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1972 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-84 .462
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 472-519 -47
Roster Continuity 58.19% 23/24
Manager(s): Ken Aspromonte
General Manager: Gabe Paul
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 626,354 23/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Rick Manning (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clay Bryant
Assistant Coach: Bobby Hofman
Pitching Coach: Warren Spahn
Third Base Coach: Joe Lutz

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Dunning (#2), Ray Fosse (#7), Jack Heidemann (#11)
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 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    9Buddy Bell3B6-3200R-R201972CLE: 1969-16-375MLB--
    25Kurt Bevacqua3B-2B6-1185R-R251971ATL: 1967-6-102MLB--
    7Jack Brohamer2B5-10165L-R221972CLE: 1967-34-638MLB--
    35Bill ButlerP6-2210L-L251969DET: 1965-37-662MLB--
    17Lou CamilliSS-2B5-10170B-R251969CLE: 1967-3-55MLB--
    14Chris Chambliss1B6-1212L-R231971CLE: 1970-1-1MLB--
    44Vince ColbertP6-4200R-R261970CLE: 1968-11-234MLB--
    15Frank DuffySS6-1180R-R251970CIN: 1967-1-6MLB--
    46Steve DunningP6-2205R-R231970CLE: 1970-1-2MLB--
    47Ed FarmerP6-5210R-R221971CLE: 1967-5-91MLB--
    8Ray FosseC6-2215R-R251967CLE: 1965-1-7MLB--
    27Roy FosterOF6-0185R-R261970Not draftedMLB--
    34Steve HarganP6-3180R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    18Jack HeidemannSS6-0178R-R221969CLE: 1967-1-11MLB--
    38Phil HenniganP185R-R261969CLE: 1966-4-60MLB--
    40Tom HilgendorfP6-1190B-L301969Not draftedMLB--
    20Alex JohnsonOF6-0205R-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    52Larry JohnsonC6-0185R-R211972CLE: 1968-9-186MLB--
    42Mike KilkennyP6-3175R-L271969Not draftedMLB--
    30Ray LambP6-1175R-R271969LAN: 1966-40-732MLB--
    11Eddie LeonSS-2B6-0175R-R251968CLE: 1967-2-35MLB--
    23Ron LolichOF6-1185R-R251971CHA: 1965-10-200MLB--
    43Marcelino LopezP6-3210R-L281963Not draftedMLB--
    29John LowensteinOF6-0175L-R251970CLE: 1968-18-402MLB--
    22Tommy McCraw1B-OF6-0183L-L311963Not draftedMLB--
    31Steve MingoriP5-10170L-L281970Not draftedMLB--
    10Jerry MosesC6-3210R-R251965Not draftedMLB--
    12Graig Nettles3B6-0185L-R271967MIN: 1965-4-74MLB--
    33Lowell PalmerP6-1190R-R241969PHI: 1966-1-6MLB--
    36Gaylord PerryP6-4215R-R331962Not draftedMLB--
    28Adolfo PhillipsOF6-0177R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    37Denny RiddlebergerP6-3195R-L261970Not draftedMLB--
    16Fred StanleySS-2B5-10167R-R241969HOU: 1966-8-143MLB--
    41Dick TidrowP6-4213R-R251972CLE: 1967-4-76MLB--
    1Del UnserOF6-1180L-L271968PIT: 1966-4-59MLB--
    32Milt WilcoxP6-2185R-R221970CIN: 1968-2-33MLB--

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