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1972 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-84 .455
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 628-730 -102
Manager(s): Lum Harris, Eddie Mathews
General Manager: Paul Richards (1972-06-04), Eddie Robinson
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta Stadium
Attendance: 752,973 17/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Preston Hanna (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Ken Silvestri
Hitting Coach: Eddie Mathews
Pitching Coach: Lew Burdette
Third Base Coach: Jim Busby

#1 Draft Picks

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 Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
44Hank Aaron1B-1B3844975119
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034
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774092551150217.265.389.514903.249.463.2350.6013.2231543
12Dusty BakerOF-OF2344662143
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27
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2
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17
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7647456842269.321.378.504882.184.278.3431.5126.2225499
24Steve BarberP-P34501
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0000000100000.200.200.200400.000.000.250----15
4Larvell Blanks2B-2B22851028
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5
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01
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70071200113.329.376.424800.094.176.3701.7185.03694
2Jim Breazeale1B-1B22851021
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2
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05
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170161201002.247.297.447744.200.259.2352.0017.03891
45Oscar BrownOF-OF261641937
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5
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1
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3
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160242900004.226.244.323567.098.110.2587.2554.753168
25Rico CartyOF-OF322713175
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12
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2
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6
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2900443304008.277.378.402780.125.288.2970.7545.2109315
15Paul CasanovaC-C30136828
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3
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02
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100142802007.206.229.272501.066.088.2457.0068.037140
30Orlando Cepeda1B-1B3484625
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3
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04
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90071701001.298.352.476828.179.262.3332.4321.04091
4Bob DidierC-C2340512
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2
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05002410011.300.326.400726.100.150.3242.00--1643
11Darrell Evans3B-3B2541867106
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12
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019
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7142905844096.254.379.419798.165.385.2490.6422.0175517
24Jimmy FreemanP-P211301
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0000002600000.077.200.077277.000.154.1433.00--115
48Ralph GarrOF-OF2655487180
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22
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012
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53259254162639.325.352.430782.105.179.3331.6446.2238588
7Gil Garrido2B-2B31751120
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1
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0071111611003.267.360.280640.013.160.2900.55--2186
19Rod Gilbreath2B-2B193829
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0011121010001.237.275.263538.026.079.3215.00--1040
27Jim HardinP-P282132
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10051200300.095.269.238507.143.381.1252.4021.0529
43Joe HoernerP-P354000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000-----04
39Tom HouseP-P251000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
16Sonny JacksonSS-SS271262030
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3
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08107900004.238.278.333611.095.159.2561.29--42133
33Pat JarvisP-P312423
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0010011000300.125.160.208368.083.125.21410.00--528
23Larry JasterP-P281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
36Tom KelleyP-P283413
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00000021300200.088.139.088227.000.059.1436.50--338
28Mike LumOF-OF263694084
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2
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9
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3814505234027.228.318.350668.122.249.2421.0441.0129421
30Denny McLainP-P281202
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0000002400200.167.286.167453.000.167.2502.00--216
22Mike McQueenP-P212322
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0002000800001.087.087.087174.000.000.133----223
17Felix Millan2B-2B2849846128
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3864232831737.257.288.313601.056.106.2691.22498.0156531
23Jim NashP-P27902
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0001000400000.222.222.222444.000.000.400----29
31Gary NeibauerP-P274000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
35Phil NiekroP-P3393718
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400122201112.194.200.237437.043.054.23922.0093.022106
18Rowland OfficeOF-OF19512
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0000001200000.400.500.400900.000.200.6672.00--26
9Marty PerezSS-SS2547933109
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28033055313321.228.271.265536.038.094.2541.83479.0127515
38Ron ReedP-P2973513
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0050002100520.178.173.192365.014.014.241----1480
37Ron SchuelerP-P244218
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0000011700200.190.209.214423.024.048.32017.00--945
40George StoneP-P252525
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0002006600611.200.344.200544.000.240.2501.00--538
34Cecil UpshawP-P29701
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0000000200100.143.143.143286.000.000.200----18
32Earl WilliamsC-C2356572146
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870062118660417.258.330.457787.198.308.2791.9020.2258631
Batting Totals18915278628136318617144593473553277035445538131.258.324.382706.124.227.2771.4536.720155903
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
24Steve Barber34005.63500040151810101662111.5010.130.563.383.381.00
40George Stone256115.513116217111114372681844633041.6811.591.463.575.111.43
37Ron Schueler24583.6637183012214412268591660964021.267.570.993.725.961.60
38Ron Reed2911153.9331301110021322210993186011111061.329.380.762.544.691.85
35Phil Niekro3316123.0638361711028225411296225316410351.098.110.701.695.233.09
31Gary Neibauer27007.41800020172715146682011.9414.293.183.184.241.33
23Jim Nash27115.52114004131352019225106001.9410.160.587.262.900.40
22Mike McQueen21054.622371081787945401144403011.589.121.275.084.620.91
30Denny McLain28356.501582051546041391218211211.4410.002.003.003.501.17
36Tom Kelley28574.582714214011612265591265599001.619.470.935.044.580.91
23Larry Jaster28115.255100101212774861001.679.003.006.004.500.75
33Pat Jarvis311174.093760017298945045744565101.398.550.644.005.091.27
39Tom House25003.0080005297331670011.447.001.006.007.001.17
43Joe Hoerner35136.65250001222334181748192111.8313.301.573.137.432.38
27Jim Hardin28524.392691042799347391124254021.4610.461.242.702.811.04
24Jimmy Freeman21226.0066100036402624522184001.7210.001.255.504.500.82
34Cecil Upshaw29353.6742000291353502222519232011.288.330.833.173.831.21
Pitching Totals70844.273751554041152713771412730654155512732698261.409.231.013.354.781.43
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Hank Aaron3800218000000300----.987------------.914199214034
Dusty Baker230000000002460------------------.989688168
Steve Barber341000000000001.000------------------4100
Larvell Blanks22000364800000------1.0001.0001.000--------981480
Jim Breazeale22003301000000----1.000--1.000----------24060
Oscar Brown260000000001180------------------.8991641420
Rico Carty320000000001560------------------.97927866
Paul Casanova30086000000000--.975----------------278328
Orlando Cepeda34004400000000----1.000--------------342260
Bob Didier23022000000000--1.000----------------100220
Darrell Evans250000246000000--------.941----------25254650
Jimmy Freeman21120000000000.750------------------242
Ralph Garr260000000002620------------------.9624921620
Gil Garrido310004262000000------.9891.0001.000--------861242
Rod Gilbreath19000148000000------1.000.941----------32522
Jim Hardin285200000000001.000------------------6200
Joe Hoerner355000000000001.000------------------220
Tom House251600000000001.000------------------040
Sonny Jackson2700001235000200--------.958.976------1.000941246
Pat Jarvis31740000000000.960------------------10382
Larry Jaster281000000000001.000------------------220
Tom Kelley28540000000000.909------------------8122
Mike Lum260040000002180----1.000------------.9764941212
Denny McLain28300000000000.875------------------4102
Mike McQueen21460000000000.889------------------0162
Felix Millan280002400000000------.987------------54667816
Jim Nash272200000000001.000------------------080
Gary Neibauer271600000000001.000------------------040
Phil Niekro33760000000000.943------------------52808
Rowland Office1900000000020------------------1.000600
Marty Perez250000028200000----------.957--------44075654
Ron Reed29620000000000.944------------------30726
Ron Schueler247400000000001.000------------------28220
George Stone25620000000000.963------------------6462
Cecil Upshaw29840000000000.933------------------4242
Earl Williams23023240042000000--.9801.000--.821----------148017446


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