1972 American League


The 1972 season was the American League's 72nd, and 12 teams competed in the league that year. The Oakland Athletics won the 1972 championship.

1972 American League Standings
1972 American League League Leaders

Baltimore Orioles (80-74) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Boston Red Sox (85-70) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
California Angels (75-80) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Chicago White Sox (87-67) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cleveland Indians (72-84) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Detroit Tigers (86-70) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Kansas City Royals (76-78) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Milwaukee Brewers (65-91) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Minnesota Twins (77-77) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Yankees (79-76) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Oakland Athletics (93-62) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Texas Rangers (54-100) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1972 Award Winners


Gene Tenace - Babe Ruth Award
Gaylord Perry - Cy Young Award
George Scott - Gold Glove
Doug Griffin - Gold Glove
Brooks Robinson - Gold Glove
Carlton Fisk - Gold Glove
Ken Berry - Gold Glove
Paul Blair - Gold Glove
Bobby Murcer - Gold Glove
Jim Kaat - Gold Glove
Ed Brinkman - Gold Glove
Dick Allen - Most Valuable Player
Carlton Fisk - Rookie of the Year
Dick Allen - TSN All-Star
Rod Carew - TSN All-Star
Brooks Robinson - TSN All-Star
Carlton Fisk - TSN All-Star
Wilbur Wood - TSN All-Star
Bobby Murcer - TSN All-Star
Joe Rudi - TSN All-Star
Richie Scheinblum - TSN All-Star
Gaylord Perry - TSN All-Star
Luis Aparicio - TSN All-Star
Sparky Lyle - TSN Fireman of the Year
Wilbur Wood - TSN Pitcher of the Year
Dick Allen - TSN Player of the Year

1972 All-Stars


Dick Allen
Luis Aparicio DNP
Sal Bando
Bert Campaneris DNP
Rod Carew
Norm Cash
Joe Coleman DNP
Pat Dobson DNP
Carlton Fisk
Bill Freehan
Bobby Grich
Toby Harrah DNP
Ken Holtzman DNP
Catfish Hunter DNP
Reggie Jackson
Mickey Lolich
Carlos May DNP
Dave McNally
Bobby Murcer
Amos Otis DNP
Jim Palmer
Freddie Patek DNP
Gaylord Perry
Lou Piniella
Brooks Robinson
Ellie Rodriguez DNP
Cookie Rojas
Joe Rudi
Nolan Ryan DNP
Richie Scheinblum
Reggie Smith
Wilbur Wood
Carl Yastrzemski

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