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1973 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 755-752 + 3
Roster Continuity 73.32% 12/24
Manager(s): Jack McKeon
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Attendance: 1,345,341 10/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Lew Olsen (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

John Mayberry (#6), Wayne Simpson (#8)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9468.580--
8874.5436.0
8181.50013.0
7983.48815.0
7785.47517.0
57105.35237.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
26Amos OtisOF26   58389175
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4
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26
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931396347151310.300.368.484852.184.298.2900.7522.4282651
1Cookie Rojas2B34   55178152
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3
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6
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691843738111516.276.320.372692.096.189.2851.0391.8205595
9Lou PiniellaOF29   51353128
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28
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1
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9
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69573065273522.250.291.361652.111.166.2682.1757.0185553
7John Mayberry1B24   51087142
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1003012279217045.278.417.478895.200.445.2840.6519.6244638
37Freddie PatekSS28   50182117
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4536145463301129.234.311.321632.088.240.2571.17100.2161571
8Ed KirkpatrickOF28   42961113
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45374648164512.263.333.375708.112.210.2821.0471.5161485
10Paul Schaal3B30   39661114
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42566345503413.288.389.399788.111.268.3050.7149.5158471
11Hal McRaeOF-DH27   3383679
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5022343862137.234.312.385697.151.251.2381.1237.6130382
16Fran HealyC26   2792577
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3434315600504.276.348.409757.133.240.3271.8146.5114315
2Kurt Bevacqua3B26   2763971
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4023254211347.257.317.330647.072.159.2921.68138.091309
30Steve HovleyOF28   2322959
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2464333402213.254.346.323669.069.220.2891.03116.075268
14Carl TaylorC29   1451833
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01622322000324.228.363.283646.055.276.2600.63--41182
19Frank WhiteSS22   1392031
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053182300221.223.262.281543.058.129.2632.88--39151
18Gail HopkinsDH30   1381734
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1612291522028.246.380.348728.101.304.2600.5269.048171
12Rick ReichardtDH30   1271528
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1701112801524.220.279.362641.142.220.2552.5542.346145
6Jim WohlfordDH-OF22   1092129
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1011111200302.266.333.385718.119.220.2841.0954.542123
15Bobby FloydSS-2B29   781026
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081141400023.333.357.397754.064.115.3943.50--3184
25George Brett3B20   4025
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000000500100.125.125.175300.050.050.143----741
42Buck MartinezC24   3228
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6004500102.250.333.375708.125.250.2691.2532.01237
12Jerry MayC29   3044
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02003510001.133.235.233468.100.200.1601.67--734
5Tom PoquetteOF21   2846
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003111410010.214.258.250508.036.071.2404.00--731
17Frank Ortenzio1B22   2517
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6002600000.280.333.480813.200.280.3333.0025.01227
42Keith MarshallOF21   902
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003001400001.222.300.333633.111.222.4004.00--310
32Gene GarberP25   0100000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals182555087551440239401147031056964469626444947134.261.336.381717.120.243.2791.0848.321016248
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
34Paul Splittorff26   20113.98383812300262.027913511619781109151.369.580.652.683.781.41
40Steve Busby23   16154.2437377100238.1246125112181051749061.479.300.683.976.581.66
41Dick Drago28   12144.23373310120212.22521161001676984271.5410.650.683.214.141.29
32Gene Garber25   994.24488402611152.216478721449604021.399.650.822.883.531.22
29Doug Bird23   443.00540004120102.18137341030831121.097.150.882.657.322.77
43Bruce Dalcanton31   434.823231016397.11086052846385141.5910.020.744.273.530.83
39Al Fitzmorris27   832.831513311089.0882928525261001.278.900.512.532.631.04
28Ken Wright26   654.892512106080.2604844682752001.756.670.679.118.330.91
45Wayne Simpson24   345.701610104059.2663938135297111.689.900.155.254.350.83
23Steve Mingori29   333.05191007156.1592119623460031.469.480.963.707.392.00
27Mark Littell20   135.6887100038.0442524523160001.7610.421.185.453.790.70
25Mike Jackson27   006.9590002022.1251717320130002.0510.231.238.185.320.65
27Joe Hoerner36   205.21220009419.1281111013150002.1613.260.006.167.111.15
22Tom Burgmeier29   005.4060005110.013662441011.7011.701.803.603.601.00
20Barry Raziano26   005.402000005.06331100011.4010.801.801.800.000.00
39Norm Angelini25   004.507000313.22220730002.254.500.0015.756.750.43
Batting Totals88744.213751624061224114491521752678114617790436321.489.450.713.834.911.28
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fran HealyC9274442943103.9795.71
Carl TaylorC634372672062.9805.91
Ed KirkpatrickC159066820.9747.40
Buck MartinezC149452421.9665.36
Jerry MayC118443432.9405.04
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John Mayberry1B14912891457819156.99410.74
Gail Hopkins1B1040323031.0007.88
Kurt Bevacqua1B966687110.98710.23
Frank Ortenzio1B75051614.98310.26
Carl Taylor1B2430001.0006.75
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Cookie Rojas2B136116329742913114.9825.62
Bobby Floyd2B241102631071.0004.66
Kurt Bevacqua2B1680192123.9524.50
Frank White2B13951940312.9525.58
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul Schaal3B1211028772373014.9132.75
Kurt Bevacqua3B39319266067.9352.43
George Brett3B139692812.9743.47
Hal McRae3B360210.6673.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Freddie PatekSS135113324250326115.9665.92
Frank WhiteSS342125281924.9375.64
Bobby FloydSS25103264567.9226.20
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Amos OtisOF13411603301054.9862.64
Lou PiniellaOF1281070196933.9861.72
Ed KirkpatrickOF108888198320.9902.04
Steve HovleyOF80442114431.9752.40
Hal McRaeOF64474101442.9631.99
Tom PoquetteOF208419130.8702.14
Jim WohlfordOF13103312011.0002.88
Kurt BevacquaOF105872001.0001.40
Keith MarshallOF82760001.0002.00
Rick ReichardtOF74071001.0001.80
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doug BirdP5410225011.0000.62
Gene GarberP48152142623.9522.37
Paul SplittorffP3826294617.9821.89
Steve BusbyP37238104763.9052.15
Dick DragoP37212143833.9452.21
Bruce DalcantonP329751711.9572.04
Ken WrightP25801620.7780.79
Joe HoernerP221901001.0000.47
Steve MingoriP195645011.0001.44
Wayne SimpsonP16596710.9291.98
Al FitzmorrisP1589920011.0002.93
Mike JacksonP92213001.0001.63
Mark LittellP83825001.0001.66
Norm AngeliniP730000.0000.00
Tom BurgmeierP61010001.0000.90
Barry RazianoP2502001.0003.60
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gail HopkinsDH38.0000.00
Hal McRaeDH37.0000.00
Rick ReichardtDH31.0000.00
Jim WohlfordDH24.0000.00
Kurt BevacquaDH18.0000.00
Steve HovleyDH15.0000.00
Amos OtisDH14.0000.00
Lou PiniellaDH9.0000.00
Ed KirkpatrickDH8.0000.00
Frank WhiteDH2.0000.00
Fran HealyDH1.0000.00
John MayberryDH1.0000.00
Frank OrtenzioDH1.0000.00
Carl TaylorDH1.0000.00


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