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1972 Pittsburgh Pirates
1972 NL East Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1972 information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
General manager(s) Joe L. Brown
Manager(s) Bill Virdon
Local television KDKA-TV
Bob Prince, Nellie King
Local radio KDKA
Bob Prince, Nellie King

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

NL East W L GB Pct.
Pittsburgh Pirates 96 59 0 .619
Chicago Cubs 85 70 11 .548
New York Mets 83 73 13.5 .532
St. Louis Cardinals 75 81 21.5 .481
Montreal Expos 70 86 26.5 .449
Philadelphia Phillies 59 97 37.5 .378

Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Major League debuts

  • Batters:
    • Chuck Goggin (Sep 8)
    • Fernando Gonzalez (Sep 15)
  • Pitchers:
    • Jim McKee (Sep 15)

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Roster

1972 Pittsburgh Pirates roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Sanguillén, MannyManny Sanguillén 136 520 155 .298 7 71

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
González, FernandoFernando González 3 2 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Blass, SteveSteve Blass 33 249.2 19 8 2.49 117

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

National League Championship Series

Awards and honors

1972 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Charleston Charlies International League Red Davis
AA Sherbrooke Pirates Eastern League Steve Demeter
A Salem Pirates Carolina League Tim Murtaugh
A Gastonia Pirates Western Carolinas League Tom Saffell
Short-Season A Niagara Falls Pirates New York-Penn League Chuck Cottier
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Ed Napoleon

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Salem, Niagara Falls

Notes

References

Preceded by
Pittsburgh Pirates
1971
NL East Championship Season
1972
Succeeded by
New York Mets
1973

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