Missed Playoffs
69-86 (.445)
5th 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 Charlie Fox
General Manager Horace Stoneham
Team Owner Horace Stoneham
Ballpark Candlestick Park
Attendance 647,744
Average 8,412

1972 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 19 Rob Dressler P
2 43 Bob Knepper P
3 67 Mike Kirkland 3B
4 91 Jerry Scarcella P
5 115 Joe Meade IF

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