1986 Kansas City Royals Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 76-86
Finished 3rd in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 2,320,764, Avg. 29,753
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Manager: Dick Howser (40-48)
Manager: Mike Ferraro (36-38)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1986 Kansas City Royals Statistics
1986 Kansas City Royals Results

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 1986 season with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses, finishing third in the AL's West Division.

The Royals topped the league with just 673 runs allowed. Kansas City scored 654 runs. Steve Balboni led the team with 29 home runs, while George Brett and Frank White walloped 20 or more as well. Steve Balboni drove in 88 runs. George Brett paced hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .290 clip. Charlie Leibrandt paced the squad with 14 wins, and Danny Jackson recorded a 3.20 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Dick Howser and Mike Ferraro coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Steve Balboni1BRRJanuary 16, 19576'3"225Brockton, MA USA
Scott BankheadPRRJuly 31, 19635'10"175Raleigh, NC USA
Terry BellCRROctober 27, 19626'0"195Dayton, OH 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
Mike BrewerRFRROctober 24, 19596'5"190Shreveport, LA USA
David ConePLRJanuary 2, 19636'1"180Kansas City, MO USA
Steve FarrPRRDecember 12, 19565'10"198Cheverly, MD USA
Mark GubiczaPRRAugust 14, 19626'6"215Philadelphia, PA USA
Alan HargesheimerPRRNovember 21, 19546'3"195Chicago, IL USA
Mark HuismannPRRMay 11, 19586'3"195Lincoln, NE USA
Bo JacksonRFRRNovember 30, 19626'1"220Bessemer, AL USA
Danny JacksonPRLJanuary 5, 19626'0"205San Antonio, TX USA
Rondin Johnson2BBRDecember 16, 19585'10"160Bremerton, WA USA
Lynn JonesLFRRJanuary 1, 19535'9"175Meadville, PA USA
Mike KingeryRFLLMarch 29, 19616'0"180St. James, MN USA
Rudy LawLFLLOctober 7, 19566'1"165Waco, TX USA
Charlie LeibrandtPRLOctober 4, 19566'3"195Chicago, IL USA
Dennis LeonardPRRMay 18, 19516'1"190Brooklyn, NY USA
Hal McRaePRRJuly 10, 19455'11"180Avon Park, FL USA
Darryl MotleyRFRRJanuary 21, 19605'9"196Muskogee, OK USA
Jorge OrtaPLRNovember 26, 19505'10"170Mazatlan, Si Mexico
Bill Pecota3BRRFebruary 16, 19606'2"195Redwood City, CA USA
Greg Pryor3BRROctober 2, 19496'0"180Marietta, OH USA
Jamie QuirkCLROctober 22, 19546'4"190Whittier, CA USA
Dan QuisenberryPRRFebruary 7, 19536'2"170Santa Monica, CA USA
Bret SaberhagenPRRApril 11, 19646'1"160Chicago Heights, IL USA
Angel SalazarSSRRNovember 4, 19616'0"180Anaco, An Venezuela
Kevin Seitzer1BRRMarch 26, 19625'11"180Springfield, IL USA
Steve ShieldsPRRNovember 30, 19586'5"220Gadsden, AL USA
Lonnie SmithLFRRDecember 22, 19555'9"170Chicago, IL USA
Jim SundbergCRRMay 18, 19516'0"190Galesburg, IL USA
Dwight TaylorCFLLMarch 24, 19605'9"166Los Angeles, CA USA
Frank White2BRRSeptember 4, 19505'11"165Greenville, MS USA
Willie WilsonCFBRJuly 9, 19556'3"190Montgomery, AL USA