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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
Season
1972
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
AL: NL:
#1 Draft Pick
Dave Roberts (San Diego Padres)
All-Star Game
Atlanta,Georgia
Teams
24
Players
Attendance
Payroll
$0
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1972 MLB Batting Totals

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Team NameDivisionLeagueGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
Pittsburgh PiratesEastNL192454906911505251471106544930404871255250---110.274.324.397.72160212180408.200.123.3066.7114.472.1649.91.8327.1
St. Louis CardinalsEastNL194153265681383214427051810448437793275836---141.260.317.355.67258841891326.188.095.2927.4313.481.8176.11.1923.6
Atlanta BravesWestNL189152786281363186171445934735532770355538---131.258.328.382.71059382015347.227.124.2778.9612.971.4536.72.4325.5
Houston AstrosWestNL1839526770813592333813466011156524907326251---98.258.326.393.71959362070405.245.135.2868.8315.281.7339.32.2629.8
Chicago CubsEastNL188252476851346206401336346947565815286743---126.257.330.387.71759502031379.242.130.2799.5013.701.4439.52.2428.2
Los Angeles DodgersWestNL18535270584134917839985438239480786248940---121.256.319.360.67959031899315.204.104.2838.1313.321.6453.81.6623.4
Kansas City RoyalsWestAL19755167580131722026785478544534711347238---134.255.327.353.68058451823324.209.098.2819.1412.161.3366.21.3324.6
Cincinnati RedsWestNL1952524170713172144412465014063606914376554---109.251.330.380.71060031991382.259.129.28010.0915.231.5142.32.0729.0
New York YankeesEastAL189951685571288201241035267142491689297431---112.249.316.357.67357931846328.209.108.2698.4811.891.4050.21.7825.5
Boston Red SoxEastAL186452086401289229341245946630522858375648---111.248.318.376.69458711958387.236.128.2738.8914.611.6442.02.1130.0
Minnesota TwinsWestAL20105234537127718231935065341478905357328---129.244.310.344.65458481800306.194.100.2788.1715.481.8956.31.5924.0
San Francisco GiantsWestNL1909524566212812113615060012345480964306439---107.244.309.384.69358582014397.246.140.2718.1916.462.0135.02.5631.0
California AngelsWestAL18855165454124917126784205737358850256625---125.242.293.330.62356391706275.162.088.2756.3515.072.3766.21.3822.0
Oakland AthleticsWestAL2113520060412481952913456587484638864710036---112.240.306.366.67258461903358.223.126.2647.9215.161.9138.82.2928.7
Chicago White SoxWestAL2019508356612081702810852810052511991346825---113.238.310.346.65657211758306.218.108.2748.9317.321.9447.11.8925.3
Detroit TigersEastAL198950995581206179321225311721483793317434---125.237.305.356.66157211815333.213.119.2578.4413.861.6441.82.1327.6
Philadelphia PhilliesEastNL20515248503124020036984694250487930226936---104.236.302.344.64658621806334.199.108.2688.3115.861.9153.51.6726.9
Milwaukee BrewersEastAL19825124493120416722884616457472868297830---144.235.302.328.63057331679277.186.093.2668.2315.141.8458.21.5323.0
Cleveland IndiansEastAL19815207472122018718914404953420762268333---112.234.293.330.62357691716296.175.096.2577.2813.211.8157.21.5824.3
Montreal ExposEastNL204851565131205156229146268664748284910830---96.234.303.325.62858171678269.184.091.2618.1514.231.7556.71.5622.3
Baltimore OriolesEastAL186250285191153193291004837841507935366540---113.229.302.339.64156761704322.218.110.2618.9316.471.8450.31.7627.9
San Diego PadresWestNL197352134881181168381024527846407976159025---97.227.283.332.61557501731308.190.105.2597.0816.972.4051.11.7726.1
New York MetsEastNL187651355281154175311054904141589990348639---127.225.307.332.63958831706311.222.107.25710.0116.831.6848.91.7827.0
Texas RangersWestAL206850294611092166175642412673503926308434---100.217.290.290.58056801460239.184.073.2548.8616.301.8489.80.9921.9
24 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league League Abbreviation or name of league G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

1972 MLB Pitching Totals

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Team NameDivisionLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
Atlanta BravesWestNL70844.27375155404115220271,377.01412730654155512732698261.409.231.013.354.784.771.43.455
San Diego PadresWestNL58953.784231533915114270191,403.713506655891216189606311401.408.660.783.966.164.271.55.379
Houston AstrosWestNL84693.773981533813115245311,385.31340636580114498971584381.338.710.743.246.314.131.95.549
San Francisco GiantsWestNL69863.70374155447111219231,386.31309649570130507771536311.318.500.843.295.014.211.52.445
Philadelphia PhilliesEastNL59973.674191564313113263151,400.01318635571117536927518291.328.470.753.455.964.081.73.378
Montreal ExposEastNL70863.603731563910117217231,401.31281609560103579888478261.338.230.663.725.703.911.53.449
Texas RangersWestAL541003.54478154116143324341,374.7125862854092613868444481.368.240.604.015.684.111.42.351
Boston Red SoxEastAL85703.503711554818107216251,382.71309620538101512918322391.328.520.663.335.984.041.79.548
Milwaukee BrewersEastAL65913.453721563710119216321,391.71289595534116486740411331.288.340.753.144.793.851.52.417
St. Louis CardinalsEastNL75813.43372156641292216131,399.7129060053387531912535211.308.300.563.425.873.861.72.481
New York MetsEastNL83733.27363156328124207411,414.712635785141184861059532301.248.040.753.096.743.682.18.532
Kansas City RoyalsWestAL76783.243961544414110242291,381.3129354549785405801373301.238.430.552.645.223.551.98.494
Chicago CubsEastNL85703.223531565418102197321,398.71329567500112421824324341.258.550.722.715.303.651.96.548
Cincinnati RedsWestNL95593.21393154259129239601,412.71313557504129435806421201.248.370.822.775.143.551.85.617
Chicago White SoxWestAL87673.124021543611118248421,385.3126953848094431936472271.238.250.612.806.083.502.17.565
California AngelsWestAL75803.06347155571798192161,377.71109533469906201000493281.267.250.594.056.533.481.61.484
New York YankeesEastAL79763.033431553514120188391,373.3130652746387419625471301.268.560.572.754.103.451.49.510
Cleveland IndiansEastAL72842.974111564711109255241,410.01232519465123534846434401.257.860.793.415.403.311.58.462
Detroit TigersEastAL86702.964041564611110248331,388.31212514457101465952410471.217.860.653.016.173.332.05.551
Minnesota TwinsWestAL77772.863571543711117203341,399.31188535444105444838265371.177.640.682.865.393.441.89.500
Pittsburgh PiratesEastNL96592.81360155399116205481,414.3128251244290433838343291.218.160.572.765.333.261.94.619
Los Angeles DodgersWestNL85702.783311555021105176291,403.0119652743483429856433341.167.670.532.755.493.382.00.548
Oakland AthleticsWestAL93622.583911554215113236431,417.7117045740696418862292191.127.430.612.655.472.902.06.600
Baltimore OriolesEastAL80742.54321154621892167211,371.7111643038785395788352151.107.320.562.595.172.821.99.519
24 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league League Abbreviation or name of league W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))