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1972 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-62 .600
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 604-457 + 147
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
Full League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1972 Oakland Athletics season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Matty AlouOF5-9160L-L331960UDFAMLB--
    7Brant AlyeaOF6-3215R-R311965UDFAMLB--
    11Dwain AndersonSS5-11165R-R241971UDFAMLB--
    6Sal Bando3B6-0195R-R281966KC1: 1965-6-119MLB--
    3Curt BlefaryOF-1B6-2195L-R281965UDFAMLB--
    35Vida BlueP6-0189B-L221969KC1: 1967-2-27MLB--
    15Bobby BrooksOF5-8165R-R261969KC1: 1965-15-299MLB--
    8Larry BrownSS-2B5-11165R-R321963Not draftedMLB--
    15Ollie BrownOF6-3200R-R281965UDFAMLB--
    19Bert CampanerisSS5-10160R-R301964UDFAMLB--
    12Orlando Cepeda1B6-2210R-R341958UDFAMLB--
    4Ron Clark3B-SS5-10175R-R291966Not draftedMLB--
    16Tim Cullen2B-SS6-1185R-R301966UDFAMLB--
    10Dave DuncanC6-2200R-R261964UDFAMLB--
    5Mike Epstein1B6-3230L-L291966UDFAMLB--
    34Rollie FingersP6-4195R-R251968UDFAMLB--
    3Adrian GarrettC-OF6-3185L-R291966Not draftedMLB--
    1Dick Green2B5-10180R-R311963UDFAMLB--
    33Dave HamiltonP6-0190L-L241972KC1: 1966-5-82MLB--
    12Larry HaneyC6-2195R-R291966UDFAMLB--
    20Mike Hegan1B-OF6-1190L-L291964UDFAMLB--
    25George HendrickOF6-3195R-R221971OAK: 1968-1-1MLB--
    30Ken HoltzmanP6-2175R-L261965CHN: 1965-4-61MLB--
    22Joe HorlenP6-0175R-R341961UDFAMLB--
    27Catfish HunterP6-0195R-R261965UDFAMLB--
    9Reggie JacksonOF6-0200L-L261967KC1: 1966-1-2MLB--
    33Mike KilkennyP6-3175R-L271969UDFAMLB--
    32Darold KnowlesP6-0190L-L301965UDFAMLB--
    11Ted Kubiak2B-SS6-0175B-R301967UDFAMLB--
    24Allan LewisOF6-0170B-R301967UDFAMLB--
    36Bob LockerP6-3200B-R341965UDFAMLB--
    2Angel MangualOF5-10180R-R251969UDFAMLB--
    12Gonzalo Marquez1B5-11180L-L261972UDFAMLB--
    11Marty MartinezSS-3B6-1175B-R301962UDFAMLB--
    21Dal MaxvillSS-2B5-11160R-R331962UDFAMLB--
    17Denny McLainP6-1185R-R281963UDFAMLB--
    18Bill McNultyOF-3B6-4205R-R251969UDFAMLB--
    4Don Mincher1B6-3213L-R341960UDFAMLB--
    13Blue Moon OdomP6-0185R-R271964UDFAMLB--
    33Jim RolandP6-3190R-L291962UDFAMLB--
    26Joe RudiOF-1B6-2200R-R251967UDFAMLB--
    24Diego SeguiP6-0190R-R341962UDFAMLB--
    7Art ShamskyOF-1B6-1175L-L301965UDFAMLB--
    14Don ShawP6-0185L-L281967NYN: 1965-35-636MLB--
    38Gene TenaceC-1B6-0190R-R251969KC1: 1965-20-399MLB--
    24Bill VossOF6-2160L-L281965UDFAMLB--
    17Gary WaslewskiP6-4195R-R301967UDFAMLB--


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