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1976: Recap | Opening Day Roster/Transactions | Debuts

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TRANSACTIONS FOR 1976

1976 ROYALS OPENING DAY ROSTER (April 9)

Pitchers Doug Bird, Al Fitzmorris, Dennis Leonard, Mark Littell, Bob McClure, Steve Mingori, Marty Pattin, Ray Sadecki, Paul Splittorff
Catchers Fran Healy, Buck Martinez, Bob Stinson
Infielders George Brett, John Mayberry, Dave Nelson, Freddie Patek, Jamie Quirk, Cookie Rojas, Tony Solaita, Frank White
Outfielders Al Cowens, Hal McRae, Amos Otis, Tom Poquette, Jim Wohlford
 
Disabled List Steve Busby

Transactions
Date Player Transaction
April 15 Dave Nelson Placed on the disabled list
April 17 Steve Busby Reinstated from the disabled list
May 5 Dave Nelson Reinstated from the disabled list
May 5 Ray Sadecki Released
May 8 Bob McClure Optioned to Omaha
May 8 Tom Hall Purchased from the New York Mets
May 16 Larry Gura Obtained from the New York Yankees (for Fran Healy)
May 16 Fran Healy Traded to the New York Yankees for Larry Gura
May 20 Buck Martinez Placed on the disabled list
May 20 John Wathan Recalled from Omaha
June 1 Larry Gura Placed on the disabled list
June 5 Buck Martinez Reinstated from the disabled list
June 23 Larry Gura Reinstated from the disabled list
June 23 Tom Poquette Placed on the disabled list
July 5 Andy Hassler Purchased from the California Angels
July 6 John Wathan Optioned to Omaha
July 10 Steve Busby Placed on the disabled list
July 14 Tony Solaita Sold to the California Angels
July 15 Tom Poquette Reinstated from the disabled list
July 16 John Wathan Recalled from Omaha
July 28 Paul Splittorff Placed on the disabled list
July 29 Tom Bruno Recalled from Omaha
July 29 John Wathan Placed on disabled list
August 1 Ruppert Jones Recalled from Omaha
September 1 John Wathan Reinstated from the disabled list
September 3 Willie Wilson Purchased from Jacksonville
September 4 Paul Splittorff Reinstated from the disabled list
September 6 Bob McClure Recalled from Omaha
September 10 Jerry Cram Purchased from Omaha
September 10 Roger Nelson Purchased from Omaha
September 17 Ken Sanders Purchased from the New York Mets
September 21 Tommy Davis Purchased from the California Angels
Season Ends
December 6 Jim Colborn
Darrell Porter
Obtained from the Milwaukee Brewers (for Jamie Quirk & Jim Wohlford)
December 6 Jamie Quirk
Jim Wohlford
Traded to the Milwaukee Brewers for Jim Colborn & Darrell Porter
December 6 Bob Heise Purchased from the Boston Red Sox
December 8 Pete LaCock Purchased from the Chicago Cubs
December 20 Ken Sanders Released
 

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