1972 Minnesota Twins

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77-77 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 Minnesota Twins

What was the record of the 1972 Minnesota Twins?

The Minnesota Twins finished the regular season with a 77-77 record. They went 42-32 at home and 35-45 on the road.

What division did the 1972 Minnesota Twins play in?

The 1972 Minnesota Twins played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1972 Minnesota Twins?

During the regular season, the 1972 Minnesota Twins went 42-40 against their AL West opponents.

What was the 1972 Minnesota Twins record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Texas Rangers 11-7 61.1% +12
California Angels 8-7 53.3% +9
Kansas City Royals 9-9 50% -12
Oakland Athletics 8-9 47.1% -7
Chicago White Sox 6-8 42.9% +7

What was the 1972 Minnesota Twins record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 Minnesota Twins had their best month in April, when they went 8-3 and had a 72.7% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 12-17 and had a 41.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 8-3 72.7% +30
May 15-9 62.5% +16
June 12-17 41.4% -34
July 12-16 42.9% -12
August 14-15 48.3% -3
September 14-15 48.3% -5
October 2-2 50% +10

Did the 1972 Minnesota Twins make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1972 Minnesota Twins?

The Minnesota Twins finished the regular season with a run differential of +2. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Twins could have been expected to have about 77.3 wins, or a 77-77 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 Minnesota Twins perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 Minnesota Twins went 30-30.

How did the 1972 Minnesota Twins perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 Minnesota Twins went 8-11 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 Minnesota Twins?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 Minnesota Twins was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 Minnesota Twins?

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

1972 Minnesota Twins Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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