Dennis Ray Paepke
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 202 lb.
- School Fullerton College, Orange Coast Junior College
- High School Rancho Alamitos High School
- Debut June 2, 1969
- Final Game October 2, 1974
- Born April 17, 1945 in Long Beach, CA USA
His father, Jack Paepke, never reached the majors as a player but was a big league coach for several seasons.
He was signed on January 13, 1964 by the Los Angeles Angels. He played for the El Paso Sun Kings in 1968. He was traded to the Royals alongside Ed Kirkpatrick in return for Hoyt Wilhelm on December 12, 1968; it was the first trade in Royals history. He was with Aragua during the winters of 1969-71.