1972 Chicago Cubs Roster

The 1972 Chicago Cubs team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1972 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1972 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1972 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1972 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1972 Chicago Cubs primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1972 Chicago Cubs

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Complete Roster

6-02
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1940-07-13
6-03
195
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Right
1948-10-01
5-11
185
Left
Left
1950-11-01
6-00
180
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Right
1947-06-16
6-01
185
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Both
1947-11-26
6-07
195
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Left
1934-11-30
6-02
185
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1940-05-06
6-01
210
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1950-02-07
6-05
210
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Right
1943-12-13
6-00
190
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Left
1943-11-29
6-03
190
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Right
1939-05-11
5-08
185
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Right
1942-04-07
5-11
190
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Left
1937-02-07
6-03
200
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Right
1937-04-06
6-03
235
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Right
1949-05-16
6-01
192
Right
Right
1943-04-16
6-01
175
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Left
1940-12-22
6-00
175
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Right
1942-06-01
6-02
200
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Left
1936-12-13
6-01
185
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Right
1946-12-29
6-01
190
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Right
1940-10-12
6-00
210
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Left
1947-03-23
6-02
205
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Right
1939-03-21
6-00
200
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Right
1941-08-30
6-04
205
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Right
1937-05-10
6-01
175
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1942-07-17
5-05
158
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1943-08-23
6-02
200
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1940-10-09
6-00
175
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1940-08-18
5-11
160
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1950-06-26
6-00
190
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1940-02-25
6-01
175
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Left
1941-10-14
5-10
150
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Right
1943-10-07
5-11
175
Left
Left
1948-12-11
6-03
210
Left
Left
1952-01-17
6-03
200
Left
Left
1945-11-20
5-11
185
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Both
1948-05-15
6-01
185
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Right
1949-01-29
6-01
175
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Left
1938-06-15
6-02
187
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Both
1944-05-22
6-00
180
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Left
1949-05-18
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The 1972 Chicago Cubs played 155 games during the regular season, won 85 games, lost 70 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 111/110) where 1,299,163 fans witnessed their 1972 Cubs finish the season with a .548 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1972 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1972 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1972 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1972 Chicago Cubs primary starters list:

1972 Chicago Cubs
Salaries

Fergie Jenkins $125,000.00
Billy Williams $115,000.00
Bill Hands $56,500.00
Jack Aker $28,000.00
Ellie Hendricks $28,000.00
Tommy Davis $25,000.00
Joe Decker $16,000.00
Bill Bonham $13,500.00
Pat Bourque $13,500.00
Clint Compton $13,500.00
Carmen Fanzone $13,500.00
Larry Gura $13,500.00
Gene Hiser $13,500.00
Burt Hooton $13,500.00
Pete LaCock $13,500.00
Al Montreuil $13,500.00
Rick Reuschel $13,500.00
Dave Rosello $13,500.00
Jim Tyrone $13,500.00
Chris Ward $13,500.00
Bill North $11,000.00

Did you know that a 1972 Chicago Cubs Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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