1991 Kansas City Royals season

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1991 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
Manager(s) John Wathan, Bob Schaefer, and Hal McRae
Local television WDAF-TV
(Paul Splittorff, Denny Trease)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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The 1991 Kansas City Royals season involved the Royals finishing 6th in the American League West with a record of 82 wins and 80 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Royals players in the Royals Stadium dugout, 1991

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Away
Minnesota Twins 95 67 .586 -- 51-30 44-37
Chicago White Sox 87 75 .537 8 46-35 41-40
Texas Rangers 85 77 .525 10 46-35 39-42
Oakland Athletics 84 78 .519 11 47-34 37-44
Seattle Mariners 83 79 .512 12 45-36 38-43
Kansas City Royals 82 80 .506 13 40-41 42-39
California Angels 81 81 .500 14 40-41 41-40

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1991 Kansas City Royals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Brent Mayne 85 231 58 .251 3 31
1B Todd Benzinger 78 293 86 .294 2 40
2B Terry Shumpert 144 369 80 .217 5 34
3B Bill Pecota 125 398 114 .286 6 45
SS Kurt Stillwell 122 385 102 .265 6 51
LF Kirk Gibson 132 462 109 .236 16 55
CF Brian McRae 152 629 164 .261 8 64
RF Danny Tartabull 132 484 153 .316 31 100
DH George Brett 131 505 129 .255 10 61

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Sal Rende
AA Memphis Chicks Southern League Jeff Cox
A Baseball City Royals Florida State League Carlos Tosca
A Appleton Foxes Midwest League Joe Breeden
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Tom Poquette
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Bob Herold

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chris Codiroli page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Mike Boddicker page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Kirk Gibson page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Dan Schatzeder page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Bo Jackson page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Warren Cromartie page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Rod Myers page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Les Norman page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997