1972 Atlanta Braves Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 70-84
Finished 4th in the NL's West Division
Attendance: 761,542, Avg. 10,879
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Manager: Lum Harris (47-57)
Manager: Eddie Mathews (23-27)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1972 Atlanta Braves Statistics
1972 Atlanta Braves Roster

The Atlanta Braves of the National League ended the 1972 season with a record of 70 wins and 84 losses, finishing fourth in the NL's West Division.

The Braves plated 628 runs and allowed 730 runs, most in the league. Hank Aaron walloped 34 home runs for Atlanta, while Darrell Evans, Earl Williams and Dusty Baker each swatted 20 or more also. Earl Williams drove in 87 runs. Ralph Garr led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .325. Phil Niekro topped the team with 16 wins and a team-best 3.06 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Lum Harris and Eddie Mathews coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 625
Regular Season Runs Against: 727

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 15, 1972 Atlanta Braves 5 at San Diego Padres 6 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 16, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at San Diego Padres 3 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 16, 1972 Atlanta Braves 5 at San Diego Padres 1 W 0-0 1-2 1-2
April 17, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 0-1 1-2 1-3
April 18, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 0-2 1-2 1-4
April 19, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 0-3 1-2 1-5
April 20, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 0-4 1-2 1-6
April 21, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 0-5 1-2 1-7
April 22, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Atlanta Braves 11 W 1-5 1-2 2-7
April 23, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 2-5 1-2 3-7
April 25, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Atlanta Braves 9 W 3-5 1-2 4-7
April 26, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 3-6 1-2 4-8
April 28, 1972 Atlanta Braves 13 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 3-6 2-2 5-8
April 29, 1972 Atlanta Braves 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 3-6 3-2 6-8
April 30, 1972 Atlanta Braves 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 W 3-6 4-2 7-8
May 2, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at Chicago Cubs 12 L 3-6 4-3 7-9
May 3, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at Chicago Cubs 12 L 3-6 4-4 7-10
May 4, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at Chicago Cubs 8 L 3-6 4-5 7-11
May 5, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 3-6 5-5 8-11
May 6, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 3-6 5-6 8-12
May 7, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 3-6 5-7 8-13
May 9, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 3-7 5-7 8-14
May 10, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 4-7 5-7 9-14
May 12, 1972 Chicago Cubs 2 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 4-8 5-7 9-15
May 14, 1972 Chicago Cubs 1 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 5-8 5-7 10-15
May 15, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at Houston Astros 8 L 5-8 5-8 10-16
May 16, 1972 Atlanta Braves 5 at Houston Astros 6 L 5-8 5-9 10-17
May 17, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at Houston Astros 9 L 5-8 5-10 10-18
May 19, 1972 Atlanta Braves 6 at San Francisco Giants 7 L 5-8 5-11 10-19
May 20, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 5-8 6-11 11-19
May 21, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at San Francisco Giants 2 L 5-8 6-12 11-20
May 21, 1972 Atlanta Braves 6 at San Francisco Giants 4 W 5-8 7-12 12-20
May 23, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 5-8 8-12 13-20
May 24, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 5-8 9-12 14-20
May 26, 1972 San Francisco Giants 4 at Atlanta Braves 9 W 6-8 9-12 15-20
May 27, 1972 San Francisco Giants 11 at Atlanta Braves 9 L 6-9 9-12 15-21
May 28, 1972 San Francisco Giants 6 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 7-9 9-12 16-21
May 28, 1972 San Francisco Giants 3 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 7-10 9-12 16-22
May 29, 1972 San Diego Padres 1 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 8-10 9-12 17-22
May 31, 1972 San Diego Padres 4 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 9-10 9-12 18-22
June 2, 1972 Atlanta Braves 6 at New York Mets 1 W 9-10 10-12 19-22
June 3, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at New York Mets 5 L 9-10 10-13 19-23
June 4, 1972 Atlanta Braves 9 at New York Mets 3 W 9-10 11-13 20-23
June 6, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at Montreal Expos 2 W 9-10 12-13 21-23
June 7, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at Montreal Expos 5 L 9-10 12-14 21-24
June 8, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at Montreal Expos 2 W 9-10 13-14 22-24
June 9, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 9-10 13-15 22-25
June 10, 1972 Atlanta Braves 15 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 9-10 14-15 23-25
June 11, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 9-10 14-16 23-26
June 12, 1972 New York Mets 7 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 10-10 14-16 24-26
June 13, 1972 New York Mets 5 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 11-10 14-16 25-26
June 14, 1972 New York Mets 8 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 11-11 14-16 25-27
June 16, 1972 Montreal Expos 0 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 12-11 14-16 26-27
June 16, 1972 Montreal Expos 7 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 12-12 14-16 26-28
June 17, 1972 Montreal Expos 2 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 13-12 14-16 27-28
June 18, 1972 Montreal Expos 2 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 13-13 14-16 27-29
June 21, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 9 at Atlanta Braves 7 L 13-14 14-16 27-30
June 23, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 L 13-14 14-17 27-31
June 24, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 W 13-14 15-17 28-31
June 24, 1972 Atlanta Braves 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 W 13-14 16-17 29-31
June 25, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 L 13-14 16-18 29-32
June 26, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at San Francisco Giants 3 L 13-14 16-19 29-33
June 27, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at San Francisco Giants 3 L 13-14 16-20 29-34
June 28, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at San Diego Padres 4 L 13-14 16-21 29-35
June 28, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at San Diego Padres 2 W 13-14 17-21 30-35
June 29, 1972 Atlanta Braves 6 at San Diego Padres 8 L 13-14 17-22 30-36
June 30, 1972 Atlanta Braves 5 at Houston Astros 2 W 13-14 18-22 31-36
July 1, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at Houston Astros 4 L 13-14 18-23 31-37
July 2, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Houston Astros 5 L 13-14 18-24 31-38
July 3, 1972 Atlanta Braves 13 at Houston Astros 9 W 13-14 19-24 32-38
July 4, 1972 Chicago Cubs 1 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 14-14 19-24 33-38
July 5, 1972 Chicago Cubs 2 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 15-14 19-24 34-38
July 5, 1972 Chicago Cubs 4 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 15-15 19-24 34-39
July 6, 1972 Chicago Cubs 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 16-15 19-24 35-39
July 7, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 17-15 19-24 36-39
July 7, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 17-16 19-24 36-40
July 8, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 17-17 19-24 36-41
July 9, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 17-18 19-24 36-42
July 11, 1972 Atlanta Braves 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 17-18 20-24 37-42
July 12, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 L 17-18 20-25 37-43
July 13, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 17-18 20-26 37-44
July 14, 1972 Atlanta Braves 8 at Chicago Cubs 9 L 17-18 20-27 37-45
July 15, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 17-18 21-27 38-45
July 16, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 17-18 21-28 38-46
July 17, 1972 Atlanta Braves 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 17-18 21-29 38-47
July 18, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 17-18 22-29 39-47
July 19, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 L 17-18 22-30 39-48
July 20, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 18-18 22-30 40-48
July 21, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 18-19 22-30 40-49
July 22, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 19-19 22-30 41-49
July 23, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 20-19 22-30 42-49
July 28, 1972 San Francisco Giants 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 21-19 22-30 43-49
July 29, 1972 San Francisco Giants 5 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 21-20 22-30 43-50
July 30, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Atlanta Braves 14 W 22-20 22-30 44-50
July 30, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 23-20 22-30 45-50
July 31, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 24-20 22-30 46-50
August 1, 1972 San Diego Padres 9 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 24-21 22-30 46-51
August 1, 1972 San Diego Padres 11 at Atlanta Braves 7 L 24-22 22-30 46-52
August 2, 1972 San Diego Padres 5 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 24-23 22-30 46-53
August 3, 1972 San Diego Padres 6 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 24-24 22-30 46-54
August 4, 1972 Atlanta Braves 5 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 24-24 22-31 46-55
August 4, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 24-24 22-32 46-56
August 5, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 24-24 22-33 46-57
August 6, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 24-24 23-33 47-57
August 7, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at Cincinnati Reds 9 L 24-24 23-34 47-58
August 8, 1972 Houston Astros 4 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 25-24 23-34 48-58
August 9, 1972 Houston Astros 0 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 26-24 23-34 49-58
August 10, 1972 Houston Astros 9 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 26-25 23-34 49-59
August 11, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 27-25 23-34 50-59
August 12, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 28-25 23-34 51-59
August 13, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 9 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 28-26 23-34 51-60
August 14, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 12 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 28-27 23-34 51-61
August 15, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at New York Mets 5 L 28-27 23-35 51-62
August 16, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at New York Mets 1 W 28-27 24-35 52-62
August 17, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at New York Mets 2 L 28-27 24-36 52-63
August 18, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at Montreal Expos 4 L 28-27 24-37 52-64
August 19, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at Montreal Expos 6 L 28-27 24-38 52-65
August 20, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at Montreal Expos 1 L 28-27 24-39 52-66
August 21, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 28-27 25-39 53-66
August 22, 1972 Atlanta Braves 11 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 W 28-27 26-39 54-66
August 23, 1972 Atlanta Braves 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 W 28-27 27-39 55-66
August 25, 1972 New York Mets 1 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 29-27 27-39 56-66
August 26, 1972 New York Mets 6 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 30-27 27-39 57-66
August 27, 1972 New York Mets 13 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 30-28 27-39 57-67
August 29, 1972 Montreal Expos 4 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 30-29 27-39 57-68
August 30, 1972 Montreal Expos 3 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 30-30 27-39 57-69
September 1, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Atlanta Braves 11 W 31-30 27-39 58-69
September 1, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 11 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 31-31 27-39 58-70
September 2, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 7 at Atlanta Braves 10 W 32-31 27-39 59-70
September 2, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 32-32 27-39 59-71
September 3, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 8 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 32-33 27-39 59-72
September 4, 1972 Atlanta Braves 6 at Houston Astros 5 W 32-33 28-39 60-72
September 5, 1972 Atlanta Braves 5 at Houston Astros 3 W 32-33 29-39 61-72
September 7, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 32-33 30-39 62-72
September 8, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 32-33 31-39 63-72
September 10, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at San Diego Padres 1 L 32-33 31-40 63-73
September 10, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at San Diego Padres 1 W 32-33 32-40 64-73
September 12, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 32-34 32-40 64-74
September 13, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 32-35 32-40 64-75
September 16, 1972 San Francisco Giants 2 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 33-35 32-40 65-75
September 16, 1972 San Francisco Giants 8 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 33-36 32-40 65-76
September 17, 1972 San Francisco Giants 4 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 34-36 32-40 66-76
September 19, 1972 Houston Astros 5 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 34-37 32-40 66-77
September 20, 1972 Houston Astros 6 at Atlanta Braves 13 W 35-37 32-40 67-77
September 22, 1972 San Diego Padres 0 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 36-37 32-40 68-77
September 23, 1972 San Diego Padres 4 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 36-38 32-40 68-78
September 24, 1972 San Diego Padres 2 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 36-39 32-40 68-79
September 26, 1972 Atlanta Braves 10 at Cincinnati Reds 9 W 36-39 33-40 69-79
September 27, 1972 Atlanta Braves 8 at Cincinnati Reds 5 W 36-39 34-40 70-79
September 29, 1972 Atlanta Braves 3 at San Francisco Giants 14 L 36-39 34-41 70-80
September 30, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at San Francisco Giants 3 L 36-39 34-42 70-81
October 1, 1972 Atlanta Braves 2 at San Francisco Giants 6 L 36-39 34-43 70-82
October 3, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 36-40 34-43 70-83
October 4, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 36-41 34-43 70-84


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