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1973 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jack McKeon
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Royals Stadium
Attendance:  1,345,341
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Hoerner (36)
Youngest Player:  George Brett (20)
Longest Tenure:  Tom Burgmeier, Dick Drago, Al Fitzmorris, Paul Schaal, Ed Kirkpatrick, Lou Piniella (5)
Top Hitter:  John Mayberry (5)
Top Pitcher:  Paul Splittorff (25)
Top Draft Pick:  Lew Olsen (#9)

Roster Continuity:  73.32%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9468.580--
KC Royals8874.5436.0
Minnesota8181.50013.0
California7983.48815.0
Chi White Sox7785.47517.0
Texas57105.35237.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
39Norm AngeliniPMLB5-11175LeftLeft9/24/194725San Francisco,California19678134CIN

2Kurt Bevacqua3B-2BMLB6-1185RightRight1/23/194726Miami Beach,Florida19676102ATL
29Doug BirdPMLB6-4180RightRight3/5/195023Corona,California19698152Sep
25George Brett3B-1BMLB6-0205LeftRight5/15/195320Glen Dale,West Virginia1971229KC
22Tom BurgmeierPMLB5-11185LeftLeft8/2/194329St. Paul,Minnesota1963UDFA Hoc
40Steve BusbyPMLB6-2205RightRight9/29/194923Burbank,California1971239KC
43Bruce DalcantonPMLB6-2205RightRight6/15/194231California,Pennsylvania1966UDFA PIT
41Dick DragoPMLB6-1190RightRight6/25/194528Toledo,Ohio1965UDFA DET
39Al FitzmorrisPMLB6-2190BothRight3/21/194627Buffalo,New York1965UDFA CHW
15Bobby FloydSS-2BMLB6-0181RightRight10/20/194329Hawthorne,California1981UDFA SEA
32Gene GarberPMLB5-10175RightRight11/13/194725Lancaster,Pennsylvania196520382PIT
16Fran HealyCMLB6-5220RightRight9/6/194626Holyoke,Massachusetts1965UDFA CLE
27Joe HoernerPMLB6-1200RightLeft11/12/193636Dubuque,Iowa1957UDFA CHW
18Gail Hopkins1BMLB5-10200LeftRight2/19/194330Tulsa,Oklahoma1965UDFA CHW
30Steve HovleyOFMLB5-10188LeftLeft12/18/194428Ventura,California196635665CAL
25Mike JacksonPMLB6-3190LeftLeft3/27/194627Paterson,New Jersey1964UDFA PHI
8Ed KirkpatrickOF-CMLB5-11195LeftRight10/8/194428Spokane,Washington1962UDFA LAA
27Mark LittellPMLB6-3210LeftRight1/17/195320Cape Girardeau,Missouri197112267KC
42Keith MarshallOFMLB6-2175RightRight7/2/195121San Francisco,California19695117KC
42Buck MartinezCMLB5-11200RightRight11/7/194824Redding,California1967UDFA PHI
12Jerry MayCMLB6-2195RightRight12/14/194329Staunton,Virginia1961UDFA PIT
7John Mayberry1BMLB6-3220LeftLeft2/18/194924Detroit,Michigan196716HOU
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194527Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
23Steve MingoriPMLB5-10170LeftLeft2/29/194429Kansas City,Missouri1965UDFA CIN
17Frank Ortenzio1BMLB6-2215RightRight2/24/195122Fresno,California196947956KC
26Amos OtisOFMLB5-11166RightRight4/26/194726Mobile,Alabama1965595BOS
37Freddie PatekSSMLB5-5148RightRight10/9/194428Seguin,Texas196522421PIT
9Lou PiniellaOFMLB6-2199RightRight8/28/194329Tampa,Florida1962UDFA CLE
5Tom PoquetteOFMLB5-10175LeftRight10/30/195121Eau Claire,Wisconsin1970480KC
20Barry RazianoPMLB5-10175BothRight2/5/194726New Orleans,Louisiana196547748NYM
12Rick ReichardtOFMLB6-3215RightRight3/16/194330Madison,Wisconsin1964UDFA LAA
1Cookie Rojas2BMLB5-10170RightRight3/6/193934Havana,Cuba1956UDFA CIN
10Paul Schaal3BMLB5-11180RightRight3/3/194330Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania1962UDFA LAA
45Wayne SimpsonPMLB6-3220RightRight12/2/194824Los Angeles,California196718CIN
34Paul SplittorffPMLB6-3210LeftLeft10/8/194626Evansville,Indiana196825574KC
14Carl TaylorC-OFMLB6-2207RightRight1/20/194429Sarasota,Florida1962UDFA PIT
19Frank White2BMLB5-11175RightRight9/4/195022Greenville,Mississippi1970UDFA KC
6Jim WohlfordOFMLB5-11175RightRight2/28/195122Visalia,California1970361KC
28Ken WrightPMLB6-2210RightRight9/4/194626Pensacola,Florida1964UDFA BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Buddy BlattnerBroadcaster 
Galen CiscoPitching Coach 
Harry DunlopThird Base Coach 
Rosey GilhousenScout 
Charlie LauHitting Coach 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Jack McKeonManager 
Cedric TallisGeneral Manager 


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