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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
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
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Matty AlouOF331211134
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1621111211121.281.336.347683.066.165.3001.09121.042135
7Brant AlyeaOF313136
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01
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2003500001.194.265.323588.129.226.2001.6731.01034
11Dwain AndersonSS-3B247200000001400000.000.125.000125.000.143.0004.00--08
6Sal Bando3B2853564126
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20
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3
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15
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773178559176313.236.331.368699.133.282.2370.7135.7197622
3Curt Blefary1B-OF281115
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001000100010.455.417.6361053.182.182.455----712
35Vida BlueP224542
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00000153400200.044.140.044184.000.089.1826.80--252
15Bobby BrooksOF263947
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0005018801002.179.319.179498.000.179.2261.00--747
8Larry Brown2B321421126
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0040013801119.183.250.197447.014.106.1930.62--28157
15Ollie BrownOF2854513
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41161401000.241.317.315632.074.185.3082.3354.01760
19Bert CampanerisSS3062585150
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25
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3252143288202029.240.276.325601.085.197.2672.7578.1203679
12Orlando Cepeda343000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
4Ron Clark2B291514
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001002400101.267.353.400753.133.267.3642.00--618
16Tim Cullen2B301421037
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0150151700203.261.286.331617.070.099.2963.40--47149
10Dave DuncanC264033988
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019
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59023468552613.218.275.392667.174.253.2142.0021.2158445
5Mike Epstein1B2945563123
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70016868119037.270.363.490853.220.367.2661.0017.5223526
34Rollie FingersP251926
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2000300100.316.316.474790.158.158.333--19.0920
3Adrian GarrettOF2911000000001400000.000.083.00083.000.091.0004.00--012
1Dick Green2B3142112
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03013510201.286.333.357690.071.119.3241.67--1547
33Dave HamiltonP242624
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0000051210101.154.290.192482.038.231.2862.40--532
12Larry HaneyC294000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
20Mike Hegan1B29791326
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51072001221.329.375.430805.101.203.4172.8679.03490
25George HendrickOF221211022
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153232210223.182.198.306504.124.157.1867.3330.337128
30Ken HoltzmanP2690616
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00600125001104.178.187.222409.044.056.24625.00--20102
22Joe HorlenP341713
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0000000400001.176.176.176352.000.000.231----317
27Catfish HunterP26105523
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00050001600920.219.215.219434.000.000.253----23116
9Reggie JacksonOF2649972132
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25
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75985912587425.265.341.473814.208.329.3052.1220.0236564
32Darold KnowlesP301203
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0001001300100.250.308.250558.000.083.3333.00--314
11Ted Kubiak2B30941417
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4
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080091100012.181.250.245495.064.160.2021.22--23104
24Allan LewisOF301052
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002830100000.200.200.300500.100.600.222----310
36Bob LockerP346000000003400000.000.333.000333.000.500.0001.33--09
2Angel MangualOF252721967
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3201144811418.246.282.364646.118.165.2823.4354.499291
12Gonzalo Marquez1B262128
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0004113410010.381.440.381821.000.143.4441.33--825
11Marty Martinez2B304035
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0001003600102.125.186.125311.000.075.1472.00--544
21Dal Maxvill2B333629
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0010111100200.250.270.278548.028.028.36011.00--1039
17Denny McLainP284000000000300200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
18Bill McNulty3B251001
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0000002100000.100.250.100350.000.200.1110.50--112
4Don Mincher1B345428
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00502101600004.148.281.167448.019.167.2111.60--964
13Blue Moon OdomP2766168
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24212900500.121.134.227361.106.152.17129.0033.01572
26Joe RudiOF2559394181
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753437622615615.305.343.486829.180.241.3131.6831.2288651
24Diego SeguiP34701
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0000000300000.143.143.143286.000.000.250----17
7Art Shamsky307000000001200000.000.125.000125.000.143.0002.00--08
38Gene TenaceC252272251
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3200244232204.225.299.339638.115.220.2561.7545.477253
24Bill VossOF28971022
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50091613112.227.290.330620.103.196.2591.7897.032108
17Gary WaslewskiP303000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
35Vida Blue6102.8025235400151117554711481112011.096.970.662.866.622.31-.869
14Don Shaw0118.0030000051210102241002.8021.603.603.607.202.00-1.667
24Diego Segui013.52730010222510927111101.399.780.782.744.301.57--
33Jim Roland004.5020000025210000002.5022.500.000.000.00----
13Blue Moon Odom1562.513130420019416462541087865031.297.610.464.043.990.99-1.604
17Denny McLain126.14550000223217154880001.8213.091.643.273.271.00--
36Bob Locker612.6556000291078692523116476021.097.960.121.855.422.94-1.417
32Darold Knowles511.3654000291165491210137361001.306.680.145.054.910.97-1.297
33Mike Kilkenny000.0010000010000000000.000.000.000.000.00----
27Catfish Hunter2172.04383716510295200746721701913030.926.100.642.145.832.73-.844
22Joe Horlen343.00326006184743328320584041.127.930.322.146.212.90-1.164
30Ken Holtzman19112.51393716400265232837423521344041.077.880.781.774.552.58-1.331
33Dave Hamilton662.9425141030101943433731550011.248.380.622.764.901.77-1.403
34Rollie Fingers1192.516500041211118535318321132111.056.890.652.599.163.53-.636
17Gary Waslewski032.008000301712543880001.116.001.504.004.001.00-.818


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