1972 Baltimore Orioles

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Season Overview

80-74 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 Baltimore Orioles

What was the record of the 1972 Baltimore Orioles?

The Baltimore Orioles finished the regular season with a 80-74 record. They went 38-39 at home and 42-35 on the road.

What division did the 1972 Baltimore Orioles play in?

The 1972 Baltimore Orioles played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Baltimore Orioles?

During the regular season, the 1972 Baltimore Orioles went 42-40 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1972 Baltimore Orioles record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Milwaukee Brewers 10-5 66.7% +30
Detroit Tigers 10-8 55.6% +26
New York Yankees 7-6 53.8% +12
Cleveland Indians 8-10 44.4% +5
Boston Red Sox 7-11 38.9% -13

What was the 1972 Baltimore Orioles record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Baltimore Orioles had their best month in July, when they went 17-13 and had a 56.7% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 11-16 and had a 40.7% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-6 53.8% +15
May 13-10 56.5% +4
June 15-13 53.6% +20
July 17-13 56.7% +25
August 15-15 50% +24
September 11-16 40.7% 0
October 2-1 66.7% +1

Did the 1972 Baltimore Orioles make the Postseason?

No, the Orioles didn't make the Postseason in 1972.

What was the run differential for the 1972 Baltimore Orioles?

The Baltimore Orioles finished the regular season with a run differential of +89. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Orioles could have been expected to have about 90.1 wins, or a 90-64 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Baltimore Orioles perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Baltimore Orioles went 27-35.

How did the 1972 Baltimore Orioles perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Baltimore Orioles went 5-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Baltimore Orioles?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 Baltimore Orioles was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Baltimore Orioles?

The longest losing streak that the Baltimore Orioles had during the 1972 regular season was 5 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1972 Baltimore Orioles Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sun, Apr 16, 1972 vs New York Yankees Win 3 - 1
Mon, Apr 17, 1972 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 0
Tue, Apr 18, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Apr 19, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 2
Thu, Apr 20, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Win 1 - 0
Fri, Apr 21, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 0
Sat, Apr 22, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 9
Sun, Apr 23, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Apr 25, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 0 - 3
Wed, Apr 26, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 3 - 5
Fri, Apr 28, 1972 vs California Angels Win 12 - 2
Sat, Apr 29, 1972 vs California Angels Win 6 - 1
Sun, Apr 30, 1972 vs California Angels Loss 3 - 4
Tue, May 2, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 0
Fri, May 5, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 2
Sat, May 6, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 1 - 9
Sun, May 7, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 4
Wed, May 10, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Win 1 - 0
Thu, May 11, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 3
Fri, May 12, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 4
Sat, May 13, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 9
Sun, May 14, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 4
Mon, May 15, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 2
Tue, May 16, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 3
Wed, May 17, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 6
Fri, May 19, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 4
Sat, May 20, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 0
Sun, May 21, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 0
Tue, May 23, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 5 - 6 (10)
Wed, May 24, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 1
Thu, May 25, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 2
Fri, May 26, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Win 2 - 0
Sat, May 27, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 2
Sun, May 28, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 1
Mon, May 29, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 1
Tue, May 30, 1972 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 6
Thu, Jun 1, 1972 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 7
Fri, Jun 2, 1972 vs Oakland Athletics Win 5 - 1
Sat, Jun 3, 1972 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Jun 4, 1972 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Jun 4, 1972 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Jun 5, 1972 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jun 6, 1972 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 4 - 5 (15)
Wed, Jun 7, 1972 vs Minnesota Twins Win 11 - 2
Fri, Jun 9, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 2
Sat, Jun 10, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jun 11, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 3 - 1
Mon, Jun 12, 1972 @ Oakland Athletics Win 1 - 0
Tue, Jun 13, 1972 @ Oakland Athletics Win 5 - 1
Wed, Jun 14, 1972 @ Oakland Athletics Win 2 - 1 (10)
Fri, Jun 16, 1972 @ Minnesota Twins Win 3 - 0
Sat, Jun 17, 1972 @ Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 1
Sun, Jun 18, 1972 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 3 - 4
Mon, Jun 19, 1972 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Jun 20, 1972 @ California Angels Win 4 - 1
Wed, Jun 21, 1972 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Jun 24, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jun 24, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 2 (12)
Sun, Jun 25, 1972 vs Detroit Tigers Win 2 - 1
Mon, Jun 26, 1972 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 3
Tue, Jun 27, 1972 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 4 - 6
Wed, Jun 28, 1972 @ New York Yankees Win 4 - 0
Thu, Jun 29, 1972 @ New York Yankees Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Jun 30, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 2
Sat, Jul 1, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Jul 2, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 2
Mon, Jul 3, 1972 @ Detroit Tigers Win 15 - 3
Tue, Jul 4, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Win 2 - 1
Wed, Jul 5, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Win 1 - 0
Thu, Jul 6, 1972 @ Chicago White Sox Win 2 - 1
Fri, Jul 7, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Jul 8, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jul 8, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jul 9, 1972 vs Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Mon, Jul 10, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jul 11, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Win 2 - 1 (10)
Wed, Jul 12, 1972 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 4 - 11 (10)
Fri, Jul 14, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 4
Fri, Jul 14, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 0
Sat, Jul 15, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 3
Sun, Jul 16, 1972 vs Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 1
Mon, Jul 17, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 3 - 1
Tue, Jul 18, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Win 2 - 1 (15)
Wed, Jul 19, 1972 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jul 20, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Win 8 - 5 (10)
Fri, Jul 21, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Win 7 - 6
Sat, Jul 22, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 5 - 8
Sun, Jul 23, 1972 @ Kansas City Royals Win 8 - 4
Thu, Jul 27, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Jul 28, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 4 (10)
Sat, Jul 29, 1972 vs Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 3 (11)
Sun, Jul 30, 1972 vs New York Yankees Win 5 - 0
Mon, Jul 31, 1972 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 5
Mon, Jul 31, 1972 vs New York Yankees Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Aug 1, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 2
Wed, Aug 2, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Win 7 - 0
Wed, Aug 2, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 6
Thu, Aug 3, 1972 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Aug 4, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 2
Sat, Aug 5, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 6
Sun, Aug 6, 1972 @ Boston Red Sox Win 11 - 2
Mon, Aug 7, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 2
Tue, Aug 8, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 2
Wed, Aug 9, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 10 - 0
Thu, Aug 10, 1972 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 1