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1972 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-70 .548
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 685-567 + 118
Roster Continuity 68.49% 19/24
Manager(s): Leo Durocher, Whitey Lockman
General Manager: John Holland
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,299,163 9/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Brian Vernoy (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Q.V. Lowe
First Base Coach: Ernie Banks
Hitting Coach: Hank Aguirre
Pitching Coach: Larry Jansen
Third Base Coach: Pete Reiser

#1 Draft Picks

Rick Monday (#1), Gene Hiser (#19)
National League East 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 Chicago Cubs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Jack AkerP6-2190R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    18Glenn Beckert2B6-1190R-R311965Not draftedMLB--
    33Bill BonhamP6-3195R-R231971BAL: 1968-31-695MLB--
    19Pat Bourque1B6-0210L-L251971CHN: 1969-33-770MLB--
    1Jose CardenalOF5-10150R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    17Frank Coggins2B6-2187B-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    34Clint ComptonP5-11185L-L211972ATL: 1968-3-47MLB--
    24Tommy DavisOF6-2205R-R331959Not draftedMLB--
    37Joe DeckerP6-0180R-R251969CHN: 1965-9-161MLB--
    23Carmen Fanzone3B-1B6-0200R-R281970Not draftedMLB--
    47Frank FernandezC6-1192R-R291967UDFAMLB--
    40Larry GuraP6-1185B-L241970CHN: 1969-2-40MLB--
    37Steve HamiltonP6-7195L-L361961Not draftedMLB--
    49Bill HandsP6-2185R-R321965Not draftedMLB--
    39Ellie HendricksC6-1175L-R311968Not draftedMLB--
    28Jim HickmanOF-1B6-4205R-R351962Not draftedMLB--
    16,21Gene HiserOF5-11175L-L231971CHN: 1970-1-19MLB--
    44Burt HootonP6-1210R-R221971CHN: 1971-1-2MLB--
    9Randy HundleyC6-0175R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    31Fergie JenkinsP6-5210R-R281965Not draftedMLB--
    11Don KessingerSS6-1175B-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    24Pete LaCock1B-OF6-3210L-L201972CHN: 1970-1-20MLB--
    12J.C. MartinC6-2200L-R351959Not draftedMLB--
    30Dan McGinnP6-0190L-L281968CIN: 1966-1-10MLB--
    7Rick MondayOF6-3200L-L261966KC1: 1965-1-1MLB--
    29Al Montreuil2B5-5158R-R281972Not draftedMLB--
    25Billy NorthOF5-11185B-R241971CHN: 1969-12-280MLB--
    32Milt PappasP6-3190R-R331957Not draftedMLB--
    8Joe Pepitone1B-OF6-2200L-L311962Not draftedMLB--
    36Tom PhoebusP5-8185R-R301966Not draftedMLB--
    46Juan PizarroP5-11190L-L351957Not draftedMLB--
    22Paul Popovich2B-SS6-0175B-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    27Phil ReganP6-3200R-R351960Not draftedMLB--
    48Rick ReuschelP6-3235R-R231972CHN: 1970-3-67MLB--
    17Dave Rosello2B-SS5-11160R-R221972Not draftedMLB--
    15Ken RudolphC6-1185R-R251969CHN: 1965-2-26MLB--
    10Ron Santo3B6-0190R-R321960Not draftedMLB--
    24Art ShamskyOF-1B6-1175L-L301965Not draftedMLB--
    27Jim TyroneOF6-1185R-R231972CHN: 1971-7-164MLB--
    20Chris WardOF-1B6-0180L-L231972CHA: 1968-1-19MLB--
    26Billy WilliamsOF6-1175L-R341959Not draftedMLB--

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