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A review of the 1972 MLB Playoffs. Coverage includes boxscores and play-by-play for games as well as series statistics.
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1972 Playoff-Related Award Winners

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Player NameTeam NameAward NamePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
Gene TenaceOakland AthleticsWorld Series MVPC-1B6-0190RR1946-10-10Russellton,PA
1965- 20- 399-KC1
MLB1969-19831965-1983
1 record(s)

Playoff Teams for 1972

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Team NameLeagueDivisionWLWPctRankLgRankMLBRankManagerPlayoffs
Detroit TigersALEast8670.551135Billy MartinLost ALCS (Athletics)
Oakland AthleticsALWest9362.600113Dick WilliamsWon World Series (Reds)
Pittsburgh PiratesNLEast9659.619111Bill VirdonLost NLCS (Reds)
Cincinnati RedsNLWest9559.617122Sparky AndersonLost World Series (Athletics)
4 record(s)

Playoff Series for 1972

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YearSeries LinkSeries NameWinning TeamLosing TeamResultList of Games
1972WSWorld SeriesOakland AthleticsCincinnati RedsOAK wins series 4-3Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6, Game 7
1972ALCSAmerican League Championship SeriesOakland AthleticsDetroit TigersOAK wins series 3-2Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5
1972NLCSNational League Championship SeriesCincinnati RedsPittsburgh PiratesCIN wins series 3-2Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5
3 record(s)