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Kansas City Royals Facts

The fact sheet for the Kansas City Royals.


The list of the top 20 players who have the highest batting average (AVG) in Kansas City Royals franchise history (min 1506 PA).

1
 
Jose Offerman
.306
2
 
George Brett
.305
3
 
Mike Sweeney
.299
4
 
Billy Butler
.295
5
 
Kevin Seitzer
.294
6
 
Wally Joyner
.293
7
 
Hal McRae
.293
8
 
Johnny Damon
.292
9
 
Danny Tartabull
.290
10
 
Willie Wilson
.289
11
 
David DeJesus
.289
12
 
Lorenzo Cain
.289
13
 
Joe Randa
.288
14
 
Carlos Beltran
.287
15
 
Lou Piniella
.286
16
 
Raul Ibanez
.286
17
 
Jermaine Dye
.284
18
 
Eric Hosmer
.284
19
 
Willie Aikens
.282
20
 
Al Cowens
.282

The list of the top 20 players who have the highest on base percentage (OBP) in Kansas City Royals franchise history (min 1506 PA).

1
 
Jose Offerman
.385
2
 
Kevin Seitzer
.380
3
 
Danny Tartabull
.376
4
 
Darrell Porter
.375
5
 
John Mayberry
.374
6
 
Wally Joyner
.371
7
 
Mike Sweeney
.369
8
 
George Brett
.369
9
 
Willie Aikens
.362
10
 
David DeJesus
.360
11
 
Paul Schaal
.360
12
 
Billy Butler
.359
13
 
Hal McRae
.356
14
 
Carlos Beltran
.352
15
 
Johnny Damon
.351
16
 
Amos Otis
.347
17
 
Jermaine Dye
.344
18
 
Raul Ibanez
.343
19
 
Eric Hosmer
.342
20
 
Lorenzo Cain
.342

The list of the top 20 players who have the highest slugging percentage (SLG) in Kansas City Royals franchise history (min 1506 PA).

1
 
Danny Tartabull
.518
2
 
Mike Sweeney
.492
3
 
George Brett
.487
4
 
Carlos Beltran
.483
5
 
Raul Ibanez
.483
6
 
Bo Jackson
.480
7
 
Jermaine Dye
.477
8
 
Willie Aikens
.469
9
 
Steve Balboni
.459
10
 
Hal McRae
.458
11
 
Billy Butler
.449
12
 
John Mayberry
.448
13
 
Salvador Perez
.442
14
 
Mike Macfarlane
.439
15
 
Eric Hosmer
.439
16
 
Johnny Damon
.438
17
 
Darrell Porter
.435
18
 
Wally Joyner
.434
19
 
Amos Otis
.433
20
 
Emil Brown
.428

The list of the top 20 players who have the most games played in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
2707
2
 
Frank White
2324
3
 
Amos Otis
1891
4
 
Hal McRae
1837
5
 
Willie Wilson
1787
6
 
Alex Gordon
1412
7
 
Mike Sweeney
1282
8
 
Freddie Patek
1245
9
 
Billy Butler
1166
10
 
Alcides Escobar
1105
11
 
Eric Hosmer
1048
12
 
Joe Randa
1019
13
 
John Mayberry
897
14
 
Mike Macfarlane
890
15
 
Cookie Rojas
880
16
 
David DeJesus
876
17
 
John Wathan
860
18
 
Mike Moustakas
836
19
 
Salvador Perez
813
20
 
Al Cowens
812

The list of the top 20 players who have the most at bats in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
10349
2
 
Frank White
7859
3
 
Amos Otis
7050
4
 
Willie Wilson
6799
5
 
Hal McRae
6568
6
 
Alex Gordon
5166
7
 
Mike Sweeney
4669
8
 
Billy Butler
4317
9
 
Freddie Patek
4305
10
 
Alcides Escobar
4187
11
 
Eric Hosmer
3991
12
 
Joe Randa
3764
13
 
David DeJesus
3355
14
 
Carlos Beltran
3134
15
 
John Mayberry
3131
16
 
Cookie Rojas
3072
17
 
Johnny Damon
3057
18
 
Mike Moustakas
3038
19
 
Salvador Perez
3027
20
 
Mike Macfarlane
2805

The list of the top 20 players who have the most runs scored in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
1583
2
 
Amos Otis
1074
3
 
Willie Wilson
1060
4
 
Frank White
912
5
 
Hal McRae
873
6
 
Alex Gordon
719
7
 
Mike Sweeney
700
8
 
Freddie Patek
571
9
 
Eric Hosmer
547
10
 
Carlos Beltran
546
11
 
Johnny Damon
504
12
 
Billy Butler
502
13
 
David DeJesus
501
14
 
Joe Randa
489
15
 
Alcides Escobar
472
16
 
John Mayberry
459
17
 
Kevin Seitzer
408
18
 
Lorenzo Cain
383
19
 
Al Cowens
373
20
 
Mike Macfarlane
361

The list of the top 20 players who have the most hits in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
3154
2
 
Frank White
2006
3
 
Amos Otis
1977
4
 
Willie Wilson
1968
5
 
Hal McRae
1924
6
 
Mike Sweeney
1398
7
 
Alex Gordon
1337
8
 
Billy Butler
1273
9
 
Eric Hosmer
1132
10
 
Alcides Escobar
1096
11
 
Joe Randa
1084
12
 
Freddie Patek
1036
13
 
David DeJesus
971
14
 
Carlos Beltran
899
15
 
Johnny Damon
894
16
 
Cookie Rojas
824
17
 
Salvador Perez
822
18
 
John Mayberry
816
19
 
Kevin Seitzer
809
20
 
Al Cowens
784

The list of the top 20 players who have the most doubles in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
665
2
 
Hal McRae
449
3
 
Frank White
407
4
 
Amos Otis
365
5
 
Alex Gordon
298
6
 
Mike Sweeney
297
7
 
Billy Butler
276
8
 
Willie Wilson
241
9
 
Joe Randa
223
10
 
Eric Hosmer
206
11
 
David DeJesus
187
12
 
Alcides Escobar
185
13
 
Freddie Patek
182
14
 
Mike Macfarlane
174
15
 
Mike Moustakas
163
16
 
Carlos Beltran
156
17
 
Johnny Damon
156
18
 
Salvador Perez
154
19
 
Mark Teahen
146
20
 
Danny Tartabull
141

The list of the top 20 players who have the most triples in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
137
2
 
Willie Wilson
133
3
 
Amos Otis
65
4
 
Hal McRae
63
5
 
Frank White
58
6
 
Johnny Damon
47
7
 
Carlos Beltran
45
8
 
David DeJesus
45
9
 
Al Cowens
44
10
 
Freddie Patek
41
11
 
Alcides Escobar
40
12
 
Brian McRae
32
13
 
Jarrod Dyson
29
14
 
U. L. Washington
28
15
 
Jose Offerman
27
16
 
John Wathan
25
17
 
Alex Gordon
25
18
 
Kevin Seitzer
24
19
 
Mark Teahen
24
20
 
Jim Eisenreich
23

The list of the top 20 players who have the most home runs in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
317
2
 
Mike Sweeney
197
3
 
Amos Otis
193
4
 
Hal McRae
169
5
 
Alex Gordon
160
6
 
Frank White
160
7
 
John Mayberry
143
8
 
Billy Butler
127
9
 
Eric Hosmer
127
10
 
Danny Tartabull
124
11
 
Carlos Beltran
123
12
 
Mike Moustakas
119
13
 
Steve Balboni
119
14
 
Salvador Perez
114
15
 
Bo Jackson
109
16
 
Mike Macfarlane
103
17
 
Joe Randa
86
18
 
Jermaine Dye
85
19
 
Willie Aikens
77
20
 
John Buck
70

The list of the top 20 players who have the most runs batted in (RBI) in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
1596
2
 
Hal McRae
1012
3
 
Amos Otis
992
4
 
Frank White
886
5
 
Mike Sweeney
837
6
 
Billy Butler
628
7
 
Alex Gordon
608
8
 
Eric Hosmer
566
9
 
John Mayberry
552
10
 
Joe Randa
533
11
 
Carlos Beltran
516
12
 
Willie Wilson
509
13
 
Danny Tartabull
425
14
 
Salvador Perez
423
15
 
Mike Macfarlane
398
16
 
David DeJesus
390
17
 
Freddie Patek
382
18
 
Mike Moustakas
379
19
 
Al Cowens
374
20
 
Alcides Escobar
356

The list of the top 20 players who have the most stolen bases in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Willie Wilson
612
2
 
Amos Otis
340
3
 
Freddie Patek
336
4
 
George Brett
201
5
 
Frank White
178
6
 
Jarrod Dyson
176
7
 
Carlos Beltran
164
8
 
Johnny Damon
156
9
 
Alcides Escobar
152
10
 
Tom Goodwin
150
11
 
U. L. Washington
120
12
 
Lorenzo Cain
120
13
 
John Wathan
105
14
 
Hal McRae
105
15
 
Alex Gordon
96
16
 
Brian McRae
93
17
 
Bo Jackson
81
18
 
Al Cowens
80
19
 
Jose Offerman
78
20
 
Vince Coleman
76

The list of the top 20 players who have the most walks (batting) in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
George Brett
1096
2
 
Amos Otis
739
3
 
Hal McRae
616
4
 
Alex Gordon
565
5
 
John Mayberry
561
6
 
Mike Sweeney
484
7
 
Billy Butler
427
8
 
Freddie Patek
413
9
 
Frank White
412
10
 
Kevin Seitzer
369
11
 
Eric Hosmer
360
12
 
Willie Wilson
360
13
 
Danny Tartabull
325
14
 
Darrell Porter
318
15
 
Carlos Beltran
316
16
 
David DeJesus
314
17
 
Paul Schaal
300
18
 
Joe Randa
287
19
 
Johnny Damon
275
20
 
Ed Kirkpatrick
243

The list of the top 20 players who have the most strike outs (batting) in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Alex Gordon
1274
2
 
Frank White
1035
3
 
Willie Wilson
990
4
 
Amos Otis
953
5
 
George Brett
908
6
 
Eric Hosmer
714
7
 
Billy Butler
697
8
 
Hal McRae
697
9
 
Bo Jackson
638
10
 
Alcides Escobar
613
11
 
Danny Tartabull
592
12
 
Freddie Patek
586
13
 
Carlos Beltran
584
14
 
Mark Teahen
573
15
 
Steve Balboni
568
16
 
Mike Sweeney
555
17
 
Lorenzo Cain
540
18
 
Mike Macfarlane
536
19
 
Mike Moustakas
515
20
 
John Buck
500

The list of the top 20 players who have the most wins in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Paul Splittorff
166
2
 
Dennis Leonard
144
3
 
Mark Gubicza
132
4
 
Kevin Appier
115
5
 
Larry Gura
111
6
 
Bret Saberhagen
110
7
 
Tom Gordon
79
8
 
Charlie Leibrandt
76
9
 
Steve Busby
70
10
 
Al Fitzmorris
70
11
 
Dick Drago
61
12
 
Zack Greinke
60
13
 
Buddy Black
56
14
 
Dan Quisenberry
51
15
 
Doug Bird
49
16
 
Bruce Chen
47
17
 
Luke Hochevar
46
18
 
Danny Duffy
45
19
 
Jeff Montgomery
44
20
 
Marty Pattin
43

The list of the top 20 players who have the most losses in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Paul Splittorff
143
2
 
Mark Gubicza
135
3
 
Dennis Leonard
106
4
 
Kevin Appier
92
5
 
Bret Saberhagen
78
6
 
Larry Gura
78
7
 
Tom Gordon
71
8
 
Dick Drago
70
9
 
Zack Greinke
67
10
 
Luke Hochevar
65
11
 
Charlie Leibrandt
61
12
 
Buddy Black
57
13
 
Steve Busby
54
14
 
Jeff Suppan
51
15
 
Jeff Montgomery
50
16
 
Danny Jackson
49
17
 
Brian Bannister
49
18
 
Al Fitzmorris
48
19
 
Jose Rosado
45
20
 
Dan Quisenberry
44

The list of the top 20 players who have the most complete games in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Dennis Leonard
103
2
 
Paul Splittorff
88
3
 
Bret Saberhagen
64
4
 
Larry Gura
61
5
 
Steve Busby
53
6
 
Dick Drago
53
7
 
Mark Gubicza
42
8
 
Al Fitzmorris
35
9
 
Charlie Leibrandt
34
10
 
Kevin Appier
32
11
 
Danny Jackson
20
12
 
Rich Gale
19
13
 
Jim Rooker
19
14
 
Roger Nelson
18
15
 
Marty Pattin
18
16
 
Buddy Black
16
17
 
Bruce Dal Canton
13
18
 
Tom Gordon
12
19
 
Zack Greinke
12
20
 
Wally Bunker
12

The list of the top 20 players who have the most shutouts in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Dennis Leonard
23
2
 
Paul Splittorff
17
3
 
Mark Gubicza
16
4
 
Bret Saberhagen
14
5
 
Larry Gura
14
6
 
Al Fitzmorris
11
7
 
Charlie Leibrandt
10
8
 
Kevin Appier
10
9
 
Dick Drago
10
10
 
Roger Nelson
7
11
 
Steve Busby
7
12
 
Jim Rooker
7
13
 
Danny Jackson
6
14
 
Rich Gale
5
15
 
Bill Butler
5
16
 
David Cone
4
17
 
Chris Haney
3
18
 
Darrell May
3
19
 
Luis Aquino
3
20
 
Buddy Black
3

The list of the top 20 players who have the most walks (pitching) in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Mark Gubicza
783
2
 
Paul Splittorff
780
3
 
Kevin Appier
634
4
 
Dennis Leonard
622
5
 
Tom Gordon
587
6
 
Larry Gura
503
7
 
Steve Busby
433
8
 
Charlie Leibrandt
359
9
 
Al Fitzmorris
359
10
 
Bret Saberhagen
331
11
 
Rich Gale
315
12
 
Dick Drago
310
13
 
Danny Jackson
305
14
 
Luke Hochevar
299
15
 
Buddy Black
289
16
 
Jeff Suppan
289
17
 
Jeff Montgomery
287
18
 
Zack Greinke
280
19
 
Danny Duffy
272
20
 
Hipolito Pichardo
249

The list of the top 20 players who have the most strike outs (pitching) in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Kevin Appier
1458
2
 
Mark Gubicza
1366
3
 
Dennis Leonard
1323
4
 
Bret Saberhagen
1093
5
 
Paul Splittorff
1057
6
 
Tom Gordon
999
7
 
Zack Greinke
931
8
 
Jeff Montgomery
720
9
 
Luke Hochevar
702
10
 
Danny Duffy
670
11
 
Steve Busby
659
12
 
Larry Gura
633
13
 
Charlie Leibrandt
618
14
 
Dick Drago
577
15
 
Buddy Black
508
16
 
Bruce Chen
494
17
 
Jose Rosado
484
18
 
Gil Meche
475
19
 
Joakim Soria
473
20
 
Jeff Suppan
472

The list of the top 20 players who have the most saves in Kansas City Royals franchise history.

1
 
Jeff Montgomery
304
2
 
Dan Quisenberry
238
3
 
Joakim Soria
162
4
 
Greg Holland
145
5
 
Doug Bird
58
6
 
Roberto Hernandez
54
7
 
Mike MacDougal
50
8
 
Steve Farr
49
9
 
Wade Davis
47
10
 
Kelvin Herrera
43
11
 
Ted Abernathy
40
12
 
Al Hrabosky
31
13
 
Tom Burgmeier
28
14
 
Mark Littell
28
15
 
Steve Mingori
27
16
 
Gene Garber
26
17
 
Jonathan Broxton
23
18
 
Marty Pattin
21
19
 
Ambiorix Burgos
20
20
 
Hipolito Pichardo
19