1972 Baltimore Orioles Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 80-74
Finished 3rd in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 924,245, Avg. 13,204
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Manager: Earl Weaver (80-74)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
1972 Baltimore Orioles Statistics
1972 Baltimore Orioles Roster

The Baltimore Orioles of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 80 wins and 74 losses, finishing third in the AL's East Division.

The Orioles allowed 430 runs, least in the league. Baltimore tallied 519 runs. Boog Powell paced the squad with 21 home runs and drove in 81 runs. Bobby Grich led all regular hitters by hitting .278. Jim Palmer topped the squad with 21 wins, while Mike Cuellar and Pat Dobson also added 15 or more victories also Jim Palmer recorded a 2.07 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Earl Weaver coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 519
Regular Season Runs Against: 428

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 16, 1972 New York Yankees 1 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 17, 1972 New York Yankees 0 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
April 18, 1972 Detroit Tigers 5 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 2-1 0-0 2-1
April 19, 1972 Detroit Tigers 2 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 3-1 0-0 3-1
April 20, 1972 Detroit Tigers 0 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 4-1 0-0 4-1
April 21, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 4-1 1-0 5-1
April 22, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 4-1 1-1 5-2
April 23, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 4-1 1-2 5-3
April 25, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 4-1 1-3 5-4
April 26, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 4-1 1-4 5-5
April 28, 1972 California Angels 2 at Baltimore Orioles 12 W 5-1 1-4 6-5
April 29, 1972 California Angels 1 at Baltimore Orioles 6 W 6-1 1-4 7-5
April 30, 1972 California Angels 4 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 6-2 1-4 7-6
May 2, 1972 Chicago White Sox 0 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 7-2 1-4 8-6
May 5, 1972 Kansas City Royals 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 8-2 1-4 9-6
May 6, 1972 Kansas City Royals 9 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 8-3 1-4 9-7
May 7, 1972 Kansas City Royals 4 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 9-3 1-4 10-7
May 10, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 10-3 1-4 11-7
May 11, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 10-4 1-4 11-8
May 12, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 10-4 1-5 11-9
May 13, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Chicago White Sox 9 L 10-4 1-6 11-10
May 14, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 10-4 1-7 11-11
May 15, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 10-4 2-7 12-11
May 16, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 10-4 3-7 13-11
May 17, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 10-4 3-8 13-12
May 19, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 10-4 3-9 13-13
May 20, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 10-4 4-9 14-13
May 21, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 10-4 5-9 15-13
May 23, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 10-4 5-10 15-14
May 24, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 10-4 6-10 16-14
May 25, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 10-4 6-11 16-15
May 26, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 11-4 6-11 17-15
May 27, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 12-4 6-11 18-15
May 28, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 13-4 6-11 19-15
May 29, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Baltimore Orioles 6 W 14-4 6-11 20-15
May 30, 1972 Boston Red Sox 6 at Baltimore Orioles 0 L 14-5 6-11 20-16
June 1, 1972 Boston Red Sox 7 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 14-6 6-11 20-17
June 2, 1972 Oakland Athletics 1 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 15-6 6-11 21-17
June 3, 1972 Oakland Athletics 4 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 15-7 6-11 21-18
June 4, 1972 Oakland Athletics 2 at Baltimore Orioles 0 L 15-8 6-11 21-19
June 5, 1972 Minnesota Twins 3 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 15-9 6-11 21-20
June 6, 1972 Minnesota Twins 5 at Baltimore Orioles 4 L 15-10 6-11 21-21
June 7, 1972 Minnesota Twins 2 at Baltimore Orioles 11 W 16-10 6-11 22-21
June 9, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Texas Rangers 2 W 16-10 7-11 23-21
June 10, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Texas Rangers 2 W 16-10 8-11 24-21
June 11, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Texas Rangers 1 W 16-10 9-11 25-21
June 12, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Oakland Athletics 0 W 16-10 10-11 26-21
June 13, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 16-10 11-11 27-21
June 14, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 16-10 12-11 28-21
June 16, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Minnesota Twins 0 W 16-10 13-11 29-21
June 17, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 16-10 14-11 30-21
June 18, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Minnesota Twins 4 L 16-10 14-12 30-22
June 19, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at California Angels 4 L 16-10 14-13 30-23
June 20, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 4 at California Angels 1 W 16-10 15-13 31-23
June 21, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at California Angels 6 L 16-10 15-14 31-24
June 24, 1972 Detroit Tigers 1 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 17-10 15-14 32-24
June 24, 1972 Detroit Tigers 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 17-11 15-14 32-25
June 25, 1972 Detroit Tigers 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 18-11 15-14 33-25
June 26, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 0 L 18-12 15-14 33-26
June 27, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Baltimore Orioles 4 L 18-13 15-14 33-27
June 28, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 4 at New York Yankees 0 W 18-13 16-14 34-27
June 29, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at New York Yankees 4 L 18-13 16-15 34-28
June 30, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 18-13 17-15 35-28
July 1, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 18-13 17-16 35-29
July 2, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 18-13 18-16 36-29
July 3, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 15 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 18-13 19-16 37-29
July 4, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 18-13 20-16 38-29
July 5, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Chicago White Sox 0 W 18-13 21-16 39-29
July 6, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 18-13 22-16 40-29
July 7, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Baltimore Orioles 4 L 18-14 22-16 40-30
July 8, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 18-15 22-16 40-31
July 8, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 18-16 22-16 40-32
July 9, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 18-17 22-16 40-33
July 10, 1972 Kansas City Royals 3 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 18-18 22-16 40-34
July 11, 1972 Kansas City Royals 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 19-18 22-16 41-34
July 12, 1972 Kansas City Royals 11 at Baltimore Orioles 4 L 19-19 22-16 41-35
July 14, 1972 Chicago White Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 7 W 20-19 22-16 42-35
July 14, 1972 Chicago White Sox 0 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 21-19 22-16 43-35
July 15, 1972 Chicago White Sox 3 at Baltimore Orioles 6 W 22-19 22-16 44-35
July 16, 1972 Chicago White Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 6 W 23-19 22-16 45-35
July 17, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Texas Rangers 1 W 23-19 23-16 46-35
July 18, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Texas Rangers 1 W 23-19 24-16 47-35
July 19, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Texas Rangers 3 L 23-19 24-17 47-36
July 20, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 23-19 25-17 48-36
July 21, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 23-19 26-17 49-36
July 22, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Kansas City Royals 8 L 23-19 26-18 49-37
July 23, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 23-19 27-18 50-37
July 27, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 23-20 27-18 50-38
July 28, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 23-21 27-18 50-39
July 29, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 24-21 27-18 51-39
July 30, 1972 New York Yankees 0 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 25-21 27-18 52-39
July 31, 1972 New York Yankees 5 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 25-22 27-18 52-40
July 31, 1972 New York Yankees 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 25-23 27-18 52-41
August 1, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 25-23 27-19 52-42
August 2, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 25-23 27-20 52-43
August 2, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 25-23 28-20 53-43
August 3, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 25-23 28-21 53-44
August 4, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 25-23 28-22 53-45
August 5, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 25-23 28-23 53-46
August 6, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 11 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 25-23 29-23 54-46
August 7, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 25-23 30-23 55-46
August 8, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 25-23 31-23 56-46
August 9, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 10 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 25-23 32-23 57-46
August 10, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 L 25-23 32-24 57-47
August 11, 1972 Boston Red Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 26-23 32-24 58-47
August 12, 1972 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 27-23 32-24 59-47
August 12, 1972 Boston Red Sox 5 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 27-24 32-24 59-48
August 13, 1972 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 8 W 28-24 32-24 60-48
August 14, 1972 Oakland Athletics 5 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 28-25 32-24 60-49
August 16, 1972 Oakland Athletics 4 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 28-26 32-24 60-50
August 17, 1972 Chicago White Sox 6 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 28-27 32-24 60-51
August 18, 1972 Minnesota Twins 3 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 28-28 32-24 60-52
August 19, 1972 Minnesota Twins 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 29-28 32-24 61-52
August 20, 1972 Minnesota Twins 4 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 29-29 32-24 61-53
August 21, 1972 California Angels 1 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 30-29 32-24 62-53
August 22, 1972 California Angels 2 at Baltimore Orioles 0 L 30-30 32-24 62-54
August 23, 1972 California Angels 1 at Baltimore Orioles 7 W 31-30 32-24 63-54
August 25, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 31-30 33-24 64-54
August 26, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 31-30 34-24 65-54
August 27, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 31-30 34-25 65-55
August 28, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Minnesota Twins 0 W 31-30 35-25 66-55
August 29, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 9 at Minnesota Twins 4 W 31-30 36-25 67-55
August 30, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 31-30 36-26 67-56
September 1, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at California Angels 2 W 31-30 37-26 68-56
September 2, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at California Angels 2 L 31-30 37-27 68-57
September 3, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at California Angels 1 L 31-30 37-28 68-58
September 4, 1972 New York Yankees 3 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 32-30 37-28 69-58
September 4, 1972 New York Yankees 5 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 32-31 37-28 69-59
September 5, 1972 New York Yankees 7 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 32-32 37-28 69-60
September 6, 1972 Detroit Tigers 4 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 32-33 37-28 69-61
September 7, 1972 Detroit Tigers 0 at Baltimore Orioles 9 W 33-33 37-28 70-61
September 8, 1972 Detroit Tigers 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 33-34 37-28 70-62
September 9, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 34-34 37-28 71-62
September 9, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Baltimore Orioles 8 W 35-34 37-28 72-62
September 10, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 36-34 37-28 73-62
September 11, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 37-34 37-28 74-62
September 12, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 37-34 37-29 74-63
September 13, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 37-34 37-30 74-64
September 15, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at New York Yankees 1 W 37-34 38-30 75-64
September 16, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 7 at New York Yankees 3 W 37-34 39-30 76-64
September 17, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at New York Yankees 2 L 37-34 39-31 76-65
September 18, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 37-34 40-31 77-65
September 20, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 37-34 40-32 77-66
September 20, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 37-34 40-33 77-67
September 23, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 L 37-34 40-34 77-68
September 24, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 W 37-34 41-34 78-68
September 26, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 37-35 41-34 78-69
September 27, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Baltimore Orioles 0 L 37-36 41-34 78-70
September 29, 1972 Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 37-37 41-34 78-71
September 30, 1972 Boston Red Sox 3 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 37-38 41-34 78-72
October 1, 1972 Boston Red Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 38-38 41-34 79-72
October 3, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 38-38 41-35 79-73
October 3, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 38-38 42-35 80-73