1972 MLB Champions
The first player's strike in Major League Baseball history took place for 13 days. The strike occurred from April 1 to April 13, 1972. As a result, the Houston Astros and San Diego Padres each played only 153 games, nine fewer than normal. Most other teams lost anywhere from six to eight games
Commissioner Bowie Kuhn
NL President Chub Feeney
AL President Joe Cronin
Union Director Marvin Miller

1972 MLB Draft

Pick Player Team
1 Dave Roberts 3B Padres
2 Rick Manning SS Indians
3 Larry Christenson P Phillies
4 Roy Howell 3B Rangers
5 Bobby Goodman C Expos

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