1972 Texas Rangers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 54-100
Finished 6th in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 667,287, Avg. 8,897
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Manager: Ted Williams (54-100)
Location: Arlington, Texas
1972 Texas Rangers Statistics
1972 Texas Rangers Roster

The Texas Rangers of the American League ended the 1972 season with a record of 54 wins and 100 losses, finishing sixth in the AL's West Division.

The Rangers scored 461 runs and conceded 628 runs, most in the circuit. Ted Ford led Texas with 14 home runs Dick Billings drove in 58 runs and topped all regular hitters with a .254 average. Rich Hand paced the squad with 10 wins, while Mike Paul earned a 2.17 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Ted Williams coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 461
Regular Season Runs Against: 628

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 15, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at California Angels 1 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 16, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at California Angels 1 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 18, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Chicago White Sox 14 L 0-0 1-2 1-2
April 19, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 0-0 1-3 1-3
April 21, 1972 California Angels 6 at Texas Rangers 7 W 1-0 1-3 2-3
April 22, 1972 California Angels 0 at Texas Rangers 5 W 2-0 1-3 3-3
April 23, 1972 California Angels 2 at Texas Rangers 5 W 3-0 1-3 4-3
April 24, 1972 California Angels 4 at Texas Rangers 6 W 4-0 1-3 5-3
April 25, 1972 Detroit Tigers 4 at Texas Rangers 1 L 4-1 1-3 5-4
April 26, 1972 Detroit Tigers 8 at Texas Rangers 1 L 4-2 1-3 5-5
April 28, 1972 Boston Red Sox 6 at Texas Rangers 9 W 5-2 1-3 6-5
April 29, 1972 Boston Red Sox 6 at Texas Rangers 7 W 6-2 1-3 7-5
April 30, 1972 Boston Red Sox 3 at Texas Rangers 0 L 6-3 1-3 7-6
May 2, 1972 Cleveland Indians 4 at Texas Rangers 2 L 6-4 1-3 7-7
May 3, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Texas Rangers 1 L 6-5 1-3 7-8
May 5, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 6-5 2-3 8-8
May 6, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 6-5 2-4 8-9
May 7, 1972 Texas Rangers 4 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 6-5 2-5 8-10
May 10, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 6-5 2-6 8-11
May 11, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 6-5 3-6 9-11
May 12, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 6-5 4-6 10-11
May 13, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 6-5 4-7 10-12
May 14, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 6-5 4-8 10-13
May 15, 1972 Texas Rangers 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 6-5 4-9 10-14
May 16, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 6-5 4-10 10-15
May 17, 1972 Texas Rangers 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 6-5 5-10 11-15
May 19, 1972 Minnesota Twins 1 at Texas Rangers 2 W 7-5 5-10 12-15
May 20, 1972 Minnesota Twins 1 at Texas Rangers 5 W 8-5 5-10 13-15
May 21, 1972 Minnesota Twins 2 at Texas Rangers 5 W 9-5 5-10 14-15
May 21, 1972 Minnesota Twins 1 at Texas Rangers 3 W 10-5 5-10 15-15
May 22, 1972 Chicago White Sox 7 at Texas Rangers 6 L 10-6 5-10 15-16
May 23, 1972 Chicago White Sox 2 at Texas Rangers 1 L 10-7 5-10 15-17
May 24, 1972 Chicago White Sox 5 at Texas Rangers 1 L 10-8 5-10 15-18
May 25, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 10-8 5-11 15-19
May 26, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 10-8 5-12 15-20
May 27, 1972 Texas Rangers 16 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 10-8 6-12 16-20
May 28, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 10-8 6-13 16-21
May 29, 1972 Oakland Athletics 4 at Texas Rangers 1 L 10-9 6-13 16-22
May 29, 1972 Oakland Athletics 7 at Texas Rangers 1 L 10-10 6-13 16-23
May 30, 1972 Oakland Athletics 2 at Texas Rangers 3 W 11-10 6-13 17-23
May 31, 1972 Oakland Athletics 5 at Texas Rangers 1 L 11-11 6-13 17-24
June 2, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 7 L 11-11 6-14 17-25
June 3, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 11-11 6-15 17-26
June 4, 1972 Texas Rangers 10 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 11-11 7-15 18-26
June 6, 1972 New York Yankees 3 at Texas Rangers 6 W 12-11 7-15 19-26
June 7, 1972 New York Yankees 7 at Texas Rangers 5 L 12-12 7-15 19-27
June 8, 1972 New York Yankees 2 at Texas Rangers 6 W 13-12 7-15 20-27
June 9, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Texas Rangers 2 L 13-13 7-15 20-28
June 10, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Texas Rangers 2 L 13-14 7-15 20-29
June 11, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Texas Rangers 1 L 13-15 7-15 20-30
June 12, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Texas Rangers 7 W 14-15 7-15 21-30
June 13, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Texas Rangers 4 W 15-15 7-15 22-30
June 14, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Texas Rangers 7 W 16-15 7-15 23-30
June 17, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at New York Yankees 2 L 16-15 7-16 23-31
June 17, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 16-15 7-17 23-32
June 19, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Boston Red Sox 12 L 16-15 7-18 23-33
June 20, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 16-15 8-18 24-33
June 21, 1972 Texas Rangers 9 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 16-15 8-19 24-34
June 23, 1972 Chicago White Sox 3 at Texas Rangers 4 W 17-15 8-19 25-34
June 24, 1972 Chicago White Sox 1 at Texas Rangers 6 W 18-15 8-19 26-34
June 25, 1972 Chicago White Sox 10 at Texas Rangers 5 L 18-16 8-19 26-35
June 26, 1972 Oakland Athletics 3 at Texas Rangers 0 L 18-17 8-19 26-36
June 27, 1972 Oakland Athletics 9 at Texas Rangers 3 L 18-18 8-19 26-37
June 29, 1972 California Angels 12 at Texas Rangers 4 L 18-19 8-19 26-38
June 30, 1972 California Angels 3 at Texas Rangers 7 W 19-19 8-19 27-38
July 1, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 19-19 8-20 27-39
July 2, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 8 L 19-19 8-21 27-40
July 2, 1972 Texas Rangers 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 19-19 9-21 28-40
July 3, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 19-19 10-21 29-40
July 4, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 19-19 10-22 29-41
July 6, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 19-19 10-23 29-42
July 6, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 19-19 10-24 29-43
July 7, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 19-19 11-24 30-43
July 8, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 19-19 12-24 31-43
July 8, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 19-19 13-24 32-43
July 9, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 19-19 14-24 33-43
July 10, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 19-19 14-25 33-44
July 11, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 19-19 14-26 33-45
July 12, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 19-19 14-27 33-46
July 13, 1972 Cleveland Indians 0 at Texas Rangers 5 W 20-19 14-27 34-46
July 14, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Texas Rangers 0 L 20-20 14-27 34-47
July 15, 1972 Cleveland Indians 7 at Texas Rangers 0 L 20-21 14-27 34-48
July 16, 1972 Cleveland Indians 2 at Texas Rangers 3 W 21-21 14-27 35-48
July 17, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Texas Rangers 1 L 21-22 14-27 35-49
July 18, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Texas Rangers 1 L 21-23 14-27 35-50
July 19, 1972 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Texas Rangers 3 W 22-23 14-27 36-50
July 20, 1972 Detroit Tigers 5 at Texas Rangers 1 L 22-24 14-27 36-51
July 21, 1972 Detroit Tigers 3 at Texas Rangers 1 L 22-25 14-27 36-52
July 22, 1972 Detroit Tigers 6 at Texas Rangers 2 L 22-26 14-27 36-53
July 23, 1972 Detroit Tigers 1 at Texas Rangers 3 W 23-26 14-27 37-53
July 27, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at California Angels 5 L 23-26 14-28 37-54
July 28, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at California Angels 3 L 23-26 14-29 37-55
July 29, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at California Angels 8 L 23-26 14-30 37-56
July 30, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 23-26 15-30 38-56
July 30, 1972 Texas Rangers 4 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 23-26 16-30 39-56
July 31, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 23-26 16-31 39-57
August 1, 1972 Minnesota Twins 3 at Texas Rangers 0 L 23-27 16-31 39-58
August 2, 1972 Minnesota Twins 1 at Texas Rangers 4 W 24-27 16-31 40-58
August 3, 1972 Minnesota Twins 9 at Texas Rangers 1 L 24-28 16-31 40-59
August 4, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 24-28 16-32 40-60
August 5, 1972 Texas Rangers 11 at Chicago White Sox 5 W 24-28 17-32 41-60
August 6, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at Chicago White Sox 10 L 24-28 17-33 41-61
August 6, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 24-28 17-34 41-62
August 7, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 24-28 17-35 41-63
August 8, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 24-28 17-36 41-64
August 9, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 24-28 18-36 42-64
August 11, 1972 Kansas City Royals 2 at Texas Rangers 0 L 24-29 18-36 42-65
August 12, 1972 Kansas City Royals 0 at Texas Rangers 3 W 25-29 18-36 43-65
August 13, 1972 Kansas City Royals 4 at Texas Rangers 13 W 26-29 18-36 44-65
August 15, 1972 Boston Red Sox 3 at Texas Rangers 0 L 26-30 18-36 44-66
August 16, 1972 Boston Red Sox 8 at Texas Rangers 9 W 27-30 18-36 45-66
August 17, 1972 Boston Red Sox 4 at Texas Rangers 3 L 27-31 18-36 45-67
August 18, 1972 New York Yankees 2 at Texas Rangers 11 W 28-31 18-36 46-67
August 19, 1972 New York Yankees 6 at Texas Rangers 2 L 28-32 18-36 46-68
August 20, 1972 New York Yankees 2 at Texas Rangers 0 L 28-33 18-36 46-69
August 22, 1972 Texas Rangers 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 W 28-33 19-36 47-69
August 24, 1972 Texas Rangers 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 W 28-33 20-36 48-69
August 24, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 28-33 20-37 48-70
August 25, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 28-33 20-38 48-71
August 26, 1972 Texas Rangers 6 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 28-33 20-39 48-72
August 27, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 28-33 20-40 48-73
August 29, 1972 Texas Rangers 7 at New York Yankees 4 W 28-33 21-40 49-73
August 29, 1972 Texas Rangers 6 at New York Yankees 7 L 28-33 21-41 49-74
August 30, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at New York Yankees 3 L 28-33 21-42 49-75
August 31, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at New York Yankees 7 L 28-33 21-43 49-76
September 1, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Texas Rangers 0 L 28-34 21-43 49-77
September 2, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Texas Rangers 2 L 28-35 21-43 49-78
September 3, 1972 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Texas Rangers 4 W 29-35 21-43 50-78
September 4, 1972 Kansas City Royals 4 at Texas Rangers 3 L 29-36 21-43 50-79
September 5, 1972 Kansas City Royals 7 at Texas Rangers 2 L 29-37 21-43 50-80
September 6, 1972 Minnesota Twins 2 at Texas Rangers 0 L 29-38 21-43 50-81
September 7, 1972 Minnesota Twins 4 at Texas Rangers 0 L 29-39 21-43 50-82
September 8, 1972 Oakland Athletics 6 at Texas Rangers 3 L 29-40 21-43 50-83
September 9, 1972 Oakland Athletics 2 at Texas Rangers 3 W 30-40 21-43 51-83
September 10, 1972 Oakland Athletics 7 at Texas Rangers 2 L 30-41 21-43 51-84
September 12, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at California Angels 0 W 30-41 22-43 52-84
September 13, 1972 Texas Rangers 5 at California Angels 6 L 30-41 22-44 52-85
September 14, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at California Angels 4 L 30-41 22-45 52-86
September 15, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Oakland Athletics 12 L 30-41 22-46 52-87
September 16, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 30-41 22-47 52-88
September 17, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 30-41 22-48 52-89
September 19, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 30-41 22-49 52-90
September 20, 1972 Texas Rangers 1 at Minnesota Twins 3 L 30-41 22-50 52-91
September 22, 1972 Texas Rangers 4 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 30-41 22-51 52-92
September 23, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 30-41 22-52 52-93
September 24, 1972 Texas Rangers 4 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 30-41 22-53 52-94
September 25, 1972 California Angels 2 at Texas Rangers 1 L 30-42 22-53 52-95
September 26, 1972 California Angels 2 at Texas Rangers 1 L 30-43 22-53 52-96
September 27, 1972 California Angels 3 at Texas Rangers 1 L 30-44 22-53 52-97
September 29, 1972 Chicago White Sox 5 at Texas Rangers 1 L 30-45 22-53 52-98
September 30, 1972 Chicago White Sox 5 at Texas Rangers 3 L 30-46 22-53 52-99
October 1, 1972 Chicago White Sox 0 at Texas Rangers 1 W 31-46 22-53 53-99
October 3, 1972 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 0 W 31-46 23-53 54-99
October 4, 1972 Texas Rangers 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 31-46 23-54 54-100