1972 Cleveland Indians Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 72-84
Finished 5th in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 759,774, Avg. 11,689
Ballpark: Cleveland Stadium
Manager: Ken Aspromonte (72-84)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1972 Cleveland Indians Statistics
1972 Cleveland Indians Roster

The Cleveland Indians of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 72 wins and 84 losses, finishing fifth in the AL's East Division.

The Indians scored 472 runs and gave up 519 runs. Graig Nettles led Cleveland with 17 home runs and drove in 70 runs. Chris Chambliss paced all regular hitters by hitting .292. Gaylord Perry earned 24 wins on the mound for the team and a team-best 1.92 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Ken Aspromonte coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 472
Regular Season Runs Against: 519

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 15, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 17, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 0 W 0-1 1-0 1-1
April 18, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 0-1 1-1 1-2
April 19, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 0-1 2-1 2-2
April 21, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Cleveland Indians 0 L 0-2 2-1 2-3
April 22, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Cleveland Indians 9 W 1-2 2-1 3-3
April 23, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 2-2 2-1 4-3
April 25, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 2-2 2-2 4-4
April 26, 1972 Cleveland Indians 5 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 2-2 2-3 4-5
April 28, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 2-2 2-4 4-6
April 29, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 2-2 3-4 5-6
April 30, 1972 Cleveland Indians 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 2-2 4-4 6-6
May 2, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Texas Rangers 2 W 2-2 5-4 7-6
May 3, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Texas Rangers 1 W 2-2 6-4 8-6
May 5, 1972 Chicago White Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 2-3 6-4 8-7
May 6, 1972 Chicago White Sox 0 at Cleveland Indians 12 W 3-3 6-4 9-7
May 7, 1972 Chicago White Sox 0 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 4-3 6-4 10-7
May 9, 1972 Kansas City Royals 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 5-3 6-4 11-7
May 10, 1972 Kansas City Royals 2 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 6-3 6-4 12-7
May 12, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 6-4 6-4 12-8
May 13, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 7-4 6-4 13-8
May 14, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 8-4 6-4 14-8
May 16, 1972 New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 8-5 6-4 14-9
May 17, 1972 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 9-5 6-4 15-9
May 19, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 9-5 7-4 16-9
May 20, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 9-5 8-4 17-9
May 21, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 9-5 8-5 17-10
May 23, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 0 W 9-5 9-5 18-10
May 24, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at New York Yankees 4 L 9-5 9-6 18-11
May 25, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at New York Yankees 2 L 9-5 9-7 18-12
May 26, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 9-5 9-8 18-13
May 27, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Baltimore Orioles 4 L 9-5 9-9 18-14
May 28, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 9-5 9-10 18-15
May 29, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 9-5 9-11 18-16
May 31, 1972 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 9-6 9-11 18-17
June 1, 1972 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 10-6 9-11 19-17
June 2, 1972 California Angels 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 10-7 9-11 19-18
June 3, 1972 California Angels 8 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 10-8 9-11 19-19
June 4, 1972 California Angels 4 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 11-8 9-11 20-19
June 5, 1972 Oakland Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 11-9 9-11 20-20
June 6, 1972 Oakland Athletics 7 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 11-10 9-11 20-21
June 7, 1972 Oakland Athletics 10 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 11-11 9-11 20-22
June 9, 1972 Minnesota Twins 1 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 12-11 9-11 21-22
June 10, 1972 Minnesota Twins 1 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 13-11 9-11 22-22
June 11, 1972 Minnesota Twins 5 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 13-12 9-11 22-23
June 13, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at California Angels 3 L 13-12 9-12 22-24
June 14, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at California Angels 4 L 13-12 9-13 22-25
June 15, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at California Angels 0 W 13-12 10-13 23-25
June 16, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 13-12 10-14 23-26
June 17, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 13-12 10-15 23-27
June 18, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Oakland Athletics 9 L 13-12 10-16 23-28
June 20, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 13-12 10-17 23-29
June 20, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Minnesota Twins 3 L 13-12 10-18 23-30
June 21, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 13-12 11-18 24-30
June 23, 1972 New York Yankees 4 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 13-13 11-18 24-31
June 25, 1972 New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 14-13 11-18 25-31
June 25, 1972 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 15-13 11-18 26-31
June 26, 1972 Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 16-13 11-18 27-31
June 27, 1972 Boston Red Sox 8 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 16-14 11-18 27-32
June 28, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 16-14 11-19 27-33
June 28, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 16-14 11-20 27-34
June 29, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 16-14 11-21 27-35
June 30, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at New York Yankees 1 L 16-14 11-22 27-36
July 1, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at New York Yankees 5 L 16-14 11-23 27-37
July 2, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at New York Yankees 6 L 16-14 11-24 27-38
July 2, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 16-14 11-25 27-39
July 4, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 17-14 11-25 28-39
July 6, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 18-14 11-25 29-39
July 6, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 19-14 11-25 30-39
July 7, 1972 Kansas City Royals 6 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 19-15 11-25 30-40
July 8, 1972 Kansas City Royals 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 20-15 11-25 31-40
July 9, 1972 Kansas City Royals 6 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 20-16 11-25 31-41
July 9, 1972 Kansas City Royals 8 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 20-17 11-25 31-42
July 10, 1972 Chicago White Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 21-17 11-25 32-42
July 11, 1972 Chicago White Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 21-18 11-25 32-43
July 12, 1972 Chicago White Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 21-19 11-25 32-44
July 13, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Texas Rangers 5 L 21-19 11-26 32-45
July 14, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Texas Rangers 0 W 21-19 12-26 33-45
July 15, 1972 Cleveland Indians 7 at Texas Rangers 0 W 21-19 13-26 34-45
July 16, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Texas Rangers 3 L 21-19 13-27 34-46
July 18, 1972 Cleveland Indians 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 21-19 13-28 34-47
July 18, 1972 Cleveland Indians 8 at Kansas City Royals 11 L 21-19 13-29 34-48
July 19, 1972 Cleveland Indians 6 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 21-19 14-29 35-48
July 21, 1972 Cleveland Indians 8 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 21-19 15-29 36-48
July 22, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 21-19 15-30 36-49
July 23, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 21-19 15-31 36-50
July 23, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 21-19 15-32 36-51
July 27, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 21-19 16-32 37-51
July 28, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 21-19 17-32 38-51
July 29, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Baltimore Orioles 4 L 21-19 17-33 38-52
July 30, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 22-19 17-33 39-52
July 30, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 23-19 17-33 40-52
July 31, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 24-19 17-33 41-52
July 31, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 25-19 17-33 42-52
August 1, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 26-19 17-33 43-52
August 2, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 27-19 17-33 44-52
August 2, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Cleveland Indians 0 L 27-20 17-33 44-53
August 3, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 28-20 17-33 45-53
August 4, 1972 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 29-20 17-33 46-53
August 5, 1972 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 29-21 17-33 46-54
August 6, 1972 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 30-21 17-33 47-54
August 6, 1972 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 30-22 17-33 47-55
August 7, 1972 Cleveland Indians 6 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 30-22 18-33 48-55
August 8, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 30-22 18-34 48-56
August 9, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 30-22 18-35 48-57
August 11, 1972 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 30-22 19-35 49-57
August 12, 1972 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 30-22 20-35 50-57
August 13, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 30-22 20-36 50-58
August 13, 1972 Cleveland Indians 9 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 30-22 21-36 51-58
August 15, 1972 California Angels 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 31-22 21-36 52-58
August 16, 1972 California Angels 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 31-23 21-36 52-59
August 17, 1972 California Angels 4 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 31-24 21-36 52-60
August 18, 1972 Oakland Athletics 8 at Cleveland Indians 0 L 31-25 21-36 52-61
August 19, 1972 Oakland Athletics 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 32-25 21-36 53-61
August 20, 1972 Oakland Athletics 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 33-25 21-36 54-61
August 21, 1972 Minnesota Twins 3 at Cleveland Indians 10 W 34-25 21-36 55-61
August 22, 1972 Minnesota Twins 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 35-25 21-36 56-61
August 23, 1972 Minnesota Twins 1 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 36-25 21-36 57-61
August 25, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at California Angels 1 W 36-25 22-36 58-61
August 26, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at California Angels 7 L 36-25 22-37 58-62
August 27, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at California Angels 1 L 36-25 22-38 58-63
August 28, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 36-25 22-39 58-64
August 29, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 36-25 22-40 58-65
August 30, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 36-25 22-41 58-66
September 1, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 36-25 22-42 58-67
September 2, 1972 Cleveland Indians 5 at Minnesota Twins 3 W 36-25 23-42 59-67
September 3, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 36-25 24-42 60-67
September 4, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 36-25 24-43 60-68
September 5, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 36-25 24-44 60-69
September 6, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 37-25 24-44 61-69
September 6, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 37-26 24-44 61-70
September 7, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 7 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 37-27 24-44 61-71
September 9, 1972 Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 38-27 24-44 62-71
September 10, 1972 Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 38-28 24-44 62-72
September 10, 1972 Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 0 L 38-29 24-44 62-73
September 11, 1972 Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 39-29 24-44 63-73
September 12, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 39-29 24-45 63-74
September 12, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 39-29 24-46 63-75
September 13, 1972 Cleveland Indians 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 39-29 24-47 63-76
September 14, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 39-29 24-48 63-77
September 15, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 39-29 24-49 63-78
September 16, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 39-29 24-50 63-79
September 17, 1972 Cleveland Indians 9 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 39-29 25-50 64-79
September 19, 1972 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 40-29 25-50 65-79
September 19, 1972 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 41-29 25-50 66-79
September 20, 1972 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 41-30 25-50 66-80
September 22, 1972 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 42-30 25-50 67-80
September 23, 1972 New York Yankees 5 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 42-31 25-50 67-81
September 24, 1972 New York Yankees 5 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 42-32 25-50 67-82
September 24, 1972 New York Yankees 8 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 42-33 25-50 67-83
September 26, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 42-33 26-50 68-83
September 27, 1972 Cleveland Indians 3 at Baltimore Orioles 0 W 42-33 27-50 69-83
October 1, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at New York Yankees 1 W 42-33 28-50 70-83
October 1, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at New York Yankees 3 W 42-33 29-50 71-83
October 3, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 43-33 29-50 72-83
October 3, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 43-34 29-50 72-84


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