1970 Major League Baseball Season
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1970 Major League Baseball 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

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.

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  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

MLB statistical leaders

Home Field Attendance

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

Events

See also

1970 in baseball

References

  1. ^ "New York Mets Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Washington Nationals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Los Angeles Angels Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "Milwaukee Brewers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "Texas Rangers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  18. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  19. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  20. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  21. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  22. ^ "Kansas City Royals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  23. ^ "San Diego Padres Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  24. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 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

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