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1972 Kansas City Royals  (1971)  (1973)
100-62, 1st in AL Western Division
Scored 797 runs, Allowed 579 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 106-56
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .727
Park Factor: Batting - 94 / Pitching - 92 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 87-75   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 76-78
Manager(s): Mike Rodriguez

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B *John Mayberry        23  154  539   89  180  25   3  31  143   0   0   99   58  .334  .437  .564  136   9.7  3e8       101  
 OF  Amos Otis            25  156  605   84  175  33   3  13   86  47  12   51   64  .289  .344  .418   92   5.4  1(-4)e4    -3  
 OF #Richie Scheinblum    29  133  434   89  135  25   2  10   63   0   0   77   26  .311  .416  .447   88   7.7  4(0)e12    63  
 OF  Dusty Baker          23  148  496   93  157  28   2  12   69  11   5   57   79  .317  .387  .454   87   6.4  3(-1)e5   -47  
 SS #Larry Bowa           26  161  649   96  177  20  15   2   53  63  14   39   41  .273  .316  .359   81   4.2  1e10       64  
 OF  Jim Hickman          35  117  331   64   98  15   2  14   60   6   0   43   56  .296  .376  .480   63   7.2  4(0)e6     30  
 C  *Ed Kirkpatrick       27  136  409   49  115  13   1  11   61   6   4   58   60  .281  .380  .399   63   5.5  3(0)e4     18  
 3B  Paul Schaal          29  144  441   57  101  13   3  10   44   1   3   66   67  .229  .329  .340   49   3.6  3e26       19  
 2B  Cookie Rojas         33  154  546   54  137  36   0   2   61   1   4   38   52  .251  .299  .328   47   2.9  2e13      -19  
 1B  Deron Johnson        33   69  131   16   33   4   0   8   27   0   0   14   34  .252  .331  .466   20   5.4  3e24      142  
 C  *Hal King             28   67  132   13   30   9   0   4   17   0   0   21   32  .227  .362  .386   19   4.9  4(+2)e16   96  
 3B  Hal McRae            26   46   91   14   25   3   0   8   25   0   0    1   18  .275  .287  .571   13   5.2  4e65       89  
 UT #Fred Stanley         24   42   93   19   24   5   0   0   13   2   0   17   18  .258  .365  .312   13   4.7            147  
 OF  Elliott Maddox       24   59   80   17   18   1   0   0    6  12   4   13   14  .225  .333  .238    7   2.9  2(0)e4    -80  
 3B  Dwain Anderson       24   32   69    6   18   1   0   0    1   0   0    7   10  .261  .338  .275    5   2.8  4e37      -28  
 C   Jeff Torborg         30   40   72   11   14   1   0   0    5   0   0    4    7  .194  .237  .208    3   1.3  2(0)e1    -63  
 OF *Ron Stone            29   17   15    2    5   1   0   0    5   0   0    3    0  .333  .444  .400    2   6.5  3(0)e6    355  
 OF  Kurt Bevacqua        25    5    6    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    0  .333  .500  .333    1   8.5  4(+2)e23  449  
 PH  Donn Clendenon       36   10    7    1    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    1  .000  .111  .000    0    .3           -477  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           797                   31

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P *Paul Splittorff      25  24   9  .727  41  40   1   0   0   0   0  248.2  230   93   80  11   76  153  2.90  101   3.7  -18  
  P  Dick Drago           27  22  11  .667  40  39   2   1   0   0   0  271.0  250  107  101  26   70  155  3.35  116   3.8  -35  
  P  Rick Wise            26  22  16  .579  41  41  10   0   0   0   1  304.1  277  119  106  20   61  170  3.13  113   3.4  -54  
  P  Al Fitzmorris        26  11   2  .846  67   2   0  21   4   2   0  105.0  107   43   38  11   28   60  3.26   48   4.1  -12  
  P  Milt Wilcox          22   8  11  .421  33  32   0   0   0   0   0  165.0  134   82   73  16   76  109  3.98   68   3.7  -94  
  P  Doyle Alexander      21   4   3  .571  76   0   0  69  54   8   0  112.1   70   32   28   8   28   42  2.24   22   1.8  -51  
  P  Steve Busby          22   2   1  .667   8   5   1   0   0   0   0   40.0   25    6    5   1    2   40  1.12    6   1.5  -76  
  P  Monty Montgomery     25   2   2  .500   4   3   1   1   0   0   0   24.0   24   10    9   3    5   14  3.38   10   3.8   -9  
  P  Phil Hennigan        26   2   3  .400  46   0   0  16   2   2   0   54.2   49   24   20   9   18   42  3.29   25   4.2   52  
  P *Pete Richert         32   1   0 1.000  40   0   0   8   2   0   0   49.0   36   17   16   3    8   29  2.94   15   2.8  -65  
  P  Ted Abernathy        39   1   1  .500  21   0   0   9   1   1   0   26.1   22    5    5   3    7    8  1.71    9   3.2   57  
  P *Tom Burgmeier        28   1   1  .500  31   0   0  10   0   0   0   36.0   40   19   15   0   19   14  3.75   19   4.8  -74  
  P *Mike Jackson         26   0   0  .000   2   0   0   0   0   0   0    1.1    4    4    4   0    1    1 27.00    2  14.4  371  
  P  Tom Griffin          24   0   0  .000   6   0   0   3   0   1   0    5.1    5    4    4   1    1    1  6.75    2   4.3   67  
  P *Steve Mingori        28   0   1  .000   5   0   0   2   0   0   0    3.0    1    1    1   1    0    3  3.00    0   1.2 -305  
  P *Jim Rooker           29   0   1  .000  17   0   0   7   1   1   0   26.0   33   13   11   1    9   24  3.81   16   5.8   34  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 25                                                                                      580        -38

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Ed Kirkpatrick       1025 115 131  679   40   5   3  .993  59  17
 Hal King              275  32  40  180   13   5   0  .975  16   9
 Jeff Torborg          173  15  39   94    8   1   0  .990  10   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- John Mayberry 1304 141 154 1359 102 8 112 .995 10.09 Deron Johnson 168 21 26 180 16 4 18 .980 10.52 Jim Hickman 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Cookie Rojas 1342 149 153 352 433 14 97 .982 5.27 Fred Stanley 98 9 17 28 25 1 12 .981 4.87 Dwain Anderson 33 4 5 7 1 1 0 .889 2.20 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Paul Schaal 1110 125 139 114 223 13 22 .963 2.73 Hal McRae 158 17 32 15 18 6 0 .846 1.88 Dwain Anderson 108 11 19 7 23 3 2 .909 2.51 Fred Stanley 92 9 16 10 18 1 2 .966 2.75 Deron Johnson 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Kurt Bevacqua 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Bowa 1440 158 160 292 576 7 101 .992 5.42 Fred Stanley 24 3 3 5 8 0 0 1.000 4.88 Paul Schaal 8 1 1 0 3 0 0 1.000 3.38 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Richie Scheinblum     921 111 115  174    4   6   0  .967  1.74
 Jim Hickman           454  50  70   83    0   1   0  .988  1.65
 Elliott Maddox         58   0  27   13    1   1   0  .933  2.16
 Kurt Bevacqua          14   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.29
 Ron Stone              12   0  10    2    0   0   0 1.000  1.54
 Deron Johnson           8   1   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.12
 Dusty Baker             4   0   3    1    0   0   0 1.000  2.08
 Hal McRae               1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Amos Otis 1371 150 155 390 15 4 3 .990 2.66 Elliott Maddox 40 5 6 14 4 0 1 1.000 4.05 Jim Hickman 26 4 4 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.42 Dusty Baker 23 2 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.38 Ron Stone 13 1 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.69 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dusty Baker 1136 122 137 254 11 2 2 .993 2.10 Jim Hickman 195 23 30 36 1 3 0 .925 1.71 Elliott Maddox 58 6 10 15 0 0 0 1.000 2.34 Deron Johnson 55 8 8 10 1 0 0 1.000 1.80 Richie Scheinblum 21 2 4 7 1 0 0 1.000 3.43 Hal McRae 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Ron Stone 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1972 Draft


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