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1966 Kansas City Athletics

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1965 / 1967

74-86, Finished 7th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Al Dark (74-86)
GM: Eddie Lopat, Scouting Dir: Joe Bowman
Scored 564 runs, Allowed 648 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-90

Ballparks: Municipal Stadium · Attendance: 773,929 (9th of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 97

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1965 / 1967 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Jack Aker 25 R R 6' 2" 190 Jul 13, 1940 3 66 0 66 66 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.6
Sal Bando 22 R R 6' 0" 195 Feb 13, 1944 1st 11 6 11 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.4
Gil Blanco 20 L L 6' 5" 205 Dec 15, 1945 2 11 8 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $6,000
Don Blasingame 34 L R 5' 10" 160 Mar 16, 1932 12 12 3 12 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 -0.1 $22,000
Billy Bryan 27 L R 6' 4" 200 Dec 4, 1938 6 32 17 32 24 0 20 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 -1.1 $12,000
Bert Campaneris 24 R R 5' 10" 160 Mar 9, 1942 3 142 137 142 138 0 0 0 0 0 138 0 0 0 0 0 4 3.6 $13,500
Danny Cater 26 R R 6' 0" 170 Feb 25, 1940 3 116 109 116 113 0 0 54 0 42 0 21 0 1 22 7 0 1.2 $12,000
Wayne Causey 29 L R 5' 10" 175 Dec 26, 1936 9 28 21 28 25 0 0 0 0 15 10 0 0 0 0 5 0 -0.6
Ed Charles 33 R R 5' 10" 170 Apr 29, 1933 5 118 99 118 106 0 0 1 0 104 0 1 0 0 1 14 1 4.1
Ossie Chavarria 25 R R 5' 11" 155 Aug 5, 1940 1st 86 49 86 71 0 0 8 15 5 22 19 0 7 26 19 4 0.3
Jim Dickson 28 L R 6' 1" 185 Apr 20, 1938 4 24 1 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Chuck Dobson 22 R R 6' 4" 200 Jan 10, 1944 1st 14 14 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
John Donaldson 23 L R 5' 11" 160 May 5, 1943 1st 15 7 15 9 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 -0.5
Jim Duckworth 27 R R 6' 4" 194 May 24, 1939 4 8 0 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Bill Edgerton 24 L L 6' 2" 185 Aug 16, 1941 1st 6 1 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Ernie Fazio 24 R R 5' 7" 165 Jan 25, 1942 3 27 6 27 13 0 0 0 10 0 4 0 0 0 0 13 4 0.0 $7,000
Jim Gosger 23 L L 5' 11" 185 Nov 6, 1942 3 88 70 88 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 33 0 77 17 0 0.9 $10,500
Dick Green 25 R R 5' 10" 180 Apr 21, 1941 4 140 137 140 139 0 0 0 137 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.8
Guido Grilli 27 L L 6' 0" 188 Jan 9, 1939 1st 16 0 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Joe Grzenda 29 R L 6' 2" 180 Jun 8, 1937 3 21 0 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Vern Handrahan 27 L R 6' 2" 185 Nov 27, 1938 2 16 1 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Ken Harrelson 24 R R 6' 2" 190 Sep 4, 1941 4 63 60 63 60 0 0 58 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 -0.1
Mike Hershberger 26 R R 5' 10" 175 Oct 9, 1939 6 146 139 146 143 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 3 129 143 6 0 1.3
Jesse Hickman 27 R R 6' 2" 186 Feb 18, 1939 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $7,500
Catfish Hunter HOF 20 R R 6' 0" 190 Apr 8, 1946 2 30 25 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $4,800 All-Star
Manny Jimenez 27 L R 6' 1" 185 Nov 19, 1938 4 13 10 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 4 12 2 0 -0.7 $10,000
Lew Krausse 23 R R 6' 0" 175 Apr 25, 1943 4 40 22 40 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2.4
Rene Lachemann 21 R R 6' 0" 198 May 4, 1945 2 7 0 7 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.0
Paul Lindblad 24 L L 6' 1" 185 Aug 9, 1941 2 38 14 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.4
Rick Monday 20 L L 6' 3" 193 Nov 20, 1945 1st 17 11 17 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 3 3 -0.3
Aurelio Monteagudo 22 R R 5' 11" 180 Nov 19, 1943 4 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Jim Nash 21 R R 6' 5" 215 Feb 9, 1945 1st 18 17 18 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Joe Nossek 25 R R 6' 0" 178 Nov 8, 1940 3 87 59 87 78 0 0 0 0 1 0 11 64 3 77 18 2 0.5
Blue Moon Odom 21 R R 6' 0" 178 May 29, 1945 3 17 14 17 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1.7
Roger Repoz 25 L L 6' 3" 190 Aug 3, 1940 3 101 84 101 92 0 0 45 0 0 0 8 41 3 52 12 1 0.5 $10,000
Phil Roof 25 R R 6' 2" 190 Mar 5, 1941 4 127 119 127 123 0 123 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.1 $8,500
Ken Sanders 24 R R 5' 11" 168 Jul 8, 1941 2 38 1 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $8,000
Randy Schwartz 22 L L 6' 3" 230 Feb 9, 1944 2 10 0 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 -0.2
Rollie Sheldon 29 R R 6' 4" 185 Dec 17, 1936 5 14 13 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $15,000
Bill Stafford 26 R R 6' 1" 188 Aug 13, 1939 7 9 8 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0 $18,000
Larry Stahl 25 L L 6' 0" 175 Jun 29, 1941 3 119 72 119 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 68 0 28 94 32 0 0.3 $9,000
Wes Stock 32 R R 6' 2" 188 Apr 10, 1934 8 35 0 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $15,000
Ron Stone 23 L L 6' 2" 185 Sep 9, 1942 1st 26 0 26 7 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 2 1 4 16 4 -0.1 $7,000
Ken Suarez 23 R R 5' 9" 175 Apr 12, 1943 1st 35 26 35 34 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Fred Talbot 25 R R 6' 2" 195 Jun 28, 1941 4 11 11 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $13,000
Tim Talton 27 L R 6' 3" 200 Jan 14, 1939 1st 37 7 37 22 0 15 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0.6
Jose Tartabull 27 L L 5' 11" 165 Nov 27, 1938 5 37 32 37 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 31 0 32 5 0 0.5
Ralph Terry 30 R R 6' 3" 195 Jan 9, 1936 11 15 10 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $31,000
John Wyatt 31 R R 5' 11" 200 Apr 19, 1935 6 19 0 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1965 / 1967 Roster (40-man)