1972 Oakland Athletics Roster

The 1972 Oakland Athletics 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 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1972 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 1972 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1972 Oakland Athletics primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-00
189
Left
Both
1949-07-28
6-04
195
Right
Right
1946-08-25
6-00
190
Left
Left
1947-12-13
6-02
175
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Right
1945-11-03
6-00
175
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Right
1937-08-14
6-00
195
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Right
1946-04-08
6-04
175
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1945-04-11
6-00
190
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Left
1941-12-09
6-03
200
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1938-03-15
6-01
185
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Right
1944-03-29
6-00
185
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1945-05-29
6-03
190
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Right
1942-12-14
6-00
190
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Right
1937-08-17
6-00
185
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Left
1944-02-23
6-04
195
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Right
1941-07-21
6-02
200
Right
Right
1945-09-26
6-02
195
Right
Right
1942-11-19
6-00
190
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Right
1946-10-10
5-11
165
Right
Right
1947-11-23
6-00
205
Right
Right
1944-02-13
6-02
195
Right
Left
1943-07-05
5-11
165
Right
Right
1940-03-01
5-10
160
Right
Right
1942-03-09
5-10
175
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Right
1943-01-14
6-01
185
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Right
1942-02-16
230
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Left
1943-04-04
5-10
180
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Right
1941-04-21
6-01
190
Left
Left
1942-07-21
6-00
175
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Both
1942-05-12
5-11
180
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Left
1946-03-31
6-01
175
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1941-08-23
5-11
160
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Right
1939-02-18
6-04
205
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Right
1946-08-29
6-03
213
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Left
1938-06-24
5-09
160
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Left
1938-12-22
6-03
215
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Right
1940-12-08
5-08½
165
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Right
1945-11-01
6-03
200
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Right
1944-02-11
6-03
185
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Left
1943-01-03
6-03
195
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Right
1949-10-18
6-00
200
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Left
1946-05-18
6-00
170
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1941-12-12
5-10
180
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Right
1947-03-19
6-02
200
Right
Right
1946-09-07
6-02
160
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Left
1943-10-31
6-02
210
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Right
1937-09-17
6-01
175
Left
Left
1941-10-14
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The 1972 Oakland Athletics played 155 games during the regular season, won 93 games, lost 62 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Oakland Coliseum (Park Factors: 95/93) where 921,323 fans witnessed their 1972 Athletics finish the season with a .600 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 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1972 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 1972 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1972 Oakland Athletics primary starters list:

1972 Oakland Athletics
Salaries

Denny McLain $75,000.00
Vida Blue $63,000.00
Bert Campaneris $56,000.00
Reggie Jackson $55,000.00
Ken Holtzman $53,250.00
Catfish Hunter $50,000.00
Sal Bando $48,120.00
Darold Knowles $42,500.00
Rollie Fingers $41,000.00
Mike Epstein $40,000.00
Dal Maxvill $40,000.00
Diego Segui $37,000.00
Curt Blefary $35,000.00
Bob Locker $35,000.00
Larry Brown $30,000.00
Dave Duncan $30,000.00
Art Shamsky $25,000.00
Brant Alyea $23,500.00
Mike Hegan $23,000.00
Don Shaw $22,000.00
Gene Tenace $20,000.00
Larry Haney $19,056.00
Dwain Anderson $13,500.00
Dave Hamilton $13,500.00
George Hendrick $13,500.00
Gonzalo Marquez $13,500.00
Adrian Garrett $13,200.00
Bill McNulty $12,900.00

1972 Oakland Athletics
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1972 Oakland Athletics 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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