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1973 Kansas City Royals  (1972)  (1974)
88-74, 3rd in AL Western Division
Scored 802 runs, Allowed 692 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-69
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .693
Park Factor: Batting - 96 / Pitching - 95 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 84-78   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 88-74
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        24  160  567   99  162  24   1  34  116   2   0  126   72  .286  .418  .511  129   8.4  2e10       34  
 OF  Amos Otis            26  162  640  103  202  26   2  28  122  22  11   69   71  .316  .379  .494  118   6.7  1(-4)e6    21  
 OF  Dusty Baker          24  162  630  103  154  36   2  22   87  20   8   75   90  .244  .332  .413   87   4.7  2(-3)e7   -68  
 2B  Cookie Rojas         34  150  607   79  171  30   4  10   61  27   4   34   53  .282  .318  .394   81   4.8  2e16       20  
 3B  Paul Schaal          30  132  433   69  118  15   4  13   58   8   4   65   64  .273  .376  .416   71   5.6  3e44        4  
 DH  Hal McRae            27  103  339   51  102  17   3  24   71   0   2   20   39  .301  .351  .581   67   7.4            235  
 OF *Del Unser            28  135  459   63  117  16   6  12   51  13   6   50   48  .255  .327  .394   61   4.6  2(-1)e5   -60  
 C  *Ed Kirkpatrick       28  140  363   49  100  19   3   8   49   3   5   57   36  .275  .372  .410   56   5.3  4(0)e10    75  
 3B  Kurt Bevacqua        26  118  287   34   85  13   5   1   27   2   5   33   49  .296  .368  .387   41   5.3  3e31      108  
 SS #Larry Bowa           27  143  399   49   96  11   7   0   30  32   6   19   18  .241  .274  .303   35   2.8  1e17       77  
 DH  Jim Hickman          36   78  221   26   49   3   0   3   21   0   0   51   54  .222  .362  .276   25   3.8            -44  
 C   Jeff Torborg         31   59  162   18   45   8   0   1   12   0   0   14   19  .278  .335  .346   19   4.2  3(+1)e4   144  
 SS  Bobby Valentine      23   50  135   19   41   8   4   0    8   5   5    9    7  .304  .342  .422   17   4.2  4e40       45  
 OF  Jim Wohlford         22   46  123   16   32   7   6   1   19   0   0    6    9  .260  .295  .439   15   4.3  4(+2)e6    15  
 3B  Jerry Davanon        27   18   54    6   17   4   0   0    3   4   1    2    5  .315  .351  .389    7   4.8  3e65      145  
 2B  Frank White          22   42   77   12   15   0   0   0    4   5   0    2   14  .195  .215  .195    4   1.7  4e44     -132  
 UT #Jimmy Stewart        34   15   24    6    7   1   0   0    1   0   1    5    4  .292  .414  .333    3   5.3            261  
 UT  Dave Campbell        31    4    2    0    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    0 1.000 1.000 1.000    2     ?           1534  
 C   Buck Martinez        24   17   30    0    5   0   0   0    3   0   0    4    9  .167  .257  .167    1   1.5  4(+2)e16 -285  
 3B *George Brett         20   12   21    0    5   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    0  .238  .238  .238    1   1.5  2e15      176  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           847                   29

     * - 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      26  29   6  .829  41  41   6   0   0   0   3  288.0  306  100   90  15   84  151  2.81  129   4.0  -56  
  P  Steve Busby          23  15  14  .517  40  39   3   1   0   0   1  220.1  255  140  121  22  100  168  4.94  137   5.6   38  
  P  Rick Wise            27  15  15  .500  41  41  12   0   0   0   1  283.2  288  143  124  34   71  154  3.93  135   4.2   24  
  P  Al Fitzmorris        27   7   6  .538  62   0   0  19   2   5   0   97.2  101   35   30   6   33   35  2.76   43   4.0   -9  
  P *Pete Richert         33   6   0 1.000  44   0   0  11   1   4   0   34.0   26   15   12   3   13   14  3.18   13   3.6  -61  
  P  Doug Bird            23   6   6  .500  73   0   0  58  44  13   0  103.1   76   37   33  12   23   95  2.87   32   2.8  -41  
  P  Dick Drago           28   5  11  .312  28  24   0   3   0   0   0  152.2  195   91   79  19   60   73  4.66  108   6.3   35  
  P  Doyle Alexander      22   4  10  .286  39  17   5  12   1   0   0  158.2  148   82   71  22   52   54  4.03   76   4.3  -26  
  P  Tom Griffin          25   1   3  .250  52   0   0  14   1   1   0   48.0   41   19   18   6   20   41  3.38   21   4.0  -43  
  P  Mike Jackson         27   0   0  .000   1   0   0   0   0   0   0     .0    0    1    1   0    0    0  0.00    0     ? -886  
  P  Mark Littell         20   0   0  .000   3   0   0   1   0   0   0    6.0    2    1    0   0    4    1  0.00    0    .9 -500  
  P *Andy Hassler         21   0   0  .000   3   0   0   0   0   0   0    1.0    1    1    1   0    1    1  9.00    0   4.5  -78  
  P  Dick Bosman          29   0   0  .000   3   0   0   1   0   0   0     .2    2    0    0   0    0    0  0.00    1  13.5  680  
  P  Milt Wilcox          23   0   1  .000  11   0   0   6   0   0   0   15.2   28   15   13   2    3    8  7.47   16   9.3  216  
  P *Steve Mingori        29   0   2  .000  60   0   0  10   2   0   0   40.1   31   12   10   2    9   30  2.23   10   2.2 -251  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 25                                                                                      727        -10

     * - 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        948 104 123  601   50  13   6  .980  57  33
 Jeff Torborg          423  49  58  281   24   4   3  .987  41  16
 Buck Martinez          79   9  16   38    3   1   1  .976   4   2
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- John Mayberry 1397 156 158 1343 118 11 172 .993 9.41 Kurt Bevacqua 45 5 7 56 3 0 7 1.000 11.80 Jim Hickman 7 1 2 8 0 0 0 1.000 10.29 Dave Campbell 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Cookie Rojas 1242 139 150 386 342 12 116 .984 5.28 Frank White 134 15 22 43 50 4 15 .959 6.23 Kurt Bevacqua 54 6 11 14 13 3 5 .900 4.53 Jimmy Stewart 11 1 1 2 4 0 2 1.000 4.91 Jerry Davanon 8 1 1 5 0 1 0 .833 5.62 Dave Campbell 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Paul Schaal 839 98 101 71 153 30 16 .882 2.40 Kurt Bevacqua 466 48 77 37 70 9 6 .922 2.07 George Brett 61 6 12 5 12 1 2 .944 2.51 Jerry Davanon 41 5 5 3 2 2 1 .714 1.10 Hal McRae 33 4 6 1 7 5 1 .615 2.18 Jimmy Stewart 10 1 2 1 2 0 1 1.000 2.70 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Bowa 1100 124 141 210 463 9 111 .987 5.50 Bobby Valentine 310 36 43 60 128 7 23 .964 5.46 Frank White 37 2 15 6 11 2 1 .895 4.17 Jerry Davanon 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 Dave Campbell 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Del Unser            1007 111 125  187    7   1   4  .995  1.73
 Jim Wohlford          252  32  34   53    1   2   0  .964  1.93
 Hal McRae             114  13  15   26    0   0   0 1.000  2.05
 Kurt Bevacqua          42   5   6    6    1   0   0 1.000  1.50
 Ed Kirkpatrick         18   0  10    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.50
 Jim Hickman            14   1   3    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.64
 Jeff Torborg            1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Jimmy Stewart           1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Bobby Valentine         1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Amos Otis 1450 162 162 494 12 9 2 .983 3.14 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dusty Baker 1450 162 162 327 8 8 3 .977 2.08 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1973 Draft


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