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1972 Southern League

1972 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 558 games, 8 teams, approx. 139 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1973
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1973

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

League Standings

Regular Season

April 11, 1972 to August 31, 1972 · 140 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Asheville Orioles BAL 81 58 0 .583 --
Savannah Braves ATL 80 59 0 .576 1
Charlotte Hornets MIN 70 70 1 .500 11.5
Jacksonville Suns KCR 64 75 0 .460 17

West Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Montgomery Rebels DET 78 61 0 .561 --
Knoxville Sox CHW 76 64 1 .543 2.5
Columbus Astros HOU 59 80 0 .424 19
Birmingham A's OAK 49 90 0 .353 29

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
Asheville Orioles BAL 22.0 5.09 139 5223 4514 707 1205 223 35 126 639 50 30 577 809 .267 .352 .416 .768 1876 34 65 33 48
Savannah Braves ATL 22.4 4.78 139 5107 4427 665 1127 204 33 119 604 146 58 523 1036 .255 .337 .396 .733 1754 47 69 41 34
Knoxville Sox CHW 22.0 4.61 141 5191 4490 650 1174 155 60 75 565 105 51 581 892 .261 .347 .373 .720 1674 25 61 34 36
Montgomery Rebels DET 22.8 4.50 139 5352 4650 626 1175 198 36 87 546 113 47 553 866 .253 .333 .367 .700 1706 28 80 41 51
Columbus Astros HOU 21.6 3.58 139 4895 4420 497 1061 150 36 73 333 66 24 343 837 .240 .301 .340 .641 1502 57 43 32 20
Charlotte Hornets MIN 25.7 3.52 141 5017 4416 497 1072 159 43 79 446 29 25 483 757 .243 .321 .352 .673 1554 38 54 26 30
Jacksonville Suns KCR 23.2 3.39 139 5021 4459 471 1008 156 26 69 409 34 15 452 780 .226 .300 .319 .619 1423 35 43 32 28
Birmingham A's OAK 23.0 3.26 139 4864 4406 453 1027 143 37 72 401 82 36 373 887 .233 .294 .331 .626 1460 21 37 27 28
League Totals 22.8 4.09 1116 40670 35782 4566 8849 1388 306 700 3943 625 286 3885 6864 .247 .324 .362 .686 12949 285 452 266 275

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
Jacksonville Suns KCR 22.5 3.79 64 75 .460 3.32 139 139 108 31 13 26 1187.0 1054 527 438 95 471 69 865 33 5 42 1.285 8.0 0.7 3.6 6.6 1.84
Savannah Braves ATL 23.8 3.83 80 59 .576 3.40 139 139 112 27 12 34 1184.0 1089 532 447 107 416 28 825 45 7 44 1.271 8.3 0.8 3.2 6.3 1.98
Charlotte Hornets MIN 23.1 3.84 70 70 .500 3.41 141 141 93 48 12 29 1176.0 1114 542 445 86 426 35 724 23 3 54 1.310 8.5 0.7 3.3 5.5 1.70
Knoxville Sox CHW 22.4 3.89 76 64 .543 3.34 141 141 103 38 11 33 1185.0 1100 549 440 64 410 20 822 38 8 63 1.274 8.4 0.5 3.1 6.2 2.00
Montgomery Rebels DET 22.9 4.04 78 61 .561 3.20 139 139 105 34 12 34 1235.0 1118 562 439 78 508 58 881 44 3 48 1.317 8.1 0.6 3.7 6.4 1.73
Asheville Orioles BAL 21.8 4.38 81 58 .583 3.76 139 139 106 33 11 37 1179.0 1153 609 493 118 512 18 954 30 5 73 1.412 8.8 0.9 3.9 7.3 1.86
Columbus Astros HOU 21.7 4.41 59 80 .424 3.69 139 139 110 29 10 37 1157.0 1023 613 475 71 643 25 948 33 14 57 1.440 8.0 0.6 5.0 7.4 1.47
Birmingham A's OAK 23.4 4.55 49 90 .353 4.11 139 139 98 41 6 15 1149.0 1198 632 525 81 499 22 845 39 10 80 1.477 9.4 0.6 3.9 6.6 1.69
League Totals 22.7 4.09 557 557 .500 3.52 1116 1116 835 281 87 245 9452.0 8849 4566 3702 700 3885 275 6864 285 55 461 1.347 8.4 0.7 3.7 6.5 1.77

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Savannah Braves ATL 139 3553 1424 151 122 .971 16 Clint Courtney
Montgomery Rebels DET 139 3704 1709 168 133 .970 19 Fred Hatfield
Charlotte Hornets MIN 141 3528 1486 154 117 .970 19 Johnny Goryl
Jacksonville Suns KCR 139 3562 1530 172 113 .967 17 Billy Gardner
Birmingham A's OAK 139 3448 1305 160 99 .967 19 n/a
Knoxville Sox CHW 141 3555 1624 186 123 .965 16 Joe Sparks
Columbus Astros HOU 139 3471 1424 214 107 .958 24 Jackie Brandt
Asheville Orioles BAL 139 3536 1420 223 132 .957 22 Cal Ripken
League Totals 1116 28357 11922 1428 946 .966 152