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

Major league baseball final standingsEdit


  League Championship Series
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


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ June 21, 1970 Tigers-Indians box score at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Baseball Digest, March 1995, Vol. 54, No. 3, ISSN 0005-609X
  3. ^ October 1, 1970, box score at Baseball Cube

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