Adverts

Open Access Articles- Top Results for 1972 Kansas City Royals season

1972 Kansas City Royals season

1972 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Kansas City, Missouri (since 1969)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
    Manager(s) Bob Lemon
    Local television KBMA
    Local radio KMBZ
    (Buddy Blattner, Denny Matthews)
    [[1971 Kansas City Royals season#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect. < Previous season]]     [[1973 Kansas City Royals season#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Next season  >]]

    The 1972 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing fourth in the American League West with a record of 76 wins and 78 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    AL West W L GB Pct.
    Oakland Athletics 93 62 -- .600
    Chicago White Sox 87 67 5.5 .565
    Minnesota Twins 77 77 15.5 .500
    Kansas City Royals 76 78 16.5 .494
    California Angels 75 80 18 .484
    Texas Rangers 54 100 38.5 .351

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1972 Kansas City Royals
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    1B Mayberry, JohnJohn Mayberry 149 503 150 .298 25 100
    LF Piniella, LouLou Piniella 151 574 179 .312 11 72

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Hovley, SteveSteve Hovley 105 196 53 .270 3 24
    Taylor, CarlCarl Taylor 63 113 30 .265 0 11
    Hansen, RonRon Hansen 16 30 4 .133 0 2

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Montgomery, MontyMonty Montgomery 9 56.1 3 3 3.04 24
    Busby, SteveSteve Busby 5 40 3 1 1.58 31

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Nelson, RogerRoger Nelson 34 173.1 11 6 2.08 120
    Murphy, TomTom Murphy 18 70.1 4 4 3.07 34
    Jackson, MikeMike Jackson 7 19.2 1 2 6.41 15

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Burgmeier, TomTom Burgmeier 51 6 2 9 4.23 18
    Abernathy, TedTed Abernathy 45 3 4 5 1.70 28
    Angelini, NormNorm Angelini 21 2 1 2 2.25 16
    Wright, KenKen Wright 17 1 2 4 4.91 18

    Farm system

    #REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.AAA#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Omaha Royals#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.American Association#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Jack McKeon#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.AA#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Jacksonville Suns#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Southern League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Billy Gardner#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.A#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.San Jose Bees#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.California League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Harry Malmberg#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.A#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Waterloo Royals#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Midwest League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Steve Boros#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Rookie#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Kingsport Royals#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Appalachian League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Jay Hankins#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Rookie#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.GCL Royals#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Gulf Coast League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Buzzy Keller#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Rookie#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Billings Mustangs#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Pioneer League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Gary Blaylock
    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Billings

    Notes

    References