1972 Minnesota Twins Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 77-77
Finished 3rd in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 807,571, Avg. 11,704
Ballpark: Metropolitan Stadium
Manager: Bill Rigney (36-34)
Manager: Frank Quilici (41-43)
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
1972 Minnesota Twins Statistics
1972 Minnesota Twins Roster

The Minnesota Twins of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 77 wins and 77 losses, finishing third in the AL's West Division.

The Twins plated 537 runs and yielded 535 runs. Harmon Killebrew paced Minnesota with 26 home runs, and Bobby Darwin walloped 20 or more, too. Bobby Darwin drove in 80 runs. Rod Carew topped all regular hitters by hitting .318. Bert Blyleven led the team with 17 wins, while Ray Corbin recorded a 2.62 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Bill Rigney and Frank Quilici coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 537
Regular Season Runs Against: 535

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


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