1972 Los Angeles Dodgers Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 85-70
Finished 2nd in the NL's West Division
Attendance: 1,860,498, Avg. 25,486
Ballpark: Dodger Stadium
Manager: Walter Alston (85-70)
Location: Los Angeles, California
1972 Los Angeles Dodgers Statistics
1972 Los Angeles Dodgers Roster

The Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League ended the 1972 season with a record of 85 wins and 70 losses, finishing second in the NL's West Division.

The Dodgers scored 584 runs and conceded 527 runs. Willie Davis and Frank Robinson led Los Angeles with 19 home runs apiece. Willie Davis drove in 79 runs and topped hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .289 clip. Claude Osteen paced the squad with 20 wins, while Don Sutton added 15 or more wins, too Don Sutton recorded a 2.08 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Walter Alston coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 584
Regular Season Runs Against: 527

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 15, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 16, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Cincinnati Reds 10 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 17, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 0-0 2-1 2-1
April 18, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Atlanta Braves 1 W 0-0 3-1 3-1
April 19, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Atlanta Braves 0 W 0-0 4-1 4-1
April 20, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 at Atlanta Braves 1 W 0-0 5-1 5-1
April 21, 1972 San Diego Padres 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 12 W 1-0 5-1 6-1
April 22, 1972 San Diego Padres 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 2-0 5-1 7-1
April 23, 1972 San Diego Padres 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 2-1 5-1 7-2
April 25, 1972 Montreal Expos 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 6 W 3-1 5-1 8-2
April 26, 1972 Montreal Expos 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 4-1 5-1 9-2
April 27, 1972 Montreal Expos 7 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 L 4-2 5-1 9-3
April 28, 1972 New York Mets 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 4-3 5-1 9-4
April 29, 1972 New York Mets 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 11 W 5-3 5-1 10-4
April 30, 1972 New York Mets 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7 W 6-3 5-1 11-4
May 1, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 6-4 5-1 11-5
May 2, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7 W 7-4 5-1 12-5
May 3, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 7-5 5-1 12-6
May 5, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Montreal Expos 3 L 7-5 5-2 12-7
May 7, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Montreal Expos 1 L 7-5 5-3 12-8
May 8, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Montreal Expos 2 W 7-5 6-3 13-8
May 10, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at New York Mets 4 L 7-5 6-4 13-9
May 11, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at New York Mets 4 W 7-5 7-4 14-9
May 11, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at New York Mets 2 L 7-5 7-5 14-10
May 12, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 7-5 8-5 15-10
May 13, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 7-5 9-5 16-10
May 15, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at San Diego Padres 1 W 7-5 10-5 17-10
May 16, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at San Diego Padres 0 W 7-5 11-5 18-10
May 17, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at San Diego Padres 2 L 7-5 11-6 18-11
May 18, 1972 Houston Astros 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 7-6 11-6 18-12
May 19, 1972 Houston Astros 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 8-6 11-6 19-12
May 20, 1972 Houston Astros 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 9-6 11-6 20-12
May 21, 1972 Houston Astros 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 9-7 11-6 20-13
May 22, 1972 San Francisco Giants 9 at Los Angeles Dodgers 8 L 9-8 11-6 20-14
May 23, 1972 San Francisco Giants 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 8 W 10-8 11-6 21-14
May 24, 1972 San Francisco Giants 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 L 10-9 11-6 21-15
May 26, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Houston Astros 5 L 10-9 11-7 21-16
May 27, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 at Houston Astros 3 W 10-9 12-7 22-16
May 28, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Houston Astros 5 W 10-9 13-7 23-16
May 29, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 10-9 14-7 24-16
May 30, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at San Francisco Giants 3 W 10-9 15-7 25-16
May 31, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at San Francisco Giants 4 W 10-9 16-7 26-16
June 1, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at San Francisco Giants 5 L 10-9 16-8 26-17
June 2, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 8 W 11-9 16-8 27-17
June 3, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 12-9 16-8 28-17
June 4, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 L 12-10 16-8 28-18
June 6, 1972 Chicago Cubs 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 W 13-10 16-8 29-18
June 7, 1972 Chicago Cubs 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 13-11 16-8 29-19
June 8, 1972 Chicago Cubs 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 14-11 16-8 30-19
June 9, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 14-12 16-8 30-20
June 10, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 15-12 16-8 31-20
June 11, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 L 15-13 16-8 31-21
June 12, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 15-13 16-9 31-22
June 13, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 15-13 17-9 32-22
June 16, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 15-13 17-10 32-23
June 17, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 15-13 17-11 32-24
June 18, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 15-13 17-12 32-25
June 19, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 13 L 15-13 17-13 32-26
June 21, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 15-13 18-13 33-26
June 23, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 16-13 18-13 34-26
June 24, 1972 Atlanta Braves 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 L 16-14 18-13 34-27
June 24, 1972 Atlanta Braves 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 16-15 18-13 34-28
June 25, 1972 Atlanta Braves 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 W 17-15 18-13 35-28
June 26, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 L 17-16 18-13 35-29
June 27, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 17-17 18-13 35-30
June 28, 1972 Houston Astros 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 W 18-17 18-13 36-30
June 29, 1972 Houston Astros 8 at Los Angeles Dodgers 6 L 18-18 18-13 36-31
June 30, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at San Francisco Giants 8 L 18-18 18-14 36-32
July 1, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at San Francisco Giants 8 L 18-18 18-15 36-33
July 2, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at San Francisco Giants 9 L 18-18 18-16 36-34
July 4, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Montreal Expos 7 L 18-18 18-17 36-35
July 5, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 at Montreal Expos 3 W 18-18 19-17 37-35
July 6, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 at Montreal Expos 3 W 18-18 20-17 38-35
July 7, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at New York Mets 1 W 18-18 21-17 39-35
July 8, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at New York Mets 4 L 18-18 21-18 39-36
July 9, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at New York Mets 0 W 18-18 22-18 40-36
July 10, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 9 L 18-18 22-19 40-37
July 10, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 W 18-18 23-19 41-37
July 11, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 18-18 23-20 41-38
July 12, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 W 18-18 24-20 42-38
July 14, 1972 Montreal Expos 9 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 18-19 24-20 42-39
July 15, 1972 Montreal Expos 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 L 18-20 24-20 42-40
July 16, 1972 Montreal Expos 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 W 19-20 24-20 43-40
July 18, 1972 New York Mets 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 20-20 24-20 44-40
July 19, 1972 New York Mets 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 W 21-20 24-20 45-40
July 20, 1972 New York Mets 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 21-21 24-20 45-41
July 21, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 22-21 24-20 46-41
July 22, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 W 23-21 24-20 47-41
July 23, 1972 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 L 23-22 24-20 47-42
July 27, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Houston Astros 3 W 23-22 25-20 48-42
July 28, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Houston Astros 5 W 23-22 26-20 49-42
July 29, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Houston Astros 7 L 23-22 26-21 49-43
July 30, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Atlanta Braves 14 L 23-22 26-22 49-44
July 30, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 23-22 26-23 49-45
July 31, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 23-22 26-24 49-46
August 1, 1972 San Francisco Giants 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 23-23 26-24 49-47
August 2, 1972 San Francisco Giants 11 at Los Angeles Dodgers 12 W 24-23 26-24 50-47
August 3, 1972 San Francisco Giants 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 25-23 26-24 51-47
August 4, 1972 San Diego Padres 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 L 25-24 26-24 51-48
August 5, 1972 San Diego Padres 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 26-24 26-24 52-48
August 6, 1972 San Diego Padres 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 6 W 27-24 26-24 53-48
August 8, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 27-24 26-25 53-49
August 9, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 27-24 26-26 53-50
August 10, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 27-24 27-26 54-50
August 11, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at San Diego Padres 1 W 27-24 28-26 55-50
August 12, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at San Diego Padres 2 W 27-24 29-26 56-50
August 13, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at San Diego Padres 3 W 27-24 30-26 57-50
August 15, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 8 W 28-24 30-26 58-50
August 16, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 L 28-25 30-26 58-51
August 17, 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 W 29-25 30-26 59-51
August 18, 1972 Chicago Cubs 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 L 29-26 30-26 59-52
August 19, 1972 Chicago Cubs 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 W 30-26 30-26 60-52
August 20, 1972 Chicago Cubs 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 30-27 30-26 60-53
August 21, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 L 30-28 30-26 60-54
August 22, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 31-28 30-26 61-54
August 23, 1972 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 32-28 30-26 62-54
August 25, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 32-28 30-27 62-55
August 25, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 32-28 31-27 63-55
August 26, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 32-28 32-27 64-55
August 27, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 32-28 33-27 65-55
August 29, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 32-28 33-28 65-56
August 30, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 at Chicago Cubs 9 L 32-28 33-29 65-57
August 31, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 32-28 34-29 66-57
September 1, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 32-28 34-30 66-58
September 1, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 32-28 35-30 67-58
September 2, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 32-28 36-30 68-58
September 3, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 32-28 37-30 69-58
September 4, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 6 W 33-28 37-30 70-58
September 4, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 33-29 37-30 70-59
September 5, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 9 W 34-29 37-30 71-59
September 6, 1972 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 34-30 37-30 71-60
September 7, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 L 34-31 37-30 71-61
September 8, 1972 Atlanta Braves 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 34-32 37-30 71-62
September 9, 1972 Houston Astros 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 W 35-32 37-30 72-62
September 10, 1972 Houston Astros 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 36-32 37-30 73-62
September 11, 1972 Houston Astros 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 36-33 37-30 73-63
September 12, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at San Francisco Giants 3 L 36-33 37-31 73-64
September 13, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at San Francisco Giants 7 L 36-33 37-32 73-65
September 15, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Houston Astros 2 W 36-33 38-32 74-65
September 16, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 10 at Houston Astros 0 W 36-33 39-32 75-65
September 17, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 at Houston Astros 15 L 36-33 39-33 75-66
September 18, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at San Diego Padres 2 W 36-33 40-33 76-66
September 19, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at San Diego Padres 5 L 36-33 40-34 76-67
September 20, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at San Diego Padres 3 W 36-33 41-34 77-67
September 22, 1972 San Francisco Giants 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 37-33 41-34 78-67
September 23, 1972 San Francisco Giants 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7 W 38-33 41-34 79-67
September 24, 1972 San Francisco Giants 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7 W 39-33 41-34 80-67
September 25, 1972 San Diego Padres 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 39-34 41-34 80-68
September 26, 1972 San Diego Padres 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7 W 40-34 41-34 81-68
September 27, 1972 San Diego Padres 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 41-34 41-34 82-68
September 29, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 41-34 41-35 82-69
September 30, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 41-34 42-35 83-69
October 1, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Cincinnati Reds 1 L 41-34 42-36 83-70
October 3, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 41-34 43-36 84-70
October 4, 1972 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Atlanta Braves 1 W 41-34 44-36 85-70