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1972 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 96-59 .619
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 691-512 + 179
Manager(s): Bill Virdon
General Manager: Joe Brown
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 1,427,460 7/24
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Reds)
Top Draft Pick: Dwayne Peltier (#23) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
First Base Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Joe Morgan
Pitching Coach: Don Osborn
Third Base Coach: Frank Oceak

#1 Draft Picks

Richie Hebner (#15)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9659.619--
8570.54811.0
8373.53213.5
7581.48121.5
7086.44926.5
5997.37837.5
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1972 Pittsburgh Pirates Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1PIT@ NYNL0-40-15712No104-4
    2PIT@ NYNW2-01-15911No124-2
    3PITvs CHNL4-61-25914No2610-4
    4PITvs CHNW5-22-24810No1.51112-1 
    5PITvs CHNW7-53-2346No118171
    6PIT@ PHIW3-24-2235Yes121192 
    7PIT@ PHIL4-54-34510No1.525241 
    8PITvs CINW5-25-3459No0.530264 
    9PITvs CINL6-75-44510No1.536333
    10PITvs CINL4-55-54612No2.540382 
    11PITvs ATLL5-135-64613No3.54551-6
    12PITvs ATLL5-95-74816No3.55060-10
    13PITvs ATLL1-65-84817No45166-15 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    14PITvs HOUL8-95-95919No4.55975-16 
    15PITvs HOUW3-26-94816No56277-15
    16PIT@ CINL4-56-1051019No56682-16 
    17PIT@ CINW8-17-105918No47483-9 
    18PIT@ CINW9-68-104612No48389-6
    19PIT@ ATLW5-29-104612No3.58891-3
    20PIT@ ATLL4-89-115814No4.59299-7 
    21PIT@ HOUW4-210-115714No4.596101-5
    22PIT@ HOUW6-111-115712No4.51021020
    23PIT@ HOUL6-711-125813No5.5108109-1
    24PITvs SLNW4-112-124612No5.51121102 
    25PITvs SLNW4-313-123511Yes5.51161133
    26PITvs SLNW12-014-123510Yes5.512811315 
    27PITvs MONW8-015-122510Yes613611323 
    28PITvs MONW6-016-12248Yes6.514211329
    29PITvs MONW1-018-12248Yes614811632
    30PITvs MONW5-318-12248Yes614811632 
    31PIT@ SLNW6-219-12236Yes515411836
    32PIT@ SLNW9-420-12235Yes416312241 
    33PIT@ SLNL2-420-13236Yes516512639 
    34PITvs PHIW6-421-13236Yes417113041 
    35PITvs PHIL1-221-14236Yes517213240
    36PITvs PHIW6-522-14236Yes417813741 
    37PITvs PHIW7-324-14224Yes3.518914247 
    38PITvs PHIW4-224-14224Yes3.518914247
    39PIT@ MONL2-324-15235Yes4.519114546 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    40PIT@ SFNL4-724-16235Yes519515243 
    41PIT@ SFNW4-325-16234Yes519915544
    42PIT@ SFNW4-327-16223Yes3.521215953
    43PIT@ SFNW9-127-16223Yes3.521215953 
    44PIT@ SDNW12-529-16223Yes2.522516461 
    45PIT@ SDNW1-029-16223Yes2.522516461
    46PIT@ SDNW11-230-16223Yes1.523616670 
    47PIT@ LANW5-131-16223Yes0.524116774 
    48PIT@ LANL1-231-17223Yes1.524216973
    49PIT@ LANW7-532-17223Yes0.524917475
    50PITvs SFNL1-332-18234Yes0.525017773 
    51PITvs SFNW4-134-18112Yes--26318578
    52PITvs SFNW9-734-18112Yes--26318578
    53PITvs SDNW2-135-18112Yes--26518679 
    54PITvs SDNL0-435-19112Yes--26519075 
    55PITvs SDNL0-135-20223Yes0.526519174 
    56PITvs LANW13-336-20112Yes--27819484
    57PITvs LANL3-536-21112Yes--28119982 
    58PIT@ CHNW4-237-21112Yes--28520184
    59PIT@ CHNW3-138-21112Yes--28820286
    60PIT@ CHNW9-239-21112Yes--29720493
    61PIT@ NYNL2-439-22112Yes--29920891
    62PIT@ NYNL4-739-23112Yes--30321588 
    63PITvs MONL1-339-24123Yes--30421886 
    64PITvs MONW9-040-24112Yes--31321895 
    65PITvs CHNL3-440-25112Yes--31622294
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    66PITvs CHNW4-341-25112Yes--32022595 
    67PITvs CHNW7-442-25112Yes--32722998
    68PITvs CHNW3-243-25112Yes--33023199 
    69PIT@ HOUL0-643-26112Yes--33023793 
    70PIT@ HOUW6-444-26112Yes--33624195 
    71PIT@ HOUW7-345-26112Yes--34324499 
    72PIT@ ATLW10-246-27112Yes--355249106 
    73PIT@ ATLL2-346-27112Yes--355249106 
    74PIT@ ATLW5-347-27112Yes--360252108
    75PIT@ ATLW7-448-27112Yes--367256111 
    76PIT@ CINL0-548-28111Yes--367261106 
    77PIT@ CINL3-648-29111Yes--370267103
    78PIT@ CINL0-248-30112Yes--370269101
    79PITvs HOUW5-249-30112Yes--375271104 
    80PITvs HOUW5-150-30112Yes--380272108
    81PITvs HOUW3-252-30112Yes--386276110 
    82PITvs HOUW3-252-30112Yes--386276110
    83PITvs ATLW6-553-30111Yes--392281111
    84PITvs ATLL2-453-31112Yes--394285109 
    85PITvs ATLW8-354-31112Yes--402288114
    86PITvs CINL5-1154-32111Yes--407299108
    87PITvs CINL3-654-33122Yes--410305105
    88PITvs CINW3-255-33111Yes--413307106
    89PITvs NYNL0-156-34122Yes--420313107 
    90PITvs NYNW7-556-34122Yes--420313107
    91PITvs NYNW3-157-34111Yes--423314109 
    92PIT@ PHIL2-558-35111Yes--428321107
    93PIT@ PHIW3-258-35111Yes--428321107
    94PIT@ PHIW7-159-35111Yes--435322113 
    95PIT@ PHIW2-060-35111Yes--437322115 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    96PIT@ SLNL4-760-36111Yes--441329112
    97PIT@ SLNL5-1060-37111Yes--446339107 
    98PIT@ SLNW2-161-37111Yes--448340108
    99PIT@ MONL1-261-38111Yes--449342107 
    100PIT@ MONW7-462-38111Yes--456346110
    101PIT@ MONW8-064-38111Yes--471348123 
    102PIT@ MONW7-264-38111Yes--471348123
    103PITvs PHIW4-265-38111Yes--475350125 
    104PITvs PHIL0-265-39111Yes--475352123 
    105PITvs SLNW10-566-39111Yes--485357128
    106PITvs SLNW6-567-39111Yes--491362129
    107PITvs SLNL0-268-40111Yes--498369129 
    108PITvs SLNW7-568-40111Yes--498369129
    109PIT@ LANL6-868-41111Yes--504377127
    110PIT@ LANW3-269-41111Yes--507379128 
    111PIT@ LANL2-469-42111Yes--509383126
    112PIT@ SDNW4-270-42111Yes--513385128 
    113PIT@ SDNW9-372-42111Yes--527390137
    114PIT@ SDNW5-272-42111Yes--527390137 
    115PIT@ SFNW1-073-42111Yes--528390138 
    116PIT@ SFNL0-873-43111Yes--528398130 
    117PITvs LANW3-274-44122Yes--534404130 
    118PITvs LANL3-474-44122Yes--534404130 
    119PITvs LANL3-774-45122Yes--537411126 
    120PITvs LANL4-774-46122Yes--541418123
    121PITvs SDNW5-375-46122Yes--546421125
    122PITvs SDNW5-376-46122Yes--551424127
    123PITvs SDNW11-077-46122Yes--562424138 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    124PITvs SFNW10-678-46121Yes--572430142
    125PITvs SFNW6-379-46111Yes--578433145 
    126PITvs SFNW2-180-46111Yes--580434146 
    127PITvs PHIW10-082-46111Yes--595435160 
    128PITvs PHIW5-182-46111Yes--595435160 
    129PITvs CHNW4-083-46111Yes--599435164 
    130PITvs CHNL2-483-47111Yes--601439162 
    131PIT@ MONW7-185-47111Yes--612442170 
    132PIT@ MONW4-285-47111Yes--612442170
    133PIT@ MONW8-386-47111Yes--620445175 
    134PIT@ MONL2-886-48111Yes--622453169 
    135PIT@ CHNW7-087-48111Yes--629453176
    136PIT@ CHNW6-488-48111Yes--635457178
    137PIT@ CHNW5-289-48111Yes--640459181
    138PIT@ SLNL4-1089-49111Yes--644469175 
    139PIT@ SLNL0-489-50111Yes--644473171 
    140PIT@ SLNL4-589-51111Yes--648478170
    141PIT@ NYNL0-189-52111Yes--648479169 
    142PIT@ NYNW5-190-52111Yes--653480173 
    143PIT@ NYNL1-490-53111Yes--654484170 
    144PIT@ NYNW6-291-53111Yes--660486174 
    145PITvs MONW4-392-53111Yes--664489175 
    146PITvs MONL0-392-54111Yes--664492172 
    147PITvs MONL1-292-55111Yes--665494171 
    148PIT@ PHIW5-193-55111Yes--670495175 
    149PIT@ PHIW3-194-55111Yes--673496177
    150PIT@ PHIL1-294-56111Yes--674498176 
    151PITvs NYNL0-194-57111Yes--674499175 
    152PITvs NYNW5-095-57111Yes--679499180
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    153PITvs NYNL3-795-58111Yes--682506176 
    154PITvs SLNW6-296-58111Yes--688508180
    155PITvs SLNL3-496-59111Yes--691512179 


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