1972 Milwaukee Brewers season

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1972 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bud Selig
Manager(s) Dave Bristol, Roy McMillan, and Del Crandall
Local television WTMJ-TV
Local radio 620 WTMJ
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker, Tom Collins)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1972 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing sixth in the American League East with a record of 65 wins and 91 losses. Because of the move of the Washington Senators to Texas, the Brewers shifted from the AL West to the AL East.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L GB Pct.
Detroit Tigers 86 70 -- .551
Boston Red Sox 85 70 0.5 .548
Baltimore Orioles 80 74 5 .519
New York Yankees 79 76 6.5 .510
Cleveland Indians 72 84 14 .462
Milwaukee Brewers 65 91 21 .417

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1972 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Rodríguez, EllieEllie Rodríguez 116 355 101 .285 2 35
1B Scott, GeorgeGeorge Scott 152 578 154 .266 20 88
2B Theobald, RonRon Theobald 125 391 86 .220 1 19
3B Ferraro, MikeMike Ferraro 124 381 97 .255 2 29
SS Auerbach, RickRick Auerbach 153 554 121 .218 2 30
LF Briggs, JohnJohn Briggs 135 418 111 .266 21 65
CF May, DaveDave May 143 500 119 .238 9 45
RF Lahoud, JoeJoe Lahoud 111 316 75 .237 12 34

Other batters[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
OF Conigliaro, BillyBilly Conigliaro 52 191 44 .230 7 16
LF,RF Reynolds, TommieTommie Reynolds 72 130 26 .200 2 13
2B,3B Clark, RonRon Clark 22 54 10 .185 2 5
LF Motton, CurtCurt Motton 6 6 1 .167 1 2
C Azcue, JoeJoe Azcue 11 14 2 .143 0 0
LF,RF Voss, BillBill Voss 27 36 3 .083 0 1
2B,3B,SS Heise, BobBob Heise 95 271 72 .266 0 12
RF,3B Brown, OllieOllie Brown 66 179 50 .279 3 25
OF Davis, BrockBrock Davis 85 154 49 .318 0 12
C,1B Felske, JohnJohn Felske 37 80 11 .138 1 5
C Ratliff, PaulPaul Ratliff 22 42 3 .071 1 4
C Porter, DarrellDarrell Porter 18 56 7 .125 1 2
2B,3B O'Brien, SydSyd O'Brien 31 58 12 .207 1 5

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G GS IP W L ERA SO
Lonborg, JimJim Lonborg 33 30 223 14 12 2.83 143
Parsons, BillBill Parsons 33 30 214 13 13 3.91 111
Lockwood, SkipSkip Lockwood 29 27 170 8 15 3.60 106
Brett, KenKen Brett 26 22 133 7 12 4.53 74

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G GS IP W L ERA SO
Colborn, JimJim Colborn 39 12 147.2 7 7 3.11 92
Bell, JerryJerry Bell 25 3 70.2 5 1 1.66 20
Reynolds, ArchieArchie Reynolds 5 2 18.2 0 1 7.23 13
Slaton, JimJim Slaton 9 8 44 1 6 5.52 17
Stephenson, EarlEarl Stephenson 35 8 80.1 3 5 3.25 33
Ryerson, GaryGary Ryerson 20 14 102 3 8 3.62 45

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings Pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
Linzy, FrankFrank Linzy 47 77.1 2 2 12 3.03 24
Newman, RayRay Newman 4 7 0 0 1 0.00 1
Sanders, KenKen Sanders 62 92.1 2 9 17 3.12 51
Taylor, ChuckChuck Taylor 5 11.2 0 0 1 1.54 5

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Evansville Triplets American Association Del Crandall and Mike Roarke
AA San Antonio Brewers Texas League Mike Roarke, Al Widmar and Jim Walton
A Danville Warriors Midwest League Joe Nossek
Short-Season A Newark Co-Pilots New York-Penn League Sandy Johnson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Danville

Notes[edit]

References[edit]