1982 Kansas City Royals Roster

The 1982 Kansas City Royals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1982 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 1982 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 1982 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 1982 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 1982 Kansas City Royals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"I want to thank (1982 Fireman of the Year Awards) all the pitchers who couldn't go nine innings and manager Dick Howser, who wouldn't let them." - Royals reliever Dan Quisenberry

1982 Kansas City Royals

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Complete Roster

6-03
206
Right
Right
1954-03-07
6-02
180
Left
Left
1957-06-30
6-00
189
Left
Both
1949-07-28
6-02
180
Right
Right
1956-08-02
5-11
170
Right
Right
1952-03-29
6-02
180
Right
Right
1959-02-04
6-06
235
Right
Right
1952-11-17
6-01
185
Left
Both
1947-11-26
6-02
180
Left
Left
1949-10-16
6-00
190
Left
Both
1942-09-28
6-01
190
Right
Right
1951-05-08
6-02
180
Right
Right
1953-02-07
6-03
210
Left
Left
1946-10-08
6-05
215
Left
Left
1955-11-02
6-05
205
Right
Right
1955-03-03
6-04
200
Right
Left
1954-10-22
6-01
190
Right
Right
1958-09-11
6-02
205
Right
Right
1949-10-04
6-03
220
Right
Left
1954-10-14
5-11
160
Right
Both
1960-02-02
6-00
200
Right
Left
1953-05-15
5-06
180
Right
Right
1957-10-05
5-07
155
Right
Right
1957-09-04
6-00
180
Right
Right
1953-03-14
6-03
215
Right
Right
1956-03-23
6-03
205
Right
Right
1943-03-23
6-00
186
Right
Right
1949-10-02
5-11
175
Right
Both
1953-10-27
6-01
200
Right
Right
1952-12-29
5-11
170
Right
Right
1950-09-04
6-02
170
Left
Left
1948-03-11
6-02
190
Right
Left
1957-05-09
6-01
195
Right
Right
1949-05-11
5-11
166
Right
Right
1947-04-26
5-10
175
Right
Left
1951-10-30
5-10
187
Right
Right
1952-08-02
6-01
185
Left
Left
1960-04-28
6-03
195
Right
Both
1955-07-09
5-11
180
Right
Right
1945-07-10
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The 1982 Kansas City Royals played 162 games during the regular season, won 90 games, lost 72 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Royals Stadium (Park Factors: 100/100) where 2,284,464 fans witnessed their 1982 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 1982 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 1982 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 1982 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 1982 Kansas City Royals primary starters list:

1982 Kansas City Royals
Salaries

George Brett $1,000,000.00
Willie Wilson $450,000.00
Dan Quisenberry $300,000.00
Larry Gura $125,000.00
Jamie Quirk $115,000.00
Mike Armstrong $33,500.00
Buddy Biancalana $33,500.00
Bud Black $33,500.00
Derek Botelho $33,500.00
Onix Concepcion $33,500.00
Keith Creel $33,500.00
Steve Hammond $33,500.00
Kelly Heath $33,500.00
Tim Ireland $33,500.00
Ron Johnson $33,500.00
Mark Ryal $33,500.00
Don Slaught $33,500.00
Bob Tufts $33,500.00
Jim Wright $33,500.00

Did you know that a 1982 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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