77-77 (.500)
3rd 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 Bill Rigney (36-34)
Frank Quilici (41-43)
General Manager Calvin Griffith
Team Owner Calvin Griffith
Ballpark Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance 797,901 total
10,782 per game

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 8 Dick Ruthven P
2 32 Clay Westlake C-1B
3 56 Willie Norwood OF
4 80 William Daniels P
5 104 Tommy Franklin C
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