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1972 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  93-62   .600
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Dick Williams
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  921,323
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Reds)

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Horlen (34)
Youngest Player:  George Hendrick (22)
Longest Tenure:  Blue Moon Odom, Reggie Jackson, Bert Campaneris, Catfish Hunter, Dick Green, Sal Bando, Dave Duncan, Joe Rudi, Rollie Fingers (5)
Top Hitter:  Joe Rudi (3)
Top Pitcher:  Catfish Hunter (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Chet Lemon (#22)

Roster Continuity:  81.21%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9362.600--
Chi White Sox8767.5655.5
Minnesota7777.50015.5
KC Royals7678.49416.5
California7580.48418.0
Texas54100.35138.5


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Ken Holtzman1972-04-191972W  4-0 vs KCAWSHO950000100031000--19375-69Complete game/Shutout
Ken Holtzman1972-05-211972W  5-2 @ KCAW 641111500023000--20080-71200th career game
Dave Hamilton1972-05-291972W  7-1 @ TEXW 6.141105200029000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Catfish Hunter1972-06-041972W  2-0 @ BALW 920000400028000--260100-91100th career win
Ken Holtzman1972-06-161972W  5-0 vs CLEWSHO970000500033000--20684-73Complete game/Shutout
Vida Blue1972-06-181972W  9-0 vs CLEWSHO940002200035000--6328-12Complete game/Shutout
Catfish Hunter1972-06-251972W  6-1 vs CALWCG931001900031000--264102-923-hitter
Catfish Hunter1972-07-081972W  7-0 vs MILWSHO9500011000032000--267104-9310 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
Ken Holtzman1972-07-101972L  4-2 vs BOSL 8633131120032000--21185-7611 Strikeouts
Ken Holtzman1972-07-281972L  4-3 vs MINLCG964322700036000--21587-781000th career strikeout
Vida Blue1972-07-311972W  2-0 vs TEXWSHO920000500029000--7031-14Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Ken Holtzman1972-08-011972W  4-0 vs KCAWSHO930000400030000--21688-78Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Catfish Hunter1972-08-021972W  5-0 vs KCAWSHO950001500031000--272108-93Complete game/Shutout
Vida Blue1972-08-131972W  3-0 vs CHAWSHO940002300030000--7332-16Complete game/Shutout
Rollie Fingers1972-08-271972W  2-1 vs BALW 1.12000030006000--20024-28200th career game
Vida Blue1972-09-161972W  4-0 vs TEXWSHO920001300031000--7933-17Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Catfish Hunter1972-09-171972W  4-1 vs TEXWCG921101600031000--283114-962-hitter
Rollie Fingers1972-09-221972L  5-3 vs KCA  20000250008000--21225-30Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Catfish Hunter1972-09-271972W  2-1 vs MINWCG10611001100035000--285115-9611 Strikeouts
Darold Knowles1972-09-271972W  1-0 vs MIN  1.21000110007000--40036-36400th career game


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