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1970 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 729-664 + 65
Roster Continuity 85.94% 4/24
Manager(s): Danny Murtaugh
General Manager: Joe Brown
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium, Forbes Field
Attendance: 1,341,947 9/24
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Reds)
Top Draft Pick: John Bedard (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
First Base Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Bill Virdon
Pitching Coach: Don Osborn
Third Base Coach: Frank Oceak

#1 Draft Picks

Richie Hebner (#15)
National League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17,46Ed AcostaP6-5215B-R261970Not draftedMLB--
    14Gene AlleySS6-0165R-R291963Not draftedMLB--
    18Matty AlouOF5-9160L-L311960Not draftedMLB--
    28Steve BlassP6-0165R-R281964Not draftedMLB--
    22George BrunetP6-1210R-L351956Not draftedMLB--
    36Fred CambriaP6-2195R-R221970PIT: 1969-3-58MLB--
    10,30Dave Cash2B5-11175R-R221969PIT: 1966-5-95MLB--
    21Roberto ClementeOF5-11175R-R351955Not draftedMLB--
    15Gene ClinesOF5-9170R-R231970PIT: 1966-6-115MLB--
    36Dick ColpaertP5-10182R-R261970Not draftedMLB--
    27Bruce DalcantonP6-2205R-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    17Dock EllisP6-3210B-R251968Not draftedMLB--
    36Gene GarberP5-10175R-R221969PIT: 1965-20-382MLB--
    19Joe GibbonP6-4210R-L351960Not draftedMLB--
    31Dave GiustiP5-11195R-R301962Not draftedMLB--
    47Mudcat GrantP6-1186R-R341958Not draftedMLB--
    22Chuck HartensteinP5-11165R-R281966Not draftedMLB--
    10,20Richie Hebner3B-1B6-1200L-R221968PIT: 1966-1-15MLB--
    25Johnny JeterOF6-1180R-R251969Not draftedMLB--
    6,10George Kopacz1B6-1195L-L291966Not draftedMLB--
    24John LambP6-3180R-R231970Not draftedMLB--
    29Lou MaroneP5-11185R-L241969PIT: 1965-30-561MLB--
    15Jose Martinez2B-SS5-10190R-R271969Not draftedMLB--
    12Jerry MayC6-2195R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    29Milt MayC6-0190L-R191970PIT: 1968-11-237MLB--
    9Bill Mazeroski2B5-11183R-R331956Not draftedMLB--
    34Al McBeanP6-0180R-R321961Not draftedMLB--
    38Bob MooseP6-0200R-R221967PIT: 1965-18-342MLB--
    24Jim NelsonP6-0180R-R221970PIT: 1965-31-577MLB--
    16Al OliverOF-1B6-0195L-L231968Not draftedMLB--
    11Jose PaganSS-3B5-9165R-R351959Not draftedMLB--
    2Freddie PatekSS5-5148R-R251968PIT: 1965-22-421MLB--
    22,46Orlando PenaP5-11154R-R361958Not draftedMLB--
    5Dave RickettsC6-2195B-R341963Not draftedMLB--
    6,7Bob Robertson1B6-1210R-R231967Not draftedMLB--
    35Manny SanguillenC6-0193R-R261967Not draftedMLB--
    8Willie StargellOF-1B6-2225L-L301962Not draftedMLB--
    39Bob VealeP6-6212B-L341962Not draftedMLB--
    23Luke WalkerP6-2192L-L261965Not draftedMLB--

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