1972 MLB Season in Review

Please visit the new site for The Baseball Cube. Mobile-friendly and enhanced PREMIUM section!
Page Notes  
A high-level summary of the 1972 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
#1 Draft Pick
Dave Roberts (San Diego Padres)
All-Star Game
About the Data:MLB Data | Standings Data

Learn more about TBC data and the site in the About TBC section. Also, don't forget to find a way to Support TBC.
Related Data Products:MLB Stats History | Stats Register | | Draft Register

The TBC Data Store allows you to purchase the data you see on the site. The store has standard pre-determined data products as well as the ability to work with us to produce custom data extracts based on your requirements.
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

1972 Major League Baseball Standings

top csv share Sort PREV | NEXT
  • Grid Filters
  • Playoff Team
  • American League East
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    135Detroit TigersT - S - R - L1568670.551--55851444Lost ALCS (Athletics)1,892,3862Jim CampbellBilly MartinTiger Stadium
    248Boston Red SoxT - S - R - L1558570.5480.564062020dnq1,441,7186Dick O'ConnellEddie KaskoFenway Park
    3511Baltimore OriolesT - S - R - L1548074.5195.051943089dnq899,95015Frank CashenEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
    4612New York YankeesT - S - R - L1557976.5106.555752730dnq966,32813Lee MacPhailRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
    51017Cleveland IndiansT - S - R - L1567284.46214.0472519-47dnq626,35423Gabe PaulKen AspromonteCleveland Municipal Stadium
    61121Milwaukee BrewersT - S - R - L1566591.41721.0493595-102dnq600,44024Frank LaneDel Crandall, Dave Bristol, Roy McMillanCounty Stadium
    American League West
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    113Oakland AthleticsT - S - R - L1559362.600--604457147Won World Series (Reds)921,32314Charlie FinleyDick WilliamsOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    224Chicago White SoxT - S - R - L1548767.5655.556653828dnq1,177,31811Stu HolcombChuck TannerComiskey Park
    3713Minnesota TwinsT - S - R - L1547777.50015.55375352dnq797,90116Calvin GriffithFrank Quilici, Bill RigneyMetropolitan Stadium
    4814Kansas City RoyalsT - S - R - L1547678.49416.558054535dnq707,65619Cedric TallisBob LemonMunicipal Stadium
    5915California AngelsT - S - R - L1557580.48418.0454533-79dnq744,19018Harry DaltonDel RiceAnaheim Stadium
    61224Texas RangersT - S - R - L15454100.35138.5461628-167dnq662,97420Joe BurkeTed WilliamsArlington Stadium
    National League East
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111Pittsburgh PiratesT - S - R - L1559659.619--691512179Lost NLCS (Reds)1,427,4607Joe BrownBill VirdonThree Rivers Stadium
    257Chicago CubsT - S - R - L1558570.54811.0685567118dnq1,299,1639John HollandLeo Durocher, Whitey LockmanWrigley Field
    3610New York MetsT - S - R - L1568373.53213.5528578-50dnq2,134,1851Bob ScheffingYogi BerraShea Stadium
    4716St. Louis CardinalsT - S - R - L1567581.48121.5568600-32dnq1,196,89410Bing DevineRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
    5919Montreal ExposT - S - R - L1567086.44926.5513609-96dnq1,142,14512Jim FanningGene MauchJarry Park
    61223Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R - L1565997.37837.5503635-132dnq1,343,3298John QuinnFrank Lucchesi, Paul OwensVeterans Stadium
    National League West
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    122Cincinnati RedsT - S - R - L1549559.617--707557150Lost World Series (Athletics)1,611,4594Bob HowsamSparky AndersonRiverfront Stadium
    236Houston AstrosT - S - R - L1538469.54910.570863672dnq1,469,2475Spec RichardsonHarry Walker, Leo Durocher, Salty ParkerAstrodome
    349Los Angeles DodgersT - S - R - L1558570.54810.558452757dnq1,860,8583Al CampanisWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
    4818Atlanta BravesT - S - R - L1547084.45525.0628730-102dnq752,97317Paul RichardsLum Harris, Eddie MathewsAtlanta Stadium
    51020San Francisco GiantsT - S - R - L1556986.44526.566264913dnq647,74421Horace StonehamCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
    61122San Diego PadresT - S - R - L1535895.37936.5488665-177dnq644,27322Buzzie BavasiDon Zimmer, Preston GomezSan Diego Stadium
    24 record(s)
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season