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1972 American Association

1972 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 560 games, 8 teams, approx. 140 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1971 / 1973
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1971 / 1973

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1971 / 1973

League Standings

Regular Season

April 14, 1972 to September 4, 1972 · 140 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Evansville Triplets MIL 83 57 .593 --
Omaha Royals KCR 71 69 .507 12
Iowa Oaks OAK 62 78 .443 21
Indianapolis Indians CIN 61 79 .436 22

West Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Wichita Aeros CHC 87 53 .621 --
Tulsa Oilers STL 78 62 .557 9
Denver Bears TEX 61 79 .436 26
Oklahoma City 89ers HOU 57 83 .407 30

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Wichita Aeros CHC 26.2 4.87 140 5326 4579 682 1220 193 28 107 623 80 38 609 859 .266 .356 .391 .747 1790 44 66 28 49
Denver Bears TEX 24.9 4.22 140 5285 4579 591 1153 191 33 95 544 30 35 598 1014 .252 .341 .370 .711 1695 35 43 30 44
Evansville Triplets MIL 23.8 4.20 140 5145 4490 588 1112 188 40 121 547 64 47 517 1056 .248 .330 .388 .718 1743 45 66 27 33
Iowa Oaks OAK 25.1 4.15 140 5168 4576 581 1135 200 32 113 533 62 37 498 1068 .248 .325 .380 .705 1738 36 29 29 42
Oklahoma City 89ers HOU 25.1 4.06 140 5085 4553 569 1118 207 33 65 506 54 37 430 862 .246 .315 .348 .663 1586 40 45 17 38
Tulsa Oilers STL 24.4 3.91 140 5196 4637 547 1176 214 23 87 497 39 24 440 921 .254 .320 .366 .686 1697 30 59 30 53
Indianapolis Indians CIN 24.8 3.64 140 5164 4584 509 1116 153 37 67 460 107 58 447 858 .243 .312 .337 .649 1544 29 69 35 41
Omaha Royals KCR 24.7 3.42 140 5121 4527 479 1117 168 27 51 425 63 39 469 778 .247 .320 .330 .649 1492 32 57 36 43
League Totals 24.9 4.06 1120 41490 36525 4546 9147 1514 253 706 4135 499 315 4008 7416 .250 .328 .364 .691 13285 291 434 232 343

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Omaha Royals KCR 25.3 3.23 71 69 .507 2.88 140 140 80 60 19 20 1207.0 1034 452 386 70 449 39 1029 34 2 41 1.229 7.7 0.5 3.3 7.7 2.29
Evansville Triplets MIL 24.9 3.55 83 57 .593 3.22 140 140 106 34 20 35 1208.0 1123 497 432 92 432 31 825 30 4 60 1.287 8.4 0.7 3.2 6.1 1.91
Tulsa Oilers STL 24.1 3.55 78 62 .557 3.26 140 140 102 38 13 25 1217.0 1048 497 441 85 496 55 1020 35 4 38 1.269 7.8 0.6 3.7 7.5 2.06
Wichita Aeros CHC 26.6 3.95 87 53 .621 3.34 140 140 97 43 14 38 1215.0 1182 553 451 91 450 35 979 36 3 49 1.343 8.8 0.7 3.3 7.3 2.18
Indianapolis Indians CIN 24.5 4.11 61 79 .436 3.48 140 140 127 13 11 30 1232.0 1129 575 477 110 561 59 850 46 2 68 1.372 8.2 0.8 4.1 6.2 1.52
Iowa Oaks OAK 26.0 4.38 62 78 .443 3.88 140 140 105 35 12 29 1193.0 1141 613 514 98 559 39 903 33 7 50 1.425 8.6 0.7 4.2 6.8 1.62
Oklahoma City 89ers HOU 23.8 4.73 57 83 .407 3.96 140 140 113 27 8 28 1184.0 1221 662 521 74 582 57 954 27 7 77 1.523 9.3 0.6 4.4 7.3 1.64
Denver Bears TEX 26.9 4.98 61 79 .436 4.50 140 140 109 31 7 25 1192.0 1269 697 596 86 479 28 856 50 2 47 1.466 9.6 0.6 3.6 6.5 1.79
League Totals 25.3 4.06 560 560 .500 3.56 1120 1120 839 281 104 230 9648.0 9147 4546 3818 706 4008 343 7416 291 31 430 1.363 8.5 0.7 3.7 6.9 1.85

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Tulsa Oilers STL 140 3652 1406 121 134 .977 14 Jack Krol
Omaha Royals KCR 140 3621 1376 146 106 .972 16 Jack McKeon
Evansville Triplets MIL 140 3623 1547 149 129 .972 21 Del Crandall, Mike Roarke and Al Widmar
Denver Bears TEX 140 3576 1614 159 158 .970 11 n/a
Wichita Aeros CHC 140 3644 1525 161 129 .970 16 Jim Marshall
Iowa Oaks OAK 140 3579 1428 158 120 .969 11 Sherm Lollar
Indianapolis Indians CIN 140 3695 1547 171 131 .968 15 Vern Rapp
Oklahoma City 89ers HOU 140 3552 1403 170 136 .967 45 Tony Pacheco
League Totals 1120 28942 11846 1235 1043 .971 149