1970 Major League Baseball season

The 1970 Major League Baseball season. The Seattle Pilots relocated to Milwaukee and became the Brewers, thus returning Major League Baseball to Wisconsin for the first time since the relocation of the Milwaukee Braves to Atlanta following the 1965 season.

1970 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 6 – October 15, 1970
Number of games162
Number of teams24
Draft
Top draft pickMike Ivie
Picked bySan Diego Padres
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Boog Powell (BAL)
NL: Johnny Bench (CIN)
Postseason
AL championsBaltimore Orioles
  AL runners-upMinnesota Twins
NL championsCincinnati Reds
  NL runners-upPittsburgh Pirates
World Series
ChampionsBaltimore Orioles
  Runners-upCincinnati Reds
World Series MVPBrooks Robinson (BAL)
MLB seasons

StandingsEdit

PostseasonEdit

BracketEdit

  League Championship Series
(ALCS, NLCS)
World Series
                 
East Baltimore 3  
West Minnesota 0  
    AL Baltimore 4
  NL Cincinnati 1
East Pittsburgh 0
West Cincinnati 3  

Awards and honorsEdit

MLB statistical leadersEdit

Statistic American League National League
AVG Alex Johnson CAL .329 Rico Carty ATL .366
HR Frank Howard WSH 44 Johnny Bench CIN 45
RBI Frank Howard WSH 126 Johnny Bench CIN 148
Wins Mike Cuellar BAL
Dave McNally BAL
Jim Perry MIN
24 Bob Gibson STL
Gaylord Perry SF
23
ERA Diego Seguí OAK 2.56 Tom Seaver NYM 2.82
SO Sam McDowell CLE 304 Tom Seaver NYM 283
SV Ron Perranoski MIN 34 Wayne Granger CIN 35
SB Bert Campaneris OAK 42 Bobby Tolan CIN 57

Home Field AttendanceEdit

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
New York Mets[1] 83 -17.0% 2,697,479 24.0% 32,896
Cincinnati Reds[2] 102 14.6% 1,803,568 82.5% 22,266
Los Angeles Dodgers[3] 87 2.4% 1,697,142 -4.9% 20,952
Chicago Cubs[4] 84 -8.7% 1,642,705 -1.9% 20,534
St. Louis Cardinals[5] 76 -12.6% 1,629,736 -3.2% 20,120
Boston Red Sox[6] 87 0.0% 1,595,278 -13.0% 19,695
Detroit Tigers[7] 79 -12.2% 1,501,293 -4.8% 18,534
Montreal Expos[8] 73 40.4% 1,424,683 17.5% 17,809
Pittsburgh Pirates[9] 89 1.1% 1,341,947 74.4% 16,365
Minnesota Twins[10] 98 1.0% 1,261,887 -6.5% 15,579
Houston Astros[11] 79 -2.5% 1,253,444 -13.1% 15,475
New York Yankees[12] 93 16.3% 1,136,879 6.4% 14,036
Atlanta Braves[13] 76 -18.3% 1,078,848 -26.0% 13,319
California Angels[14] 86 21.1% 1,077,741 42.1% 13,305
Baltimore Orioles[15] 108 -0.9% 1,057,069 -0.5% 13,050
Milwaukee Brewers[16] 65 1.6% 933,690 37.7% 11,527
Washington Senators[17] 70 -18.6% 824,789 -10.2% 10,183
Oakland Athletics[18] 89 1.1% 778,355 0.0% 9,609
San Francisco Giants[19] 86 -4.4% 740,720 -15.2% 9,145
Cleveland Indians[20] 76 22.6% 729,752 17.7% 9,009
Philadelphia Phillies[21] 73 15.9% 708,247 36.4% 8,853
Kansas City Royals[22] 65 -5.8% 693,047 -23.2% 8,773
San Diego Padres[23] 63 21.2% 643,679 25.5% 7,947
Chicago White Sox[24] 56 -17.6% 495,355 -16.0% 5,897

EventsEdit

See alsoEdit

1970 in baseball

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New York Mets Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  2. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  3. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  6. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  8. ^ "Washington Nationals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  9. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  12. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  14. ^ "Los Angeles Angels Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  15. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  16. ^ "Milwaukee Brewers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  17. ^ "Texas Rangers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  18. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  19. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  20. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  21. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  22. ^ "Kansas City Royals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  23. ^ "San Diego Padres Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  24. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  25. ^ June 21, 1970 Tigers-Indians box score at Baseball Reference
  26. ^ Baseball Digest, March 1995, Vol. 54, No. 3, ISSN 0005-609X
  27. ^ October 1, 1970, box score at Baseball Cube

External linksEdit