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1970 Los Angeles Dodgers season

1970 Los Angeles Dodgers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Los Angeles (since 1958)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Walter O'Malley
    General manager(s) Al Campanis
    Manager(s) Walter Alston
    Local television KTTV (11)
    Local radio KFI
    Vin Scully, Jerry Doggett
    KWKW
    Jose Garcia, Jaime Jarrín
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    In 1970, Los Angeles Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley stepped down as team president, turning the reins over to his son Peter, while remaining as the team's chairman. The Dodgers remained competitive, finishing the season in second place, 14½ games behind the NL Champion Cincinnati Reds in the National League West.

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Cincinnati Reds 102 60 -- .630
    Los Angeles Dodgers 87 73 14.5 .540
    San Francisco Giants 86 76 16 .531
    Houston Astros 79 83 23 .488
    Atlanta Braves 76 86 26 .469
    San Diego Padres 63 99 39 .389

    Opening Day lineup

    Opening Day starters
    Name Position
    Maury Wills Shortstop
    Bill Buckner Left fielder
    Willie Davis Center fielder
    Willie Crawford Right fielder
    Wes Parker First baseman
    Steve Garvey Third baseman
    Tom Haller Catcher
    Ted Sizemore Second baseman
    Claude Osteen Starting pitcher

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1970 Los Angeles Dodgers
    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
    SS Wills, MauryMaury Wills 132 522 141 .270 0 34
    CF Davis, WillieWillie Davis 146 593 181 .305 8 93

    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

    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

    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 SO

    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
    Brewer, JimJim Brewer 58 7 6 24 3.13 91
    Norman, FredFred Norman 30 2 0 1 5.23 27

    Awards and honors

    All-Stars

    Farm system

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    1970 Major League Baseball Draft

    This was the sixth year of a Major League Baseball Draft. The Dodgers drafted 45 players in the June draft and 9 in the January draft.

    The most notable pick in this years draft was pitcher Doug Rau, who was selected with the 1st pick in the June Secondary draft out of Texas A&M University. Rau would play for the Dodgers from 1972-1979 and made 184 starts for the team, with a 80-58 record and 3.30 ERA before spending his final season with the California Angels in 1981.

    The first pick in the regular June draft was pitcher Jim Haller from Creighton Prep High School. Haller was 18-18 in 123 minor league games over six seasons, with a 3.65 ERA.

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