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1972 Kingsport Royals

1972 > Class Rookie > 1972 Appalachian League
Overall: 38-32
Scored 373 runs, Allowed 322 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 40-30

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Jay Hankins
Represented: Kingsport, TN
Ballpark: J. Fred Johnson Park (Kingsport, TN)
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 Roman Bailey 22 15 5 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 .400 .400 1.000 1.400 5 0 0 0
2 William Boliek 19 12 6 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 0
3 Kevin Bova 18 20 57 48 5 10 2 0 1 4 0 0 9 22 .208 .333 .313 .646 15 0 0 0
4 David Bradford 21 70 282 224 41 55 8 0 1 13 1 0 51 50 .246 .394 .295 .689 66 4 3 0
5 Douglas Buchanan 21 29 98 84 10 17 2 0 0 8 1 0 13 24 .202 .316 .226 .543 19 1 0 0
6 Stan Butkus 21 10 27 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 12 .087 .222 .087 .309 2 0 0 0
7 Douglas Cash 23 6 15 12 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 2 .083 .267 .083 .350 1 0 0 0
8 John Cassibry* 22 33 104 93 18 22 1 0 0 8 3 1 9 13 .237 .311 .247 .558 23 1 1 0
9 Jack Fleming 21 12 50 49 6 12 1 1 1 9 0 0 0 3 .245 .260 .367 .627 18 1 0 0
10 Jeff Gressick* 18 11 18 16 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .188 .278 .250 .528 4 0 0 0
11 Gary Harris 21 56 228 210 36 64 10 0 6 33 2 0 17 41 .305 .355 .438 .793 92 0 0 1
12 Karl Jacobsen 18 40 151 138 17 44 6 0 5 18 1 0 12 46 .319 .377 .471 .848 65 1 0 0
13 Reginald Knapper 18 13 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
14 Dennis Leonard 21 4 11 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .273 .200 .473 2 0 0 0
15 Thomas Linnert# 19 12 21 14 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 .143 .316 .143 .459 2 0 2 1
16 Mike Lowen 20 14 26 23 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .261 .261 .261 .522 6 0 3 0
17 Rondol Moss 18 42 169 154 21 51 12 1 2 26 1 4 9 18 .331 .373 .461 .834 71 3 0 3
18 Howard Perkins 20 10 9 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0 1 0
19 Juan Quesada# 19 16 45 43 4 4 3 0 0 3 1 0 2 19 .093 .133 .163 .296 7 0 0 0
20 Gary Rahe* 20 60 240 205 39 70 13 0 8 40 10 4 31 32 .341 .421 .522 .943 107 0 0 4
21 Robert Ray* 20 48 164 137 20 34 9 0 3 27 6 2 25 26 .248 .366 .380 .745 52 1 0 1
22 John Rockwell 18 53 225 181 37 44 11 1 6 18 11 1 35 61 .243 .377 .414 .792 75 4 5 0
23 Ricky Romans* 19 15 38 29 3 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 9 10 .069 .289 .103 .393 3 0 0 0
24 Michael Sepulveda* 21 20 15 14 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 .143 .200 .214 .414 3 0 0 0
25 Dale Stevener* 18 52 175 152 26 32 3 1 3 21 7 0 20 40 .211 .314 .303 .617 46 3 0 0
26 Jose Torres 17 27 78 70 9 19 3 0 2 10 1 0 7 9 .271 .338 .400 .738 28 0 1 0
27 Bary Woodruff* 22 14 30 25 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 .200 .286 .200 .486 5 0 2 0
28 Joe Zdeb 19 69 298 263 57 84 17 0 12 55 13 1 31 37 .319 .389 .521 .910 137 1 0 3
28 Players 19.5 70 2590 2238 373 592 104 4 51 296 60 13 301 507 .265 .355 .383 .738 857 20 18 13 3
* - 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 Roman Bailey 22 2 3 .400 8.57 15 1 0 0 1 21.0 25 26 20 1 17 2 24 1 0 10 2.000 10.7 0.4 7.3 10.3 1.41
2 William Boliek 19 1 2 .333 5.23 12 2 0 0 0 31.0 29 24 18 1 20 0 42 0 0 4 1.581 8.4 0.3 5.8 12.2 2.10
3 Stan Butkus 21 5 4 .556 3.65 10 10 5 1 0 74.0 69 34 30 7 25 0 75 1 0 8 1.270 8.4 0.9 3.0 9.1 3.00
4 Jeff Gressick* 18 2 1 .667 4.20 11 6 2 1 0 45.0 51 26 21 4 20 0 49 0 0 2 1.578 10.2 0.8 4.0 9.8 2.45
5 Reginald Knapper 18 0 1 .000 3.38 11 1 0 0 0 16.0 19 9 6 1 8 1 12 1 0 1 1.688 10.7 0.6 4.5 6.8 1.50
6 Dennis Leonard 21 2 1 .667 3.27 4 4 1 1 0 22.0 19 9 8 0 6 0 31 1 0 0 1.136 7.8 0.0 2.5 12.7 5.17
7 Thomas Linnert* 19 4 1 .800 4.02 10 8 2 0 1 47.0 35 29 21 1 37 0 57 0 0 4 1.532 6.7 0.2 7.1 10.9 1.54
8 Mike Lowen 20 3 6 .333 3.80 13 10 3 0 0 71.0 71 42 30 4 24 2 62 2 0 6 1.338 9.0 0.5 3.0 7.9 2.58
9 Howard Perkins 20 2 3 .400 6.60 10 4 1 0 0 30.0 31 29 22 2 12 2 33 2 0 6 1.433 9.3 0.6 3.6 9.9 2.75
10 Ricky Romans* 19 8 3 .727 3.93 13 13 7 0 0 87.0 91 47 38 8 23 0 76 2 1 1 1.310 9.4 0.8 2.4 7.9 3.30
11 Michael Sepulveda 21 4 4 .500 4.20 20 3 1 0 4 45.0 43 25 21 4 13 3 41 3 2 6 1.244 8.6 0.8 2.6 8.2 3.15
12 Bary Woodruff* 22 5 3 .625 2.34 14 8 4 2 2 73.0 51 22 19 5 9 1 63 2 4 5 0.822 6.3 0.6 1.1 7.8 7.00
12 Players 20.1 38 32 .543 4.06 70 70 44 26 6 8 563.0 534 322 254 38 214 11 565 15 5 53 1.329 8.5 0.6 3.4 9.0 2.64
* - 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
Karl Jacobsen 37 284 21 11 0 .965 8.24 12
Douglas Buchanan 28 236 13 3 1 .988 8.89 6
Jack Fleming 6 51 2 2 2 .964 8.83 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Rahe 58 382 31 9 21 .979 7.12
Juan Quesada 12 102 1 1 5 .990 8.58
Jack Fleming 6 46 2 0 0 1.000 8.00
Douglas Buchanan 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Douglas Cash 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Rockwell 53 98 117 9 21 .960 4.06
John Cassibry 22 25 39 3 0 .955 2.91

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Harris 55 36 95 25 8 .840 2.38
Jose Torres 18 10 10 8 0 .714 1.11

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Bradford 70 69 170 20 14 .923 3.41

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Zdeb 69 114 3 7 0 .944 1.70
Dale Stevener 45 47 4 8 0 .864 1.13
Robert Ray 43 55 4 7 1 .894 1.37
Rondol Moss 41 67 4 6 0 .922 1.73
Kevin Bova 16 13 0 0 0 1.000 0.81
Douglas Cash 5 5 0 1 0 .833 1.00
Jose Torres 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Gary Rahe 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Sepulveda 20 2 9 3 0 .786 0.55
Roman Bailey 15 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.27
Bary Woodruff 14 2 24 2 0 .929 1.86
Mike Lowen 13 6 10 1 0 .941 1.23
Ricky Romans 13 7 14 1 0 .955 1.62
William Boliek 12 2 5 2 0 .778 0.58
Jeff Gressick 11 4 14 0 1 1.000 1.64
Reginald Knapper 11 2 4 1 0 .857 0.55
Stan Butkus 10 4 15 1 1 .950 1.90
Thomas Linnert 10 3 3 1 0 .857 0.60
Howard Perkins 10 2 3 1 0 .833 0.50
Dennis Leonard 4 1 6 0 0 1.000 1.75

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Roman Bailey 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 May 29, 1950
William Boliek 19 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Apr 22, 1953
Kevin Bova 18 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Feb 13, 1954
David Bradford 21 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Aug 30, 1950
Douglas Buchanan 21 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1951
Stan Butkus 21 R R 6' 3.0" 210 May 6, 1951 Elgin, IL, US
Douglas Cash 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1949
John Cassibry 22 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1950
Jack Fleming 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jan 6, 1951 San Diego, CA, US
Jeff Gressick 18 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Dec 2, 1953 Menominee, MI, US
Gary Harris 21 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 6, 1950
Karl Jacobsen 18 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 3, 1954 White Plains, NY, US
Reginald Knapper 18 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1954
Dennis Leonard 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 18, 1951 Brooklyn, NY, US
Thomas Linnert 19 S L 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 31, 1952 Orange, CA, US
Mike Lowen 20 R R 6' 0.0" 162 Mar 27, 1952
Rondol Moss 18 R R 6' 3.0" 160 Sep 7, 1953 San Joaquin, CA, US
Howard Perkins 20 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Nov 24, 1951
Juan Quesada 19 S R 6' 2.0" Jun 16, 1953
Gary Rahe 20 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 13, 1952 Fredericksburg, TX, US
Robert Ray 20 L R 5' 11.0" 180 1952
John Rockwell 18 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 13, 1954 Chicago, IL, US
Ricky Romans 19 L L 5' 9.0" 165 May 8, 1953
Michael Sepulveda 21 L R 6' 1.0" 187 1951
Dale Stevener 18 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 16, 1953
Jose Torres 17 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 31, 1954
Bary Woodruff 22 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 9, 1950 San Mateo, CA, US
Joe Zdeb 19 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 27, 1953 Compton, IL, US

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