Missed Playoffs
76-78 (.494)
4th place in AL 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 Bob Lemon
General Manager Cedric Tallis
Team Owner Ewing Kauffman
Ballpark Municipal Stadium
Attendance 707,656
Average 9,190

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 18 Jamie Quirk SS
2 42 Dennis Leonard P
3 66 Paul Adams C
4 90 Doug Wessel P
5 114 Karl Jacobsen C

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