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1972 San Diego Padres (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 58-95 .379
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 488-665 -177
Manager(s): Don Zimmer, Preston Gomez
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi (1972-12-31)
Location: San Diego, California
Ballpark: San Diego Stadium
Attendance: 644,273 22/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Dave Roberts (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Whitey Wietelmann
Assistant Coach: Dave Garcia
Hitting Coach: Bob Skinner
Pitching Coach: Roger Craig
Third Base Coach: Don Zimmer

#1 Draft Picks

Dave Roberts (#1), Leron Lee (#7), Randy Elliott (#24)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9559.617--
8469.54910.5
8570.54810.5
7084.45525.0
6986.44526.5
5895.37936.5
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Derrel ThomasSDNATLW 6-5 vs ATL413000110000000051st career hit, 1st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
    Mark SchaefferSDNSFNL 1-5 vs SFN000000000000000011st career game
    Fred NormanSDNMONW 6-1 vs MON4011002000200000741st career RBI
    Nate ColbertSDNMONW 3-2 vs MON4010000002100000500500th career game
    Johnny JeterSDNNYNL 6-8 @NYN42200230000000001472 home runs
    Derrel ThomasSDNNYNL 6-8 @NYN5221012000200000231st career home run
    Garry JestadtSDNMONL 3-9 @MON1110012000000000901st career home run
    Nate ColbertSDNPITL 5-12 vs PIT4110011000100000528100th career home run
    Dave RobertsSDNPITL 0-1 vs PIT300000000020000011st career game
    Dave RobertsSDNSLNL 2-5 vs SLN402100000010000021st career hit
    Dave RobertsSDNCHNL 9-12 @CHN502000100010000051st career RBI
    Larry StahlSDNSFNL 5-6 vs SFN50100001004000005874 strikeouts
    Larry StahlSDNHOUL 7-14 vs HOU51410020101000005884 hits
    Dave RobertsSDNATLL 2-4 vs ATL3111000101000000171st career stolen base
    Dave RobertsSDNATLW 8-6 vs ATL5341012000000000194 hits, 1st career home run
    Derrel ThomasSDNNYNW 1-0 @NYN6010000000400000604 strikeouts
    Fred KendallSDNPHIW 6-1 @PHI4220022000100000972 home runs
    Nate ColbertSDNPHIW 8-5 @PHI52410150000000005575 RBIs, 4 hits
    Dave RobertsSDNHOUW 10-7 @HOU8131015000100000455 RBIs
    Nate ColbertSDNHOUL 3-4 @HOU42200230001000005752 home runs
    Joe GoddardSDNHOUL 2-3 @HOU300000000000010111st career game
    Nate ColbertSDNATLW 9-0 @ATL53400250001000005772 home runs, 5 RBIs, 4 hits
    Nate ColbertSDNATLW 11-7 @ATL44300380010000005783 home runs, 4 runs scored, 8 RBIs
    Larry StahlSDNATLW 11-7 @ATL34200000020000016134 runs scored
    Joe GoddardSDNLANL 0-1 @LAN301000000000000031st career hit
    Cito GastonSDNSLNL 4-7 @SLN4000000000000001500500th career game
    Ed AcostaSDNSFNL 0-6 vs SFN2010000000100000511st career hit
    Randy ElliottSDNATLW 1-0 vs ATL300000000000000011st career game
    Johnny GrubbSDNATLW 1-0 vs ATL201000000100000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Dave HiltonSDNATLW 1-0 vs ATL301000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Randy ElliottSDNATLL 1-4 vs ATL402000000010000021st career hit
    Johnny GrubbSDNATLL 1-4 vs ATL402000101000000021st career RBI
    Steve SimpsonSDNATLL 1-4 vs ATL000000000000000011st career game
    Joe GoddardSDNHOUL 5-6 @HOU201000100110010051st career RBI
    Dave HiltonSDNHOUL 5-6 @HOU401000100020000031st career RBI
    Randy ElliottSDNHOUL 6-10 @HOU400000100000000141st career RBI
    Mike CaldwellSDNCINW 10-7 @CIN3010002000100100441st career RBI
    Dave HiltonSDNATLW 2-1 @ATL2000000102000000131st career stolen base
    Ralph GarciaSDNLANL 3-7 @LAN000000000000000011st career game
    Enzo HernandezSDNHOUW 3-1 vs HOU42310003000000002523 stolen bases
    Enzo HernandezSDNSFNL 4-7 @SFN52401120000000002534 hits, 1st career home run
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Mike CaldwellSDNATLW 6-5 vs ATLSv 221102200010000--71-01st career save
    Bill GreifSDNATLW 3-0 vs ATLWSHO960003800037000--61-1Complete game/Shutout, 1st career win
    Mark SchaefferSDNSFNL 1-5 vs SFN 21000220009000--10-01st career game
    Steve ArlinSDNPHIW 4-0 vs PHIWSHO950004600137000--4511-22Complete game/Shutout
    Mike CorkinsSDNMONW 5-3 @MONSv 1.21000030006000--446-101st career save
    Fred NormanSDNLANW 2-0 vs LANWSHO960002900034000--758-17Complete game/Shutout
    Fred NormanSDNCINW 7-0 vs CINWSHO950002900032000--769-17Complete game/Shutout
    Steve ArlinSDNSFNW 4-1 vs SFNWCG911103800132000--5717-251-hitter
    Bill GreifSDNSFNL 4-7 vs SFN 2.2433002001143326779%203-11Threw 79% strikes
    Bill GreifSDNATLW 8-6 vs ATLSv 1.22000030007000--223-121st career save
    Clay KirbySDNPHIW 6-1 @PHIW 9811011100034000--12638-5611 Strikeouts
    Clay KirbySDNMONL 5-6 @MON 6555131000025000--12738-5610 Strikeouts
    Steve ArlinSDNNYNL 2-3 vs NYNLCG923315800034000--6217-292-hitter
    Steve ArlinSDNPHIW 5-1 vs PHIWCG921103401031000--6318-292-hitter
    Mark SchaefferSDNCINW 4-3 @CINSv 0.10000000001000--250-01st career save
    Mike CaldwellSDNCINW 2-0 vs CINWSHO970001800033000--428-8Complete game/Shutout
    Fred NormanSDNCINW 5-1 vs CINWCG9311131100033000--10513-2411 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
    Mike CorkinsSDNATLW 1-0 vs ATLWSHO970004300038000--7812-17Complete game/Shutout
    Steve SimpsonSDNATLL 1-4 vs ATL 22000100008000--10-01st career game
    Fred NormanSDNCINW 1-0 @CINW 9700051500039000--10614-2415 Strikeouts
    Mark SchaefferSDNCINW 10-7 @CINW 0.21000000002000--391-01st career win
    Steve SimpsonSDNCINW 10-7 @CINSv 10000010003000--30-01st career save
    Ralph GarciaSDNLANL 3-7 @LAN 22110110009000--10-01st career game


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