CATCHING UP WITH THE 1972 COMPARISON

Remember my post – “Could 2012 = 1972?” 

If you follow me on Twitter, you’re probably exhausted with my endless comparisons with this year’s Reds to the 1972 version.

After 28 games, let’s see how the two teams stack up:

2012: 15-13, 2nd, -2.5
1972: 15-13, 3rd, -2.5

…..

2012 Batting
.240 batting average (228-for-951)
111 runs
55 doubles
8 triples
26 home runs
106 RBI
86 walks
209 strikeouts
.305 on-base pct
.396 slugging pct

1972 Batting
.242 batting average (226-for-934)
125 runs
40 doubles
7 triples
24 home runs
113 RBI
110 walks
155 strikeouts
.323 on-base pct
.377 slugging pct

…..

2012 Pitching
3.17 ERA
255.2 innings pitched
237 hits
101 runs
90 earned runs
27 home runs
79 walks
208 strikeouts
.246 opponents batting average

1972 Pitching
4.14 ERA
254.1 innings pitched
260 hits
128 runs
117 earned runs
31 home runs
73 walks
156 strikeouts
.263 opponents batting average

 

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