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1972 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Pittsburgh Pirates1559659.619--Bill Virdon$0Willie Stargell (930)Luke Walker (1.43)
    2Chicago Cubs1558570.54811.0Leo Durocher, Whitey Lockman$0Billy Williams (1,005)Tom Phoebus (1.46)
    3New York Mets1568373.53213.5Yogi Berra$0Bud Harrelson (578)Gary Gentry (1.39)
    4St. Louis Cardinals1567581.48121.5Red Schoendienst$0Ted Simmons (801)Al Santorini (1.37)
    5Montreal Expos1567086.44926.5Gene Mauch$0Ron Fairly (779)Steve Renko (1.68)
    6Philadelphia Phillies1565997.37837.5Frank Lucchesi, Paul Owens$0Greg Luzinski (785)Dick Selma (1.67)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Cincinnati Reds*1549559.617--Sparky Anderson$0Johnny Bench (920)Jim McGlothlin (1.48)
    2Houston Astros1538469.54910.5Harry Walker, Salty Parker, Leo Durocher$0Cesar Cedeno (921)Dave Roberts (1.48)
    3Los Angeles Dodgers1558570.54810.5Walter Alston$0Willie Davis (758)Al Downing (1.30)
    4Atlanta Braves1547084.45525.0Lum Harris, Eddie Mathews$0Hank Aaron (904)George Stone (1.68)
    5San Francisco Giants1556986.44526.5Charlie Fox$0Bobby Bonds (772)Don Carrithers (1.67)
    6San Diego Padres1535895.37936.5Preston Gomez, Don Zimmer$0Nate Colbert (841)Bill Greif (1.52)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Pittsburgh PiratesLost NLCS (Reds)
    Cincinnati RedsLost World Series (Athletics)
    1972 National League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Atlanta Braves70841545278628136318617144593473553277035445538131.258.324.3827062015
    Chicago Cubs85701555247685134620640133634694756581528786743126.257.326.3877132031
    Cincinnati Reds955915452417071317214441246501406360691437856554109.251.326.3807061991
    Houston Astros84691535267708135923338134660111565249073269625198.258.322.3937152070
    Los Angeles Dodgers8570155527058413491783998543823948078624538940121.256.316.3606761899
    Montreal Expos7086156515651312051562291462686647482849551083096.234.297.3256221678
    New York Mets83731565135528115417531105490414158999034708639127.225.302.3326341706
    Philadelphia Phillies5997156524850312402003698469425048793022506936104.236.299.3446431806
    Pittsburgh Pirates96591555490691150525147110654493040487125695250110.274.321.3977182180
    San Diego Padres5895153521348811811683810245278464079761553902597.227.281.3326131731
    San Francisco Giants698615552456621281211361506001234548096430426439107.244.306.3846902014
    St. Louis Cardinals75811565326568138321442705181044843779327615836141.260.314.3556691891
    1972 National League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Atlanta Braves70844.2715440427137713636286541445327701.388.910.943.485.03
    Chicago Cubs85703.22155541832139913466855001335658151.378.660.863.645.24
    Cincinnati Reds95593.2115425960141313177075041246069141.368.390.793.865.82
    Houston Astros84693.77153381331138513597085801345249071.368.830.873.405.89
    Los Angeles Dodgers85702.7815550212914031349584434984807861.308.650.633.085.04
    Montreal Expos70863.6015639102314011205513560914748281.207.740.583.045.32
    New York Mets83733.2715632841141511545285141055899901.237.340.673.756.30
    Philadelphia Phillies59973.6715643131514001240503571984879301.237.970.633.135.98
    Pittsburgh Pirates96592.8115539948141415056914421104048711.359.580.702.575.54
    San Diego Padres58953.78153391519140411814885891024079761.137.570.652.616.26
    San Francisco Giants69863.7015544723138612816625701504809641.278.320.973.126.26
    St. Louis Cardinals75813.4315664121314001383568533704377931.308.890.452.815.10


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