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1972 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 85-70 .548
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 640-620 + 20
Manager(s): Eddie Kasko
General Manager: Dick O'Connell
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,441,718 6/24
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Joel Bishop (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Lenhardt
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange
Third Base Coach: Eddie Popowski

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Garman (#3)
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
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Carlton FiskBOSTEXL 6-7 @TEX3100000101200000221st career stolen base
    Tommy HarperBOSOAKW 7-6 @OAK622002400010000112492 home runs
    John KennedyBOSOAKW 9-6 @OAK32300150000000107135 RBIs
    Ben OglivieBOSOAKL 5-6 @OAK2110011000000000251st career home run
    Luis AparicioBOSMILL 1-4 @MIL504000010000000023814 hits
    Bob GallagherBOSMILL 1-4 @MIL100000000000000011st career game
    Tommy HarperBOSMILL 1-4 @MIL311000000002000012532 hit by pitches
    Rico PetrocelliBOSNYAL 2-3 @NYA410000000020000010001000th career game
    Rico PetrocelliBOSBALW 6-5 vs BAL50200010000000001001500th career RBI
    Luis AparicioBOSMILW 9-3 vs MIL514000300000000023904 hits
    Reggie SmithBOSMILW 4-1 vs MIL40410011000000007974 hits
    Doug GriffinBOSBALW 7-1 @BAL41410010000000001754 hits
    Carlton FiskBOSKCAL 4-10 @KCA4120200000100000420 Triples
    John CurtisBOSKCAW 4-0 @KCA301000100010000081st career RBI
    Reggie SmithBOSKCAW 11-3 vs KCA53420022000000008094 hits
    Don NewhauserBOSKCAL 9-13 vs KCA000000000000000011st career game
    Carl YastrzemskiBOSCHAW 10-8 vs CHA424000400100000017154 hits
    Reggie SmithBOSTEXW 12-0 vs TEX53300250001000008132 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Rico PetrocelliBOSTEXW 10-9 vs TEX511001600000000010246 RBIs
    Reggie SmithBOSTEXW 10-9 vs TEX42100000000200008152 hit by pitches
    Carl YastrzemskiBOSTEXW 10-9 vs TEX645200000000000017194 runs scored, 5 hits
    Lynn McGlothenBOSMILL 0-2 @MIL200000000000010011st career game
    Lynn McGlothenBOSDETL 4-8 vs DET401000000010000021st career hit
    Ben OglivieBOSMILW 5-4 vs MIL4220023000100000492 home runs
    Marty PattinBOSMILW 5-4 vs MIL31100120000000001821st career home run
    Rico PetrocelliBOSMILW 15-4 vs MIL323001500100000010345 RBIs
    Reggie SmithBOSMILW 15-4 vs MIL53310250001000008252 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Juan BeniquezBOSMINW 2-0 vs MIN3110011001000000251st career home run
    Doug GriffinBOSOAKW 4-3 vs OAK50400010011010002214 hits
    Lynn McGlothenBOSNYAW 7-2 vs NYA322100100000010091st career RBI
    Rico PetrocelliBOSNYAW 7-2 vs NYA514100100000000010674 hits
    Rico PetrocelliBOSBALW 6-3 vs BAL413101600010000010696 RBIs
    Reggie SmithBOSTEXW 3-0 @TEX42300230010000008562 home runs
    Rico PetrocelliBOSCHAL 7-9 @CHA514000300000000010834 hits
    Ben OglivieBOSNYAW 2-0 vs NYA2010000102001000931st career stolen base
    Bill LeeBOSCLEL 5-6 @CLE21100110001000001191st career home run
    Dwight EvansBOSCLEW 10-0 vs CLE100000000000000011st career game
    Dwight EvansBOSCLEL 2-9 vs CLE101000000000000021st career hit
    Dwight EvansBOSBALW 9-1 vs BAL402000200020000041st career RBI
    Dwight EvansBOSBALW 4-0 vs BAL422011100010000051st career home run
    Carl YastrzemskiBOSMILL 4-6 vs MIL411001200100100018101000th career RBI
    Vic CorrellBOSDETW 4-1 @DET412000100010000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Gary PetersBOSBALL 1-4 vs BAL 1.21000040006000--334122-101Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    John CurtisBOSCALL 3-7 vs CALL 6.1955001010029000--94-310 Strikeouts
    Don NewhauserBOSKCAL 9-13 vs KCA 0.13330110005000--10-01st career game
    Don NewhauserBOSCHAW 10-8 vs CHASv 10000120004000--20-01st career save
    Sonny SiebertBOSTEXW 12-0 vs TEXWSHO930005500035000--302113-79Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Lynn McGlothenBOSMILL 0-2 @MILL 7.152203710130000--10-11st career game
    Lynn McGlothenBOSMINW 2-0 vs MINWSHO930001700132000--31-1Complete game/Shutout, 1st career win, 3-hitter
    Marty PattinBOSMINW 2-0 vs MINWSHO950002300031000--17644-50Complete game/Shutout
    Don NewhauserBOSOAKW 4-3 vs OAKW 20000110018000--121-11st career win
    Sonny SiebertBOSOAKW 3-0 vs OAKWSHO950000600031000--308115-81Complete game/Shutout
    Marty PattinBOSBALW 2-0 vs BALWSHO920005510033000--18348-52Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Luis TiantBOSCHAW 3-0 @CHAWSHO920001900030000--28390-78Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Luis TiantBOSTEXW 4-0 vs TEXWSHO940001900031000--28491-78Complete game/Shutout
    Luis TiantBOSCHAW 3-0 vs CHAWSHO950001500032000--28592-78Complete game/Shutout
    Marty PattinBOSKCAW 1-0 vs KCAWSHO970003400033000--19053-54Complete game/Shutout
    Luis TiantBOSCLEW 10-0 vs CLEWSHO930002500032000--28995-79Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Luis TiantBOSBALW 4-0 vs BALWSHO940004700034000--29096-79Complete game/Shutout


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