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Home >> Seasons by League >> 1970 >> American League

1970 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Baltimore Orioles*16210854.667--Earl Weaver$0Boog Powell (962)Tom Phoebus (1.24)
    2New York Yankees1629369.57415.0Ralph Houk$0Roy White (860)Mike Kekich (1.61)
    3Boston Red Sox1628775.53721.0Eddie Kasko$0Carl Yastrzemski (1,044)Mike Nagy (1.58)
    4Detroit Tigers1627983.48829.0Mayo Smith$0Al Kaline (827)Mike Kilkenny (1.64)
    5Cleveland Indians1627686.46932.0Alvin Dark$0Roy Foster (824)Steve Dunning (1.56)
    6Washington Senators II1627092.43238.0Ted Williams$0Frank Howard (962)George Brunet (1.46)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Minnesota Twins1629864.605--Bill Rigney$0Harmon Killebrew (957)Bill Zepp (1.36)
    2Oakland Athletics1628973.5499.0John McNamara$0Sal Bando (837)Blue Moon Odom (1.46)
    3California Angels1628676.53112.0Lefty Phillips$0Alex Johnson (830)Tom Murphy (1.34)
    4Kansas City Royals1626597.40133.0Bob Lemon, Charlie Metro$0Amos Otis (777)Dave Morehead (1.51)
    4Milwaukee Brewers1626597.40133.0Dave Bristol$0Tommy Harper (899)Gene Brabender (1.61)
    6Chicago White Sox16256106.34642.0Don Gutteridge, Bill Adair, Chuck Tanner$0Bill Melton (829)Bart Johnson (1.55)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Baltimore OriolesWon World Series (Reds)
    Minnesota TwinsLost ALCS (Orioles)
    1970 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Baltimore Orioles108541625545792142421325179748843971795244646446110.257.339.4017402224
    Boston Red Sox87751625535786145025228203743504859485540473447137.262.331.4287592367
    California Angels86761625532631139119740114598692744792229566937118.251.306.3636692010
    Chicago White Sox561061625514633139419220123587533347787242415148132.253.310.3626721995
    Cleveland Indians76861625463649135819723183617253650390937427645119.249.310.3947042150
    Detroit Tigers79831625377666128220738148619293065682534568349134.238.319.3746932009
    Kansas City Royals6597162550361113412024197572975351495821426327123.244.307.3486551916
    Milwaukee Brewers659716253956131305202241265719173592985365411532132.242.315.3586731933
    Minnesota Twins98641625483744143823041153694575250190542657938132.262.322.4037252209
    New York Yankees936916254926801381208411116271056158880825486046115.251.321.3656862004
    Oakland Athletics897316253766781338208241716301316858497736557336121.249.321.3927132107
    Washington Senators II70921625460626130218428138583724263598946684438133.238.316.3586741956
    1970 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Baltimore Orioles108543.15162601231147914247925171797179521.458.671.094.365.79
    Boston Red Sox87753.9016238744144614507866262035948551.419.021.263.705.32
    California Angels86763.4816221849146213916315661144479221.268.560.702.755.67
    Chicago White Sox561064.5616220530143013946337251234778721.318.770.773.005.49
    Cleveland Indians76863.9116234535145113586496301835039091.288.421.133.125.64
    Detroit Tigers79834.0916233739144712826666581486568251.347.970.924.085.13
    Kansas City Royals65973.781623072514641341611615975149581.278.250.603.165.89
    Milwaukee Brewers65974.2116231227144713056136761265929851.318.120.783.686.13
    Minnesota Twins98643.2316226858144814387445201535019051.348.940.953.115.62
    New York Yankees93693.2516236549147213816805311115888081.348.450.683.604.94
    Oakland Athletics89733.30162331140144313386785291715849771.338.351.073.646.09
    Washington Senators II70923.8016220740145813026266151386359891.338.040.853.926.11


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