Missed Playoffs
85-70 (.548)
2nd place in AL East

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 Kasko
General Manager Dick O'Connell
Team Owner Thomas A. Yawkey
Ballpark Fenway Park
Attendance 1,441,718
Average 18,484

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 16 Joel Bishop SS
2 40 Steve Dillard SS
3 64 Randy Markley OF
4 88 Ronnie Sims P
5 112 William Fewox P

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