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1972 Pittsburgh PiratesNational League (MLB)
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Bob Veale played for the 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record96-59 (1st in National League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkThree Rivers Stadium
ManagerBill VirdonGeneral ManagerJoe Brown
CoachesDon Leppert (First Base Coach), Joe Morgan (Hitting Coach), Frank Oceak (Third Base Coach), Don Osborn (Pitching Coach), Dave Ricketts (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsLost NLCS (Reds)
#1 Draft PickDwayne Peltier (#23)
Attendance1,427,460 (Rank: 7th)
Years Available1887-2018

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

 
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1972 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
16Al OliverofL25140565881762741289243444517413.312.352.437.78924743612.318.125.182.3565.67.21.32.047.124.4
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
35Manny SanguillencR28136520551551887711221380061110.298.322.404.72621033547.308.106.144.3213.87.01.81.374.321.3
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
8Willie Stargell1bL3213849575145282331121165129207157.293.373.558.93127663569.329.265.396.41011.422.72.05.815.043.5
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
3Richie Hebner3bL2412442763128244197200525460778.300.378.508.88621747492.302.208.330.39510.611.01.03.922.536.7
1966- 1-  15-PIT
 
30Dave Cash2bR24994255812022433099223103217.282.316.374.69015929452.298.092.144.3144.96.91.40.7141.724.2
1966- 5-  95-PIT
 
21Roberto ClementeofR37102378681181971060002949006715.312.356.479.83518136413.332.167.243.3707.011.91.72.437.830.5    
6Rennie Stennett2b-ofR211093704310614533043943200116.286.307.376.68313922381.318.090.116.3102.411.34.80.8123.320.8
1969-   UDFA-PIT
 
18Vic DavalilloofL3511736859117192428141264435163.318.367.413.78015225403.352.095.201.3526.510.91.71.092.021.4
1958-   UDFA-CIN
 
14Gene AlleyssR311193473086122336433852031106.248.321.320.64111117389.283.072.184.2899.813.41.40.8115.719.8
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
15Gene ClinesofR2510731152104156017126164723217.334.369.421.79013121334.391.087.158.3584.814.12.90.00.020.2
1966- 6- 115-PIT
 
7Bob Robertson1bR251153062559110124111418430424.193.291.346.63710623354.220.153.288.29611.623.72.13.425.539.0
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
2Jackie HernandezssR31721761233711140094301014.188.227.256.483459186.242.068.119.2224.823.14.80.5176.027.3
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
29Milt MaycL2157139123910001400101300223.281.325.353.6784910151.305.072.144.3056.68.61.30.00.025.6
1968-11- 237-PIT
 
11Jose Pagan3bR3753127113290380051713101.252.284.394.6785012137.269.142.181.3083.712.43.42.242.337.5
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
28Steve BlasspR303582815200300222012001.183.202.207.40917296.250.024.049.1902.122.911.00.00.013.3
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
38Bob MoosepR24327171201061072516100.169.250.197.44714186.255.028.141.2178.129.13.60.00.08.3
1965-18- 342-PIT
 
34Nelson BrilespR28287061110040023205100.157.178.171.34912178.282.014.043.1622.641.016.00.00.09.1
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
9Bill Mazeroski2bR3534643124003003503212.188.217.250.46716472.197.062.109.2064.26.91.70.00.033.3    
17Dock EllispB2736596900010012201000.153.167.153.3209061.243.000.017.1491.636.122.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
25Bruce KisonpR22325331041090012702000.189.204.302.50616556.385.113.132.2281.848.227.00.00.050.0
1968-14- 309-PIT
 
22Richie ZiskofR2317374730040071000001.189.318.270.58810344.259.081.270.28415.922.71.40.00.042.9
1967- 3-  56-PIT
 
27Bob JohnsonpL2931352510020011601001.143.167.171.3386137.263.028.057.1582.743.216.00.00.020.0
1966-37- 699-LAN
 
23Luke WalkerpL2826240200000011201000.083.120.083.2032026.167.000.042.1013.946.212.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
36Ramon HernandezpB315312121000000300000.167.167.250.4173112.222.083.083.1870.025.00.00.00.050.0
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
31Dave GiustipR325410000000000401000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.036.40.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
12Chuck Goggin2bB2657020000001100000.286.375.286.661208.333.000.143.31512.512.51.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
32Bob MillerpR33364000000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.020.00.00.00.00.0    
10Frank TaverasssR2243000000001100001.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17425.025.01.00.00.00.0
1968-   UDFA-PIT
 
37Fernando Gonzalez3bR2232000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1968-   UDFA-SE1
 
4Charlie SandscL2411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1965-21- 417-BAL
 
12Gene GarberpR2441000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
39Bob VealepB3651000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
Batting Totals: (32 players)1555490691150525147110654493040487125525069110.274.324.397.72121804086021.306.397.200.0006.714.52.21.849.927.1 

1972 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
28Steve BlassR30STMLB1982.493332111200249.2227806918841176141.258.180.653.034.221.392.88.7043.46
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
38Bob MooseR24STMLB13102.91313016311226.0213847311471446141.158.480.441.875.733.063.35.5652.43
1965-18- 342-PIT
 
34Nelson BrilesR28STMLB14113.08282719210195.2185836714431202011.178.510.641.985.522.793.82.5602.78
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
17Dock EllisR27STMLB1572.70252504100163.11566049633962031.168.600.331.825.292.913.31.6822.36
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
25Bruce KisonR22S/RMLB973.263218146153152.0123615511691028191.267.280.654.096.041.483.61.5633.54
1968-14- 309-PIT
 
27Bob JohnsonR29S/RMLB442.963111201063115.29840381446793041.257.631.093.586.151.723.11.5003.90
1966-37- 699-LAN
 
23Luke WalkerL28S/RMLB463.40261214205292.2984135434482001.439.520.393.304.661.413.98.4003.02
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
31Dave GiustiR32R/CLMLB741.935405400442274.2591816320543001.067.110.362.416.512.702.17.6362.28
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
36Ramon HernandezL31R/CLMLB501.675305300311470.0501413322471031.036.430.392.836.042.141.801.0002.68
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
32Bob MillerR33RelMLB522.65360360018354.1541916324180011.448.940.503.982.980.753.15.7143.83    
39Bob VealeL36RelMLB006.0050500309.010760761001.8910.000.007.006.000.867.00.0003.40
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
12Gene GarberR24RelMLB007.1140400106.17553330001.649.954.264.264.261.007.11.0009.03
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
39Jim McKeeR25RelMLB100.0020200105.02000140000.603.600.001.807.204.000.001.0001.40
1969- 4-  82-PIT
 
Pitching Totals: (13 players)96592.81155155205399116481415128251244290433838343291.218.150.572.755.331.943.26.619  

1972 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDave Giusti32MLBp54-741151017.9410.300.2255-54100.034.8Fielding by Day
PRamon Hernandez31MLBp53-7031100141.0000.260.2011-53100.034.2Fielding by Day
PBob Miller33MLBp36-54281111.9090.280.19-1136100.023.2Fielding by Day
PSteve Blass30MLBp33-24915462663.9681.850.245813594.321.3Fielding by Day
PBruce Kison22MLBp32-1529151225.9600.750.1637132100.020.6Fielding by Day
PBob Johnson29MLBp31-115671114.9290.420.1184231100.020.0Fielding by Day
PBob Moose24MLBp31-22620332155.9641.710.23113-3296.920.0Fielding by Day
PNelson Briles28MLBp28-19511261138.9741.320.19107128100.018.1Fielding by Day
PLuke Walker28MLBp26-923133319.8420.620.1712-26100.016.8Fielding by Day
PDock Ellis27MLBp25-163161502311.0001.240.19101-3669.416.1Fielding by Day
PBob Veale36MLBp5-900101.0000.000.00-2-5100.03.2Fielding by Day
PGene Garber24MLBp4-6110021.0000.500.33---4100.02.6Fielding by Day
PJim McKee25MLBp2-5000000.000.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CManny Sanguillen28MLBc128-11297215094780.9886.020.684229513694.182.6Fielding by Day
CMilt May21MLBc33-2851792132203.9856.060.70121215757.921.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BWillie Stargell32MLBof-1b101-832881401596936.9849.121.11---13873.265.2Fielding by Day
1BBob Robertson25MLB1b89-53150260457566.9936.311.06---11577.457.4Fielding by Day
1BVic Davalillo35MLBof8-2919202211.0002.630.72---1176.85.2Fielding by Day
1BAl Oliver25MLBof-1b3-2221003211.0007.000.95---1402.11.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BDave Cash24MLB2b97-873260342581607.9926.210.69---9998.062.6Fielding by Day
2BRennie Stennett21MLB2b49-425129162742298.9775.940.68---10945.031.6Fielding by Day
2BBill Mazeroski35MLB2b15-10729391769.9864.530.64---3444.19.7Fielding by Day
2BChuck Goggin26MLB2b-of1-9040041.0004.000.44---520.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BRichie Hebner24MLB3b-1b121-104176210917295.9692.360.27---12497.678.1Fielding by Day
3BJose Pagan37MLBss-3b32-25025377369.8991.940.25---5360.420.6Fielding by Day
3BBob Robertson25MLB1b11-956202228.9292.360.27---1159.67.1Fielding by Day
3BGene Alley31MLBss4-9010011.0000.250.11---1193.42.6Fielding by Day
3BJackie Hernandez31MLBss4-4020021.0000.500.50---725.62.6Fielding by Day
3BBill Mazeroski35MLB2b3-13040041.0001.330.31---348.81.9Fielding by Day
3BFernando Gonzalez22MLB2b-3b1-101102.5001.001.00---333.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSGene Alley31MLBss114-8871813391688536.9704.560.59---11995.873.5Fielding by Day
SSJackie Hernandez31MLBss68-4961101802234312.9294.260.58---7294.443.9Fielding by Day
SSRennie Stennett21MLB2b6-20591215.9332.330.70---1095.53.9Fielding by Day
SSFrank Taveras22MLBss4-10220141.0001.000.40---4100.02.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFAl Oliver25MLBof-1b138-1223332451341.9852.430.27---14098.689.0Fielding by Day
OFVic Davalillo35MLBof96-761181440189.9791.930.24---11782.161.9Fielding by Day
OFRoberto Clemente37MLBof94-8121995022041.0002.170.25---10292.260.6Fielding by Day
OFGene Clines25MLBof83-626131760144.9581.660.22---10777.653.5Fielding by Day
OFRennie Stennett21MLB2b41-2806322167.9701.590.23---10937.626.5Fielding by Day
OFWillie Stargell32MLBof-1b32-2675012053.9621.590.19---13823.220.6Fielding by Day
OFBob Robertson25MLB1b23-1683521038.9741.610.22---11520.014.8Fielding by Day
OFRichie Zisk23MLBof12-841411016.9381.250.18---1770.67.7Fielding by Day
OFManny Sanguillen28MLBc2-14300031.0001.500.21---1361.51.3Fielding by Day
OFJose Pagan37MLBss-3b2-6200021.0001.000.33---533.81.3Fielding by Day

1972 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe BrownGeneral Manager1918-09-01 53New York,New York --   EXEC
Nellie KingBroadcaster1928-03-15 44Shenandoah,Pennsylvania MLB1954-19571954-1957   P
Don LeppertFirst Base Coach1931-10-19 40Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1961-19641961-1964
1955-   UDFA-MLB
C
Joe MorganHitting Coach1930-11-19 41Walpole,Massachusetts MLB1959-19641959-1964
1952-   UDFA-BSN
3B
Frank OceakThird Base Coach1912-09-08 59Cliffside Park,New Jersey --   IF
Don OsbornPitching Coach1908-06-23 64Sandpoint,Idaho --   P
Hardy PetersonScouting Director1929-10-17 42Perth Amboy,New Jersey MLB1955-19591955-1959   C
Dave RickettsBullpen Coach1935-07-12 36Pottstown,Pennsylvania MLB1963-19701963-1970
1957-   UDFA-SLN
C
Bill VirdonManager1931-06-09 41Hazel Park,Michigan MLB1955-19681955-1968   OF