Missed Playoffs
85-70 (.548)
2nd place in NL 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 Leo Durocher
Whitey Lockman
General Manager John Holland
Team Owner William Wrigley III
Ballpark Wrigley Field
Attendance 1,299,163
Average 16,872

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 15 Brian Vernoy P
2 39 Clifford Hall OF
3 63 Mike Gordon C
4 87 Blair Stouffer 3B-SS
5 111 Thomas West OF-1B

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