Missed Playoffs
70-84 (.455)
4th place in NL West

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

Manager Eddie Mathews
Lum Harris
General Manager Eddie Robinson
Paul Richards
Team Owner William Bartholomay
Ballpark Atlanta Stadium
Attendance 752,973
Average 9,654

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 11 Preston Hanna P
2 35 George Lusic P
3 59 Bobby Jack 1B
4 83 Mickey Lashley P
5 107 Denny Martindale 2B-P

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