1972 New York Mets Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 83-73
Finished 3rd in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 2,134,194, Avg. 29,642
Ballpark: Shea Stadium
Manager: Yogi Berra (83-73)
Location: New York, New York
1972 New York Mets Statistics
1972 New York Mets Roster

The New York Mets of the National League ended the 1972 season with a record of 83 wins and 73 losses, finishing third in the NL's East Division.

The Mets plated 528 runs and conceded 578 runs. John Milner paced New York with 17 home runs Cleon Jones drove in 52 runs. Tommie Agee led batters with significant playing time with a .227 average. Tom Seaver topped the squad with 21 wins, while Jon Matlack added 15 or more wins, too Jon Matlack recorded a 2.32 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Yogi Berra coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 528
Regular Season Runs Against: 578

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