1970 Detroit Tigers season

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1970 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Fetzer
General manager(s) Jim Campbell
Manager(s) Mayo Smith
Local television WJBK
(George Kell, Larry Osterman)
Local radio WJR
(Ernie Harwell, Ray Lane)
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The 1970 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the American League East with a record of 79-83, 29 games behind the Baltimore Orioles.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 108 54 0.667 59–22 49–32
New York Yankees 93 69 0.574 15 53–28 40–41
Boston Red Sox 87 75 0.537 21 52–29 35–46
Detroit Tigers 79 83 0.488 29 42–39 37–44
Cleveland Indians 76 86 0.469 32 43–38 33–48
Washington Senators 70 92 0.432 38 40–41 30–51


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1970 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK WSH
Baltimore 13–5 7–5 9–3 14–4 11–7 12–0 7–5 5–7 11–7 7–5 12–6
Boston 5–13 5–7 8–4 12–6 9–9 7–5 5–7 7–5 10–8 7–5 12–6
California 5–7 7–5 12–6 6–6 6–6 10–8 12–6 8–10 5–7 8–10 7–5
Chicago 3–9 4–8 6–12 6–6 6–6 7–11 7–11 6–12 5–7 2–16 4–8
Cleveland 4–14 6–12 6–6 6–6 7–11 8–4 7–5 6–6 8–10 7–5 11–7
Detroit 7–11 9–9 6–6 6–6 11–7 6–6 8–4 4–8 7–11 6–6 9–9
Kansas City 0–12 5–7 8–10 11–7 4–8 6–6 12–6 5–13 1–11 7–11 6–6
Milwaukee 5–7 7–5 6–12 11–7 5–7 4–8 6–12 5–13 3–9–1 8–10 5–7
Minnesota 7–5 5–7 10–8 12–6 6–6 8–4 13–5 13–5 5–7 13–5 6–6
New York 7–11 8–10 7–5 7–5 10–8 11–7 11–1 9–3–1 7–5 6–6 10–8
Oakland 5–7 5–7 10–8 16–2 5–7 6–6 11–7 10–8 5–13 6–6 10–2
Washington 6–12 6–12 5–7 8–4 7–11 9–9 6–6 7–5 6–6 8–10 2–10


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1970 Detroit Tigers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
SS Gutiérrez, CésarCésar Gutiérrez 135 415 101 .243 0 22

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jones, DaltonDalton Jones 89 191 42 .220 6 21
Price, JimJim Price 52 132 24 .182 5 15
Szotkiewicz, KenKen Szotkiewicz 47 84 9 .107 3 9
Collins, KevinKevin Collins 25 24 5 .208 1 3
Hosley, TimTim Hosley 7 12 2 .167 1 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Cain, LesLes Cain 29 180.2 12 7 3.84 156

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Kilkenny, MikeMike Kilkenny 36 129 7 6 5.16 105

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Hiller, JohnJohn Hiller 47 6 6 3 3.03 89
LaGrow, LerrinLerrin LaGrow 10 0 1 0 7.30 7

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toledo Mud Hens International League Frank Carswell
AA Montgomery Rebels Southern League Stubby Overmire
A Rocky Mount Leafs Carolina League Max Lanier
A Lakeland Tigers Florida State League Dick Tracewski
A-Short Season Batavia Trojans New York–Penn League Joe Lewis
Rookie Bristol Tigers Appalachian League Al Lakeman

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Matchick at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Tom Tresh at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Kevin Collins at Baseball Reference

References[edit]