1972 San Diego Padres season

1972 San Diego Padres season

Offseason

Regular season

As of 2010, no Padres pitcher has ever thrown a no-hitter. The closest any has come to date came on July 18 against the Philadelphia Phillies, when Steve Arlin came within one out of a no-hitter before a Denny Doyle single broke up the bid.

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 95 59 -- .617
Houston Astros 84 69 10.5 .549
Los Angeles Dodgers 85 70 10.5 .548
Atlanta Braves 70 84 25 .455
San Francisco Giants 69 86 26.5 .445
San Diego Padres 58 95 36.5 .379

Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1972 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

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
1B Colbert, NateNate Colbert 151 563 141 .250 38 111
SS Hernández, EnzoEnzo Hernández 114 329 64 .195 1 15

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Campbell, DaveDave Campbell 33 100 24 .240 0 3
Barton, BobBob Barton 29 88 17 .193 0 9
Elliott, RandyRandy Elliott 14 49 10 .204 0 6
Hilton, DaveDave Hilton 13 47 10 .213 0 5

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Arlin, SteveSteve Arlin 38 250 10 21 3.60 159

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Caldwell, MikeMike Caldwell 42 163.2 7 11 4.01 102

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Acosta, EdEd Acosta 46 3 6 0 4.45 53

Awards and honors

1972 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Nate Colbert, reserve[6]

Colbert scored the winning run, but he brought the wrong uniform with him to Atlanta. The San Diego Padres' slugger donned his road jersey with SAN DIEGO on it instead of his home one with PADRES on it.

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Rocky Bridges
AA Alexandria Aces Texas League Duke Snider
Short-Season A Tri-City Padres Northwest League Cliff Ditto
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References

External links

  • 1972 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1972 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Almanac