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1970 Cleveland Indians season

1970 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Cleveland, Ohio (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Vernon Stouffer
    General manager(s) Gabe Paul
    Manager(s) Alvin Dark
    Local television WJW-TV
    Local radio WERE (1300)
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    The 1970 Cleveland Indians season was the 70th season for the franchise. The club finished in fifth place in the American League East with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    AL East W L GB Pct.
    Baltimore Orioles 108 54 -- .667
    New York Yankees 93 69 15 .574
    Boston Red Sox 87 75 21 .537
    Detroit Tigers 79 83 29 .488
    Cleveland Indians 76 86 32 .469
    Washington Senators 70 92 38 .432

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1970 Cleveland Indians
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    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
    C Fosse, RayRay Fosse 120 450 138 .307 18 61
    1B Horton, TonyTony Horton 115 413 111 .269 17 59
    2B Leon, EddieEddie Leon 152 549 136 .248 10 56
    3B Nettles, GraigGraig Nettles 157 549 129 .235 26 62
    SS Heidemann, JackJack Heidemann 133 445 94 .211 6 37
    LF Foster, RoyRoy Foster 139 477 128 .268 23 60
    CF Uhlaender, TedTed Uhlaender 141 473 127 .268 11 46
    RF Pinson, VadaVada Pinson 148 574 164 .286 24 82

    Other batters

    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
    Sims, DukeDuke Sims 110 345 91 .264 23 56
    Hinton, ChuckChuck Hinton 107 195 62 .318 9 29
    Bradford, BuddyBuddy Bradford 75 163 32 .196 7 23
    Brown, LarryLarry Brown 72 155 40 .258 0 15
    Klimchock, LouLou Klimchock 41 56 9 .161 1 2
    Ford, TedTed Ford 26 46 8 .174 1 1
    Lowenstein, JohnJohn Lowenstein 17 43 11 .256 1 6
    Rollins, RichRich Rollins 42 43 10 .233 2 4
    Harrelson, KenKen Harrelson 17 39 11 .282 1 1
    Fuller, VernVern Fuller 29 33 6 .182 1 2
    Nagelson, RussRuss Nagelson 17 24 3 .125 1 2
    Camilli, LouLou Camilli 16 15 0 .000 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    McDowell, SamSam McDowell 39 305 20 12 2.92 304
    Hand, RichRich Hand 35 159.2 6 13 3.83 110
    Hargan, SteveSteve Hargan 23 142.2 11 3 2.90 72
    Dunning, SteveSteve Dunning 19 94.1 4 9 4.96 77
    Moore, BarryBarry Moore 13 70.1 3 5 4.22 35

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA
    Chance, DeanDean Chance 45 155 9 8 4.24
    Paul, MikeMike Paul 30 88 2 8 4.81
    Austin, RickRick Austin 31 67.2 2 5 4.79
    Rittwage, JimJim Rittwage 8 26 1 1 4.15

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Higgins, DennisDennis Higgins 58 4 6 11 3.99 82
    Lasher, FredFred Lasher 55 2 10 8 4.19 52
    Hennigan, PhilPhil Hennigan 42 6 3 3 4.02 43
    Ellsworth, DickDick Ellsworth 29 3 3 2 4.53 13
    Colbert, VinceVince Colbert 23 1 1 2 7.26 17
    Mingori, SteveSteve Mingori 21 1 0 1 2.66 16
    Miller, BobBob Miller 15 2 2 1 4.18

    Award winners

    Farm system

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