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1972 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  96-59   .619
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bill Virdon
General Manager:   Joe Brown
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,427,460
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Reds)

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roberto Clemente (37)
Youngest Player:  Bob Johnson (12)
Longest Tenure:  Roberto Clemente (18)
Top Hitter:  Willie Stargell (5)
Top Pitcher:  Dock Ellis (15)
Top Draft Pick:  Dwayne Peltier (#23)

Roster Continuity:  94.50%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9659.619--
Chi Cubs8570.54811.0
NY Mets8373.53213.5
St. Louis7581.48121.5
Montreal7086.44926.5
Philadelphia5997.37837.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-04-15@ NYN1L  0-40-1515,893Dock EllisTom SeaverTom SeaverDock EllisTug McGraw04-4
1972-04-16@ NYN2W  2-01-1523,241Steve BlassGary GentrySteve BlassGary GentryRamon Hernandez24-2
1972-04-18vs CHN3L  4-61-2547,489 Bob MooseMilt PappasMilt PappasBob MooseDan McGinn610-4
1972-04-19vs CHN4W  5-22-249,171 Bob JohnsonJuan PizarroNelson BrilesJuan Pizarro 1112-1
1972-04-20vs CHN5W  7-53-236,529 Dock EllisFergie JenkinsDock EllisFergie JenkinsDave Giusti18171
1972-04-21@ PHI6W  3-24-220Steve BlassDick SelmaRamon HernandezChris Short 21192
1972-04-23@ PHI7L  4-54-3443,438Bob MooseWoodie FrymanBucky BrandonBob Miller 25241
1972-04-25vs CIN8W  5-25-346,509 Bob JohnsonJim MerrittBob MillerJim McGlothlin 30264
1972-04-26vs CIN9L  6-75-446,380 Steve BlassGary NolanGary NolanSteve BlassPedro Borbon36333
1972-04-27vs CIN10L  4-55-5412,504 Nelson BrilesDon GullettClay CarrollDave Giusti 40382
1972-04-28vs ATL11L  5-135-6412,804 Bob MoosePat JarvisPat JarvisBob MooseMike McQueen4551-6
1972-04-29vs ATL12L  5-95-7410,684 Luke WalkerTom KelleyTom KelleyLuke WalkerGeorge Stone5060-10
1972-04-30vs ATL13L  1-65-8412,264 Bob JohnsonPhil NiekroPhil NiekroBob Johnson 5166-15
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-05-01vs HOU14L  8-95-954,788 Steve BlassDave RobertsJim RayDave Giusti 5975-16
1972-05-03vs HOU15W  3-26-949,522 Dock EllisJerry ReussDock EllisJerry ReussBruce Kison6277-15
1972-05-05@ CIN16L  4-56-10524,722Bob JohnsonGary NolanClay CarrollDave Giusti 6682-16
1972-05-06@ CIN17W  8-17-10512,284Steve BlassPedro BorbonSteve BlassPedro Borbon 7483-9
1972-05-07@ CIN18W  9-68-10419,281Nelson BrilesJack BillinghamNelson BrilesJack BillinghamBob Moose8389-6
1972-05-09@ ATL19W  5-29-1047,762Dock EllisTom KelleyDock EllisTom KelleyBruce Kison8891-3
1972-05-10@ ATL20L  4-89-1156,708Bob JohnsonPhil NiekroPhil NiekroBob Johnson 9299-7
1972-05-12@ HOU21W  4-210-11517,863Steve BlassLarry DierkerSteve BlassLarry DierkerBob Miller96101-5
1972-05-13@ HOU22W  6-111-11523,568Bob MooseKen ForschBob MooseFred GladdingBob Miller1021020
1972-05-14@ HOU23L  6-711-12514,704Nelson BrilesDon WilsonDon WilsonNelson BrilesJim Ray108109-1
1972-05-15vs SLN24W  4-112-1248,640 Dock EllisBob GibsonDock EllisBob Gibson 1121102
1972-05-16vs SLN25W  4-313-1238,272 Luke WalkerRick WiseLuke WalkerRick WiseDave Giusti1161133
1972-05-17vs SLN26W  12-014-1239,188 Steve BlassReggie ClevelandSteve BlassReggie Cleveland 12811315
1972-05-19vs MON27W  8-015-12241,765 Bob MooseBill StonemanBob MooseBill Stoneman 13611323
1972-05-20vs MON28W  6-016-12211,602 Dock EllisCarl MortonDock EllisCarl MortonBruce Kison14211329
1972-05-21vs MON29W  1-018-12230,418 Luke WalkerErnie McAnallyLuke WalkerErnie McAnallyRamon Hernandez14311330
1972-05-21vs MON30W  5-318-12230,418 Bob JohnsonSteve RenkoDave GiustiJoe Gilbert 14811632
1972-05-23@ SLN31W  6-219-12211,795Steve BlassReggie ClevelandSteve BlassReggie ClevelandRamon Hernandez15411836
1972-05-24@ SLN32W  9-420-12210,794Bob MooseScipio SpinksBob MillerDennis Higgins 16312241
1972-05-25@ SLN33L  2-420-1329,293Dock EllisBob GibsonBob GibsonDock Ellis 16512639
1972-05-26vs PHI34W  6-421-13225,164 Nelson BrilesSteve CarltonNelson BrilesSteve Carlton 17113041
1972-05-27vs PHI35L  1-221-14219,398 Bob JohnsonBill ChampionBucky BrandonDave GiustiChris Short17213240
1972-05-28vs PHI36W  6-522-14215,236 Steve BlassDick SelmaRamon HernandezJoe Hoerner 17813741
1972-05-29vs PHI37W  7-324-14236,464 Luke WalkerWoodie FrymanRamon HernandezWoodie Fryman 18514045
1972-05-29vs PHI38W  4-224-14236,464 Bob MooseKen ReynoldsBob MooseKen ReynoldsDave Giusti18914247
1972-05-31@ MON39L  2-324-15210,565Nelson BrilesErnie McAnallyErnie McAnallyNelson Briles 19114546
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-06-02@ SFN40L  4-724-1626,669Bob JohnsonJuan MarichalJuan MarichalBob Johnson 19515243
1972-06-03@ SFN41W  4-325-16211,216Steve BlassSam McDowellSteve BlassSam McDowellDave Giusti19915544
1972-06-04@ SFN42W  4-327-1620Luke WalkerRon BryantBob MillerJerry JohnsonDave Giusti20315845
1972-06-04@ SFN43W  9-127-16219,929Bruce KisonCharlie WilliamsBruce KisonCharlie Williams 21215953
1972-06-07@ SDN44W  12-529-1620Nelson BrilesFred NormanBob JohnsonFred Norman 22416460
1972-06-07@ SDN45W  1-029-1627,371Dock EllisClay KirbyBob MillerMike CorkinsBob Johnson22516461
1972-06-08@ SDN46W  11-230-1622,949Bob MooseSteve ArlinBob MooseSteve Arlin 23616670
1972-06-09@ LAN47W  5-131-16235,078Steve BlassDon SuttonSteve BlassDon Sutton 24116774
1972-06-10@ LAN48L  1-231-17238,937Luke WalkerClaude OsteenClaude OsteenLuke WalkerJim Brewer24216973
1972-06-11@ LAN49W  7-532-17240,846Bruce KisonAl DowningBruce KisonPete MikkelsenDave Giusti24917475
1972-06-14vs SFN50L  1-332-18214,552 Dock EllisSam McDowellSam McDowellDock Ellis 25017773
1972-06-15vs SFN51W  4-134-1810 Nelson BrilesSteve StoneNelson BrilesSteve StoneDave Giusti25417876
1972-06-15vs SFN52W  9-734-18121,126 Bob MooseRon BryantBob MooseRon BryantRamon Hernandez26318578
1972-06-16vs SDN53W  2-135-18117,020 Steve BlassFred NormanSteve BlassFred Norman 26518679
1972-06-17vs SDN54L  0-435-19120,718 Luke WalkerClay KirbyClay KirbyLuke Walker 26519075
1972-06-18vs SDN55L  0-135-20227,143 Bruce KisonSteve ArlinSteve ArlinBruce Kison 26519174
1972-06-19vs LAN56W  13-336-20115,430 Dock EllisDon SuttonDock EllisDon SuttonBob Miller27819484
1972-06-21vs LAN57L  3-536-21115,209 Bob MooseClaude OsteenJim BrewerBob Moose 28119982
1972-06-23@ CHN58W  4-237-21128,177Steve BlassFergie JenkinsSteve BlassFergie JenkinsDave Giusti28520184
1972-06-24@ CHN59W  3-138-21127,543Nelson BrilesBill HandsNelson BrilesBill HandsDave Giusti28820286
1972-06-25@ CHN60W  9-239-21135,099Dock EllisBurt HootonDock EllisBurt HootonDave Giusti29720493
1972-06-26@ NYN61L  2-439-22148,820Bob MooseJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanBob MooseTug McGraw29920891
1972-06-27@ NYN62L  4-739-23138,152Bruce KisonJim McAndrewDanny FrisellaLuke Walker 30321588
1972-06-28vs MON63L  1-339-24113,470 Steve BlassBill StonemanBill StonemanSteve Blass 30421886
1972-06-29vs MON64W  9-040-24118,364 Nelson BrilesErnie McAnallyNelson BrilesErnie McAnally 31321895
1972-06-30vs CHN65L  3-440-25122,745 Dock EllisRick ReuschelRick ReuschelDock EllisJack Aker31622294
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-07-01vs CHN66W  4-341-25116,102 Bob MooseFergie JenkinsDave GiustiFergie Jenkins 32022595
1972-07-02vs CHN67W  7-442-25125,229 Bruce KisonBill HandsBruce KisonBill HandsRamon Hernandez32722998
1972-07-03vs CHN68W  3-243-25126,933 Steve BlassBurt HootonDave GiustiBurt Hooton 33023199
1972-07-04@ HOU69L  0-643-26131,164Nelson BrilesLarry DierkerLarry DierkerNelson Briles 33023793
1972-07-05@ HOU70W  6-444-26123,646Dock EllisKen ForschBob JohnsonKen Forsch 33624195
1972-07-06@ HOU71W  7-345-26123,540Bob MooseDon WilsonRamon HernandezJim Ray 34324499
1972-07-07@ ATL72W  10-246-2710Luke WalkerTom KelleyLuke WalkerTom Kelley 353246107
1972-07-07@ ATL73L  2-346-27125,253Bruce KisonJim HardinJim HardinBruce Kison 355249106
1972-07-08@ ATL74W  5-347-27120,256Steve BlassRon ReedSteve BlassRon ReedDave Giusti360252108
1972-07-09@ ATL75W  7-448-27120,130Nelson BrilesDenny McLainNelson BrilesDenny McLain 367256111
1972-07-11@ CIN76L  0-548-28124,047Bob MooseJack BillinghamJack BillinghamBob Moose 367261106
1972-07-12@ CIN77L  3-648-29128,058Luke WalkerWayne SimpsonWayne SimpsonLuke WalkerClay Carroll370267103
1972-07-13@ CIN78L  0-248-30132,060Steve BlassGary NolanGary NolanSteve BlassClay Carroll370269101
1972-07-14vs HOU79W  5-249-30124,487 Nelson BrilesLarry DierkerNelson BrilesLarry Dierker 375271104
1972-07-15vs HOU80W  5-150-30116,202 Dock EllisKen ForschDock EllisKen ForschDave Giusti380272108
1972-07-16vs HOU81W  3-252-3010 Bob MooseTom GriffinDave GiustiFred Gladding 383274109
1972-07-16vs HOU82W  3-252-30149,341 Bruce KisonDon WilsonBruce KisonDon WilsonDave Giusti386276110
1972-07-17vs ATL83W  6-553-30114,866 Luke WalkerRon SchuelerRamon HernandezJoe HoernerDave Giusti392281111
1972-07-18vs ATL84L  2-453-31120,162 Steve BlassRon ReedRon ReedSteve Blass 394285109
1972-07-19vs ATL85W  8-354-31124,847 Nelson BrilesPhil NiekroNelson BrilesPhil NiekroLuke Walker402288114
1972-07-21vs CIN86L  5-1154-32132,255 Dock EllisJack BillinghamPedro BorbonBruce KisonDon Gullett407299108
1972-07-22vs CIN87L  3-654-33140,837 Bob MooseWayne SimpsonEd SpragueBob MooseClay Carroll410305105
1972-07-23vs CIN88W  3-255-33129,487 Steve BlassRoss GrimsleySteve BlassRoss GrimsleyRamon Hernandez413307106
1972-07-27vs NYN89L  0-156-3410 Nelson BrilesJon MatlackJon MatlackNelson Briles 413308105
1972-07-27vs NYN90W  7-556-34149,886 Bob MooseJerry KoosmanBob MooseJerry KoosmanDave Giusti420313107
1972-07-28vs NYN91W  3-157-34139,035 Dock EllisTom SeaverDock EllisTom Seaver 423314109
1972-07-29@ PHI92L  2-558-35137,544Steve BlassWoodie FrymanWoodie FrymanSteve BlassDick Selma425319106
1972-07-29@ PHI93W  3-258-35137,544Luke WalkerBucky BrandonLuke WalkerBucky BrandonDave Giusti428321107
1972-07-30@ PHI94W  7-159-35128,451Bruce KisonBarry LerschBruce KisonBarry Lersch 435322113
1972-07-31@ PHI95W  2-060-35117,455Bob MooseKen ReynoldsBob MooseKen Reynolds 437322115
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-08-01@ SLN96L  4-760-36123,712Nelson BrilesAl SantoriniAl SantoriniNelson BrilesDiego Segui441329112
1972-08-02@ SLN97L  5-1060-37124,961Dock EllisBob GibsonBob GibsonDock Ellis 446339107
1972-08-03@ SLN98W  2-161-37114,836Steve BlassRick WiseSteve BlassRick WiseRamon Hernandez448340108
1972-08-04@ MON99L  1-261-38118,436Bruce KisonBalor MooreBalor MooreBruce Kison 449342107
1972-08-05@ MON100W  7-462-38120,905Nelson BrilesBill StonemanNelson BrilesBill StonemanDave Giusti456346110
1972-08-06@ MON101W  8-064-3810Bob MooseMike TorrezBob MooseMike Torrez 464346118
1972-08-06@ MON102W  7-264-38128,330Bob JohnsonSteve RenkoBob JohnsonSteve RenkoRamon Hernandez471348123
1972-08-08vs PHI103W  4-265-38118,228 Dock EllisBill ChampionDock EllisBill Champion 475350125
1972-08-09vs PHI104L  0-265-39119,832 Steve BlassSteve CarltonSteve CarltonSteve Blass 475352123
1972-08-11vs SLN105W  10-566-39134,248 Nelson BrilesReggie ClevelandNelson BrilesReggie ClevelandRamon Hernandez485357128
1972-08-12vs SLN106W  6-567-39123,474 Bob MooseBob GibsonBob MooseBob GibsonDave Giusti491362129
1972-08-13vs SLN107L  0-268-4010 Dock EllisRick WiseRick WiseDock Ellis 491364127
1972-08-13vs SLN108W  7-568-40147,300 Steve BlassAl SantoriniSteve BlassAl SantoriniDave Giusti498369129
1972-08-15@ LAN109L  6-868-41127,484Bruce KisonClaude OsteenPete RichertBob JohnsonJim Brewer504377127
1972-08-16@ LAN110W  3-269-41128,318Nelson BrilesDon SuttonBob MillerDon Sutton 507379128
1972-08-17@ LAN111L  2-469-42129,777Bob MooseAl DowningAl DowningBob MoosePete Richert509383126
1972-08-18@ SDN112W  4-270-42130,610Steve BlassBill GreifSteve BlassBill Greif 513385128
1972-08-20@ SDN113W  9-372-4210Dock EllisMike CaldwellDock EllisMike CorkinsBob Johnson522388134
1972-08-20@ SDN114W  5-272-4219,759Bruce KisonFred NormanBruce KisonFred Norman 527390137
1972-08-22@ SFN115W  1-073-4219,389Nelson BrilesJuan MarichalNelson BrilesJuan Marichal 528390138
1972-08-23@ SFN116L  0-873-4318,330Bob MooseJim BarrJim BarrBob Moose 528398130
1972-08-25vs LAN117W  3-274-4410 Steve BlassTommy JohnDave GiustiPete Richert 531400131
1972-08-25vs LAN118L  3-474-44139,574 Bruce KisonClaude OsteenClaude OsteenBruce Kison 534404130
1972-08-26vs LAN119L  3-774-45120,174 Dock EllisDon SuttonDon SuttonDock Ellis 537411126
1972-08-27vs LAN120L  4-774-46125,672 Nelson BrilesAl DowningPete MikkelsenNelson BrilesJim Brewer541418123
1972-08-28vs SDN121W  5-375-46113,438 Bob MooseMike CaldwellBob MooseMike CaldwellRamon Hernandez546421125
1972-08-29vs SDN122W  5-376-46112,329 Steve BlassMike CorkinsSteve BlassMike CorkinsDave Giusti551424127
1972-08-30vs SDN123W  11-077-46119,009 Bruce KisonSteve ArlinBruce KisonSteve Arlin 562424138
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-09-01vs SFN124W  10-678-46120,678 Dock EllisRon BryantDock EllisRon BryantDave Giusti572430142
1972-09-02vs SFN125W  6-379-46114,194 Nelson BrilesSam McDowellNelson BrilesSam McDowell 578433145
1972-09-03vs SFN126W  2-180-46116,760 Bob MooseJim BarrDave GiustiJerry Johnson 580434146
1972-09-04vs PHI127W  10-082-46126,627 Steve BlassWayne TwitchellSteve BlassWayne Twitchell 590434156
1972-09-04vs PHI128W  5-182-46126,627 Bruce KisonJim NashBruce KisonJim Nash 595435160
1972-09-06vs CHN129W  4-083-46112,470 Dock EllisDan McGinnDock EllisDan McGinn 599435164
1972-09-07vs CHN130L  2-483-47112,306 Nelson BrilesBurt HootonBurt HootonNelson Briles 601439162
1972-09-08@ MON131W  7-185-4710Bob JohnsonCarl MortonBob JohnsonCarl Morton 608440168
1972-09-08@ MON132W  4-285-47112,118Bob MooseErnie McAnallyDave GiustiMike MarshallRamon Hernandez612442170
1972-09-09@ MON133W  8-386-47117,092Steve BlassBill StonemanSteve BlassBill Stoneman 620445175
1972-09-10@ MON134L  2-886-48120,253Bruce KisonMike TorrezMike TorrezBruce Kison 622453169
1972-09-12@ CHN135W  7-087-4814,153Dock EllisBurt HootonDock EllisBurt HootonDave Giusti629453176
1972-09-13@ CHN136W  6-488-4814,418Nelson BrilesFergie JenkinsNelson BrilesFergie JenkinsRamon Hernandez635457178
1972-09-14@ CHN137W  5-289-4814,603Bob MooseRick ReuschelBob MooseRick ReuschelRamon Hernandez640459181
1972-09-15@ SLN138L  4-1089-49110,853Bruce KisonRick WiseRick WiseBruce Kison 644469175
1972-09-16@ SLN139L  0-489-50111,850Steve BlassAl SantoriniAl SantoriniSteve Blass 644473171
1972-09-17@ SLN140L  4-589-51111,802Bob JohnsonReggie ClevelandReggie ClevelandBob MillerDiego Segui648478170
1972-09-18@ NYN141L  0-189-52115,622Nelson BrilesJon MatlackJon MatlackNelson Briles 648479169
1972-09-19@ NYN142W  5-190-52115,537Bob MooseJerry KoosmanBob MooseJerry Koosman 653480173
1972-09-20@ NYN143L  1-490-53115,147Luke WalkerTom SeaverTom SeaverLuke Walker 654484170
1972-09-21@ NYN144W  6-291-53110,991Steve BlassGary GentrySteve BlassGary Gentry 660486174
1972-09-22vs MON145W  4-392-53115,365 Bruce KisonBalor MooreJim McKeeMike Marshall 664489175
1972-09-23vs MON146L  0-392-5418,580 Nelson BrilesErnie McAnallyErnie McAnallyNelson Briles 664492172
1972-09-24vs MON147L  1-292-5519,116 Bob MooseCarl MortonCarl MortonBob Moose 665494171
1972-09-26@ PHI148W  5-193-5518,472Steve BlassWayne TwitchellSteve BlassBill Champion 670495175
1972-09-27@ PHI149W  3-194-5515,335Bruce KisonKen ReynoldsBruce KisonKen ReynoldsLuke Walker673496177
1972-09-28@ PHI150L  1-294-56112,216Bob MooseSteve CarltonSteve CarltonBob Moose 674498176
1972-09-29vs NYN151L  0-194-57124,193 Nelson BrilesTom SeaverTom SeaverNelson Briles 674499175
1972-09-30vs NYN152W  5-095-57113,117 Dock EllisJon MatlackDock EllisJon MatlackBob Johnson679499180
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1972-10-01vs NYN153L  3-795-58130,031 Steve BlassJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanSteve Blass 682506176
1972-10-03vs SLN154W  6-296-5815,905 Bob MooseAl SantoriniBob MooseAl SantoriniRamon Hernandez688508180
1972-10-04vs SLN155L  3-496-5914,603 Nelson BrilesBob GibsonBob GibsonNelson Briles 691512179


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