1970 Major League Baseball season

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1970 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 6 – October 15, 1970
Top draft pick Mike Ivie
Picked by San Diego Padres
Regular season
Season MVP AL: Boog Powell (BAL)
NL: Johnny Bench (CIN)
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
Finals 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.

Major league baseball final standings


  League Championship Series
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

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
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


See also

1970 in baseball


  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

  • 1970 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference
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