1972 Los Angeles Dodgers

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Season Overview

85-70 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 Los Angeles Dodgers

What was the record of the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The Los Angeles Dodgers finished the regular season with a 85-70 record. They went 41-34 at home and 44-36 on the road.

What division did the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers play in?

The 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers?

During the regular season, the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers went 46-37 against their NL West opponents.

What was the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
San Diego Padres 13-5 72.2% +26
Houston Astros 11-7 61.1% +19
Atlanta Braves 8-7 53.3% +13
San Francisco Giants 9-9 50% -2
Cincinnati Reds 5-9 35.7% -16

What was the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers had their best month in April, when they went 11-4 and had a 73.3% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 10-16 and had a 38.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 11-4 73.3% +41
May 15-12 55.6% +16
June 10-16 38.5% -26
July 13-14 48.1% -15
August 17-11 60.7% +19
September 17-12 58.6% +19
October 2-1 66.7% +3

Did the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The Los Angeles Dodgers finished the regular season with a run differential of +57. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Dodgers could have been expected to have about 84.8 wins, or a 85-70 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers went 28-27.

How did the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers went 9-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Dodgers had during the 1972 regular season was 5 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1972 Los Angeles Dodgers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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