1972 New York Yankees

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Season Overview

79-76 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1972 New York Yankees

What was the record of the 1972 New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees finished the regular season with a 79-76 record. They went 46-31 at home and 33-45 on the road.

What division did the 1972 New York Yankees play in?

The 1972 New York Yankees played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1972 New York Yankees?

During the regular season, the 1972 New York Yankees went 44-39 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1972 New York Yankees record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Cleveland Indians 11-7 61.1% +17
Detroit Tigers 9-7 56.2% +1
Boston Red Sox 9-9 50% +5
Milwaukee Brewers 9-9 50% -2
Baltimore Orioles 6-7 46.2% -12

What was the 1972 New York Yankees record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1972 New York Yankees had their best month in July, when they went 19-11 and had a 63.3% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 4-8 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 4-8 33.3% -12
May 13-12 52% +7
June 11-14 44% -2
July 19-11 63.3% +50
August 19-14 57.6% +4
September 13-12 52% -8
October 0-5 0% -9

Did the 1972 New York Yankees make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1972 New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees finished the regular season with a run differential of +30. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Yankees could have been expected to have about 81.4 wins, or a 81-74 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972 New York Yankees perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1972 New York Yankees went 24-25.

How did the 1972 New York Yankees perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1972 New York Yankees went 8-3 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972 New York Yankees?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972 New York Yankees was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972 New York Yankees?

The longest losing streak that the New York Yankees had during the 1972 regular season was 5 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1972 New York Yankees Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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