1972 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1972 MLB Season is the 72nd Season for Major League Baseball

Top Rookie Draft Picks

Brian Hill (SP) - Charlotte Bobcats

Willie Hernandez (RP) - Oklahoma City 89ers

Dennis Littlejohn (C) - San Francisco Seals

Keith Moreland (C) - Oklahoma City 89ers

Ken Phelps (1B) - Kansas City Monarchs

Claudell Washington (LF) - Atlanta Braves

Steve Kemp (LF) - Detroit Tigers

Bob Long (RP) - Pittsburgh Pirates

Len Matuszek (1B) - Philadelphia Phillies

Win Remmerswall (RP) - Boston Red Sox

Larry Rothschild (RP) - Cincinnati Reds

Nick Traber (SP) - Kansas City Monarchs

Jerry Turner (LF) - San Diego Padres

Willie Aikens (1B) - Los Angeles Angels

Mike Armstrong (RP) - Cincinnati Reds

Randy Bass (1B) - Minnesota Twins

Craig Cacek (LF) - New York Giants

Gary Carter (C) - Toronto Blue Jays

Andre Dawson (RF) - Toronto Blue Jays

John Flinn (RP) - Baltimore Orioles

Glenn Gulliver (3B) - Detroit Tigers

Gary Lucas (RP) - San Diego Padres

Dennis Martinez (SP) - Baltimore Orioles

Hiroaki Mizutani (RP) - Atlatna Braves

Final Standings

AL East: Boston Red Sox (106-54), Baltimore Orioles (105-55), New York Yankees (96-64), Toronto Blue Jays (82-78), Buffalo Bisons (62-98)

AL Central: Chicago White Sox (107-53), Cleveland Buckeyes (79-81), Kansas City Monarchs (73-87), Iowa Oaks (72-88), Detroit Tigers (70-90)

AL South: Dallas Rangers (91-69), Miami Athletics (86-74), Oklahoma City 89ers (82-78), New Orleans Pelicans (70-90), Houston Astros (57-103)

AL West: San Francisco Seals (105-55), Portland Beavers (80-80), Los Angeles Angels (80-80), Seattle Pilots (52-108), Vancouver Mounties (45-115)

NL East: Philadelphia Phillies (90-70), Pittsburgh PIrates (86-74), Washington Nationals (85-75), New York Giants (85-75), Brooklyn Dodgers (81-79)

NL North: Milwaukee Brewers (113-47), Minnesota Twins (112-48), Cincinnati Reds (108-52), Chicago Cubs (84-76), Columbus Explorers (61-99)

NL South: St. Louis Cardinals (104-56), Tampa Bay Rays (73-87), Atlanta Braves (69-91), Birmingham Barons (64-96), Charlotte Bobcats (36-124)

NL West: Oakland Panthers (78-83), Los Angeles Knights (77-84), San Diego Padres (73-87), Denver Rockies (72-88), Las Vegas Blackjack 21's (50-110)

ALSF: Chicago WS def. Dallas 3-1, San Francisco def. Boston 3-2

NLSF: Milwaukee def. Oakland 3-0, St. Louis def. Philadelphia 3-1

ALCS: Chicago WS def. San Francisco 4-1

NLCS: St. Louis def. Milwaukee 4-2

WS: St. Louis def. Chicago WS 4-2

League Leaders

Batting Average - Mike Adams (Minnesota) .355

Home Runs - Reggie Smith (Boston) 44

RBI - Reggie Smith (Boston) 142

Stolen Bases - Bill North (Baltimore) 49

OBP + Slugging % - Reggie Smith (Boston) 1.051

ERA - Jim McAndrew (Minnesota) 1.64

Wins - Santiago Guzman (San Francisco) 24

Strikeouts - Tom Phoebus (Detroit) 274