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1972 Oakland A's: 93-62  .600
1st place in A.L. West
Previous Season Next Season Home record: 48-29 (287 runs scored, 210 allowed) Road record: 45-33 (317 runs scored, 247 allowed)

Home Attendance*: 927,544 on 76 dates (12,205 avg.)
Road Attendance*: 1,131,872 on 76 dates (14,893 avg.)

Manager: Dick Williams Coaches: Jerry Adair, Vern Hoscheit, Irv Noren, Bill Posedel 604 runs scored (2nd of 12 A.L. teams), 457 runs allowed (2nd) A.L. Averages: 3.47 runs/game (536.8 runs/team) Batting Statistics (ordered by OBP+SLG) Pos Batter Age G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF SB CS UW IW HP SO DP BA SLG OBP 12O Curt Blefary* 28 8 11 1 5 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .455 .636 .417 1B Mike Epstein* 29 138 455 63 123 223 18 2 26 70 0 3 0 1 59 9 11 68 7 .270 .490 .376 1B Gonzalo Marquez* 26 23 21 2 8 8 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 4 0 .381 .381 .462 LF Joe Rudi 25 147 593 94 181 288 32 9 19 75 15 6 3 4 31 6 2 62 15 .305 .486 .345 CF Reggie Jackson* 26 135 499 72 132 236 25 2 25 75 4 2 9 8 52 7 8 125 5 .265 .473 .350 1B Mike Hegan* 29 98 79 13 26 34 3 1 1 5 2 2 1 0 6 1 0 20 1 .329 .430 .375 P Rollie Fingers 25 65 19 2 6 9 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .316 .474 .316 23 Ron Clark 29 14 15 1 4 6 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 1 .267 .400 .353 3B Sal Bando 28 152 535 64 126 197 20 3 15 77 6 3 3 1 61 17 9 55 13 .236 .368 .341 2B Dick Green 31 26 42 1 12 15 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 5 1 .286 .357 .348 OF Matty Alou* 33 32 121 11 34 42 5 0 1 16 1 2 2 1 10 1 1 12 1 .281 .347 .341 C Dave Duncan 26 121 403 39 88 158 13 0 19 59 2 6 0 2 29 5 5 68 13 .218 .392 .283 RF Angel Mangual 25 91 272 19 67 99 13 2 5 32 4 1 0 1 13 1 1 48 8 .246 .364 .285 UT Gene Tenace 25 82 227 22 51 77 5 3 5 32 2 0 0 0 22 2 3 42 4 .225 .339 .307 OF Ollie Brown 28 20 54 5 13 17 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 1 5 1 0 14 0 .241 .315 .317 OF Bill Voss* 28 40 97 10 22 32 5 1 1 5 1 1 0 0 6 3 1 16 2 .227 .330 .296 2B Tim Cullen 30 72 142 10 37 47 8 1 0 15 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 17 3 .261 .331 .286 SS Bert Campaneris 30 149 625 85 150 203 25 2 8 32 20 2 52 14 32 0 2 88 9 .240 .325 .278 OF Brant Alyea 31 10 13 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .231 .308 .286 OF Brant Alyea 31 10 18 2 3 6 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 .167 .333 .250 P Darold Knowles* 30 54 12 0 3 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 .250 .250 .308 2S Dal Maxvill 33 27 36 2 9 10 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 11 0 .250 .278 .270 OF George Hendrick 22 58 121 10 22 37 1 1 4 15 2 2 3 2 3 0 1 22 3 .182 .306 .205 P Dave Hamilton* 24 25 26 2 4 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 1 12 1 .154 .192 .312 OF Allan Lewis# 30 24 10 5 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 8 3 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .300 .200 OF Bobby Brooks 26 15 39 4 7 7 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 7 1 0 8 2 .179 .179 .319 2B Ted Kubiak# 30 51 94 14 17 23 4 1 0 8 0 1 0 0 9 0 0 11 2 .181 .245 .250 1B Don Mincher* 34 47 54 2 8 9 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 16 4 .148 .167 .281 2B Larry Brown 32 47 142 11 26 28 2 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 12 1 0 8 9 .183 .197 .250 P Catfish Hunter 26 39 105 5 23 23 0 0 0 5 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 .219 .219 .215 P Ken Holtzman 26 40 90 6 16 20 4 0 0 6 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 25 4 .178 .222 .187 P Blue Moon Odom 27 59 66 16 8 15 1 0 2 2 5 0 4 2 1 0 0 29 0 .121 .227 .134 P Joe Horlen 34 32 17 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 .176 .176 .176 3B Bill McNulty 25 4 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .100 .100 .250 P Bob Locker# 34 56 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 .000 .000 .333 2S Marty Martinez# 30 22 40 3 5 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 2 .125 .125 .186 P Diego Segui 34 7 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .143 .143 .143 P Vida Blue# 22 27 45 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 34 0 .044 .044 .140 Art Shamsky* 30 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .125 3S Dwain Anderson 24 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 .000 .000 .125 OF Adrian Garrett* 29 14 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 .000 .000 .083 C2 Larry Haney 29 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 P Denny McLain 28 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000 P Gary Waslewski 30 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 Orlando Cepeda 34 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Don Shaw* 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Jim Roland 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 P Mike Kilkenny 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 Average age (non-P): 28.0

Batter data: *: Bats lefthanded; #: Switch hitter; G: Games played; AB: At bats; R: Runs scored; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Pitching Statistics

Pitcher             Age   W   L    ERA    G  GS  CG  MI  GF  SV  SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER  HR   UW  IW  HP   SO  WP  BK
Mike Kilkenny*       27   0   0   0.00    1   0   0   1   0   0    0    1.0    0    3    0    0   0    0   0   0    0   0   0
Darold Knowles*      30   5   1   1.37   54   0   0  25  29  11    0   65.2   49  272   12   10   1   33   4   0   36   1   0
Gary Waslewski       30   0   3   2.04    8   0   0   5   3   0    0   17.2   12   71    5    4   3    7   1   0    8   0   0
Catfish Hunter       26  21   7   2.04   38  37  16   0   1   0    5  295.1  200 1148   74   67  21   64   6   3  191   3   0
Blue Moon Odom       27  15   6   2.50   31  30   4   1   0   0    2  194.1  164  804   62   54  10   85   2   3   86   5   0
Rollie Fingers       25  11   9   2.51   65   0   0  24  41  21    0  111.1   85  437   35   31   8   25   7   1  113   2   1
Ken Holtzman*        26  19  11   2.51   39  37  16   2   0   0    4  265.1  232 1058   83   74  23   46   6   4  134   4   0
Bob Locker           34   6   1   2.65   56   0   0  27  29  10    0   78.0   69  317   25   23   1   11   5   2   47   6   0
Vida Blue*           22   6  10   2.80   25  23   5   2   0   0    4  151.0  117  606   55   47  11   45   3   1  111   2   0
Dave Hamilton*       24   6   6   2.93   25  14   1   8   3   0    0  101.1   94  419   34   33   7   29   2   1   55   0   0
Joe Horlen           34   3   4   3.00   32   6   0  20   6   1    0   84.0   74  339   33   28   3   16   4   4   58   4   0
Diego Segui          34   0   1   3.57    7   3   0   3   1   0    0   22.2   25   95   10    9   2    6   1   0   11   1   1
Jim Roland*          29   0   0   3.86    2   0   0   2   0   0    0    2.1    5   12    2    1   0    0   0   0    0   0   0
Denny McLain         28   1   2   6.04    5   5   0   0   0   0    0   22.1   32  108   17   15   4    8   0   0    8   0   0
Don Shaw*            28   0   1  16.88    3   0   0   3   0   0    0    5.1   12   29   10   10   2    2   0   0    4   1   0
Average age: 27.3
Pitcher data: *: Throws lefthanded; W: Wins; L: Losses; ERA: Earned run average; G: Games; GS: Games started; CG: Complete games; MI: Middle relief (games not started nor finished); GF: Games finished in relief; SV: Saves; SHO: Shutouts; IP: Innings pitched; H: Hits allowed; BFP: Batters faced; R: Runs allowed; ER: Earned runs; HR: Home runs allowed; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit batters; SO: Strikeouts; WP: Wild pitches; BK: Balks

Pitching Statistics (Batters' format, ordered by OBP+SLG)

Pitcher                G    AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP   GB%
Mike Kilkenny*         1     3    0    0    0   0   0   0        0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000  66.7
Catfish Hunter        38  1056   74  200  313  42   4  21       15   4  18   3   64   6   3  191   8  .189  .296  .241  38.7
Bob Locker            56   293   25   69   80   6   1   1        3   3   5   2   11   5   2   47   7  .235  .273  .277  72.8
Rollie Fingers        65   401   35   85  121   8   2   8        2   1   8   2   25   7   1  113  14  .212  .302  .271  51.2
Darold Knowles*       54   231   12   49   61   5   2   1        2   2   0   2   33   4   0   36   9  .212  .264  .319  57.8
Vida Blue*            25   544   55  117  171  15   3  11        7   6   6   2   45   3   1  111  15  .215  .314  .277  48.2
Joe Horlen            32   313   33   74  100  15   1   3        2   0   6   8   16   4   4   58   5  .236  .319  .291  58.0
Gary Waslewski         8    63    5   12   21   0   0   3        0   0   0   0    7   1   0    8   2  .190  .333  .282  60.0
Ken Holtzman*         39   981   83  232  346  33   6  23       13   8  10   5   46   6   4  134  30  .236  .353  .276  53.9
Blue Moon Odom        31   701   62  164  220  24   1  10        9   4   8   5   85   2   3   86  24  .234  .314  .319  56.3
Dave Hamilton*        25   378   34   94  135  14   3   7        5   4   6   6   29   2   1   55   8  .249  .357  .304  50.2
Diego Segui            7    87   10   25   36   3   1   2        1   0   5   2    6   1   0   11   2  .287  .414  .340  49.0
Denny McLain           5    99   17   32   50   6   0   4        1   0   0   0    8   0   0    8   0  .323  .505  .374  41.5
Jim Roland*            2    11    2    5    7   2   0   0        1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .455  .636  .455  28.6
Don Shaw*              3    24   10   12   20   2   0   2        1   2   0   1    2   0   0    4   0  .500  .833  .500  63.6
Pitcher data (batters' format): *: Throws lefthanded; G: Games pitched; AB: At bats; R: Runs allowed; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage; GB%: Percentage of outs on ground balls

Defensive Statistics

Catcher                 INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP   SB   CS   PB   WP    ERA   RAT   RTOT
Dave Duncan          1003.1  109    4    3  113   661   43   5    9   .993   52   29    9   20   2.73     2      2
Gene Tenace           405.1   46    3    6   49   266   18   6    1   .979   20    9    4    8   2.09    -1     -3
Larry Haney             9.0    0    4    0    4     4    0   1    0   .800    0    0    0    1  11.00     0      0

First Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Mike Epstein         1101.2  137    0   61  137  1111   73  12  101   .990   9.67      0     1      1
Mike Hegan            171.2    3   61    0   64   165   10   0   22  1.000   9.17      2     0     12
Don Mincher            68.1    8    3    6   11    77    3   1    4   .988  10.54      0     0     -2
Gene Tenace            55.0    6    1    2    7    49    3   0    4  1.000   8.51      0     0      0
Gonzalo Marquez        13.0    1    1    0    2    12    1   1    1   .929   9.00      0     0    -46
Matty Alou              7.0    0    1    0    1     9    1   0    1  1.000  12.86      0     0     86
Curt Blefary            1.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0      0

Second Base             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Tim Cullen            390.2   43   22   18   65   103  117  11   24   .952   5.07      0     1      4
Larry Brown           388.2   44    2    9   46   110  111   6   30   .974   5.12     -3     0    -10
Ted Kubiak            283.2   18   31    3   49    80   88   2   21   .988   5.33      3     2     22
Dick Green            144.1   22    4   14   26    35   45   3    9   .964   4.99      4     1     39
Dal Maxvill            99.0   21    3   19   24    25   32   1    8   .983   5.18      1     0     12
Marty Martinez         66.2    4   13    1   17    20   14   2    3   .944   4.59     -2     0    -36
Ron Clark              36.0    3    8    1   11    12   10   0    5  1.000   5.50     -2     1    -23
Gene Tenace             6.0    0    2    0    2     2    0   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0    -20
Curt Blefary            1.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0      0
Larry Haney             1.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0      0
Sal Bando               0.2    0    1    0    1     1    0   1    0   .500  13.50      0     0   -900

Third Base              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Sal Bando            1344.0  151    0   11  151   123  337  19   29   .960   3.08     10     1     10
Bill McNulty           23.0    3    0    1    3     2    2   1    0   .800   1.57     -1     0    -73
Tim Cullen             15.0    0    4    0    4     4    3   0    0  1.000   4.20      0     0      8
Gene Tenace            10.0    1    1    0    2     1    2   1    0   .750   2.70      0     0    -48
Ron Clark               9.0    0    3    0    3     0    3   0    1  1.000   3.00      0     0     53
Marty Martinez          6.0    0    1    0    1     0    2   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0    -20
Dwain Anderson          6.0    0    1    0    1     0    2   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0    -20
Ted Kubiak              3.0    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0    -80
Larry Brown             1.0    0    1    0    1     0    1   0    1  1.000   9.00      0     0    360
Joe Rudi                0.2    0    1    0    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0   -180

Shortstop               INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG   RDP   RTOT
Bert Campaneris      1337.1  148    0    5  148   283  494  18   93   .977   5.23     13     2     14
Marty Martinez         40.0    4    2    0    6     8   24   2    5   .941   7.20      1     0     36
Dal Maxvill            28.1    2    2    0    4     3    8   0    1  1.000   3.49     -1     0    -30
Dwain Anderson          9.0    1    0    0    1     1    2   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0     13
Tim Cullen              3.0    0    1    0    1     0    1   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0   -120

Left Field              INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Joe Rudi             1314.2  147    0   11  147   248    9   2    1   .992   1.76     -2     5      3
Allan Lewis            23.0    1    4    0    5     8    0   1    0   .889   3.13      0    -1    -26
Brant Alyea            18.0    2    0    0    2     4    0   0    0  1.000   2.00      0     0     27
George Hendrick        16.2    1    3    1    4     2    0   0    0  1.000   1.08      0     0      0
Angel Mangual          15.1    1    3    0    4     6    0   0    0  1.000   3.52      1     0     94
Matty Alou             12.0    1    1    0    2     1    0   0    0  1.000   0.75      0     0    -50
Curt Blefary            9.0    1    0    0    1     3    0   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0     53
Bill Voss               5.0    1    0    1    1     0    0   0    0   .000   0.00      0     0    -48
Adrian Garrett          4.0    0    2    0    2     1    0   0    0  1.000   2.25      0     0     60

Center Field            INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Reggie Jackson        791.0   92    0   13   92   214    4   5    4   .978   2.48      3     0      4
Angel Mangual         188.2   20    2    2   22    53    2   1    2   .982   2.62      1    -2     -6
George Hendrick       177.0   14   14    0   28    44    0   0    0  1.000   2.24     -2     0    -16
Bobby Brooks          101.0   11    0    0   11    40    0   3    0   .930   3.56      3     1     45
Bill Voss              88.0    9    4    2   13    26    1   0    0  1.000   2.76      0     0     -1
Ollie Brown            72.0    9    0    3    9    24    0   0    0  1.000   3.00      0     0     -8

Right Field             INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A   E   DP     FP    RF9    RNG  RARM   RTOT
Angel Mangual         395.2   44    7   10   51   105    2   4    0   .964   2.43      4     1     16
Reggie Jackson        385.2   43    0    3   43    88    1   4    1   .957   2.08     -2    -1     -8
Matty Alou            260.1   30    1    5   31    45    2   0    0  1.000   1.62      0     1      5
Bill Voss             139.0   14    7    3   21    33    2   0    0  1.000   2.27      1     1     16
George Hendrick        66.0    6    7    3   13    21    0   0    0  1.000   2.86      2     1     45
Gene Tenace            58.0    6    3    2    9    11    0   0    0  1.000   1.71     -1    -1    -37
Ollie Brown            49.0    4    5    0    9     9    0   0    0  1.000   1.65      0     0    -12
Brant Alyea            38.0    5    1    2    6    17    3   0    1  1.000   4.74      2     0     69
Mike Hegan             20.0    3    0    1    3     4    1   0    0  1.000   2.25      0     0     24
Allan Lewis             6.0    0    1    0    1     1    0   0    0  1.000   1.50      0     0     40
Fielding data: INN: Innings played; GS: Games started; DR+: Games as defensive replacement; DR-: Games replaced on defense; G: Games played; PO: Putouts; A: Assists; E: Errors; DP: Double plays; FP: Fielding percentage; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught Stealing; PB: Passed balls; WP: Wild pitches; RF9: Plays made per 9 innings; RNG: Fielding runs above average; DP: Double play runs above average; RARM: Outfield arm runs above average; RAT: Catcher runs above average; RTOT: Total fielding runs above average per 1200 innings

Transactions
10-21-1971returned Daryl Patterson to Cardinals
11-29-1971traded Rick Monday to Cubs for Ken Holtzman
11-29-1971Royals claimed Steve Hovley in Rule 5 draft
11-29-1971claimed Brant Alyea in Rule 5 draft from Twins
11-30-1971released Mudcat Grant
03-04-1972traded Jim Panther and Don Stanhouse to Rangers for Denny McLain
03-30-1972released Tommy Davis
03-30-1972placed Vida Blue on the restricted list
04-15-1972signed Tim Cullen as a free agent
04-19-1972signed Joe Horlen as a free agent
04-27-1972activated Vida Blue
04-28-1972sold Jim Roland to Yankees
05-01-1972placed Dick Green on the disabled list
05-09-1972traded Reggie Sanders to Tigers for Mike Kilkenny
05-15-1972signed Gary Waslewski as a free agent
05-15-1972traded Dwain Anderson to Cardinals for Don Shaw
05-15-1972sold Bobby Brooks to Tigers
05-17-1972traded Curt Blefary, Mike Kilkenny and Greg Schubert (acquired 9/11/1972) to Padres for Ollie Brown
05-22-1972released Ron Klimkowski
05-28-1972traded Brant Alyea to Cardinals for Marty Martinez
05-30-1972sold Larry Haney to Padres
06-07-1972traded Diego Segui to Cardinals for future considerations
06-07-1972sold Bill Kelso to Expos
06-19-1972placed Larry Brown on the disabled list
06-20-1972traded Ron Clark to Brewers for Bill Voss
06-28-1972purchased Art Shamsky from Cubs
06-29-1972Brewers claimed Ollie Brown on waivers
06-29-1972traded Denny McLain to Braves for Orlando Cepeda
07-12-1972placed Orlando Cepeda on the disabled list
07-19-1972released Art Shamsky
07-20-1972traded Marty Martinez, Vic Harris and Steve Lawson (acquired 7/26/1972) to Rangers for Don Mincher and Ted Kubiak
07-23-1972returned Brant Alyea to Cardinals
08-10-1972placed Reggie Jackson on the disabled list
08-11-1972activated Dick Green
08-21-1972placed Brant Alyea on the disabled list
08-25-1972activated Reggie Jackson
08-27-1972traded Bill Voss and Steve Easton to Cardinals for Matty Alou
08-30-1972traded Joe Lindsey and Gene Dusen (acquired 10/27/1972) to Cardinals for Dal Maxvill
08-30-1972placed Dick Green on the disabled list
09-06-1972purchased Larry Haney from Padres
09-11-1972activated Brant Alyea
09-14-1972activated Dick Green
09-19-1972sold Adrian Garrett to Cubs
09-29-1972placed Darold Knowles on the disabled list
10-05-1972activated Darold Knowles
10-30-1972traded Bill McNulty and Brant Alyea (acquired 11/30/1972) to Rangers for Paul Lindblad
11-17-1972activated Orlando Cepeda and Larry Brown
11-21-1972traded Bob Locker to Cubs for Bill North
11-24-1972traded Matty Alou to Yankees for Rob Gardner and Rich McKinney (acquired 12/1/1972)
11-30-1972traded Mike Epstein to Rangers for Horacio Pina
12-18-1972released Orlando Cepeda
12-21-1972released Larry Brown
12-27-1972released Joe Horlen
01-22-1973released Marcel Lachemann
01-23-1973signed Jerry McNertney as a free agent
02-14-1973purchased Billy Conigliaro from Brewers
03-24-1973traded Dave Duncan and George Hendrick to Indians for Ray Fosse and Jack Heidemann
03-31-1973signed Jay Johnstone as a free agent
03-31-1973signed Lew Krausse as a free agent


Game Log   Click on the date to view the boxscore    Home games are highlighted
                                                                                                               Opponent
   Date       D/N    Opponent                  Result        Record    Pl    GB     Att       Starter          Starter

Sat, Apr 15    D  vs Minnesota Twins           W   4-3     1-0   1.000  1   Tied    9,912    K. Holtzman      B. Blyleven    
Sun, Apr 16    D  vs Minnesota Twins           L   2-3     1-1    .500  2    1.5    9,051    C. Hunter        D. Woodson     
Tue, Apr 18    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   3-2     2-1    .667  2    0.5    4,494    D. McLain        M. Hedlund     
Wed, Apr 19 1  N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   4-0     3-1    .750                       K. Holtzman      D. Drago       
Wed, Apr 19 2  N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   3-1     4-1    .800  1   +1.5    5,671    C. Hunter        B. Dal Canton  
Sun, Apr 23    D  at Minnesota Twins           L   4-8     4-2    .667  1   Tied   17,876    K. Holtzman      B. Blyleven    
Tue, Apr 25    N  at New York Yankees          W   4-3     5-2    .714  1   Tied    8,334    C. Hunter        S. Kline       
Wed, Apr 26    N  at New York Yankees          L   2-4     5-3    .625  3    1.0    6,193    D. McLain        M. Kekich      
Fri, Apr 28    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   5-1     6-3    .667  2    0.5    5,616    K. Holtzman      J. Slaton      
Sat, Apr 29    D  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   2-1     7-3    .700  2    0.5    6,119    C. Hunter        S. Lockwood    
Sun, Apr 30    D  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   1-3     7-4    .636  2    1.0    6,714    D. McLain        K. Brett       


Fri, May 05    N  vs New York Yankees          W   3-1     8-4    .667  2    1.5    6,398    K. Holtzman      F. Peterson    
Sat, May 06    D  vs New York Yankees          W   4-1     9-4    .692  2    1.5   12,937    C. Hunter        M. Kekich      
Sun, May 07    D  vs New York Yankees          W   7-5    10-4    .714  2    1.5   12,347    D. McLain        S. Kline       
Tue, May 09 1  N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W  10-2    11-4    .733                       K. Holtzman      J. Slaton      
Tue, May 09 2  N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   3-0    12-4    .750  2    0.5   12,552    B. Odom          S. Lockwood    
Wed, May 10    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         L   0-4    12-5    .706  2    1.5    3,079    C. Hunter        K. Brett       
Fri, May 12    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   6-7    12-6    .667  2    1.5    8,147    D. McLain        S. Siebert     
Sat, May 13    D  vs Boston Red Sox            L   6-9    12-7    .632  2    2.5   20,567    K. Holtzman      L. Krausse     
Sun, May 14    D  vs Boston Red Sox            W   6-5    13-7    .650  2    2.5    9,734    C. Hunter        M. Pattin      
Mon, May 15    N  at California Angels         W   2-1    14-7    .667  2    1.5    6,596    B. Odom          N. Ryan        
Tue, May 16    N  at California Angels         L   2-4    14-8    .636  2    1.5    5,033    D. Segui         R. Clark       
Wed, May 17    N  at California Angels         W   4-0    15-8    .652  2    1.5    5,118    K. Holtzman      R. May         
Thu, May 18    N  at California Angels         L   3-4    15-9    .625  2    2.0    5,035    C. Hunter        C. Wright      
Fri, May 19    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   1-16   15-10   .600  3    2.0   11,364    B. Odom          P. Splittorff  
Sat, May 20    D  at Kansas City Royals        W   8-5    16-10   .615  3    1.0    9,559    D. Segui         A. Fitzmorris  
Sun, May 21    D  at Kansas City Royals        W   5-2    17-10   .630  2    0.5   20,625    K. Holtzman      M. Hedlund     
Mon, May 22    N  vs California Angels         W   6-3    18-10   .643  2    0.5   14,383    C. Hunter        N. Ryan        
Tue, May 23    N  vs California Angels         W   3-2    19-10   .655  2    0.5    2,860    B. Odom          R. Clark       
Wed, May 24    N  vs California Angels         L   5-6    19-11   .633  2    1.5    3,042    D. Segui         D. Rose        
Fri, May 26    N  vs Chicago White Sox         W   4-2    20-11   .645  2    0.5    6,666    K. Holtzman      W. Wood        
Sat, May 27    D  vs Chicago White Sox         W   6-3    21-11   .656  1   +0.5   37,444    C. Hunter        S. Bahnsen     
Sun, May 28    D  vs Chicago White Sox         W   5-4    22-11   .667  1   +1.0   32,602    V. Blue          T. Bradley     
Mon, May 29 1  N  at Texas Rangers             W   4-1    23-11   .676                       B. Odom          P. Broberg     
Mon, May 29 2  N  at Texas Rangers             W   7-1    24-11   .686  1   +2.0   16,207    D. Hamilton      J. Shellenback 
Tue, May 30    N  at Texas Rangers             L   2-3    24-12   .667  1   +1.0    6,875    K. Holtzman      R. Hand        
Wed, May 31    N  at Texas Rangers             W   5-1    25-12   .676  1   +1.0   12,251    C. Hunter        D. Bosman      


Fri, Jun 02    N  at Baltimore Orioles         L   1-5    25-13   .658  1   +1.5   32,278    V. Blue          J. Palmer      
Sat, Jun 03    D  at Baltimore Orioles         W   4-2    26-13   .667  1   +2.5    8,498    K. Holtzman      P. Dobson      
Sun, Jun 04 1  D  at Baltimore Orioles         W   2-0    27-13   .675                       C. Hunter        M. Cuellar     
Sun, Jun 04 2  D  at Baltimore Orioles         W   2-0    28-13   .683  1   +3.5   22,381    D. Hamilton      D. Alexander   
Mon, Jun 05    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   3-2    29-13   .690  1   +4.0    7,863    B. Odom          G. Perry       
Tue, Jun 06    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   7-2    30-13   .698  1   +4.0    9,424    V. Blue          V. Colbert     
Wed, Jun 07    N  at Cleveland Indians         W  10-4    31-13   .705  1   +5.0    4,720    K. Holtzman      D. Tidrow      
Fri, Jun 09    N  at Detroit Tigers            W  10-5    32-13   .711  1   +5.0   34,953    C. Hunter        T. Timmerman   
Sat, Jun 10    D  at Detroit Tigers            W   5-2    33-13   .717  1   +5.0   32,079    D. Hamilton      M. Lolich      
Sun, Jun 11    D  at Detroit Tigers            L   2-3    33-14   .702  1   +3.5   40,411    K. Holtzman      J. Coleman     
Mon, Jun 12    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   0-1    33-15   .688  1   +3.0   50,182    V. Blue          P. Dobson      
Tue, Jun 13    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   1-5    33-16   .673  1   +2.0    6,894    B. Odom          M. Cuellar     
Wed, Jun 14    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   1-2    33-17   .660  1   +2.0    6,296    C. Hunter        D. McNally     
Fri, Jun 16    N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   5-0    34-17   .667  1   +3.0    6,298    K. Holtzman      D. Tidrow      
Sat, Jun 17    D  vs Cleveland Indians         W   3-2    35-17   .673  1   +3.5   28,934    D. Hamilton      G. Perry       
Sun, Jun 18    D  vs Cleveland Indians         W   9-0    36-17   .679  1   +3.5   26,210    V. Blue          M. Wilcox      
Mon, Jun 19    N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   7-4    37-17   .685  1   +4.0   29,521    B. Odom          J. Niekro      
Tue, Jun 20    N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   3-2    38-17   .691  1   +5.0    6,617    C. Hunter        J. Coleman     
Wed, Jun 21    N  vs Detroit Tigers            L   2-5    38-18   .679  1   +4.0    7,852    K. Holtzman      T. Timmerman   
Fri, Jun 23    N  vs California Angels         L   1-2    38-19   .667  1   +3.5    5,335    D. Hamilton      N. Ryan        
Sat, Jun 24    D  vs California Angels         L   1-3    38-20   .655  1   +3.5    8,511    V. Blue          C. Wright      
Sun, Jun 25 1  D  vs California Angels         W   6-1    39-20   .661                       C. Hunter        R. May         
Sun, Jun 25 2  N  vs California Angels         W   6-0    40-20   .667  1   +4.0   19,915    B. Odom          R. Clark       
Mon, Jun 26    N  at Texas Rangers             W   3-0    41-20   .672  1   +5.0   14,243    K. Holtzman      B. Gogolewski  
Tue, Jun 27    D  at Texas Rangers             W   9-3    42-20   .677  1   +6.0    3,884    D. Hamilton      D. Bosman      
Wed, Jun 28    D  at Chicago White Sox         L   4-6    42-21   .667  1   +5.0   24,503    V. Blue          D. Lemonds     
Thu, Jun 29 1  N  at Chicago White Sox         L   0-4    42-22   .656                       C. Hunter        W. Wood        
Thu, Jun 29 2  N  at Chicago White Sox         W   3-1    43-22   .662  1   +5.0   33,456    B. Odom          T. Bradley     
Fri, Jun 30    N  at Chicago White Sox         L   5-6    43-23   .652  1   +4.0   30,906    K. Holtzman      S. Bahnsen     


Sat, Jul 01    N  at California Angels         L   3-5    43-24   .642  1   +3.0   11,947    D. Hamilton      N. Ryan        
Sun, Jul 02    N  at California Angels         W   3-1    44-24   .647  1   +3.5   12,431    V. Blue          C. Wright      
Mon, Jul 03    N  at California Angels         W   5-0    45-24   .652  1   +4.0    8,217    C. Hunter        R. May         
Tue, Jul 04    N  vs New York Yankees          W   4-2    46-24   .657  1   +5.0   37,461    B. Odom          M. Stottlemyre 
Wed, Jul 05    N  vs New York Yankees          L   1-4    46-25   .648  1   +5.0    5,022    K. Holtzman      S. Kline       
Thu, Jul 06    N  vs New York Yankees          L   2-6    46-26   .639  1   +5.0    4,976    D. Hamilton      M. Kekich      
Fri, Jul 07    N  vs Milwaukee Brewers         L   4-9    46-27   .630  1   +5.0    6,348    V. Blue          K. Brett       
Sat, Jul 08    D  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   7-0    47-27   .635  1   +5.0    7,087    C. Hunter        G. Ryerson     
Sun, Jul 09    D  vs Milwaukee Brewers         W   3-1    48-27   .640  1   +5.5    9,056    B. Odom          J. Lonborg     
Mon, Jul 10    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   2-4    48-28   .632  1   +5.5   29,943    K. Holtzman      L. McGlothen   
Tue, Jul 11    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   0-4    48-29   .623  1   +4.5    5,539    J. Horlen        M. Pattin      
Wed, Jul 12    N  vs Boston Red Sox            L   6-7    48-30   .615  1   +3.5    5,654    D. Hamilton      J. Curtis      
Fri, Jul 14 1  N  at New York Yankees          W   9-3    49-30   .620                       C. Hunter        S. Kline       
Fri, Jul 14 2  N  at New York Yankees          W   1-0    50-30   .625  1   +5.5   25,798    B. Odom          M. Kekich      
Sat, Jul 15    D  at New York Yankees          W   6-2    51-30   .630  1   +6.5   10,400    K. Holtzman      F. Peterson    
Sun, Jul 16    D  at New York Yankees          W   5-2    52-30   .634  1   +7.5   21,006    D. Hamilton      M. Stottlemyre 
Tue, Jul 18 1  N  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   4-0    53-30   .639                       C. Hunter        E. Stephenson  
Tue, Jul 18 2  N  at Milwaukee Brewers         L   4-7    53-31   .631  1   +8.5   10,185    J. Horlen        J. Lonborg     
Wed, Jul 19    N  at Milwaukee Brewers         W   9-6    54-31   .635  1   +8.5    5,358    B. Odom          A. Reynolds    
Thu, Jul 20 1  N  at Boston Red Sox            L   1-2    54-32   .628                       K. Holtzman      M. Pattin      
Thu, Jul 20 2  N  at Boston Red Sox            L   3-4    54-33   .621  1   +7.5   33,657    V. Blue          G. Peters      
Fri, Jul 21    N  at Boston Red Sox            L   4-5    54-34   .614  1   +7.5   27,465    D. Hamilton      J. Curtis      
Sat, Jul 22 1  D  at Boston Red Sox            W   5-3    55-34   .618             26,067    C. Hunter        L. Tiant       
Sat, Jul 22 2  N  at Boston Red Sox            L   0-3    55-35   .611  1   +7.0   33,279    J. Horlen        S. Siebert     
Sun, Jul 23    D  at Boston Red Sox            W   6-3    56-35   .615  1   +6.5   28,481    B. Odom          L. McGlothen   
Thu, Jul 27    N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   4-3    57-35   .620  1   +7.0    9,936    V. Blue          B. Blyleven    
Fri, Jul 28    N  vs Minnesota Twins           L   3-4    57-36   .613  1   +6.0   10,141    K. Holtzman      D. Woodson     
Sat, Jul 29    D  vs Minnesota Twins           W   7-2    58-36   .617  1   +6.0   16,606    C. Hunter        R. Corbin      
Sun, Jul 30 1  D  vs Texas Rangers             L   1-2    58-37   .611                       B. Odom          D. Bosman      
Sun, Jul 30 2  D  vs Texas Rangers             L   2-4    58-38   .604  1   +5.5   22,502    D. Hamilton      D. Stanhouse   
Mon, Jul 31    D  vs Texas Rangers             W   2-0    59-38   .608  1   +5.5   19,423    V. Blue          R. Hand        


Tue, Aug 01    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   4-0    60-38   .612  1   +6.0    4,216    K. Holtzman      P. Splittorff  
Wed, Aug 02    N  vs Kansas City Royals        W   5-0    61-38   .616  1   +6.0    4,664    C. Hunter        D. Drago       
Fri, Aug 04    N  at Minnesota Twins           L   4-5    61-39   .610  1   +4.5   24,395    B. Odom          B. Blyleven    
Sat, Aug 05    D  at Minnesota Twins           L   0-4    61-40   .604  1   +4.5   33,161    V. Blue          D. Woodson     
Sun, Aug 06 1  D  at Minnesota Twins           W   6-3    62-40   .608                       K. Holtzman      R. Corbin      
Sun, Aug 06 2  N  at Minnesota Twins           L   1-5    62-41   .602  1   +3.5   33,571    D. Hamilton      D. Goltz       
Mon, Aug 07    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   2-4    62-42   .596  1   +3.0   11,335    C. Hunter        D. Drago       
Tue, Aug 08    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   3-4    62-43   .590  1   +2.0   13,386    B. Odom          B. Dal Canton  
Wed, Aug 09    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   2-5    62-44   .585  1   +1.0   17,877    V. Blue          M. Hedlund     
Thu, Aug 10    N  vs Chicago White Sox         W   5-3    63-44   .589  1   +2.0   11,818    K. Holtzman      T. Bradley     
Fri, Aug 11    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   0-1    63-45   .583  1   +1.0   16,065    C. Hunter        D. Lemonds     
Sat, Aug 12    D  vs Chicago White Sox         L   1-3    63-46   .578  1   Tied   23,332    B. Odom          W. Wood        
Sun, Aug 13    D  vs Chicago White Sox         W   3-0    64-46   .582  1   +1.0   24,288    V. Blue          S. Bahnsen     
Mon, Aug 14    N  at Baltimore Orioles         W   5-2    65-46   .586  1   +1.5   16,205    K. Holtzman      J. Palmer      
Wed, Aug 16    N  at Baltimore Orioles         W   4-3    66-46   .589  1   +1.0   18,781    C. Hunter        M. Cuellar     
Fri, Aug 18    N  at Cleveland Indians         W   8-0    67-46   .593  1   +0.5   18,252    B. Odom          G. Perry       
Sat, Aug 19    D  at Cleveland Indians         L   4-5    67-47   .588  1   +0.5   12,830    V. Blue          S. Dunning     
Sun, Aug 20    D  at Cleveland Indians         L   1-3    67-48   .583  1   Tied   12,818    K. Holtzman      D. Tidrow      
Mon, Aug 21    N  at Detroit Tigers            W   5-1    68-48   .586  1   +0.5   43,439    C. Hunter        W. Fryman      
Tue, Aug 22    N  at Detroit Tigers            W   6-3    69-48   .590  1   +0.5   30,490    B. Odom          M. Lolich      
Wed, Aug 23    N  at Detroit Tigers            L   5-7    69-49   .585  2    0.5   26,618    K. Holtzman      J. Coleman     
Fri, Aug 25    N  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   3-5    69-50   .580  2    1.0   14,834    C. Hunter        M. Cuellar     
Sat, Aug 26    D  vs Baltimore Orioles         L   1-5    69-51   .575  2    1.5   14,698    B. Odom          P. Dobson      
Sun, Aug 27    D  vs Baltimore Orioles         W   2-1    70-51   .579  2    0.5   16,749    K. Holtzman      D. McNally     
Mon, Aug 28    N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   5-4    71-51   .582  2    0.5   27,072    V. Blue          S. Dunning     
Tue, Aug 29    N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   1-0    72-51   .585  1   +0.5   15,135    C. Hunter        D. Tidrow      
Wed, Aug 30    N  vs Cleveland Indians         W   2-0    73-51   .589  1   +1.5    5,201    B. Odom          G. Perry       


Fri, Sep 01    N  vs Detroit Tigers            W   4-1    74-51   .592  1   +2.5    7,776    K. Holtzman      J. Coleman     
Sat, Sep 02    D  vs Detroit Tigers            L   1-3    74-52   .587  1   +2.5   12,684    V. Blue          M. Lolich      
Sun, Sep 03    D  vs Detroit Tigers            W   3-1    75-52   .591  1   +2.5   11,133    C. Hunter        B. Slayback    
Mon, Sep 04 1  D  vs California Angels         W  10-5    76-52   .594                       B. Odom          C. Wright      
Mon, Sep 04 2  D  vs California Angels         L   1-2    76-53   .589  1   +3.5   27,296    J. Horlen        N. Ryan        
Wed, Sep 06    D  at Chicago White Sox         W   9-1    77-53   .592  1   +4.0   13,093    K. Holtzman      T. Bradley     
Thu, Sep 07    N  at Chicago White Sox         L   0-6    77-54   .588  1   +3.0   29,968    V. Blue          W. Wood        
Fri, Sep 08    N  at Texas Rangers             W   6-3    78-54   .591  1   +3.5    5,837    C. Hunter        M. Paul        
Sat, Sep 09    N  at Texas Rangers             L   2-3    78-55   .586  1   +2.5    4,674    B. Odom          D. Stanhouse   
Sun, Sep 10    D  at Texas Rangers             W   7-2    79-55   .590  1   +3.5    3,565    K. Holtzman      R. Hand        
Mon, Sep 11 1  N  at Minnesota Twins           L   1-2    79-56   .585                       V. Blue          J. Perry       
Mon, Sep 11 2  N  at Minnesota Twins           L   2-3    79-57   .581  1   +2.0    8,506    J. Horlen        B. Blyleven    
Tue, Sep 12    N  at Minnesota Twins           W   7-4    80-57   .584  1   +2.0    5,199    C. Hunter        R. Corbin      
Wed, Sep 13    N  at Minnesota Twins           W   8-0    81-57   .587  1   +3.0    6,640    B. Odom          D. Goltz       
Fri, Sep 15    N  vs Texas Rangers             W  12-3    82-57   .590  1   +4.0    4,522    K. Holtzman      D. Stanhouse   
Sat, Sep 16    D  vs Texas Rangers             W   4-0    83-57   .593  1   +4.0    5,833    V. Blue          R. Hand        
Sun, Sep 17    D  vs Texas Rangers             W   4-1    84-57   .596  1   +5.0    8,541    C. Hunter        B. Gogolewski  
Tue, Sep 19    N  vs Chicago White Sox         L   7-8    84-58   .592  1   +4.0    9,594    B. Odom          T. Bradley     
Wed, Sep 20    N  vs Chicago White Sox         W   6-3    85-58   .594  1   +5.0   11,143    K. Holtzman      W. Wood        
Fri, Sep 22    N  vs Kansas City Royals        L   3-5    85-59   .590  1   +4.0    6,501    V. Blue          D. Drago       
Sat, Sep 23    D  vs Kansas City Royals        W   2-1    86-59   .593  1   +4.0    7,062    C. Hunter        P. Splittorff  
Sun, Sep 24 1  D  vs Kansas City Royals        L   2-4    86-60   .589                       B. Odom          M. Montgomery  
Sun, Sep 24 2  D  vs Kansas City Royals        W   2-1    87-60   .592  1   +3.5    9,881    D. Hamilton      T. Murphy      
Wed, Sep 27 1  N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   1-0    88-60   .595                       K. Holtzman      B. Blyleven    
Wed, Sep 27 2  N  vs Minnesota Twins           W   2-1    89-60   .597  1   +5.5   14,206    C. Hunter        R. Corbin      
Thu, Sep 28    D  vs Minnesota Twins           W   8-7    90-60   .600  1   +6.0    9,155    B. Odom          D. Woodson     
Fri, Sep 29    N  at Kansas City Royals        L   2-9    90-61   .596  1   +5.0    6,882    V. Blue          P. Splittorff  
Sat, Sep 30    N  at Kansas City Royals        W  10-5    91-61   .599  1   +5.0    9,314    J. Horlen        M. Montgomery  


Sun, Oct 01    D  at Kansas City Royals        W   4-2    92-61   .601  1   +6.0    8,726    K. Holtzman      T. Murphy      
Tue, Oct 03    N  at California Angels         L   2-3    92-62   .597  1   +4.5    4,928    C. Hunter        C. Wright      
Wed, Oct 04    N  at California Angels         W   2-1    93-62   .600  1   +5.5    7,977    B. Odom          N. Ryan        

* Attendance counts are based on figures announced in boxscores.


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