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1972 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 76-78 .494
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 580-545 + 35
Manager(s): Bob Lemon
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 707,656 19/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jamie Quirk (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: George Strickland
Hitting Coach: Charlie Lau
Pitching Coach: Galen Cisco
Third Base Coach: Harry Dunlop

#1 Draft Picks

John Mayberry (#6)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9362.600--
8767.5655.5
7777.50015.5
7678.49416.5
7580.48418.0
54100.35138.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
36Ted AbernathyP396000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
39Norm AngeliniP242000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
22Tom BurgmeierP281224
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0000000400000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----412
40Steve BusbyP221503
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1
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004000300000.200.200.267467.067.067.250----415
43Bruce DalcantonP304134
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1
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0000011400501.098.119.122241.024.049.14814.00--547
41Dick DragoP276844
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00050083610700.059.158.059217.000.118.1254.50--483
23Al FitzmorrisP262314
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0000004300001.174.296.174470.000.174.2000.75--427
15Bobby Floyd3B-SS28134924
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3
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0051052900104.179.209.201410.022.067.2295.80--27140
2Ron HansenSS-3B343024
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0002003601001.133.212.133345.000.100.1672.00--433
32Mike HedlundP253216
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00000001700300.187.187.187374.000.000.400----635
18Gail Hopkins1B2971115
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2
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005007401002.211.282.239521.028.127.2240.57--1778
30Steve HovleyOF271962453
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5
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1
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3
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2433242912412.270.348.352700.082.204.3031.2165.369225
25Mike JacksonP265000000000400100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
16Joe KeoughOF2664814
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005208721100.219.306.250556.031.187.2460.87--1673
8Ed KirkpatrickC2736443100
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9
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4335515039144.275.360.396756.121.255.2940.9840.4144420
19Bobby Knoop2B3397823
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5
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0070091601015.237.299.289588.052.144.2801.78--28107
12Jerry MayC281161022
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5
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1
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400141302104.190.277.276553.086.207.2060.93116.032131
7John Mayberry1B2350365150
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24
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3
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25
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1000278743131312.298.390.507897.209.360.3070.9520.1255585
20Monty MontgomeryP251723
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1
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0030011000300.176.222.235457.059.118.42910.00--421
29Tom MurphyP2613300000001300500.000.071.00071.000.077.0003.00--019
35Roger NelsonP285425
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00000031900400.093.140.093233.000.056.1436.33--561
33Bob OliverOF2963717
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2
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1
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61021200002.270.292.381673.111.159.3206.0063.02465
26Amos OtisOF2554075158
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28
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2
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11
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542812505933666.293.349.413762.120.243.3091.1849.1223602
17Dennis PaepkeC276000000001201000.000.143.000143.000.167.0002.00--07
37Freddie PatekSS2751859110
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25
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4
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032337476434639.212.276.276552.064.205.2411.36--143574
9Lou PiniellaOF2857465179
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33
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11
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72723459894425.312.348.441789.129.197.3311.7452.2253616
1Cookie Rojas2B3348749127
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53284135155717.261.314.331645.070.142.2720.85162.3161540
25Jim RookerP292012
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0002000500011.100.095.100195.000.000.125----221
10Paul Schaal3B294354799
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41136159212314.228.321.326647.099.234.2490.9772.5142501
5Richie ScheinblumOF2945060135
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66015840433319.300.378.418796.118.244.3140.6956.3188514
34Paul SplittorffP2571916
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03004810702.225.267.254521.028.085.2542.00--1882
14Carl TaylorC281131730
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01141171611223.265.356.301657.035.212.3030.94--34134
6Jim Wohlford2B212536
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000002610000.240.296.280576.040.120.3163.00--727
28Ken WrightP252000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
36Ted Abernathy341.714500025558441511219280031.096.830.312.954.341.47-1.400
34Paul Splittorff12123.12353312200216189817511671406041.197.870.462.795.832.09-1.179
25Jim Rooker564.371810423072783735324443011.429.750.373.005.501.83-1.596
35Roger Nelson1162.08341910693173120414013311204010.876.240.681.616.243.87-.805
29Tom Murphy443.09189112170772624316340001.339.900.392.064.372.12--
20Monty Montgomery333.0598111056552119217240001.298.840.322.733.861.41-2.038
25Mike Jackson126.3073000019241414014151001.9010.800.006.306.751.07-1.600
32Mike Hedlund574.782916104011311967601041522141.429.480.803.274.141.27-1.758
23Al Fitzmorris253.74382001131019946421028516011.268.820.892.504.541.82-1.459
41Dick Drago12173.01343311210239230888022511355061.188.660.831.925.082.65-1.325
43Bruce Dalcanton663.41351610821321355450729755211.249.200.481.985.112.59-1.561
40Steve Busby311.5755300040289718310000.906.300.221.806.973.87-.844
22Tom Burgmeier624.255100030955673226033180011.8210.960.005.402.950.55-3.722
39Norm Angelini212.252100052161344112162011.567.310.566.759.001.33-.706
28Ken Wright125.001700011418151010015183011.677.500.007.509.001.20-.833


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