Missed Playoffs
83-73 (.532)
3rd place in NL 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 Yogi Berra
General Manager Bob Scheffing
Team Owner Joan Whitney Payson
Ballpark Shea Stadium
Attendance 2,134,185
Average 27,361

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 13 Richard Bengston OF
2 37 Craig Skoglund OF
3 61 Craig Swan P
4 85 Andy Replogle P
5 109 Randy McGilberry P

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