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1972 Texas League

1972 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 559 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 14, 1972 to September 4, 1972 · 140 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Alexandria Aces SDP 84 56 0 .600 --
Memphis Blues NYM 75 64 0 .540 8.5
Arkansas Travelers STL 65 74 0 .468 18.5
Shreveport Captains CAL 64 76 0 .457 20

West Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
El Paso Dodgers LAD 78 62 0 .557 --
Amarillo Giants SFG 71 68 1 .511 6.5
Midland Cubs CHC 68 71 0 .489 9.5
San Antonio Brewers MIL 53 87 1 .379 25

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
El Paso Dodgers LAD 23.0 4.62 140 5215 4614 647 1242 218 37 63 571 97 48 475 1008 .269 .339 .373 .712 1723 32 53 41 44
Alexandria Aces SDP 21.6 4.45 140 5075 4528 623 1173 195 27 105 561 130 46 429 894 .259 .326 .384 .710 1737 37 53 28 37
Midland Cubs CHC 23.0 4.40 139 5138 4449 611 1137 184 34 86 545 73 19 560 816 .256 .341 .370 .711 1647 36 51 42 34
Memphis Blues NYM 22.7 4.18 139 5197 4560 581 1085 164 37 91 524 49 18 499 1007 .238 .317 .350 .667 1596 45 61 32 45
Arkansas Travelers STL 23.5 3.85 139 5084 4499 535 1151 178 22 81 479 95 29 442 848 .256 .323 .359 .683 1616 25 80 38 29
Amarillo Giants SFG 22.9 3.79 140 5244 4599 530 1140 170 28 65 465 46 23 535 925 .248 .329 .339 .668 1561 33 52 25 42
Shreveport Captains CAL 21.7 3.77 140 5136 4621 528 1138 189 23 78 465 98 53 393 992 .246 .309 .348 .656 1607 36 59 27 27
San Antonio Brewers MIL 22.0 3.42 141 5025 4478 482 980 155 16 106 432 58 28 437 1189 .219 .292 .332 .623 1485 33 55 22 31
League Totals 22.5 4.06 1118 41114 36348 4537 9046 1453 224 675 4042 646 264 3770 7679 .249 .322 .357 .679 12972 277 464 255 289

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
Alexandria Aces SDP 22.2 3.24 84 56 .600 2.81 140 140 95 45 14 42 1186.0 963 454 370 69 512 18 980 21 5 68 1.244 7.3 0.5 3.9 7.4 1.91
Amarillo Giants SFG 22.9 3.83 71 68 .511 3.14 140 140 98 42 12 24 1208.0 1195 536 422 69 367 44 1071 29 3 58 1.293 8.9 0.5 2.7 8.0 2.92
Memphis Blues NYM 22.2 3.90 75 64 .540 3.40 139 139 91 48 11 17 1216.0 1130 542 460 85 490 44 887 32 0 59 1.332 8.4 0.6 3.6 6.6 1.81
Arkansas Travelers STL 23.1 3.96 65 74 .468 3.36 139 139 109 30 9 30 1173.0 1105 550 438 69 469 56 917 45 0 68 1.342 8.5 0.5 3.6 7.0 1.96
El Paso Dodgers LAD 22.1 4.14 78 62 .557 3.58 140 140 96 44 16 24 1220.0 1146 580 485 89 401 22 1096 40 5 65 1.268 8.5 0.7 3.0 8.1 2.73
Shreveport Captains CAL 21.5 4.26 64 76 .457 3.37 140 140 102 38 14 21 1215.0 1095 596 455 105 599 48 923 33 4 62 1.394 8.1 0.8 4.4 6.8 1.54
San Antonio Brewers MIL 21.6 4.31 53 87 .379 3.73 141 141 110 31 12 24 1202.0 1176 608 498 79 510 33 885 42 3 60 1.403 8.8 0.6 3.8 6.6 1.74
Midland Cubs CHC 22.6 4.83 68 71 .489 4.22 139 139 103 36 9 28 1163.0 1236 671 545 110 416 21 920 35 7 65 1.420 9.6 0.9 3.2 7.1 2.21
League Totals 22.3 4.06 558 558 .500 3.45 1118 1118 804 314 97 210 9583.0 9046 4537 3673 675 3764 286 7679 277 27 505 1.337 8.5 0.6 3.5 7.2 2.04

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Memphis Blues NYM 139 3649 1479 155 127 .971 17 John Antonelli
Alexandria Aces SDP 140 3557 1314 150 108 .970 14 Duke Snider
El Paso Dodgers LAD 140 3659 1321 183 121 .965 17 Monty Basgall and Stan Wasiak
Midland Cubs CHC 139 3489 1361 180 118 .964 11 Al Spangler
San Antonio Brewers MIL 141 3607 1415 191 107 .963 34 Jim Walton, Mike Roarke and Al Widmar
Arkansas Travelers STL 139 3520 1367 186 128 .963 15 Fred Koenig
Amarillo Giants SFG 140 3623 1419 206 113 .961 31 Denny Sommers
Shreveport Captains CAL 140 3644 1437 218 121 .959 30 Norm Sherry
League Totals 1118 28748 11113 1469 943 .964 169