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Record: 50-53, Finished 4th in AL Western Division (1981 AL)
Managed by Jim Frey (30-40) and Dick Howser (20-13)
Coaches: Bill Connors, Gordon MacKenzie, Jose Martinez, Rick Renick and Jimmie Schaffer
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Due to the split season schedule brought on by the player's strike, the 1981 Kansas City Royals became the only sub-.500 club in baseball history to make the postseason. They were, however, swept by the Oakland Athletics in the Division Series.
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