1972 California Angels Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 75-80
Finished 5th in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 736,804, Avg. 9,446
Ballpark: Anaheim Stadium
Manager: Del Rice (75-80)
Location: Anaheim, California
1972 California Angels Statistics
1972 California Angels Roster

The California Angels of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 75 wins and 80 losses, finishing fifth in the AL's West Division.

The Angels scored 454 runs, worst in the league, and surrendered 533 runs. Bob Oliver led California with 19 home runs and drove in 70 runs. Vada Pinson paced all regular batters by hitting .275. Nolan Ryan topped the team with 19 wins, while Clyde Wright, too added 15 or more wins, too Nolan Ryan recorded a 2.28 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Del Rice coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 454
Regular Season Runs Against: 533

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