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1972 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-78 .494
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 580-545 + 35
Manager(s): Bob Lemon
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 707,656 19/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jamie Quirk (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

John Mayberry (#6)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9362.600--
8767.5655.5
7777.50015.5
7678.49416.5
7580.48418.0
54100.35138.5
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Monty MontgomeryKCACHAL 2-3 @CHA301000200010000051st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Ron HansenKCADETW 6-3 @DET40100010001000001371500th career RBI
    John MayberryKCAOAKW 16-1 vs OAK43200230011000001302 home runs
    Amos OtisKCAOAKW 16-1 vs OAK62420150001000003995 RBIs, 4 hits
    Lou PiniellaKCABOSW 10-4 vs BOS52400020000000004554 hits
    John MayberryKCABOSW 13-9 @BOS52320160000000001526 RBIs
    Freddie PatekKCANYAL 2-4 @NYA50420000000000004724 hits
    Lou PiniellaKCAMINL 1-4 vs MIN4000000000000003472Grounded into 3 Double Plays
    John MayberryKCACHAW 6-4 vs CHA42410120000000001624 hits
    Bobby FloydKCAMINW 5-3 @MIN30200011000001001081st career stolen base
    Cookie RojasKCATEXL 5-7 vs TEX513300200000000012163 Doubles
    Freddie PatekKCADETW 8-2 vs DET5221001100100000486100th career stolen base
    Amos OtisKCACLEW 6-4 @CLE52410140100000004444 hits
    Dick DragoKCABALL 1-2 @BAL40000000004000001284 strikeouts
    Jerry MayKCABALW 11-4 @BAL0100000001000000500500th career game
    Amos OtisKCABALW 11-4 @BAL5221000100200000448100th career stolen base
    Cookie RojasKCABALW 11-4 @BAL511001500000000012275 RBIs
    Lou PiniellaKCACLEW 6-5 vs CLE50420020000000004964 hits
    Freddie PatekKCACLEW 11-8 vs CLE5000000000000000500500th career game
    Lou PiniellaKCABALL 6-7 vs BAL5110000000200000500500th career game
    Norm AngeliniKCABALW 8-5 vs BAL000000000000000011st career game
    Freddie PatekKCACALL 3-4 @CAL41410020010000005104 hits
    Amos OtisKCAMILW 6-2 @MIL51210150001000004865 RBIs
    Jim WohlfordKCABOSL 0-1 @BOS000000000000000011st career game
    Jim WohlfordKCATEXW 4-3 @TEX411000000100000021st career hit
    Steve BusbyKCAMINW 3-2 vs MIN300000000000000011st career game
    Steve BusbyKCACHAW 6-4 vs CHA200000100000000021st career RBI
    Amos OtisKCAMINL 3-4 @MIN4000000000100000500500th career game
    Steve BusbyKCACALW 9-2 @CAL403100300010000031st career hit
    John MayberryKCACHAW 4-2 @CHA42401120000000002454 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Tom BurgmeierKCACHAL 2-3 @CHA 0.20000000002000--20021-18200th career game
    Dick DragoKCABALW 3-0 vs BALWSHO920002400029000--11438-40Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Paul SplittorffKCACLEW 4-0 vs CLEWSHO950002310033000--2710-11Complete game/Shutout
    Jim RookerKCATEXW 5-0 vs TEXWSHO940001400030000--9218-38Complete game/Shutout
    Dick DragoKCAMINL 0-1 vs MINLCG12611011300043000--11939-4213 Strikeouts
    Jim RookerKCANYAW 1-0 vs NYAWSHO940003500032000--10019-40Complete game/Shutout
    Dick DragoKCANYAW 1-0 vs NYAWSHO950002400033000--12341-43Complete game/Shutout
    Paul SplittorffKCAMINW 5-0 vs MINWSHO970002900034000--3914-14Complete game/Shutout
    Roger NelsonKCADETW 1-0 vs DETWSHO940001400032000--8613-22Complete game/Shutout
    Paul SplittorffKCADETW 8-2 vs DETWCG932204700034000--4216-143-hitter
    Norm AngeliniKCABALW 8-5 vs BALW 1.11111110005000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Norm AngeliniKCANYAW 3-0 vs NYASv 0.20000011002000--81-01st career save
    Roger NelsonKCABOSW 3-0 vs BOSWSHO910001900029000--9718-24Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Paul SplittorffKCATEXW 7-2 @TEXW 9922011010036000--5519-2010 Strikeouts
    Monty MontgomeryKCACALW 6-0 vs CALWSHO940005600034000--84-1Complete game/Shutout
    Tom MurphyKCAMINW 5-0 vs MINWSHO960002400033000--14641-54Complete game/Shutout
    Steve BusbyKCAMINW 3-2 vs MINWCG952202700034000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Paul SplittorffKCACHAL 1-2 vs CHALCG932212400029000--5619-213-hitter
    Paul SplittorffKCAMINW 10-6 @MIN 22000150009000--5719-21Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Tom MurphyKCACALW 7-2 @CALSv 10000010014000--14941-541st career save
    Steve BusbyKCACHAW 2-1 @CHAW 9511111000033000--43-010 Strikeouts
    Roger NelsonKCATEXW 4-0 vs TEXWSHO920003600031000--10422-26Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter


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