Roland Americo Biancalana
Positions: Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 160 lb.
Born: February 2, 1960 in Greenbrae, CA
High School: Redwood HS (Greenbrae, CA)
Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (25th pick) of the 1978 amateur draft.
Debut: September 12, 1982 (Age 22.222)
vs. MIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1984 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Royals/Astros 1982-1987
Final Game: October 4, 1987 (Age 27.244)
vs. CIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- July 2014
- 7/6 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–July 5, 1987: 1987: The Royals used a lucky break to tie the game in the eighth, then pushed the winning run across in the 10th for a 4-3 victory...
News -- June 2014
- 6/24 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–June 24, 1984: 1984: Dane Iorg hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth for the winning run in the Royals’ 3-2 victory over California at...
News -- April 2014
- 4/8 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–April 8, 1987: 1987: Kevin Seitzer had three hits, and five different Royals had two hits each, while Charlie Leibrandt pitched seven solid innings...
News -- February 2014
- 2/2 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 2/2: Happy Birthday to ~RHP Adrian Houser (21)Houser was the Astros second round draft pick in 2011. He had a solid season for...
News -- August 2013
- 8/30 Rays Colored Glasses: Could Jake Odorizzi Be the Rays’ Secret Weapon?: It seems like every year, a player emerges from out of nowhere to become a playoff hero. Buddy Biancalana briefly became a minor...
News -- May 2013
- 5/13 WSJ Daily Fix: Tiger Smiles, and Golf ShuddersTiger Woods won the Players Championship on Sunday and looks as good heading into the U.S. Open as he has in many years. ...
News -- February 2013
- 2/2 Kings of Kauffman: Happy Birthday Buddy Biancalana: Sure, it’s Groundhog Day, so while you’re watching Bill Murray over and over today, also remember that today is the...
- 2/2 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 2/2: RHP Adrian Houser (20)Houser was the Astros second round draft pick in 2011. In his second professional season with the Greeneville...
News -- January 2013
- 1/22 The Sports Provocateur: The A.L. Central Dream Rotation; Verlander and Sale and Pray for Hail?: The American League Central has two aces headlining its staff. The number three man is an 11 year veteran while the fourth...
News -- October 2012
- 10/27 Kings of Kauffman: “No Outs to Go!”: On this date in 1985, the Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 11-0 to win their one and only World Series title....