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1972 Los Angeles Dodgers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1971 / 1973

85-70, Finished 2nd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Walter Alston (85-70)
GM: Al Campanis
Scored 584 runs, Allowed 527 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-70

Ballparks: Dodger Stadium · Attendance: 1,860,858 (2nd of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 95

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1971 / 1973 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Jim Brewer 34 L L 6' 1" 186 Nov 14, 1937 13 51 0 51 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.6
Bill Buckner 22 L L 6' 0" 185 Dec 14, 1949 4 105 88 105 93 0 0 35 0 0 0 9 0 52 61 13 0 2.2
Chris Cannizzaro 34 R R 6' 0" 190 May 3, 1938 11 73 59 73 72 0 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.0
Ron Cey 24 R R 5' 10" 185 Feb 15, 1948 2 11 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Willie Crawford 25 L L 6' 1" 197 Sep 7, 1946 9 96 63 96 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 0 27 74 21 3 1.4
Willie Davis 32 L L 6' 2" 180 Apr 15, 1940 13 149 146 149 146 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 146 0 146 3 0 5.6
Dick Dietz 30 R R 6' 1" 195 Sep 18, 1941 7 27 15 27 22 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.1
Al Downing 31 R L 5' 11" 175 Jun 28, 1941 12 31 30 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7
Joe Ferguson 25 R R 6' 2" 200 Sep 19, 1946 3 8 8 8 8 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0.4
Steve Garvey 23 R R 5' 10" 192 Dec 22, 1948 4 96 76 96 87 0 0 3 0 85 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 1.6
Billy Grabarkewitz 26 R R 5' 10" 165 Jan 18, 1946 4 53 38 53 43 0 0 0 19 25 1 0 0 0 0 7 4 -1.0 $23,000
Charlie Hough 24 R R 6' 2" 190 Jan 5, 1948 3 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tommy John 29 R L 6' 3" 180 May 22, 1943 10 29 29 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8
Lee Lacy 24 R R 6' 1" 175 Apr 10, 1948 1st 60 58 60 58 0 0 0 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.5
Jim Lefebvre 30 B R 6' 0" 180 Jan 7, 1942 8 70 35 70 44 0 0 0 33 12 0 0 0 0 0 29 1 -0.1
Davey Lopes 27 R R 5' 9" 170 May 3, 1945 1st 11 11 11 11 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Terry McDermott 21 R R 6' 3" 205 Mar 20, 1951 1st 9 5 9 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.2
Pete Mikkelsen 32 R R 6' 2" 210 Oct 25, 1939 9 33 0 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9
Manny Mota 34 R R 5' 10" 160 Feb 18, 1938 11 118 85 118 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 98 2 0 100 28 0 2.7
Claude Osteen 32 L L 5' 11" 160 Aug 9, 1939 15 36 33 36 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6.3
Tom Paciorek 25 R R 6' 4" 215 Nov 2, 1946 3 11 11 11 11 0 0 6 0 0 0 5 0 1 6 0 0 0.1
Wes Parker 32 B L 6' 1" 180 Nov 13, 1939 9 130 115 130 124 0 0 120 0 0 0 0 3 3 6 11 1 1.3
Jose Pena 29 R R 6' 2" 190 Dec 3, 1942 4 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Ron Perranoski 36 L L 6' 0" 180 Apr 1, 1936 12 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doug Rau 23 L L 6' 2" 175 Dec 15, 1948 1st 7 3 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Pete Richert 32 L L 5' 11" 165 Oct 29, 1939 11 37 0 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Frank Robinson HOF 36 R R 6' 1" 183 Aug 31, 1935 17 103 94 103 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 89 95 8 0 2.0 $147,000
Bill Russell 23 R R 6' 0" 175 Oct 21, 1948 4 129 118 129 127 0 0 0 0 0 121 1 1 4 6 5 3 2.2
Duke Sims 31 L R 6' 2" 197 Jun 5, 1941 9 51 41 51 48 0 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 -0.1
Bill Singer 28 R R 6' 4" 184 Apr 24, 1944 9 26 25 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $50,000
Mike Strahler 25 R R 6' 4" 180 Mar 14, 1947 3 19 2 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $14,500
Don Sutton HOF 27 R R 6' 1" 185 Apr 2, 1945 7 33 33 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.3 All-Star
Bobby Valentine 22 R R 5' 10" 189 May 13, 1950 3 119 99 119 108 0 0 0 49 39 10 5 8 4 16 11 2 0.8 $17,000
Hoyt Wilhelm HOF 49 R R 6' 0" 190 Jul 26, 1922 21 16 0 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Maury Wills 39 B R 5' 11" 170 Oct 2, 1932 14 71 30 71 58 0 0 0 0 27 31 0 0 0 0 11 9 -1.1 $100,000
Steve Yeager 23 R R 6' 0" 190 Nov 24, 1948 1st 35 34 35 35 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1971 / 1973 Roster (40-man)