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1972 Chicago CubsSeason Roster
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Gene Hiser played for the 1972 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record85-70 (2nd in National League East)League Rank5thMLB Rank9th
ManagerWhitey Lockman,Leo DurocherGeneral ManagerJohn Holland
CoachesHank Aguirre (Hitting Coach), Ernie Banks (First Base Coach), Larry Jansen (Pitching Coach), Q.V. Lowe (Bullpen Coach), Pete Reiser (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBrian Vernoy (#15)
Attendance1,299,163
Years Available1876-2018

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 Chicago Cubs.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1972 baseball season.

1972 Chicago Cubs 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)
38Jack AkerP6-2 190 R-R 1940-07-13 31Tulare,California MLB1960-19741964-1974Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1959-   UDFA-KC1
 
18Glenn Beckert2B6-1 190 R-R 1940-10-12 31Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1962-19751965-1975Perry Traditional Academy (Pittsburgh,PA)Allegheny Col
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
33Bill BonhamP6-3 195 R-R 1948-10-01 23Glendale,California MLB1970-19821971-1980Francis Poly (Sun Valley,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col, UCLA
1968-31- 695-BAL
 
19Pat Bourque1B6-0 210 L-L 1947-03-23 25Worcester,Massachusetts MLB1969-19741971-1974St. John's (Shrewsbury,MA)Col. the Holy Cross
1969-33- 770-CHN
 
1Jose CardenalOF5-10 150 R-R 1943-10-07 28Matanza,Cuba MLB1961-19801963-1980  
1960-   UDFA-SFN
 
17Frank Coggins2B6-2 187 B-R 1944-05-22 28Griffin,Georgia MLB1967-19721967-1972  
1963-   UDFA-WS2
 
34Clint ComptonP5-11 185 L-L 1950-11-01 21Montgomery,Alabama MLB1972-19931972-1972Robert E. Lee (Montgomery,AL)
1968- 3-  47-ATL
 
24Tommy Davis1B-OF6-2 205 R-R 1939-03-21 33Brooklyn,New York MLB1957-19761959-1976Boys and Girls (Brooklyn,NY)
1956-   UDFA-BRO
 
37Joe DeckerP6-0 180 R-R 1947-06-16 25Storm Lake,Iowa MLB1965-19831969-1979Petaluma (Petaluma,CA)Arizona St
1965- 9- 161-CHN
 
23Carmen Fanzone3B-1B6-0 200 R-R 1943-08-30 28Detroit,Michigan MLB1964-19741970-1974Cass Technical (Detroit,MI)Central Michigan U., Ferris St
1964-   UDFA-BOS
 
47Frank FernandezC6-1 192 R-R 1943-04-16 29Staten Island,New York MLB1967-19721967-1972Curtis (Staten Island,NY)
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
40Larry GuraP6-1 185 B-L 1947-11-26 24Joliet,Illinois MLB1969-19851970-1985Joliet East (Joliet,IL)Arizona St
1969- 2-  40-CHN
 
37Steve HamiltonP6-7 195 L-L 1935-11-30 36Columbia,Kentucky MLB1961-19721961-1972Charlestown (Charlestown,IN)Morehead St
1958-   UDFA-CLE
 
49Bill HandsP6-2 185 R-R 1940-05-06 32Hackensack,New Jersey MLB1959-19751965-1975Rutherford (Rutherford,NJ)
1959-   UDFA-SFN
 
39Ellie HendricksC6-1 175 L-R 1940-12-22 31Charlotte Amalie,Virgin Islands MLB1959-19791968-1979  
1959-   UDFA-MLB
 
28Jim Hickman1B6-4 205 R-R 1937-05-10 35Henning,Tennessee MLB1956-19741962-1974Ripley (Ripley,TN)
1956-   UDFA-SLN
 
16,21Gene HiserOF5-11 175 L-L 1948-12-11 23Baltimore,Maryland MLB1970-19751971-1975Towson (Towson,MD)Maryland
1970- 1-  19-CHN
 
44Burt HootonP6-1 210 R-R 1950-02-07 22Greenville,Texas MLB1971-19851971-1985Greenville (Greenville,TX)Texas
1971- 1-   2-CHN
 
9Randy HundleyC6-0 175 R-R 1942-06-01 30Martinsville,Virginia MLB1960-19771964-1977Bassett (Bassett,VA)
1960-   UDFA-SFN
 
31Fergie JenkinsP6-5 210 R-R 1943-12-13 28Chatham,Ontario MLB1962-19831965-1983Chatham Vocational (Chatham,ON)
1962-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Don KessingerSS6-1 175 B-R 1942-07-17 29Forrest City,Arkansas MLB1964-19791964-1979Forrest City (Forrest City,AR)Mississippi
1964-   UDFA-CHN
 
24Pete LaCockOF6-3 210 L-L 1952-01-17 20Burbank,California MLB1970-19801972-1980Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)
1970- 1-  20-CHN
 
12J.C. MartinC6-2 200 L-R 1936-12-13 35Axton,Virginia MLB1956-19721959-1972  
1956-   UDFA-CHA
 
30Dan McGinnP6-0 190 L-L 1943-11-29 28Omaha,Nebraska MLB1966-19721968-1972Cathedral (Omaha,NE)Notre Dame
1966- 1-  10-CIN
 
7Rick MondayOF6-3 200 L-L 1945-11-20 26Batesville,Arkansas MLB1965-19841966-1984Santa Monica (Santa Monica,CA)Arizona St
1965- 1-   1-KC1
 
29Al Montreuil2B5-5 158 R-R 1943-08-23 28New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1972-19721972-1972De La Salle (New Orleans,LA)Loyola U.
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
25Billy NorthOF5-11 185 B-R 1948-05-15 24Seattle,Washington MLB1969-19811971-1981Garfield (Seattle,WA)Central Washington U.
1969-12- 280-CHN
 
32Milt PappasP6-3 190 R-R 1939-05-11 33Detroit,Michigan MLB1957-19731957-1973Cooley (Detroit,MI)    
8Joe Pepitone1B6-2 200 L-L 1940-10-09 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1958-19731962-1973John Jay (Brooklyn,NY)
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
36Tom PhoebusP5-8 185 R-R 1942-04-07 30Baltimore,Maryland MLB1960-19721966-1972Mount Saint Joseph (Baltimore,MD)
1960-   UDFA-BAL
 
46Juan PizarroP5-11 190 L-L 1937-02-07 35Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1956-19741957-1974      
22Paul Popovich2B6-0 175 B-R 1940-08-18 31Flemington,West Virginia MLB1960-19751964-1975Flemington (Flemington,WV)West Virginia U.
1960-   UDFA-CHN
 
27Phil ReganP6-3 200 R-R 1937-04-06 35Otsego,Michigan MLB1960-19721960-1972Wayland (Wayland,MI)Western Michigan U.
1956-   UDFA-DET
 
48Rick ReuschelP6-3 235 R-R 1949-05-16 23Quincy,Illinois MLB1970-19911972-1991Camp Point Central (Camp Point,IL)Western Illinois U.
1970- 3-  67-CHN
 
17Dave RoselloSS5-11 160 R-R 1950-06-26 22Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB1969-19821972-1981  
1968-   UDFA-CHN
 
15Ken RudolphC6-1 185 R-R 1946-12-29 25Rockford,Illinois MLB1965-19781969-1977Cathedral (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles CC
1965- 2-  26-CHN
 
10Ron Santo3B6-0 190 R-R 1940-02-25 32Seattle,Washington MLB1959-19741960-1974Franklin (Seattle,WA)
1959-   UDFA-CHN
 
24Art Shamsky1B6-1 175 L-L 1941-10-14 30St. Louis,Missouri MLB1960-19721965-1972University City (University City,MO)Missouri
1959-   UDFA-CIN
 
27Jim TyroneOF6-1 185 R-R 1949-01-29 23Alice,Texas MLB1971-19781972-1977Alice (Alice,TX)UT Rio Grande Valley
1971- 7- 164-CHN
 
20Chris WardOF-1B6-0 180 L-L 1949-05-18 23Oakland,California MLB1968-19771972-1974Arroyo (San Lorenzo,CA)Chabot Col
1968- 1-  19-CHA
 
26Billy WilliamsOF6-1 175 L-R 1938-06-15 34Whistler,Alabama MLB1956-19761959-1976  
1956-   UDFA-CHN
 
41 Players