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1972 CINCINNATI REDS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  95-59   .617
Result:   1st in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Sparky Anderson
General Manager:   Bob Howsam
Stadium:  Riverfront Stadium
Attendance:  1,611,459
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Athletics)

Cincinnati Reds affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Gibbon (37)
Youngest Player:  Don Gullett (21)
Longest Tenure:  Pete Rose (10)
Top Hitter:  Pete Rose (2)
Top Pitcher:  Gary Nolan (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Larry Payne (#7)

Roster Continuity:  65.73%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9559.617--
Houston8469.54910.5
LA Dodgers8570.54810.5
Atlanta7084.45525.0
SF Giants6986.44526.5
San Diego5895.37936.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
5Johnny BenchCMLB6-1208RightRight12/7/194724Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1965236CIN

43Jack BillinghamPMLB6-4215RightRight2/21/194329Orlando,Florida1961UDFA LAN
34Pedro BorbonPMLB6-2185RightRight12/2/194625Valverde Mao,Dominican Republic1966UDFA SLN
25Bernie CarboOFMLB6-0175LeftRight8/5/194724Detroit,Michigan1965116CIN
36Clay CarrollPMLB6-1200RightRight5/2/194131Clanton,Alabama1961UDFA MLB
12Darrel ChaneySS-2BMLB6-1190BothRight3/9/194824Hammond,Indiana1966233CIN
13Dave ConcepcionSSMLB6-1180RightRight6/17/194824Aragua,Venezuela1960UDFA CIN
7Pat CorralesCMLB6-0195RightRight3/20/194131Los Angeles,California1959UDFA PHI
15George FosterOFMLB6-1185RightRight12/1/194823Tuscaloosa,Alabama1968355SFN
20Cesar GeronimoOFMLB6-2170LeftLeft3/11/194824El Seybo,Dominican Republic1967UDFA NYA
39Joe GibbonPMLB6-4210RightLeft4/10/193537Hickory,MississippiUDFA 
48Ross GrimsleyPMLB6-3200LeftLeft1/7/195022Topeka,Kansas1969117CIN
35Don GullettPMLB6-0190RightLeft1/6/195121Lynn,Kentucky1969114CIN
20,25Joe Hague1B-OFMLB6-0198LeftLeft4/25/194428Huntington,West Virginia1966UDFA SLN
21Tom HallPMLB6-0155LeftLeft11/23/194724Thomasville,North Carolina1966353MIN
17Julian Javier3B-2BMLB6-1175RightRight8/9/193635San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
31Jim McGlothlinPMLB6-1185RightRight10/6/194328Los Angeles,California1962UDFA ANA
11Hal McRaeOFMLB5-11185RightRight7/10/194526Avon Park,Florida19656117CIN
16Denis MenkeSS-3BMLB6-0190RightRight7/21/194031Algona,Iowa1958UDFA MLB
30Jim MerrittPMLB6-2180LeftLeft12/9/194328Altadena,California1962UDFA LAN
8Joe Morgan2BMLB5-7155LeftRight9/19/194328Bonham,Texas1963UDFA HOU
38Gary NolanPMLB6-3197RightRight5/27/194824Herlong,California1966113CIN
24Tony Perez1B-3BMLB6-2205RightRight5/14/194230Ciego De Avila,Cuba1960UDFA CIN
9Bill PlummerCMLB6-1200RightRight3/21/194725Oakland,California1965UDFA SLN
14Pete RoseOF-1BMLB5-11203BothRight4/14/194131Cincinnati,Ohio1960UDFA CIN
7Sonny RubertoCMLB5-11175RightRight1/2/194626Staten Island,New YorkUDFA 
45Wayne SimpsonPMLB6-3220RightRight12/2/194823Los Angeles,California196718CIN
44Ed SpraguePMLB6-4195RightRight9/16/194526Boston,Massachusetts1966UDFA SLN
28Bobby TolanOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft11/19/194526Los Angeles,California1963UDFA SLN
49Dave TomlinPMLB6-3185LeftLeft6/22/194923Maysville,Kentucky196729553CIN
22Ted UhlaenderOFMLB6-2190LeftRight10/21/194031Chicago Heights,Illinois1961UDFA MIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Sparky AndersonManager 
Alex GrammasThird Base Coach 
Tom HedrickBroadcaster 
Bob HowsamGeneral Manager 
Waite HoytBroadcaster 
Ted KluszewskiHitting Coach 
Al MichaelsBroadcaster 
Joe NuxhallBroadcaster 
George SchergerAssistant Coach 
Larry ShepardPitching Coach 
George ZurawScout 


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