joliet, IL USA
Mark HuismannPRRMay 11, 19586'3"195Lincoln, NE USA
Dane Iorg1BLRMay 11, 19506'0"180Eureka, CA USA
Danny JacksonPRLJanuary 5, 19626'0"205San Antonio, TX USA
Lynn JonesRFRRJanuary 1, 19535'9"175Meadville, PA USA
Mike JonesPLLJuly 30, 19596'6"215Rochester, NY USA
Dave LeeperLFLLOctober 30, 19595'11"170Santa Ana, CA USA
Charlie LeibrandtPRLOctober 4, 19566'3"195Chicago, IL USA
Hal McRaePRRJuly 10, 19455'11"180Avon Park, FL USA
Darryl MotleyLFRRJanuary 21, 19605'9"196Muskogee, OK USA
Jorge OrtaLFLRNovember 26, 19505'10"170Mazatlan, Si Mexico
Greg Pryor3BRROctober 2, 19496'0"180Marietta, OH USA
Luis PujolsCRRNovember 18, 19556'2"175Santiago de los Caballeros, Sa D.R.
Dan QuisenberryPRRFebruary 7, 19536'2"170Santa Monica, CA USA
Leon RobertsLFRRJanuary 22, 19516'3"200Vicksburg, MI USA
Bret SaberhagenPRRApril 11, 19646'1"160Chicago Heights, IL USA
Orlando SanchezCLRSeptember 7, 19566'1"195Canovanas, P.R.
Jim Scranton3BRRApril 5, 19606'0"175Torrance, CA USA
Pat SheridanRFLRDecember 4, 19576'3"175Ann Arbor, MI USA
Don SlaughtCRRSeptember 11, 19586'1"190Long Beach, CA USA
Paul SplittorffPLLOctober 8, 19466'3"205Evansville, IN USA
U. L. WashingtonSSBROctober 27, 19535'11"175Stringtown, OK USA
John WathanCRROctober 4, 19496'2"205Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Frank White2BRRSeptember 4, 19505'11"165Greenville, MS USA
Frank WillsPRROctober 26, 19586'2"200New Orleans, LA USA
Willie WilsonCFBRJuly 9, 19556'3"190Montgomery, AL USA