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Monday April 17, 1972
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National League batting statistics through games of April 17, 1972:

   Club          AB    R     H    2B   3B   HR   RBI   SB   CS   BB    SO   Avg
St. Louis        100    9    27    5    1    0     9    1    2    4    18  .270
San Diego         94   10    25    3    1    0     9    3    2    3    15  .266
Los Angeles      105   12    26    5    0    3    10    0    0    7    12  .248
San Francisco    106   17    26    6    1    3    16    3    0    7    16  .245
Chicago           66    6    16    2    1    0     5    1    0    7     7  .242
Houston           96   13    23    1    2    3    13    1    1    7    15  .240
Atlanta          134   13    32    6    0    1    12    2    0   19    29  .239
Cincinnati        64   11    14    4    1    2     7    5    0   10    13  .219
Philadelphia      93    8    19    3    0    2     6    0    2   14    18  .204
Montreal          60    6    11    4    0    1     5    2    0    7     8  .183
New York          57    4    10    1    0    1     4    2    0    4    13  .175
Pittsburgh        64    2    10    0    1    0     2    0    0    2    16  .156

 Batting Leaders         G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Ralph Garr (ATL)          4   16    3    8   1   0   0    2   1   0    1    2  .500
Bob Watson (HOU)          3   10    4    5   0   0   1    4   0   0    2    0  .500
Lee May (HOU)             3   12    2    5   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .417
Ted Simmons (STL)         3   12    2    5   1   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .417
Jose Cruz (STL)           3   10    0    4   0   1   0    3   1   0    1    1  .400
Dave Kingman (SF)         3   13    4    5   1   1   1    6   0   0    0    2  .385
Earl Williams (ATL)       4   15    2    5   3   0   0    1   0   0    3    5  .333
Matty Alou (STL)          3   12    1    4   1   0   0    1   0   1    0    1  .333
Willie Davis (LA)         3   12    3    4   1   0   1    3   0   0    1    1  .333
Jim Lefebvre (LA)         3   12    1    4   2   0   0    2   0   0    0    1  .333

 Atlanta              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Ralph Garr             4   16    3    8   1   0   0    2   1   0    1    2  .500
Earl Williams          4   15    2    5   3   0   0    1   0   0    3    5  .333
Marty Perez            4   12    2    4   1   0   0    1   0   0    3    2  .333
Oscar Brown            3    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .333
Darrell Evans          4   16    3    5   0   0   1    3   0   0    2    2  .313
Jim Breazeale          2    5    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .200
Felix Millan           4   17    0    3   1   0   0    3   1   0    2    2  .177
Mike Lum               4   14    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    3    3  .143
Hank Aaron             3   11    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    3    2  .091
Dusty Baker            4   14    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    5  .071
Rico Carty             2    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000
Orlando Cepeda         1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .000
Paul Casanova          1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Chicago              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Ron Santo              2    9    1    3   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .333
Billy Williams         2    9    1    3   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .333
Randy Hundley          2    6    0    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    2    1  .333
Glenn Beckert          2    8    0    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    1    0  .250
Jose Cardenal          2    8    2    2   0   1   0    0   1   0    1    0  .250
Joe Pepitone           2    9    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .222
Don Kessinger          2    5    0    1   1   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .200
Rick Monday            2    5    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    1  .200

 Cincinnati           G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Denis Menke            2    7    2    4   0   0   1    1   0   0    1    0  .571
George Foster          1    5    1    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .400
Pete Rose              2    7    1    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .286
Bobby Tolan            2    8    1    2   1   0   0    0   2   0    1    3  .250
Johnny Bench           2    7    1    1   1   0   0    1   0   0    2    0  .143
Dave Concepcion        2    7    1    1   0   0   0    1   1   0    0    1  .143
Joe Morgan             2    7    2    1   0   1   0    3   2   0    2    0  .143
Tony Perez             2    7    2    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    2    4  .143
Cesar Geronimo         2    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Bernie Carbo           1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Julian Javier          1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Houston              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Bob Watson             3   10    4    5   0   0   1    4   0   0    2    0  .500
Lee May                3   12    2    5   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .417
Jim Wynn               3   11    2    3   0   0   0    0   0   1    1    3  .273
Cesar Cedeno           3   12    1    3   0   0   0    0   1   0    0    0  .250
Doug Rader             3   12    1    3   1   1   1    4   0   0    0    2  .250
Tommy Helms            3   11    1    2   0   0   1    3   0   0    0    0  .182
Johnny Edwards         2    7    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .143
Roger Metzger          3   10    2    1   0   1   0    0   0   0    3    1  .100
Bob Stinson            2    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Jack Hiatt             1    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000
Jimmy Stewart          2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Norm Miller            1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Los Angeles          G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Manny Mota             2    6    2    4   0   0   1    2   0   0    1    0  .667
Chris Cannizzaro       1    4    2    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .500
Steve Garvey           3    5    1    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .400
Wes Parker             1    5    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .400
Willie Davis           3   12    3    4   1   0   1    3   0   0    1    1  .333
Jim Lefebvre           3   12    1    4   2   0   0    2   0   0    0    1  .333
Willie Crawford        2    7    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .286
Frank Robinson         3   10    1    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    3    3  .200
Duke Sims              2    5    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    0  .200
Bill Buckner           2    8    1    1   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .125
Maury Wills            3   14    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000
Billy Grabarkewitz     2    7    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Dick Dietz             1    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Bill Russell           1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Montreal             G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Terry Humphrey         2    4    0    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .500
Ron Hunt               2    7    3    3   1   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .429
Mike Jorgensen         2    6    2    2   0   0   1    3   0   0    1    1  .333
Ron Fairly             2    7    0    2   1   0   0    1   1   0    1    0  .286
Ken Singleton          2    6    0    1   1   0   0    1   0   0    2    2  .167
Boots Day              2    7    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    2  .143
Bob Bailey             2    7    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Tim Foli               2    5    0    0   0   0   0    0   1   0    1    0  .000
John Boccabella        1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Jim Fairey             1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Ron Woods              1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Clyde Mashore          1    0    1    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Hector Torres          1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Bobby Wine             2    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 New York             G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Cleon Jones            2    7    1    3   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .429
Ed Kranepool           2    4    1    1   0   0   1    3   0   0    0    1  .250
Tommie Agee            2    6    0    1   0   0   0    0   1   0    2    3  .167
Jim Fregosi            2    6    1    1   1   0   0    1   0   0    1    1  .167
Bud Harrelson          2    7    0    1   0   0   0    0   1   0    0    4  .143
Rusty Staub            2    7    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .143
Ken Boswell            2    8    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .125
Jerry Grote            2    6    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Dave Marshall          1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
John Milner            1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000

 Philadelphia         G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Tommy Hutton           1    1    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0 1.000
Ron Stone              3    2    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .500
Tim McCarver           3   14    0    4   0   0   0    1   0   1    0    1  .286
Willie Montanez        3   11    1    3   2   0   0    0   0   0    2    3  .273
Mike Anderson          3    9    0    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    2    2  .222
Denny Doyle            3    9    2    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .222
Larry Bowa             3   13    1    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    2  .154
Don Money              3    8    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   1    3    2  .125
Greg Luzinski          3    9    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    3    2  .111
Deron Johnson          3   10    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    3  .100
Roger Freed            1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Terry Harmon           2    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Pete Koegel            1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .000

 Pittsburgh           G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Jackie Hernandez       2    7    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .286
Al Oliver              2    8    1    2   0   1   0    0   0   0    0    1  .250
Willie Stargell        2    8    0    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    3  .250
Rennie Stennett        2    8    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .250
Manny Sanguillen       2    7    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .143
Roberto Clemente       2    7    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000
Bob Robertson          2    7    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    3  .000
Richie Hebner          2    6    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000
Gene Clines            2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000

 San Diego            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Johnny Jeter           2    4    2    3   0   0   0    0   1   1    0    0  .750
Garry Jestadt          1    3    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .667
Derrel Thomas          2    7    1    3   0   0   0    1   1   0    0    0  .429
Cito Gaston            2    5    0    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .400
Bob Barton             2    7    0    2   0   0   0    2   1   0    0    2  .286
Enzo Hernandez         2    7    2    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .286
Leron Lee              2    8    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   1    0    1  .250
Jerry Morales          2    8    1    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    1  .250
Fred Kendall           1    4    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .250
Nate Colbert           3   10    3    2   1   1   0    1   0   0    2    4  .200
Ollie Brown            2    5    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .200
Dave Campbell          2    6    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .167
Larry Stahl            2    7    0    1   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .143
Don Mason              2    5    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Rafael Robles          1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000

 San Francisco        G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Dave Kingman           3   13    4    5   1   1   1    6   0   0    0    2  .385
Willie McCovey         3   12    2    4   1   0   1    2   0   0    1    2  .333
Tito Fuentes           3   13    2    4   1   0   1    3   0   0    0    1  .308
Bobby Bonds            3   11    4    3   2   0   0    0   2   0    1    0  .273
Fran Healy             3   11    2    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    0  .182
Ken Henderson          3   13    0    2   0   0   0    0   1   0    0    4  .154
Chris Speier           3   11    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    3  .091
Willie Mays            3   12    1    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    1  .083
Jim Howarth            2    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000
Jimmy Rosario          1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 St. Louis            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Ted Simmons            3   12    2    5   1   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .417
Jose Cruz              3   10    0    4   0   1   0    3   1   0    1    1  .400
Matty Alou             3   12    1    4   1   0   0    1   0   1    0    1  .333
Ted Sizemore           3   12    2    4   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .333
Ed Crosby              2    3    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .333
Joe Torre              3   10    2    3   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    3  .300
Lou Brock              3   13    0    3   0   0   0    0   0   1    0    4  .231
Joe Hague              2    5    0    1   1   0   0    1   0   0    2    0  .200
Dal Maxvill            3    8    0    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    0  .000
Donn Clendenon         3    6    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    4  .000
Jerry McNertney        1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Luis Melendez          2    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

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League Leaders

At Bats:

  F. Millan (ATL)          17
  D. Evans (ATL)           16
  R. Garr (ATL)            16
  E. Williams (ATL)        15
  D. Baker (ATL)           14
  M. Lum (ATL)             14
  T. McCarver (PHI)        14
  M. Wills (LA)            14
  L. Bowa (PHI)            13
  L. Brock (STL)           13

Runs Scored:

  B. Bonds (SF)             4
  D. Kingman (SF)           4
  B. Watson (HOU)           4
  N. Colbert (SD)           3
  W. Davis (LA)             3
  D. Evans (ATL)            3
  R. Garr (ATL)             3
  R. Hunt (MON)             3
  C. Cannizzaro (LA)        2
  J. Cardenal (CHI)         2

Hits:

  R. Garr (ATL)             8
  D. Evans (ATL)            5
  D. Kingman (SF)           5
  L. May (HOU)              5
  T. Simmons (STL)          5
  B. Watson (HOU)           5
  E. Williams (ATL)         5
  M. Alou (STL)             4
  J. Cruz (STL)             4
  W. Davis (LA)             4

Doubles:

  E. Williams (ATL)         3
  B. Bonds (SF)             2
  J. Lefebvre (LA)          2
  W. Montanez (PHI)         2
  M. Alou (STL)             1
  M. Anderson (PHI)         1
  J. Bench (CIN)            1
  B. Buckner (LA)           1
  N. Colbert (SD)           1
  W. Davis (LA)             1

Triples:

  J. Cardenal (CHI)         1
  N. Colbert (SD)           1
  J. Cruz (STL)             1
  D. Kingman (SF)           1
  R. Metzger (HOU)          1
  J. Morgan (CIN)           1
  A. Oliver (PIT)           1
  D. Rader (HOU)            1

Home Runs:

  W. Davis (LA)             1
  D. Evans (ATL)            1
  W. Fryman (PHI)           1
  T. Fuentes (SF)           1
  T. Helms (HOU)            1
  M. Jorgensen (MON)        1
  D. Kingman (SF)           1
  E. Kranepool (NY)         1
  G. Luzinski (PHI)         1
  W. McCovey (SF)           1

RBI:

  D. Kingman (SF)           6
  D. Rader (HOU)            4
  B. Watson (HOU)           4
  J. Cruz (STL)             3
  W. Davis (LA)             3
  D. Evans (ATL)            3
  T. Fuentes (SF)           3
  T. Helms (HOU)            3
  M. Jorgensen (MON)        3
  E. Kranepool (NY)         3

Stolen Bases:

  B. Bonds (SF)             2
  J. Morgan (CIN)           2
  B. Tolan (CIN)            2
  T. Agee (NY)              1
  B. Barton (SD)            1
  J. Cardenal (CHI)         1
  C. Cedeno (HOU)           1
  D. Concepcion (CIN)       1
  J. Cruz (STL)             1
  R. Fairly (MON)           1

Caught Stealing:

  M. Alou (STL)             1
  L. Brock (STL)            1
  J. Jeter (SD)             1
  L. Lee (SD)               1
  T. McCarver (PHI)         1
  D. Money (PHI)            1
  J. Wynn (HOU)             1

Walks:

  H. Aaron (ATL)            3
  M. Lum (ATL)              3
  G. Luzinski (PHI)         3
  R. Metzger (HOU)          3
  D. Money (PHI)            3
  M. Perez (ATL)            3
  F. Robinson (LA)          3
  E. Williams (ATL)         3
  T. Agee (NY)              2
  M. Anderson (PHI)         2

Strikeouts:

  D. Baker (ATL)            5
  E. Williams (ATL)         5
  L. Brock (STL)            4
  D. Clendenon (STL)        4
  N. Colbert (SD)           4
  B. Harrelson (NY)         4
  K. Henderson (SF)         4
  T. Perez (CIN)            4
  T. Agee (NY)              3
  D. Johnson (PHI)          3


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