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1973: Recap | Opening Day Roster/Transactions | Debuts

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TRANSACTIONS FOR 1973

1973 ROYALS OPENING DAY ROSTER (April 6)

Pitchers Tom Burgmeier, Steve Busby, Bruce Dal Canton, Dick Drago, Gene Garber, Mike Jackson, Wayne Simpson, Paul Splittorff, Ken Wright
Catchers Fran Healy, Jerry May, Carl Taylor
Infielders Kurt Bevacqua, Bobby Floyd, Gail Hopkins, John Mayberry, Freddie Patek, Cookie Rojas, Paul Schaal
Outfielders Steve Hovley, Ed Kirkpatrick, Keith Marshall, Hal McRae, Amos Otis, Lou Piniella
 
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Transactions
Date Player Transaction
February 1 Joe Keough Traded to the Chicago White Sox for Jim Lyttle
February 8 Ted Abernathy Released
April 26 Keith Marshall Optioned to Omaha
April 26 Doug Bird Recalled from Omaha
May 8 Tom Burgmeier Optioned to Omaha
May 8 Jim Wohlford Recalled from Omaha
May 14 Jerry May Sold to the New York Mets
May 24 Norm Angelini Recalled from Omaha
June 9 Steve Mingori Obtained from Cleveland and sent to Omaha (for Mike Jackson)
June 9 Mike Jackson Traded to the Cleveland Indians for Steve Mingori
June 11 Mark Littell Purchased from Omaha
June 11 Frank White Purchased from Omaha
June 11 Freddie Patek Placed on disabled list (pulled inner thigh muscle)
June 25 Norm Angelini Optioned to Omaha
June 26 Freddie Patek Reinstated from disabled list
July 7 Mark Littell Optioned to Omaha
July 7 Steve Mingori Recalled from Omaha
July 11 Wayne Simpson Optioned to Omaha
July 11 Rick Reichardt Signed as a free agent
July 11 Jim Wohlford Optioned to Omaha
July 17 Al Fitzmorris Recalled from Omaha
July 18 Joe Hoerner Purchased from the Atlanta Braves
July 20 Frank White Optioned to Omaha
July 28 Paul Schaal Placed on disabled list (sprained ankle)
August 2 George Brett Purchased from Omaha
August 12 Ken Wright Placed on disabled list (tendonitis of the elbow)
August 14 George Brett Optioned to Omaha
August 14 Paul Schaal Reinstated from disabled list
August 18 Barry Raziano Purchased from Omaha
August 30 Barry Raziano Optioned to Omaha
August 30 Mark Littell Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Tom Poquette Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Frank White Recalled from Omaha
September 2 Ken Wright Reinstated from disabled list
September 3 Wayne Simpson Recalled from Omaha
September 3 Jim Wohlford Recalled from Omaha
September 3 George Brett Recalled from Omaha
September 9 Frank Ortenzio Recalled from Jacksonville
September 9 Buck Martinez Recalled from Omaha
Season Ends
October 24 Marty Pattin Obtained from the Boston Red Sox (for Dick Drago)
October 24 Dick Drago Traded to the Boston Red Sox for Marty Pattin
October 25 Monty Montgomery Assigned to Omaha
October 25 Steve Hovley Assigned to Omaha
October 25 Paul Pelz Purchased from Omaha
October 25 Al Cowens Purchased from Jacksonville
October 25 Randy Hammon Purchased from Jacksonville
December 3 Tony Solaita Selected in draft from Charleston (Pittsburgh Pirates)
December 5 Nelson Briles
Fernando Gonzalez
Obtained from Pittsburgh (for Kurt Bevacqua & Ed Kirkpatrick)
December 5 Kurt Bevacqua
Ed Kirkpatrick
Traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Nelson Briles
Fernando Gonzalez
December 7 Lindy McDaniel Obtained from the New York Yankees (for Lou Piniella & Ken Wright)
December 7 Lou Piniella
Ken Wright
Traded to the New York Yankees for Lindy McDaniel
December 13 Buddy Hunter Purchased from the Boston Red Sox

 

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