1972 Baltimore Orioles Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 80-74
Finished 3rd in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 924,245, Avg. 13,204
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Manager: Earl Weaver (80-74)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
1972 Baltimore Orioles Statistics
1972 Baltimore Orioles Results

The Baltimore Orioles of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 80 wins and 74 losses, finishing third in the AL's East Division.

The Orioles allowed 430 runs, least in the league. Baltimore tallied 519 runs. Boog Powell paced the squad with 21 home runs and drove in 81 runs. Bobby Grich led all regular hitters by hitting .278. Jim Palmer topped the squad with 21 wins, while Mike Cuellar and Pat Dobson also added 15 or more victories also Jim Palmer recorded a 2.07 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Earl Weaver coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Doyle AlexanderPRRSeptember 4, 19506'3"190Cordova, AL USA
Don BaylorRFRRJune 28, 19496'1"190Austin, TX USA
Mark BelangerSSRRJune 8, 19446'1"170Pittsfield, MA USA
Paul BlairCFRRFebruary 1, 19446'0"168Cushing, OK USA
Don BufordLFBRFebruary 2, 19375'7"160Linden, TX USA
Al BumbryRFLRApril 21, 19475'8"170Fredericksburg, VA USA
Enos Cabell1BRROctober 8, 19496'4"170Fort Riley, KS USA
Rich CogginsRFLLDecember 7, 19505'8"170Indianapolis, IN USA
Terry CrowleyRFLLFebruary 16, 19476'0"180Staten Island, NY USA
Mike CuellarPLLMay 8, 19376'0"165Las Villas, Cuba
Tommy DavisLFRRMarch 21, 19396'2"195Brooklyn, NY USA
Pat DobsonPRRFebruary 12, 19426'3"190Buffalo, NY USA
Andy EtchebarrenCRRJune 20, 19436'1"190Whittier, CA USA
Bobby GrichSSRRJanuary 15, 19496'2"180Muskegon, MI USA
Roric HarrisonPRRSeptember 20, 19466'3"195Los Angeles, CA USA
Elrod HendricksCLRDecember 22, 19406'1"175Charlotte Amalie, St V.I.
Grant JacksonPBLSeptember 28, 19426'0"180Fostoria, OH USA
Davey Johnson2BRRJanuary 30, 19436'1"170Orlando, FL USA
Dave LeonhardPRRJanuary 22, 19415'11"165Arlington, VA USA
Tommy Matchick3BLRSeptember 7, 19436'1"173Hazleton, PA USA
Dave McNallyPRLOctober 31, 19425'11"185Billings, MT USA
Johnny OatesCLRJanuary 21, 19465'11"188Sylva, NC USA
Jim PalmerPRROctober 15, 19456'3"190New York, NY USA
Boog Powell1BLRAugust 17, 19416'4"230Lakeland, FL USA
Merv RettenmundRFRRJune 6, 19435'10"190Flint, MI USA
Bob ReynoldsPRRJanuary 21, 19476'0"205Seattle, WA USA
Brooks Robinson3BRRMay 18, 19376'1"180Little Rock, AR USA
Sergio RoblesCRRApril 16, 19466'2"190Magdalena de Kino, So Mexico
Chico Salmon1BRRDecember 3, 19405'10"160Colon, Co Panama
Mickey ScottPLLJuly 25, 19476'1"155Weimar, Th Germany
Tom ShopayLFLRFebruary 21, 19455'9"160Bristol, CT USA
Eddie WattPRRApril 4, 19415'10"183Lamoni, IA USA