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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:  -

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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
9Lou Piniella+of728UDFA: 1962MLB151574651793341172723459894425.312.356.441797.358253624430945.9.331
26Amos Otis+of14251965-5-95MLB1435407515828211542812505933666.293.352.413765.348223605412895.8.309
37Freddie Patek+ss46271965-22-421MLB13651859110254032337476434639.212.280.276556.258143577433452.8.241
7John Mayberry+1b5231967-1-6MLB14950365150243251000278743131312.298.394.507900.4022555883711077.8.307
1Cookie Rojas+2b4133UDFA: 1956MLB13748749127250353284135155717.261.315.331646.294161541397533.6.272
5Richie Scheinblum+of2529UDFA: 1964MLB13445060135214866015840433319.300.383.418800.366188518341786.2.314
10Paul Schaal+3b6329UDFA: 1962MLB1274354799193641136159212314.228.323.326650.304142503358493.7.249
8Ed Kirkpatrick+of-c8127UDFA: 1962MLB1133644310015194335515039144.275.365.396761.344144423278585.7.294
30Steve Hovley+of-271966-35-665MLB10519624535132433242912412.270.351.352703.32569226153264.6.303
15Bobby Floyd+ss-2b-28UDFA: 1981MLB6113492430051052900104.179.209.201410.1922714011510.2.229
12Jerry May+c-28UDFA: 1961MLB531161022511400141302104.190.277.276553.255321319992.4.206
14Carl Taylor+c-of-28UDFA: 1962MLB6311317302101141171611223.265.361.301662.3103413591144.2.303
19Bobby Knoop+2b-33-MLB449782350070091601015.237.299.289588.270281078072.5.280
34Paul Splittorff+p-251968-25-574MLB35719160103004810702.225.276.254530.24918836452.0.254
18Gail Hopkins+1b-29UDFA: 1965MLB53711152005007401002.211.282.239521.24317785852.3.224
41Dick Drago+p-27UDFA: 1965MLB35684400050083610700.059.169.059228.12948471-5-2.0.125
16Joe Keough+of-261965-2-21MLB56648142005208721100.219.324.250574.27316755173.5.246
33Bob Oliver+1b-of17291965-49-760MLB166371721161021200002.270.292.381673.30724654873.8.320
35Roger Nelson+p-281968-6-130MLB34542500000031900400.093.140.093233.11756153-3-1.6.143
43Bruce Dalcanton+p-30UDFA: 1966MLB35413410000011400501.098.119.122241.11454743-2-1.5.148
32Mike Hedlund+p-25UDFA: 1964MLB29321600000001700300.187.187.187375.17163529-1-1.0.400
2Ron Hansen+ss-34-MLB1630240002003601001.133.212.133345.15743327-1-0.5.167
6Jim Wohlford+of-211970-3-61MLB1525361000002610000.240.321.280601.2867281923.3.316
23Al Fitzmorris+p-26UDFA: 1965MLB3923140000004300001.174.296.174470.2384272011.3.200
25Jim Rooker+p-29UDFA: 1962MLB1820120002000500011.100.095.100195.08722120-2-2.1.125
20Monty Montgomery+p-251968-9-201MLB9172310030011000300.176.222.235458.2144211700.1.429
40Steve Busby+p-221971-2-39MLB515031004000300000.200.200.267467.2114151211.4.250
29Tom Murphy+p-261967-1-6MLB2113300000001300500.000.071.00071.05001918-1-1.7.000
22Tom Burgmeier+p-28UDFA: 1963MLB5112240000000400000.333.333.333667.304412813.4.500
36Ted Abernathy+p-39UDFA: 1952MLB456000000000300000.000.000.0000.000066--.000
17Dennis Paepke+c-of-27-MLB26000000001201000.000.143.000143.000076-1-2.7.000
25Mike Jackson+p-26UDFA: 1964MLB75000000000400100.000.000.0000.000066--.000
28Ken Wright+p-25UDFA: 1964MLB172000000000200000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
39Norm Angelini+p-241967-8-134MLB212000000000000000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
Totals: (34 players)154516758013172202678547854453471134577238134.255.327.353680--1823584541386374.2.281

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Dick Drago+2127UDFA: 1965MLB12173.01343311210239.12308880225113556 01.178.650.831.925.080.38.2780.96
34Paul Splittorff+38251968-25-574MLB12123.13353312200216.01898175116714064 01.197.880.462.795.830.48.2811.43
35Roger Nelson+9281968-6-130MLB1162.08341910693173.11204140133112041 00.876.230.681.616.230.26.2230.88
43Bruce Dalcanton+-30UDFA: 1966MLB663.4035161082132.113554507297551 21.249.180.481.975.100.39.2991.08
32Mike Hedlund+-25UDFA: 1964MLB574.7829161040113.0119676010415224 11.429.480.803.274.140.79.2941.00
23Al Fitzmorris+-26UDFA: 1965MLB253.7438200113101.099464210285161 01.268.820.892.504.540.55.2691.52
25Jim Rooker+-29UDFA: 1962MLB564.381810423072.07837353244431 01.429.750.383.005.500.55.3231.25
29Tom Murphy+-261967-1-6MLB443.07189112170.17726243163400 01.329.850.382.054.350.47--1.42
36Ted Abernathy+6339UDFA: 1952MLB341.704500025558.14415112192803 01.086.790.312.934.320.68.2311.38
20Monty Montgomery+-251968-9-201MLB333.0498111056.15521192172400 01.288.790.322.723.830.71.2900.79
22Tom Burgmeier+4428UDFA: 1963MLB624.235100030955.16732260331801 01.8110.900.005.372.931.83.3401.48
40Steve Busby+-221971-2-39MLB311.5755300040.02897183100 00.906.300.231.806.980.26.2500.80
25Mike Jackson+-26UDFA: 1964MLB126.4173000019.22414140141510 01.9310.980.006.416.860.93.4001.20
28Ken Wright+-25UDFA: 1964MLB124.911700011418.11510100151831 01.647.360.007.368.840.83.3190.52
39Norm Angelini+-241967-8-134MLB212.25210005216.013441121621 01.567.310.566.759.000.75.3002.88
Totals: (34 players)76783.241541544414110291,38112935454977840580137--31.348.420.552.645.220.51.303 

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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