1996 Kansas City Royals Roster

The 1996 Kansas City Royals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1996 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 1996 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 1996 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 1996 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 1996 Kansas City Royals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"I didn't hit the ball (his 3,000th hit off Royals rookie Jose Rosado) particularly well. It was a fastball up. Instincts take over when you smell a triple. It may not have been the crispest of hits in 19 years, but I hit it in the right place." - Paul Molitor on September 17, 1996

1996 Kansas City Royals

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Complete Roster

6-02
195
Right
Right
1967-12-06
6-03
220
Right
Right
1961-10-19
6-03
190
Right
Right
1971-09-05
5-11
195
Right
Right
1972-05-18
6-02
196
Right
Right
1960-10-18
6-04
200
Left
Right
1971-12-16
6-05
220
Right
Right
1962-08-14
6-03
195
Left
Left
1968-11-16
6-03
200
Right
Right
1969-05-17
6-01
155
Left
Left
1970-11-24
6-01
190
Right
Right
1965-02-09
6-01
210
Left
Left
1965-06-17
5-11
180
Right
Right
1962-01-07
6-01
185
Right
Right
1969-08-22
6-06
230
Right
Right
1967-01-26
5-07
175
Right
Right
1969-11-03
6-00
175
Left
Left
1974-11-09
6-08
210
Right
Right
1966-08-09
6-02
215
Right
Right
1968-10-13
6-02
225
Right
Right
1971-08-10
6-01
205
Right
Right
1964-04-12
6-01
210
Right
Right
1969-07-23
6-01
195
Right
Right
1973-07-22
6-00
175
Right
Both
1967-02-26
5-10
170
Right
Left
1964-11-10
6-00
165
Right
Both
1968-11-08
6-00
190
Right
Right
1969-03-28
5-11
190
Right
Right
1969-12-18
5-07
165
Right
Both
1963-10-27
6-02
219
Right
Right
1969-06-16
6-02
205
Left
Left
1973-11-05
6-01
170
Right
Left
1968-07-27
6-02
200
Right
Right
1968-04-27
6-00
190
Left
Left
1973-01-14
6-01
185
Right
Right
1969-02-25
5-10
190
Right
Left
1971-11-09
5-09
170
Right
Right
1973-01-19
6-02
185
Right
Left
1971-06-25
6-00
235
Left
Left
1967-11-29
6-02
215
Right
Right
1970-04-11
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The 1996 Kansas City Royals played 161 games during the regular season, won 75 games, lost 86 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Kauffman Stadium (Park Factors: 97/98) where 1,435,997 fans witnessed their 1996 Royals finish the season with a .466 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 1996 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 1996 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 1996 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 1996 Kansas City Royals primary starters list:

1996 Kansas City Royals
Salaries

Kevin Appier $5,051,250.00
Bip Roberts $2,500,000.00
Jeff Montgomery $2,150,000.00
Mark Gubicza $1,600,000.00
Tim Belcher $1,400,000.00
Jose Offerman $1,100,000.00
Mike Macfarlane $850,000.00
Hipolito Pichardo $625,000.00
David Howard $600,000.00
Chris Haney $575,000.00
Bob Hamelin $375,000.00
Tom Goodwin $312,500.00
Mike Magnante $250,000.00
Keith Lockhart $207,500.00
Jon Nunnally $190,000.00
Terry Clark $180,000.00
Johnny Damon $180,000.00
Julio Valera $175,000.00
Doug Linton $165,000.00
Michael Tucker $160,000.00
Jason Jacome $150,000.00
Craig Paquette $150,000.00
Joe Vitiello $150,000.00
Kevin Young $150,000.00
Patrick Lennon $120,000.00
Joe Randa $120,000.00
Rick Huisman $118,000.00
Les Norman $118,000.00
Mike Sweeney $114,000.00
Brian Bevil $109,000.00
Jaime Bluma $109,000.00
Sal Fasano $109,000.00
Rod Myers $109,000.00
Kenny Robinson $109,000.00
Jose Rosado $109,000.00
Chris Stynes $109,000.00

Did you know that a 1996 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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