1970 Major League Baseball season

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1970 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
DurationApril 6 – October 15, 1970
Number of games162
Number of teams24
Draft
Top draft pick Mike Ivie
Picked by San Diego Padres
Regular season
Season MVP AL: Boog Powell (BAL)
NL: Johnny Bench (CIN)
Postseason
AL champions Baltimore Orioles
  AL runners-up Minnesota Twins
NL champions Cincinnati Reds
  NL runners-up Pittsburgh Pirates
World Series
Champions Baltimore Orioles
  Runners-up Cincinnati Reds
World Series MVP Brooks 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.

Contents

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

 League Championship Series
(ALCS, NLCS)
World Series
         
East Baltimore 3 
West Minnesota 0 
  ALBaltimore4
 NLCincinnati1
East Pittsburgh 0
West Cincinnati 3 

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

Statistic American League National League
AVG Alex Johnson CAL.329 Rico Carty ATL.366
HR Frank Howard WSH44 Johnny Bench CIN45
RBI Frank Howard WSH126 Johnny Bench CIN148
Wins Mike Cuellar BAL
Dave McNally BAL
Jim Perry MIN
24 Bob Gibson STL
Gaylord Perry SF
23
ERA Diego Seguí OAK2.56 Tom Seaver NYM2.82
SO Sam McDowell CLE304 Tom Seaver NYM283
SV Ron Perranoski MIN34 Wayne Granger CIN35
SB Bert Campaneris OAK42 Bobby Tolan CIN57

Home Field Attendance

Team NameWinsHome attendancePer Game
New York Mets [1] 83-17.0%2,697,47924.0%32,896
Cincinnati Reds [2] 10214.6%1,803,56882.5%22,266
Los Angeles Dodgers [3] 872.4%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] 870.0%1,595,278-13.0%19,695
Detroit Tigers [7] 79-12.2%1,501,293-4.8%18,534
Montreal Expos [8] 7340.4%1,424,68317.5%17,809
Pittsburgh Pirates [9] 891.1%1,341,94774.4%16,365
Minnesota Twins [10] 981.0%1,261,887-6.5%15,579
Houston Astros [11] 79-2.5%1,253,444-13.1%15,475
New York Yankees [12] 9316.3%1,136,8796.4%14,036
Atlanta Braves [13] 76-18.3%1,078,848-26.0%13,319
California Angels [14] 8621.1%1,077,74142.1%13,305
Baltimore Orioles [15] 108-0.9%1,057,069-0.5%13,050
Milwaukee Brewers [16] 651.6%933,69037.7%11,527
Washington Senators [17] 70-18.6%824,789-10.2%10,183
Oakland Athletics [18] 891.1%778,3550.0%9,609
San Francisco Giants [19] 86-4.4%740,720-15.2%9,145
Cleveland Indians [20] 7622.6%729,75217.7%9,009
Philadelphia Phillies [21] 7315.9%708,24736.4%8,853
Kansas City Royals [22] 65-5.8%693,047-23.2%8,773
San Diego Padres [23] 6321.2%643,67925.5%7,947
Chicago White Sox [24] 56-17.6%495,355-16.0%5,897

Events

See also

1970 in baseball

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