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1972 ATLANTA BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  
Team Record:  70-84   .455
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Lum Harris, Eddie Mathews
General Manager:   Paul Richards
Stadium:  Atlanta Stadium
Attendance:  752,973
Playoffs: Season in progress

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Hank Aaron (38)
Youngest Player:  Rowland Office (19)
Longest Tenure:  Felix Millan, Ron Reed, Phil Niekro, Hank Aaron, Pat Jarvis (7)
Top Hitter:  Hank Aaron (13)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Niekro (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Preston Hanna (#11)

Roster Continuity:  85.87%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9559.617--
Houston8469.54910.5
LA Dodgers8570.54810.5
Atlanta7084.45525.0
SF Giants6986.44526.5
San Diego5895.37936.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
32Earl Williamsc-1b19231965-1-6MLB1515657214624228870062118660417.258.336.4570258637440895.4.279
48Ralph Garrof26261967-3-52MLB134554871802201253259254162639.325.359.4300238594401946.3.333
17Felix Millan2b7728UDFA: 1964MLB1254984612819313864232831737.257.292.3130156534391513.6.269
9Marty Perezss-2b-25UDFA: 1964MLB14147933109131128033055313321.228.276.2650127518400291.9.254
44Hank Aaronof1338UDFA: 1952MLB1294497511910034774092551150217.265.390.5141000231544349977.5.235
12Dusty Bakerof30231967-26-503MLB12744662143272177647456842269.321.383.5041000225503327907.5.343
11Darrell Evans3b-1b20251967-3-55MLB12541867106120197142905844096.254.384.4190175521329796.5.249
28Mike Lumof-1b-26UDFA: 1963MLB123369408414293814505234027.228.323.3500129424298454.1.242
25Rico Cartyof-32UDFA: 1960MLB86271317512262900443304008.277.378.4020109315204466.0.297
45Oscar Brownof-261966-5-72MLB761641937513160242900004.226.244.323053168133102.1.258
15Paul Casanovac-30UDFA: 1960MLB49136828302100142802007.206.229.27203714011640.8.245
16Sonny Jacksonof-ss-27UDFA: 1962MLB6012620306308107900004.238.278.333042133100133.5.256
35Phil Niekrop6233UDFA: 1959MLB3893718101400122201112.194.216.2370221088920.7.239
4Larvell Blanksss-2b-221969-3-60MLB3385102850170071200113.329.376.4240369462146.1.370
2Jim Breazeale1b-221968-1-8MLB52851021205170161201002.247.297.4470389167114.6.235
30Orlando Cepeda1b-34UDFA: 1955MLB288462530490071701001.298.352.4760409160146.5.333
7Gil Garridoss-2b-31UDFA: 1960MLB4075112010071111611003.267.368.280021875983.8.290
38Ron Reedp-29UDFA: 1965MLB317351310050002100520.178.173.19201480670-0.2.241
37Ron Schuelerp-241967-3-43MLB37421810000011700200.190.209.2140945360-0.0.320
4Bob Didierc-231967-4-72MLB13405122105002410011.300.341.400016443065.6.324
19Rod Gilbreath2b-3b-191970-3-69MLB18382910011121010001.237.293.263010413121.7.321
36Tom Kelleyp-28UDFA: 1963MLB27341300000021300200.088.139.088033833-2-1.8.143
40George Stonep-251966-5-91MLB3325250002006600611.200.344.20005382821.9.250
33Pat Jarvisp-31UDFA: 1960MLB37242320010011000300.125.160.2080528240-0.2.214
22Mike McQueenp-211968-4-67MLB2323220002000800001.087.087.087022322-2-2.7.133
27Jim Hardinp-28UDFA: 1962MLB26213200110051200300.095.269.23805292210.8.125
24Jimmy Freemanp-211969-6-130MLB813010000002600000.077.200.077011512-1-1.6.143
30Denny McLainp-28UDFA: 1962MLB1512020000002400200.167.286.16702161200.9.250
23Jim Nashp-27UDFA: 1964MLB119020001000400000.222.222.22202970-0.2.400
34Cecil Upshawp-29UDFA: 1964MLB427010000000200100.143.143.14301870-0.9.200
24Steve Barberp-34UDFA: 1957MLB55010000000100000.200.200.200015400.3.250
18Rowland Officeof-191970-4-93MLB25120000001200000.400.500.400026318.6.667
43Joe Hoernerp-35UDFA: 1957MLB254000000000400000.000.000.0000044--.000
31Gary Neibauerp-271966-8-88MLB84000000000200100.000.000.0000055--.000
39Tom Housep-251967-3-48MLB81000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
23Larry Jasterp-28-MLB51000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (36 players)1545278628136318617144593473553277035445538131.258.328.3827102015593841746984.5.277

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
35Phil Niekro633UDFA: 1959MLB16123.06383617110282.12541129622531641031.098.100.701.695.230.32.2611.07
38Ron Reed4429UDFA: 1965MLB11153.93313011100213.02221099318601111101.329.380.762.544.690.54.2951.11
37Ron Schueler-241967-3-43MLB583.67371830122144.21226859166096401.267.591.003.735.970.63.2521.17
36Tom Kelley-28UDFA: 1963MLB574.5627142140116.11226559126559901.619.440.935.034.561.10.2910.88
40George Stone70251966-5-91MLB6115.5131162171111.01437268184463301.6811.591.463.575.110.70.3350.93
33Pat Jarvis-31UDFA: 1960MLB1174.103760017298.294504574456511.408.570.644.015.110.79.2980.68
27Jim Hardin-28UDFA: 1962MLB524.41269104279.2934739112425401.4710.511.242.712.820.96.3280.95
22Mike McQueen-211968-4-67MLB054.60237108178.1794540114440301.579.081.265.064.601.10.2880.74
30Denny McLain-28UDFA: 1962MLB356.50158205154.0604139121821121.4410.002.003.003.500.86.2640.72
34Cecil Upshaw4929UDFA: 1964MLB353.6942000291353.250222251923201.298.390.843.193.860.83.2651.45
24Jimmy Freeman-211969-6-130MLB226.0066100036.040262452218401.7210.001.255.504.501.22.2890.77
23Jim Nash-27UDFA: 1964MLB115.46114004131.135201922510601.9110.050.577.182.872.50.3241.11
43Joe Hoerner-35UDFA: 1957MLB136.562500012223.13418174819211.8013.111.543.097.330.42.4050.60
31Gary Neibauer-271966-8-88MLB007.2780002017.1271514668201.9014.023.123.124.150.75.3440.50
24Steve Barber-34UDFA: 1957MLB005.7450004015.2181010166211.5310.340.573.453.451.00.3091.15
23Larry Jaster-28-MLB115.1151001012.11277486101.628.762.925.844.381.33.2290.69
39Tom House-251967-3-48MLB002.898000529.1733167001.396.750.965.796.750.86.2611.43
Totals: (36 players)70844.27154154404114271,37714127306541445127326981.389.231.013.354.780.70.291 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Earl WilliamsC11658449137.9800.00 
Earl WilliamsC11698658449137.9805.78 
Paul CasanovaC433001391643.9754.65 
Paul CasanovaC431391643.9750.00 
Bob DidierC11915011011.0006.03 
Bob DidierC115011011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Hank Aaron1B109968661479.9870.00 
Hank Aaron1B109932968661479.9879.98 
Orlando Cepeda1B22176171130151.0009.41 
Orlando Cepeda1B22171130151.0000.00 
Earl Williams1B2014014080101.0009.50 
Earl Williams1B2014080101.0000.00 
Jim Breazeale1B1711911930111.0009.21 
Jim Breazeale1B1611930111.0000.00 
Mike Lum1B2862001.0008.78 
Mike Lum1B262001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Felix Millan2B120273339867.9870.00 
Felix Millan2B1201044273339867.9875.28 
Gil Garrido2B21146385319.9895.61 
Gil Garrido2B21385319.9890.00 
Larvell Blanks2B1814038550121.0005.98 
Larvell Blanks2B1838550121.0000.00 
Rod Gilbreath2B71313031.0000.00 
Rod Gilbreath2B7461313031.0005.08 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Darrell Evans3B12310931262732520.9413.29 
Darrell Evans3B1231262732520.9410.00 
Earl Williams3B211771630101.8212.34 
Earl Williams3B211630101.8210.00 
Sonny Jackson3B643131010.9584.81 
Sonny Jackson3B6131010.9580.00 
Rod Gilbreath3B43631311.9414.00 
Rod Gilbreath3B431311.9410.00 
Gil Garrido3B31014001.0004.50 
Gil Garrido3B314001.0000.00 
Larvell Blanks3B236001.0000.00 
Larvell Blanks3B21836001.0004.50 
Jim Breazeale3B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Marty PerezSS1412203782773.9570.00 
Marty PerezSS14111982203782773.9574.49 
Sonny JacksonSS18123285229.9765.85 
Sonny JacksonSS17285229.9760.00 
Gil GarridoSS102545021.0003.21 
Gil GarridoSS1045021.0000.00 
Larvell BlanksSS4813001.0000.00 
Larvell BlanksSS429813001.0006.47 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ralph GarrOF13111372468101.9622.01 
Ralph GarrOF1312468101.9620.00 
Dusty BakerOF123344841.9890.00 
Dusty BakerOF1231044344841.9893.03 
Mike LumOF109864241461.9762.55 
Mike LumOF109241461.9760.00 
Rico CartyOF78578139331.9792.21 
Rico CartyOF78139331.9790.00 
Oscar BrownOF59333827102.8992.40 
Oscar BrownOF59827102.8990.00 
Hank AaronOF1511828430.9142.44 
Hank AaronOF1528430.9140.00 
Sonny JacksonOF104460001.0001.22 
Sonny JacksonOF1060001.0000.00 
Rowland OfficeOF11030001.0002.70 
Rowland OfficeOF130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Cecil UpshawP425321210.9332.37 
Cecil UpshawP425321210.9332.37 
Phil NiekroP38282264044.9432.11 
Phil NiekroP38282264044.9432.11 
Pat JarvisP379851911.9602.20 
Pat JarvisP379851911.9602.20 
Ron SchuelerP371441411011.0001.56 
Ron SchuelerP371441411011.0001.56 
Ron ReedP31213153633.9442.15 
Ron ReedP31213153633.9442.15 
George StoneP3111132312.9632.11 
George StoneP3111132312.9632.11 
Tom KelleyP271164610.9090.78 
Tom KelleyP271164610.9090.78 
Jim HardinP2680310011.0001.46 
Jim HardinP2679310011.0001.48 
Joe HoernerP252311001.0000.78 
Joe HoernerP252311001.0000.78 
Mike McQueenP23780811.8890.92 
Mike McQueenP23780811.8890.92 
Denny McLainP15542510.8751.17 
Denny McLainP15542510.8751.17 
Jim NashP113104011.0001.16 
Jim NashP113104011.0001.16 
Tom HouseP8902001.0001.98 
Tom HouseP8902001.0001.98 
Gary NeibauerP81702001.0001.05 
Gary NeibauerP81702001.0001.05 
Jimmy FreemanP6361210.7500.75 
Jimmy FreemanP6361210.7500.75 
Steve BarberP51525001.0004.14 
Steve BarberP51525001.0004.14 
Larry JasterP51211001.0001.49 
Larry JasterP51211001.0001.49 


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