84-69 (.549)
2nd place in NL West

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
Ballpark Astrodome
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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