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1972 Appalachian League

1972 > Class Rookie > League History
Overall: 274 games, 8 teams, approx. 68 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

June 21, 1972 to August 26, 1972 · 70 games
Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Bristol Tigers DET 40 28 .588 --
Covington Astros HOU 41 29 .586 --
Kingsport Royals KCR 38 32 .543 3
Wytheville Braves ATL 35 30 .538 3.5
Bluefield Orioles BAL 36 32 .529 4
Pulaski Phillies PHI 31 39 .443 10
Johnson City Yankees NYY 31 39 .443 10
Marion Mets NYM 22 45 .328 17.5

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
Wytheville Braves ATL 20.0 5.71 65 2375 2060 371 556 71 14 71 327 31 16 257 435 .270 .355 .421 .776 868 24 17 17 1
Kingsport Royals KCR 19.5 5.33 70 2590 2238 373 592 104 4 51 296 60 13 301 507 .265 .355 .383 .738 857 20 18 13 3
Bluefield Orioles BAL 18.9 5.13 68 2436 2146 349 567 78 23 31 277 90 25 240 512 .264 .340 .365 .705 784 14 19 17 3
Covington Astros HOU 19.4 5.04 70 2568 2227 353 569 97 15 45 286 43 10 273 534 .256 .338 .373 .711 831 18 26 24 6
Bristol Tigers DET 18.8 4.76 68 2527 2223 324 532 79 31 39 262 80 19 238 541 .239 .315 .355 .670 790 18 24 24 10
Pulaski Phillies PHI 18.9 4.69 70 2528 2162 328 498 68 15 35 279 31 15 313 625 .230 .330 .324 .654 701 16 22 15 4
Johnson City Yankees NYY 19.3 4.49 70 2542 2262 314 549 60 22 46 272 41 10 231 597 .243 .315 .350 .665 791 15 20 14 3
Marion Mets NYM 18.8 3.90 67 2355 2082 261 453 63 13 29 195 57 15 224 569 .218 .299 .302 .601 629 22 19 8 4
League Totals 19.2 4.88 548 19921 17400 2673 4316 620 137 347 2194 433 123 2077 4320 .248 .331 .359 .690 6251 147 165 132 34

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
Covington Astros HOU 20.3 4.41 41 29 .586 3.47 70 70 40 30 3 9 575.0 543 309 222 40 237 0 569 23 5 48 1.357 8.5 0.6 3.7 8.9 2.40
Bristol Tigers DET 19.6 4.44 40 28 .588 3.77 68 68 47 21 6 7 580.0 521 302 243 41 307 6 498 11 0 57 1.428 8.1 0.6 4.8 7.7 1.62
Bluefield Orioles BAL 20.4 4.46 36 32 .529 3.86 68 68 51 17 6 15 550.0 486 303 236 40 263 2 564 18 4 46 1.362 8.0 0.7 4.3 9.2 2.14
Kingsport Royals KCR 20.0 4.60 38 32 .543 4.06 70 70 44 26 6 8 563.0 534 322 254 38 214 11 565 15 5 53 1.329 8.5 0.6 3.4 9.0 2.64
Johnson City Yankees NYY 20.0 4.87 31 39 .443 4.02 70 70 44 26 6 10 577.0 568 341 258 44 272 3 535 26 1 62 1.456 8.9 0.7 4.2 8.3 1.97
Pulaski Phillies PHI 19.2 5.09 31 39 .443 4.32 70 70 46 24 2 5 563.0 594 356 270 34 235 7 554 15 2 44 1.472 9.5 0.5 3.8 8.9 2.36
Wytheville Braves ATL 19.1 5.49 35 30 .538 4.27 65 65 60 5 1 22 523.0 499 357 248 54 260 2 548 21 0 63 1.451 8.6 0.9 4.5 9.4 2.11
Marion Mets NYM 19.2 5.72 22 45 .328 4.70 67 67 58 9 4 11 538.0 571 383 281 56 289 3 487 18 3 70 1.599 9.6 0.9 4.8 8.1 1.69
League Totals 19.7 4.88 274 274 .500 4.05 548 548 390 158 34 87 4469.0 4316 2673 2012 347 2077 34 4320 147 20 443 1.431 8.7 0.7 4.2 8.7 2.08

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Bristol Tigers DET 68 1740 593 98 51 .960 14 Joe Lewis
Wytheville Braves ATL 65 1569 519 120 35 .946 22 Eddie Haas
Kingsport Royals KCR 70 1689 626 134 32 .945 18 Jay Hankins
Pulaski Phillies PHI 70 1688 647 139 39 .944 33 Harry Lloyd
Bluefield Orioles BAL 68 1651 591 139 35 .942 27 George Farson
Johnson City Yankees NYY 70 1732 638 156 44 .938 17 Jerry Walker
Covington Astros HOU 70 1726 686 163 64 .937 33 Billy Smith
Marion Mets NYM 67 1614 601 152 42 .936 25 Chuck Hiller
League Totals 548 13409 4901 1101 342 .943 189