1972 Philadelphia Phillies

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1972 Philadelphia Phillies / Franchise: Philadelphia Phillies / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 59-97, Finished 6th in NL Eastern Division (1972 NL)

Managed by Frank Lucchesi (26-50) and Paul Owens (33-47)

Coaches: Brandy Davis, Billy DeMars, Doc Edwards, George Myatt, Ray Rippelmeyer and Bobby Wine

Ballpark: Veterans Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1972 Philadelphia Phillies hold the record for the most losses ever by a team with a pitcher who led the league in wins - the pitcher in that case being the great Steve Carlton.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Steve Bucci and Dave Brown: Drinking Coffee With a Fork: The Story of Steve Carlton and the '72 Phillies, Camino Books, Philadelphia, PA, 2011. ISBN 1933822252
  • Bruce Morgan: Steve Carlton and the 1972 Phillies, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2012. ISBN 078646836X
  • Larry Shenk: "Carlton trade 'phantastic' for Phils in '72: Lefty went on to win 27 games for a Phillies team that won only 59", mlb.com, February 22, 2017. [1]