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All-Time Top 24 Players

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Franchise History

Franchise History
Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA Attendance BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
2017Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16280820.494.4463rd of 522.07027912,220,37029.030.34929L.Cain (5.3)N.Yost (80-82)
2016Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16281810.500.4763rd of 513.56757122,557,71228.529.94221D.Duffy (4.1)N.Yost (81-81)
2015Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16295670.586.5551st of 5--Won WS (4-1)7246412,708,54929.130.04524L.Cain (7.2)N.Yost (95-67)
2014Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16289730.549.5192nd of 51.0Lost WS (4-3)6516241,956,48228.228.94823A.Gordon (6.6)N.Yost (89-73)
2013Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16286760.531.5343rd of 57.06486011,750,75426.928.94320A.Gordon (4.2)N.Yost (86-76)
2012Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16272900.444.4553rd of 516.06767461,739,85926.127.34625A.Gordon (6.3)N.Yost (72-90)
2011Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16271910.438.4804th of 524.07307621,724,45025.826.44223A.Gordon (7.2)N.Yost (71-91)
2010Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16267950.414.3995th of 527.06768451,615,32728.927.54625J.Soria (3.7)T.Hillman (12-23) and N.Yost (55-72)
2009Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16265970.401.4074th of 521.56868421,797,89127.628.74323Z.Greinke (10.4)T.Hillman (65-97)
2008Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16275870.463.4444th of 513.56917811,578,92228.027.64325Z.Greinke (5.4)T.Hillman (75-87)
2007Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16269930.426.4565th of 527.07067781,616,86728.027.14523G.Meche (4.1)B.Bell (69-93)
2006Kansas City RoyalsAL Central162621000.383.3885th of 534.07579711,372,63829.727.75531M.Teahen (3.7)B.Bell (62-100)
2005Kansas City RoyalsAL Central162561060.346.3715th of 543.07019351,371,18128.125.74622D.DeJesus (4.4)T.Pena (8-25), B.Schaefer (5-12) and B.Bell (43-69)
2004Kansas City RoyalsAL Central162581040.358.3975th of 534.07209051,661,47829.027.45825Z.Greinke (3.7)T.Pena (58-104)
2003Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16283790.512.4833rd of 57.08368671,779,89529.228.05329D.May (5.9)T.Pena (83-79)
2002Kansas City RoyalsAL Central162621000.383.4144th of 532.57378911,323,03629.327.85226P.Byrd (5.5)T.Muser (8-15), J.Mizerock (5-8) and T.Pena (49-77)
2001Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16265970.401.4265th of 526.07298581,536,37128.227.34419C.Beltran (6.5)T.Muser (65-97)
2000Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16277850.475.4744th of 518.08799301,564,84727.625.84424J.Damon (6.1)T.Muser (77-85)
1999Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16164970.398.4674th of 532.58569211,506,06826.926.95027J.Damon (5.4)T.Muser (64-97)
1998Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16172890.447.3963rd of 516.57148991,494,87528.828.85122J.Offerman (5.3)T.Muser (72-89)
1997Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16167940.416.4575th of 519.07478201,517,63828.827.65125K.Appier (5.5)B.Boone (36-46) and T.Muser (31-48)
1996Kansas City RoyalsAL Central16175860.466.4765th of 524.07467861,435,99727.129.04019K.Appier (6.1)B.Boone (75-86)
1995Kansas City RoyalsAL Central14470740.486.4572nd of 530.06296911,233,53029.128.05121K.Appier (4.6)B.Boone (70-74)
1994Kansas City RoyalsAL Central11564510.557.5353rd of 54.05745321,400,49430.128.03115D.Cone (6.8)H.McRae (64-51)
1993Kansas City RoyalsAL West16284780.519.4873rd of 710.06756941,934,57830.127.44320K.Appier (9.3)H.McRae (84-78)
1992Kansas City RoyalsAL West16272900.444.4595th of 724.06106671,867,68928.927.14222K.Appier (8.1)H.McRae (72-90)
1991Kansas City RoyalsAL West16282800.506.5036th of 713.07277222,161,53728.627.64519B.Saberhagen (5.1)J.Wathan (15-22), B.Schaefer (1-0) and H.McRae (66-58)
1990Kansas City RoyalsAL West16175860.466.4996th of 727.57077092,244,95629.827.34623K.Appier (5.3)J.Wathan (75-86)
1989Kansas City RoyalsAL West16292700.568.5382nd of 77.06906352,477,70030.527.73617B.Saberhagen (9.7)J.Wathan (92-70)
1988Kansas City RoyalsAL West16184770.522.5383rd of 719.57046482,350,18129.529.04117M.Gubicza (7.8)J.Wathan (84-77)
1987Kansas City RoyalsAL West16283790.512.5162nd of 72.07156912,392,47129.327.43815B.Saberhagen (8.0)B.Gardner (62-64) and J.Wathan (21-15)
1986Kansas City RoyalsAL West16276860.469.4873rd of 716.06546732,320,79430.927.33613F.White (4.0)D.Howser (40-48) and M.Ferraro (36-38)
1985Kansas City RoyalsAL West16291710.562.5331st of 7--Won WS (4-3)6876392,162,71730.926.13514G.Brett (8.3)D.Howser (91-71)
1984Kansas City RoyalsAL West16284780.519.4911st of 7--Lost ALCS (3-0)6736861,810,01829.526.93613B.Black (4.7)D.Howser (84-78)
1983Kansas City RoyalsAL West16379831.488.4562nd of 720.06967671,963,87530.232.23818D.Quisenberry (5.5)D.Howser (79-83)
1982Kansas City RoyalsAL West16290720.556.5412nd of 73.07847172,284,46430.430.93915W.Wilson (6.3)D.Howser (90-72)
1981Kansas City RoyalsAL West10350530.485.4914th of 711.0Lost LDS (3-0)3974051,279,40329.228.83513W.Wilson (4.1)J.Frey (30-40) and D.Howser (20-13)
1980Kansas City RoyalsAL West16297650.599.5701st of 7--Lost WS (4-2)8096942,288,71427.729.13715G.Brett (9.4)J.Frey (97-65)
1979Kansas City RoyalsAL West16285770.525.5192nd of 73.08518162,261,84527.928.93817G.Brett (8.6)W.Herzog (85-77)
1978Kansas City RoyalsAL West16292700.568.5721st of 7--Lost ALCS (3-1)7436342,255,49327.228.73815A.Otis (7.4)W.Herzog (92-70)
1977Kansas City RoyalsAL West162102600.630.6051st of 7--Lost ALCS (3-2)8226511,852,60327.628.43313G.Brett (7.6)W.Herzog (102-60)
1976Kansas City RoyalsAL West16290720.556.5701st of 6--Lost ALCS (3-2)7136111,680,26527.027.63717G.Brett (7.5)W.Herzog (90-72)
1975Kansas City RoyalsAL West16291710.562.5412nd of 67.07106491,151,83628.128.13214J.Mayberry (7.2)J.McKeon (50-46) and W.Herzog (41-25)
1974Kansas City RoyalsAL West16277850.475.5035th of 613.06676621,173,29227.428.63413S.Busby (6.6)J.McKeon (77-85)
1973Kansas City RoyalsAL West16288740.543.5022nd of 66.07557521,345,34127.625.93916J.Mayberry (5.2)J.McKeon (88-74)
1972Kansas City RoyalsAL West15476780.494.5284th of 616.5580545707,65627.727.43415J.Mayberry (4.9)B.Lemon (76-78)
1971Kansas City RoyalsAL West16185760.528.5292nd of 616.0603566910,78427.226.73516A.Otis (5.3)B.Lemon (85-76)
1970Kansas City RoyalsAL West16265970.401.4354th of 633.0611705693,04726.426.23817B.Johnson (4.3)C.Metro (19-33) and B.Lemon (46-64)
1969Kansas City RoyalsAL West16369931.426.4274th of 628.0586688902,41425.725.23916W.Bunker (4.2)J.Gordon (69-93)
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