93-62 (.600)
1st 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 Dick Williams
General Manager Charlie Finley
Team Owner Charlie Finley
Ballpark Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance 921,323
Average 11,965

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 22 Chet Lemon SS
2 46 Garrett Strong OF
3 70 Jim Willis 1B
4 94 Ken McKinney 3B
5 118 R.J. Harrison C

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