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1972 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-70 .548
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 640-620 + 20
Roster Continuity 72.52% 15/24
Manager(s): Eddie Kasko
General Manager: Dick O'Connell
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,441,718 6/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Joel Bishop (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Lenhardt
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange
Third Base Coach: Eddie Popowski

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Garman (#3)
American League East 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 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    11Luis AparicioSS5-9160R-R381956Not draftedMLB--
    20Juan BeniquezOF5-11165R-R221971Not draftedMLB--
    26Bobby BolinP6-4200R-R331961Not draftedMLB--
    3Bob Burda1B-OF5-11180L-L331962Not draftedMLB--
    5Danny Cater1B-OF6-0180R-R321964Not draftedMLB--
    17Cecil Cooper1B6-2190L-L221971BOS: 1968-6-128MLB--
    48Vic CorrellC5-10185R-R261972CLE: 1967-9-171MLB--
    21Ray CulpP6-0200R-R301963Not draftedMLB--
    22John CurtisP6-2185L-L241970BOS: 1968-1-10MLB--
    24,40Dwight EvansRF-OF6-2205R-R201972BOS: 1969-5-109MLB--
    27Carlton FiskC6-2220R-R241969BOS: 1967-1-4MLB--
    1Phil Gagliano2B-OF6-1185R-R301963Not draftedMLB--
    44Bob GallagherOF6-3185L-L231972MIN: 1971-4-94MLB--
    39Mike GarmanP6-3215R-R221969BOS: 1967-1-3MLB--
    2Doug Griffin2B6-0170R-R251970CAL: 1965-21-407MLB--
    4Tommy HarperOF-3B5-10168R-R311962Not draftedMLB--
    24Duane JosephsonC6-0195R-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    12John Kennedy3B-SS6-0185R-R311962UDFAMLB--
    44Andy KoscoOF6-3207R-R301965Not draftedMLB--
    18Lew KrausseP6-0167R-R291961Not draftedMLB--
    37Bill LeeP6-3210L-L251969BOS: 1968-22-507MLB--
    36Lynn McGlothenP6-2195L-R221972BOS: 1968-3-60MLB--
    16Rick MillerOF6-0185L-L241971BOS: 1969-2-37MLB--
    10Bob MontgomeryC6-1203R-R281970Not draftedMLB--
    29Roger MoretP6-4175B-L221970Not draftedMLB--
    15Mike NagyP6-3200R-R241969BOS: 1966-6-104MLB--
    28Don NewhauserP6-4200R-R241972BOS: 1967-2-24MLB--
    14Ben OglivieOF6-2170L-L231971BOS: 1968-11-248MLB--
    33Marty PattinP5-11180R-R291968CAL: 1965-7-127MLB--
    43Gary PetersP6-2200L-L351959Not draftedMLB--
    6Rico PetrocelliSS-3B6-0185R-R291963Not draftedMLB--
    42Sonny SiebertP6-3198R-R351964Not draftedMLB--
    7Reggie SmithOF6-0195B-R271966Not draftedMLB--
    19Ken TatumP6-2205R-R281969DET: 1966-6-82MLB--
    23Luis TiantP5-11190R-R311964Not draftedMLB--
    55Bob VealeP6-6212B-L361962Not draftedMLB--
    25Stan WilliamsP6-5230R-R351958Not draftedMLB--
    8Carl YastrzemskiOF5-11188L-R321961Not draftedMLB--

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