1972 Royals

Missed Playoffs

League Note
The first player's strike in Major League Baseball history took place for 13 days. The strike occurred from April 1 to April 13, 1972. As a result, the Houston Astros and San Diego Padres each played only 153 games, nine fewer than normal. Most other teams lost anywhere from six to eight games

Manager
Bob Lemon
General Manager
Cedric Tallis
Team Owner
Ewing Kauffman
Attendance
707,656 total
9,190 per game

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 18 Jamie Quirk / SS
2 42 Dennis Leonard / P
3 66 Paul Adams / C
4 90 Doug Wessel / P
5 114 Karl Jacobsen / C