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1973 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Mike Jackson played for the 1973 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record88-74 (2nd in American League West)League Rank4thMLB Rank7th
BallparkRoyals Stadium
ManagerJack McKeonGeneral ManagerCedric Tallis
CoachesGalen Cisco (Pitching Coach), Harry Dunlop (Third Base Coach), Charlie Lau (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLew Olsen (#9)
Attendance1,345,341 (Rank: 10th)
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1973 Statistics -- 1973 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1973 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1973 baseball season.

1973 Kansas City Royals Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
39Norm AngeliniP5-11 175 L-L 1947-09-24 25San Francisco,California MLB1969-19811972-1973Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)Washington St, Col. San Mateo
1967- 8- 134-CIN
 
2Kurt Bevacqua3B6-1 185 R-R 1947-01-23 26Miami Beach,Florida MLB1967-19851971-1985North Miami (North Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1967- 6- 102-ATL
 
29Doug BirdP6-4 180 R-R 1950-03-05 23Corona,California MLB1969-19831973-1983Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
25George Brett3B6-0 205 L-R 1953-05-15 20Glen Dale,West Virginia MLB1971-19931973-1993El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)El Camino Col
1971- 2-  29-KCA
 
22Tom BurgmeierP5-11 185 L-L 1943-08-02 29St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1962-19841968-1984Cathedral (St. Cloud,MN)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
40Steve BusbyP6-2 205 R-R 1949-09-29 23Burbank,California MLB1971-19801972-1980Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)USC
1971- 2-  39-KCA
 
43Bruce DalcantonP6-2 205 R-R 1942-06-15 31California,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19781967-1977  
1966-   UDFA-PIT
 
41Dick DragoP6-1 190 R-R 1945-06-25 28Toledo,Ohio MLB1965-19811969-1981Woodward (Toledo,OH)Detroit Mercy
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
39Al FitzmorrisP6-2 190 B-R 1946-03-21 27Buffalo,New York MLB1965-19791969-1978Madison (San Diego,CA)
1965-   UDFA-CHA
 
15Bobby FloydSS-2B6-0 181 R-R 1943-10-20 29Hawthorne,California MLB1964-19811968-1974El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)UCLA
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
32Gene GarberP5-10 175 R-R 1947-11-13 25Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19881969-1988Elizabethtown Area (Elizabethtown,PA)Elizabethtown Col
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
16Fran HealyC6-5 220 R-R 1946-09-06 26Holyoke,Massachusetts MLB1965-19781969-1978Holyoke (Holyoke,MA)American International Col
1964-   UDFA-CLE
 
27Joe HoernerP6-1 200 R-L 1936-11-12 36Dubuque,Iowa MLB1957-19771963-1977Dubuque (Dubuque,IA)
1957-   UDFA-CHA
 
18Gail HopkinsDH5-10 200 L-R 1943-02-19 30Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1965-19741968-1974David Starr Jordan (Long Beach,CA)Pepperdine U., USC
1965-   UDFA-CHA
 
30Steve HovleyOF5-10 188 L-L 1944-12-18 28Ventura,California MLB1965-19731969-1973Villanova Prep (Ojai,CA)Stanford U.
1966-35- 665-CAL
 
25Mike JacksonP6-3 190 L-L 1946-03-27 27Paterson,New Jersey MLB1964-19731970-1973Paterson Catholic (Paterson,NJ)
1964-   UDFA-PHI
 
8Ed KirkpatrickOF5-11 195 L-R 1944-10-08 28Spokane,Washington MLB1962-19781962-1977Glendora (Glendora,CA)
1962-   UDFA-ANA
 
27Mark LittellP6-3 210 L-R 1953-01-17 20Cape Girardeau,Missouri MLB1971-19821973-1982Gideon (Gideon,MO)
1971-12- 276-KCA
 
42Keith MarshallOF6-2 175 R-R 1951-07-02 21San Francisco,California MLB1973-19731973-1973Loara (Anaheim,CA)
1969- 5- 119-KCA
 
42Buck MartinezC5-11 200 R-R 1948-11-07 24Redding,California MLB1967-19861969-1986Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)Sacramento City Col    
12Jerry MayC6-2 195 R-R 1943-12-14 29Staunton,Virginia MLB1961-19731964-1973  
1961-   UDFA-PIT
 
7John Mayberry1B6-3 220 L-L 1949-02-18 24Detroit,Michigan MLB1967-19821968-1982Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
1967- 1-   6-HOU
 
11Hal McRaeOF-DH5-11 185 R-R 1945-07-10 27Avon Park,Florida MLB1965-19871968-1987Avon Park (Avon Park,FL)Florida A&M U.
1965- 6- 117-CIN
 
23Steve MingoriP5-10 170 L-L 1944-02-29 29Kansas City,Missouri MLB1965-19791970-1979Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)Pittsburg St
1965-   UDFA-CIN
 
17Frank Ortenzio1B6-2 215 R-R 1951-02-24 22Fresno,California MLB1973-19781973-1973San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno,CA)
1969-47- 958-KCA
 
26Amos OtisOF5-11 166 R-R 1947-04-26 26Mobile,Alabama MLB1965-19841967-1984Williamson (Mobile,AL)
1965- 5-  95-BOS
 
37Freddie PatekSS5-5 148 R-R 1944-10-09 28Seguin,Texas MLB1966-19811968-1981Seguin (Seguin,TX)
1965-22- 421-PIT
 
9Lou PiniellaOF6-2 199 R-R 1943-08-28 29Tampa,Florida MLB1963-19841964-1984Jesuit (Tampa,FL)Tampa
1962-   UDFA-CLE
 
5Tom PoquetteOF5-10 175 L-R 1951-10-30 21Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1970-19821973-1982Memorial (Eau Claire,WI)
1970- 4-  81-KCA
 
20Barry RazianoP5-10 175 B-R 1947-02-05 26New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1973-19771973-1974East Jefferson (Metairie,LA)
1965-47- 748-NYN
 
12Rick ReichardtDH6-3 215 R-R 1943-03-16 30Madison,Wisconsin MLB1964-19741964-1974Stevens Point (Stevens Point,WI)Wisconsin
1964-   UDFA-ANA
 
1Cookie Rojas2B5-10 170 R-R 1939-03-06 34Havana,Cuba MLB1956-19771962-1977  
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
10Paul Schaal3B5-11 180 R-R 1943-03-03 30Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19741964-1974Compton (Compton,CA)
1962-   UDFA-ANA
 
45Wayne SimpsonP6-3 220 R-R 1948-12-02 24Los Angeles,California MLB1967-19771970-1977Centennial (Compton,CA)
1967- 1-   8-CIN
 
34Paul SplittorffP6-3 210 L-L 1946-10-08 26Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)Morningside Col
1968-25- 575-KCA
 
14Carl TaylorC6-2 207 R-R 1944-01-20 29Sarasota,Florida MLB1962-19731968-1973Key West (Key West,FL)
1962-   UDFA-PIT
 
19Frank WhiteSS5-11 175 R-R 1950-09-04 22Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990Lincoln Academy (Kansas City,MO)South Carolina Area Trade School
1970-   UDFA-KCA
 
6Jim WohlfordDH-OF5-11 175 R-R 1951-02-28 22Visalia,California MLB1970-19871972-1986Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1970- 3-  61-KCA
 
28Ken WrightP6-2 210 R-R 1946-09-04 26Pensacola,Florida MLB1964-19811970-1974Escambia (Pensacola,FL)So.Mississippi
1964-   UDFA-BOS
 
39 Players