1972 Chicago Cubs

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Season Overview

85-70 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1972 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 85-70 record. They went 46-31 at home and 39-39 on the road.

What division did the 1972 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1972 Chicago Cubs played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1972 Chicago Cubs went 43-40 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1972 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Montreal Expos 10-5 66.7% +23
Philadelphia Phillies 10-7 58.8% +13
St. Louis Cardinals 10-8 55.6% +22
New York Mets 10-8 55.6% +9
Pittsburgh Pirates 3-12 20% -32

What was the 1972 Chicago Cubs record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Chicago Cubs had their best month in May, when they went 16-8 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 4-10 and had a 28.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 4-10 28.6% -10
May 16-8 66.7% +51
June 17-11 60.7% +33
July 14-17 45.2% +1
August 16-12 57.1% -3
September 16-10 61.5% +53
October 2-2 50% -7

Did the 1972 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1972 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of +118. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 90.8 wins, or a 91-64 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Chicago Cubs went 22-27.

How did the 1972 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Chicago Cubs went 6-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 Chicago Cubs was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1972 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1972 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Apr 15, 1972 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Apr 16, 1972 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 0
Tue, Apr 18, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 4
Wed, Apr 19, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Apr 20, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 7
Fri, Apr 21, 1972 @ New York Mets Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Apr 23, 1972 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 8
Sun, Apr 23, 1972 @ New York Mets Loss 6 - 7 (12)
Mon, Apr 24, 1972 @ Houston Astros Loss 2 - 3 (11)
Tue, Apr 25, 1972 @ Houston Astros Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Apr 26, 1972 @ Houston Astros Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Fri, Apr 28, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 8
Sat, Apr 29, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Apr 30, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 4
Tue, May 2, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 12 - 1
Wed, May 3, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 12 - 1
Thu, May 4, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 8 - 0
Fri, May 5, 1972 vs Houston Astros Loss 0 - 3
Sat, May 6, 1972 vs Houston Astros Win 6 - 4
Tue, May 9, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 1
Wed, May 10, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 2
Fri, May 12, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Win 2 - 0
Sun, May 14, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2
Mon, May 15, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 4
Tue, May 16, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 8 - 1
Wed, May 17, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 2
Thu, May 18, 1972 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 4
Fri, May 19, 1972 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 4
Sat, May 20, 1972 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 3
Sun, May 21, 1972 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Tue, May 23, 1972 vs New York Mets Win 2 - 1
Wed, May 24, 1972 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 1
Thu, May 25, 1972 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 3 (14)
Fri, May 26, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Win 5 - 3
Sat, May 27, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Win 5 - 3
Sun, May 28, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Loss 5 - 7
Mon, May 29, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Win 5 - 2
Wed, May 31, 1972 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 1
Thu, Jun 1, 1972 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 3
Fri, Jun 2, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Win 2 - 1 (10)
Sat, Jun 3, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Win 8 - 3
Sun, Jun 4, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 1
Tue, Jun 6, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 5
Wed, Jun 7, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jun 8, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jun 10, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 2
Sun, Jun 11, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 0
Sun, Jun 11, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Jun 13, 1972 vs San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Jun 14, 1972 vs San Diego Padres Win 12 - 9
Thu, Jun 15, 1972 vs San Diego Padres Win 10 - 1
Fri, Jun 16, 1972 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 0
Sat, Jun 17, 1972 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 2
Sun, Jun 18, 1972 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 4 (11)
Mon, Jun 19, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 6 (11)
Tue, Jun 20, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Win 15 - 8
Wed, Jun 21, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 4
Fri, Jun 23, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jun 24, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jun 25, 1972 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 9
Mon, Jun 26, 1972 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 11 - 1
Tue, Jun 27, 1972 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 3
Tue, Jun 27, 1972 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 4 - 7
Wed, Jun 28, 1972 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 4 - 8
Thu, Jun 29, 1972 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jun 30, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jul 1, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4
Sun, Jul 2, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 7
Mon, Jul 3, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jul 4, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Jul 5, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 1
Wed, Jul 5, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jul 6, 1972 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Jul 7, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jul 8, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Jul 9, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 0
Sun, Jul 9, 1972 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 5
Tue, Jul 11, 1972 vs Houston Astros Loss 5 - 6
Tue, Jul 11, 1972 vs Houston Astros Win 9 - 5
Wed, Jul 12, 1972 vs Houston Astros Loss 6 - 10
Thu, Jul 13, 1972 vs Houston Astros Loss 2 - 7
Fri, Jul 14, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 9 - 8
Sat, Jul 15, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Jul 16, 1972 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 3
Mon, Jul 17, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 7
Tue, Jul 18, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 1 (10)
Wed, Jul 19, 1972 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 6
Fri, Jul 21, 1972 @ Houston Astros Win 11 - 3
Sat, Jul 22, 1972 @ Houston Astros Loss 2 - 7
Sun, Jul 23, 1972 @ Houston Astros Loss 5 - 6
Thu, Jul 27, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 0
Thu, Jul 27, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Jul 28, 1972 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 2
Sat, Jul 29, 1972 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 30, 1972 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 0
Sun, Jul 30, 1972 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 4
Mon, Jul 31, 1972 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 0
Tue, Aug 1, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Wed, Aug 2, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Win 5 - 4
Thu, Aug 3, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 2 (13)
Thu, Aug 3, 1972 @ Montreal Expos Win 3 - 0
Fri, Aug 4, 1972 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 6
Sat, Aug 5, 1972 @ New York Mets Win 3 - 2
Sun, Aug 6, 1972 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 12
Tue, Aug 8, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 5
Wed, Aug 9, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 8
Thu, Aug 10, 1972 vs Montreal Expos Win 8 - 0
Fri, Aug 11, 1972 vs New York Mets Win 7 - 2
Sat, Aug 12, 1972 vs New York Mets Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Sun, Aug 13, 1972 vs New York Mets Win 7 - 4
Tue, Aug 15, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 5 - 7
Wed, Aug 16, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 9 - 14
Thu, Aug 17, 1972 @ San Francisco Giants Win 2 - 1
Fri, Aug 18, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 0
Sat, Aug 19, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Aug 20, 1972 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 3
Mon, Aug 21, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Loss 5 - 6
Tue, Aug 22, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Wed, Aug 23, 1972 @ San Diego Padres Win 7 - 5
Fri, Aug 25, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 11
Sat, Aug 26, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Win 10 - 9 (10)
Sun, Aug 27, 1972 vs San Francisco Giants Win 9 - 3