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1972 National League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1973 1972 1971

1972 American League Standings and Stats

1972 Major League Attendance

EAST
TeamWLPctRRA
Pittsburgh Pirates9659.619691512 
Chicago Cubs8570.548685567 
New York Mets8373.532528578 
St. Louis Cardinals7581.481568600 
Montreal Expos7086.449513609 
Philadelphia Phillies5997.378503635 
WEST
TeamWLPctRRA
Cincinnati Reds9559.617707557 
Houston Astros8469.549708636 
Los Angeles Dodgers8570.548584527 
Atlanta Braves7084.455628730 
San Francisco Giants6986.445662649 
San Diego Padres5895.379488665 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
NLCSCincinnati Reds (3)Pittsburgh Pirates (2)
WSOakland Athletics (4)Cincinnati Reds (3)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
Houston Astros5267708135923338134907524011156.258.325.393.718
Cincinnati Reds5241707131721444124914606014063.251.329.380.709
Pittsburgh Pirates549069115052514711087140404930.274.324.397.721
Chicago Cubs524768513462064013381556506947.257.329.387.716
San Francisco Giants5245662128121136150964480012345.244.308.384.692
Atlanta Braves527862813631861714477053204735.258.326.382.708
Los Angeles Dodgers52705841349178399878648008239.256.318.360.678
St. Louis Cardinals532656813832144270793437010448.260.316.355.671
New York Mets513552811541753110599058904141.225.305.332.637
Montreal Expos51565131205156229182847406866.234.298.325.624
Philadelphia Phillies52485031240200369893048704250.236.301.344.645
San Diego Padres521348811811683810297640707846.227.283.332.615

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
Los Angeles Dodgers2.788570856502329119652743383429
Pittsburgh Pirates2.819659838391548128251244190433
Cincinnati Reds3.2195598062515601313557504129435
Chicago Cubs3.2285708245419321329567500112421
New York Mets3.26837310593212411263578512118486
St. Louis Cardinals3.427581912641313129060053287531
Montreal Expos3.5970868883911231281609559103579
Philadelphia Phillies3.6659979274313151318635569117536
San Francisco Giants3.696986771448231309649568130507
Houston Astros3.7784699713814311340636580114498
San Diego Padres3.7858959603917191350665589121618
Atlanta Braves4.277084732404271412730653155512

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Billy Williams - CHN.333
2.Ralph Garr - ATL.325
3.Dusty Baker - ATL.321
4.Cesar Cedeno - HOU.320
5.Bob Watson - HOU.312
6.Al Oliver - PIT.312
7.Lou Brock - SLN.311
8.Pete Rose - CIN.307
9.Ted Simmons - SLN.303
10.Ron Santo - CHN.302
On Base Percent.
1.Joe Morgan - CIN.417
2.Billy Williams - CHN.398
3.Ron Santo - CHN.391
4.Hank Aaron - ATL.390
5.Jimmy Wynn - HOU.389
6.Cesar Cedeno - HOU.385
7.Darrell Evans - ATL.384
8.Dusty Baker - ATL.383
9.Pete Rose - CIN.382
10.Johnny Bench - CIN.379
Slugging Percent.
1.Billy Williams - CHN.606
2.Willie Stargell - PIT.558
3.Johnny Bench - CIN.541
4.Cesar Cedeno - HOU.537
5.Hank Aaron - ATL.514
6.Richie Hebner - PIT.508
7.Nate Colbert - SDN.508
8.Dusty Baker - ATL.504
9.Tony Perez - CIN.497
10.Lee May - HOU.490
OPS
1.Billy Williams - CHN1.005
2.Willie Stargell - PIT.930
3.Cesar Cedeno - HOU.921
4.Johnny Bench - CIN.920
5.Hank Aaron - ATL.904
6.Dusty Baker - ATL.888
7.Richie Hebner - PIT.886
8.Ron Santo - CHN.878
9.Jimmy Wynn - HOU.860
10.Joe Morgan - CIN.851
Hits
1.Pete Rose - CIN198
2.Lou Brock - SLN193
3.Billy Williams - CHN191
4.Ted Simmons - SLN180
Ralph Garr - ATL180
6.Cesar Cedeno - HOU179
7.Willie Davis - LAN178
8.Al Oliver - PIT176
9.Bob Watson - HOU171
Bobby Tolan - CIN171
Runs
1.Joe Morgan - CIN122
2.Bobby Bonds - SFN118
3.Jimmy Wynn - HOU117
4.Pete Rose - CIN107
5.Cesar Cedeno - HOU103
6.Jose Cardenal - CHN96
7.Billy Williams - CHN95
8.Bobby Tolan - CIN88
Al Oliver - PIT88
10.Lee May - HOU87
Johnny Bench - CIN87
Nate Colbert - SDN87
Ralph Garr - ATL87
Home Runs
1.Johnny Bench - CIN40
2.Nate Colbert - SDN38
3.Billy Williams - CHN37
4.Hank Aaron - ATL34
5.Willie Stargell - PIT33
6.Dave Kingman - SFN29
Lee May - HOU29
8.Earl Williams - ATL28
9.Bobby Bonds - SFN26
10.Jimmy Wynn - HOU24
Runs Batted In
1.Johnny Bench - CIN125
2.Billy Williams - CHN122
3.Willie Stargell - PIT112
4.Nate Colbert - SDN111
5.Lee May - HOU98
6.Ted Simmons - SLN96
7.Tony Perez - CIN90
Doug Rader - HOU90
Jimmy Wynn - HOU90
10.Al Oliver - PIT89
Doubles
1.Cesar Cedeno - HOU39
Willie Montanez - PHI39
3.Ted Simmons - SLN36
4.Billy Williams - CHN34
5.Greg Luzinski - PHI33
Tony Perez - CIN33
Tito Fuentes - SFN33
8.Pete Rose - CIN31
Lee May - HOU31
10.Jimmy Wynn - HOU29
Bobby Bonds - SFN29
Triples
1.Larry Bowa - PHI13
2.Pete Rose - CIN11
3.Manny Sanguillen - PIT8
Lou Brock - SLN8
Cesar Cedeno - HOU8
6.Roberto Clemente - PIT7
Willie Davis - LAN7
Cesar Geronimo - CIN7
Tony Perez - CIN7
Doug Rader - HOU7
Garry Maddox - SFN7
Leron Lee - SDN7
Jerry Morales - SDN7
Games
1.Pete Rose - CIN154
2.Bobby Bonds - SFN153
Lou Brock - SLN153
Roger Metzger - HOU153
5.Don Money - PHI152
Larry Bowa - PHI152
Tito Fuentes - SFN152
Doug Rader - HOU152
Ted Simmons - SLN152
10.Earl Williams - ATL151
Nate Colbert - SDN151
At-Bats
1.Pete Rose - CIN645
2.Roger Metzger - HOU641
3.Bobby Bonds - SFN626
4.Lou Brock - SLN621
5.Willie Davis - LAN615
6.Bobby Tolan - CIN604
7.Ted Simmons - SLN594
8.Lee May - HOU592
9.Larry Bowa - PHI579
10.Don Kessinger - CHN577
Walks
1.Joe Morgan - CIN115
2.Jimmy Wynn - HOU103
3.Johnny Bench - CIN100
4.Hank Aaron - ATL92
5.Darrell Evans - ATL90
6.Chris Speier - SFN82
7.Rick Monday - CHN78
8.Pete Rose - CIN73
9.Wayne Garrett - NYN70
Nate Colbert - SDN70
Ken Singleton - MON70
Strike Outs
1.Lee May - HOU145
2.Dave Kingman - SFN140
3.Bobby Bonds - SFN137
4.Willie Stargell - PIT129
5.Nate Colbert - SDN127
6.Tony Perez - CIN121
7.Doug Rader - HOU120
8.Earl Williams - ATL118
9.Greg Luzinski - PHI114
10.Bob Bailey - MON112
Sac Hits
1.Larry Bowa - PHI18
2.Tim Foli - MON16
3.Enzo Hernandez - SDN15
4.Don Kessinger - CHN13
Bill Stoneman - MON13
6.Boots Day - MON12
Tito Fuentes - SFN12
Steve Blass - PIT12
9.Reggie Cleveland - SLN11
Ross Grimsley - CIN11
Ron Hunt - MON11
Phil Niekro - ATL11
Don Sutton - LAN11
Sac Flies
1.Johnny Bench - CIN12
2.Tommy Helms - HOU10
3.Doug Rader - HOU9
Darrell Evans - ATL9
5.Tito Fuentes - SFN8
Johnny Edwards - HOU8
Ron Santo - CHN8
Denis Menke - CIN8
Billy Williams - CHN8
10.Willie Stargell - PIT7
Bobby Tolan - CIN7
Joe Torre - SLN7
Al Oliver - PIT7
Chris Speier - SFN7
Richie Hebner - PIT7
Willie Davis - LAN7
Stolen Bases
1.Lou Brock - SLN63
2.Joe Morgan - CIN58
3.Cesar Cedeno - HOU55
4.Bobby Bonds - SFN44
5.Bobby Tolan - CIN42
6.Jose Cardenal - CHN25
Ralph Garr - ATL25
8.Enzo Hernandez - SDN24
9.Roger Metzger - HOU23
10.Willie Davis - LAN20
Intent. Walks
1.Johnny Bench - CIN23
2.Billy Williams - CHN20
3.Willie Stargell - PIT15
Hank Aaron - ATL15
Tony Perez - CIN15
6.Nate Colbert - SDN14
7.Willie Montanez - PHI13
Ed Kranepool - NYN13
Joe Torre - SLN13
10.Lee May - HOU12
Johnny Edwards - HOU12
Lou Brock - SLN12
Hit by Pitch
1.Ron Hunt - MON26
2.Joe Torre - SLN8
Bob Watson - HOU8
4.Pete Rose - CIN7
5.Joe Morgan - CIN6
Billy Williams - CHN6
Earl Williams - ATL6
Bobby Tolan - CIN6
Richie Hebner - PIT6
Tim Foli - MON6
Ralph Garr - ATL6
GIDP
1.Marty Perez - ATL21
2.Joe Torre - SLN19
3.Ted Simmons - SLN18
Doug Rader - HOU18
Tommie Agee - NYN18
Johnny Bench - CIN18
7.Hank Aaron - ATL17
Earl Williams - ATL17
9.Rennie Stennett - PIT16
Glenn Beckert - CHN16
Caught Stealing
1.Cesar Cedeno - HOU21
2.Lou Brock - SLN18
3.Joe Morgan - CIN17
4.Bobby Tolan - CIN15
5.Jose Cardenal - CHN14
6.Mike Jorgensen - MON13
7.Ken Singleton - MON10
8.Rick Monday - CHN9
Roger Metzger - HOU9
Dave Cash - PIT9
Larry Bowa - PHI9
Tommie Agee - NYN9
Ralph Garr - ATL9
Derrel Thomas - SDN9

Pitchers
ERA
1.Steve Carlton - PHI1.97
2.Gary Nolan - CIN1.99
3.Don Sutton - LAN2.08
4.Jon Matlack - NYN2.32
5.Bob Gibson - SLN2.46
6.Steve Blass - PIT2.49
7.Claude Osteen - LAN2.64
8.Don Wilson - HOU2.68
9.Dock Ellis - PIT2.70
10.Milt Pappas - CHN2.77
Wins
1.Steve Carlton - PHI27
2.Tom Seaver - NYN21
3.Claude Osteen - LAN20
Fergie Jenkins - CHN20
5.Bob Gibson - SLN19
Steve Blass - PIT19
Don Sutton - LAN19
8.Milt Pappas - CHN17
9.Phil Niekro - ATL16
Mike Torrez - MON16
Rick Wise - SLN16
Games
1.Clay Carroll - CIN65
Mike Marshall - MON65
3.Pedro Borbon - CIN62
4.Gary Ross - SDN60
5.Jim Ray - HOU54
Tug McGraw - NYN54
Dave Giusti - PIT54
8.Ramon Hernandez - PIT53
9.Jim Brewer - LAN51
10.Wayne Twitchell - PHI49
Strike Outs
1.Steve Carlton - PHI310
2.Tom Seaver - NYN249
3.Bob Gibson - SLN208
4.Don Sutton - LAN207
5.Fergie Jenkins - CHN184
6.Clay Kirby - SDN175
7.Jerry Reuss - HOU174
8.Don Wilson - HOU172
9.Bill Stoneman - MON171
10.Jon Matlack - NYN169
Innings
1.Steve Carlton - PHI346.33
2.Fergie Jenkins - CHN289.33
3.Phil Niekro - ATL282.33
4.Bob Gibson - SLN278.00
5.Don Sutton - LAN272.67
6.Rick Wise - SLN269.00
7.Tom Seaver - NYN262.00
8.Claude Osteen - LAN252.00
9.Bill Stoneman - MON250.67
10.Steve Arlin - SDN250.00
Games Started
1.Steve Carlton - PHI41
2.Steve Arlin - SDN37
3.Fergie Jenkins - CHN36
Phil Niekro - ATL36
5.Tom Seaver - NYN35
Bill Stoneman - MON35
Rick Wise - SLN35
8.Clay Kirby - SDN34
Bob Gibson - SLN34
10.Reggie Cleveland - SLN33
Claude Osteen - LAN33
Don Wilson - HOU33
Don Sutton - LAN33
Mike Torrez - MON33
Games Finished
1.Mike Marshall - MON56
2.Clay Carroll - CIN54
3.Tug McGraw - NYN47
4.Dave Giusti - PIT44
5.Jim Brewer - LAN41
6.Jack Aker - CHN39
7.Fred Gladding - HOU32
Jerry Johnson - SFN32
9.Ramon Hernandez - PIT31
Danny Frisella - NYN31
Complete Games
1.Steve Carlton - PHI30
2.Bob Gibson - SLN23
Fergie Jenkins - CHN23
4.Rick Wise - SLN20
5.Don Sutton - LAN18
6.Phil Niekro - ATL17
7.Claude Osteen - LAN14
8.Mike Torrez - MON13
Bill Stoneman - MON13
Tom Seaver - NYN13
Don Wilson - HOU13
Saves
1.Clay Carroll - CIN37
2.Tug McGraw - NYN27
3.Dave Giusti - PIT22
4.Mike Marshall - MON18
5.Jack Aker - CHN17
Jim Brewer - LAN17
7.Fred Gladding - HOU14
Ramon Hernandez - PIT14
9.Cecil Upshaw - ATL13
10.Pedro Borbon - CIN11
Shutouts
1.Don Sutton - LAN9
2.Steve Carlton - PHI8
3.Fred Norman - SDN6
4.Larry Dierker - HOU5
Fergie Jenkins - CHN5
6.Jon Matlack - NYN4
Al Downing - LAN4
Bob Gibson - SLN4
Ron Bryant - SFN4
Jack Billingham - CIN4
Claude Osteen - LAN4
Rick Reuschel - CHN4
Bill Stoneman - MON4
HR Allowed
1.Fergie Jenkins - CHN32
2.Tom Seaver - NYN23
3.Phil Niekro - ATL22
4.Clay Kirby - SDN21
Reggie Cleveland - SLN21
6.Ron Bryant - SFN20
Gary Gentry - NYN20
8.Ken Forsch - HOU19
Steve Arlin - SDN19
10.Jack Billingham - CIN18
Steve Blass - PIT18
Bill Greif - SDN18
Ross Grimsley - CIN18
Fred Norman - SDN18
Milt Pappas - CHN18
Ron Reed - ATL18
Dave Roberts - HOU18
George Stone - ATL18
Hits Allowed
1.Steve Carlton - PHI257
2.Phil Niekro - ATL254
3.Fergie Jenkins - CHN253
4.Rick Wise - SLN250
5.Claude Osteen - LAN232
6.Reggie Cleveland - SLN229
7.Steve Blass - PIT227
Dave Roberts - HOU227
9.Bob Gibson - SLN226
10.Ron Reed - ATL222
Walks
1.Steve Arlin - SDN122
2.Clay Kirby - SDN116
3.Mike Torrez - MON103
4.Bill Stoneman - MON102
5.Fred Norman - SDN88
Bob Gibson - SLN88
7.Steve Carlton - PHI87
8.Sam McDowell - SFN86
9.Steve Blass - PIT84
10.Jerry Reuss - HOU83
Earned Runs
1.Fergie Jenkins - CHN103
2.Reggie Cleveland - SLN101
3.Steve Arlin - SDN100
4.Phil Niekro - ATL96
Dave Roberts - HOU96
6.Ron Reed - ATL93
Rick Wise - SLN93
8.Mike Torrez - MON90
9.Jerry Reuss - HOU89
10.Tom Seaver - NYN85
Losses
1.Steve Arlin - SDN21
2.Bill Greif - SDN16
Juan Marichal - SFN16
Bill Singer - LAN16
Rick Wise - SLN16
6.Ken Reynolds - PHI15
Ron Reed - ATL15
Ernie McAnally - MON15
Reggie Cleveland - SLN15
10.Bill Champion - PHI14
Clay Kirby - SDN14
Burt Hooton - CHN14
Bill Stoneman - MON14
Wild Pitches
1.Steve Arlin - SDN15
2.Fred Norman - SDN13
3.Ron Reed - ATL11
Sam McDowell - SFN11
Don Wilson - HOU11
6.Phil Niekro - ATL10
Bob Gibson - SLN10
Tommy John - LAN10
9.Tom Kelley - ATL9
Jerry Koosman - NYN9
Ken Forsch - HOU9
Don Sutton - LAN9
Hit Batters
1.Jerry Reuss - HOU10
2.Steve Arlin - SDN9
Bruce Kison - PIT9
4.Bill Greif - SDN8
Milt Pappas - CHN8
6.Fergie Jenkins - CHN7
Jack Billingham - CIN7
Al Downing - LAN7
9.Gary Gentry - NYN6
Bucky Brandon - PHI6
Jerry Koosman - NYN6
Sam McDowell - SFN6
Ron Reed - ATL6
Mike Torrez - MON6
Balks
1.Balor Moore - MON3
Phil Niekro - ATL3
3.Fred Norman - SDN2
Denny McLain - ATL2
Woodie Fryman - PHI2
Mike Marshall - MON2
Ron Bryant - SFN2
Steve Carlton - PHI2
Reggie Cleveland - SLN2
Mike Corkins - SDN2
Bob Gibson - SLN2
Bill Greif - SDN2
Rick Reuschel - CHN2
Jerry Reuss - HOU2
Carl Morton - MON2
Batters Faced
1.Steve Carlton - PHI1351
2.Fergie Jenkins - CHN1176
3.Phil Niekro - ATL1150
4.Bob Gibson - SLN1119
5.Rick Wise - SLN1089
6.Steve Arlin - SDN1072
7.Don Sutton - LAN1061
8.Tom Seaver - NYN1060
9.Bill Stoneman - MON1049
10.Claude Osteen - LAN1033


Awards
Cy Young - Steve Carlton
Gold Glove - Johnny Bench
Gold Glove - Cesar Cedeno
Gold Glove - Roberto Clemente
Gold Glove - Willie Davis
Gold Glove - Bob Gibson
Gold Glove - Felix Millan
Gold Glove - Wes Parker
Gold Glove - Doug Rader
Gold Glove - Larry Bowa
MVP - Johnny Bench
Rookie of the Year - Jon Matlack
Triple Crown - Steve Carlton
TSN Pitcher of the Year - Steve Carlton
TSN Comeback POY - Bobby Tolan

NL All Stars
Hank Aaron
Glenn Beckert
Johnny Bench
Steve Blass
Lou Brock
Steve Carlton
Clay Carroll
Cesar Cedeno
Roberto Clemente
Nate Colbert
Bob Gibson
Fergie Jenkins
Don Kessinger
Lee May
Willie Mays
Tug McGraw
Joe Morgan
Gary Nolan
Al Oliver
Manny Sanguillen
Ron Santo
Tom Seaver
Ted Simmons
Chris Speier
Willie Stargell
Bill Stoneman
Don Sutton
Joe Torre
Billy Williams

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