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2001 Kansas City Royals
Major league affiliations
2001 information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Tony Muser
Local television KMBC-TV
FSN Rocky Mountain
(Paul Splittorff, Bob Davis)
Local radio KMBZ
(Denny Matthews, Ryan Lefebvre)

The 2001 Kansas City Royals season involved the Royals finishing 5th in the American League Central with a record of 65 wins and 97 losses.



  • January 8, 2001: Johnny Damon was traded as part of a 3-team trade by the Kansas City Royals with Mark Ellis to the Oakland Athletics. The Oakland Athletics sent Ben Grieve to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. The Oakland Athletics sent Angel Berroa and A.J. Hinch to the Kansas City Royals. The Tampa Bay Devil Rays sent Cory Lidle to the Oakland Athletics. The Tampa Bay Devil Rays sent Roberto Hernandez to the Kansas City Royals.[1]
  • March 23, 2001: Trenidad Hubbard was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals. [2]

Regular season


Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 91 71 .562 --
Minnesota Twins 85 77 .525 6.0
Chicago White Sox 83 79 .512 8.0
Detroit Tigers 66 96 .407 25.0
Kansas City Royals 65 97 .401 26.0

Notable transactions

  • May 23, 2001: Trenidad Hubbard was released by the Kansas City Royals. [3]
  • June 5, 2001: Paul Byrd was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies to the Kansas City Royals for Jose Santiago. [4]
  • June 24, 2001: Brent Mayne was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Kansas City Royals for Sal Fasano and Mac Suzuki. [5]


2001 Kansas City Royals
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Golden Spikes Pacific Coast League John Mizerock
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League Keith Bodie
A Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League Jeff Garber
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Joe Szekely
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Tom Poquette
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Lino Diaz



  1. ^ Johnny Damon Statistics -
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  4. ^ Paul Byrd Statistics -
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  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007


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