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1972 Omaha Royals

1972 > Class AAA > 1972 American Association (East)
Overall: 71-69
Scored 479 runs, Allowed 452 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-66

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Jack McKeon
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1971 / 1973

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Norm Angelini* 24 19 15 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .077 .133 .077 .210 1 0 0 1
2 Ed Assaf 25 24 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .091 .167 .091 .258 1 0 0 0
3 Doug Bird 22 7 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
4 Wally Bunker 27 6 13 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 0 0
5 Steve Busby 22 31 81 71 12 12 2 0 1 4 0 0 7 20 .169 .253 .239 .493 17 1 2 0
6 Bill Butler* 25 15 31 27 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 16 .074 .138 .185 .323 5 0 2 0
7 Jim Clark 25 43 165 140 16 37 5 1 2 15 0 1 17 22 .264 .348 .357 .705 50 2 4 2
8 Jerry Cram 24 29 15 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .154 .214 .154 .368 2 0 1 0
9 Charles Day 23 96 331 299 25 68 8 2 1 19 3 4 24 25 .227 .293 .278 .570 83 4 3 1
10 Bobby Floyd 28 55 217 203 10 61 6 2 1 27 1 0 13 22 .300 .343 .365 .707 74 0 1 0
11 David Grangaard 25 6 13 11 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 .273 .385 .273 .657 3 1 0 0
12 Tom Harmon* 23 38 119 105 6 31 2 0 1 11 1 0 9 7 .295 .342 .343 .685 36 0 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
13 Bill Haynes 22 56 197 170 19 37 6 0 2 13 1 2 19 38 .218 .316 .288 .605 49 6 1 1
14 Tom Hilgendorf# 30 25 17 17 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 10 .118 .118 .118 .235 2 0 0 0
15 Mike Jackson* 26 26 68 58 6 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 8 18 .103 .209 .103 .312 6 0 1 1
16 Chuck Machemehl 26 20 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 Keith Marshall 20 127 484 428 61 116 19 3 1 27 9 6 37 60 .271 .333 .336 .670 144 4 13 2
18 Buck Martinez 23 67 232 195 23 34 9 0 4 12 0 1 35 34 .174 .299 .282 .581 55 0 1 1
19 Jose Martinez 29 102 379 337 28 85 11 1 4 38 3 1 33 78 .252 .317 .326 .644 110 1 4 4
20 Steven McMillan 24 48 113 97 11 23 5 0 1 12 0 1 14 17 .237 .327 .320 .647 31 0 0 2
21 Calvin Meier 24 43 141 121 9 21 5 0 1 5 1 0 19 12 .174 .286 .240 .525 29 0 1 0
22 Monty Montgomery 25 23 50 46 3 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 24 .174 .208 .196 .404 9 0 2 0
23 Tom Murphy 26 12 33 31 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 13 .065 .094 .065 .158 2 0 1 0
24 Chuck Murray 27 27 52 48 4 12 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 18 .250 .265 .333 .599 16 0 3 0
25 Frank Ortenzio 21 69 280 246 30 63 17 2 11 41 1 1 27 59 .256 .333 .476 .809 117 3 1 3
26 Dennis Paepke 27 66 231 204 21 48 6 0 3 20 1 0 25 33 .235 .317 .309 .626 63 0 1 1
27 Jim Rooker 29 8 24 21 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .143 .174 .143 .317 3 0 1 1
28 Gary Sanserino 24 126 505 452 45 122 22 1 4 62 2 0 44 53 .270 .333 .350 .682 158 2 0 7
29 Rich Severson 27 71 206 179 15 50 11 1 0 16 1 0 22 17 .279 .361 .352 .713 63 2 1 2
30 Carl Taylor 28 31 138 117 18 34 2 0 3 10 12 3 20 17 .291 .399 .385 .783 45 1 0 0
31 Sandy Valdespino* 33 107 352 325 25 78 12 3 3 30 5 2 18 47 .240 .283 .323 .606 105 2 6 1
32 John Wathan 22 18 54 51 8 15 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 4 .294 .321 .353 .674 18 0 1 0
33 Jim Wohlford 21 132 546 475 75 138 13 10 7 47 20 12 62 72 .291 .374 .404 .778 192 3 3 3
34 Ken Wright 25 30 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
34 Players 24.7 140 5121 4527 479 1117 168 27 51 425 63 39 469 778 .247 .320 .330 .649 1492 32 57 36 43
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Norm Angelini* 24 4 2 .667 1.41 19 3 2 1 6 51.0 27 9 8 2 22 3 66 4 0 2 0.961 4.8 0.4 3.9 11.6 3.00
2 Ed Assaf 25 0 3 .000 4.69 24 1 0 0 1 48.0 37 29 25 4 27 5 39 4 1 2 1.333 6.9 0.8 5.1 7.3 1.44
3 Doug Bird 22 1 1 .500 3.00 7 0 0 0 1 9.0 9 4 3 0 5 2 13 0 0 0 1.556 9.0 0.0 5.0 13.0 2.60
4 Wally Bunker 27 2 2 .500 2.75 6 6 1 0 0 36.0 35 12 11 0 15 2 15 0 0 0 1.389 8.8 0.0 3.8 3.8 1.00
5 Steve Busby 22 12 14 .462 3.19 30 30 17 2 0 217.0 197 87 77 12 64 5 221 6 0 13 1.203 8.2 0.5 2.7 9.2 3.45
6 Bill Butler* 25 5 3 .625 3.47 15 13 3 1 0 83.0 71 33 32 8 33 1 75 0 0 0 1.253 7.7 0.9 3.6 8.1 2.27
7 Jerry Cram 24 3 4 .429 3.05 26 3 0 0 2 62.0 45 23 21 4 28 0 29 0 0 5 1.177 6.5 0.6 4.1 4.2 1.04
8 Tom Hilgendorf* 30 5 1 .833 2.79 24 0 0 0 0 42.0 35 16 13 2 16 5 36 0 0 2 1.214 7.5 0.4 3.4 7.7 2.25
9 Mike Jackson* 26 11 8 .579 2.41 24 24 9 5 0 172.0 138 61 46 9 70 4 158 3 0 1 1.209 7.2 0.5 3.7 8.3 2.26
10 Chuck Machemehl 26 0 0 4.64 20 1 0 0 2 33.0 32 19 17 3 17 0 22 2 0 0 1.485 8.7 0.8 4.6 6.0 1.29 Stats for 2 teams
11 Monty Montgomery 25 10 6 .625 2.69 22 19 9 7 1 134.0 128 40 40 8 43 2 87 2 0 2 1.276 8.6 0.5 2.9 5.8 2.02
12 Tom Murphy 26 4 6 .400 2.61 12 12 7 1 0 93.0 80 36 27 6 22 2 80 6 0 4 1.097 7.7 0.6 2.1 7.7 3.64
13 Chuck Murray 27 7 11 .389 3.87 25 20 7 1 1 135.0 136 69 58 11 57 4 101 3 1 6 1.430 9.1 0.7 3.8 6.7 1.77
14 Jim Rooker* 29 3 5 .375 1.74 8 8 5 1 0 62.0 57 18 12 2 12 1 53 1 0 2 1.113 8.3 0.3 1.7 7.7 4.42
15 Ken Wright 25 4 3 .571 0.96 30 0 0 0 7 47.0 24 5 5 0 25 3 49 3 0 2 1.043 4.6 0.0 4.8 9.4 1.96
15 Players 25.3 71 69 .507 2.88 140 140 80 60 19 20 1207.0 1034 452 386 70 449 39 1029 34 2 41 1.229 7.7 0.5 3.3 7.7 2.29
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Buck Martinez 63 493 47 6 4 .989 8.57 5
Tom Harmon 35 217 25 2 3 .992 6.91 4 Stats for 2 teams
Dennis Paepke 33 259 18 2 3 .993 8.39 6
John Wathan 15 94 5 1 0 .990 6.60 1
Carl Taylor 4 32 2 3 0 .919 8.50 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Ortenzio 69 572 36 5 48 .992 8.81
Bill Haynes 51 386 16 4 33 .990 7.88
Gary Sanserino 15 71 11 0 4 1.000 5.47
Dennis Paepke 10 74 3 1 6 .987 7.70

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Wohlford 124 244 284 27 62 .951 4.26
Rich Severson 29 32 47 2 10 .975 2.72
Jose Martinez 5 2 6 1 1 .889 1.60
Steven McMillan 1 1 5 0 0 1.000 6.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Martinez 73 73 123 9 11 .956 2.68
Gary Sanserino 61 26 113 5 6 .965 2.28
Jim Wohlford 5 2 8 5 0 .667 2.00
Rich Severson 4 0 8 1 0 .889 2.00
David Grangaard 3 0 3 1 0 .750 1.00
Steven McMillan 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Floyd 54 91 151 8 30 .968 4.48
Calvin Meier 43 75 117 10 24 .950 4.47
Rich Severson 29 37 73 9 11 .924 3.79
Jose Martinez 21 22 53 4 5 .949 3.57

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Keith Marshall 125 271 7 8 0 .972 2.22
Charles Day 91 137 7 5 0 .966 1.58
Sandy Valdespino 90 138 3 2 1 .986 1.57
Gary Sanserino 50 81 2 0 2 1.000 1.66
Jim Clark 42 69 1 2 0 .972 1.67
Carl Taylor 28 33 1 3 1 .919 1.21
Steven McMillan 20 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.10
Dennis Paepke 17 17 2 0 0 1.000 1.12
Jim Wohlford 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Busby 30 12 30 5 4 .894 1.40
Ken Wright 30 3 12 1 1 .938 0.50
Jerry Cram 26 2 7 0 0 1.000 0.35
Chuck Murray 25 9 27 3 1 .923 1.44
Ed Assaf 24 2 8 3 0 .769 0.42
Tom Hilgendorf 24 1 10 0 0 1.000 0.46
Mike Jackson 24 2 26 1 2 .966 1.17
Monty Montgomery 22 10 23 0 3 1.000 1.50
Chuck Machemehl 20 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.45 Stats for 2 teams
Norm Angelini 19 1 10 1 1 .917 0.58
Bill Butler 15 0 9 0 0 1.000 0.60
Tom Murphy 12 5 19 0 3 1.000 2.00
Jim Rooker 8 5 8 2 1 .867 1.63
Doug Bird 7 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.43
Wally Bunker 6 1 8 0 1 1.000 1.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Norm Angelini 24 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 24, 1947 San Francisco, CA, US
Ed Assaf 25 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Oct 14, 1946
Doug Bird 22 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Mar 5, 1950 Corona, CA, US
Wally Bunker 27 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Jan 25, 1945 Seattle, WA, US
Steve Busby 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 29, 1949 Burbank, CA, US
Bill Butler 25 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 12, 1947 Hyattsville, MD, US
Jim Clark 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 30, 1947 Kansas City, KS, US
Jerry Cram 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 9, 1947 Los Angeles, CA, US
Charles Day 23 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 5, 1948 San Antonio, TX, US
Bobby Floyd 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 20, 1943 Hawthorne, CA, US
David Grangaard 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 27, 1947 Willman, MN, US
Tom Harmon 23 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 16, 1948
Bill Haynes 22 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Oct 22, 1949
Tom Hilgendorf 30 S L 6' 1.0" 187 Mar 10, 1942 Clinton, IA, US
Mike Jackson 26 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 27, 1946 Paterson, NJ, US
Chuck Machemehl 26 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Apr 20, 1946 Brenham, TX, US
Keith Marshall 20 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 2, 1951 San Francisco, CA, US
Buck Martinez 23 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Nov 7, 1948 Redding, CA, US
Jose Martinez 29 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jul 26, 1942 Cardenas, Matanzas, CU
Steven McMillan 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 May 22, 1948
Calvin Meier 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 26, 1948 Los Angeles, CA, US
Monty Montgomery 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 1, 1946 Albemarle, NC, US
Tom Murphy 26 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Dec 30, 1945 Cleveland, OH, US
Chuck Murray 27 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 29, 1944
Frank Ortenzio 21 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Feb 24, 1951 Fresno, CA, US
Dennis Paepke 27 R R 6' 0.0" 202 Apr 17, 1945 Long Beach, CA, US
Jim Rooker 29 R L 6' 0.0" 195 Sep 23, 1942 Lakeview, OR, US
Gary Sanserino 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 18, 1948 Los Angeles, CA, US
Rich Severson 27 R R 6' 0.0" 174 Jan 18, 1945 Artesia, CA, US
Carl Taylor 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 20, 1944 Sarasota, FL, US
Sandy Valdespino 33 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Jan 24, 1939 San Jose de las Lajas, Mayabeque, CU
John Wathan 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Oct 4, 1949 Cedar Rapids, IA, US
Jim Wohlford 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 28, 1951 Visalia, CA, US
Ken Wright 25 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 4, 1946 Pensacola, FL, US

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