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1972 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 80-74 .519
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 519-430 + 89
Roster Continuity 80.73% 8/24
Manager(s): Earl Weaver
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 899,950 15/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Ken Thomas (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: George Staller
Hitting Coach: Jim Frey
Pitching Coach: George Bamberger
Third Base Coach: Billy Hunter

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Reynolds (#17), Bobby Grich (#19)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8670.551--
8570.5480.5
8074.5195.0
7976.5106.5
7284.46214.0
6591.41721.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Brooks Robinson3B-3B35   55648139
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2
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8
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64104345244712.250.303.342645.092.171.2571.0569.5190612
6Paul BlairOF-OF28   47747111
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8
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49782578005716.233.267.358625.126.176.2593.1259.6171514
26Boog Powell1B-1B30   46553117
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814065924141413.252.346.434780.183.331.2701.4222.1202539
3,16Bobby GrichSS-SS23   46066128
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3
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12
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50136539673358.278.358.415773.137.267.3251.8138.3191528
9Don BufordOF-OF35   4084684
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6
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5
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22836983410315.206.326.267593.061.243.2461.2081.6109485
15Davey Johnson2B-2B29   3763183
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3
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5
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32115268482210.221.320.335655.114.253.2561.3175.2126436
25Don BaylorOF-OF23   3203381
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11
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38242295090239.253.330.416746.163.322.2671.7229.1133363
14Merv RettenmundOF-OF29   3014070
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10
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2
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6
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21644137004010.233.325.339664.106.249.2480.9050.2102346
7Mark BelangerSS-SS28   2853653
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1663185321443.186.236.246482.060.133.2182.94142.570313
12Johnny OatesC-C26   2532066
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2157283108525.261.332.364696.103.206.2821.1163.392288
11Terry CrowleyOF-OF25   2473057
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10
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2900322615128.231.319.405724.174.304.2170.8122.5100283
8Andy EtchebarrenC-C29   1881138
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2102174332025.202.276.277553.074.154.2482.5394.052210
22Jim PalmerP-P26   981222
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080023600600.224.240.276516.051.071.35518.00--27106
35Mike CuellarP-P35   87511
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70003800701.126.126.195321.069.069.191--43.51794
37Pat DobsonP-P30   85312
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0030013900802.141.151.165316.024.035.26139.00--1494
10Ellie HendricksC-C31   84613
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00401121902111.155.258.202460.048.179.1971.58--1798
36Tommy DavisOF-OF33   82921
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0062061800003.256.307.293600.037.134.3283.00--2488
19Dave McNallyP-P29   79412
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60033800200.152.183.253436.101.139.25612.6739.52084
28Tom ShopayOF-OF27   4039
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00020051200000.225.311.225536.000.125.3212.40--945
2Rich CogginsOF-OF21   39513
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001021600300.333.350.436786.103.077.3946.00--1743
13Doyle AlexanderP-P21   2512
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0000001700301.080.115.080195.000.040.1117.00--229
44Roric HarrisonP-P25   1722
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1001900100.118.167.353520.235.294.1439.0017.0619
30Chico Salmon1B-1B31   1621
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000000400001.063.063.125188.063.063.083----216
1Al BumbryOF-OF25   1154
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00110000000.364.364.545909.182.182.364----611
32Tom Matchick3B-3B28   902
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0000010100000.222.222.222444.000-.111.250----29
32Enos Cabell1B-1B22   5000001000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
10Sergio RoblesC-C26   501
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0000000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
23Grant JacksonP-P29   4000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
34Bob ReynoldsP-P25   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
39Eddie WattP-P31   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
40Dave LeonhardP-P31   111
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0000010000001.0001.0002.00030001.0002.0001.0000.00--22
43Mickey ScottP-P24   1000000002100000.000.667.000667.0002.000-0.50--03
Batting Totals18625028519115319329100483784150793536576540113.229.298.339637.110.218.2611.8450.317045640
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
22Jim Palmer26   21102.07363618300274.1219736321701844111.057.190.692.306.042.63
37Pat Dobson30   16182.65383613310268.1220897913691616041.087.390.442.325.412.33
35Mike Cuellar35   18122.58353517400248.1197787121711323001.087.150.762.584.791.86
19Dave McNally29   13172.95363612600241.0220857915681201021.208.220.562.544.481.76
13Doyle Alexander21   682.4635922162106.1783629530497111.026.620.422.554.161.63
44Roric Harrison25   342.303920014494.0682424234628041.096.510.193.265.941.82
39Eddie Watt31   232.153800029745.2301211220235021.095.870.393.914.501.15
23Grant Jackson29   112.633200023841.033141219340001.027.240.221.987.463.78
43Mickey Scott24   012.74150006023.0237725110011.229.000.781.964.302.20
40Dave Leonhard31   004.50140002020.020101031271001.609.001.355.403.150.58
34Bob Reynolds25   001.803000109.28220750001.507.200.006.304.500.71
Batting Totals80742.54321154621892211372111643038785395788352151.107.320.562.595.171.99
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny OatesC823913124.9950.00
Johnny OatesC826333913124.9956.00
Andy EtchebarrenC703342232.9920.00
Andy EtchebarrenC705033342232.9926.37
Ellie HendricksC281301523.9860.00
Ellie HendricksC282261301523.9865.77
Sergio RoblesC1920001.0002.00
Sergio RoblesC120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Boog Powell1B13311167015111.9880.00
Boog Powell1B133111211167015111.9889.60
Bobby Grich1B1799979081.0009.64
Bobby Grich1B16979081.0000.00
Terry Crowley1B1569756061.00010.57
Terry Crowley1B15756061.0000.00
Don Baylor1B96454215.9827.88
Don Baylor1B954215.9820.00
Tommy Davis1B3204001.0000.00
Tommy Davis1B316204001.00013.50
Chico Salmon1B2210011.0004.50
Chico Salmon1B210011.0000.00
Enos Cabell1B170011.0000.00
Enos Cabell1B1970011.0007.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Davey Johnson2B116286307681.9900.00
Davey Johnson2B116995286307681.9905.36
Bobby Grich2B4837695113327.9864.98
Bobby Grich2B4595113327.9860.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brooks Robinson3B1521293331127.9770.00
Brooks Robinson3B15213231293331127.9773.14
Bobby Grich3B82011001.0000.90
Bobby Grich3B811001.0000.00
Tom Matchick3B3212410.8572.57
Tom Matchick3B32410.8570.00
Chico Salmon3B1702001.0002.57
Chico Salmon3B102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mark BelangerSS1057681802851253.9755.45
Mark BelangerSS1051802851253.9750.00
Bobby GrichSS811062151746.9500.00
Bobby GrichSS786031062151746.9504.79
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul BlairOF1393371031.9910.00
Paul BlairOF13910833371031.9912.88
Don BufordOF105173621.9890.00
Don BufordOF105903173621.9891.78
Merv RettenmundOF98712174622.9892.28
Merv RettenmundOF98174622.9890.00
Don BaylorOF84669152240.9752.07
Don BaylorOF84152240.9750.00
Terry CrowleyOF6848695211.9901.80
Terry CrowleyOF6895211.9900.00
Tommy DavisOF18310001.0000.00
Tommy DavisOF18140310001.0001.99
Rich CogginsOF13391011.0000.00
Rich CogginsOF1386391011.0004.18
Tom ShopayOF41940001.0001.89
Tom ShopayOF340001.0000.00
Al BumbryOF21540001.0002.40
Al BumbryOF240001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roric HarrisonP3994810001.0001.72
Roric HarrisonP3994810001.0001.72
Pat DobsonP38268153322.9601.61
Pat DobsonP38268153322.9601.61
Eddie WattP384527001.0001.79
Eddie WattP384527001.0001.79
Dave McNallyP3624194335.9451.94
Dave McNallyP3624194335.9451.94
Jim PalmerP36274143734.9441.67
Jim PalmerP36274143734.9441.67
Doyle AlexanderP35106142321.9493.14
Doyle AlexanderP35106142321.9493.14
Mike CuellarP35248104355.9141.92
Mike CuellarP35248104355.9141.92
Grant JacksonP324116011.0001.54
Grant JacksonP324116011.0001.54
Mickey ScottP152331001.0001.57
Mickey ScottP152331001.0001.57
Dave LeonhardP142023001.0002.25
Dave LeonhardP142023001.0002.25
Bob ReynoldsP3901001.0000.98
Bob ReynoldsP3901001.0000.98


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