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1972 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  80-74   .519
Result:   3rd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Earl Weaver
General Manager:   Frank Cashen
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  899,950
Playoffs:  -

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Don Buford (35)
Youngest Player:  Rich Coggins (21)
Longest Tenure:  Brooks Robinson (18)
Top Hitter:  Boog Powell (21)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Palmer (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Ken Thomas (#24)

Roster Continuity:  80.73%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Detroit8670.551--
Boston8570.5480.5
Baltimore8074.5195.0
NY Yankees7976.5106.5
Cleveland7284.46214.0
Milwaukee6591.41721.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBAL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-04-16vs NYA1W  3-11-0113,153 Pat DobsonMel StottlemyrePat DobsonMel StottlemyreDoyle Alexander312
1972-04-17vs NYA2W  4-02-014,693 Dave McNallyFritz PetersonDave McNallyFritz Peterson 716
1972-04-18vs DET3L  3-52-127,022 Jim PalmerJoe ColemanJoe ColemanJim PalmerFred Scherman1064
1972-04-19vs DET4W  5-23-115,979 Mike CuellarMickey LolichDoyle AlexanderMickey Lolich 1587
1972-04-20vs DET5W  1-04-115,223 Pat DobsonTom TimmermannPat DobsonTom Timmermann 1688
1972-04-21@ CLE6W  6-05-114,424Dave McNallyMilt WilcoxDave McNallyMilt Wilcox 22814
1972-04-22@ CLE7L  2-95-212,683Jim PalmerDick TidrowDick TidrowJim PalmerEd Farmer24177
1972-04-23@ CLE8L  1-25-3120,513Mike CuellarGaylord PerryGaylord PerryMike Cuellar 25196
1972-04-25@ KCA9L  0-35-428,640Pat DobsonDick DragoDick DragoPat Dobson 25223
1972-04-26@ KCA10L  3-55-526,864Dave McNallyBruce Dal CantonBruce Dal CantonDave McNally 28271
1972-04-28vs CAL11W  12-26-527,769 Jim PalmerNolan RyanJim PalmerNolan Ryan 402911
1972-04-29vs CAL12W  6-17-5217,620 Mike CuellarAndy MessersmithMike CuellarAndy Messersmith 463016
1972-04-30vs CAL13L  3-47-628,600 Pat DobsonRickey ClarkRickey ClarkPat DobsonLloyd Allen493415
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBAL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-05-02vs CHA14W  3-08-626,055 Dave McNallyStan BahnsenDave McNallyStan Bahnsen 523418
1972-05-05vs KCA15W  3-29-615,839 Jim PalmerMike HedlundJim PalmerTom BurgmeierEddie Watt553619
1972-05-06vs KCA16L  1-99-728,903 Mike CuellarDick DragoDick DragoMike Cuellar 564511
1972-05-07vs KCA17W  5-410-7212,149 Pat DobsonBruce Dal CantonPat DobsonBruce Dal CantonEddie Watt614912
1972-05-10vs TEX18W  1-011-726,617 Dave McNallyPete BrobergDave McNallyPete Broberg 624913
1972-05-11vs TEX19L  1-311-836,040 Jim PalmerBill GogolewskiBill GogolewskiJim PalmerCasey Cox635211
1972-05-12@ CHA20L  3-411-9334,886Mike CuellarWilbur WoodWilbur WoodMike CuellarSteve Kealey665610
1972-05-13@ CHA21L  3-911-10320,697Pat DobsonStan BahnsenStan BahnsenPat DobsonSteve Kealey69654
1972-05-14@ CHA22L  1-411-1138,863Dave McNallyTom BradleyTom BradleyDave McNally 70691
1972-05-15@ DET23W  3-212-11329,092Jim PalmerLes CainJim PalmerLes Cain 73712
1972-05-16@ DET24W  8-313-11321,493Mike CuellarTom TimmermannDoyle AlexanderTom Timmermann 81747
1972-05-17@ DET25L  1-613-12327,384Pat DobsonMickey LolichMickey LolichPat Dobson 82802
1972-05-19@ MIL26L  2-413-13310,073Dave McNallyBill ParsonsBill ParsonsDave McNallyKen Sanders84840
1972-05-20@ MIL27W  6-014-1338,362Jim PalmerSkip LockwoodJim PalmerSkip LockwoodGrant Jackson90846
1972-05-21@ MIL28W  5-015-13321,897Pat DobsonKen BrettPat DobsonKen Brett 958411
1972-05-23@ BOS29L  5-615-14314,552Dave McNallySonny SiebertBill LeeDoyle Alexander 1009010
1972-05-24@ BOS30W  4-116-14314,384Jim PalmerLew KrausseDoyle AlexanderLew Krausse 1049113
1972-05-25@ BOS31L  1-216-15312,291Pat DobsonMarty PattinMarty PattinPat Dobson 1059312
1972-05-26vs CLE32W  2-017-1539,253 Mike CuellarMilt WilcoxMike CuellarMilt Wilcox 1079314
1972-05-27vs CLE33W  4-218-15339,714 Dave McNallyGaylord PerryDave McNallyGaylord Perry 1119516
1972-05-28vs CLE34W  5-119-15214,192 Jim PalmerVince ColbertJim PalmerVince Colbert 1169620
1972-05-29vs CLE35W  6-120-15110,467 Pat DobsonDick TidrowPat DobsonDick Tidrow 1229725
1972-05-30vs BOS36L  0-620-1617,216 Mike CuellarRay CulpRay CulpMike Cuellar 12210319
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBAL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-06-01vs BOS37L  1-720-1726,691 Dave McNallySonny SiebertSonny SiebertDave McNally 12311013
1972-06-02vs OAK38W  5-121-17232,278 Jim PalmerVida BlueJim PalmerVida Blue 12811117
1972-06-03vs OAK39L  2-421-1828,498 Pat DobsonKen HoltzmanKen HoltzmanPat Dobson 13011515
1972-06-04vs OAK40L  0-221-2030 Mike CuellarCatfish HunterCatfish HunterMike Cuellar 13011713
1972-06-04vs OAK41L  0-221-20322,381 Doyle AlexanderDave HamiltonDave HamiltonDoyle AlexanderDarold Knowles13011911
1972-06-05vs MIN42L  2-321-2125,235 Dave McNallyDick WoodsonDick WoodsonDave McNallyWayne Granger13212210
1972-06-06vs MIN43L  4-521-2226,203 Jim PalmerJim KaatRay CorbinMickey Scott 1361279
1972-06-07vs MIN44W  11-222-22210,141 Pat DobsonJim PerryPat DobsonJim Perry 14712918
1972-06-09@ TEX45W  7-223-22212,471Mike CuellarRich HandMike CuellarRich Hand 15413123
1972-06-10@ TEX46W  5-224-22216,898Dave McNallyBill GogolewskiDave McNallyBill Gogolewski 15913326
1972-06-11@ TEX47W  3-125-22220,078Jim PalmerDick BosmanJim PalmerHoracio Pina 16213428
1972-06-12@ OAK48W  1-026-22250,182Pat DobsonVida BluePat DobsonVida Blue 16313429
1972-06-13@ OAK49W  5-127-2216,894Mike CuellarBlue Moon OdomMike CuellarBlue Moon Odom 16813533
1972-06-14@ OAK50W  2-128-2216,296Dave McNallyCatfish HunterDave McNallyCatfish Hunter 17013634
1972-06-16@ MIN51W  3-029-22116,297Jim PalmerJim KaatJim PalmerJim KaatGrant Jackson17313637
1972-06-17@ MIN52W  4-130-22117,272Pat DobsonBert BlylevenPat DobsonBert Blyleven 17713740
1972-06-18@ MIN53L  3-430-23219,435Mike CuellarJim PerryJim PerryMike CuellarWayne Granger18014139
1972-06-19@ CAL54L  3-430-2426,872Dave McNallyClyde WrightClyde WrightDave McNally 18314538
1972-06-20@ CAL55W  4-131-2418,006Jim PalmerRickey ClarkJim PalmerRickey Clark 18714641
1972-06-21@ CAL56L  3-631-2528,113Pat DobsonRudy MayEddie FisherDoyle Alexander 19015238
1972-06-24vs DET57W  3-132-2620 Dave McNallyMickey LolichDave McNallyMickey LolichRoric Harrison19315340
1972-06-24vs DET58L  1-232-26228,190 Mike CuellarJoe ColemanJoe ColemanDoyle AlexanderChuck Seelbach19415539
1972-06-25vs DET59W  2-133-26120,759 Jim PalmerTom TimmermannJim PalmerTom Timmermann 19615640
1972-06-26vs MIL60L  0-333-2726,563 Pat DobsonSkip LockwoodSkip LockwoodPat DobsonKen Sanders19615937
1972-06-27vs MIL61L  4-633-2829,281 Doyle AlexanderKen BrettKen BrettRoric HarrisonKen Sanders20016535
1972-06-28@ NYA62W  4-034-28215,655Mike CuellarFritz PetersonMike CuellarFritz Peterson 20416539
1972-06-29@ NYA63L  3-434-2928,438Jim PalmerMel StottlemyreMel StottlemyreJim PalmerSparky Lyle20716938
1972-06-30@ DET64W  3-235-29248,662Pat DobsonBill SlaybackPat DobsonBill Slayback 21017139
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBAL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-07-01@ DET65L  0-235-30233,203Dave McNallyMickey LolichMickey LolichDave McNally 21017337
1972-07-02@ DET66W  7-236-30237,635Mike CuellarJoe ColemanMike CuellarJoe Coleman 21717542
1972-07-03@ DET67W  15-337-30150,835Jim PalmerTom TimmermannJim PalmerTom Timmermann 23217854
1972-07-04@ CHA68W  2-138-30126,105Pat DobsonStan BahnsenPat DobsonStan Bahnsen 23417955
1972-07-05@ CHA69W  1-039-30115,584Dave McNallyWilbur WoodDave McNallyWilbur Wood 23517956
1972-07-06@ CHA70W  2-140-30114,190Mike CuellarTom BradleyMike CuellarTom Bradley 23718057
1972-07-07vs TEX71L  4-540-31143,851 Jim PalmerDick BosmanJim PantherRoric Harrison 24118556
1972-07-08vs TEX72L  1-240-3310 Pat DobsonRich HandRich HandPat Dobson 24218755
1972-07-08vs TEX73L  1-340-33124,518 Doyle AlexanderCasey CoxCasey CoxDoyle AlexanderPaul Lindblad24319053
1972-07-09vs TEX74L  2-340-34115,011 Dave McNallyMike PaulJim ShellenbackEddie Watt 24519352
1972-07-10vs KCA75L  2-340-3527,772 Mike CuellarBruce Dal CantonKen WrightMike Cuellar 24719651
1972-07-11vs KCA76W  2-141-35212,853 Jim PalmerDick DragoJim PalmerDick Drago 24919752
1972-07-12vs KCA77L  4-1141-3628,335 Pat DobsonRoger NelsonTed AbernathyGrant JacksonAl Fitzmorris25320845
1972-07-14vs CHA78W  7-443-3620 Dave McNallyTom BradleyDave McNallyTom BradleyRoric Harrison26021248
1972-07-14vs CHA79W  3-043-36216,686 Doyle AlexanderDave LemondsDoyle AlexanderDave Lemonds 26321251
1972-07-15vs CHA80W  6-344-36231,482 Mike CuellarStan BahnsenMike CuellarStan Bahnsen 26921554
1972-07-16vs CHA81W  6-145-36215,734 Jim PalmerWilbur WoodJim PalmerWilbur Wood 27521659
1972-07-17@ TEX82W  3-146-3628,471Pat DobsonJim PantherPat DobsonJim PantherRoric Harrison27821761
1972-07-18@ TEX83W  2-147-3628,232Dave McNallyRich HandDoyle AlexanderCasey Cox 28021862
1972-07-19@ TEX84L  2-347-3728,238Mike CuellarMike PaulJim PantherMike CuellarHoracio Pina28222161
1972-07-20@ KCA85W  8-548-37211,075Jim PalmerRoger NelsonEddie WattKen WrightRoric Harrison29022664
1972-07-21@ KCA86W  7-649-37212,383Pat DobsonBruce Dal CantonPat DobsonBruce Dal CantonGrant Jackson29723265
1972-07-22@ KCA87L  5-849-38216,485Dave McNallyPaul SplittorffNorm AngeliniRoric HarrisonKen Wright30224062
1972-07-23@ KCA88W  8-450-38228,563Mike CuellarDick DragoMike CuellarDick DragoGrant Jackson31024466
1972-07-27vs CLE89L  3-450-39210,033 Pat DobsonDick TidrowPhil HenniganPat DobsonSteve Mingori31324865
1972-07-28vs CLE90L  1-450-40212,372 Dave McNallyGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDave McNally 31425262
1972-07-29vs CLE91W  4-351-4028,466 Jim PalmerSteve DunningGrant JacksonSteve Mingori 31825563
1972-07-30vs NYA92W  5-052-40215,117 Mike CuellarRon KlimkowskiMike CuellarRon Klimkowski 32325568
1972-07-31vs NYA93L  2-552-4220 Pat DobsonFritz PetersonFritz PetersonPat DobsonSparky Lyle32526065
1972-07-31vs NYA94L  1-252-42221,966 Doyle AlexanderRob GardnerRob GardnerDoyle AlexanderSparky Lyle32626264
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBAL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-08-01@ CLE95L  0-252-43230,543Dave McNallyGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDave McNally 32626462
1972-08-02@ CLE96W  7-053-4420Jim PalmerSteve DunningJim PalmerSteve Dunning 33326469
1972-08-02@ CLE97L  3-653-44214,148Roric HarrisonMilt WilcoxMike KilkennyRoric Harrison 33627066
1972-08-03@ CLE98L  3-453-45212,449Mike CuellarTom HilgendorfTom HilgendorfMike CuellarPhil Hennigan33927465
1972-08-04@ BOS99L  0-253-46231,852Pat DobsonMarty PattinMarty PattinPat Dobson 33927663
1972-08-05@ BOS100L  3-653-47225,735Dave McNallyLuis TiantLuis TiantDave McNally 34228260
1972-08-06@ BOS101W  11-254-47228,976Jim PalmerJohn CurtisJim PalmerJohn Curtis 35328469
1972-08-07@ MIL102W  5-255-4726,629Mike CuellarJim LonborgMike CuellarJim LonborgGrant Jackson35828672
1972-08-08@ MIL103W  4-256-4725,288Pat DobsonJim ColbornPat DobsonJim ColbornEddie Watt36228874
1972-08-09@ MIL104W  10-057-4728,069Dave McNallyBill ParsonsDave McNallyBill Parsons 37228884
1972-08-10@ MIL105L  0-157-48212,509Jim PalmerGary RyersonGary RyersonJim Palmer 37228983
1972-08-11vs BOS106W  2-158-48117,434 Mike CuellarLynn McGlothenMike CuellarDon Newhauser 37429084
1972-08-12vs BOS107W  3-259-49124,297 Pat DobsonMarty PattinRoric HarrisonMarty Pattin 37729285
1972-08-12vs BOS108L  3-559-49124,297 Doyle AlexanderLuis TiantLuis TiantDoyle Alexander 38029783
1972-08-13vs BOS109W  8-260-49116,220 Dave McNallySonny SiebertDave McNallySonny SiebertEddie Watt38829989
1972-08-14vs OAK110L  2-560-50116,205 Jim PalmerKen HoltzmanRollie FingersJim Palmer 39030486
1972-08-16vs OAK111L  3-460-51118,781 Mike CuellarCatfish HunterBob LockerDoyle AlexanderJoe Horlen39330885
1972-08-17vs CHA112L  1-660-521655 Pat DobsonDave LemondsDave LemondsPat DobsonCy Acosta39431480
1972-08-18vs MIN113L  1-360-53212,592 Dave McNallyDick WoodsonDick WoodsonDave McNally 39531778
1972-08-19vs MIN114W  2-161-53213,712 Jim PalmerBert BlylevenJim PalmerBert Blyleven 39731879
1972-08-20vs MIN115L  1-461-54216,027 Mike CuellarRay CorbinRay CorbinMike Cuellar 39832276
1972-08-21vs CAL116W  3-162-5427,035 Pat DobsonAndy MessersmithPat DobsonAndy Messersmith 40132378
1972-08-22vs CAL117L  0-262-55215,644 Dave McNallyNolan RyanNolan RyanDave McNally 40132576
1972-08-23vs CAL118W  7-163-5528,515 Jim PalmerRudy MayJim PalmerRudy May 40832682
1972-08-25@ OAK119W  5-364-55114,834Mike CuellarCatfish HunterMike CuellarCatfish HunterEddie Watt41332984
1972-08-26@ OAK120W  5-165-55114,698Pat DobsonBlue Moon OdomPat DobsonRollie FingersGrant Jackson41833088
1972-08-27@ OAK121L  1-265-56216,749Dave McNallyKen HoltzmanRollie FingersDave McNallyBob Locker41933287
1972-08-28@ MIN122W  2-066-56212,913Jim PalmerDick WoodsonJim PalmerDick Woodson 42133289
1972-08-29@ MIN123W  9-467-56110,563Mike CuellarJim PerryMike CuellarJim Perry 43033694
1972-08-30@ MIN124L  1-767-5718,923Pat DobsonBert BlylevenBert BlylevenPat Dobson 43134388
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBAL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-09-01@ CAL125W  3-268-5717,586Dave McNallyClyde WrightDave McNallyClyde Wright 43434589
1972-09-02@ CAL126L  0-268-5818,765Jim PalmerRudy MayRudy MayJim Palmer 43434787
1972-09-03@ CAL127L  0-168-5916,372Mike CuellarAndy MessersmithAndy MessersmithEddie Watt 43434886
1972-09-04vs NYA128W  4-369-6010 Doyle AlexanderFritz PetersonRoric HarrisonSparky Lyle 43835187
1972-09-04vs NYA129L  2-569-60118,332 Pat DobsonRob GardnerRob GardnerPat DobsonSparky Lyle44035684
1972-09-05vs NYA130L  6-769-6148,539 Dave McNallyDoc MedichLindy McDanielDave McNallySparky Lyle44636383
1972-09-06vs DET131L  3-469-62412,197 Jim PalmerMickey LolichMickey LolichJim PalmerChuck Seelbach44936782
1972-09-07vs DET132W  9-070-6238,357 Mike CuellarFred SchermanMike CuellarFred Scherman 45836791
1972-09-08vs DET133L  1-270-63319,469 Pat DobsonWoodie FrymanWoodie FrymanPat Dobson 45936990
1972-09-09vs MIL134W  2-172-6330 Dave McNallyJim LonborgEddie WattJim Lonborg 46137091
1972-09-09vs MIL135W  8-072-63312,344 Doyle AlexanderKen BrettDoyle AlexanderKen Brett 46937099
1972-09-10vs MIL136W  2-073-63211,791 Jim PalmerSkip LockwoodJim PalmerSkip Lockwood 471370101
1972-09-11vs MIL137W  3-274-6324,069 Mike CuellarJim ColbornMike CuellarJim ColbornEddie Watt474372102
1972-09-12@ DET138L  2-374-64224,475Pat DobsonWoodie FrymanWoodie FrymanPat DobsonJohn Hiller476375101
1972-09-13@ DET139L  5-674-65329,788Dave McNallyJoe ColemanJoe ColemanDave McNallyFred Scherman481381100
1972-09-15@ NYA140W  3-175-65328,681Jim PalmerMel StottlemyreJim PalmerMel StottlemyreGrant Jackson484382102
1972-09-16@ NYA141W  7-376-65325,102Mike CuellarSteve KlineMike CuellarSteve Kline 491385106
1972-09-17@ NYA142L  1-276-66330,072Dave McNallyFritz PetersonFritz PetersonDave McNallySparky Lyle492387105
1972-09-18@ BOS143W  5-277-66317,803Pat DobsonLynn McGlothenPat DobsonLynn McGlothenDoyle Alexander497389108
1972-09-20@ BOS144L  1-977-6830Jim PalmerMarty PattinMarty PattinJim Palmer 498398100
1972-09-20@ BOS145L  0-477-68328,777Mike CuellarLuis TiantLuis TiantMike Cuellar 49840296
1972-09-23@ MIL146L  1-277-6936,185Dave McNallyJim LonborgJim LonborgPat Dobson 49940495
1972-09-24@ MIL147W  4-378-6935,932Jim PalmerSkip LockwoodJim PalmerSkip LockwoodEddie Watt50340796
1972-09-26vs CLE148L  2-378-7034,974 Mike CuellarDick TidrowDick TidrowMike CuellarPhil Hennigan50541095
1972-09-27vs CLE149L  0-378-7133,130 Dave McNallyGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDave McNally 50541392
1972-09-29vs BOS150L  2-478-72410,184 Jim PalmerLuis TiantLuis TiantJim Palmer 50741790
1972-09-30vs BOS151L  1-378-73412,807 Pat DobsonMarty PattinMarty PattinPat DobsonBob Veale50842088
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBAL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-10-01vs BOS152W  2-179-7339,718 Mike CuellarLynn McGlothenMike CuellarLynn McGlothen 51042189
1972-10-03@ CLE153L  5-680-7430Doyle AlexanderDick TidrowEd FarmerEddie Watt 51542788
1972-10-03@ CLE154W  4-380-7434,394Roric HarrisonRay LambRoric HarrisonRay LambGrant Jackson51943089


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