1972 Cincinnati Reds Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 95-59
Finished 1st in the NL's West Division
Attendance: 1,628,077, Avg. 22,931
Ballpark: Riverfront Stadium
Won League Championship Series
National League Championship Series - Defeated Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2
World Series - Lost to Oakland Athletics 4-3
Manager: Sparky Anderson (95-59)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1972 Cincinnati Reds Statistics
1972 Cincinnati Reds Results

The Cincinnati Reds of the National League ended the 1972 season with a record of 95 wins and 59 losses, finishing first in the NL's West Division.

The Reds plated 707 runs and conceded 557 runs. Johnny Bench walloped 40 home runs for Cincinnati, while Joe Morgan and Tony Perez swatted 20 or more also. Johnny Bench drove in 125 runs. Pete Rose topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .307. Gary Nolan led the team with 15 wins and a team-best 1.99 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Sparky Anderson coached the team. The 1972 Cincinnati Reds won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Johnny BenchCRRDecember 7, 19476'1"197Oklahoma City, OK USA
Jack BillinghamPRRFebruary 21, 19436'4"195Orlando, FL USA
Pedro BorbonPRRDecember 2, 19466'2"185Mao, Va D.R.
Bernie CarboRFLRAugust 5, 19475'11"173Detroit, MI USA
Clay CarrollPRRMay 2, 19416'1"178Clanton, AL USA
Darrel ChaneySSBRMarch 9, 19486'2"188Hammond, IN USA
Dave ConcepcionSSRRJune 17, 19486'2"155Ocumare de la Costa, Ar Venezuela
Pat CorralesCRRMarch 20, 19416'0"180Los Angeles, CA USA
George FosterRFRRDecember 1, 19486'1"180Tuscaloosa, AL USA
Cesar GeronimoRFLLMarch 11, 19486'0"165El Seibo, El D.R.
Joe GibbonPRLApril 10, 19356'4"200Hickory, MS USA
Ross GrimsleyPLLJanuary 7, 19506'3"195Topeka, KS USA
Don GullettPRLJanuary 6, 19516'0"190Lynn, KY USA
Joe Hague1BLLApril 25, 19446'0"195Huntington, WV USA
Tom HallPLLNovember 23, 19476'0"150Thomasville, NC USA
Julian Javier3BRRAugust 9, 19366'1"175San Francisco de Macoris, Du D.R.
Jim McGlothlinPRROctober 6, 19436'1"185Los Angeles, CA USA
Hal McRae3BRRJuly 10, 19455'11"180Avon Park, FL USA
Denis Menke3BRRJuly 21, 19406'0"185Bancroft, IA USA
Jim MerrittPLLDecember 9, 19436'3"175Altadena, CA USA
Joe Morgan2BLRSeptember 19, 19435'7"160Bonham, TX USA
Gary NolanPRRMay 27, 19486'2"197Herlong, CA USA
Tony Perez1BRRMay 14, 19426'2"175Camaguey, Ca Cuba
Bill PlummerCRRMarch 21, 19476'1"190Oakland, CA USA
Pete RoseLFBRApril 14, 19415'11"192Cincinnati, OH USA
Sonny RubertoCRRJanuary 2, 19465'11"175Staten Island, NY USA
Wayne SimpsonPRRDecember 2, 19486'3"220Los Angeles, CA USA
Ed SpraguePRRSeptember 16, 19456'4"195Boston, MA USA
Bobby TolanCFLLNovember 19, 19455'11"170Los Angeles, CA USA
Dave TomlinPLLJune 22, 19496'2"180Maysville, KY USA
Ted UhlaenderRFLROctober 21, 19396'2"190Chicago Heights, IL USA


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