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1972 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 96-59 .619
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 691-512 + 179
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Joe Brown
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 1,427,460 7/24
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Reds)
Top Draft Pick: Dwayne Peltier (#23) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
First Base Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Joe Morgan
Pitching Coach: Don Osborn
Third Base Coach: Frank Oceak

#1 Draft Picks

Richie Hebner (#15)
National League East Standings
Full League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Gene AlleySS6-0165R-R311963UDFAMLB--
    28Steve BlassP6-0165R-R301964UDFAMLB--
    34Nelson BrilesP5-11200R-R281965UDFAMLB--
    30Dave Cash2B5-11175R-R241969PIT: 1966-5-95MLB--
    21Roberto ClementeOF5-11175R-R371955UDFAMLB--
    15Gene ClinesOF5-9170R-R251970PIT: 1966-6-115MLB--
    18Vic DavalilloOF5-7155L-L351963UDFAMLB--
    17Dock EllisP6-3210B-R271968UDFAMLB--
    12Gene GarberP5-10175R-R241969PIT: 1965-20-382MLB--
    31Dave GiustiP5-11195R-R321962UDFAMLB--
    12Chuck Goggin2B-OF5-11175B-R261972UDFAMLB--
    37Fernando Gonzalez2B-3B5-10170R-R221972UDFAMLB--
    3Richie Hebner3B-1B6-1200L-R241968PIT: 1966-1-15MLB--
    2Jackie HernandezSS6-0175R-R311965UDFAMLB--
    36Ramon HernandezP5-9170B-L311967UDFAMLB--
    27Bob JohnsonP6-4220L-R291969LAN: 1966-37-699MLB--
    25Bruce KisonP6-4178R-R221971PIT: 1968-14-309MLB--
    29Milt MayC6-0190L-R211970PIT: 1968-11-237MLB--
    9Bill Mazeroski2B5-11183R-R351956Not draftedMLB--
    39Jim McKeeP6-7215R-R251972PIT: 1969-4-80MLB--
    32Bob MillerP6-1182R-R331957UDFAMLB--
    38Bob MooseP6-0200R-R241967PIT: 1965-18-342MLB--
    16Al OliverOF-1B6-0195L-L251968UDFAMLB--
    11Jose PaganSS-3B5-9165R-R371959UDFAMLB--
    7Bob Robertson1B6-1210R-R251967UDFAMLB--
    4Charlie SandsC6-2215L-R241967BAL: 1965-21-417MLB--
    35Manny SanguillenC6-0193R-R281967UDFAMLB--
    8Willie StargellOF-1B6-2225L-L321962UDFAMLB--
    6Rennie Stennett2B5-11175R-R211971UDFAMLB--
    10Frank TaverasSS6-0168R-R221972UDFAMLB--
    39Bob VealeP6-6212B-L361962UDFAMLB--
    23Luke WalkerP6-2192L-L281965UDFAMLB--
    22Richie ZiskOF6-1208R-R231971PIT: 1967-3-56MLB--

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