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1972 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Dave Hamilton played for the 1972 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record93-62 (1st in American League West)League Rank1stMLB Rank3rd
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerDick WilliamsGeneral ManagerCharlie Finley
CoachesJerry Adair (First Base Coach), Vern Hoscheit (Bullpen Coach), Irv Noren (Third Base Coach), Bill Posedel (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsWon World Series (Reds)
#1 Draft PickChet Lemon (#22)
Attendance921,323 (Rank: 14th)
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1972 Statistics -- 1972 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1972 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1972 baseball season.

1972 Oakland Athletics Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
14Matty AlouOF5-9 160 L-L 1938-12-22 33Haina,Dom Rep MLB1957-19741960-1974  
1957-   UDFA-NY1
 
7Brant AlyeaOF6-3 215 R-R 1940-12-08 31Passaic,New Jersey MLB1962-19721965-1972Rutherford (Rutherford,NJ)Hofstra U.
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
11Dwain AndersonSS-3B5-11 165 R-R 1947-11-23 24Oakland,California MLB1965-19741971-1974El Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA)
1965-   UDFA-KC1
 
6Sal Bando3B6-0 195 R-R 1944-02-13 28Cleveland,Ohio MLB1965-19811966-1981Warrensville Heights (Warrensville Heights,OH)Arizona St
1965- 6- 119-KC1
 
3Curt Blefary1B-OF6-2 195 L-R 1943-07-05 28Brooklyn,New York MLB1962-19721965-1972Mahwah (Mahwah,NJ)Towson U., Wagner Col
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
35Vida BlueP6-0 189 B-L 1949-07-28 22Mansfield,Louisiana MLB1968-19861969-1986DeSoto (Mansfield,LA)
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
15Bobby BrooksOF5-8 165 R-R 1945-11-01 26Los Angeles,California MLB1969-19731969-1973Narbonne (Harbor City,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1965-15- 299-KC1
 
8Larry Brown2B5-11 165 R-R 1940-03-01 32Shinnston,West Virginia MLB1958-19741963-1974Holy Name (Lake Worth,FL)
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
15Ollie BrownOF6-3 200 R-R 1944-02-11 28Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1962-19771965-1977Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)Long Beach City Col
1962-   UDFA-SFN
 
19Bert CampanerisSS5-10 160 R-R 1942-03-09 30Pueblo Nueva,Cuba MLB1962-19831964-1983  
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
12Orlando Cepeda1B6-2 210 R-R 1937-09-17 34Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19741958-1974      
4Ron Clark2B5-10 175 R-R 1943-01-14 29Fort Worth,Texas MLB1966-19751966-1975Brewer (Fort Worth,TX)
1961-   UDFA-PHI
 
16Tim Cullen2B6-1 185 R-R 1942-02-16 30San Francisco,California MLB1964-19721966-1972Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)Santa Clara U.
1964-   UDFA-BOS
 
10Dave DuncanC6-2 200 R-R 1945-09-26 26Dallas,Texas MLB1963-19761964-1976Crawford (San Diego,CA)
1963-   UDFA-KC1
 
5Mike Epstein1B6-3 230 L-L 1943-04-04 29Bronx,New York MLB1965-19741966-1974Fairfax (Los Angeles,CA)California
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
34Rollie FingersP6-4 195 R-R 1946-08-25 25Steubenville,Ohio MLB1965-19851968-1985Upland (Upland,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
3Adrian GarrettOF6-3 185 L-R 1943-01-03 29Brooksville,Florida MLB1966-19761966-1976Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)
1961-   UDFA-MLB
 
1Dick Green2B5-10 180 R-R 1941-04-21 31Sioux City,Iowa MLB1960-19741963-1974Mitchell (Mitchell,SD)
1960-   UDFA-KC1
 
33Dave HamiltonP6-0 190 L-L 1947-12-13 24Seattle,Washington MLB1966-19811972-1980Edmonds (Edmonds,WA)
1966- 5-  82-KC1
 
12Larry HaneyC6-2 195 R-R 1942-11-19 29Charlottesville,Virginia MLB1961-19781966-1978Orange County (Orange,VA)
1961-   UDFA-BAL
 
20Mike Hegan1B6-1 190 L-L 1942-07-21 29Cleveland,Ohio MLB1962-19771964-1977St. Ignatius (Cleveland,OH)Col. the Holy Cross
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
25George HendrickOF6-3 195 R-R 1949-10-18 22Los Angeles,California MLB1968-19881971-1988Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)East Los Angeles Col
1968- 1-   1-OAK
 
30Ken HoltzmanP6-2 175 R-L 1945-11-03 26St. Louis,Missouri MLB1965-19791965-1979University City (University City,MO)Illinois
1965- 4-  61-CHN
 
22Joe HorlenP6-0 175 R-R 1937-08-14 34San Antonio,Texas MLB1959-19721961-1972Luther Burbank (San Antonio,TX)Oklahoma St
1959-   UDFA-CHA
 
27Catfish HunterP6-0 195 R-R 1946-04-08 26Hertford,North Carolina MLB1965-19791965-1979Perquimans County (Hertford,NC)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
9Reggie JacksonOF6-0 200 L-L 1946-05-18 26Wynecote,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19871967-1987Cheltenham (Cheltenham,PA)Arizona St
1966- 1-   2-KC1
 
33Mike KilkennyP6-3 175 R-L 1945-04-11 27Bradford,Ontario MLB1964-19731969-1973  
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
32Darold KnowlesP6-0 190 L-L 1941-12-09 30Brunswick,Missouri MLB1961-19801965-1980Brunswick (Brunswick,MO)Missouri
1961-   UDFA-BAL
 
11Ted Kubiak2B6-0 175 B-R 1942-05-12 30New Brunswick,New Jersey MLB1961-19761967-1976Highland Park (Highland Park,NJ)
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
24Allan LewisOF6-0 170 B-R 1941-12-12 30Colon,Panama MLB1961-19731967-1973  
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
36Bob LockerP6-3 200 B-R 1938-03-15 34George,Iowa MLB1960-19751965-1975George (George,IA)Iowa St
1960-   UDFA-CHA
 
2Angel MangualOF5-10 180 R-R 1947-03-19 25Juana Diaz,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19761969-1976  
1966-   UDFA-PIT
 
12Gonzalo Marquez1B5-11 180 L-L 1946-03-31 26Carupano,Venezuela MLB1966-19741972-1974  
1966-   UDFA-KC1
 
11Marty Martinez2B6-1 175 B-R 1941-08-23 30Havana,Cuba MLB1960-19801962-1972  
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
21Dal Maxvill2B5-11 160 R-R 1939-02-18 33Granite City,Illinois MLB1960-19751962-1975   Washington U. in St. Louis
1960-   UDFA-SLN
 
17Denny McLainP6-1 185 R-R 1944-03-29 28Chicago,Illinois MLB1962-19721963-1972Mount Carmel (Chicago,IL)
1962-   UDFA-CHA
 
18Bill McNulty3B6-4 205 R-R 1946-08-29 25Sacramento,California MLB1965-19721969-1972Highlands (North Highlands,CA)American River Col
1965-   UDFA-KC1
 
4Don Mincher1B6-3 213 L-R 1938-06-24 34Huntsville,Alabama MLB1956-19721960-1972S.R. Butler (Huntsville,AL)
1956-   UDFA-CHA
 
13Blue Moon OdomP6-0 185 R-R 1945-05-29 27Macon,Georgia MLB1964-19771964-1976Ballard Hudson (Macon,GA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
33Jim RolandP6-3 190 R-L 1942-12-14 29Franklin,North Carolina MLB1961-19721962-1972Broughton (Raleigh,NC)
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
26Joe RudiOF6-2 200 R-R 1946-09-07 25Modesto,California MLB1964-19821967-1982Downey (Modesto,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
24Diego SeguiP6-0 190 R-R 1937-08-17 34Holguin,Cuba MLB1958-19771962-1977Bishop Ward (Kansas City,KS)
1958-   UDFA-CIN
 
7Art ShamskyOF-1B6-1 175 L-L 1941-10-14 30St. Louis,Missouri MLB1960-19721965-1972University City (University City,MO)Missouri
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
14Don ShawP6-0 185 L-L 1944-02-23 28Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19721967-1972Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)San Diego St
1965-35- 636-NYN
 
38Gene TenaceC6-0 190 R-R 1946-10-10 25Russellton,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19831969-1983Valley (Lucasville,OH)
1965-20- 399-KC1
 
24Bill VossOF6-2 160 L-L 1943-10-31 28Glendale,California MLB1964-19721965-1972  
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
17Gary WaslewskiP6-4 195 R-R 1941-07-21 30Meriden,Connecticut MLB1960-19721967-1972Berlin (Berlin,CT)Connecticut
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
47 Players