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Kansas City Royals Team History & Encyclopedia

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  • Kansas City Royals (3449-3721 W-L, 1969 - 2014) - 1 World Championship, 2 Pennants, and 7 Playoff Appearances

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Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2014 Kansas City Royals AL Central 19 10 9 0 .526 .500 2nd of 5 1.0 71 71 27.9 29.8 31 15 A.Gordon (1.3) N.Yost (10-9)
2 2013 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 86 76 0 .531 .534 3rd of 5 7.0 648 601 27.0 28.9 43 20 S.Perez (4.3) N.Yost (86-76)
3 2012 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 72 90 0 .444 .455 3rd of 5 16.0 676 746 26.1 27.3 46 25 A.Gordon (6.3) N.Yost (72-90)
4 2011 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 71 91 0 .438 .480 4th of 5 24.0 730 762 25.8 26.4 42 23 A.Gordon (7.2) N.Yost (71-91)
5 2010 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 67 95 0 .414 .399 5th of 5 27.0 676 845 28.8 27.5 46 25 J.Soria (3.7) T.Hillman (12-23) and N.Yost (55-72)
6 2009 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 65 97 0 .401 .407 4th of 5 21.5 686 842 27.8 28.7 43 23 Z.Greinke (10.4) T.Hillman (65-97)
7 2008 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 75 87 0 .463 .444 4th of 5 13.5 691 781 28.0 27.6 43 25 Z.Greinke (5.4) T.Hillman (75-87)
8 2007 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 69 93 0 .426 .456 5th of 5 27.0 706 778 27.9 27.1 45 23 G.Meche (4.1) B.Bell (69-93)
9 2006 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 62 100 0 .383 .388 5th of 5 34.0 757 971 29.4 27.7 55 31 M.Teahen (3.7) B.Bell (62-100)
10 2005 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 56 106 0 .346 .371 5th of 5 43.0 701 935 27.7 25.7 46 22 D.DeJesus (4.4) T.Pena (8-25), B.Schaefer (5-12) and B.Bell (43-69)
11 2004 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 58 104 0 .358 .397 5th of 5 34.0 720 905 28.8 27.4 58 25 Z.Greinke (3.7) T.Pena (58-104)
12 2003 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 83 79 0 .512 .483 3rd of 5 7.0 836 867 29.0 28.0 53 29 D.May (5.9) T.Pena (83-79)
13 2002 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 62 100 0 .383 .414 4th of 5 32.5 737 891 29.2 27.8 52 26 P.Byrd (5.5) T.Muser (8-15), J.Mizerock (5-8) and T.Pena (49-77)
14 2001 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 65 97 0 .401 .426 5th of 5 26.0 729 858 28.2 27.3 44 19 C.Beltran (6.4) T.Muser (65-97)
15 2000 Kansas City Royals AL Central 162 77 85 0 .475 .474 4th of 5 18.0 879 930 27.5 25.8 44 24 J.Damon (6.1) T.Muser (77-85)
16 1999 Kansas City Royals AL Central 161 64 97 0 .398 .467 4th of 5 32.5 856 921 27.0 26.9 50 27 J.Damon (5.4) T.Muser (64-97)
17 1998 Kansas City Royals AL Central 161 72 89 0 .447 .396 3rd of 5 16.5 714 899 28.7 28.8 51 22 J.Offerman (5.3) T.Muser (72-89)
18 1997 Kansas City Royals AL Central 161 67 94 0 .416 .457 5th of 5 19.0 747 820 28.8 27.6 51 25 K.Appier (5.5) B.Boone (36-46) and T.Muser (31-48)
19 1996 Kansas City Royals AL Central 161 75 86 0 .466 .476 5th of 5 24.0 746 786 27.2 29.0 40 19 K.Appier (6.1) B.Boone (75-86)
20 1995 Kansas City Royals AL Central 144 70 74 0 .486 .457 2nd of 5 30.0 629 691 29.1 28.0 51 21 K.Appier (4.6) B.Boone (70-74)
21 1994 Kansas City Royals AL Central 115 64 51 0 .557 .535 3rd of 5 4.0 574 532 29.9 28.0 31 15 D.Cone (6.8) H.McRae (64-51)
22 1993 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 84 78 0 .519 .487 3rd of 7 10.0 675 694 30.0 27.4 43 20 K.Appier (9.3) H.McRae (84-78)
23 1992 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 72 90 0 .444 .459 5th of 7 24.0 610 667 28.9 27.1 42 22 K.Appier (8.1) H.McRae (72-90)
24 1991 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 82 80 0 .506 .503 6th of 7 13.0 727 722 28.6 27.6 45 19 B.Saberhagen (5.1) J.Wathan (15-22), B.Schaefer (1-0) and H.McRae (66-58)
25 1990 Kansas City Royals AL West 161 75 86 0 .466 .499 6th of 7 27.5 707 709 29.7 27.3 46 23 K.Appier (5.3) J.Wathan (75-86)
26 1989 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 92 70 0 .568 .538 2nd of 7 7.0 690 635 30.3 27.7 36 17 B.Saberhagen (9.7) J.Wathan (92-70)
27 1988 Kansas City Royals AL West 161 84 77 0 .522 .538 3rd of 7 19.5 704 648 29.5 29.0 41 17 M.Gubicza (7.8) J.Wathan (84-77)
28 1987 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 83 79 0 .512 .516 2nd of 7 2.0 715 691 29.3 27.4 38 15 B.Saberhagen (8.0) B.Gardner (62-64) and J.Wathan (21-15)
29 1986 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 76 86 0 .469 .487 3rd of 7 16.0 654 673 30.8 27.3 36 13 F.White (4.0) D.Howser (40-48) and M.Ferraro (36-38)
30 1985 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 91 71 0 .562 .533 1st of 7 -- Won WS (4-3) 687 639 30.7 26.1 35 14 G.Brett (8.3) D.Howser (91-71)
31 1984 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 84 78 0 .519 .491 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (3-0) 673 686 29.4 26.9 36 13 B.Black (4.7) D.Howser (84-78)
32 1983 Kansas City Royals AL West 163 79 83 1 .488 .456 2nd of 7 20.0 696 767 30.3 32.2 38 18 D.Quisenberry (5.5) D.Howser (79-83)
33 1982 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 90 72 0 .556 .541 2nd of 7 3.0 784 717 30.4 30.9 39 15 W.Wilson (6.3) D.Howser (90-72)
34 1981 Kansas City Royals AL West 103 50 53 0 .485 .491 4th of 7 11.0 Lost LDS (3-0) 397 405 29.2 28.8 35 13 W.Wilson (4.1) J.Frey (30-40) and D.Howser (20-13)
35 1980 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 97 65 0 .599 .570 1st of 7 -- Lost WS (4-2) 809 694 27.7 29.1 37 15 G.Brett (9.4) J.Frey (97-65)
36 1979 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 85 77 0 .525 .519 2nd of 7 3.0 851 816 27.9 28.9 38 17 G.Brett (8.6) W.Herzog (85-77)
37 1978 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 92 70 0 .568 .572 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (3-1) 743 634 27.3 28.7 38 15 A.Otis (7.4) W.Herzog (92-70)
38 1977 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 102 60 0 .630 .605 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (3-2) 822 651 27.6 28.4 33 13 G.Brett (7.6) W.Herzog (102-60)
39 1976 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 90 72 0 .556 .570 1st of 6 -- Lost ALCS (3-2) 713 611 27.1 27.6 37 17 G.Brett (7.5) W.Herzog (90-72)
40 1975 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 91 71 0 .562 .541 2nd of 6 7.0 710 649 28.1 28.1 32 14 J.Mayberry (7.2) J.McKeon (50-46) and W.Herzog (41-25)
41 1974 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 77 85 0 .475 .503 5th of 6 13.0 667 662 27.5 28.6 34 13 S.Busby (6.6) J.McKeon (77-85)
42 1973 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 88 74 0 .543 .502 2nd of 6 6.0 755 752 27.6 25.9 39 16 J.Mayberry (5.2) J.McKeon (88-74)
43 1972 Kansas City Royals AL West 154 76 78 0 .494 .528 4th of 6 16.5 580 545 27.7 27.4 34 15 J.Mayberry (4.9) B.Lemon (76-78)
44 1971 Kansas City Royals AL West 161 85 76 0 .528 .529 2nd of 6 16.0 603 566 27.2 26.7 35 16 A.Otis (5.3) B.Lemon (85-76)
45 1970 Kansas City Royals AL West 162 65 97 0 .401 .435 4th of 6 33.0 611 705 26.4 26.2 38 17 B.Johnson (4.3) C.Metro (19-33) and B.Lemon (46-64)
46 1969 Kansas City Royals AL West 163 69 93 1 .426 .427 4th of 6 28.0 586 688 25.7 25.2 39 16 W.Bunker (4.2) J.Gordon (69-93)