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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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00000001700300.188.188.188376.000.000.400----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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2
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005208721100.219.306.250556.031.188.2460.88--1673
8Ed KirkpatrickC2736443100
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15
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1
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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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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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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-----02
Batting Totals1975516758013172202678547854453471134577238134.255.323.353676.098.209.2811.3366.218235811
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
36Ted Abernathy39341.714500025558441511219280031.096.830.312.954.341.47
34Paul Splittorff2512123.13353312200216189817511671406041.197.880.462.795.832.09
25Jim Rooker29564.381810423072783735324443011.429.750.383.005.501.83
35Roger Nelson281162.08341910693173120414013311204010.876.240.681.616.243.87
29Tom Murphy26443.09189112170772624316340001.339.900.392.064.372.13
20Monty Montgomery25333.0598111056552119217240001.298.840.322.733.861.41
25Mike Jackson26126.3073000019241414014151001.9010.800.006.306.751.07
32Mike Hedlund25574.782916104011311967601041522141.429.480.803.274.141.27
23Al Fitzmorris26253.74382001131019946421028516011.268.820.892.504.541.82
41Dick Drago2712173.01343311210239230888022511355061.188.660.831.925.082.65
43Bruce Dalcanton30663.41351610821321355450729755211.249.200.481.985.112.59
40Steve Busby22311.5855300040289718310000.906.300.231.806.983.88
22Tom Burgmeier28624.255100030955673226033180011.8210.960.005.402.950.55
39Norm Angelini24212.252100052161344112162011.567.310.566.759.001.33
28Ken Wright25125.001700011418151010015183011.677.500.007.509.001.20
Pitching Totals76783.243961544414110291381129354549785405801373241.238.430.552.645.221.98
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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