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1972 Season

1971 / 1973

Top Hitter

Joe Morgan

Joe
Morgan

Top Pitcher

Steve Carlton

Steve
Carlton

Champions

Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics

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All-1972 Team

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Left Field
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Billy Williams CHC 6.1 8.0 -1.0
Joe Rudi OAK 6.1 6.7 0.3
Pete Rose CIN 6.1 5.3 1.6
Roy White NYY 5.3 5.3 1.0
Carlos May CHW 4.4 6.6 -1.3
Center Field
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Bobby Murcer NYY 8.1 8.1 0.1
Cesar Cedeno HOU 8.0 7.7 0.4
Reggie Jackson OAK 5.6 6.0 -0.1
Willie Davis LAD 5.6 4.1 1.6
Dusty Baker ATL 5.2 4.8 0.5
Right Field
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Jimmy Wynn HOU 5.5 6.9 -0.6
Bobby Bonds SFG 5.0 5.0 0.8
Roberto Clemente PIT 4.8 3.9 1.4
Reggie Smith BOS 4.0 5.4 -0.7
Cesar Tovar MIN 3.4 2.6 1.6
Shortstop
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Chris Speier SFG 6.0 3.9 1.1
Bobby Grich BAL 6.0 4.2 1.1
Bert Campaneris OAK 5.4 2.5 1.8
Freddie Patek KCR 3.6 0.4 2.2
Danny Thompson MIN 2.9 1.6 0.2
Third Base
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Sal Bando OAK 5.6 4.0 1.2
Richie Hebner PIT 5.3 4.7 0.3
Ron Santo CHC 4.9 4.3 0.3
Graig Nettles CLE 4.8 3.3 1.0
Darrell Evans ATL 3.9 3.1 0.5
Second Base
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Joe Morgan CIN 9.3 7.9 0.9
Rod Carew MIN 5.4 4.4 0.6
Ron Hunt MON 3.6 2.0 1.2
Dave Cash PIT 3.5 1.7 1.5
Horace Clarke NYY 3.0 1.9 0.6
First Base
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Dick Allen CHW 8.6 9.8 -0.3
Nate Colbert SDP 5.4 6.0 0.5
Mike Epstein OAK 5.3 6.2 -0.0
John Mayberry KCR 4.9 6.7 -0.8
George Scott MIL 4.9 4.7 1.2
Catcher
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Johnny Bench CIN 8.6 6.1 1.7
Carlton Fisk BOS 7.3 6.3 0.0
Ted Simmons STL 4.5 3.7 -0.0
Bill Freehan DET 4.2 3.4 0.1
Ellie Rodriguez MIL 3.9 2.9 0.2
Starting Pitcher
Player Tm WAR Pit Off
Steve Carlton PHI 12.5 12.1 0.4
Gaylord Perry CLE 11.2 11.0 0.2
Wilbur Wood CHW 10.3 10.7 -0.3
Bob Gibson STL 7.7 7.0 0.7
Mickey Lolich DET 7.2 7.4 -0.2
Nolan Ryan CAL 6.3 6.2 0.2
Claude Osteen LAD 6.3 5.1 1.2
Luis Tiant BOS 6.3 6.6 -0.3
Don Sutton LAD 6.3 6.6 -0.3
Jim Palmer BAL 6.2 5.4 0.9
Jon Matlack NYM 6.1 6.0 -0.0
Fergie Jenkins CHC 5.9 5.9 0.0
Catfish Hunter OAK 5.8 5.6 0.3
Phil Niekro ATL 5.7 5.5 0.1
Tom Seaver NYM 5.6 5.2 0.4
Relief Pitcher
Player Tm WAR Pit Off
Tug McGraw NYM 4.2 4.3 -0.2
Mike Marshall MON 4.0 4.0 -0.1
Terry Forster CHW 3.9 3.2 0.8
Sparky Lyle NYY 3.7 3.6 0.2
Jim Brewer LAD 3.6 3.5 0.0
Darold Knowles OAK 2.7 2.5 0.1
Paul Lindblad TEX 2.5 2.5 0.1
Ramon Hernandez PIT 2.3 2.3 -0.1
Dave Giusti PIT 2.2 2.4 -0.2
Roric Harrison BAL 2.1 1.9 0.2
George Culver HOU 1.8 1.8 -0.0
Chuck Seelbach DET 1.8 1.6 0.2
Bill Lee BOS 1.7 1.5 0.2
Rollie Fingers OAK 1.7 1.2 0.5
Ted Abernathy KCR 1.7 1.8 -0.1