1983 Kansas City Royals Roster

The 1983 Kansas City Royals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1983 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 1983 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 1983 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 1983 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 1983 Kansas City Royals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"In the bullpen, there's no definite mood. Anything goes down there as long as you remember 3 basic rules: No women are allowed, don't do crossword puzzles in the open, and hide the food." - Royals reliever Dan Quisenberry (1983)

1983 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
5-11
170
Right
Right
1952-03-29
6-02
180
Right
Right
1959-02-04
6-01
185
Left
Both
1947-11-26
6-02
180
Left
Left
1949-10-16
6-03
195
Right
Right
1958-05-11
6-00
205
Left
Right
1962-01-05
6-01
190
Right
Right
1951-05-08
6-04
215
Right
Right
1938-09-15
6-02
180
Right
Right
1953-02-07
6-03
205
Right
Right
1952-03-22
6-05
230
Right
Right
1944-12-10
6-03
210
Left
Left
1946-10-08
6-05
215
Left
Left
1955-11-02
6-02
202
Right
Right
1958-10-26
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
6-03
215
Right
Right
1956-03-23
5-10
170
Right
Right
1958-11-18
6-00
186
Right
Right
1949-10-02
6-03
175
Left
Left
1951-12-31
5-11
175
Right
Both
1953-10-27
5-11
170
Right
Right
1950-09-04
6-00
190
Right
Right
1958-06-19
6-02
170
Left
Left
1948-03-11
6-01
195
Right
Right
1949-05-11
5-09
196
Right
Right
1960-01-21
5-11
166
Right
Right
1947-04-26
6-03
200
Right
Right
1951-01-22
6-03
175
Right
Left
1957-12-04
6-03
195
Right
Both
1955-07-09
5-11
180
Right
Right
1945-07-10
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The 1983 Kansas City Royals played 162 games during the regular season, won 79 games, lost 83 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Royals Stadium (Park Factors: 100/100) where 1,963,875 fans witnessed their 1983 Royals finish the season with a .488 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 1983 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 1983 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 1983 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 1983 Kansas City Royals primary starters list:

1983 Kansas City Royals
Salaries

George Brett $1,000,000.00
Vida Blue $700,000.00
Dan Quisenberry $700,000.00
Hal McRae $600,000.00
Willie Wilson $460,000.00
Larry Gura $125,000.00
Buddy Biancalana $35,000.00
Bud Black $35,000.00
Keith Creel $35,000.00
Butch Davis $35,000.00
Mark Huismann $35,000.00
Danny Jackson $35,000.00
Ron Johnson $35,000.00
Darryl Motley $35,000.00
Cliff Pastornicky $35,000.00
Pat Sheridan $35,000.00
Don Slaught $35,000.00
Bob Tufts $35,000.00
Frank Wills $35,000.00

Did you know that a 1983 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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