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1972 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  76-78   .494
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Lemon
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  707,656
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Abernathy (39)
Youngest Player:  Jim Wohlford (21)
Longest Tenure:  Lou Piniella, Tom Burgmeier, Joe Keough, Dick Drago, Paul Schaal, Jim Rooker, Al Fitzmorris, Mike Hedlund, Roger Nelson, Ed Kirkpatrick, Bob Oliver (4)
Top Hitter:  John Mayberry (5)
Top Pitcher:  Roger Nelson (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Jamie Quirk (#18)

Roster Continuity:  87.40%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9362.600--
Chi White Sox8767.5655.5
Minnesota7777.50015.5
KC Royals7678.49416.5
California7580.48418.0
Texas54100.35138.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
9Lou Piniellaof728UDFA: 1962MLB151574651793341172723459894425.312.356.4410253624430945.9.331
26Amos Otisof14251965-5-95MLB1435407515828211542812505933666.293.352.4130223605412895.8.309
37Freddie Patekss46271965-22-421MLB13651859110254032337476434639.212.280.2760143577433452.8.241
7John Mayberry1b5231967-1-6MLB14950365150243251000278743131312.298.394.50710002555883711077.8.307
1Cookie Rojas2b4133UDFA: 1956MLB13748749127250353284135155717.261.315.3310161541397533.6.272
5Richie Scheinblumof2529UDFA: 1964MLB13445060135214866015840433319.300.383.4180188518341786.2.314
10Paul Schaal3b6329UDFA: 1962MLB1274354799193641136159212314.228.323.3260142503358493.7.249
8Ed Kirkpatrickof-c8127UDFA: 1962MLB1133644310015194335515039144.275.365.3960144423278585.7.294
30Steve Hovleyof-271966-35-665MLB10519624535132433242912412.270.351.352069226153264.6.303
15Bobby Floydss-2b-28UDFA: 1981MLB6113492430051052900104.179.209.20102714011510.2.229
12Jerry Mayc-28UDFA: 1961MLB531161022511400141302104.190.277.2760321319992.4.206
14Carl Taylorc-of-28UDFA: 1962MLB6311317302101141171611223.265.361.30103413591144.2.303
19Bobby Knoop2b-33-MLB449782350070091601015.237.299.2890281078072.5.280
18Gail Hopkins1b-29UDFA: 1965MLB53711152005007401002.211.282.239017785852.3.224
34Paul Splittorffp-251968-25-574MLB35719160103004810702.225.276.254018836452.0.254
41Dick Dragop-27UDFA: 1965MLB35684400050083610700.059.169.059048471-5-2.0.125
16Joe Keoughof-261965-2-21MLB56648142005208721100.219.324.250016755173.5.246
33Bob Oliver1b-of17291965-49-760MLB166371721161021200002.270.292.381024654873.8.320
35Roger Nelsonp-281968-6-130MLB34542500000031900400.093.140.093056153-3-1.6.143
43Bruce Dalcantonp-30UDFA: 1966MLB35413410000011400501.098.119.122054743-2-1.5.148
32Mike Hedlundp-25UDFA: 1964MLB29321600000001700300.187.187.187063529-1-1.0.400
2Ron Hansenss-34-MLB1630240002003601001.133.212.133043327-1-0.5.167
6Jim Wohlfordof-211970-3-61MLB1525361000002610000.240.321.28007281923.3.316
23Al Fitzmorrisp-26UDFA: 1965MLB3923140000004300001.174.296.17404272011.3.200
25Jim Rookerp-29UDFA: 1962MLB1820120002000500011.100.095.100022120-2-2.1.125
20Monty Montgomeryp-251968-9-201MLB9172310030011000300.176.222.23504211700.1.429
40Steve Busbyp-221971-2-39MLB515031004000300000.200.200.26704151211.4.250
29Tom Murphyp-261967-1-6MLB2113300000001300500.000.071.000001918-1-1.7.000
22Tom Burgmeierp-28UDFA: 1963MLB5112240000000400000.333.333.3330412813.4.500
17Dennis Paepkec-of-27-MLB26000000001201000.000.143.0000076-1-2.7.000
36Ted Abernathyp-39UDFA: 1952MLB456000000000300000.000.000.0000066--.000
25Mike Jacksonp-26UDFA: 1964MLB75000000000400100.000.000.0000066--.000
39Norm Angelinip-241967-8-134MLB212000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
28Ken Wrightp-25UDFA: 1964MLB172000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
Totals: (34 players)154516758013172202678547854453471134577238134.255.327.3536801823584541386374.2.281

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Dick Drago2127UDFA: 1965MLB12173.01343311210239.123088802251135501.178.650.831.925.080.38.2780.96
34Paul Splittorff38251968-25-574MLB12123.13353312200216.018981751167140601.197.880.462.795.830.48.2811.43
35Roger Nelson9281968-6-130MLB1162.08341910693173.112041401331120400.876.230.681.616.230.26.2230.88
43Bruce Dalcanton-30UDFA: 1966MLB663.4035161082132.1135545072975521.249.180.481.975.100.39.2991.08
32Mike Hedlund-25UDFA: 1964MLB574.7829161040113.01196760104152211.429.480.803.274.140.79.2941.00
23Al Fitzmorris-26UDFA: 1965MLB253.7438200113101.0994642102851601.268.820.892.504.540.55.2691.52
25Jim Rooker-29UDFA: 1962MLB564.381810423072.078373532444301.429.750.383.005.500.55.3231.25
29Tom Murphy-261967-1-6MLB443.07189112170.177262431634001.329.850.382.054.350.47--1.42
36Ted Abernathy6339UDFA: 1952MLB341.704500025558.144151121928001.086.790.312.934.320.68.2311.38
20Monty Montgomery-251968-9-201MLB333.0498111056.155211921724001.288.790.322.723.830.71.2900.79
22Tom Burgmeier4428UDFA: 1963MLB624.235100030955.167322603318001.8110.900.005.372.931.83.3401.48
40Steve Busby-221971-2-39MLB311.5755300040.028971831000.906.300.231.806.980.26.2500.80
25Mike Jackson-26UDFA: 1964MLB126.4173000019.224141401415101.9310.980.006.416.860.93.4001.20
28Ken Wright-25UDFA: 1964MLB124.911700011418.115101001518301.647.360.007.368.840.83.3190.52
39Norm Angelini-241967-8-134MLB212.25210005216.0134411216201.567.310.566.759.000.75.3002.88
Totals: (34 players)76783.241541544414110291,3811293545497784058013731.348.420.552.645.220.51.303 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed KirkpatrickC1089145904965.9916.29 
Jerry MayC412941751341.9795.76 
Carl TaylorC21154101622.9826.25 
Dennis PaepkeC21814230.8428.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John Mayberry1B14612491338827141.99510.23 
Gail Hopkins1B138697217.99010.36 
Carl Taylor1B64450213.98110.64 
Ed Kirkpatrick1B120000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Cookie Rojas2B1311099265360982.9865.12 
Bobby Knoop2B332286180424.9725.57 
Jim Wohlford2B84871211.9503.55 
Bobby Floyd2B2301001.0003.00 
Ron Hansen2B110000.0000.00 
Paul Schaal2B110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Paul Schaal3B1231078772451816.9472.69 
Bobby Floyd3B30212243423.9672.46 
Cookie Rojas3B63707011.0001.70 
Carl Taylor3B51514001.0003.00 
Ron Hansen3B431115021.0004.65 
Bobby Knoop3B470000.0000.00 
Gail Hopkins3B1110001.0009.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Freddie PatekSS136118223051022113.9715.63 
Bobby FloydSS291673049312.9634.25 
Ron HansenSS62741311.9445.67 
Cookie RojasSS2401001.0002.25 
Paul SchaalSS110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lou PiniellaOF1491287275872.9761.98 
Amos OtisOF1371190351633.9922.70 
Richie ScheinblumOF1191005215682.9651.98 
Steve HovleyOF67403103620.9822.43 
Joe KeoughOF1691121011.0001.28 
Bob OliverOF1614345110.9792.89 
Carl TaylorOF72350001.0001.96 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tom BurgmeierP515561310.9503.10 
Ted AbernathyP455861232.8572.79 
Al FitzmorrisP38101722031.0002.58 
Bruce DalcantonP3513251411.9501.29 
Paul SplittorffP35216651051.0002.38 
Dick DragoP3423942825.9411.20 
Roger NelsonP3417383311.9762.13 
Mike HedlundP291131219031.0002.47 
Norm AngeliniP211621001.0001.69 
Tom MurphyP187031511.9472.31 
Jim RookerP1872316011.0002.38 
Ken WrightP171812001.0001.49 
Monty MontgomeryP95637021.0001.60 
Mike JacksonP7191711.8893.75 
Steve BusbyP5401410.8331.13 


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