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1972 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-78 .494
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 580-545 + 35
Roster Continuity 87.40% 2/24
Manager(s): Bob Lemon
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 707,656 19/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • Complete listing of games for the 1972 Kansas City Royals. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1972 Kansas City Royals Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1KCAvs CHAW2-11-0145Yes--211  
    2KCAvs CHAW2-13-0135Yes--853
    3KCAvs CHAW4-33-0135Yes--853  
    4KCA@ OAKL2-33-1124Yes--1082
    5KCA@ OAKL0-43-32715No1.51115-4  
    6KCA@ OAKL1-33-32715No1.51115-4
    7KCA@ CHAL2-33-55917No2.51319-6
    8KCA@ CHAL0-13-55917No2.51319-6  
    9KCA@ CHAL2-33-651119No2.51522-7
    10KCAvs BALW3-04-65916No2.51822-4  
    11KCAvs BALW5-35-65714No22325-2  
    12KCAvs CLEW4-06-65712No227252  
    13KCAvs CLEL1-36-75712No328280  
    14KCAvs CLEL3-56-85814No3.53133-2
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    15KCA@ DETW6-37-85813No337361  
    16KCA@ DETL1-67-95813No43842-4  
    17KCA@ BALL2-37-105816No54045-5
    18KCA@ BALW9-18-105815No549463  
    19KCA@ BALL4-58-115818No653512
    20KCA@ CLEL1-28-125818No6.554531
    21KCA@ CLEL2-78-136919No7.55660-4  
    22KCAvs DETL1-38-1451121No85763-6  
    23KCAvs DETW8-49-1561021No8.56770-3
    24KCAvs DETL2-39-1561021No8.56770-3
    25KCAvs TEXW5-410-155918No7.57274-2  
    26KCAvs TEXW5-011-154817No6.577743  
    27KCAvs TEXL3-411-165918No7.580782  
    28KCAvs OAKW16-112-165817No6.5967917  
    29KCAvs OAKL5-812-175817No6.51018714  
    30KCAvs OAKL2-512-185918No71039211
    31KCAvs MINL0-112-195919No91039310
    32KCA@ CALW5-213-195918No8.51089513
    33KCA@ CALL5-1013-2051020No8.51131058
    34KCA@ CALL2-413-2161121No91151096  
    35KCA@ CALL2-413-2261122No101171134
    36KCA@ MINL2-313-2361223No111191163
    37KCA@ MINL2-313-2461223No121211192
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    38KCA@ MINW5-314-2461223No11.51261224  
    39KCAvs BOSW9-115-2461220No10.513512312  
    40KCAvs BOSW10-416-2451119No10.514512718
    41KCAvs BOSL0-417-2561119No11.515213616  
    42KCAvs BOSW7-517-2561119No11.515213616
    43KCAvs MILW4-218-2561019No1215613818
    44KCAvs MILW5-419-255918No1216114219  
    45KCAvs MILL3-419-2661019No12.516414618
    46KCAvs NYAW1-020-265916No12.516514619  
    47KCAvs NYAL4-820-275918No13.516915415  
    48KCAvs NYAW1-021-275916No12.517015416  
    49KCA@ BOSW4-222-275815No1117415618
    50KCA@ BOSL3-1122-285916No1117716710  
    51KCA@ BOSW13-923-285815No10.519017614
    52KCA@ MILW3-224-285815No10.519317815
    53KCA@ MILW6-325-284613No10.519918118  
    54KCA@ MILL0-325-294613No11.519918415  
    55KCA@ NYAL2-425-304714No1320118813
    56KCAvs MINW5-026-305815No11.520618818  
    57KCAvs MINL1-426-315816No11.520719215  
    58KCAvs MINL3-527-325715No12.521820018
    59KCAvs MINW8-327-325715No12.521820018
    60KCAvs CHAW4-128-324614No12.522220121  
    61KCAvs CHAW6-429-324613No12.522820523
    62KCA@ MINW12-431-324613No1124521233
    63KCA@ MINW5-331-324613No1124521233  
    64KCA@ MINL0-231-334613No1124521431  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    65KCAvs TEXW3-232-334613No1024821632  
    66KCAvs TEXL5-733-344613No10.526122635
    67KCAvs TEXW8-333-344613No10.526122635  
    68KCAvs TEXL1-233-354613No11.526222834
    69KCAvs DETW1-034-354613No11.526322835  
    70KCAvs DETW8-235-354613No10.527123041  
    71KCAvs DETL0-735-364613No10.527123734  
    72KCA@ CLEW6-336-364713No9.527724037  
    73KCA@ CLEL1-236-374613No10.527824236  
    74KCA@ CLEW6-438-374613No1029225141
    75KCA@ CLEW8-538-374613No1029225141
    76KCA@ BALW3-239-374613No929525342  
    77KCA@ BALL1-239-384613No929625541  
    78KCA@ BALW11-440-384613No830725948
    79KCA@ DETL4-640-394613No8.531126546  
    80KCA@ DETW1-041-394613No931226547
    81KCA@ DETL3-541-404613No1031527045
    82KCA@ DETL0-241-414613No1131527243  
    83KCAvs CLEW6-543-414613No1033228547
    84KCAvs CLEW11-843-414613No1033228547
    85KCAvs CLEL1-643-424714No1133329142  
    86KCAvs BALL5-843-434714No10.533829939
    87KCAvs BALL6-743-444815No10.534430638
    88KCAvs BALW8-544-444714No1035231141
    89KCAvs BALL4-844-454714No1135631937
    90KCA@ CHAW3-045-464815No11.536232636  
    91KCA@ CHAL3-745-464815No11.536232636
    92KCA@ CHAL0-545-474815No11.536233131  
    93KCA@ CHAL3-445-484815No12.536533530  
    94KCA@ CALL3-445-494816No1236833929  
    95KCA@ CALW1-046-494816No1236933930  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    96KCA@ OAKL0-446-504815No1336934326  
    97KCA@ OAKL0-546-514815No1436934821  
    98KCAvs CALL5-646-524815No1437435420  
    99KCAvs CALW2-147-524815No1337635521  
    100KCAvs CALL3-447-544815No1438136219
    101KCAvs CALL2-347-544815No1438136219  
    102KCAvs OAKW4-248-544815No1338536421  
    103KCAvs OAKW4-349-544815No1238936722  
    104KCAvs OAKW5-250-544815No1139436925
    105KCA@ TEXW2-051-544815No10.539636927  
    106KCA@ TEXL0-351-554815No10.539637224  
    107KCA@ TEXL4-1351-564815No11.540038515
    108KCAvs NYAW3-052-564815No11.540338518
    109KCAvs NYAW7-653-564814No1141039119  
    110KCAvs NYAW3-254-564814No1141339320  
    111KCAvs MILL2-754-574814No1241540015
    112KCAvs MILW2-155-574814No1141740116
    113KCAvs MILL1-255-584814No1141840315
    114KCAvs BOSL7-1055-594815No12.542541312
    115KCAvs BOSW3-056-594814No1242841315  
    116KCA@ NYAL1-457-604915No1243441816  
    117KCA@ NYAW5-157-604915No1243441816
    118KCA@ NYAW6-358-604814No11.544042119
    119KCA@ NYAL6-758-624815No1245443717  
    120KCA@ NYAL8-958-624815No1245443717  
    121KCA@ MILW6-459-624815No1246044119  
    122KCA@ MILW6-260-624814No1246644323  
    123KCA@ MILL3-760-634814No12.546945019  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    124KCA@ BOSL0-160-644815No13.546945118  
    125KCA@ BOSL3-560-654815No13.547245616
    126KCA@ TEXW4-361-654814No13.547645917
    127KCA@ TEXW7-262-654814No1348346122  
    128KCAvs CALL1-362-664814No1448446420  
    129KCAvs CALW6-063-664814No1349046426  
    130KCAvs MINW3-265-664814No12.549846632  
    131KCAvs MINW5-065-664814No12.549846632  
    132KCAvs MINL2-365-674814No12.550046931  
    133KCAvs MINW3-166-674814No12.550347033  
    134KCAvs CHAL1-266-684814No1250447232
    135KCAvs CHAL0-666-694814No1350447826
    136KCAvs CHAW6-467-694814No1351048228  
    137KCA@ MINL3-467-704814No1451348627
    138KCA@ MINL1-1167-714814No1551449717  
    139KCA@ MINW10-668-714814No1552450321
    140KCA@ CALW7-269-714814No1453150526
    141KCA@ CALW9-270-714814No1454050733  
    142KCA@ CALL2-470-724814No14.554251131  
    143KCA@ OAKW5-371-724814No13.554751433  
    144KCA@ OAKL1-271-734814No14.554851632  
    145KCA@ OAKL1-272-744814No14.555352033  
    146KCA@ OAKW4-272-744814No14.555352033
    147KCA@ CHAW2-173-744814No1455552134  
    148KCA@ CHAW4-274-744814No14.555952336  
    149KCA@ BOSL1-374-754814No15.556052634  
    150KCAvs OAKW9-275-754814No14.556952841  
    151KCAvs OAKL5-1075-764814No15.557453836
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    152KCAvs OAKL2-475-774814No16.557654234
    153KCAvs TEXL0-375-784814No16.557654531
    154KCAvs TEXW4-076-784814No16.558054535  


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