Missed Playoffs
65-91 (.417)
6th place in AL East

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 Dave Bristol
Del Crandall
Roy McMillan
General Manager Frank Lane
Team Owner Bud Selig
Ballpark County Stadium
Attendance 600,440
Average 7,601

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 6 Danny Thomas 1B
2 30 Jerry Mantlo OF
3 54 Roger Alexander P
4 78 Ronald Pearce P
5 102 James Richardson 1B-OF

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