Missed Playoffs
75-80 (.484)
5th 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 Del Rice
General Manager Harry Dalton
Team Owner Gene Autry
Ballpark Anaheim Stadium
Attendance 744,190
Average 9,302

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 10 Dave Chalk 3B
2 34 Bruce Bochte 1B-OF
3 58 Alan Doptel P
4 82 Dave Machemer SS
5 106 Michael Elwood P

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