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1972 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  75-81   .481
Result:   4th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Red Schoendienst
General Manager:   Bing Devine
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Attendance:  1,196,894
Playoffs:  -

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Donn Clendenon (36)
Youngest Player:  Ken Reitz (21)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Gibson (14)
Top Hitter:  Lou Brock (9)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Gibson (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Dan Larson (#21)

Roster Continuity:  60.21%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9659.619--
Chi Cubs8570.54811.0
NY Mets8373.53213.5
St. Louis7581.48121.5
Montreal7086.44926.5
Philadelphia5997.37837.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
16Ron Allen1BMLB6-3205BothRight12/23/194328Wampum,Pennsylvania196620394DET

17Matty AlouOFMLB5-9160LeftLeft12/22/193833Haina,Dominican Republic1957UDFA NY1
21Brant AlyeaOFMLB6-3215RightRight12/8/194031Passaic,New Jersey1962UDFA CIN
19Dwain AndersonSSMLB5-11165RightRight11/23/194724Oakland,California1965UDFA KC1
42Ray BarePMLB6-2195RightRight4/15/194923Miami,Florida1969349SLN
48Jim BibbyPMLB6-5235RightRight10/29/194427Franklinton,North Carolina1965UDFA NYN
20Lou BrockOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft6/18/193933El Dorado,Arkansas1961UDFA CHN
12Bernie CarboOFMLB6-0175LeftRight8/5/194724Detroit,Michigan1965116CIN
47Lance ClemonsPMLB6-2205LeftLeft7/6/194724Philadelphia,Pennsylvania19687153KCA
16Donn Clendenon1BMLB6-3210RightRight7/15/193536Neosho,MissouriUDFA 
22Reggie ClevelandPMLB6-1195RightRight5/23/194824Swift Current,Saskatchewan1966UDFA SLN
25Tony CloningerPMLB6-0210RightRight8/13/194031Lincoln County,North Carolina1958UDFA MLB
4Ed CrosbySS-3BMLB6-2180LeftRight5/26/194923Long Beach,California1969243SLN
38Jose CruzOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft8/8/194724Arroyo,Puerto Rico1967UDFA SLN
36John CumberlandPMLB6-0190RightLeft5/10/194725Westbrook,Maine1967UDFA NYA
28Moe DrabowskyPMLB6-2200RightRight7/21/193536Ozanna,PolandUDFA 
46Don DurhamPMLB6-0170RightRight3/21/194923Yosemite,Kentucky19707155SLN
10Mike Fiore1BMLB6-0185LeftLeft10/11/194427Brooklyn,New York1978UDFA PIT
28Rich FolkersPMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/17/194625Waterloo,Iowa1967344CHA
45Bob GibsonPMLB6-1195RightRight11/9/193536Omaha,Nebraska1957UDFA SLN
31Joe GrzendaPMLB6-2180RightLeft6/8/193735Scranton,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
36Santiago GuzmanPMLB6-2180RightRight7/25/194922San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
12Joe Hague1B-OFMLB6-0198LeftLeft4/25/194428Huntington,West Virginia1966UDFA SLN
37Dennis HigginsPMLB6-4190RightRight8/4/193932Jefferson City,Missouri1958UDFA CHA
39Al HraboskyPMLB5-11185RightLeft7/21/194922Oakland,California1969119SLN
30Charlie HudsonPMLB6-3185LeftLeft8/18/194922Ada,Oklahoma196710183NYN
18Skip JutzeCMLB5-11195RightRight5/28/194626Bayside,New York1968474SLN
25Mick KelleherSS-3BMLB5-9176RightRight7/25/194724Seattle,Washington1969368SLN
11Marty MartinezSS-3BMLB6-1175BothRight8/23/194130Havana,Cuba1978UDFA TEX
27Dal MaxvillSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight2/18/193933Granite City,Illinois1960UDFA SLN
15Jerry McNertneyCMLB6-1195RightRight8/7/193635Boone,Iowa1958UDFA CHA
26Luis MelendezOFMLB6-0165RightRight8/11/194922Aibonito,Puerto Rico1967UDFA SLN
44Lowell PalmerPMLB6-1190RightRight8/18/194724Sacramento,California196616PHI
56Tim PlodinecPMLB6-4190RightRight1/27/194725Aliquippa,Pennsylvania196833738SLN
44,47Ken Reitz3BMLB6-0185RightRight6/24/195121San Francisco,California196931730SLN
21Jorge RoqueOFMLB5-10158RightRight4/28/195022Ponce,Puerto Rico1967UDFA SLN
34Al SantoriniPMLB6-0190RightRight5/19/194824Irvington,New Jersey1966111ATL
35Diego SeguiPMLB6-0190RightRight8/17/193734Holguin,Cuba1959UDFA KC1
44Don ShawPMLB6-0185LeftLeft2/23/194428Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania196535636NYN
23Ted SimmonsC-1BMLB6-0200BothRight8/9/194922Highland Park,Michigan1967110SLN
41Ted Sizemore2BMLB5-10165RightRight4/15/194527Gadsden,Alabama196615299LAN
24Scipio SpinksPMLB6-1185RightRight7/12/194724Chicago,Illinois1966UDFA HOU
32Bill Stein3B-2BMLB5-10170RightRight1/21/194725Battle Creek,Michigan1969490SLN
9Joe TorreC-1BMLB6-1210RightRight7/18/194031Brooklyn,New York1959UDFA MLB
10Mike Tyson2BMLB5-9170RightRight1/13/195022Rocky Mount,North Carolina1970360SLN
17Bill VossOFMLB6-2160LeftLeft10/31/194328Glendale,California1964UDFA DET
40Rick WisePMLB6-2195RightRight9/13/194526Jackson,Michigan1963UDFA PHI
Team PersonnelPosition 
Vern BensonBullpen Coach 
Ken BoyerHitting Coach 
Jack BuckBroadcaster 
Bing DevineGeneral Manager 
George KissellFirst Base Coach 
Red SchoendienstManager 
Barney SchultzPitching Coach 
Mike ShannonBroadcaster 
Bob StarrBroadcaster 
Lee ThomasThird Base Coach 


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