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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-04-15vs MIN1W  4-31-029,912 Ken HoltzmanBert BlylevenBob LockerDave LaRoche 431
1972-04-16vs MIN2L  2-31-139,051 Catfish HunterDick WoodsonRay CorbinCatfish HunterWayne Granger660
1972-04-18vs KCA3W  3-22-124,494 Denny McLainMike HedlundDenny McLainMike HedlundRollie Fingers981
1972-04-19vs KCA4W  4-04-110 Ken HoltzmanDick DragoKen HoltzmanDick Drago 1385
1972-04-19vs KCA5W  3-14-115,671 Catfish HunterBruce Dal CantonBob LockerBruce Dal CantonRollie Fingers1697
1972-04-23@ MIN6L  4-84-2117,876Ken HoltzmanBert BlylevenBert BlylevenKen Holtzman 20173
1972-04-25@ NYA7W  4-35-218,334Catfish HunterSteve KlineRollie FingersLindy McDanielBob Locker24204
1972-04-26@ NYA8L  2-45-336,193Denny McLainMike KekichMike KekichDenny McLainFred Beene26242
1972-04-28@ MIL9W  5-16-325,616Ken HoltzmanJim SlatonKen HoltzmanJim Slaton 31256
1972-04-29@ MIL10W  2-17-326,119Catfish HunterSkip LockwoodCatfish HunterSkip LockwoodRollie Fingers33267
1972-04-30@ MIL11L  1-37-426,714Denny McLainKen BrettKen BrettDenny McLainKen Sanders34295
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-05-05vs NYA12W  3-18-426,398 Ken HoltzmanFritz PetersonKen HoltzmanFritz Peterson 37307
1972-05-06vs NYA13W  4-19-4212,937 Catfish HunterMike KekichCatfish HunterMike KekichBob Locker413110
1972-05-07vs NYA14W  7-510-4212,347 Denny McLainSteve KlineJoe HorlenSteve KlineDarold Knowles483612
1972-05-09vs MIL15W  10-212-420 Ken HoltzmanJim SlatonKen HoltzmanJim Slaton 583820
1972-05-09vs MIL16W  3-012-4212,552 Blue Moon OdomSkip LockwoodBlue Moon OdomSkip LockwoodRollie Fingers613823
1972-05-10vs MIL17L  0-412-523,079 Catfish HunterKen BrettKen BrettCatfish Hunter 614219
1972-05-12vs BOS18L  6-712-628,147 Denny McLainSonny SiebertBill LeeRollie FingersKen Tatum674918
1972-05-13vs BOS19L  6-912-7220,567 Ken HoltzmanLew KrausseGary PetersKen Holtzman 735815
1972-05-14vs BOS20W  6-513-729,734 Catfish HunterMarty PattinBob LockerKen Tatum 796316
1972-05-15@ CAL21W  2-114-726,596Blue Moon OdomNolan RyanBlue Moon OdomNolan Ryan 816417
1972-05-16@ CAL22L  2-414-825,033Diego SeguiRickey ClarkRickey ClarkDiego SeguiLloyd Allen836815
1972-05-17@ CAL23W  4-015-825,118Ken HoltzmanRudy MayKen HoltzmanRudy May 876819
1972-05-18@ CAL24L  3-415-925,035Catfish HunterClyde WrightSteve BarberDon Shaw 907218
1972-05-19@ KCA25L  1-1615-10311,364Blue Moon OdomPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffBlue Moon Odom 91883
1972-05-20@ KCA26W  8-516-1039,559Diego SeguiAl FitzmorrisRollie FingersAl Fitzmorris 99936
1972-05-21@ KCA27W  5-217-10220,625Ken HoltzmanMike HedlundKen HoltzmanMike HedlundBob Locker104959
1972-05-22vs CAL28W  6-318-10214,383 Catfish HunterNolan RyanCatfish HunterNolan Ryan 1109812
1972-05-23vs CAL29W  3-219-1022,860 Blue Moon OdomRickey ClarkRollie FingersEddie Fisher 11310013
1972-05-24vs CAL30L  5-619-1123,042 Diego SeguiDon RoseDon RoseVida BlueSteve Barber11810612
1972-05-26vs CHA31W  4-220-1136,666 Ken HoltzmanWilbur WoodKen HoltzmanWilbur Wood 12210814
1972-05-27vs CHA32W  6-321-11137,444 Catfish HunterStan BahnsenCatfish HunterStan Bahnsen 12811117
1972-05-28vs CHA33W  5-422-11132,602 Vida BlueTom BradleyRollie FingersSteve Kealey 13311518
1972-05-29@ TEX34W  4-124-1110Blue Moon OdomPete BrobergJoe HorlenPete Broberg 13711621
1972-05-29@ TEX35W  7-124-11116,207Dave HamiltonJim ShellenbackDave HamiltonJim ShellenbackRollie Fingers14411727
1972-05-30@ TEX36L  2-324-1216,875Ken HoltzmanRich HandRich HandKen HoltzmanHoracio Pina14612026
1972-05-31@ TEX37W  5-125-12112,251Catfish HunterDick BosmanCatfish HunterDick Bosman 15112130
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-06-02@ BAL38L  1-525-13132,278Vida BlueJim PalmerJim PalmerVida Blue 15212626
1972-06-03@ BAL39W  4-226-1318,498Ken HoltzmanPat DobsonKen HoltzmanPat Dobson 15612828
1972-06-04@ BAL40W  2-028-1310Catfish HunterMike CuellarCatfish HunterMike Cuellar 15812830
1972-06-04@ BAL41W  2-028-13122,381Dave HamiltonDoyle AlexanderDave HamiltonDoyle AlexanderDarold Knowles16012832
1972-06-05@ CLE42W  3-229-1317,863Blue Moon OdomGaylord PerryBlue Moon OdomGaylord PerryDarold Knowles16313033
1972-06-06@ CLE43W  7-230-1319,424Vida BlueVince ColbertRollie FingersSteve MingoriBob Locker17013238
1972-06-07@ CLE44W  10-431-1314,720Ken HoltzmanDick TidrowKen HoltzmanDick Tidrow 18013644
1972-06-09@ DET45W  10-532-13134,953Catfish HunterTom TimmermannDarold KnowlesChuck SeelbachRollie Fingers19014149
1972-06-10@ DET46W  5-233-13132,079Dave HamiltonMickey LolichDave HamiltonMickey LolichBob Locker19514352
1972-06-11@ DET47L  2-333-14140,411Ken HoltzmanJoe ColemanChuck SeelbachKen Holtzman 19714651
1972-06-12vs BAL48L  0-133-15150,182 Vida BluePat DobsonPat DobsonVida Blue 19714750
1972-06-13vs BAL49L  1-533-1616,894 Blue Moon OdomMike CuellarMike CuellarBlue Moon Odom 19815246
1972-06-14vs BAL50L  1-233-1716,296 Catfish HunterDave McNallyDave McNallyCatfish Hunter 19915445
1972-06-16vs CLE51W  5-034-1716,298 Ken HoltzmanDick TidrowKen HoltzmanDick Tidrow 20415450
1972-06-17vs CLE52W  3-235-17128,934 Dave HamiltonGaylord PerryDave HamiltonGaylord PerryDarold Knowles20715651
1972-06-18vs CLE53W  9-036-17126,210 Vida BlueMilt WilcoxVida BlueMilt Wilcox 21615660
1972-06-19vs DET54W  7-437-17129,521 Blue Moon OdomJoe NiekroBob LockerChuck Seelbach 22316063
1972-06-20vs DET55W  3-238-1716,617 Catfish HunterJoe ColemanCatfish HunterChuck Seelbach 22616264
1972-06-21vs DET56L  2-538-1817,852 Ken HoltzmanTom TimmermannTom TimmermannKen Holtzman 22816761
1972-06-23vs CAL57L  1-238-1915,335 Dave HamiltonNolan RyanNolan RyanDave Hamilton 22916960
1972-06-24vs CAL58L  1-338-2018,511 Vida BlueClyde WrightClyde WrightVida Blue 23017258
1972-06-25vs CAL59W  6-140-2010 Catfish HunterRudy MayCatfish HunterRudy May 23617363
1972-06-25vs CAL60W  6-040-20119,915 Blue Moon OdomRickey ClarkBlue Moon OdomRickey ClarkDarold Knowles24217369
1972-06-26@ TEX61W  3-041-20114,243Ken HoltzmanBill GogolewskiKen HoltzmanPaul LindbladDarold Knowles24517372
1972-06-27@ TEX62W  9-342-2013,884Dave HamiltonDick BosmanDave HamiltonDick BosmanRollie Fingers25417678
1972-06-28@ CHA63L  4-642-21124,503Vida BlueDave LemondsTerry ForsterBob Locker 25818276
1972-06-29@ CHA64L  0-443-2210Catfish HunterWilbur WoodWilbur WoodCatfish Hunter 25818672
1972-06-29@ CHA65W  3-143-22133,456Blue Moon OdomTom BradleyBlue Moon OdomTom BradleyRollie Fingers26118774
1972-06-30@ CHA66L  5-643-23130,906Ken HoltzmanStan BahnsenCy AcostaRollie Fingers 26619373
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-07-01@ CAL67L  3-543-24111,947Dave HamiltonNolan RyanNolan RyanDave Hamilton 26919871
1972-07-02@ CAL68W  3-144-24112,431Vida BlueClyde WrightVida BlueClyde Wright 27219973
1972-07-03@ CAL69W  5-045-2418,217Catfish HunterRudy MayCatfish HunterRudy May 27719978
1972-07-04vs NYA70W  4-246-24137,461 Blue Moon OdomMel StottlemyreBlue Moon OdomMel StottlemyreDarold Knowles28120180
1972-07-05vs NYA71L  1-446-2515,022 Ken HoltzmanSteve KlineSteve KlineKen Holtzman 28220577
1972-07-06vs NYA72L  2-646-2614,976 Dave HamiltonMike KekichMike KekichDave HamiltonSparky Lyle28421173
1972-07-07vs MIL73L  4-946-2716,348 Vida BlueKen BrettKen BrettVida BlueKen Sanders28822068
1972-07-08vs MIL74W  7-047-2717,087 Catfish HunterGary RyersonCatfish HunterGary Ryerson 29522075
1972-07-09vs MIL75W  3-148-2719,056 Blue Moon OdomJim LonborgBlue Moon OdomJim LonborgRollie Fingers29822177
1972-07-10vs BOS76L  2-448-28129,943 Ken HoltzmanLynn McGlothenLynn McGlothenKen HoltzmanLuis Tiant30022575
1972-07-11vs BOS77L  0-448-2915,539 Joe HorlenMarty PattinMarty PattinJoe Horlen 30022971
1972-07-12vs BOS78L  6-748-3015,654 Dave HamiltonJohn CurtisBill LeeRollie FingersDon Newhauser30623670
1972-07-14@ NYA79W  9-350-3010Catfish HunterSteve KlineCatfish HunterSteve Kline 31523976
1972-07-14@ NYA80W  1-050-30125,798Blue Moon OdomMike KekichBlue Moon OdomMike KekichDarold Knowles31623977
1972-07-15@ NYA81W  6-251-30110,400Ken HoltzmanFritz PetersonKen HoltzmanFritz PetersonRollie Fingers32224181
1972-07-16@ NYA82W  5-252-30121,006Dave HamiltonMel StottlemyreDave HamiltonMel StottlemyreBob Locker32724384
1972-07-18@ MIL83W  4-053-3110Catfish HunterEarl StephensonCatfish HunterEarl Stephenson 33124388
1972-07-18@ MIL84L  4-753-31110,185Joe HorlenJim LonborgJim LonborgJoe HorlenFrank Linzy33525085
1972-07-19@ MIL85W  9-654-3115,358Blue Moon OdomArchie ReynoldsBlue Moon OdomJerry BellRollie Fingers34425688
1972-07-20@ BOS86L  1-254-3310Ken HoltzmanMarty PattinMarty PattinKen Holtzman 34525887
1972-07-20@ BOS87L  3-454-33133,657Vida BlueGary PetersDon NewhauserDarold Knowles 34826286
1972-07-21@ BOS88L  4-554-34127,465Dave HamiltonJohn CurtisDon NewhauserGary Waslewski 35226785
1972-07-22@ BOS89W  5-355-35126,067Catfish HunterLuis TiantDarold KnowlesGary PetersRollie Fingers35727087
1972-07-22@ BOS90L  0-355-35133,279Joe HorlenSonny SiebertSonny SiebertJoe Horlen 35727384
1972-07-23@ BOS91W  6-356-35128,481Blue Moon OdomLynn McGlothenKen HoltzmanLynn McGlothenRollie Fingers36327687
1972-07-27vs MIN92W  4-357-3519,936 Vida BlueBert BlylevenVida BlueBert BlylevenRollie Fingers36727988
1972-07-28vs MIN93L  3-457-36110,141 Ken HoltzmanDick WoodsonDick WoodsonKen HoltzmanDave LaRoche37028387
1972-07-29vs MIN94W  7-258-36116,606 Catfish HunterRay CorbinCatfish HunterRay Corbin 37728592
1972-07-30vs TEX95L  1-258-3810 Blue Moon OdomDick BosmanPaul LindbladBlue Moon Odom 37828791
1972-07-30vs TEX96L  2-458-38122,502 Dave HamiltonDon StanhouseDon StanhouseDave HamiltonHoracio Pina38029189
1972-07-31vs TEX97W  2-059-38119,423 Vida BlueRich HandVida BlueRich Hand 38229191
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-08-01vs KCA98W  4-060-3814,216 Ken HoltzmanPaul SplittorffKen HoltzmanPaul Splittorff 38629195
1972-08-02vs KCA99W  5-061-3814,664 Catfish HunterDick DragoCatfish HunterDick Drago 391291100
1972-08-04@ MIN100L  4-561-39124,395Blue Moon OdomBert BlylevenBert BlylevenBlue Moon OdomWayne Granger39529699
1972-08-05@ MIN101L  0-461-40133,161Vida BlueDick WoodsonDick WoodsonVida Blue 39530095
1972-08-06@ MIN102W  6-362-4110Ken HoltzmanRay CorbinDarold KnowlesWayne GrangerBob Locker40130398
1972-08-06@ MIN103L  1-562-41133,571Dave HamiltonDave GoltzDave GoltzDave Hamilton 40230894
1972-08-07@ KCA104L  2-462-42111,335Catfish HunterDick DragoDick DragoCatfish Hunter 40431292
1972-08-08@ KCA105L  3-462-43113,386Blue Moon OdomBruce Dal CantonTed AbernathyRollie Fingers 40731691
1972-08-09@ KCA106L  2-562-44117,877Vida BlueMike HedlundMike HedlundVida BlueTed Abernathy40932188
1972-08-10vs CHA107W  5-363-44111,818 Ken HoltzmanTom BradleyCatfish HunterStan Bahnsen 41432490
1972-08-11vs CHA108L  0-163-45116,065 Catfish HunterDave LemondsDave LemondsCatfish HunterCy Acosta41432589
1972-08-12vs CHA109L  1-363-46223,332 Blue Moon OdomWilbur WoodWilbur WoodRollie Fingers 41532887
1972-08-13vs CHA110W  3-064-46124,288 Vida BlueStan BahnsenVida BlueStan Bahnsen 41832890
1972-08-14@ BAL111W  5-265-46116,205Ken HoltzmanJim PalmerRollie FingersJim Palmer 42333093
1972-08-16@ BAL112W  4-366-46118,781Catfish HunterMike CuellarBob LockerDoyle AlexanderJoe Horlen42733394
1972-08-18@ CLE113W  8-067-46118,252Blue Moon OdomGaylord PerryBlue Moon OdomGaylord Perry 435333102
1972-08-19@ CLE114L  4-567-47112,830Vida BlueSteve DunningRay LambGary WaslewskiPhil Hennigan439338101
1972-08-20@ CLE115L  1-367-48212,818Ken HoltzmanDick TidrowDick TidrowKen Holtzman 44034199
1972-08-21@ DET116W  5-168-48143,439Catfish HunterWoodie FrymanCatfish HunterWoodie FrymanRollie Fingers445342103
1972-08-22@ DET117W  6-369-48130,490Blue Moon OdomMickey LolichBlue Moon OdomMickey LolichDarold Knowles451345106
1972-08-23@ DET118L  5-769-49226,618Ken HoltzmanJoe ColemanJoe ColemanKen HoltzmanChuck Seelbach456352104
1972-08-25vs BAL119L  3-569-50214,834 Catfish HunterMike CuellarMike CuellarCatfish HunterEddie Watt459357102
1972-08-26vs BAL120L  1-569-51214,698 Blue Moon OdomPat DobsonPat DobsonRollie FingersGrant Jackson46036298
1972-08-27vs BAL121W  2-170-51216,749 Ken HoltzmanDave McNallyRollie FingersDave McNallyBob Locker46236399
1972-08-28vs CLE122W  5-471-51227,072 Vida BlueSteve DunningDarold KnowlesSteve DunningRollie Fingers467367100
1972-08-29vs CLE123W  1-072-51115,135 Catfish HunterDick TidrowCatfish HunterDick TidrowDarold Knowles468367101
1972-08-30vs CLE124W  2-073-5115,201 Blue Moon OdomGaylord PerryBlue Moon OdomGaylord PerryRollie Fingers470367103
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-09-01vs DET125W  4-174-5117,776 Ken HoltzmanJoe ColemanKen HoltzmanJoe ColemanRollie Fingers474368106
1972-09-02vs DET126L  1-374-52112,684 Vida BlueMickey LolichFred SchermanDave HamiltonChris Zachary475371104
1972-09-03vs DET127W  3-175-52111,133 Catfish HunterBill SlaybackCatfish HunterBill Slayback 478372106
1972-09-04vs CAL128W  10-576-5310 Blue Moon OdomClyde WrightBlue Moon OdomClyde Wright 488377111
1972-09-04vs CAL129L  1-276-53127,296 Joe HorlenNolan RyanNolan RyanJoe Horlen 489379110
1972-09-06@ CHA130W  9-177-53113,093Ken HoltzmanTom BradleyKen HoltzmanTom Bradley 498380118
1972-09-07@ CHA131L  0-677-54129,968Vida BlueWilbur WoodWilbur WoodVida Blue 498386112
1972-09-08@ TEX132W  6-378-5415,837Catfish HunterMike PaulCatfish HunterMike PaulDarold Knowles504389115
1972-09-09@ TEX133L  2-378-5514,674Blue Moon OdomDon StanhousePaul LindbladBlue Moon OdomHoracio Pina506392114
1972-09-10@ TEX134W  7-279-5513,565Ken HoltzmanRich HandRollie FingersJim PantherBob Locker513394119
1972-09-11@ MIN135L  1-279-5710Vida BlueJim PerryWayne GrangerRollie Fingers 514396118
1972-09-11@ MIN136L  2-379-5718,506Joe HorlenBert BlylevenBert BlylevenRollie Fingers 516399117
1972-09-12@ MIN137W  7-480-5715,199Catfish HunterRay CorbinDarold KnowlesRay Corbin 523403120
1972-09-13@ MIN138W  8-081-5716,640Blue Moon OdomDave GoltzBlue Moon OdomDave Goltz 531403128
1972-09-15vs TEX139W  12-382-5714,522 Ken HoltzmanDon StanhouseKen HoltzmanDon Stanhouse 543406137
1972-09-16vs TEX140W  4-083-5715,833 Vida BlueRich HandVida BlueRich Hand 547406141
1972-09-17vs TEX141W  4-184-5718,541 Catfish HunterBill GogolewskiCatfish HunterBill Gogolewski 551407144
1972-09-19vs CHA142L  7-884-5819,594 Blue Moon OdomTom BradleyRich GossageGary Waslewski 558415143
1972-09-20vs CHA143W  6-385-58111,143 Ken HoltzmanWilbur WoodKen HoltzmanWilbur WoodRollie Fingers564418146
1972-09-22vs KCA144L  3-585-5916,501 Vida BlueDick DragoDick DragoVida Blue 567423144
1972-09-23vs KCA145W  2-186-5917,062 Catfish HunterPaul SplittorffRollie FingersPaul Splittorff 569424145
1972-09-24vs KCA146L  2-487-6010 Blue Moon OdomMonty MontgomeryMonty MontgomeryBlue Moon OdomTed Abernathy571428143
1972-09-24vs KCA147W  2-187-6019,881 Dave HamiltonTom MurphyRollie FingersTom Murphy 573429144
1972-09-27vs MIN148W  1-089-6010 Ken HoltzmanBert BlylevenBob LockerBert Blyleven 574429145
1972-09-27vs MIN149W  2-189-60114,206 Catfish HunterRay CorbinCatfish HunterRay Corbin 576430146
1972-09-28vs MIN150W  8-790-6019,155 Blue Moon OdomDick WoodsonRollie FingersDave LaRoche 584437147
1972-09-29@ KCA151L  2-990-6116,882Vida BluePaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffVida Blue 586446140
1972-09-30@ KCA152W  10-591-6119,314Joe HorlenMonty MontgomeryJoe HorlenMonty MontgomeryRollie Fingers596451145
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-10-01@ KCA153W  4-292-6118,726Ken HoltzmanTom MurphyKen HoltzmanTom MurphyBob Locker600453147
1972-10-03@ CAL154L  2-392-6214,928Catfish HunterClyde WrightClyde WrightRollie Fingers 602456146
1972-10-04@ CAL155W  2-193-6217,977Blue Moon OdomNolan RyanBlue Moon OdomNolan RyanRollie Fingers604457147


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