1972 Season
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Carlton

1972 National League Gold Glove Awards

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Johnny Bench
CIN
C
24.6
10.2
10.6
6.0
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Johnny Bench
CIN
C
24.6
10.2
10.6
6.0
2 Randy Hundley
CHN
C
30.1
6.8
4.3
0.7
3 Mike Ryan
PHI
C
30.6
6.5
0.8
-0.4
4 John Boccabella
MON
C
31.0
5.2
4.3
2.5
5 Duffy Dyer
NYN
C
26.9
4.2
10.0
6.7
6 Paul Casanova
ATL
C
30.5
3.7
0.2
-1.0
7 Steve Yeager*
LAN
C
23.6
3.5
1.2
-0.0
8 Manny Sanguillen
PIT
C
28.3
3.2
7.6
3.1
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Wes Parker
LAN
1B
32.6
6.0
2.4
1.2
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Mike Jorgensen
MON
1B
23.9
8.5
1.6
0.7
2 Nate Colbert
SDN
1B
26.2
6.0
3.2
1.6
3 Wes Parker
LAN
1B
32.6
6.0
2.4
1.2
4 Joe Hague
MULT
1B
28.2
4.3
0.5
0.1
5 Tom Hutton*
PHI
1B
26.2
3.9
0.9
0.2
6 Tony Perez
CIN
1B
30.1
3.5
1.6
0.2
7 Jim Hickman
CHN
1B
35.1
3.2
1.3
0.5
8 Bob Robertson
PIT
1B
25.7
1.4
0.3
-0.4
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Felix Millan
ATL
2B
28.9
1.7
5.1
1.7
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Tommy Helms
HOU
2B
31.2
17.0
6.7
2.6
2 Ted Sizemore
SLN
2B
27.2
9.7
4.6
1.4
3 Terry Harmon
PHI
2B
28.2
4.5
2.0
0.8
4 Rennie Stennett
PIT
2B
21.2
3.3
3.3
1.9
5 Joe Morgan
CIN
2B
28.8
3.2
6.1
1.7
6 Denny Doyle
PHI
2B
28.5
2.8
3.9
0.5
7 Dave Cash
PIT
2B
24.1
2.4
7.2
4.3
8 Paul Popovich
CHN
2B
31.9
2.1
1.7
1.0
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Doug Rader
HOU
3B
27.9
4.1
6.5
3.1
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Darrell Evans
ATL
3B
25.1
12.2
4.8
2.0
2 Steve Garvey
LAN
3B
23.5
9.6
1.4
-0.2
3 Dave Kingman*
SFN
3B
23.5
6.2
1.7
0.4
4 Wayne Garrett
NYN
3B
24.6
5.3
2.8
1.2
5 Doug Rader
HOU
3B
27.9
4.1
6.5
3.1
6 Bob Bailey
MON
3B
29.7
3.2
3.4
0.5
7 Dave Roberts*
SDN
3B
21.4
1.8
2.5
0.6
8 Don Money
PHI
3B
25.1
1.6
6.0
2.8
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Larry Bowa
PHI
SS
26.6
6.8
7.1
2.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Chris Speier
SFN
SS
22.0
12.0
6.8
1.9
2 Bill Russell
LAN
SS
23.7
7.6
5.7
1.8
3 Larry Bowa
PHI
SS
26.6
6.8
7.1
2.3
4 Dave Concepcion
CIN
SS
24.0
6.0
4.7
1.1
5 Bud Harrelson
NYN
SS
28.1
5.3
6.5
2.8
6 Tim Foli
MON
SS
21.6
3.0
5.7
0.9
7 Ed Crosby*
SLN
SS
23.1
2.2
1.3
0.4
8 Jackie Hernandez
PIT
SS
31.8
2.0
2.6
0.8
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Cesar Cedeno
HOU
CF
21.4
-0.8
3.9
0.6
Roberto Clemente
PIT
RF
37.9
11.2
2.6
1.2
Willie Davis
LAN
CF
32.2
7.6
6.8
3.1
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Pete Rose
CIN
LF
31.2
17.5
2.9
0.7
2 Roberto Clemente
PIT
RF
37.9
11.2
2.6
1.2
3 Mike Lum
ATL
RF
26.7
11.0
2.5
0.9
4 Tommie Agee
NYN
CF
29.9
8.9
3.1
0.7
5 Bobby Tolan
CIN
CF
26.6
7.8
4.2
0.5
6 Willie Davis
LAN
CF
32.2
7.6
6.8
3.1
7 Bobby Bonds
SFN
RF
26.3
6.5
3.5
1.0
8 Bernie Carbo
MULT
RF
24.9
5.4
2.2
0.9
9 Ron Fairly
MON
RF
34.0
5.2
1.6
0.7
10 Bill Buckner
LAN
RF
22.5
5.0
1.6
0.8
11 Vic Davalillo
PIT
LF
35.9
4.9
2.0
0.7
12 Ron Woods
MON
CF
29.4
4.4
1.3
0.1
13 Ken Singleton
MON
LF
25.1
4.0
2.4
0.5
14 Jose Cardenal
CHN
RF
28.7
3.9
3.3
1.1
15 Ken Henderson
SFN
LF
26.0
3.8
2.8
0.9
16 Boots Day
MON
CF
24.8
3.4
3.0
0.6
17 Jimmy Wynn
HOU
RF
30.3
3.3
2.3
-0.0
18 Billy Williams
CHN
LF
34.0
3.0
3.5
1.6
19 Cleon Jones
NYN
LF
29.9
2.7
1.4
0.2
20 Mike Anderson*
PHI
RF
21.0
2.6
0.8
0.3
21 Billy North*
CHN
CF
24.1
2.4
1.0
0.4
22 Cesar Geronimo*
CIN
RF
24.3
1.6
1.4
0.2
23 Oscar Brown*
ATL
RF
26.4
1.6
0.6
0.0
24 Bill Robinson
PHI
RF
29.0
1.6
1.0
0.1
*Rookie
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

1972 American League Gold Glove Awards

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Carlton Fisk*
BOS
C
24.5
2.9
6.1
1.5
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Thurman Munson
NYA
C
25.1
9.7
6.1
1.5
2 Ray Fosse
CLE
C
25.2
7.1
6.7
2.4
3 Ed Herrmann
CHA
C
25.8
4.6
6.8
3.1
4 Ellie Rodriguez
ML4
C
26.1
4.3
4.7
0.9
5 Johnny Oates*
BAL
C
26.4
3.6
5.2
2.6
6 Carlton Fisk*
BOS
C
24.5
2.9
6.1
1.5
7 Jeff Torborg
CAL
C
30.6
2.6
1.9
0.0
8 Phil Roof
MIN
C
31.3
2.4
1.7
0.1
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
George Scott
ML4
1B
28.3
12.9
1.9
0.5
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 George Scott
ML4
1B
28.3
12.9
1.9
0.5
2 Bob Oliver
MULT
1B
29.4
7.2
2.4
1.0
3 Harmon Killebrew
MIN
1B
36.0
6.5
1.5
0.3
4 Larry Biittner
TEX
1B
26.9
4.0
0.6
0.1
5 Don Mincher
MULT
1B
34.0
3.2
0.8
0.2
6 Danny Cater
BOS
1B
32.4
2.7
1.0
0.1
7 Boog Powell
BAL
1B
30.9
1.0
1.0
-0.4
8 Paul Jata*
DET
1B
22.8
0.4
0.2
0.1
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Doug Griffin
BOS
2B
25.1
-7.1
4.3
0.5
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Sandy Alomar
CAL
2B
28.7
18.7
6.1
1.7
2 Jack Brohamer*
CLE
2B
22.3
12.3
6.9
3.1
3 Ron Theobald
ML4
2B
28.9
7.8
3.6
0.5
4 Tim Cullen
OAK
2B
30.4
4.8
1.5
0.2
5 Dick Green
OAK
2B
31.2
2.0
0.6
0.1
6 Eddie Leon
CLE
2B
25.9
1.4
1.5
0.7
7 Ron Clark
MULT
2B
29.5
1.2
0.6
0.3
8 Larry Brown
OAK
2B
32.3
1.1
1.7
0.4
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Brooks Robinson
BAL
3B
35.1
13.0
4.8
1.4
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Graig Nettles
CLE
3B
27.9
26.4
6.4
3.0
2 Brooks Robinson
BAL
3B
35.1
13.0
4.8
1.4
3 Aurelio Rodriguez
DET
3B
24.5
4.6
7.1
3.7
4 Ken McMullen
CAL
3B
30.1
1.4
4.3
1.4
5 Bill Melton
CHA
3B
27.0
1.2
1.8
0.6
6 Eric Soderholm*
MIN
3B
23.8
0.5
2.5
0.7
7 Rico Petrocelli
BOS
3B
29.0
0.4
4.9
1.7
8 Celerino Sanchez*
NYA
3B
28.4
0.2
1.4
-0.1
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Ed Brinkman
DET
SS
30.6
2.1
9.6
4.5
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Bert Campaneris
OAK
SS
30.3
16.8
9.7
4.8
2 Freddie Patek
KCA
SS
27.7
15.0
8.4
4.0
3 Danny Thompson
MIN
SS
25.4
9.5
4.4
-0.4
4 Mark Belanger
BAL
SS
28.1
7.1
4.5
1.7
5 Frank Duffy*
CLE
SS
25.7
6.5
5.1
1.3
6 Bobby Grich*
BAL
SS
23.5
4.6
2.8
0.6
7 Gene Michael
NYA
SS
34.1
3.7
5.8
2.1
8 Ed Brinkman
DET
SS
30.6
2.1
9.6
4.5
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Ken Berry
CAL
CF
31.1
12.3
5.0
2.4
Paul Blair
BAL
CF
28.4
9.4
5.3
2.3
Bobby Murcer
NYA
CF
26.1
-11.8
3.3
-0.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Roy White
NYA
LF
28.5
24.3
2.2
0.0
2 Cesar Tovar
MIN
RF
32.0
18.4
4.3
2.3
3 Ken Berry
CAL
CF
31.1
12.3
5.0
2.4
4 Del Unser
CLE
CF
27.6
11.3
4.1
1.9
5 Paul Blair
BAL
CF
28.4
9.4
5.3
2.3
6 Merv Rettenmund
BAL
RF
29.1
8.6
2.0
0.6
7 Joe Rudi
OAK
LF
25.8
7.0
2.6
0.6
8 Buddy Bell*
CLE
RF
20.8
6.7
4.2
1.8
9 Mickey Stanley
DET
CF
29.9
5.7
4.6
1.6
10 Ted Ford
TEX
RF
25.4
5.4
1.7
-0.0
11 Tommie Reynolds
ML4
LF
30.9
5.2
0.6
0.2
12 Leroy Stanton*
CAL
RF
26.2
4.3
2.6
0.9
13 Angel Mangual
OAK
RF
25.3
3.8
2.0
0.8
14 Gates Brown
DET
LF
33.2
3.6
1.5
0.7
15 Johnny Briggs
ML4
LF
28.3
3.3
1.6
0.2
16 Elliott Maddox
TEX
CF
24.5
3.2
1.6
-0.2
17 Jim Nettles
MIN
CF
25.3
3.1
2.7
1.3
18 Steve Brye*
MIN
LF
23.4
3.0
3.4
2.2
19 Amos Otis
KCA
CF
25.2
2.6
3.7
0.4
20 Joe Lahoud
ML4
RF
25.2
2.5
1.4
0.1
21 Rick Miller*
BOS
CF
24.2
2.1
1.1
0.4
22 Carl Yastrzemski
BOS
LF
32.9
2.1
1.3
0.2
23 Andy Kosco
MULT
LF
30.7
1.9
0.9
0.3
24 Steve Hovley
KCA
RF
27.5
1.6
1.0
0.1
*Rookie
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