1991 Kansas City Royals season

1991 Kansas City Royals season

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

Royals players in the Royals Stadium dugout, 1991

Regular season

Season standings

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

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

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

  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
  • 1991 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1991 Kansas City Royals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com