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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: Season in progress

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
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGPAOutsRCRC/GbabipSAISObb/kHR%SglXBHXBH%BB%SO%G/FP/PaPitStrBalSwg
9Lou Piniellaof728UDFA: 1962MLB151624430945.9.331-.244.1290.581.81314826.85.49.50.950.00000
26Amos Otisof14251965-5-95MLB143605412895.8.309-.170.1200.851.81174125.98.39.80.940.00000
37Freddie Patekss46271965-22-421MLB136577433452.8.241-.071.0640.730.0812926.48.111.10.990.00000
7John Mayberry1b5231967-1-6MLB1495883711077.8.307-.147.2091.054.3985234.713.312.60.760.00000
1Cookie Rojas2b4133UDFA: 1956MLB137541397533.6.272-.189.0701.170.6992822.07.66.51.010.00000
5Richie Scheinblumof2529UDFA: 1964MLB134518341786.2.314-.173.1181.451.51023324.411.27.71.150.00000
10Paul Schaal3b6329UDFA: 1962MLB127503358493.7.249-.092.0981.031.2712828.312.111.70.990.00000
8Ed Kirkpatrickof-c8127UDFA: 1962MLB113423278585.7.294-.140.1211.022.1752525.012.111.80.870.00000
30Steve Hovleyof-271966-35-665MLB105226153264.6.303-.148.0820.831.344917.010.612.81.710.00000
15Bobby Floydss-2b-28UDFA: 1981MLB6114011510.2.229-.134.0220.170.021312.53.620.71.240.00000
12Jerry Mayc-28UDFA: 1961MLB531319992.4.206-.069.0861.080.815731.810.79.90.870.00000
14Carl Taylorc-of-28UDFA: 1962MLB6313591144.2.303-.088.0361.060.027310.012.611.91.660.00000
19Bobby Knoop2b-33-MLB441078072.5.280-.144.0520.560.018521.78.415.01.610.00000
18Gail Hopkins1b-29UDFA: 1965MLB53785852.3.224-.113.0281.750.013213.39.05.11.520.00000
34Paul Splittorffp-251968-25-574MLB35836452.0.254-.169.0290.500.01516.24.89.61.750.00000
41Dick Dragop-27UDFA: 1965MLB358471-5-2.0.125.059.0000.220.0400.09.542.91.400.00000
16Joe Keoughof-261965-2-21MLB56755173.5.246-.063.0311.140.012214.310.79.31.000.00000
33Bob Oliver1b-of17291965-49-760MLB16654873.8.320-.222.1110.171.513423.53.118.51.270.00000
35Roger Nelsonp-281968-6-130MLB346153-3-1.6.143-.037.0000.160.0500.04.931.12.890.00000
43Bruce Dalcantonp-30UDFA: 1966MLB354743-2-1.5.148-.073.0240.070.03125.02.129.81.380.00000
32Mike Hedlundp-25UDFA: 1964MLB293529-1-1.0.400-.188.0000.000.0600.00.048.61.170.00000
2Ron Hansenss-34-MLB163327-1-0.5.167-.033.0000.500.0400.09.118.20.910.00000
6Jim Wohlfordof-211970-3-61MLB15281923.3.316-.160.0400.330.05116.77.121.40.630.00000
23Al Fitzmorrisp-26UDFA: 1965MLB39272011.3.200.000.0001.330.0400.014.811.11.430.00000
25Jim Rookerp-29UDFA: 1962MLB182120-2-2.1.125-.100.0000.000.0200.00.023.80.560.00000
20Monty Montgomeryp-251968-9-201MLB9211700.1.429-.118.0590.100.02133.34.847.60.600.00000
40Steve Busbyp-221971-2-39MLB5151211.4.250-.200.0670.000.02133.30.020.00.290.00000
29Tom Murphyp-261967-1-6MLB211918-1-1.7.000.077.0000.330.0000.05.315.81.500.00000
22Tom Burgmeierp-28UDFA: 1963MLB5112813.4.500-.333.0000.000.0400.00.033.33.000.00000
17Dennis Paepkec-of-27-MLB276-1-2.7.000.167.0000.500.0000.014.328.63.000.00000
36Ted Abernathyp-39UDFA: 1952MLB4566--.000.000.0000.000.0000.00.050.0--0.00000
25Mike Jacksonp-26UDFA: 1964MLB766--.000.000.0000.000.0000.00.066.71.000.00000
39Norm Angelinip-241967-8-134MLB2122--.000.000.000--0.0000.00.00.00.000.00000
28Ken Wrightp-25UDFA: 1964MLB1722--.000.000.0000.000.0000.00.0100.0--0.00000
Totals: (34 players)--584541386374.2.281-.144.0000.751.399332424.69.112.21.04--0000
FIELDING STATISTICS


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