1981 Royals

Lost ALDS

League Note
Due to a mid-season players' strike, the season was divided into a first half and a second half. The division winner of each half played each other in a five-game divisional series. The Cincinnati Reds, despite having the best overall record during the season, finished 2nd in both halves, so did not qualify for the post-season.

Manager
Jim Frey (30-40)
Dick Howser (20-13)
General Manager
Team Owner
Ballpark
Attendance
1,279,403 total
27,221 per game

1981 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 23 Dave Leeper OF
2 34 Mark Gubicza P
2 49 Tony Ferreira P
3 74 Dave Cone P
4 100 Shane Mack SS