1972 Reds

Lost World Series

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
Sparky Anderson
General Manager
Bob Howsam
Team Owner
Francis L. Dale
Attendance
1,611,459 total
21,203 per game

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 7 Larry Payne / P
2 31 Randy Wallace / 3B-OF
3 55 David Embree / IF
4 79 Keith Joseph / P
5 103 Bernard Hittner / P