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1972 Pittsburgh PiratesSeason Roster
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Roberto Clemente played for the 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePirates
LocationPittsburgh,Pennsylvania
Record96-59 (1st in National League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkThree Rivers Stadium
ManagerBill VirdonGeneral ManagerJoe Brown
CoachesDon Leppert (First Base Coach), Joe Morgan (Hitting Coach), Frank Oceak (Third Base Coach), Don Osborn (Pitching Coach), Dave Ricketts (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsLost NLCS (Reds)
#1 Draft PickDwayne Peltier (#23)
Attendance1,427,460 (Rank: 7th)
Years Available1887-2018

Team History -- 1972 Statistics -- 1972 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1972 baseball season.

1972 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
14Gene AlleySS6-0 165 R-R 1940-07-10 31Richmond,Virginia MLB1959-19731963-1973Hermitage (Richmond,VA)
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
28Steve BlassP6-0 165 R-R 1942-04-18 30Canaan,Connecticut MLB1960-19741964-1974Housatonic Valley Regional (Falls Village,CT)
1960-   UDFA-PIT
 
34Nelson BrilesP5-11 200 R-R 1943-08-05 28Dorris,California MLB1964-19781965-1978Chico (Chico,CA)Santa Clara U., Chico St
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Dave Cash2B5-11 175 R-R 1948-06-11 24Utica,New York MLB1966-19801969-1980Proctor (Utica,NY)
1966- 5-  95-PIT
 
21Roberto ClementeOF5-11 175 R-R 1934-08-18 37Carolina,Puerto Rico MLB1954-19721955-1972      
15Gene ClinesOF5-9 170 R-R 1946-10-06 25San Pablo,California MLB1966-19791970-1979Ells (Richmond,CA)Contra Costa Col
1966- 6- 115-PIT
 
18Vic DavalilloOF5-7 155 L-L 1936-07-31 35Cabimas,Venezuela MLB1958-19801963-1980  
1958-   UDFA-CIN
 
17Dock EllisP6-3 210 B-R 1945-03-11 27Los Angeles,California MLB1964-19791968-1979Gardena (Gardena,CA)Los Angeles Harbor Col
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
12Gene GarberP5-10 175 R-R 1947-11-13 24Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19881969-1988Elizabethtown Area (Elizabethtown,PA)Elizabethtown Col
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
31Dave GiustiP5-11 195 R-R 1939-11-27 32Seneca Falls,New York MLB1961-19771962-1977North Syracuse (North Syracuse,NY)Syracuse U.
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
12Chuck Goggin2B5-11 175 B-R 1945-07-07 26Pompano Beach,Florida MLB1964-19741972-1974Pompano Beach (Pompano Beach,FL)
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
37Fernando Gonzalez3B5-10 170 R-R 1950-06-19 22Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1969-19841972-1979  
1968-   UDFA-SE1
 
3Richie Hebner3B6-1 200 L-R 1947-11-26 24Boston,Massachusetts MLB1966-19851968-1985Norwood (Norwood,MA)
1966- 1-  15-PIT
 
2Jackie HernandezSS6-0 175 R-R 1940-09-11 31Central Tinguaro,Cuba MLB1961-19731965-1973  
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
36Ramon HernandezP5-9 170 B-L 1940-08-31 31Carolina,Puerto Rico MLB1959-19771967-1977  
1959-   UDFA-PIT
 
27Bob JohnsonP6-4 220 L-R 1943-04-25 29Aurora,Illinois MLB1964-19771969-1977Trenton (Trenton,MO)Bradley U.
1966-37- 699-LAN
 
25Bruce KisonP6-4 178 R-R 1950-02-18 22Pasco,Washington MLB1968-19851971-1985Pasco (Pasco,WA)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota, Central Washington U.
1968-14- 309-PIT
 
29Milt MayC6-0 190 L-R 1950-08-01 21Gary,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg,FL)
1968-11- 237-PIT
 
9Bill Mazeroski2B5-11 183 R-R 1936-09-05 35Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1956-19721956-1972Warren Consolidated (Tiltonsville,OH)    
39Jim McKeeP6-7 215 R-R 1947-02-01 25Columbus,Ohio MLB1969-19731972-1973   Otterbein Col
1969- 4-  82-PIT
 
32Bob MillerP6-1 182 R-R 1939-02-18 33St. Louis,Missouri MLB1957-19741957-1974William Beaumont (St. Louis,MO)    
38Bob MooseP6-0 200 R-R 1947-10-09 24Export,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19761967-1976Franklin Area (Franklin,PA)
1965-18- 342-PIT
 
16Al OliverOF6-0 195 L-L 1946-10-14 25Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1965-19851968-1985Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
11Jose Pagan3B5-9 165 R-R 1935-05-05 37Barceloneta,Puerto Rico MLB1955-19731959-1973  
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
7Bob Robertson1B6-1 210 R-R 1946-10-02 25Frostburg,Maryland MLB1964-19791967-1979  
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
4Charlie SandsC6-2 215 L-R 1947-12-17 24Newport News,Virginia MLB1966-19751967-1975Warwick (Newport News,VA)
1965-21- 417-BAL
 
35Manny SanguillenC6-0 193 R-R 1944-03-21 28Colon,Panama MLB1965-19801967-1980  
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
8Willie Stargell1B6-2 225 L-L 1940-03-06 32Earlsboro,Oklahoma MLB1960-19821962-1982Encinal (Alameda,CA)
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
6Rennie Stennett2B-OF5-11 175 R-R 1951-04-05 21Colon,Panama MLB1969-19831971-1981  
1969-   UDFA-PIT
 
10Frank TaverasSS6-0 168 R-R 1949-12-24 22Las Matas De Santa Cruz,Dom Rep MLB1968-19821972-1982  
1968-   UDFA-PIT
 
39Bob VealeP6-6 212 B-L 1935-10-28 36Birmingham,Alabama MLB1958-19741962-1974Birmingham (Birmingham,AL)Benedictine Col
1958-   UDFA-PIT
 
23Luke WalkerP6-2 192 L-L 1943-09-02 28DeKalb,Texas MLB1963-19741965-1974  
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
22Richie ZiskOF6-1 208 R-R 1949-02-06 23Brooklyn,New York MLB1967-19831971-1983Parsippany (Parsippany,NJ)Seton Hall U.
1967- 3-  56-PIT
 
33 Players