1970 Montreal Expos season

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1970 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Bronfman
General manager(s) Jim Fanning
Manager(s) Gene Mauch
Local television CBC Television
(Don Drysdale, Hal Kelly)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Guy Ferron)
Local radio CFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Russ Taylor)
CKLM (French)
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Jean-Paul Sarault)
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Offseason[edit]

Spring training[edit]

The Expos held spring training at West Palm Beach Municipal Stadium in West Palm Beach, Florida, a facility they shared with the Atlanta Braves. It was their second season at the stadium.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 89 73 0.549 50–32 39–41
Chicago Cubs 84 78 0.519 5 46–34 38–44
New York Mets 83 79 0.512 6 44–38 39–41
St. Louis Cardinals 76 86 0.469 13 34–47 42–39
Philadelphia Phillies 73 88 0.453 15½ 40–40 33–48
Montreal Expos 73 89 0.451 16 39–41 34–48


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1970 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 8–4 5–13 9–9 6–12 6–6 6–6 7–5 6–6 9–9 7–11 7–5
Chicago 4–8 7–5 7–5 6–6 13–5 7–11 9–9 8–10 9–3 7–5 7–11
Cincinnati 13–5 5–7 15–3 13–5 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–4 8–10 9–9 9–3
Houston 9–9 5–7 3–15 8–10 8–4 6–6 4–8 6–6 14–4 10–8 6–6
Los Angeles 12–6 6–6 5–13 10–8 8–4 7–5 6–5 6–6 11–7 9–9 7–5
Montreal 6–6 5–13 5–7 4–8 4–8 10–8 11–7 9–9 6–6 6–6 7–11
New York 6–6 11–7 4–8 6–6 5–7 8–10 13–5 6–12 6–6 6–6 12–6
Philadelphia 5-7 9–9 5–7 8–4 5–6 7–11 5–13 4–14 9–3 8–4 8–10
Pittsburgh 6–6 10–8 4–8 6–6 6–6 9–9 12–6 14–4 6–6 4–8 12–6
San Diego 9–9 3–9 10–8 4–14 7–11 6–6 6–6 3–9 6–6 5–13 4–8
San Francisco 11–7 5–7 9–9 8–10 9–9 6–6 6–6 4–8 8–4 13–5 7–5
St. Louis 5–7 11–7 3–9 6–6 5–7 11–7 6–12 10–8 6–12 8–4 5–7


Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Roster[edit]

1970 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
1B Fairly, RonRon Fairly 119 385 111 .288 15 61

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
Boccabella, JohnJohn Boccabella 61 145 39 .269 5 17

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

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
Sparma, JoeJoe Sparma 9 29.1 0 4 7.06 23

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
Dillman, BillBill Dillman 18 2 3 0 5.28 17
Johnson, KenKen Johnson 3 0 0 0 7.50 4

Awards and honors[edit]

1970 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Rusty Staub, reserve

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons/
Winnipeg Whips
International League Clyde McCullough
AA Jacksonville Suns Southern League Gus Niarhos
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League J. W. Porter
A-Short Season Watertown Expos Northern League Bobby Malkmus
Rookie GCL Expos Gulf Coast League Ed Sadowski

Buffalo franchise moved to Winnipeg and renamed, June 11, 1970; Jacksonville affiliation shared with Milwaukee Brewers

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jerry Robertson at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jim Qualls at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Don Shaw at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ José Herrera at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Clyde Mashore at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Bombo Rivera at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Mike Marshall at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Kevin Collins at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Floyd Wicker at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Pat Scanlon at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Jerry White at Baseball Reference

References[edit]