1972 Kansas City Royals

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Season Overview

76-78 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 Kansas City Royals

What was the record of the 1972 Kansas City Royals?

The Kansas City Royals finished the regular season with a 76-78 record. They went 44-33 at home and 32-45 on the road.

What division did the 1972 Kansas City Royals play in?

The 1972 Kansas City Royals played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Kansas City Royals?

During the regular season, the 1972 Kansas City Royals went 39-43 against their AL West opponents.

What was the 1972 Kansas City Royals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Texas Rangers 8-6 57.1% +5
Chicago White Sox 9-8 52.9% -4
Minnesota Twins 9-9 50% +12
California Angels 6-9 40% +6
Oakland Athletics 7-11 38.9% +1

What was the 1972 Kansas City Royals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Kansas City Royals had their best month in June, when they went 18-9 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 7-16 and had a 30.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 6-8 42.9% -2
May 7-16 30.4% +4
June 18-9 66.7% +29
July 15-16 48.4% -1
August 14-14 50% -11
September 15-13 53.6% +17
October 1-2 33.3% -1

Did the 1972 Kansas City Royals make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1972 Kansas City Royals?

The Kansas City Royals finished the regular season with a run differential of +35. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Royals could have been expected to have about 81.4 wins, or a 81-73 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Kansas City Royals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Kansas City Royals went 24-34.

How did the 1972 Kansas City Royals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Kansas City Royals went 5-10 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Kansas City Royals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 Kansas City Royals was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Kansas City Royals?

The longest losing streak that the Kansas City Royals had during the 1972 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1972 Kansas City Royals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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