1972 Houston Astros

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Season Overview

84-69 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 Houston Astros

What was the record of the 1972 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a 84-69 record. They went 41-36 at home and 43-33 on the road.

What division did the 1972 Houston Astros play in?

The 1972 Houston Astros played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Houston Astros?

During the regular season, the 1972 Houston Astros went 45-36 against their NL West opponents.

What was the 1972 Houston Astros record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
San Diego Padres 12-2 85.7% +36
San Francisco Giants 13-5 72.2% +30
Atlanta Braves 7-7 50% -3
Los Angeles Dodgers 7-11 38.9% -19
Cincinnati Reds 6-11 35.3% -21

What was the 1972 Houston Astros record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Houston Astros had their best month in April, when they went 10-4 and had a 71.4% win percentage. Their worst month was July, when they went 13-16 and had a 44.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-4 71.4% +15
May 14-13 51.9% +7
June 17-11 60.7% +26
July 13-16 44.8% -2
August 18-10 64.3% +39
September 12-12 50% -4
October 0-3 0% -9

Did the 1972 Houston Astros make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1972 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a run differential of +72. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Astros could have been expected to have about 84.0 wins, or a 84-69 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Houston Astros perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Houston Astros went 26-24.

How did the 1972 Houston Astros perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Houston Astros went 7-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Houston Astros?

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

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Houston Astros?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Astros had during the 1972 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1972 Houston Astros Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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