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1972 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 93-62 .600
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 604-457 + 147
Manager(s): Dick Williams
General Manager: Charlie Finley
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 921,323 14/24
Playoffs: Won World Series (Reds)
Top Draft Pick: Chet Lemon (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Vern Hoscheit
First Base Coach: Jerry Adair
Pitching Coach: Bill Posedel
Third Base Coach: Irv Noren

#1 Draft Picks

Reggie Jackson (#2)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9362.600--
8767.5655.5
7777.50015.5
7678.49416.5
7580.48418.0
54100.35138.5
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1972 Oakland Athletics. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1972 Oakland Athletics Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1OAKvs MINW4-31-0226Yes--431 
    2OAKvs MINL2-31-1369No1.5660
    3OAKvs KCAW3-22-1249Yes0.5981
    4OAKvs KCAW4-04-1113Yes--1697 
    5OAKvs KCAW3-14-1113Yes--1697
    6OAK@ MINL4-84-2114Yes--20173 
    7OAK@ NYAW4-35-2115Yes--24204
    8OAK@ NYAL2-45-3347Yes0.526242
    9OAK@ MILW5-16-3237Yes0.531256 
    10OAK@ MILW2-17-3235Yes0.533267
    11OAK@ MILL1-37-4237Yes134295
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    12OAKvs NYAW3-18-4224Yes1.537307 
    13OAKvs NYAW4-19-4222Yes1.5413110
    14OAKvs NYAW7-510-4222Yes1.5483612
    15OAKvs MILW10-212-4222Yes0.5613823 
    16OAKvs MILW3-012-4222Yes0.5613823
    17OAKvs MILL0-412-5222Yes1.5614219 
    18OAKvs BOSL6-712-6223Yes1.5674918
    19OAKvs BOSL6-912-7233Yes2.5735815 
    20OAKvs BOSW6-513-7223Yes2.5796316 
    21OAK@ CALW2-114-7223Yes1.5816417 
    22OAK@ CALL2-414-8224Yes1.5836815
    23OAK@ CALW4-015-8223Yes1.5876819 
    24OAK@ CALL3-415-9234Yes2907218 
    25OAK@ KCAL1-1615-10347Yes291883 
    26OAK@ KCAW8-516-10346Yes199936 
    27OAK@ KCAW5-217-10234Yes0.5104959
    28OAKvs CALW6-318-10223Yes0.51109812 
    29OAKvs CALW3-219-10223Yes0.511310013 
    30OAKvs CALL5-619-11224Yes1.511810612
    31OAKvs CHAW4-220-11324Yes0.512210814 
    32OAKvs CHAW6-321-11112Yes--12811117 
    33OAKvs CHAW5-422-11112Yes--13311518 
    34OAK@ TEXW4-124-11112Yes--14411727 
    35OAK@ TEXW7-124-11112Yes--14411727
    36OAK@ TEXL2-324-12112Yes--14612026
    37OAK@ TEXW5-125-12112Yes--15112130 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    38OAK@ BALL1-525-13112Yes--15212626 
    39OAK@ BALW4-226-13112Yes--15612828 
    40OAK@ BALW2-028-13112Yes--16012832 
    41OAK@ BALW2-028-13112Yes--16012832
    42OAK@ CLEW3-229-13112Yes--16313033
    43OAK@ CLEW7-230-13112Yes--17013238
    44OAK@ CLEW10-431-13111Yes--18013644 
    45OAK@ DETW10-532-13111Yes--19014149
    46OAK@ DETW5-233-13111Yes--19514352
    47OAK@ DETL2-333-14111Yes--19714651 
    48OAKvs BALL0-133-15111Yes--19714750 
    49OAKvs BALL1-533-16111Yes--19815246 
    50OAKvs BALL1-233-17111Yes--19915445 
    51OAKvs CLEW5-034-17111Yes--20415450 
    52OAKvs CLEW3-235-17111Yes--20715651
    53OAKvs CLEW9-036-17111Yes--21615660 
    54OAKvs DETW7-437-17111Yes--22316063 
    55OAKvs DETW3-238-17111Yes--22616264 
    56OAKvs DETL2-538-18111Yes--22816761 
    57OAKvs CALL1-238-19111Yes--22916960 
    58OAKvs CALL1-338-20111Yes--23017258 
    59OAKvs CALW6-140-20111Yes--24217369 
    60OAKvs CALW6-040-20111Yes--24217369
    61OAK@ TEXW3-041-20111Yes--24517372
    62OAK@ TEXW9-342-20111Yes--25417678
    63OAK@ CHAL4-642-21111Yes--25818276 
    64OAK@ CHAL0-443-22111Yes--26118774 
    65OAK@ CHAW3-143-22111Yes--26118774
    66OAK@ CHAL5-643-23111Yes--26619373 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    67OAK@ CALL3-543-24111Yes--26919871 
    68OAK@ CALW3-144-24111Yes--27219973 
    69OAK@ CALW5-045-24111Yes--27719978 
    70OAKvs NYAW4-246-24111Yes--28120180
    71OAKvs NYAL1-446-25111Yes--28220577 
    72OAKvs NYAL2-646-26111Yes--28421173
    73OAKvs MILL4-946-27111Yes--28822068
    74OAKvs MILW7-047-27111Yes--29522075 
    75OAKvs MILW3-148-27111Yes--29822177
    76OAKvs BOSL2-448-28112Yes--30022575
    77OAKvs BOSL0-448-29112Yes--30022971 
    78OAKvs BOSL6-748-30112Yes--30623670
    79OAK@ NYAW9-350-30111Yes--31623977 
    80OAK@ NYAW1-050-30111Yes--31623977
    81OAK@ NYAW6-251-30111Yes--32224181
    82OAK@ NYAW5-252-30111Yes--32724384
    83OAK@ MILW4-053-31111Yes--33525085 
    84OAK@ MILL4-753-31111Yes--33525085
    85OAK@ MILW9-654-31111Yes--34425688
    86OAK@ BOSL1-254-33113Yes--34826286 
    87OAK@ BOSL3-454-33113Yes--34826286 
    88OAK@ BOSL4-554-34113Yes--35226785 
    89OAK@ BOSW5-355-35113Yes--35727384
    90OAK@ BOSL0-355-35113Yes--35727384 
    91OAK@ BOSW6-356-35113Yes--36327687
    92OAKvs MINW4-357-35113Yes--36727988
    93OAKvs MINL3-457-36113Yes--37028387
    94OAKvs MINW7-258-36112Yes--37728592 
    95OAKvs TEXL1-258-38113Yes--38029189 
    96OAKvs TEXL2-458-38113Yes--38029189
    97OAKvs TEXW2-059-38112Yes--38229191 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    98OAKvs KCAW4-060-38112Yes--38629195 
    99OAKvs KCAW5-061-38112Yes--391291100 
    100OAK@ MINL4-561-39113Yes--39529699
    101OAK@ MINL0-461-40113Yes--39530095 
    102OAK@ MINW6-362-41113Yes--40230894
    103OAK@ MINL1-562-41113Yes--40230894 
    104OAK@ KCAL2-462-42113Yes--40431292 
    105OAK@ KCAL3-462-43113Yes--40731691 
    106OAK@ KCAL2-562-44113Yes--40932188
    107OAKvs CHAW5-363-44113Yes--41432490 
    108OAKvs CHAL0-163-45113Yes--41432589
    109OAKvs CHAL1-363-46224Yes--41532887 
    110OAKvs CHAW3-064-46113Yes--41832890 
    111OAK@ BALW5-265-46113Yes--42333093 
    112OAK@ BALW4-366-46113Yes--42733394
    113OAK@ CLEW8-067-46113Yes--435333102 
    114OAK@ CLEL4-567-47113Yes--439338101
    115OAK@ CLEL1-367-48223Yes--44034199 
    116OAK@ DETW5-168-48113Yes--445342103
    117OAK@ DETW6-369-48113Yes--451345106
    118OAK@ DETL5-769-49224Yes0.5456352104
    119OAKvs BALL3-569-50224Yes1459357102
    120OAKvs BALL1-569-51224Yes1.546036298
    121OAKvs BALW2-170-51224Yes0.546236399
    122OAKvs CLEW5-471-51224Yes0.5467367100
    123OAKvs CLEW1-072-51113Yes--468367101
    124OAKvs CLEW2-073-51113Yes--470367103
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    125OAKvs DETW4-174-51113Yes--474368106
    126OAKvs DETL1-374-52113Yes--475371104
    127OAKvs DETW3-175-52113Yes--478372106 
    128OAKvs CALW10-576-53113Yes--489379110 
    129OAKvs CALL1-276-53113Yes--489379110 
    130OAK@ CHAW9-177-53113Yes--498380118 
    131OAK@ CHAL0-677-54113Yes--498386112 
    132OAK@ TEXW6-378-54113Yes--504389115
    133OAK@ TEXL2-378-55113Yes--506392114
    134OAK@ TEXW7-279-55113Yes--513394119
    135OAK@ MINL1-279-57113Yes--516399117 
    136OAK@ MINL2-379-57113Yes--516399117 
    137OAK@ MINW7-480-57113Yes--523403120 
    138OAK@ MINW8-081-57113Yes--531403128 
    139OAKvs TEXW12-382-57113Yes--543406137 
    140OAKvs TEXW4-083-57113Yes--547406141 
    141OAKvs TEXW4-184-57113Yes--551407144 
    142OAKvs CHAL7-884-58113Yes--558415143 
    143OAKvs CHAW6-385-58113Yes--564418146
    144OAKvs KCAL3-585-59113Yes--567423144 
    145OAKvs KCAW2-186-59113Yes--569424145 
    146OAKvs KCAL2-487-60113Yes--573429144
    147OAKvs KCAW2-187-60113Yes--573429144 
    148OAKvs MINW1-089-60113Yes--576430146 
    149OAKvs MINW2-189-60113Yes--576430146 
    150OAKvs MINW8-790-60113Yes--584437147 
    151OAK@ KCAL2-990-61113Yes--586446140 
    152OAK@ KCAW10-591-61113Yes--596451145
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    153OAK@ KCAW4-292-61113Yes--600453147
    154OAK@ CALL2-392-62113Yes--602456146 
    155OAK@ CALW2-193-62113Yes--604457147


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