Missed Playoffs
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
Leo Durocher
Salty Parker
General Manager Spec Richardson
Team Owner Roy Hofheinz
Ballpark Astrodome
Attendance 1,469,247
Average 19,081

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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