1982 Kansas City Royals season
|1982 Kansas City Royals|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||John Schuerholz|
(Al Wisk, Denny Trease)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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- October 23, 1981: Manny Castillo was traded by the Royals to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later. The Mariners completed the deal by sending Bud Black to the Royals on March 2, 1982.
- December 11, 1981: Clint Hurdle was traded by the Royals to the Cincinnati Reds for Scott Brown.
- December 11, 1981: Jerry Martin was traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Kansas City Royals for Rich Gale and Bill Laskey.
- January 14, 1982: Ken Phelps was traded by the Royals to the Montreal Expos for Grant Jackson.
- *February 18, 1982: Dennis Littlejohn was traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Kansas City Royals for Jeff Cornell.
- March 23, 1982: Rance Mulliniks was traded by the Royals to the Toronto Blue Jays for Phil Huffman.
- March 30, 1982: Renie Martin, Craig Chamberlain, Atlee Hammaker, and Brad Wellman were traded by the Royals to the San Francisco Giants for Vida Blue and Bob Tufts.
|Kansas City Royals||90||72||0.556||3||56–25||34–47|
|Chicago White Sox||87||75||0.537||6||49–31||38–44|
Record vs. opponents
1982 American League Records
- June 7, 1982: 1982 Major League Baseball draft
- Will Clark was drafted by the Royals in the 4th round, but did not sign.
- Bret Saberhagen was drafted by the Royals in the 19th round. Player signed July 26, 1982.
- Andy Stankiewicz was drafted by the Royals in the 26th round, but did not sign.
- Cecil Fielder was drafted by the Royals in the 4th round of the Secondary Phase. Player signed June 15, 1982.
|1982 Kansas City Royals roster|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
See also: Minor League Baseball
- Bud Black at Baseball Reference
- Clint Hurdle at Baseball Reference
- Ken Phelps at Baseball Reference
- Rance Mulliniks at Baseball Reference
- Blue traded to Royals
- Will Clark at Baseball Reference
- Bret Saberhagen at Baseball Reference
- Andy Stankiewicz at Baseball Reference
- Cecil Fielder at Baseball Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.