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1972 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-70 .551
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 558-514 + 44
Manager(s): Billy Martin
General Manager: Jim Campbell
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 1,892,386 2/24
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Athletics)
Top Draft Pick: Jerry Manuel (#20) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Charlie Silvera
First Base Coach: Dick Tracewski
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Joe Schultz

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Jim Foor (#15)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8670.551--
8570.5480.5
8074.5195.0
7976.5106.5
7284.46214.0
6591.41721.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1972 Detroit Tigers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1972 Detroit Tigers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1DETvs BOSW3-21-0157Yes--321 
    2DET@ BALW5-32-0111Yes--853
    3DET@ BALL2-52-1235Yes0.510100 
    4DET@ BALL0-12-23714Yes1.51011-1 
    5DET@ MILW8-23-2237Yes118135
    6DET@ MILL0-33-34813No118162
    7DET@ TEXW4-14-31410Yes--22175 
    8DET@ TEXW8-15-3138Yes--301812 
    9DETvs CHAW12-06-3126Yes--421824 
    10DETvs CHAW6-17-3126Yes--481929 
    11DETvs CHAL3-67-4128Yes--512526
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    12DETvs KCAL3-67-5138Yes--543123 
    13DETvs KCAW6-18-5137Yes--603228 
    14DETvs TEXL1-28-62510Yes0.5613427
    15DETvs TEXW4-19-6138Yes--653530
    16DETvs TEXW7-410-6137Yes--723933 
    17DET@ CHAW5-211-6135Yes--774136
    18DET@ CHAL0-711-7358Yes0.5774829 
    19DET@ KCAW3-112-7124Yes--804931 
    20DET@ KCAW3-213-8245Yes0.5875928
    21DET@ KCAL4-813-8245Yes0.5875928
    22DETvs BALL2-313-9259Yes1896227 
    23DETvs BALL3-813-10259Yes1927022 
    24DETvs BALW6-114-10258Yes1987127 
    25DETvs BOSW7-215-10257Yes0.51057332 
    26DETvs CLEL1-215-11258Yes1.51067531 
    27DETvs CLEL1-215-12259Yes2.51077730
    28DETvs CLEW5-016-12259Yes1.51127735 
    29DETvs MILL0-316-13259Yes2.51128032 
    30DETvs MILW5-317-13259Yes1.51178334
    31DETvs MILL0-217-14259Yes1.51178532 
    32DET@ NYAW8-218-14259Yes0.51258738
    33DET@ NYAW2-119-14148Yes--1278839
    34DET@ NYAW5-420-14148Yes--1329240 
    35DET@ NYAL1-520-16259Yes0.513510134
    36DET@ NYAL2-420-16259Yes0.513510134
    37DET@ CLEW5-421-16148Yes--14010535 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    38DET@ CLEL0-121-17149Yes--14010634 
    39DETvs MINW5-422-17149Yes--14511035 
    40DETvs MINW5-323-17148Yes--15011337
    41DETvs MINW3-024-17148Yes--15311340 
    42DETvs CALW8-625-18149Yes--16112338
    43DETvs CALL0-425-18149Yes--16112338 
    44DETvs CALL1-525-19149Yes--16212834 
    45DETvs OAKL5-1025-20149Yes--16713829
    46DETvs OAKL2-525-211410Yes--16914326
    47DETvs OAKW3-226-211410Yes--17214527 
    48DET@ MINW2-127-21149Yes--17414628
    49DET@ MINL1-327-22259Yes--17514926 
    50DET@ MINW3-228-22259Yes--17815127 
    51DET@ CALW3-029-222410Yes--18115130 
    52DET@ CALW3-230-22249Yes--18415331
    53DET@ CALW2-031-22138Yes--18615333 
    54DET@ OAKL4-731-23138Yes--19016030 
    55DET@ OAKL2-331-24259Yes--19216329 
    56DET@ OAKW5-232-24138Yes--19716532 
    57DET@ BALL1-333-25138Yes--20016931
    58DET@ BALW2-133-25138Yes--20016931
    59DET@ BALL1-233-26248Yes--20117130 
    60DETvs NYAW4-334-26138Yes--20517431
    61DETvs NYAW5-235-26137Yes--21017634 
    62DET@ BOSL3-535-27137Yes--21318132 
    63DET@ BOSW8-436-27137Yes--22118536
    64DETvs BALL2-336-28137Yes--22318835 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    65DETvs BALW2-037-28137Yes--22518837 
    66DETvs BALL2-737-29137Yes--22719532 
    67DETvs BALL3-1537-30247Yes--23021020 
    68DET@ KCAL0-137-31248Yes123021119 
    69DET@ KCAL2-837-32248Yes223221913 
    70DET@ KCAW7-038-32248Yes223921920 
    71DET@ CHAW6-439-32248Yes124522322
    72DET@ CHAL2-539-33248Yes0.524722819
    73DET@ CHAL4-540-34247Yes--25523520 
    74DET@ CHAW4-240-34247Yes--25523520 
    75DETvs TEXW8-341-34137Yes--26323825
    76DETvs TEXW6-542-34137Yes--26924326 
    77DETvs TEXW3-143-34137Yes--27224428 
    78DETvs KCAW6-444-34137Yes--27824830 
    79DETvs KCAL0-144-35126Yes--27824929
    80DETvs KCAW5-345-35126Yes--28325231
    81DETvs KCAW2-046-35125Yes--28525233 
    82DETvs CHAW3-147-35125Yes--28825335 
    83DETvs CHAW4-348-35124Yes--29225636 
    84DETvs CHAL2-348-36124Yes--29425935
    85DET@ TEXW5-149-36124Yes--29926039 
    86DET@ TEXW3-150-36124Yes--30226141 
    87DET@ TEXW6-251-36124Yes--30826345 
    88DET@ TEXL1-351-37124Yes--30926643
    89DET@ MILW3-253-37124Yes--32027347
    90DET@ MILW8-553-37124Yes--32027347
    91DET@ MILL2-353-38124Yes--32227646 
    92DET@ MILL3-853-39124Yes--32528441 
    93DETvs BOSL3-454-40124Yes--33529045
    94DETvs BOSW7-254-40124Yes--33529045 
    95DETvs BOSW5-255-40124Yes--34029248 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    96DETvs MILL0-955-41124Yes--34030139 
    97DETvs MILL1-1355-42124Yes--34131427
    98DETvs MILL3-655-43134Yes--34432024 
    99DET@ CLEL0-155-44135Yes--34432123 
    100DET@ CLEW4-356-44134Yes--34832424 
    101DET@ CLEL1-257-45135Yes--35533124
    102DET@ CLEW6-557-45135Yes--35533124
    103DET@ NYAL2-457-46135Yes--35733522 
    104DET@ NYAW6-058-47135Yes--36433727 
    105DET@ NYAL1-258-47135Yes--36433727
    106DET@ NYAL0-158-48136Yes--36433826
    107DETvs CLEL1-558-49247Yes0.536534322 
    108DETvs CLEL1-658-50248Yes136634917 
    109DETvs CLEW3-259-51359Yes1.537136011 
    110DETvs CLEL2-959-51359Yes1.537136011 
    111DETvs MINL6-759-522510Yes1.537736710 
    112DETvs MINW12-260-532510Yes0.539537619 
    113DETvs MINL6-760-532510Yes0.539537619 
    114DETvs CALW2-061-53148Yes--39737621 
    115DETvs CALW10-162-53136Yes--40737730
    116DETvs CALW11-963-53136Yes--41838632
    117DETvs OAKL1-563-54136Yes--41939128
    118DETvs OAKL3-663-55137Yes--42239725
    119DETvs OAKW7-564-55136Yes--42940227
    120DET@ MINW5-365-55246Yes--43440529
    121DET@ MINW5-367-55136Yes--44040832 
    122DET@ MINW1-067-55136Yes--44040832 
    123DET@ CALL1-367-56246Yes--44141130 
    124DET@ CALL1-467-57246Yes--44241527 
    125DET@ CALL0-467-58248Yes0.544241923 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    126DET@ OAKL1-467-592410Yes1.544342320
    127DET@ OAKW3-168-592410Yes0.544642422
    128DET@ OAKL1-368-603511Yes0.544742720 
    129DETvs CLEW2-169-60247Yes--44942821 
    130DETvs CLEW4-270-60137Yes--45343023 
    131DET@ BALW4-371-60136Yes--45743324
    132DET@ BALL0-971-61247Yes0.545744215 
    133DET@ BALW2-172-61247Yes0.545944316 
    134DETvs NYAL1-372-62248Yes0.546044614
    135DETvs NYAL0-572-633510Yes24604519 
    136DETvs NYAL2-472-644611No24624557 
    137DETvs BALW3-273-644610No14654578
    138DETvs BALW6-574-64248Yes14714629
    139DET@ MILW2-175-64247Yes147346310 
    140DET@ MILW2-176-64247Yes147546411
    141DET@ MILW6-277-64247Yes--48146615 
    142DET@ CLEL2-377-66358Yes0.548747512
    143DET@ CLEL4-677-66358Yes0.548747512
    144DET@ CLEW4-178-66248Yes149147615 
    145DET@ BOSW10-379-66247Yes--50147922 
    146DET@ BOSL2-379-67248Yes150348221
    147DET@ BOSW7-180-67248Yes--51048327 
    148DET@ BOSL2-780-68249Yes151249022 
    149DETvs NYAW6-581-68249Yes0.551849523 
    150DETvs NYAL2-381-69249Yes1.552049822 
    151DETvs MILW12-582-69248Yes1.553250329
    152DETvs MILW13-483-69247Yes1.554550738
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    153DETvs MILW5-184-69247Yes0.555050842 
    154DETvs BOSW4-185-69136Yes--55450945 
    155DETvs BOSW3-186-69135Yes--55751047
    156DETvs BOSL1-486-70135Yes--55851444 


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