1972 New York Yankees Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 79-76
Finished 4th in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 967,715, Avg. 15,608
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Manager: Ralph Houk (79-76)
Location: New York, New York
1972 New York Yankees Statistics
1972 New York Yankees Roster

The New York Yankees of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 79 wins and 76 losses, finishing fourth in the AL's East Division.

The Yankees plated 557 runs and conceded 527 runs. Bobby Murcer walloped 33 home runs for New York and drove in 96 runs, while leading all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .292. Fritz Peterson topped the team with 17 wins, plus Steve Kline added 15 or more wins, too Steve Kline recorded a 2.40 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Ralph Houk coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 557
Regular Season Runs Against: 527

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