Missed Playoffs
85-70 (.548)
3rd 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 Walter Alston
General Manager Al Campanis
Team Owner Walter O'Malley
Ballpark Dodger Stadium
Attendance 1,860,858
Average 24,811

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 17 John Harbin SS
2 41 Cleo Smith 1B-OF
3 65 Bobby Detherage P-OF
4 89 Larry Corrigan C
5 113 Mitch Bobinger P

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