1972 MLB Season

League Note
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

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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