1988 Kansas City Royals
84 - 77
1987 / 1989 (Organization)
3rd place in the AL West (19.5 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
44 - 36 (.550)
40 - 41 (.494)
+1.0 wins
+2.6 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 704 / 700 ( +4 )
Allowed/Expected: 648 / 701 ( +53 )
Pyth Record: 87 - 74 (-3)
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Royals Stadium
Attendance: 2,350,181 Avg Att: 29,377 (1.17)
Att Rank: 5 / 14 Lg Avg: 25,199
       
Park Factor: 1.00    
HR Factor: 0.86 R/L HR: 0.86 / 0.86
Notes:


All-Original Kansas City Royals
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
32.1
2.2
KCA
25.6
1.7
30.6
1.6
24.9
0.1
27.4
-0.2
KCA
23.6
-0.7

Center Field
28.5
1.5
KCA
33.0
0.3
27.3
-0.2


Right Field
30.0
-0.0
Shortstop
KCA
28.4
0.7
36.2
0.1
Second Base
KCA
37.8
0.5
KCA
28.9
0.3
Third Base
KCA
26.3
4.3
First Base
KCA
35.1
5.2
KCA
21.5
-0.3
 
Catcher
29.8
1.8
KCA
33.7
0.9
KCA
24.2
0.5
Designated Hitter
MULT
33.9
2.6
24.8
-0.3
Starting Pitcher
IP
KCA
25.9
269.7
7.8
25.5
231.3
5.8
30.8
216.7
5.7
26.5
260.7
5.1
KCA
24.2
260.7
3.8
24.9
135.0
3.6
22.4
197.0
1.0
KCA
20.6
15.7
0.0
30.4
144.7
-0.3
KCA
23.5
2.7
-0.5
Swingman
IP
24.5
29.3
0.4
Relief Pitcher
IP
36.9
79.0
0.5
30.1
5.3
-0.0
KCA
24.9
35.7
-0.1
29.7
20.7
-0.1
30.5
24.3
-0.3
MULT
35.4
63.3
-0.3
MULT
36.2
30.0
-0.4
25.5
63.7
-2.3
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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com.

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James