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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
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
  • 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-L331960Not draftedMLB--
    7Brant AlyeaOF6-3215R-R311965Not draftedMLB--
    11Dwain AndersonSS5-11165R-R241971Not draftedMLB--
    6Sal Bando3B6-0195R-R281966KC1: 1965-6-119MLB--
    3Curt BlefaryOF-1B6-2195L-R281965Not draftedMLB--
    35Vida BlueP6-0189B-L221969KC1: 1967-2-27MLB--
    15Bobby BrooksOF5-8165R-R261969KC1: 1965-15-299MLB--
    8Larry BrownSS-2B5-11165R-R321963Not draftedMLB--
    15Ollie BrownOF6-3200R-R281965Not draftedMLB--
    19Bert CampanerisSS5-10160R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    12Orlando Cepeda1B6-2210R-R341958Not draftedMLB--
    4Ron Clark3B-SS5-10175R-R291966Not draftedMLB--
    16Tim Cullen2B-SS6-1185R-R301966Not draftedMLB--
    10Dave DuncanC6-2200R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    5Mike Epstein1B6-3230L-L291966Not draftedMLB--
    34Rollie FingersP6-4195R-R251968Not draftedMLB--
    3Adrian GarrettC-OF6-3185L-R291966Not draftedMLB--
    1Dick Green2B5-10180R-R311963Not draftedMLB--
    33Dave HamiltonP6-0190L-L241972KC1: 1966-5-82MLB--
    12Larry HaneyC6-2195R-R291966Not draftedMLB--
    20Mike Hegan1B-OF6-1190L-L291964Not draftedMLB--
    25George HendrickOF6-3195R-R221971OAK: 1968-1-1MLB--
    30Ken HoltzmanP6-2175R-L261965CHN: 1965-4-61MLB--
    22Joe HorlenP6-0175R-R341961Not draftedMLB--
    27Catfish HunterP6-0195R-R261965Not draftedMLB--
    9Reggie JacksonOF6-0200L-L261967KC1: 1966-1-2MLB--
    33Mike KilkennyP6-3175R-L271969Not draftedMLB--
    32Darold KnowlesP6-0190L-L301965Not draftedMLB--
    11Ted Kubiak2B-SS6-0175B-R301967Not draftedMLB--
    24Allan LewisOF6-0170B-R301967Not draftedMLB--
    36Bob LockerP6-3200B-R341965Not draftedMLB--
    2Angel MangualOF5-10180R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    12Gonzalo Marquez1B5-11180L-L261972Not draftedMLB--
    11Marty MartinezSS-3B6-1175B-R301962Not draftedMLB--
    21Dal MaxvillSS-2B5-11160R-R331962Not draftedMLB--
    17Denny McLainP6-1185R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    18Bill McNultyOF-3B6-4205R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    4Don Mincher1B6-3213L-R341960Not draftedMLB--
    13Blue Moon OdomP6-0185R-R271964Not draftedMLB--
    33Jim RolandP6-3190R-L291962Not draftedMLB--
    26Joe RudiOF-1B6-2200R-R251967UDFAMLB--
    24Diego SeguiP6-0190R-R341962Not draftedMLB--
    7Art ShamskyOF-1B6-1175L-L301965Not draftedMLB--
    14Don ShawP6-0185L-L281967NYN: 1965-35-636MLB--
    38Gene TenaceC-1B6-0190R-R251969KC1: 1965-20-399MLB--
    24Bill VossOF6-2160L-L281965Not draftedMLB--
    17Gary WaslewskiP6-4195R-R301967Not draftedMLB--

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