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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1973-04-06Steve BusbyR24L 2-3@ CAL16L4.1733111000--0-16.752.00
1973-04-07Wayne SimpsonR24W 12-5@ CAL170W9.0854053000--1-04.001.44
1973-04-08Dick DragoR28W 6-5@ CAL1128W7.11055060000--1-06.432.29
1973-04-10Paul SplittorffL27W 12-1vs TEX158W9.0511131000--1-01.000.89
1973-04-11Steve BusbyR24W 9-6vs TEX27-3.1743014000--0-16.752.00
1973-04-12Wayne SimpsonR24L 0-4vs TEX271L7.0844047000--1-14.501.56
1973-04-13Dick DragoR28W 12-5@ CHA2129W6.0832053000--2-04.852.23
1973-04-14Paul SplittorffL27W 3-0@ CHA259W9.0200023000--2-00.500.67
1973-04-15Steve BusbyR24W 12-5@ CHA38W7.0843126000--1-15.401.73
1973-04-17Wayne SimpsonR24W 5-4vs OAK372-7.2944011000--1-14.501.46
1973-04-18Dick DragoR28L 6-7vs OAK3130-1.2644013000--2-06.602.40
1973-04-19Paul SplittorffL27W 16-8vs OAK360W7.01265131000--3-02.161.08
1973-04-20Steve BusbyR24L 2-16vs CHA49L1.0455011000--1-27.881.94
1973-04-22Dick DragoR28L 4-8vs CHA4131L1.2855112000--2-18.472.65
1973-04-22Ken WrightR27W 6-1vs CHA113W6.1911045000--1-04.002.78
1973-04-24Paul SplittorffL27L 1-9vs MIL461L6.0663022000--3-12.611.13
1973-04-25Wayne SimpsonR24W 3-2vs MIL473W8.1322153000--2-13.941.34
1973-04-26Ken WrightR27L 3-7vs MIL214-8.04320510000--1-03.182.00
1973-04-27Steve BusbyR24W 3-0@ DET510W9.0000064000--2-25.041.48
1973-04-28Paul SplittorffL27W 7-4@ DET562-5.0533045000--3-13.001.22
1973-04-29Wayne SimpsonR24L 1-6@ DET574L5.1744041000--2-24.381.46
1973-05-01Ken WrightR27L 1-6@ NYA315L1.2322031000--1-13.792.11
1973-05-02Paul SplittorffL27W 4-3@ NYA663W8.01033013000--4-13.071.25
1973-05-04Steve BusbyR24W 5-3@ MIL611W5.2122164000--3-24.801.47
1973-05-05Wayne SimpsonR24W 9-7@ MIL675-0.0144030000--2-25.351.57
1973-05-06Dick DragoR28L 2-3@ MIL5132L8.0433206000--2-27.332.00
1973-05-08Paul SplittorffL27W 7-2vs DET764W9.0921013000--5-12.721.23
1973-05-09Steve BusbyR24L 1-4vs DET712L3.0733002000--3-35.181.55
1973-05-10Dick DragoR28W 8-2vs DET6133W9.0922021000--3-26.001.81
1973-05-11Bruce DalcantonR31W 6-2vs MIN147W9.01020032000--2-11.951.30
1973-05-12Paul SplittorffL27W 4-2vs MIN865W9.0422018000--6-12.611.13
1973-05-13Steve BusbyR24L 0-5vs MIN813L8.0732046000--3-44.611.51
1973-05-14Dick DragoR28L 2-3vs CAL7134L10.0733105000--3-35.281.57
1973-05-15Bruce DalcantonR31L 0-3vs CAL248L5.2833110000--2-22.301.33
1973-05-16Paul SplittorffL27L 1-2@ TEX966L8.1522005000--6-22.571.07
1973-05-17Wayne SimpsonR24W 6-1@ TEX776W5.1611041000--3-24.811.58
1973-05-18Steve BusbyR24L 4-5@ OAK914L5.21155122000--3-54.981.60
1973-05-19Dick DragoR28W 5-2@ OAK8135W8.1521027000--4-34.671.46
1973-05-20Paul SplittorffL27W 8-2@ OAK1067W9.0822124000--7-22.511.08
1973-05-21Bruce DalcantonR31L 0-5@ OAK349L7.0733014000--2-32.521.30
1973-05-22Wayne SimpsonR24L 7-8@ MIN877L2.1344022000--3-35.401.62
1973-05-23Steve BusbyR24L 6-8@ MIN1015L5.1866163000--3-65.541.71
1973-05-24Dick DragoR28L 0-2@ MIN9136L8.01122026000--4-44.351.48
1973-05-25Paul SplittorffL27W 5-4@ MIN1168-8.0744153000--7-22.691.11
1973-05-27Gene GarberR26W 13-3vs BOS12W9.01033035000--4-11.931.12
1973-05-27Steve BusbyR24L 2-7vs BOS1116L2.1344031000--3-75.891.73
1973-05-28Dick DragoR28W 5-4vs BOS10137-6.11043122000--4-44.371.53
1973-05-29Paul SplittorffL27L 2-3vs BAL1269L9.0933023000--7-32.721.13
1973-05-30Wayne SimpsonR24L 4-5vs BAL978L4.0733003000--3-45.401.62
1973-05-31Gene GarberR26W 4-1vs BAL23W9.0611104000--5-11.761.04
1973-06-01Dick DragoR28W 5-4vs CLE11138W9.0644125000--5-44.321.45
1973-06-02Paul SplittorffL27W 5-1vs CLE1370W5.0711004000--8-32.671.14
1973-06-03Steve BusbyR24W 5-4vs CLE1217-7.21144115000--3-75.811.73
1973-06-04Gene GarberR26L 3-9@ BOS34L2.1243032000--5-22.211.09
1973-06-05Dick DragoR28L 2-9@ BOS12139L5.21066135000--5-54.661.51
1973-06-06Ken WrightR27L 4-5@ BOS416-4.1233148000--1-14.352.03
1973-06-08Gene GarberR26L 1-8vs NYA45L2.2655331000--5-32.891.20
1973-06-09Dick DragoR28L 4-6vs NYA13140-8.1444046000--5-54.651.46
1973-06-10Paul SplittorffL27W 7-4vs NYA1471W9.0943122000--9-32.701.15
1973-06-12Steve BusbyR24L 4-6@ BAL1318-5.2642145000--3-75.561.72
1973-06-13Dick DragoR28W 2-0@ BAL14141W9.0800033000--6-54.231.44
1973-06-14Mark LittellR20L 3-8@ BAL11-6.1711122000--0-01.501.50
1973-06-15Paul SplittorffL27W 7-2@ CLE1572W9.0422112000--10-32.651.10
1973-06-16Steve BusbyR24W 5-2@ CLE1419-9.1622227000--3-75.141.62
1973-06-17Dick DragoR28W 6-3@ CLE15142W9.0833114000--7-54.131.40
1973-06-17Ken WrightR27W 6-2@ CLE517W8.1322054000--2-13.921.82
1973-06-18Mark LittellR20L 5-9vs OAK22L0.2244020000--0-16.431.86
1973-06-19Paul SplittorffL27L 6-11vs OAK1673-5.1755221000--10-32.881.12
1973-06-20Steve BusbyR24W 5-4vs OAK1520-8.0544165000--3-75.081.60
1973-06-22Dick DragoR28L 0-3vs TEX16143L9.0932001000--7-63.971.37
1973-06-23Paul SplittorffL27W 8-7vs TEX1774-8.01143132000--10-32.911.16
1973-06-24Mark LittellR20W 10-6vs TEX33W5.1644042000--1-16.751.92
1973-06-24Steve BusbyR24W 7-4vs TEX1621W9.09441110000--4-74.981.55
1973-06-25Ken WrightR27L 2-5@ CAL618L4.0344085000--3-24.201.91
1973-06-26Dick DragoR28L 5-6@ CAL17144L8.0661113000--7-73.791.34
1973-06-27Paul SplittorffL27L 2-3@ OAK1875L8.1832154000--10-42.871.18
1973-06-28Steve BusbyR24L 2-3@ OAK1722L8.0633028000--4-84.851.51
1973-06-29Mark LittellR20L 0-3@ TEX44L5.0511021000--1-25.291.76
1973-06-30Dick DragoR28W 8-3@ TEX18145W9.01131017000--8-73.601.34
1973-06-30Ken WrightR27W 4-2@ TEX719W5.2411117000--4-23.881.78
1973-07-01Paul SplittorffL27L 3-8@ TEX1976L5.2876145000--10-53.121.22
1973-07-02Steve BusbyR24L 2-5vs MIN1823L3.1744011000--4-95.011.53
1973-07-03Mark LittellR20W 7-6vs MIN55-5.1755314000--1-25.871.65
1973-07-04Dick DragoR28W 5-4@ MIN19146W8.01444134000--9-73.651.38
1973-07-05Paul SplittorffL27W 12-10@ MIN2077W6.21266113000--11-53.351.25
1973-07-06Steve BusbyR24W 12-1vs DET1924W9.0711029000--5-94.701.49
1973-07-07Ken WrightR27W 5-2vs DET820W9.0421149000--5-23.341.69
1973-07-08Dick DragoR28L 0-3vs DET20147L7.21133042000--9-83.641.41
1973-07-09Paul SplittorffL27W 13-6@ MIL2178W6.0865001000--12-53.511.26
1973-07-10Steve BusbyR24W 5-3@ MIL2025W9.07330513000--6-94.571.48
1973-07-11Ken WrightR27L 1-8@ MIL921L2.2377152000--5-34.221.77
1973-07-12Dick DragoR28L 3-10@ NYA21148L3.1865111000--9-93.861.44
1973-07-13Gene GarberR26L 0-5@ NYA56L8.0855301000--8-64.051.30
1973-07-14Steve BusbyR24W 4-2@ NYA2126W8.0722041000--7-94.431.47
1973-07-15Ken WrightR27L 0-2@ NYA1022L7.0321074000--5-43.931.73
1973-07-16Dick DragoR28W 10-2@ DET22149W9.0722122000--10-93.751.42
1973-07-17Al FitzmorrisR27W 4-3@ DET128W6.0833210000--1-04.501.50
1973-07-18Steve BusbyR24L 4-14@ DET2227L3.2966232000--7-104.731.53
1973-07-20Dick DragoR28W 6-1vs MIL23150W7.1611055000--11-93.631.42
1973-07-21Ken WrightR27W 5-4vs MIL1123W7.1444156000--6-43.991.67
1973-07-22Steve BusbyR24W 7-5vs MIL2328-7.1954226000--7-104.721.52
1973-07-26Paul SplittorffL27W 1-0vs CHA2279W9.0300035000--13-53.321.23
1973-07-26Dick DragoR28L 4-7vs CHA24151L7.0765161000--11-103.741.43
1973-07-27Steve BusbyR24W 2-1vs CHA2429W10.0411025000--8-104.471.46
1973-07-28Ken WrightR27L 8-19vs CAL1224L0.2355022000--6-54.561.73
1973-07-29Al FitzmorrisR27W 7-0vs CAL229W9.0600030000--2-01.801.20
1973-07-29Dick DragoR28W 7-6vs CAL25152-6.0944122000--11-103.821.45
1973-07-31Paul SplittorffL27W 2-1@ CHA2380W8.0811015000--14-53.221.22
1973-08-01Steve BusbyR24W 4-2@ CHA2530W8.1522048000--9-104.361.44
1973-08-02Dick DragoR28W 3-1@ CHA26153W5.0611002000--12-103.761.44
1973-08-03Al FitzmorrisR27W 4-2@ MIN330W7.0722121000--3-02.051.23
1973-08-04Paul SplittorffL27W 6-4@ MIN2481-5.2831022000--14-53.161.24
1973-08-05Steve BusbyR24L 1-7@ MIN2631L1.2442121000--9-114.421.46
1973-08-07Dick DragoR28W 7-6vs BOS27154-3.2766010000--12-103.981.46
1973-08-08Paul SplittorffL27L 4-9vs BOS2582L4.0465054000--14-63.341.26
1973-08-09Steve BusbyR24W 3-2vs BOS2732W7.25221211000--10-114.341.44
1973-08-10Al FitzmorrisR27W 2-1vs BAL431W6.0411011000--4-01.931.14
1973-08-11Paul SplittorffL27W 9-4vs BAL2683W9.01044022000--15-63.371.26
1973-08-12Dick DragoR28L 6-10vs BAL28155L2.1544101000--12-114.111.46
1973-08-14Steve BusbyR24W 8-5vs CLE2833W6.0833033000--11-114.351.45
1973-08-15Al FitzmorrisR27W 5-1vs CLE532W9.0711010000--5-01.701.08
1973-08-16Paul SplittorffL27L 4-10vs CLE2784L3.1666110000--15-73.591.28
1973-08-17Dick DragoR28L 4-6@ BOS29156L3.1521020000--12-124.091.47
1973-08-18Paul SplittorffL27L 5-8@ BOS2885L3.2552020000--15-83.611.29
1973-08-19Al FitzmorrisR27L 3-4@ BOS633L5.0532051000--5-11.931.19
1973-08-20Steve BusbyR24W 6-2vs NYA2934W8.1822034000--12-114.231.44
1973-08-21Dick DragoR28W 5-4vs NYA30157-0.2333010000--12-124.211.49
1973-08-22Paul SplittorffL27W 8-7vs NYA2986-2.2755111000--15-83.781.31
1973-08-24Al FitzmorrisR27L 0-6@ BAL734L3.0633041000--5-22.401.33
1973-08-25Steve BusbyR24L 1-7@ BAL3035L5.1866045000--12-124.411.47
1973-08-26Paul SplittorffL27L 1-10@ BAL3087L6.213109232000--15-94.051.35
1973-08-28Dick DragoR28L 3-4@ CLE31158L5.2542054000--12-134.151.49
1973-08-29Steve BusbyR24W 3-2@ CLE3136W6.0511022000--13-124.321.46
1973-08-31Paul SplittorffL27L 7-10vs OAK3188-6.1766113000--15-94.171.34
1973-09-01Al FitzmorrisR27W 10-9vs OAK835-2.1522012000--5-22.681.40
1973-09-02Steve BusbyR24W 6-5vs OAK3237W7.1855144000--14-124.391.47
1973-09-03Dick DragoR28L 5-11vs MIN32159-1.0322030000--12-134.221.51
1973-09-04Paul SplittorffL27L 0-6vs MIN3289L2.2744002000--15-104.301.36
1973-09-08Al FitzmorrisR27L 6-9vs CAL936-4.1744015000--5-23.001.37
1973-09-08Paul SplittorffL27L 3-4vs CAL3390L5.21044031000--15-114.341.38
1973-09-09Dick DragoR28W 9-5vs CAL33160-0.2222130000--12-134.281.53
1973-09-09Mark LittellR21W 6-3vs CAL66-4.2532063000--1-25.701.83
1973-09-10Steve BusbyR24L 0-13@ OAK3338L4.11096023000--14-134.541.49
1973-09-11Gene GarberR26L 1-3@ OAK67L7.1432044000--9-84.401.35
1973-09-12Paul SplittorffL27W 5-0@ OAK3491W7.0800012000--16-114.211.38
1973-09-13Al FitzmorrisR27W 5-4@ CAL1037W7.0733012000--7-22.861.30
1973-09-14Steve BusbyR24L 2-3@ CAL3439L7.1732033000--14-144.481.49
1973-09-15Gene GarberR26L 1-3@ CAL78L8.01032025000--9-94.281.36
1973-09-16Paul SplittorffL27W 4-0@ CAL3592W9.05000210000--17-114.051.36
1973-09-17Steve BusbyR24L 3-8vs MIN3540L6.1744034000--14-154.521.49
1973-09-18Al FitzmorrisR27W 4-3vs MIN1138W7.0633125000--8-22.961.29
1973-09-19Gene GarberR26L 3-4vs CHA89-6.2933052000--9-94.261.39
1973-09-20Paul SplittorffL27W 10-3vs CHA3693W8.0933032000--18-114.031.36
1973-09-21Wayne SimpsonR25L 5-6vs CHA1079-0.2422000000--3-45.701.68
1973-09-22Al FitzmorrisR28W 5-3vs TEX1239-7.1711022000--8-22.811.29
1973-09-23Paul SplittorffL27W 7-4vs TEX3794W6.0643221000--19-114.041.36
1973-09-25Steve BusbyR24W 6-2@ CHA3641W9.01021036000--15-154.381.49
1973-09-26Paul SplittorffL27W 6-2@ CHA3895W6.0721023000--20-113.981.36
1973-09-27Al FitzmorrisR28L 2-3@ CHA1340L9.0933114000--8-32.831.27
1973-09-28Mark LittellR21L 4-5@ TEX77L8.0955131000--1-35.681.76
1973-09-29Steve BusbyR24W 7-1@ TEX3742W8.0500039000--16-154.241.47
1973-09-30Steve MingoriL30L 0-3@ TEX11L7.0833217000--3-33.571.50
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