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1972 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-74 .519
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 519-430 + 89
Manager(s): Earl Weaver
General Manager: Frank Cashen
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 899,950 15/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Ken Thomas (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: George Staller
Hitting Coach: Jim Frey
Pitching Coach: George Bamberger
Third Base Coach: Billy Hunter

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Reynolds (#17), Bobby Grich (#19)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8670.551--
8570.5480.5
8074.5195.0
7976.5106.5
7284.46214.0
6591.41721.0
Full League 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 Baltimore Orioles season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    13Doyle AlexanderP6-3200R-R211971LAN: 1968-9-185MLB--
    25Don BaylorOF6-1 220R-R231970BAL: 1967-2-39MLB--
    7Mark BelangerSS6-1170R-R281965UDFAMLB--
    6Paul BlairOF6-0171R-R281964UDFAMLB--
    9Don BufordOF-2B5-8165B-R351963UDFAMLB--
    1Al BumbryOF5-8175L-R251972BAL: 1968-11-238MLB--
    32Enos Cabell3B-1B6-5185R-R221972UDFAMLB--
    2Rich CogginsOF5-8170L-L211972BAL: 1968-21-475MLB--
    11Terry CrowleyOF-1B6-0180L-L251969BAL: 1966-11-216MLB--
    35Mike CuellarP5-11175L-L351959UDFAMLB--
    36Tommy DavisOF6-2205R-R331959UDFAMLB--
    37Pat DobsonP6-3190R-R301967UDFAMLB--
    8Andy EtchebarrenC6-1197R-R291962UDFAMLB--
    3,16Bobby Grich2B6-2190R-R231970BAL: 1967-1-19MLB--
    44Roric HarrisonP6-3195R-R251972UDFAMLB--
    10Ellie HendricksC6-1175L-R311968UDFAMLB--
    23Grant JacksonP6-0190B-L291965UDFAMLB--
    15Davey Johnson2B6-1182R-R291965UDFAMLB--
    40Dave LeonhardP5-11165R-R311967UDFAMLB--
    32Tom MatchickSS-3B6-0175L-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    19Dave McNallyP5-11190R-L291962UDFAMLB--
    12Johnny OatesC5-11185L-R261970BAL: 1967-1-10MLB--
    22Jim PalmerP6-3196R-R261965UDFAMLB--
    26Boog Powell1B-OF6-4240L-R301961UDFAMLB--
    14Merv RettenmundOF5-10195R-R291968UDFAMLB--
    34Bob ReynoldsP6-0205R-R251969SFN: 1966-1-17MLB--
    5Brooks Robinson3B6-1190R-R351955UDFAMLB--
    10Sergio RoblesC6-2190R-R261972UDFAMLB--
    30Chico Salmon2B-SS5-10170R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    43Mickey ScottP6-1165L-L241972NYA: 1965-17-328MLB--
    28Tom ShopayOF5-9160L-R271967NYA: 1965-34-624MLB--
    39Eddie WattP5-10197R-R311966UDFAMLB--


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