1970 Major League Baseball season

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1970 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 6 – October 15, 1970
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
Finals MVPBrooks Robinson (BAL)
MLB seasons

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.

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

Postseason[edit]

  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 honors[edit]

MLB statistical leaders[edit]

Statistic American League National League
AVG Alex Johnson CAL .329 Rico Carty ATL .366
HR Frank Howard WSA 44 Johnny Bench CIN 45
RBI Frank Howard WSA 126 Johnny Bench CIN 148
Wins Mike Cuellar BAL
Dave McNally BAL
Jim Perry MIN
24 Bob Gibson STL
Gaylord Perry SFG
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

Events[edit]

See also[edit]

1970 in baseball

References[edit]

  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

External links[edit]