1972 Cincinnati Reds

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Season Overview

95-59 Lost WS
Record Outcome

1972 Cincinnati Reds

What was the record of the 1972 Cincinnati Reds?

The Cincinnati Reds finished the regular season with a 95-59 record. They went 42-34 at home and 53-25 on the road. Including the postseason, the Cincinnati Reds went 101-65. Their final game was a loss in the World Series to the Oakland Athletics.

What division did the 1972 Cincinnati Reds play in?

The 1972 Cincinnati Reds played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Cincinnati Reds?

During the regular season, the 1972 Cincinnati Reds went 47-35 against their NL West opponents.

Who won the NL West in 1972?

The Reds won the NL West in the 1972 season with a 95-59 record. The Astros finished 10.5 games back with a 84-69 record. The Dodgers finished 10.5 games back with a 85-70 record. The Braves finished 25 games back with a 70-84 record. The Giants finished 26.5 games back with a 69-86 record. The Padres finished 36.5 games back with a 58-95 record.

What was the 1972 Cincinnati Reds record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
San Francisco Giants 10-5 66.7% +1
Houston Astros 11-6 64.7% +21
Los Angeles Dodgers 9-5 64.3% +16
Atlanta Braves 9-9 50% +12
San Diego Padres 8-10 44.4% +9

What was the 1972 Cincinnati Reds record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Cincinnati Reds had their best month in August, when they went 21-9 and had a 70% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 5-8 and had a 38.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 5-8 38.5% -7
May 18-10 64.3% +24
June 18-9 66.7% +42
July 16-10 61.5% +44
August 21-9 70% +45
September 14-13 51.9% -6
October 3-0 100% +8

Did the 1972 Cincinnati Reds Win The World Series?

No. While the 1972 Cincinnati Reds did play in the World Series, they lost to the Oakland Athletics.

What was the run differential for the 1972 Cincinnati Reds?

The Cincinnati Reds finished the regular season with a run differential of +150. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Reds could have been expected to have about 93.5 wins, or a 94-60 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Cincinnati Reds perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Cincinnati Reds went 28-21.

How did the 1972 Cincinnati Reds perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Cincinnati Reds went 8-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Cincinnati Reds?

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

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Cincinnati Reds?

The longest losing streak that the Cincinnati Reds had during the 1972 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1972 Cincinnati Reds Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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