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Kansas City Royals Yearly Starters

Year and record in Bold indicates they won pennant.
Shading is not used to differentiate the players' performances. It is merely used to quickly illustrate long strings of games/years played by a single player. When a player in the column changes, so does the color of the shading.

Most Common Players by Games Played at Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH
Most Years Macfarlane Mayberry White Brett Patek Wilson Otis Dye McRae
Most Games Macfarlane
  797 gms
Mayne
  620 gms
Wathan
  571 gms
Buck
  562 gms
Porter
  492 gms
Mayberry
  837 gms
Sweeney
  553 gms
Hosmer
  525 gms
Joyner
  497 gms
Balboni
  490 gms
White
  2153 gms
Rojas
  788 gms
Febles
  493 gms
Grudzielanek
  333 gms
Getz
  303 gms
Brett
  1692 gms
Randa
  940 gms
Seitzer
  670 gms
Schaal
  563 gms
Moustakas
  443 gms
Patek
  1241 gms
Washington
  676 gms
Berroa
  619 gms
Escobar
  563 gms
Stillwell
  513 gms
Piniella
  658 gms
Wilson
  635 gms
Gordon
  606 gms
Jackson
  344 gms
DeJesus
  289 gms
Otis
  1792 gms
Wilson
  1114 gms
Beltran
  751 gms
McRae
  606 gms
DeJesus
  519 gms
Cowens
  676 gms
Dye
  529 gms
Tartabull
  528 gms
Francoeur
  352 gms
Eisenreich
  265 gms
McRae
  1426 gms
Butler
  712 gms
Sweeney
  510 gms
Brett
  505 gms
Orta
  266 gms
2014 (47-45) Perez Hosmer Infante Moustakas Escobar Gordon Dyson Aoki Butler
2013 (86-76) Perez Hosmer Getz Moustakas Escobar Gordon Cain Lough Butler
2012 (72-90) Perez Hosmer Getz Moustakas Escobar Gordon Dyson Francoeur Butler
2011 (71-91) Pena Hosmer Getz Moustakas Escobar Gordon Cabrera Francoeur Butler
2010 (67-95) Kendall Butler Aviles Callaspo Betancourt Podsednik Maier DeJesus Guillen
2009 (65-97) Olivo Butler Callaspo Teahen Betancourt DeJesus Maier Guillen Jacobs
2008 (75-87) Buck Gload Grudzielanek Gordon Pena DeJesus Gathright Teahen Butler
2007 (69-93) Buck Gload Grudzielanek Gordon Pena Brown DeJesus Teahen Butler
2006 (62-100) Buck Mientkiewicz Grudzielanek Teahen Berroa Brown Gathright Sanders Sweeney
2005 (56-106) Buck Stairs Gotay Teahen Berroa Long DeJesus Brown Sweeney
2004 (58-104) Buck Harvey Graffanino Randa Berroa Brown DeJesus Stairs Sweeney
2003 (83-79) Mayne Harvey Relaford Randa Berroa Ibanez Beltran Guiel Sweeney
2002 (62-100) Mayne Sweeney Febles Randa Perez Knoblauch Beltran Tucker Ibanez
2001 (65-97) Ortiz Sweeney Febles Randa Sanchez Brown Beltran Dye Ibanez
2000 (77-85) Zaun Sweeney Febles Randa Sanchez Quinn Beltran Dye Damon
1999 (64-97) Kreuter Sweeney Febles Randa Sanchez Damon Beltran Dye Giambi
1998 (72-89) Sweeney King Offerman Palmer Lopez Conine Damon Dye Pendleton
1997 (67-94) Macfarlane King Offerman Paquette Bell Roberts Goodwin Dye Davis
1996 (75-86) Macfarlane Offerman Lockhart Randa Howard Goodwin Damon Tucker Vitiello
1995 (70-74) Mayne Joyner Lockhart Gaetti Gagne Coleman Goodwin Nunnally Hamelin
1994 (64-51) Macfarlane Joyner Lind Gaetti Gagne Coleman McRae Jose Hamelin
1993 (84-78) Macfarlane Joyner Lind Gaetti Gagne McReynolds McRae Jose Brett
1992 (72-90) Macfarlane Joyner Miller Jefferies Howard McReynolds McRae Eisenreich Brett
1991 (82-80) Mayne Benzinger Shumpert Pecota Stillwell Gibson McRae Tartabull Brett
1990 (75-86) Macfarlane Brett White Seitzer Stillwell Wilson Jackson Eisenreich Perry
1989 (92-70) Boone Brett White Seitzer Stillwell Jackson Wilson Tartabull Tabler
1988 (84-77) Quirk Brett White Seitzer Stillwell Jackson Wilson Tartabull Buckner
1987 (83-79) Quirk Brett White Seitzer Salazar Jackson Wilson Tartabull Balboni
1986 (76-86) Sundberg Balboni White Brett Salazar Smith Wilson Motley Orta
1985 (91-71) Sundberg Balboni White Brett Concepcion Smith Wilson Motley McRae
1984 (84-78) Slaught Balboni White Pryor Concepcion Motley Wilson Sheridan McRae
1983 (79-83) Wathan Aikens White Brett Washington Roberts Wilson Sheridan McRae
1982 (90-72) Wathan Aikens White Brett Washington Wilson Otis Martin McRae
1981 (50-53) Wathan Aikens White Brett Washington Wilson Otis Geronimo McRae
1980 (97-65) Porter Aikens White Brett Washington Wilson Otis Hurdle McRae
1979 (85-77) Porter LaCock White Brett Patek Wilson Otis Cowens McRae
1978 (92-70) Porter LaCock White Brett Patek Wilson Otis Cowens McRae
1977 (102-60) Porter Mayberry White Brett Patek Zdeb Otis Cowens McRae
1976 (90-72) Martinez Mayberry White Brett Patek Poquette Otis Cowens McRae
1975 (91-71) Martinez Mayberry Rojas Brett Patek McRae Otis Wohlford Killebrew
1974 (77-85) Healy Mayberry Rojas Brett Patek Wohlford Otis Pinson McRae
1973 (88-74) Healy Mayberry Rojas Schaal Patek Piniella Otis Kirkpatrick Hopkins
1972 (76-78) Kirkpatrick Mayberry Rojas Schaal Patek Piniella Otis Scheinblum
1971 (85-76) May Hopkins Rojas Schaal Patek Piniella Otis Keough
1970 (65-97) Kirkpatrick Oliver Rojas Schaal Hernandez Piniella Otis Kelly
1969 (69-93) Rodriguez Fiore Adair Foy Hernandez Piniella Oliver Kelly
46 years 22 players 19 players 17 players 15 players 16 players 26 players 14 players 28 players 20 players