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1972 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

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

League-by-League Batting

Rk Lg Lev Tms 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
22 American League Major League 12 27.8 3.47 1858 69142 61712 6441 14751 2260 316 1175 6025 853 539 5742 10174 .239 .306 .343 .649 21168 1430 393 893 402 649
23 National League Major League 12 27.2 3.91 1860 70805 63116 7265 15683 2392 430 1359 6725 954 566 5985 10544 .248 .315 .365 .680 23012 1368 358 865 481 729
12 American Association AAA 8 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
13 International League AAA 8 25.5 4.00 1150 41943 36656 4597 9312 1393 293 700 4204 469 277 4207 6694 .254 .333 .365 .698 13391 251 548 281 373
14 Mexican League AAA 14 34.0 4.10 1926 68442 60559 7897 16252 2331 463 1019 6487 835 726 5989 8585 .268 .337 .373 .710 22566 525 893 476 1024
15 Pacific Coast League AAA 8 25.6 4.92 1186 44943 39483 5833 10813 1768 402 926 5344 569 337 4404 7227 .274 .348 .409 .757 16163 253 445 358 379
9 Eastern League AA 8 22.8 3.88 1110 39811 34559 4304 8361 1350 176 569 3753 827 261 4241 6261 .242 .327 .341 .668 11770 264 496 251 254
10 Southern League AA 8 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
11 Texas League AA 8 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
1 California League A 8 21.4 4.98 1112 42215 36472 5543 9366 1405 262 772 4843 883 375 4702 8132 .257 .345 .373 .719 13611 387 361 293 224
2 Carolina League A 6 22.1 4.23 826 29844 25987 3490 6535 987 221 381 3052 501 153 3067 5427 .251 .334 .350 .684 9107 264 308 218 111
3 Florida State League A 12 20.8 3.76 1572 57626 49802 5906 11879 1664 448 497 5073 961 522 6196 10094 .239 .326 .320 .646 15930 455 812 361 289
4 Mexican Center League A 6 5.28 398 13498 12050 2102 3318 457 129 215 1618 240 163 1021 1706 .275 .336 .388 .724 4678 136 169 122 80
5 Midwest League A 10 21.0 4.31 1268 46332 40558 5461 9911 1517 314 737 4698 1051 413 4742 9147 .244 .326 .352 .678 14267 329 418 285 261
6 Western Carolinas League A 6 20.9 4.50 784 28978 24760 3530 6210 931 207 333 3019 689 212 3446 5235 .251 .346 .345 .691 8554 245 340 187 152
7 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 8 20.0 4.80 558 20409 17504 2681 4323 625 179 286 2229 624 150 2394 4056 .247 .342 .352 .694 6164 195 174 142 72
8 Northwest League Short-Season A 6 20.6 5.23 476 17888 15148 2488 3964 606 174 208 2057 487 201 2268 3362 .262 .360 .366 .726 5542 147 172 153 53
24 Appalachian League Rookie 8 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
25 Florida East Coast League Rookie 4 19.3 4.67 234 8659 7290 1092 1717 216 46 75 840 200 47 1186 1332 .236 .345 .309 .654 2250 64 59 60 25
26 Gulf Coast League Rookie 8 19.3 4.80 484 18855 16081 2323 3891 510 164 88 1801 723 248 2228 3533 .242 .338 .310 .649 4993 194 190 162 147
27 Pioneer League Rookie 4 20.0 4.79 284 11024 9441 1361 2308 342 97 86 1119 300 100 1310 2103 .244 .339 .329 .668 3102 83 118 72 26
16 Japan Central League Foreign 6 28.1 3.85 780 29036 25843 3002 6339 963 106 773 2874 421 308 2319 3974 .245 .312 .380 .692 9833 656 236 484 154 205
17 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 27.6 4.11 780 29158 25927 3209 6644 1009 104 830 3059 714 329 2284 3481 .256 .321 .399 .720 10351 576 287 459 201 159
18 Dominican Winter League Winter 4
19 Mexican Pacific Winter League Winter
20 Puerto Rican Winter League Winter 6
21 Venezuelan Winter League Winter 6
28 Citrus League Spring 4
29 Arizona Instructional League Winter Rookie 4
30 Florida Instructional League Winter Rookie 14

League-by-League Pitching

Rk Lg Lev Tms 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
21 American League Major League 12 27.2 3.47 929 929 .500 3.06 1858 1858 1356 502 193 372 16653.2 14751 6441 5664 1175 5742 649 10174 393 29 471 69142 1.231 8.0 0.6 3.1 5.5 1.77
22 National League Major League 12 27.1 3.91 929 929 .500 3.45 1860 1860 1353 507 164 361 16796.2 15683 7265 6445 1359 5985 729 10544 358 63 598 70816 1.290 8.4 0.7 3.2 5.6 1.76
12 American Association AAA 8 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
13 International League AAA 8 24.9 4.00 575 575 .500 3.61 1150 1150 863 287 99 228 9709.0 9312 4597 3891 700 4207 364 6694 251 27 467 1.392 8.6 0.6 3.9 6.2 1.59
14 Mexican League AAA 14 25.9 4.10 963 963 .500 3.75 1926 1926 1218 708 156 15955.0 16252 7897 6640 1019 5989 1024 8585 525 46 588 1.394 9.2 0.6 3.4 4.8 1.43
15 Pacific Coast League AAA 8 25.5 4.92 592 592 .500 4.42 1186 1186 944 242 61 251 10150.0 10813 5833 4988 926 4404 383 7231 252 483 1.499 9.6 0.8 3.9 6.4 1.64
9 Eastern League AA 8 22.3 3.88 555 555 .500 3.35 1110 1110 780 330 126 195 9207.0 8361 4304 3424 569 4241 254 6261 264 31 484 1.369 8.2 0.6 4.1 6.1 1.48
10 Southern League AA 8 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
11 Texas League AA 8 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
1 California League A 8 21.2 4.98 556 556 .500 4.08 1112 1112 779 333 63 178 9470.0 9361 5543 4292 757 4701 224 8131 387 39 764 1.485 8.9 0.7 4.5 7.7 1.73
2 Carolina League A 6 22.2 4.23 413 413 .500 3.67 826 826 585 241 59 133 6790.0 6535 3490 2768 381 3067 111 5427 264 35 503 1.414 8.7 0.5 4.1 7.2 1.77
3 Florida State League A 12 20.8 3.76 784 784 .500 3.17 1572 1572 1024 548 174 213 13401.0 11879 5906 4722 497 6196 289 10094 455 90 714 1.349 8.0 0.3 4.2 6.8 1.63
4 Mexican Center League A 6 22.0 5.28 199 199 .500 4.56 398 398 259 139 22 3175.0 3318 2102 1608 215 1021 80 1706 136 23 121 1.367 9.4 0.6 2.9 4.8 1.67
5 Midwest League A 10 20.7 4.31 634 634 .500 3.55 1268 1268 894 374 98 219 10626.0 9911 5461 4191 737 4742 261 9147 329 34 685 1.379 8.4 0.6 4.0 7.7 1.93
6 Western Carolinas League A 6 20.9 4.50 391 391 .500 3.88 784 784 576 208 52 134 6498.0 6210 3530 2799 333 3446 152 5235 245 18 546 1.486 8.6 0.5 4.8 7.3 1.52
7 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 8 19.6 4.80 278 278 .500 4.08 558 558 350 208 39 76 4573.0 4323 2681 2074 286 2394 72 4056 195 24 413 1.469 8.5 0.6 4.7 8.0 1.69
8 Northwest League Short-Season A 6 20.5 5.23 238 238 .500 4.31 476 476 317 159 26 89 3905.0 3962 2488 1868 204 2273 54 3363 147 30 358 1.597 9.1 0.5 5.2 7.8 1.48
23 Appalachian League Rookie 8 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
24 Florida East Coast League Rookie 4 19.1 4.67 114 114 .500 3.51 234 234 157 77 24 38 1932.0 1717 1092 753 75 1186 25 1332 64 31 114 1.503 8.0 0.3 5.5 6.2 1.12
25 Gulf Coast League Rookie 8 19.2 4.80 242 242 .500 3.42 484 484 411 73 37 119 4209.0 3891 2323 1598 88 2228 147 3533 194 33 371 1.454 8.3 0.2 4.8 7.6 1.59
26 Pioneer League Rookie 4 19.2 4.79 142 142 .500 3.61 284 284 211 73 17 44 2449.0 2312 1361 981 84 1310 26 2104 83 9 188 1.479 8.5 0.3 4.8 7.7 1.61
16 Japan Central League Foreign 6 25.6 3.85 378 378 .500 3.45 780 780 562 218 60 6997.0 6339 3002 2679 773 2319 205 3974 236 13 78 29038 1.237 8.2 1.0 3.0 5.1 1.71
17 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 26.5 4.11 378 378 .500 3.70 780 780 563 217 51 6932.2 6644 3209 2850 830 2284 159 3481 287 11 83 29161 1.288 8.6 1.1 3.0 4.5 1.52
18 Dominican Winter League Winter 4
19 Puerto Rican Winter League Winter 6
20 Venezuelan Winter League Winter 6
27 Citrus League Spring 4
28 Arizona Instructional League Winter Rookie 4
29 Florida Instructional League Winter Rookie 14

League-by-League Fielding

Rk Lg Lev Tms G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance
21 American League Major League 12 1858 49961 20170 1535 1770 .979 161 851 538 39%
22 National League Major League 12 1860 50390 20390 1619 1706 .978 161 950 565 37%
12 American Association AAA 8 1120 28942 11846 1235 1043 .971 149
13 International League AAA 8 1150 29126 11865 1201 1081 .972 125
14 Mexican League AAA 14 1926 46801 18822 2134 1687 .969 287
15 Pacific Coast League AAA 8 1186 30449 12352 1366 1154 .969 183
9 Eastern League AA 8 1110 27620 11439 1600 955 .961 198
10 Southern League AA 8 1116 28357 11922 1428 946 .966 152
11 Texas League AA 8 1118 28748 11113 1469 943 .964 169
1 California League A 8 1112 28400 11226 1733 896 .958 380
2 Carolina League A 6 826 20372 8239 1162 679 .961 231
3 Florida State League A 12 1572 40200 16797 2208 1304 .963 352
4 Mexican Center League A 6 398 9100 3840 737 185 .946 37
5 Midwest League A 10 1268 31877 12734 2155 952 .954 312
6 Western Carolinas League A 6 784 19492 8109 1134 640 .961 244
7 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 8 558 13719 4959 976 374 .950 140
8 Northwest League Short-Season A 6 476 11710 4681 923 364 .947 182
23 Appalachian League Rookie 8 548 13409 4901 1101 342 .943 189
24 Florida East Coast League Rookie 4 234 5795 2380 478 151 .945 70
25 Gulf Coast League Rookie 8 484 12628 4850 1193 349 .936 165
26 Pioneer League Rookie 4 284 7330 2815 571 176 .947 95
16 Japan Central League Foreign 6 780 562 .000
17 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 780 590 .000
18 Dominican Winter League Winter 4
19 Puerto Rican Winter League Winter 6
20 Venezuelan Winter League Winter 6
27 Citrus League Spring 4
28 Arizona Instructional League Winter Rookie 4
29 Florida Instructional League Winter Rookie 14

Pro Baseball Map for 1972

ALL TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN THEY ARE LISTED IN. We have not located the actual location of the ballpark.

We list over 30,000 of teams from minor league history. This list is not exhaustive and may be missing teams from certain leagues and years or with a small number of games played. We apologize for any omissions. Report any errors or omissions

League Teams

Lg Lev Tm
American Association AAA Denver Bears, Evansville Triplets, Indianapolis Indians, Iowa Oaks, Oklahoma City 89ers, Omaha Royals, Tulsa Oilers, Wichita Aeros
International League AAA Charleston Charlies, Louisville Colonels, Peninsula Whips, Richmond Braves, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Tidewater Tides, Toledo Mud Hens
Mexican League AAA Cordoba Cafeteros, Jalisco Charros, Mexico City Diablos Rojos, Mexico City Tigres, Monterrey Sultanes, Poza Rica Petroleros, Puebla Pericos, Reynosa Bravos,
Sabinas Piratas, Saltillo Saraperos, Tampico Stevedores, Union Laguna Algodoneros, Veracruz Aguila, Yucatan Leones
Pacific Coast League AAA Albuquerque Dukes, Eugene Emeralds, Hawaii Islanders, Phoenix Giants, Portland Beavers, Salt Lake City Angels, Tacoma Twins, Tucson Toros
Eastern League AA Elmira Pioneers, Pawtucket Red Sox, Pittsfield Rangers, Quebec Carnavals, Reading Phillies, Sherbrooke Pirates, Trois-Rivieres Aigles, West Haven Yankees
Southern League AA Asheville Orioles, Birmingham A's, Charlotte Hornets, Columbus Astros, Jacksonville Suns, Knoxville Sox, Montgomery Rebels, Savannah Braves
Texas League AA Alexandria Aces, Amarillo Giants, Arkansas Travelers, El Paso Dodgers, Memphis Blues, Midland Cubs, San Antonio Brewers, Shreveport Captains
California League A Bakersfield Dodgers, Fresno Giants, Lodi Orions, Modesto Reds, Reno Silver Sox, San Jose Bees, Stockton Ports, Visalia Mets
Carolina League A Burlington Rangers, Kinston Eagles, Lynchburg Twins, Rocky Mount Leafs, Salem Pirates, Winston-Salem Red Sox
Florida State League A Cocoa Astros, Daytona Beach Dodgers, Fort Lauderdale Yankees, Key West Conchs, Lakeland Tigers, Miami Orioles, Orlando Twins, Pompano Beach Mets,
St. Petersburg Cardinals, Tampa Tarpons, West Palm Beach Expos, Winter Haven Red Sox
Mexican Center League A Aguascalientes Tigres, Durango Alacranes, Ebano Reds, Monterrey Sultanes, Naranjos, Zacatecas Tuzos
Midwest League A Appleton Foxes, Burlington Bees, Cedar Rapids Cardinals, Clinton Pilots, Danville Warriors, Decatur Commodores, Quad Cities Angels, Quincy Cubs,
Waterloo Royals, Wisconsin Rapids Twins
Western Carolinas League A Anderson Giants, Charlotte Twins, Gastonia Pirates, Greenville Rangers, Greenwood Braves, Spartanburg Phillies
New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A Auburn Phillies, Batavia Trojans, Geneva Senators, Jamestown Falcons, Newark Co-Pilots, Niagara Falls Pirates, Oneonta Yankees, Williamsport Red Sox
Northwest League Short-Season A Coos Bay-North Bend A's, Lewiston Broncs, Seattle Rainiers, Spokane Indians, Tri-City Padres, Walla Walla Islanders
Appalachian League Rookie Bluefield Orioles, Bristol Tigers, Covington Astros, Johnson City Yankees, Kingsport Royals, Marion Mets, Pulaski Phillies, Wytheville Braves
Florida East Coast League Rookie Cocoa Astros, Cocoa Expos, Melbourne Reds, Melbourne Twins
Gulf Coast League Rookie GCL Cardinals, GCL Cubs, GCL Indians, GCL Pirates, GCL Red Birds, GCL Reds, GCL Royals, GCL White Sox
Pioneer League Rookie Billings Mustangs, Great Falls Giants, Idaho Falls Angels, Ogden Dodgers
Japan Central League Foreign Chunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Toyo Carp, Taiyo Whales, Yakult Atoms, Yomiuri Giants
Japan Pacific League Foreign Hankyu Braves, Lotte Orions, Nankai Hawks, Nishitetsu Lions, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Toei Flyers
Dominican Winter League Winter Aguilas, Escogido, Estrellas, Licey
Mexican Pacific Winter League Winter
Puerto Rican Winter League Winter Arecibo, Caguas, Mayaguez, Ponce, San Juan, Santurce
Venezuelan Winter League Winter Aragua, Caracas, La Guaira, Lara, Magallanes, Zulia
Citrus League Spring Cubs, Pirates, Red Sox, Royals
Arizona Instructional League Winter Rookie AIL Angels, AIL Cubs, AIL Dodgers, AIL Giants
Florida Instructional League Winter Rookie FIL Cardinals, FIL Expos, FIL Hiroshima Toyo Carp, FIL Mets, FIL Orioles, FIL Phillies, FIL Pirates, FIL Red Sox,
FIL Reds, FIL Royals Blue, FIL Royals White, FIL Tigers, FIL Twins, FIL Yankees