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Team Name: Kansas City Royals
Year Established: 1969
City: Kansas City
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
League: American League
Division: AL Central
Number of Playoff Appearances: 6
Number of Pennants: 2
World Series Titles: 1985
Catcher: Brent Mayne
First Base: Mike Sweeney
Second Base: Frank White
Third Base: George Brett
Shortstop: Freddie Patek
Outfield: Amos Otis, Willie Wilson, Hal McRae
Pitchers: Tom Gordan, Paul Splittorff, Dennis Leonard, Bret Saberhagen, Dan Quisenberry
Bench: John Mayberry, Cookie Rojas, Jermaine Dye
Manager: Whitey Herzog
This team was generally hard for me to pick. I only know a handful of players on this list, but I'm sure a Royals fan could pick this team with ease.
George Brett is without a doubt the best player of this squad.
The outfield is also very good. Willie Wilson was a great base stealer and could play with the best of them.
The pitching staff is also good.
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