1982 Kansas City Royals season
|1982 Kansas City Royals|
|Major League affiliations|
(Al Wisk, Denny Trease)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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- Offseason 1
Regular season 2
- Season standings 2.1
- Opening Day Starters 2.2
Notable transactions 2.3
- Draft Picks 2.3.1
- Roster 2.4
Player stats 3
- Starters by position 3.1.1
- Other batters 3.1.2
- Starting pitchers 3.2.1
- Other pitchers 3.2.2
- Relief pitchers 3.2.3
- Batting 3.1
- Farm system 4
- Notes 5
- References 6
- External links 7
- October 23, 1981: Manny Castillo was traded by the Royals to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later. The Mariners completed the deal by sending Bud Black to the Royals on March 2, 1982.
- December 11, 1981: Clint Hurdle was traded by the Royals to the Cincinnati Reds for Scott Brown.
- December 11, 1981: Jerry Martin was traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Kansas City Royals for Rich Gale and Bill Laskey.
- January 14, 1982: Ken Phelps was traded by the Royals to the Montreal Expos for Grant Jackson.
- *February 18, 1982: Dennis Littlejohn was traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Kansas City Royals for Jeff Cornell.
- March 23, 1982: Rance Mulliniks was traded by the Royals to the Toronto Blue Jays for Phil Huffman.
- March 30, 1982: Renie Martin, Craig Chamberlain, Atlee Hammaker, and Brad Wellman were traded by the Royals to the San Francisco Giants for Vida Blue and Bob Tufts.
In 1982, Royals pitcher Gaylord Perry became one of the very few pitchers to be suspended for doctoring the ball.
|AL West||Wins||Losses||Win %||GB|
|Kansas City Royals||90||72||.556||3.0|
|Chicago White Sox||87||75||.537||6.0|
Opening Day Starters
June 7, 1982: 1982 Major League Baseball Draft
- Will Clark was drafted by the Royals in the 4th round, but did not sign.
- Bret Saberhagen was drafted by the Royals in the 19th round. Player signed July 26, 1982.
- Andy Stankiewicz was drafted by the Royals in the 26th round, but did not sign.
- Cecil Fielder was drafted by the Royals in the 4th round of the Secondary Phase. Player signed June 15, 1982.
Starters by positionNote: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
- Bud Black page at Baseball Reference
- Clint Hurdle page at Baseball Reference
- Ken Phelps page at Baseball Reference
- Rance Mulliniks page at Baseball Reference
- Vida Blue page at Baseball Reference
- Will Clark page at Baseball Reference
- Bret Saberhagen page at Baseball Reference
- Andy Stankiewicz page at Baseball Reference
- Cecil Fielder page at Baseball Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America.
- 1982 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
- 1982 Kansas City Royals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com