1970 Major League Baseball season

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)

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
AVGAlex Johnson CAL.329Rico Carty ATL.366
HRFrank Howard WSA44Johnny Bench CIN45
RBIFrank Howard WSA126Johnny Bench CIN148
WinsMike Cuellar BAL
Dave McNally BAL
Jim Perry MIN
24Bob Gibson STL
Gaylord Perry SFG
ERADiego Seguí OAK2.56Tom Seaver NYM2.82
SOSam McDowell CLE304Tom Seaver NYM283
SVRon Perranoski MIN34Wayne Granger CIN35
SBBert Campaneris OAK42Bobby Tolan CIN57


See also

1970 in baseball


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