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Kansas City Royals

1972 Kansas City Royals Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 76-78
Finished 4th in the AL's West Division

Manager: Bob Lemon (76-78)

1972 Kansas City Royals Roster
1972 Kansas City Royals Game-by-Game Results

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the season with a record of 76 wins and 78 losses, finishing fourth in the AL's West Division. Bob Lemon served as manager.


Pitching:

PlayerWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
Dick Drago1217.4143.01343311120239.1230888022514135605974
Paul Splittorff1212.5003.13353301220216.0189817511672140406876
Roger Nelson116.6472.08341991062173.1120414013311120104652
Tom Burgmeier62.7504.235103000955.1673226033618100260
Bruce Dal Canton66.5003.4035168102132.11355450729675125551
Mike Hedlund57.4174.7829164100113.011967601041152412488
Jim Rooker56.4554.381810342072.0783735324044103310
Tom Murphy44.5003.07189211170.1772624316034600292
Ted Abernathy34.4291.704502500558.1441511219328300239
Steve Busby31.7501.5855030040.0289718031000153
Monty Montgomery33.5003.0498111056.1552119217224000230
Norm Angelini21.6672.25210500216.0134411211610270
Al Fitzmorris25.2863.7438211003101.09946421028551106427
Mike Jackson12.3336.4173000019.224141401411500192
Ken Wright12.3334.911701100418.115101001511810384
Totals7678.4943.243961541104414281381.112935454978540533801303375698

Batting:

PlayerGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
Lou Piniella151624574651793341172723459.312.357.441.797253258449
Amos Otis14360554075158282115428125059.293.352.413.76522363663
John Mayberry1495885036515024325100027874.298.394.507.9012551231313
Richie Scheinblum13451845060135214866015840.300.383.418.800188194333
Cookie Rojas13754148749127250353284135.261.315.331.646161171575
Freddie Patek136577518591102540323374764.212.280.276.55614393634
Ed Kirkpatrick11342336443100151943355150.275.365.396.76114443149
Paul Schaal1275034354799193641136159.228.323.326.650142142231
Steve Hovley105226196245351324332429.270.351.352.7036921412
Carl Taylor63135113173021011411716.266.361.301.6623431221
Bobby Floyd61140134924300510529.179.209.202.4102740100
Bobby Knoop4410797823500700916.237.299.289.5882850011
Jerry May5313111610225114001413.190.277.276.5533240102
Bob Oliver166563717211610212.270.292.381.6732420000
Paul Splittorff35837191601030048.225.276.254.5301821700
Gail Hopkins53787111520050074.211.282.239.5221720001
Joe Keough56756481420052087.219.324.250.5741602101
Jim Wohlford1528253610000026.240.321.280.601701000
Mike Hedlund29353216000000017.188.188.188.375600300
Roger Nelson34615425000000319.093.140.093.233500400
Ron Hansen1633302400020036.133.212.133.345410001
Al Fitzmorris3927231400000043.174.296.174.470410000
Dick Drago35846844000500836.059.169.059.228401700
Bruce Dal Canton35474134100000114.098.119.122.241510500
Tom Burgmeier5112122400000004.333.333.333.667400000
Monty Montgomery9211723100300110.177.222.235.458400300
Steve Busby515150310040003.200.200.267.467400000
Jim Rooker1821201200020005.100.095.100.195210010
Ted Abernathy45660000000003.000.000.000.000000000
Dennis Paepke2760000000012.000.143.000.143000001
Tom Murphy2119133000000013.000.071.000.071000500
Norm Angelini21220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Mike Jackson7650000000004.000.000.000.000000100
Ken Wright17220000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Totals197558455167580131722026785478544534711.255.327.353.679182313434723857

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
PlayerPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
Lou PiniellaOF1501501287.0275872.9761.981.89
John Mayberry1B1461381249.01338827141.9951.239.73
Amos OtisOF1371371190.0351633.9922.702.61
Freddie PatekSS1361331182.023051022113.9715.635.44
Cookie Rojas2B1311271100.0265360982.9865.114.77
Paul Schaal3B1231221078.0772451816.9472.692.62
Richie ScheinblumOF1191181005.0215682.9651.981.86
Ed KirkpatrickC108104915.05904965.9916.295.921105429.349
Steve HovleyOF6834404.0103620.9822.431.60
Jerry MayC4132294.01751341.9795.764.5920199.321
Dick DragoP3433239.042825.9411.21.94
Bobby Knoop2B3322228.06180424.9725.574.27
Paul SplittorffP3533216.0651051.0002.381.63
Bobby Floyd3B3022212.0243423.9672.461.93
Roger NelsonP3419173.083311.9762.131.21
Bobby FloydSS2918167.03049312.9634.262.72
Carl TaylorC2117155.0101622.9826.215.1040103.231
Bob OliverOF1616143.045110.9792.902.88
Bruce Dal CantonP3516132.051411.9501.30.54
Mike HedlundP2916113.01219031.0002.471.07
Al FitzmorrisP382101.0722031.0002.58.76
Joe KeoughOF16692.0121011.0001.27.81
Gail Hopkins1B131186.097217.9901.367.62
Jim RookerP181072.0316011.0002.381.06
Tom MurphyP18970.031511.9472.311.00
Ted AbernathyP45058.061232.8572.79.40
Monty MontgomeryP9856.037021.0001.611.11
Tom BurgmeierP51055.061310.9503.11.37
Jim Wohlford2B8549.071211.9503.492.38
Carl Taylor1B6544.050213.9811.648.67
Steve BusbyP5540.01410.8331.131.00
Cookie Rojas3B6537.007011.0001.701.17
Ron Hansen3B4431.0115021.0004.654.00
Ron HansenSS6327.041311.9445.672.83
Carl TaylorOF7123.050001.0001.96.71
Mike JacksonP7320.01711.8893.601.14
Dennis PaepkeC2118.014230.8428.008.000031.250
Ken WrightP17018.012001.0001.50.18
Norm AngeliniP21016.021001.0001.69.14
Carl Taylor3B5115.014001.0003.001.00
Bobby Knoop3B407.00000.000.00.00
Cookie RojasSS204.001001.0002.25.50
Bobby Floyd2B203.001001.0003.00.50
Ed Kirkpatrick1B102.00000.000.00.00
Ron Hansen2B101.00000.000.00.00
Gail Hopkins3B101.010001.0009.001.00
Paul SchaalSS101.00000.000.00.00
1769138612429.041401759116447.9814.273.331708642.328