1972 Boston Red Sox

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Season Overview

85-70 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 Boston Red Sox

What was the record of the 1972 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a 85-70 record. They went 52-26 at home and 33-44 on the road.

What division did the 1972 Boston Red Sox play in?

The 1972 Boston Red Sox played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Boston Red Sox?

During the regular season, the 1972 Boston Red Sox went 44-39 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1972 Boston Red Sox record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Baltimore Orioles 11-7 61.1% +13
Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 61.1% +11
Cleveland Indians 8-7 53.3% +8
New York Yankees 9-9 50% -5
Detroit Tigers 5-9 35.7% -24

What was the 1972 Boston Red Sox record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Boston Red Sox had their best month in September, when they went 20-9 and had a 69.0% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 4-7 and had a 36.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 4-7 36.4% -15
May 11-12 47.8% -8
June 12-15 44.4% 0
July 20-12 62.5% +10
August 17-12 58.6% +3
September 20-9 69.0% +33
October 1-3 25% -3

Did the 1972 Boston Red Sox make the Postseason?

No, the Red Sox didn't make the Postseason in 1972.

What was the run differential for the 1972 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a run differential of +20. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Red Sox could have been expected to have about 79.8 wins, or a 80-75 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Boston Red Sox perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Boston Red Sox went 27-16.

How did the 1972 Boston Red Sox perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Boston Red Sox went 11-3 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Boston Red Sox?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 Boston Red Sox was a 7 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Boston Red Sox?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Red Sox had during the 1972 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1972 Boston Red Sox Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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