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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:  -

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
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Monty Montgomery1972-04-221972L  3-2 @ CHA301000200010000510201st career hit, 1st career RBI
Ron Hansen1972-05-021972W  6-3 @ DET401000100010000137110041065009500th career RBI
John Mayberry1972-05-191972W  16-1 vs KCA43200230011000013080154012 home runs
Amos Otis1972-05-191972W  16-1 vs KCA62420150001000039939627152895 RBis, 4 hits
Lou Piniella1972-06-031972W  10-4 vs KCA52400020000000045548130229134 hits
John Mayberry1972-06-151972W  13-9 @ BOS52320160000000015296165216 RBis
Freddie Patek1972-06-201972L  4-2 @ NYA50420000000000047241014117944 hits
Lou Piniella1972-06-241972L  4-1 vs KCA4000000000000034725003023213Grounded into 3 Double Plays
John Mayberry1972-06-271972W  6-4 vs KCA424101200000000162112206614 hits
Bobby Floyd1972-06-291972W  5-3 @ MIN3020001100001001085201611st career stolen base
Cookie Rojas1972-07-021972L  7-5 vs KCA5133002000000001216112538374393 Doubles
Freddie Patek1972-07-051972W  8-2 vs KCA52210011001000048642114118100100th career stolen base
Amos Otis1972-07-091972W  6-4 @ CLE52410140100000044445331171984 hits
Dick Drago1972-07-111972L  2-1 @ BAL4000000000400001281901104 strikeouts
Jerry May1972-07-121972W  11-4 @ BAL010000000100000500337151251500th career game
Amos Otis1972-07-121972W  11-4 @ BAL52210001002000044845832173100100th career stolen base
Cookie Rojas1972-07-121972W  11-4 @ BAL5110015000000001227113639383395 RBis
Freddie Patek1972-07-181972W  11-8 vs KCA50000000000000050043514119103500th career game
Lou Piniella1972-07-181972W  6-5 vs KCA50420020000000049652833248134 hits
Lou Piniella1972-07-211972L  7-6 vs KCA5110000000200005005323425213500th career game
Norm Angelini1972-07-221972W  8-5 vs KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Freddie Patek1972-07-301972L  4-3 @ CAL414100200100000510442141211034 hits
Amos Otis1972-08-301972W  6-2 @ MIL512101500010000486499371931115 RBis
Jim Wohlford1972-09-011972L  1-0 @ BOS000000000000000100001st career game
Jim Wohlford1972-09-041972W  4-3 @ TEX411000000100000210001st career hit
Steve Busby1972-09-081972W  3-2 vs KCA300000000000000100001st career game
Steve Busby1972-09-131972W  6-4 vs KCA200000100000000200101st career RBI
Amos Otis1972-09-151972L  4-3 @ MIN40000000001000050051437195112500th career game
Steve Busby1972-09-201972W  9-2 @ CAL403100300010000330401st career hit
John Mayberry1972-09-271972W  4-2 @ CHA4240112000000002452023612314 hits


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