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1972 American League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1973 1972 1971

1972 National League Standings and Stats

1972 Major League Attendance

EAST
TeamWLPctRRA
Detroit Tigers8670.551558514 
Boston Red Sox8570.548640620 
Baltimore Orioles8074.519519430 
New York Yankees7976.510557527 
Cleveland Indians7284.462472519 
Milwaukee Brewers6591.417493595 
WEST
TeamWLPctRRA
Oakland Athletics9362.600604457 
Chicago White Sox8767.565566538 
Minnesota Twins7777.500537535 
Kansas City Royals7678.494580545 
California Angels7580.484454533 
Texas Rangers54100.351461628 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
ALCSOakland Athletics (3)Detroit Tigers (2)
WSOakland Athletics (4)Cincinnati Reds (3)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
Boston Red Sox520864012892293412485852206630.248.316.376.692
Oakland Athletics520060412481952913488646308748.240.302.366.668
Kansas City Royals51675801317220267871153408544.255.325.353.677
Chicago White Sox5083566120817028108991511010052.238.307.346.653
Detroit Tigers509955812061793212279348301721.237.303.356.659
New York Yankees516855712882012410368949107142.249.314.357.672
Minnesota Twins52345371277182319390547805341.244.307.344.651
Baltimore Orioles502851911531932910093550707841.229.300.339.639
Milwaukee Brewers51244931204167228886847206457.235.299.328.627
Cleveland Indians52074721220187189176242004953.234.291.330.621
Texas Rangers502946110921661756926503012673.217.288.290.579
California Angels51654541249171267885035805737.242.291.330.621

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
Baltimore Orioles2.538074788622021111643038585395
Oakland Athletics2.589362862422343117045740696418
Minnesota Twins2.8477778383717341188535441105444
Cleveland Indians2.9272848464713241232519457123534
Detroit Tigers2.9686709524611331212514456101465
New York Yankees3.057976625351939130652746587419
California Angels3.0675801000571816110953346890620
Chicago White Sox3.128767936361442126953848094431
Kansas City Royals3.247678801441629129354549785405
Milwaukee Brewers3.4565917403714321289595533116486
Boston Red Sox3.4785709184820251309620533101512
Texas Rangers3.535410086811834125862853992613

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Rod Carew - MIN.318
2.Lou Piniella - KCA.312
3.Dick Allen - CHA.308
4.Carlos May - CHA.308
5.Joe Rudi - OAK.305
6.Richie Scheinblum - KCA.300
7.John Mayberry - KCA.298
8.Carlton Fisk - BOS.293
9.Amos Otis - KCA.293
10.Bobby Murcer - NYA.292
On Base Percent.
1.Dick Allen - CHA.420
2.Carlos May - CHA.405
3.John Mayberry - KCA.394
4.Roy White - NYA.384
5.Richie Scheinblum - KCA.383
6.Mike Epstein - OAK.376
7.Carlton Fisk - BOS.370
8.Rod Carew - MIN.369
9.Harmon Killebrew - MIN.367
10.Reggie Smith - BOS.365
Slugging Percent.
1.Dick Allen - CHA.603
2.Carlton Fisk - BOS.538
3.Bobby Murcer - NYA.537
4.John Mayberry - KCA.507
5.Mike Epstein - OAK.490
6.Joe Rudi - OAK.486
7.Reggie Smith - BOS.475
8.Reggie Jackson - OAK.473
9.Harmon Killebrew - MIN.450
10.Norm Cash - DET.445
OPS
1.Dick Allen - CHA1.023
2.Carlton Fisk - BOS.909
3.John Mayberry - KCA.900
4.Bobby Murcer - NYA.898
5.Mike Epstein - OAK.866
6.Carlos May - CHA.843
7.Reggie Smith - BOS.840
8.Joe Rudi - OAK.830
9.Reggie Jackson - OAK.823
10.Harmon Killebrew - MIN.817
Hits
1.Joe Rudi - OAK181
2.Lou Piniella - KCA179
3.Bobby Murcer - NYA171
4.Rod Carew - MIN170
5.Carlos May - CHA161
6.Amos Otis - KCA158
Danny Thompson - MIN158
8.Dick Allen - CHA156
9.George Scott - ML4154
10.Roy White - NYA150
Bert Campaneris - OAK150
John Mayberry - KCA150
Runs
1.Bobby Murcer - NYA102
2.Joe Rudi - OAK94
3.Tommy Harper - BOS92
4.Dick Allen - CHA90
5.Cesar Tovar - MIN86
6.Bert Campaneris - OAK85
7.Carlos May - CHA83
8.Roy White - NYA76
9.Reggie Smith - BOS75
Amos Otis - KCA75
Home Runs
1.Dick Allen - CHA37
2.Bobby Murcer - NYA33
3.Harmon Killebrew - MIN26
Mike Epstein - OAK26
5.Reggie Jackson - OAK25
John Mayberry - KCA25
7.Bobby Darwin - MIN22
Carlton Fisk - BOS22
Norm Cash - DET22
10.Johnny Briggs - ML421
Boog Powell - BAL21
Reggie Smith - BOS21
Runs Batted In
1.Dick Allen - CHA113
2.John Mayberry - KCA100
3.Bobby Murcer - NYA96
4.George Scott - ML488
5.Boog Powell - BAL81
6.Bobby Darwin - MIN80
7.Sal Bando - OAK77
8.Reggie Jackson - OAK75
Rico Petrocelli - BOS75
Joe Rudi - OAK75
Doubles
1.Lou Piniella - KCA33
2.Joe Rudi - OAK32
3.Bobby Murcer - NYA30
4.Roy White - NYA29
Tommy Harper - BOS29
6.Carlton Fisk - BOS28
Dick Allen - CHA28
Graig Nettles - CLE28
Amos Otis - KCA28
10.Chris Chambliss - CLE27
Triples
1.Carlton Fisk - BOS9
Joe Rudi - OAK9
3.Paul Blair - BAL8
4.Pat Kelly - CHA7
Bobby Murcer - NYA7
6.Mickey Stanley - DET6
Danny Thompson - MIN6
Cesar Tovar - MIN6
Rod Carew - MIN6
10.Dick Allen - CHA5
Willie Horton - DET5
Aurelio Rodriguez - DET5
Tommy McCraw - CLE5
Games
1.Ed Brinkman - DET156
2.Sandy Alomar - CAL155
Roy White - NYA155
4.Bobby Murcer - NYA153
Brooks Robinson - BAL153
Aurelio Rodriguez - DET153
Rick Auerbach - ML4153
8.Sal Bando - OAK152
George Scott - ML4152
10.Lou Piniella - KCA151
At-Bats
1.Bert Campaneris - OAK625
2.Sandy Alomar - CAL610
3.Aurelio Rodriguez - DET601
4.Joe Rudi - OAK593
5.Bobby Murcer - NYA585
6.George Scott - ML4578
7.Lou Piniella - KCA574
8.Danny Thompson - MIN573
9.Graig Nettles - CLE557
10.Brooks Robinson - BAL556
Roy White - NYA556
Tommy Harper - BOS556
Walks
1.Dick Allen - CHA99
Roy White - NYA99
3.Harmon Killebrew - MIN94
4.Carlos May - CHA79
5.John Mayberry - KCA78
Rico Petrocelli - BOS78
Sal Bando - OAK78
8.Mike Andrews - CHA70
9.Don Buford - BAL69
10.Mike Epstein - OAK68
Reggie Smith - BOS68
Ron Theobald - ML468
Strike Outs
1.Bobby Darwin - MIN145
2.George Scott - ML4130
3.Dick Allen - CHA126
4.Reggie Jackson - OAK125
5.Tommy Harper - BOS104
Aurelio Rodriguez - DET104
7.Leroy Stanton - CAL100
8.Bob Oliver - CAL97
9.Bobby Grich - BAL96
10.Boog Powell - BAL92
Sac Hits
1.Bert Campaneris - OAK20
2.Mike Andrews - CHA18
3.Joe Coleman - DET15
Doug Griffin - BOS15
Fritz Peterson - NYA15
Joe Rudi - OAK15
7.Danny Thompson - MIN13
Dick Tidrow - CLE13
Wilbur Wood - CHA13
Leo Cardenas - CAL13
Dick Bosman - TEX13
Sac Flies
1.Carl Yastrzemski - BOS9
2.Mickey Stanley - DET8
3.Brooks Robinson - BAL7
Cookie Rojas - KCA7
Mike Andrews - CHA7
Paul Blair - BAL7
Ed Brinkman - DET7
Danny Cater - BOS7
9.Johnny Briggs - ML46
Dick Billings - TEX6
Dave Duncan - OAK6
Toby Harrah - TEX6
Joe Rudi - OAK6
Amos Otis - KCA6
Stolen Bases
1.Bert Campaneris - OAK52
2.Dave Nelson - TEX51
3.Freddie Patek - KCA33
4.Pat Kelly - CHA32
5.Amos Otis - KCA28
6.Tommy Harper - BOS25
7.Rick Auerbach - ML424
Don Baylor - BAL24
9.Carlos May - CHA23
Roy White - NYA23
Intent. Walks
1.Ed Herrmann - CHA19
2.Sal Bando - OAK17
3.Dick Allen - CHA16
4.Ray Fosse - CLE15
5.Carlos May - CHA14
Boog Powell - BAL14
7.John Mayberry - KCA13
Norm Cash - DET13
9.Harmon Killebrew - MIN12
Vada Pinson - CAL12
Reggie Smith - BOS12
Hit by Pitch
1.Cesar Tovar - MIN14
2.Mike Epstein - OAK11
3.Tommy Harper - BOS9
Sal Bando - OAK9
Don Baylor - BAL9
Carlos May - CHA9
7.Lou Piniella - KCA8
Bobby Darwin - MIN8
Reggie Jackson - OAK8
10.Bobby Grich - BAL7
Ellie Rodriguez - ML47
GIDP
1.Lou Piniella - KCA25
2.Bobby Darwin - MIN24
3.Richie Scheinblum - KCA19
George Scott - ML419
5.Mike Ferraro - ML418
Ray Fosse - CLE18
7.Cookie Rojas - KCA17
8.Jim Northrup - DET16
Leroy Stanton - CAL16
Frank Howard - TEX16
Harmon Killebrew - MIN16
Danny Cater - BOS16
Paul Blair - BAL16
Caught Stealing
1.Dave Nelson - TEX17
2.Carlos May - CHA14
Bert Campaneris - OAK14
4.Dave May - ML413
5.Amos Otis - KCA12
Sandy Alomar - CAL12
7.Joe Lovitto - TEX11
8.Elliott Maddox - TEX10
Tommy McCraw - CLE10
Cesar Tovar - MIN10

Pitchers
ERA
1.Luis Tiant - BOS1.91
2.Gaylord Perry - CLE1.92
3.Catfish Hunter - OAK2.04
4.Jim Palmer - BAL2.07
5.Roger Nelson - KCA2.08
6.Mike Paul - TEX2.17
7.Nolan Ryan - CAL2.28
8.Steve Kline - NYA2.40
9.Blue Moon Odom - OAK2.50
Mickey Lolich - DET2.50
Wins
1.Gaylord Perry - CLE24
Wilbur Wood - CHA24
3.Mickey Lolich - DET22
4.Jim Palmer - BAL21
Stan Bahnsen - CHA21
Catfish Hunter - OAK21
7.Ken Holtzman - OAK19
Joe Coleman - DET19
Nolan Ryan - CAL19
10.Clyde Wright - CAL18
Mike Cuellar - BAL18
Games
1.Paul Lindblad - TEX66
2.Rollie Fingers - OAK65
3.Wayne Granger - MIN63
4.Terry Forster - CHA62
Dave LaRoche - MIN62
Ken Sanders - ML462
7.Chuck Seelbach - DET61
8.Horacio Pina - TEX60
9.Sparky Lyle - NYA59
10.Jim Panther - TEX58
Strike Outs
1.Nolan Ryan - CAL329
2.Mickey Lolich - DET250
3.Gaylord Perry - CLE234
4.Bert Blyleven - MIN228
5.Joe Coleman - DET222
6.Tom Bradley - CHA209
7.Wilbur Wood - CHA193
8.Catfish Hunter - OAK191
9.Jim Palmer - BAL184
10.Rudy May - CAL169
Innings
1.Wilbur Wood - CHA376.67
2.Gaylord Perry - CLE342.67
3.Mickey Lolich - DET327.33
4.Catfish Hunter - OAK295.33
5.Bert Blyleven - MIN287.33
6.Nolan Ryan - CAL284.00
7.Joe Coleman - DET280.00
8.Jim Palmer - BAL274.33
9.Pat Dobson - BAL268.33
10.Ken Holtzman - OAK265.33
Games Started
1.Wilbur Wood - CHA49
2.Stan Bahnsen - CHA41
Mickey Lolich - DET41
4.Tom Bradley - CHA40
Gaylord Perry - CLE40
6.Nolan Ryan - CAL39
Joe Coleman - DET39
8.Bert Blyleven - MIN38
9.Ken Holtzman - OAK37
Catfish Hunter - OAK37
Games Finished
1.Sparky Lyle - NYA56
2.Ken Sanders - ML451
3.Terry Forster - CHA45
4.Dave LaRoche - MIN43
5.Rollie Fingers - OAK41
6.Wayne Granger - MIN40
Horacio Pina - TEX40
8.Frank Linzy - ML436
9.Chuck Seelbach - DET34
10.Paul Lindblad - TEX33
Complete Games
1.Gaylord Perry - CLE29
2.Mickey Lolich - DET23
3.Nolan Ryan - CAL20
Wilbur Wood - CHA20
5.Jim Palmer - BAL18
6.Mike Cuellar - BAL17
7.Ken Holtzman - OAK16
Catfish Hunter - OAK16
9.Clyde Wright - CAL15
10.Pat Dobson - BAL13
Marty Pattin - BOS13
Saves
1.Sparky Lyle - NYA35
2.Terry Forster - CHA29
3.Rollie Fingers - OAK21
4.Wayne Granger - MIN19
5.Ken Sanders - ML417
6.Horacio Pina - TEX15
7.Chuck Seelbach - DET14
8.Fred Scherman - DET12
Frank Linzy - ML412
10.Darold Knowles - OAK11
Shutouts
1.Nolan Ryan - CAL9
2.Wilbur Wood - CHA8
3.Mel Stottlemyre - NYA7
4.Luis Tiant - BOS6
Dave McNally - BAL6
Roger Nelson - KCA6
7.Catfish Hunter - OAK5
Gaylord Perry - CLE5
9.Ken Holtzman - OAK4
Steve Kline - NYA4
Mickey Lolich - DET4
Marty Pattin - BOS4
Vida Blue - OAK4
Mike Cuellar - BAL4
HR Allowed
1.Mickey Lolich - DET29
2.Wilbur Wood - CHA28
3.Bill Parsons - ML427
4.Joe Coleman - DET23
Ken Holtzman - OAK23
6.Dick Drago - KCA22
Stan Bahnsen - CHA22
Bert Blyleven - MIN22
9.Mike Cuellar - BAL21
Catfish Hunter - OAK21
Jim Palmer - BAL21
Dick Tidrow - CLE21
Hits Allowed
1.Wilbur Wood - CHA325
2.Mickey Lolich - DET282
3.Fritz Peterson - NYA270
4.Stan Bahnsen - CHA263
5.Gaylord Perry - CLE253
6.Mel Stottlemyre - NYA250
7.Bert Blyleven - MIN247
8.Marty Pattin - BOS232
Ken Holtzman - OAK232
10.Dick Drago - KCA230
Walks
1.Nolan Ryan - CAL157
2.Joe Coleman - DET110
3.Rich Hand - TEX103
4.Dick Woodson - MIN101
5.Blue Moon Odom - OAK87
6.Pete Broberg - TEX85
Mel Stottlemyre - NYA85
8.Gaylord Perry - CLE82
Rudy May - CAL82
10.Clyde Wright - CAL80
Earned Runs
1.Wilbur Wood - CHA105
2.Stan Bahnsen - CHA101
3.Bill Parsons - ML493
Mel Stottlemyre - NYA93
5.Marty Pattin - BOS91
Mickey Lolich - DET91
7.Fritz Peterson - NYA90
8.Bert Blyleven - MIN87
Joe Coleman - DET87
10.Tom Bradley - CHA86
Losses
1.Pat Dobson - BAL18
Mel Stottlemyre - NYA18
3.Wilbur Wood - CHA17
Dave McNally - BAL17
Dick Drago - KCA17
Bert Blyleven - MIN17
7.Stan Bahnsen - CHA16
Gaylord Perry - CLE16
Jim Perry - MIN16
Nolan Ryan - CAL16
Wild Pitches
1.Nolan Ryan - CAL18
2.Pete Broberg - TEX14
3.Wilbur Wood - CHA11
Gaylord Perry - CLE11
5.Joe Coleman - DET9
Mike Kekich - NYA9
7.Roric Harrison - BAL8
Stan Bahnsen - CHA8
Lloyd Allen - CAL8
10.Bert Blyleven - MIN7
Rickey Clark - CAL7
Tom Bradley - CHA7
Rich Gossage - CHA7
Doyle Alexander - BAL7
Bill Gogolewski - TEX7
Fritz Peterson - NYA7
Earl Stephenson - ML47
Hit Batters
1.Pete Broberg - TEX13
2.Gaylord Perry - CLE12
3.Mickey Lolich - DET11
Jim Lonborg - ML411
5.Steve Kline - NYA10
Bert Blyleven - MIN10
Nolan Ryan - CAL10
8.Marty Pattin - BOS9
Joe Coleman - DET9
10.Jim Perry - MIN8
Horacio Pina - TEX8
Balks
1.Bruce Dal Canton - KCA2
Mike Paul - TEX2
Don Stanhouse - TEX2
4.Jim Strickland - MIN1
Dick Tidrow - CLE1
Milt Wilcox - CLE1
Dick Woodson - MIN1
Fritz Peterson - NYA1
Don Rose - CAL1
Diego Segui - OAK1
Doyle Alexander - BAL1
Bert Blyleven - MIN1
Tom Bradley - CHA1
Ray Culp - BOS1
Paul Doyle - CAL1
Steve Dunning - CLE1
Rollie Fingers - OAK1
Dave Goltz - MIN1
Mike Hedlund - KCA1
Ray Lamb - CLE1
Dave LaRoche - MIN1
Dave Lemonds - CHA1
Andy Messersmith - CAL1
Jim Palmer - BAL1
Bill Parsons - ML41
Marty Pattin - BOS1
Batters Faced
1.Wilbur Wood - CHA1490
2.Gaylord Perry - CLE1345
3.Mickey Lolich - DET1321
4.Bert Blyleven - MIN1158
5.Nolan Ryan - CAL1154
6.Catfish Hunter - OAK1148
7.Joe Coleman - DET1145
8.Jim Palmer - BAL1094
9.Mel Stottlemyre - NYA1088
10.Stan Bahnsen - CHA1075


Awards
Babe Ruth Award - Gene Tenace
Cy Young - Gaylord Perry
Gold Glove - Brooks Robinson
Gold Glove - George Scott
Gold Glove - Doug Griffin
Gold Glove - Jim Kaat
Gold Glove - Bobby Murcer
Gold Glove - Ken Berry
Gold Glove - Paul Blair
Gold Glove - Ed Brinkman
Gold Glove - Carlton Fisk
MVP - Dick Allen
Rookie of the Year - Carlton Fisk
TSN Pitcher of the Year - Wilbur Wood
TSN Comeback POY - Luis Tiant

AL All Stars
Dick Allen
Luis Aparicio
Sal Bando
Bert Campaneris
Rod Carew
Norm Cash
Joe Coleman
Pat Dobson
Carlton Fisk
Bill Freehan
Bobby Grich
Toby Harrah
Ken Holtzman
Catfish Hunter
Reggie Jackson
Mickey Lolich
Carlos May
Dave McNally
Bobby Murcer
Amos Otis
Jim Palmer
Freddie Patek
Gaylord Perry
Lou Piniella
Brooks Robinson
Ellie Rodriguez
Cookie Rojas
Joe Rudi
Nolan Ryan
Richie Scheinblum
Reggie Smith
Wilbur Wood
Carl Yastrzemski

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