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1972 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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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 Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
9Lou PiniellaOF2857465179
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4
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11
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72723459894425.312.356.441797.129.197.3311.7452.2253624
26Amos OtisOF2554075158
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28
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2
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11
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542812505933666.293.352.413765.120.243.3091.1849.1223605
37Freddie PatekSS2751859110
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25
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4
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032337476434639.212.280.276556.064.205.2411.36--143577
7John Mayberry1B2350365150
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24
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3
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25
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1000278743131312.298.394.507901.209.360.3070.9520.1255588
1Cookie Rojas2B3348749127
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25
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03
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53284135155717.261.315.331646.070.142.2720.85162.3161541
5Richie ScheinblumOF2945060135
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21
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4
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8
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66015840433319.300.383.418801.118.244.3140.6956.3188518
10Paul Schaal3B294354799
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3
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6
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41136159212314.228.323.326649.099.234.2490.9772.5142503
8Ed KirkpatrickC2736443100
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15
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1
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9
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4335515039144.275.365.396761.121.255.2940.9840.4144423
30Steve HovleyOF271962453
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1
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2433242912412.270.351.352703.082.204.3031.2165.369226
15Bobby Floyd3B-SS28134924
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0051052900104.179.209.201410.022.067.2295.80--27140
12Jerry MayC281161022
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5
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1
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400141302104.190.277.276553.086.207.2060.93116.032131
14Carl TaylorC281131730
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2
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01141171611223.265.361.301662.035.212.3030.94--34135
19Bobby Knoop2B3397823
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0070091601015.237.299.289588.052.144.2801.78--28107
18Gail Hopkins1B2971115
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005007401002.211.282.239521.028.127.2240.57--1778
34Paul SplittorffP2571916
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03004810702.225.276.254530.028.085.2542.00--1883
41Dick DragoP276844
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00050083610700.059.169.059228.000.118.1254.50--484
16Joe KeoughOF2664814
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005208721100.219.324.250574.031.188.2460.88--1675
33Bob OliverOF2963717
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61021200002.270.292.381673.111.159.3206.0063.02465
35Roger NelsonP285425
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00000031900400.093.140.093233.000.056.1436.33--561
43Bruce DalcantonP304134
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0000011400501.098.119.122241.024.049.14814.00--547
32Mike HedlundP253216
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00000001700300.188.188.188376.000.000.400----635
2Ron HansenSS-3B343024
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0002003601001.133.212.133345.000.100.1672.00--433
6Jim Wohlford2B212536
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000002610000.240.321.280601.040.120.3163.00--728
23Al FitzmorrisP262314
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0000004300001.174.296.174470.000.174.2000.75--427
25Jim RookerP292012
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0002000500011.100.095.100195.000.000.125----221
20Monty MontgomeryP251723
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0030011000300.176.222.235457.059.118.42910.00--421
40Steve BusbyP221503
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004000300000.200.200.267467.067.067.250----415
29Tom MurphyP2613300000001300500.000.071.00071.000.077.0003.00--019
22Tom BurgmeierP281224
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0000000400000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----412
36Ted AbernathyP396000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
17Dennis PaepkeC276000000001201000.000.143.000143.000.167.0002.00--07
25Mike JacksonP265000000000400100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
39Norm AngeliniP242000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
28Ken WrightP252000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
Batting Totals1975516758013172202678547854453471134577238134.255.323.353676.098.209.2811.3366.218235811
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
41Dick Drago2712173.01343311210239230888022511355061.188.660.831.925.082.65
34Paul Splittorff2512123.13353312200216189817511671406041.197.880.462.795.832.09
35Roger Nelson281162.08341910693173120414013311204010.876.240.681.616.243.87
43Bruce Dalcanton30663.41351610821321355450729755211.249.200.481.985.112.59
32Mike Hedlund25574.782916104011311967601041522141.429.480.803.274.141.27
23Al Fitzmorris26253.74382001131019946421028516011.268.820.892.504.541.82
25Jim Rooker29564.381810423072783735324443011.429.750.383.005.501.83
29Tom Murphy26443.09189112170772624316340001.339.900.392.064.372.13
36Ted Abernathy39341.714500025558441511219280031.096.830.312.954.341.47
20Monty Montgomery25333.0598111056552119217240001.298.840.322.733.861.41
22Tom Burgmeier28624.255100030955673226033180011.8210.960.005.402.950.55
40Steve Busby22311.5855300040289718310000.906.300.231.806.983.88
25Mike Jackson26126.3073000019241414014151001.9010.800.006.306.751.07
28Ken Wright25125.001700011418151010015183011.677.500.007.509.001.20
39Norm Angelini24212.252100052161344112162011.567.310.566.759.001.33
Pitching Totals76783.243961544414110291381129354549785405801373241.238.430.552.645.221.98


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