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1986 Kansas City Royals season

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1986 Kansas City Royals season

1986 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
Manager(s) Dick Howser and Mike Ferraro
Local television WDAF-TV
(Denny Matthews, Denny Trease, Fred White)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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The 1986 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing 3rd in the American League West with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

AL West Wins Losses Win % GB
California Angels   92 70 .568    --
Texas Rangers   87 75 .537   5.0
Kansas City Royals   76 86 .469 16.0
Oakland Athletics   76 86 .469 16.0
Chicago White Sox   72 90 .444 20.0
Minnesota Twins   71 91 .438 21.0
Seattle Mariners   67 95 .414 25.0

Notable transactions


Player stats


Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bo Jackson 25 82 17 .207 2 9
Terry Bell 8 3 0 .000 0 0


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Danny Jackson 32 186 11 12 3.20 115

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Alan Hargesheimer 5 13 0 1 6.23

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mark Huismann 10 0 1 1 4.15 13

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association John Boles and Frank Funk
AA Memphis Chicks Southern League Tommy Jones
A Fort Myers Royals Florida State League Duane Gustavson
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Ed Napoleon
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Luis Silverio


  1. ^
  2. ^ Mark Huismann page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Bo Jackson page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Torey Lovullo page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Jacob Brumfield page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^
  7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997
  • 1986 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1986 Kansas City Royals team page at

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