1972 Orioles

Missed Playoffs

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

Manager
Earl Weaver
General Manager
Frank Cashen
Team Owner
Jerold Hoffberger
Ballpark
Attendance
899,950 total
11,688 per game

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 24 Ken Thomas / C
2 48 John O'Rear / SS
3 72 Randy Benson / P
4 96 Blake Doyle / 2B
5 120 Gary Robson / P