1976 Kansas City Royals Roster

The 1976 Kansas City Royals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1976 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1976 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 1976 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 1976 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 1976 Kansas City Royals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"The only thing bad about winning the pennant (1976) is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three years." - Royals manager Whitey Herzog

1976 Kansas City Royals

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Complete Roster

6-04
180
Right
Right
1950-03-05
6-05
210
Right
Right
1953-01-26
6-02
205
Right
Right
1949-09-29
6-00
180
Right
Right
1947-12-09
6-02
190
Right
Both
1946-03-21
6-01
185
Left
Both
1947-11-26
6-00
155
Left
Left
1947-11-23
6-05
220
Left
Left
1951-10-18
6-01
190
Right
Right
1951-05-08
6-03
210
Right
Left
1953-01-17
5-11
170
Left
Right
1952-04-29
5-10
170
Left
Left
1944-02-29
6-03
205
Right
Right
1944-06-07
5-11
180
Right
Right
1943-04-06
5-11
180
Left
Left
1940-12-26
5-11
185
Right
Right
1941-07-08
6-03
210
Left
Left
1946-10-08
6-05
220
Right
Right
1946-09-06
5-10
190
Right
Right
1948-11-07
185
Right
Both
1945-10-11
6-02
205
Right
Right
1949-10-04
6-00
200
Right
Left
1953-05-15
6-03
220
Left
Left
1949-02-18
5-10
160
Right
Right
1944-06-20
5-05
148
Right
Right
1944-10-09
5-10
170
Right
Right
1939-03-06
5-11
170
Right
Right
1950-09-04
6-02
200
Right
Right
1951-10-25
5-10
175
Left
Left
1955-03-12
5-11
166
Right
Right
1947-04-26
5-10
175
Right
Left
1951-10-30
6-03
195
Right
Both
1955-07-09
5-11
175
Right
Right
1951-02-28
6-02
205
Right
Right
1939-03-21
5-11
180
Right
Right
1945-07-10
6-04
200
Right
Left
1954-10-22
6-00
215
Left
Left
1947-01-15
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The 1976 Kansas City Royals played 162 games during the regular season, won 90 games, lost 72 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Royals Stadium (Park Factors: 101/100) where 1,680,265 fans witnessed their 1976 Royals finish the season with a .556 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1976 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 1976 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 1976 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 1976 Kansas City Royals primary starters list:

1976 Kansas City Royals
Salaries

John Mayberry $175,000.00
Amos Otis $155,000.00
George Brett $126,000.00
Doug Bird $97,500.00
Cookie Rojas $77,500.00
Hal McRae $75,000.00
Freddie Patek $75,000.00
Marty Pattin $70,000.00
Paul Splittorff $58,000.00
Tony Solaita $45,000.00
Dave Nelson $42,500.00
Steve Busby $41,000.00
Frank White $35,000.00
Steve Mingori $34,000.00
Al Cowens $33,500.00
Dennis Leonard $32,000.00
Jamie Quirk $29,000.00
Larry Gura $26,000.00
Tom Bruno $19,000.00
Ruppert Jones $19,000.00
Mark Littell $19,000.00
Bob McClure $19,000.00
Tom Poquette $19,000.00
John Wathan $19,000.00
Willie Wilson $19,000.00

Did you know that a 1976 Kansas City Royals Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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