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1972 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 93-62 .600
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 604-457 + 147
Roster Continuity 81.21% 7/24
Manager(s): Dick Williams
General Manager: Charlie Finley
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 921,323 14/24
Playoffs: Won World Series (Reds)
Top Draft Pick: Chet Lemon (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Hoscheit
First Base Coach: Jerry Adair
Pitching Coach: Bill Posedel
Third Base Coach: Irv Noren

#1 Draft Picks

Reggie Jackson (#2)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9362.600--
8767.5655.5
7777.50015.5
7678.49416.5
7580.48418.0
54100.35138.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
19Bert CampanerisSS30   62585150
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3252143288202029.240.278.325603.085.197.2672.7578.1203681
26Joe RudiOF25   59394181
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753437622615615.305.345.486831.180.241.3131.6831.2288653
6Sal Bando3B28   53564126
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773178559176313.236.341.368709.133.282.2370.7135.7197631
9Reggie JacksonOF26   49972132
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75985912587425.265.350.473823.208.329.3052.1220.0236572
5Mike Epstein1B29   45563123
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26
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70016868119037.270.376.490866.220.367.2661.0017.5223537
10Dave DuncanC26   4033988
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019
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59023468552613.218.283.392675.174.253.2142.0021.2158450
2Angel MangualOF25   2721967
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3201144811418.246.285.364649.118.165.2823.4354.499292
38Gene TenaceC25   2272251
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3200244232204.225.307.339646.115.220.2561.7545.477256
8Larry Brown2B32   1421126
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0040013801119.183.250.197447.014.106.1930.62--28157
16Tim Cullen2B30   1421037
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0150151700203.261.286.331617.070.099.2963.40--47149
14Matty AlouOF33   1211134
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1621111211121.281.341.347688.066.165.3001.09121.042136
25George HendrickOF22   1211022
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153232210223.182.205.306511.124.157.1867.3330.337129
27Catfish HunterP26   105523
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00050001600920.219.215.219434.000.000.253----23116
24Bill VossOF28   971022
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50091613112.227.296.330626.103.196.2591.7897.032109
11Ted Kubiak2B30   941417
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080091100012.181.250.245495.064.160.2021.22--23104
30Ken HoltzmanP26   90616
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00600125001104.178.187.222409.044.056.24625.00--20102
20Mike Hegan1B29   791326
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51072001221.329.375.430805.101.203.4172.8679.03490
13Blue Moon OdomP27   66168
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24212900500.121.134.227361.106.152.17129.0033.01572
15Ollie BrownOF28   54513
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41161401000.241.317.315632.074.185.3082.3354.01760
4Don Mincher1B34   5428
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00502101600004.148.281.167448.019.167.2111.60--964
35Vida BlueP22   4542
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00000153400200.044.140.044184.000.089.1826.80--252
1Dick Green2B31   42112
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03013510201.286.348.357705.071.119.3241.67--1548
11Marty Martinez2B30   4035
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0001003600102.125.186.125311.000.075.1472.00--544
15Bobby BrooksOF26   3947
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0005018801002.179.319.179498.000.179.2261.00--747
21Dal Maxvill2B33   3629
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0010111100200.250.270.278548.028.028.36011.00--1039
7Brant AlyeaOF31   3136
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2003500001.194.265.323588.129.226.2001.6731.01034
33Dave HamiltonP24   2624
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0000051210101.154.313.192505.038.231.2862.40--533
12Gonzalo Marquez1B26   2128
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0004113410010.381.462.381843.000.143.4441.33--826
34Rollie FingersP25   1926
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2000300100.316.316.474790.158.158.333--19.0920
22Joe HorlenP34   1713
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0000000400001.176.176.176352.000.000.231----317
4Ron Clark2B29   1514
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001002400101.267.353.400753.133.267.3642.00--618
32Darold KnowlesP30   1203
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0001001300100.250.308.250558.000.083.3333.00--314
3Curt Blefary1B-OF28   1115
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001000100010.455.417.6361053.182.182.455----712
3Adrian GarrettOF29   11000000001400000.000.083.00083.000.091.0004.00--012
24Allan LewisOF30   1052
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002830100000.200.200.300500.100.600.222----310
18Bill McNulty3B25   1001
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0000002100000.100.250.100350.000.200.1110.50--112
11Dwain AndersonSS-3B24   7200000001400000.000.125.000125.000.143.0004.00--08
24Diego SeguiP34   701
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0000000300000.143.143.143286.000.000.250----17
7Art Shamsky30   7000000001200000.000.125.000125.000.143.0002.00--08
36Bob LockerP34   6000000003400000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.33--09
12Larry HaneyC29   4000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
17Denny McLainP28   4000000000300200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
12Orlando Cepeda34   3000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
17Gary WaslewskiP30   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
Batting Totals211352006041248195291345658748463886475510036112.240.300.366666.126.223.2641.9138.819035799
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
27Catfish Hunter26   2172.04383716510295.1200746721701913030.926.100.642.145.832.73
30Ken Holtzman26   19112.51393716400265.1232837423521344041.077.880.781.774.552.58
13Blue Moon Odom27   1562.5131304200194.116462541087865031.297.610.464.043.990.99
35Vida Blue22   6102.8025235400151.0117554711481112011.096.970.662.866.622.31
34Rollie Fingers25   1192.51650004121111.18535318321132111.056.890.652.599.163.53
33Dave Hamilton24   662.9425141030101.1943433731550011.248.380.622.764.901.77
22Joe Horlen34   343.00326006184.0743328320584041.127.930.322.146.212.90
36Bob Locker34   612.6556000291078.0692523116476021.097.960.121.855.422.94
32Darold Knowles30   511.3654000291165.2491210137361001.306.680.145.054.910.97
24Diego Segui34   013.5273001022.22510927111101.399.780.782.744.301.57
17Denny McLain28   126.1455000022.13217154880001.8213.091.643.273.271.00
17Gary Waslewski30   032.0080003017.212543880001.116.001.504.004.001.00
14Don Shaw28   0118.003000005.11210102241002.8021.603.603.607.202.00
33Jim Roland29   004.502000002.15210000002.5022.500.000.000.00--
33Mike Kilkenny27   000.001000001.00000000000.000.000.000.000.00--
Batting Totals93622.583911554215113431418117045740696418862292191.127.430.612.655.472.06
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave DuncanC11310036614359.9936.32
Gene TenaceC474052661861.9796.31
Larry HaneyC494010.8004.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike Epstein1B137110111117312101.9909.68
Mike Hegan1B64171165100221.0009.20
Don Mincher1B116877314.98810.57
Gene Tenace1B855493041.0008.51
Gonzalo Marquez1B21312111.9299.00
Matty Alou1B1791011.00012.86
Curt Blefary1B110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tim Cullen2B653901031171124.9525.07
Ted Kubiak2B492838088221.9885.34
Larry Brown2B46388110111630.9745.12
Dick Green2B26144354539.9645.00
Dal Maxvill2B2499253218.9835.18
Marty Martinez2B1766201423.9444.62
Ron Clark2B11361210051.0005.50
Gene Tenace2B2620001.0003.00
Sal Bando2B101010.50045.00
Curt Blefary2B110000.0000.00
Larry Haney2B110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sal Bando3B15113441233371929.9603.08
Tim Cullen3B41543001.0004.20
Ron Clark3B3903011.0003.00
Bill McNulty3B3232210.8001.57
Gene Tenace3B2101210.7502.70
Dwain Anderson3B1602001.0003.00
Larry Brown3B1101011.0009.00
Ted Kubiak3B130000.0000.00
Marty Martinez3B1602001.0003.00
Joe Rudi3B100000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bert CampanerisSS14813372834941893.9775.23
Marty MartinezSS64082425.9417.20
Dal MaxvillSS42838011.0003.52
Dwain AndersonSS1912001.0003.00
Tim CullenSS1301001.0003.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe RudiOF1471314247921.9921.75
Reggie JacksonOF1351176301595.9712.34
Angel MangualOF74599166452.9712.55
George HendrickOF41259680001.0002.36
Bill VossOF34232593001.0002.41
Matty AlouOF32272482001.0001.65
Ollie BrownOF16121310001.0002.31
Bobby BrooksOF1110140030.9303.56
Gene TenaceOF958110001.0001.71
Brant AlyeaOF638163001.0004.50
Allan LewisOF6299010.9002.79
Mike HeganOF32051001.0002.70
Brant AlyeaOF21840001.0002.00
Adrian GarrettOF2410001.0002.25
Curt BlefaryOF1930001.0003.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rollie FingersP65111711011.0001.46
Bob LockerP56785910.9331.62
Darold KnowlesP546522610.9663.87
Ken HoltzmanP3926574714.9821.83
Catfish HunterP38295233021.9641.62
Joe HorlenP3284515001.0002.14
Blue Moon OdomP31194153372.8732.23
Vida BlueP2515141720.9131.25
Dave HamiltonP2510141710.9551.87
Gary WaslewskiP81724001.0003.14
Diego SeguiP7220310.7501.22
Denny McLainP52205001.0002.04
Don ShawP350000.0000.00
Jim RolandP220110.5004.29
Mike KilkennyP110000.0000.00


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