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1970 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  89-73   .549
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Danny Murtaugh
General Manager:   Joe Brown
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field
Attendance:  1,341,947
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Reds)

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Orlando Pena (36)
Youngest Player:  Milt May (19)
Longest Tenure:  Roberto Clemente (16)
Top Hitter:  Matty Alou (21)
Top Pitcher:  Luke Walker (12)
Top Draft Pick:  John Bedard (#13)

Roster Continuity:  85.94%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh8973.549--
Chi Cubs8478.5195.0
NY Mets8379.5126.0
St. Louis7686.46913.0
Philadelphia7388.45315.5
Montreal7389.45116.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
17,46Ed AcostaPMLB6-5215BothRight3/9/194426Boquete,Panama1967UDFA PIT

14Gene AlleySSMLB6-0165RightRight7/10/194029Richmond,Virginia1959UDFA PIT
18Matty AlouOFMLB5-9160LeftLeft12/22/193831Haina,Dominican Republic1957UDFA NY1
28Steve BlassPMLB6-0165RightRight4/18/194228Canaan,Connecticut1960UDFA PIT
22George BrunetPMLB6-1210RightLeft6/8/193535Houghton,MichiganUDFA 
36Fred CambriaPMLB6-2195RightRight1/22/194822Cambria Heights,New York1969358PIT
10,30Dave Cash2BMLB5-11175RightRight6/11/194822Utica,New York1966595PIT
21Roberto ClementeOFMLB5-11175RightRight8/18/193435Carolina,Puerto Rico1954UDFA BRO
15Gene ClinesOFMLB5-9170RightRight10/6/194623San Pablo,California19666115PIT
36Dick ColpaertPMLB5-10182RightRight1/3/194426Fraser,MichiganUDFA 
27Bruce DalcantonPMLB6-2205RightRight6/15/194228California,Pennsylvania1966UDFA PIT
17Dock EllisPMLB6-3210BothRight3/11/194525Los Angeles,California1964UDFA PIT
36Gene GarberPMLB5-10175RightRight11/13/194722Lancaster,Pennsylvania196520382PIT
19Joe GibbonPMLB6-4210RightLeft4/10/193535Hickory,MississippiUDFA 
31Dave GiustiPMLB5-11195RightRight11/27/193930Seneca Falls,New York1961UDFA HOU
47Mudcat GrantPMLB6-1186RightRight8/13/193534Lacoochee,FloridaUDFA 
22Chuck HartensteinPMLB5-11165RightRight5/26/194228Seguin,TexasUDFA 
10,20Richie Hebner3B-1BMLB6-1200LeftRight11/26/194722Boston,Massachusetts1966115PIT
25Johnny JeterOFMLB6-1180RightRight10/24/194425Shreveport,Louisiana1964UDFA PIT
6,10George Kopacz1BMLB6-1195LeftLeft2/26/194129Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
24John LambPMLB6-3180RightRight7/20/194623Sharon,ConnecticutUDFA 
29Lou MaronePMLB5-11185RightLeft12/3/194524San Diego,California196530561PIT
15Jose Martinez2B-SSMLB5-10190RightRight7/26/194227Cardenas,CubaUDFA 
12Jerry MayCMLB6-2195RightRight12/14/194326Staunton,Virginia1961UDFA PIT
29Milt MayCMLB6-0190LeftRight8/1/195019Gary,Indiana196811237PIT
9Bill Mazeroski2BMLB5-11183RightRight9/5/193633Wheeling,West VirginiaUDFA 
34Al McBeanPMLB6-0180RightRight5/15/193832Charlotte Amalie,Virgin IslandsUDFA 
38Bob MoosePMLB6-0200RightRight10/9/194722Export,Pennsylvania196518342PIT
24Jim NelsonPMLB6-0180RightRight7/4/194722Birmingham,Alabama196531577PIT
16Al OliverOF-1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/14/194623Portsmouth,Ohio1964UDFA PIT
11Jose PaganSS-3BMLB5-9165RightRight5/5/193535Barceloneta,Puerto Rico1955UDFA NY1
2Freddie PatekSSMLB5-5148RightRight10/9/194425Seguin,Texas196522421PIT
22,46Orlando PenaPMLB5-11154RightRight11/17/193336Victoria De Las Tunas,CubaUDFA 
5Dave RickettsCMLB6-2195BothRight7/12/193534Pottstown,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
6,7Bob Robertson1BMLB6-1210RightRight10/2/194623Frostburg,Maryland1964UDFA PIT
35Manny SanguillenCMLB6-0193RightRight3/21/194426Colon,Panama1965UDFA PIT
8Willie StargellOF-1BMLB6-2225LeftLeft3/6/194030Earlsboro,Oklahoma1959UDFA PIT
39Bob VealePMLB6-6212BothLeft10/28/193534Birmingham,Alabama1958UDFA PIT
23Luke WalkerPMLB6-2192LeftLeft9/2/194326DeKalb,Texas1963UDFA BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe BrownGeneral Manager 
Nellie KingBroadcaster 
Don LeppertFirst Base Coach 
Danny MurtaughManager 
Frank OceakThird Base Coach 
Don OsbornPitching Coach 
Bob PrinceBroadcaster 
Dave RickettsBullpen Coach 
Bill VirdonHitting Coach 
Len YochimScout 


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