The Kansas City Royals handily beat the Oakland Athletics, 5 to 2, on August 9, 1972.

1972 Kansas City Royals

Final

KCR

Royals

50-54

5

1

0

0

2

0

0

3

0

0

4

0

1

5

0

0

6

0

2

7

2

2

8

0

0

9

0

R

2

5

H

4

9

E

2

0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Bert Campaneris SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sal Bando 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Joe Rudi LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Epstein 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Reggie Jackson CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Brant Alyea RF 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Mike Hegan PH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Dave Duncan C 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Tim Cullen 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Don Mincher PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gene Tenace PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ted Kubiak 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vida Blue P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bob Locker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Angel Mangual PH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Darold Knowles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 2 4 2 0 4 2 0 0 4

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Vida Blue (L) 5.1 5 3 3 1 4 0
Bob Locker 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Darold Knowles 2.0 3 2 2 1 1 1
Totals 8.0 9 5 5 2 5 1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Freddie Patek SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Cookie Rojas 2B 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 6
Amos Otis CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Richie Scheinblum RF 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Lou Piniella LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Paul Schaal 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Gail Hopkins 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Ed Kirkpatrick C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Mike Hedlund P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Norm Angelini P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ted Abernathy P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 5 9 4 1 2 5 0 0 17

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Mike Hedlund (W) 6.1 4 2 2 2 2 0
Norm Angelini 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ted Abernathy (S) 2.1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Totals 9.0 4 2 2 4 2 0

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