***** Kansas City Royals *****
 
  Team Founded: 1969
  Team History:
                1969-Present - Kansas City Royals
 
  Stadium Address:
  Kauffman Stadium
  1 Royal Way
  Kansas City, MO 64129
 
  Opened:  April 10, 1973
  First Official Game:  April 10, 1973, 12-1 win over Texas Rangers
  Stadium Capacity: 40,625
  Surface:  Natural Grass
 
  Chairman/Owner:  David Glass
  President: Dan Glass
  General Manager:  Dayton Moore
  Manager: Ned Yost
 
  Managerial History:
 
  Term               Coach                        Reg.Season    Playoff
  1969               Joe Gordon                     69- 93
  1970               Charlie Metro                  19- 33
                     (Replaced after 52 games of 1970 Season)
                     Bob Lemon                      46- 64
  1971-72            Bob Lemon                     161-154
  1973-75            Jack McKeon                   215-205
                     (Replaced after 96 games of 1975 Season)
                     Whitey Herzog                  41- 25       2- 3
  1976-79            Whitey Herzog                 369-279       3- 6
  1980-81            Jim Frey                      127-105
                     (Replaced after 70 Games of 1981 Season)
                     Dick Howser                    20- 13       5- 4
  1982-86            Dick Howser                   384-351       8- 9
                     (Replaced after 88 games of 1986 Season)
                     Mike Ferraro                   36- 38
                     (Interim manager for 74 games of 1986 Season)
  1987               Billy Gardner                  62- 64
                     (Replaced after 126 games of 1987 Season)
                     John Wathan                    21- 15
  1988-1991          John Wathan                   266-255
                     (Replaced after 37 games of 1991 Season)
                     Bob Schaefer                    1-  0
                     (Interim manager for 1 game of 1991 Season)
                     Hal McRae                      66- 58
  1992-94            Hal McRae                     220-219
  1995-97            Bob Boone                     181-206
                     (Replaced after 82 games of the 1997 season)
                     Tony Muser                     31- 48
                     (Interim manager for final 79 games of 1997 season)
  1998-2002          Tony Muser                    286- 383
                     (Replaced after 23 games in 2002 season)
                     John Mizerock                   5- 8
                     (Interim manager for 13 games in 2002 season)
  2002-2005          Tony Pena                     198-285
                     (Resigned after 33 games in 2005 season)
                     Bob Schaefer
                     (Interim manager for 17 games in 2005 season)
  2005-2007          Buddy Bell                     174-262
  2007-2010          Trey Hillman                   152-207
                     (Replaced after 35 games in 2010 season)
  2010-present       Ned Yost                       284-329
 
  Retired Numbers: (4)
 
   5 - George Brett
  10 - Dick Howser
  20 - Frank White
  42 - Jackie Robinson
 
  Royals in the Hall of Fame: (6)
 
  1976 - Bob Lemon
  1984 - Harmon Killebrew
  1991 - Gaylord Perry
  1999 - George Brett
  1999 - Orlando Cepeda
  2009 - Whitey Herzog
 
  World Series Titles: (1) 1985
  American League Pennants: (2) 1980, 1985
  Division Titles: (6) 1976, '77, '78, '80, '84, '85
  Wild Card: None
 
  AL Most Valuable Player                AL Cy Young Award
  -----------------------                -----------------
  1980 - George Brett                    1985 - Bret Saberhagen
                                         1989 - Bret Saberhagen
                                         1994 - David Cone
                                         2009 - Zack Greinke
 
  Rookie of the Year                     Manager of the Year
  ------------------                     -------------------
  1994 - Bob Hamelin                     2003 - Tony Pena
  1969 - Lou Piniella
  1999 - Carlos Beltran
  2003 - Angel Berroa
 
  Yearly Records:
 
                        Reg. Season                      Playoffs
  Year Location       W    L   Pct.  GB    Pos.   Div.   W   L  Pct.
  -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1969 Kansas City   69   93   .426  28    (4)    West
  1970 Kansas City   65   97   .401  33    (4t)   West
  1971 Kansas City   85   76   .528  16    (2)    West
  1972 Kansas City   76   78   .494  16.5  (4)    West
  1973 Kansas City   88   74   .543   6    (2)    West
  1974 Kansas City   77   85   .475  13    (5)    West
  1975 Kansas City   91   71   .562   7    (2)    West
  1976 Kansas City   90   72   .556  --    (1)    West   2   3  .400 Div
  1977 Kansas City  102   60   .630  --    (1)    West   2   3  .400 Div
  1978 Kansas City   92   70   .568  --    (1)    West   1   3  .250 Div
  1979 Kansas City   85   77   .525   3    (2)    West
  1980 Kansas City   97   65   .599  --    (1)    West   5   4  .556 AL Pen
  1981 Kansas City * 20   30   .400  12    (5)    West
                     30   23   .566  --    (1)    West
  1982 Kansas City   90   72   .556   3    (2)    West
  1983 Kansas City   79   83   .488  20    (2)    West
  1984 Kansas City   84   78   .519  --    (1)    West   0   3  .000 Div
  1985 Kansas City   91   71   .562  --    (1)    West   8   6  .571 WC
  1986 Kansas City   76   86   .469  16    (3t)   West
  1987 Kansas City   83   79   .512   2    (2)    West
  1988 Kansas City   84   77   .522  19.5  (3)    West
  1989 Kansas City   92   70   .568   7    (2)    West
  1990 Kansas City   75   86   .466  27.5  (6)    West
  1991 Kansas City   82   80   .506  13    (6)    West
  1992 Kansas City   72   90   .444  24    (5t)   West
  1993 Kansas City   84   78   .519  10    (3)    West
  1994 Kansas City * 64   51   .557   4    (3)    Cent
  1995 Kansas City * 70   74   .486  30    (2)    Cent
  1996 Kansas City   75   86   .466  24    (5)    Cent
  1997 Kansas City   67   94   .416  19    (5)    Cent
  1998 Kansas City   72   89   .447  16.5  (3)    Cent
  1999 Kansas City   64   97   .398  33.5  (4)    Cent
  2000 Kansas City   77   85   .475  18    (4)    Cent
  2001 Kansas City   65   97   .401  26    (5)    Cent
  2002 Kansas City   62  100   .383  32.5  (4)    Cent
  2003 Kansas City   83   79   .512   7    (3)    Cent
  2004 Kansas City   58  104   .358  34    (5)    Cent
  2005 Kansas City   56  106   .346  43    (5)    Cent
  2006 Kansas City   62  100   .383  34    (5)    Cent
  2007 Kansas City   69   93   .426  27    (5)    Cent
  2008 Kansas City   75   87   .463  13.5  (4)    Cent
  2009 Kansas City   65   97   .401  21.5  (4t)   Cent
  2010 Kansas City   67   95   .414  27    (5)    Cent
  2011 Kansas City   71   91   .438  24    (4)    Cent
  2012 Kansas City   72   90   .444  16    (3)    Cent
  2013 Kansas City   86   76   .531   7    (3)    Cent
 
  * Strike Shortened Season
 
  Overall Regular Season Record:   3439 - 3712   (.481)
  Overall Post Season Record:        18 -   22   (.450)
 
 
 
 
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