Season Record: 75-81 Standing: 4th
Attendance: 1,196,894 Manager: Red Schoendienst
Opening day Lineup: (St.Louis: 2, Expos: 3, Home, April 15th)
LF - Lou Brock
2B - Ted Sizemore
RF - Matty Alou
3B - Joe Torre
C - Ted Simmons
1B - Joe Hague
CF - Jose Cruz
SS - Dal Maxville
P - Bob Gibson
Ted Simmons Joe Torre
Gold Glove Winners:
Award voting: League Leaders:
Ted Simmons - 10th
Stolen Bases - Lou Brock (63)
Lou Brock - 15th
Singles - Lou Brock (156)
Bob Gibson - 9th (tied)
They said it... Fun facts:
On August 9th, Ted Simmons finally gets around to signing his contract, though he's been playing all season. It's believed that Simmons is the only big leaguer ever to play without a contract.
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1972 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com) 1972 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com)
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NL Championship: Reds over Pirates (3-2) World Series: A's over Reds (4-3)
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