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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
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1972-04-15Ken HoltzmanL26W 4-3vs MIN1184-8.0322204000--0-02.250.38
1972-04-16Catfish HunterR26L 2-3vs MIN1227L8.0433134000--0-13.380.88
1972-04-18Denny McLainR28W 3-2vs KCA1252W7.0820002000--1-00.001.14
1972-04-19Ken HoltzmanL26W 4-0vs KCA2185W9.0500001000--1-01.060.47
1972-04-19Catfish HunterR26W 3-1vs KCA2228-5.0511013000--0-12.771.00
1972-04-23Ken HoltzmanL26L 4-8@ MIN3186L3.0866102000--1-13.600.80
1972-04-25Catfish HunterR26W 4-3@ NYA3229-7.0633105000--0-13.150.95
1972-04-26Denny McLainR28L 2-4@ NYA2253L4.0533132000--1-12.451.45
1972-04-28Ken HoltzmanL26W 5-1@ MIL4187W9.0511024000--2-12.790.79
1972-04-29Catfish HunterR26W 2-1@ MIL4230W8.1511123000--1-12.570.93
1972-04-30Denny McLainR28L 1-3@ MIL3254L6.1733033000--1-23.181.53
1972-05-05Ken HoltzmanL27W 3-1vs NYA5188W9.0411001000--3-12.370.71
1972-05-06Catfish HunterR26W 4-1vs NYA5231W8.2511012000--2-12.190.86
1972-05-07Denny McLainR28W 7-5vs NYA4255-3.0855110000--1-24.951.75
1972-05-09Ken HoltzmanL27W 10-2vs MIL6189W9.01022213000--4-12.300.81
1972-05-09Blue Moon OdomR27W 3-0vs MIL1154W5.0300050000--1-01.291.71
1972-05-10Catfish HunterR26L 0-4vs MIL6232L8.0443127000--2-22.400.84
1972-05-12Denny McLainR28L 6-7vs BOS5256-2.0444211000--1-26.141.82
1972-05-13Ken HoltzmanL27L 6-9vs BOS7190L6.01165105000--4-22.890.92
1972-05-14Catfish HunterR26W 6-5vs BOS7233-7.0533214000--2-22.600.85
1972-05-15Blue Moon OdomR27W 2-1@ CAL2155W9.0211024000--2-01.131.00
1972-05-16Diego SeguiR35L 2-4@ CAL1160L4.0433022000--0-11.931.14
1972-05-17Ken HoltzmanL27W 4-0@ CAL8191W9.0800005000--5-22.470.92
1972-05-18Catfish HunterR26L 3-4@ CAL8234-8.0632003000--2-22.550.83
1972-05-19Blue Moon OdomR27L 1-16@ KCA3156L3.2844211000--2-12.841.32
1972-05-20Diego SeguiR35W 8-5@ KCA2161-4.0733120000--0-13.001.39
1972-05-21Ken HoltzmanL27W 5-2@ KCA9192W6.0411115000--6-22.380.91
1972-05-22Catfish HunterR26W 6-3vs CAL9235W9.0733118000--3-22.610.84
1972-05-23Blue Moon OdomR27W 3-2vs CAL4157-8.1721022000--2-12.251.21
1972-05-24Diego SeguiR35L 5-6vs CAL3162-2.2533112000--0-13.861.48
1972-05-26Ken HoltzmanL27W 4-2vs CHA10193W9.0622044000--7-22.340.94
1972-05-27Catfish HunterR26W 6-3vs CHA10236W9.0833136000--4-22.650.88
1972-05-28Vida BlueL23W 5-4vs CHA150-5.0100036000--0-13.001.33
1972-05-29Blue Moon OdomR27W 4-1@ TEX5158-3.1311041000--2-12.321.32
1972-05-29Dave HamiltonL24W 7-1@ TEX11W6.1411052000--1-01.501.50
1972-05-30Ken HoltzmanL27L 2-3@ TEX11194L7.0632125000--7-32.360.95
1972-05-31Catfish HunterR26W 5-1@ TEX11237W9.0911054000--5-22.480.95
1972-06-02Vida BlueL23L 1-5@ BAL251L5.0444136000--0-24.911.36
1972-06-03Ken HoltzmanL27W 4-2@ BAL12195W9.0922112000--8-32.320.97
1972-06-04Catfish HunterR26W 2-0@ BAL12238W9.0200004000--6-22.250.89
1972-06-04Dave HamiltonL24W 2-0@ BAL22W6.0600001000--2-00.751.25
1972-06-05Blue Moon OdomR27W 3-2@ CLE6159W9.2722122000--3-12.201.22
1972-06-06Vida BlueL23W 7-2@ CLE352-6.0722002000--0-24.241.29
1972-06-07Ken HoltzmanL27W 10-4@ CLE13196W9.01441104000--9-32.211.02
1972-06-09Catfish HunterR26W 10-5@ DET13239-6.1755268000--6-22.560.96
1972-06-10Dave HamiltonL24W 5-2@ DET33W7.1622034000--3-01.351.20
1972-06-11Ken HoltzmanL27L 2-3@ DET14197L8.0433144000--9-42.291.02
1972-06-12Vida BlueL23L 0-1vs BAL453L8.0511037000--0-33.241.20
1972-06-13Blue Moon OdomR27L 1-5vs BAL7160L1.1343130000--3-22.791.33
1972-06-14Catfish HunterR26L 1-2vs BAL14240L10.0621139000--6-32.410.96
1972-06-16Ken HoltzmanL27W 5-0vs CLE15198W9.0700005000--10-42.121.00
1972-06-17Dave HamiltonL25W 3-2vs CLE44W8.0611022000--4-01.291.14
1972-06-18Vida BlueL23W 9-0vs CLE554W9.0400022000--1-32.381.06
1972-06-19Blue Moon OdomR27W 7-4vs DET8161-7.0733111000--3-22.941.31
1972-06-20Catfish HunterR26W 3-2vs DET15241W11.0522239000--7-32.340.93
1972-06-21Ken HoltzmanL27L 2-5vs DET16199L9.0854018000--10-52.251.00
1972-06-23Dave HamiltonL25L 1-2vs CAL55L9.0721108000--4-11.221.05
1972-06-24Vida BlueL23L 1-3vs CAL655L7.0622027000--1-42.411.07
1972-06-25Blue Moon OdomR27W 6-0vs CAL9162W8.0600045000--4-22.531.30
1972-06-25Catfish HunterR26W 6-1vs CAL16242W9.0310019000--8-32.180.90
1972-06-26Ken HoltzmanL27W 3-0@ TEX17200W7.1300033000--11-52.130.99
1972-06-27Dave HamiltonL25W 9-3@ TEX66W5.0611021000--5-11.291.12
1972-06-28Vida BlueL23L 4-6@ CHA756-5.1844313000--1-42.931.15
1972-06-29Catfish HunterR26L 0-4@ CHA17243L5.0944112000--8-42.360.94
1972-06-29Blue Moon OdomR27W 3-1@ CHA10163W8.1511035000--5-22.351.26
1972-06-30Ken HoltzmanL27L 5-6@ CHA18201-0.0655100000--11-52.471.04
1972-07-01Dave HamiltonL25L 3-5@ CAL77L6.0955212000--5-22.061.19
1972-07-02Vida BlueL23W 3-1@ CAL857W9.0711058000--2-42.621.18
1972-07-03Catfish HunterR26W 5-0@ CAL18244W9.0200013000--9-42.220.90
1972-07-04Blue Moon OdomR27W 4-2vs NYA11164W7.2522031000--6-22.341.23
1972-07-05Ken HoltzmanL27L 1-4vs NYA19202L8.01144233000--11-62.581.08
1972-07-06Dave HamiltonL25L 2-6vs NYA88L4.1544032000--5-32.601.25
1972-07-07Vida BlueL23L 4-9vs MIL958L6.0686323000--2-53.251.20
1972-07-08Catfish HunterR26W 7-0vs MIL19245W9.05000110000--10-42.090.89
1972-07-09Blue Moon OdomR27W 3-1vs MIL12165W8.2511008000--7-22.201.16
1972-07-10Ken HoltzmanL27L 2-4vs BOS20203L8.06331311000--11-72.621.08
1972-07-11Joe HorlenR35L 0-4vs BOS1285L8.0833114000--2-12.611.08
1972-07-12Dave HamiltonL25L 6-7vs BOS99-4.2644011000--5-33.001.26
1972-07-14Catfish HunterR26W 9-3@ NYA20246W9.0333044000--11-42.140.88
1972-07-14Blue Moon OdomR27W 1-0@ NYA13166W6.1700023000--8-22.051.18
1972-07-15Ken HoltzmanL27W 6-2@ NYA21204W7.0722122000--12-72.621.09
1972-07-16Dave HamiltonL25W 5-2@ NYA1010W6.2600035000--6-32.711.29
1972-07-18Catfish HunterR26W 4-0@ MIL21247W9.0500016000--12-42.030.87
1972-07-18Joe HorlenR35L 4-7@ MIL2286L5.0532004000--2-22.721.07
1972-07-19Blue Moon OdomR27W 9-6@ MIL14167W8.1966246000--9-22.441.22
1972-07-20Ken HoltzmanL27L 1-2@ BOS22205L8.0822034000--12-82.601.10
1972-07-20Vida BlueL23L 3-4@ BOS1059-7.1922029000--2-53.131.22
1972-07-21Dave HamiltonL25L 4-5@ BOS1111-6.0522116000--6-32.741.26
1972-07-22Catfish HunterR26W 5-3@ BOS22248-6.1933226000--12-42.100.90
1972-07-22Joe HorlenR35L 0-3@ BOS3287L7.0632066000--2-32.701.16
1972-07-23Blue Moon OdomR27W 6-3@ BOS15168-5.0521022000--9-22.411.23
1972-07-27Vida BlueL23W 4-3vs MIN1160W8.1733119000--3-53.161.19
1972-07-28Ken HoltzmanL27L 3-4vs MIN23206L9.0643227000--13-92.611.09
1972-07-29Catfish HunterR26W 7-2vs MIN23249W9.0522118000--13-42.100.89
1972-07-30Blue Moon OdomR27L 1-2vs TEX16169L8.21022041000--9-32.371.25
1972-07-30Dave HamiltonL25L 2-4vs TEX1212L6.2844024000--6-42.961.28
1972-07-31Vida BlueL23W 2-0vs TEX1261W9.0200005000--4-52.831.09
1972-08-01Ken HoltzmanL27W 4-0vs KCA24207W9.0300004000--14-92.481.05
1972-08-02Catfish HunterR26W 5-0vs KCA24250W9.0500015000--14-42.000.88
1972-08-04Blue Moon OdomR27L 4-5@ MIN17170L4.0442031000--9-42.451.27
1972-08-05Vida BlueL23L 0-4@ MIN1362L4.0543032000--4-63.001.13
1972-08-06Ken HoltzmanL27W 6-3@ MIN25208-8.0322123000--14-92.471.03
1972-08-06Dave HamiltonL25L 1-5@ MIN1313L2.0733002000--6-53.231.33
1972-08-07Catfish HunterR26L 2-4@ KCA25251L6.0744021000--14-52.120.90
1972-08-08Blue Moon OdomR27L 3-4@ KCA18171-2.1421041000--9-42.481.32
1972-08-09Vida BlueL23L 2-5@ KCA1463L5.1533014000--4-73.131.14
1972-08-10Ken HoltzmanL27W 5-3vs CHA26209-7.0421014000--14-92.431.02
1972-08-11Catfish HunterR26L 0-1vs CHA26252L8.0511025000--15-62.060.90
1972-08-12Blue Moon OdomR27L 1-3vs CHA19172-9.2711033000--9-42.361.29
1972-08-13Vida BlueL23W 3-0vs CHA1564W9.0400023000--5-72.861.10
1972-08-14Ken HoltzmanL27W 5-2@ BAL27210-4.11022102000--14-92.461.04
1972-08-16Catfish HunterR26W 4-3@ BAL27253-6.1431033000--15-62.050.90
1972-08-18Blue Moon OdomR27W 8-0@ CLE20173W9.0400031000--10-42.201.26
1972-08-19Vida BlueL23L 4-5@ CLE1665-1.0222012000--5-73.001.11
1972-08-20Ken HoltzmanL27L 1-3@ CLE28211L2.0333021000--14-102.571.06
1972-08-21Catfish HunterR26W 5-1@ DET28254W8.0811113000--16-62.010.91
1972-08-22Blue Moon OdomR27W 6-3@ DET21174W7.0433122000--11-42.281.24
1972-08-23Ken HoltzmanL27L 5-7@ DET29212L1.1455021000--14-112.771.08
1972-08-25Catfish HunterR26L 3-5vs BAL29255L8.1855147000--16-72.140.93
1972-08-26Blue Moon OdomR27L 1-5vs BAL22175-5.2411043000--11-42.251.24
1972-08-27Ken HoltzmanL27W 2-1vs BAL30213-7.0611125000--14-112.721.08
1972-08-28Vida BlueL23W 5-4vs CLE1766-6.0422113000--5-73.001.10
1972-08-29Catfish HunterR26W 1-0vs CLE30256W8.1400015000--17-72.060.92
1972-08-30Blue Moon OdomR27W 2-0vs CLE23176W7.1600048000--12-42.151.25
1972-09-01Ken HoltzmanL27W 4-1vs DET31214W5.0611021000--15-112.701.10
1972-09-02Vida BlueL23L 1-3vs DET1867-6.2611026000--5-72.901.10
1972-09-03Catfish HunterR26W 3-1vs DET31257W9.0411002000--18-72.020.90
1972-09-04Blue Moon OdomR27W 10-5vs CAL24177W9.01255014000--13-42.301.26
1972-09-04Joe HorlenR35L 1-2vs CAL4288L6.0521025000--2-42.571.13
1972-09-06Ken HoltzmanL27W 9-1@ CHA32215W9.0711013000--16-112.631.09
1972-09-07Vida BlueL23L 0-6@ CHA1968L4.0633014000--5-83.021.12
1972-09-08Catfish HunterR26W 6-3@ TEX32258W6.2722027000--19-72.040.92
1972-09-09Blue Moon OdomR27L 2-3@ TEX25178L1.1333030000--13-52.451.29
1972-09-10Ken HoltzmanL27W 7-2@ TEX33216-5.0311006000--16-112.621.08
1972-09-11Vida BlueL23L 1-2@ MIN2069-6.0511013000--5-82.951.12
1972-09-11Joe HorlenR35L 2-3@ MIN5289-4.0211002000--2-42.551.09
1972-09-12Catfish HunterR26W 7-4@ MIN33259-4.0443113000--19-72.110.92
1972-09-13Blue Moon OdomR27W 8-0@ MIN26179W9.0600057000--14-52.331.29
1972-09-15Ken HoltzmanL27W 12-3vs TEX34217W9.0733024000--17-112.631.07
1972-09-16Vida BlueL23W 4-0vs TEX2170W9.0200013000--6-82.761.07
1972-09-17Catfish HunterR26W 4-1vs TEX34260W9.0211016000--20-72.080.90
1972-09-19Blue Moon OdomR27L 7-8vs CHA27180-5.0744113000--14-52.461.30
1972-09-20Ken HoltzmanL27W 6-3vs CHA35218W5.1632221000--18-112.651.08
1972-09-22Vida BlueL23L 3-5vs KCA2271L7.0654168000--6-92.881.10
1972-09-23Catfish HunterR26W 2-1vs KCA35261-7.0411151000--20-72.060.91
1972-09-24Dave HamiltonL25W 2-1vs KCA1414-7.0711004000--6-63.061.28
1972-09-24Blue Moon OdomR27L 2-4vs KCA28181L6.0111135000--14-62.431.28
1972-09-27Ken HoltzmanL27W 1-0vs MIN36219-8.0700003000--18-112.571.08
1972-09-27Catfish HunterR26W 2-1vs MIN36262W10.06110011000--21-72.020.90
1972-09-28Blue Moon OdomR27W 8-7vs MIN29182-4.0666043000--14-62.671.30
1972-09-29Vida BlueL23L 2-9@ KCA2372L6.0351136000--6-102.821.09
1972-09-30Joe HorlenR35W 10-5@ KCA6290W5.1855015000--3-43.041.12
1972-10-01Ken HoltzmanL27W 4-2@ KCA37220W7.0411041000--19-112.531.08
1972-10-03Catfish HunterR26L 2-3@ CAL37263-5.0622033000--21-72.040.92
1972-10-04Blue Moon OdomR27W 2-1@ CAL30183W5.0300022000--15-62.601.29
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