Which MLB team had the longest losing streak in the 1972 season?

The Texas Rangers had the longest losing streak within the 1972 regular season at 15 straight games. During this streak they lost to their opponents by an average of 2.9 runs. The streak started on Sep 13, 1972 and ended on Sep 30, 1972.

Were there any historic MLB losing streaks in the 1972 season?

Yes, one losing streak during the 1972 MLB season is in the all time top 50 losing streaks in the same season. The 15 game losing streak by the Texas Rangers is the 33rd longest same season losing streak in MLB history.

Longest 1972 MLB Losing Streaks

Team Losing Streak Start End Avg Margin of Defeat
1 Texas Rangers 15 Sep 13 Sep 30 2.9 runs
2 Philadelphia Phillies 10 May 16 May 26 2.9 runs
San Diego Padres 10 May 29 Jun 10 3.1 runs
4 Milwaukee Brewers 9 Jun 9 Jun 17 3.2 runs
Philadelphia Phillies 9 May 28 Jun 6 2.9 runs
6 Chicago Cubs 8 Apr 19 Apr 26 2.1 runs
Cleveland Indians 8 Jun 27 Jul 2 3.2 runs
Minnesota Twins 8 Aug 21 Aug 29 3.0 runs
Montreal Expos 8 May 15 May 21 4.2 runs
San Francisco Giants 8 Jun 3 Jun 11 3.2 runs
San Francisco Giants 8 Sep 16 Sep 24 2.8 runs
St. Louis Cardinals 8 May 12 May 18 3.9 runs
13 Atlanta Braves 7 Aug 1 Aug 5 3.3 runs
Cleveland Indians 7 May 24 May 31 2.6 runs
San Diego Padres 7 Aug 26 Sep 2 6.7 runs
San Francisco Giants 7 May 12 May 18 1.4 runs
17 Atlanta Braves 6 Apr 16 Apr 21 4.2 runs
California Angels 6 Jul 16 Jul 21 3.7 runs
Chicago White Sox 6 Jul 14 Jul 18 2.8 runs
Cleveland Indians 6 Sep 12 Sep 16 2.8 runs
Cleveland Indians 6 Aug 26 Sep 1 2.0 runs
Houston Astros 6 May 27 Jun 1 4.8 runs
Kansas City Royals 6 Apr 18 Apr 23 1.7 runs
Minnesota Twins 6 Sep 24 Sep 30 1.0 runs
Philadelphia Phillies 6 Jun 13 Jun 18 3.8 runs
Philadelphia Phillies 6 Sep 8 Sep 13 2.3 runs
Pittsburgh Pirates 6 Apr 26 May 1 3.3 runs
San Diego Padres 6 May 22 May 27 4.3 runs
29 Atlanta Braves 5 Sep 29 Oct 4 4.2 runs
Baltimore Orioles 5 Jun 3 Jun 6 1.6 runs
Baltimore Orioles 5 Jul 7 Jul 10 1.2 runs
Boston Red Sox 5 May 17 May 21 3.6 runs
California Angels 5 Apr 19 Apr 24 4.0 runs
California Angels 5 May 19 May 23 3.0 runs
Cleveland Indians 5 Jun 16 Jun 20 4.2 runs
Houston Astros 5 Jul 14 Jul 17 2.0 runs
Kansas City Royals 5 May 26 May 31 2.2 runs
Kansas City Royals 5 May 7 May 14 2.0 runs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Jun 29 Jul 4 3.8 runs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Jul 29 Aug 1 3.6 runs
Milwaukee Brewers 5 Aug 6 Aug 9 4.0 runs
Milwaukee Brewers 5 Jul 22 Jul 27 2.4 runs
Milwaukee Brewers 5 Aug 12 Aug 16 2.0 runs
Minnesota Twins 5 Jul 16 Jul 21 4.8 runs
Montreal Expos 5 Sep 13 Sep 17 2.0 runs
New York Yankees 5 Jun 25 Jun 28 2.6 runs
New York Yankees 5 Oct 1 Oct 4 1.8 runs
Philadelphia Phillies 5 Aug 20 Aug 25 3.0 runs
San Diego Padres 5 Jun 24 Jun 28 3.8 runs
San Francisco Giants 5 Aug 2 Aug 6 2.8 runs
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Jul 28 Jul 31 2.4 runs
Texas Rangers 5 Sep 4 Sep 8 3.0 runs
Texas Rangers 5 Aug 24 Aug 29 2.8 runs
Texas Rangers 5 May 22 May 26 2.8 runs

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