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

NLCS

Best of 5 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Oct 7 Reds 1 - 5 PiratesPIT 1-0
Oct 8 Reds 5 - 3 PiratesTied 1-1
Oct 9 Pirates 3 - 2 RedsPIT 2-1
Oct 10 Pirates 1 - 7 RedsTied 2-2
Oct 11 Pirates 3 - 4 RedsCIN 3-2

ALCS

Best of 5 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Oct 7 Tigers 2 - 3
11
AthleticsOAK 1-0
Oct 8 Tigers 0 - 5 AthleticsOAK 2-0
Oct 10 Athletics 0 - 3 TigersOAK 2-1
Oct 11 Athletics 3 - 4
10
TigersTied 2-2
Oct 12 Athletics 2 - 1 TigersOAK 3-2

World Series

Best of 7 series
DateAwayScoreHomeSeries
Oct 14 Athletics 3 - 2 RedsOAK 1-0
Oct 15 Athletics 2 - 1 RedsOAK 2-0
Oct 18 Reds 1 - 0 AthleticsOAK 2-1
Oct 19 Reds 2 - 3 AthleticsOAK 3-1
Oct 20 Reds 5 - 4 AthleticsOAK 3-2
Oct 21 Athletics 1 - 8 RedsTied 3-3
Oct 22 Athletics 3 - 2 RedsOAK 4-3

Champions: Oakland Athletics

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