1972 Astros

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
Harry Walker (67-54)
Salty Parker (1-0)
Leo Durocher (16-15)
General Manager
Spec Richardson
Team Owner
Roy Hofheinz
Home Field
Attendance
1,469,247 total
19,081 per game

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 9 Steve Englishbey / OF
2 33 Stan Floyd / C
3 57 Lonnie Newland / SS
4 81 David Brooks / P
5 105 Kenny Reed / 2B

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