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1972: Recap | Opening Day Roster/Transactions | Debuts

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TRANSACTIONS FOR 1972

1972 ROYALS OPENING DAY ROSTER (April 15)

Pitchers Ted Abernathy, Tom Burgmeier, Bruce Dal Canton, Dick Drago, Al Fitzmorris, Mike Hedlund, Monty Montgomery, Roger Nelson, Jim Rooker, Paul Splittorff
Catchers Ed Kirkpatrick, Jerry May
Infielders Bobby Floyd, Ron Hansen, Gail Hopkins, Bobby Knoop, John Mayberry, Cookie Rojas, Paul Schaal
Outfielders Steve Hovley, Joe Keough, Bob Oliver, Amos Otis, Lou Piniella, Richie Scheinblum
 
Disabled List Freddie Patek

Transactions
Date Player Transaction
April 24 Freddie Patek Reinstated from disabled list
April 24 Bobby Floyd Optioned to Omaha
May 5 Tom Murphy Obtained from the California Angels (for Bob Oliver)
May 5 Bob Oliver Traded to the California Angels (for Tom Murphy)
May 15 Dennis Paepke Recalled from Omaha
May 15 Monty Montgomery Optioned to Omaha
May 26 Carl Taylor Purchased from Omaha
May 26 Dennis Paepke Optioned to Omaha
June 23 Bobby Floyd Recalled from Omaha
June 23 Ron Hansen Released
July 1 Jamie Quirk Signed as free agent, optioned to Billings
July 4 Ken Wright Recalled from Omaha
July 4 Tom Murphy Optioned to Omaha
July 22 Norm Angelini Recalled from Omaha
July 22 Jim Rooker Assigned to Omaha
August 14 Mike Jackson Purchased from Omaha
August 14 Ken Wright Optioned to Omaha
September 1 Tom Murphy Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Jim Wohlford Purchased from Omaha
September 1 Monty Montgomery Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Chuck Murray Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Ken Wright Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Buck Martinez Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Dennis Paepke Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Frank Ortenzio Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Gary Sanserino Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Rich Severson Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Keith Marshall Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Al Autry Recalled from Jacksonville
September 1 Dan Haynes Recalled from Jacksonville
September 1 Jamie Quirk Recalled from Billings
September 5 Steve Busby Purchased from Omaha
September 19 Rex Goodson Purchased from San Jose
September 19 Tom Poquette Purchased from Jacksonville
September 19 Doug Bird Purchased from Omaha
September 19 Chuck Machemehl Purchased from Omaha
September 19 Chuck Murray Assigned to Omaha
September 19 Dennis Paepke Assigned to Omaha
September 19 Dan Haynes Assigned to Omaha
September 19 Rich Severson Assigned to Omaha
September 19 Gary Sanserino Assigned to Omaha
Season Ends
October 25 Gene Garber Obtained from Charleston (Pittsburgh) for Omaha P Jim Rooker
November 2 Kurt Bevacqua Obtained from the Cleveland Indians (for Mike Hedlund)
November 2 Mike Hedlund Traded to the Cleveland Indians for Kurt Bevacqua
December 1 Hal McRae
Wayne Simpson
Obtained from the Cincinnati Reds (for Roger Nelson & Richie Scheinblum)
December 1 Roger Nelson
Richie Scheinblum
Traded to the Cincinnati Reds for Hal McRae & Wayne Simpson
 

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