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1970 Atlanta Braves season

 

1970 Atlanta Braves season

1970 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 76–86 (.469)
Divisional place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) William Bartholomay
General manager(s) Paul Richards
Manager(s) Lum Harris
Local television WSB-TV
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Milo Hamilton)
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The 1970 Atlanta Braves season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the National League West with a record of 76-86, 26 games behind the Cincinnati Reds.

Offseason

Regular season

In 1970, the Braves franchise celebrated its 100th 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

Notable transactions

Roster

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
2B Millán, FélixFélix Millán 142 590 183 .310 2 37
CF González, TonyTony González 5 14.2 0 1 4.91 11

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
Jarvis, PatPat Jarvis 36 254 16 16 3.61 173

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
McQueen, MikeMike McQueen 22 66 1 5 5.59 54
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 5 14.2 0 1 4.91 11

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
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 50 6 4 13 3.10 67
Priddy, BobBob Priddy 41 5 5 8 5.42 32
Cardwell, DonDon Cardwell 16 2 1 0 9.00 16
Gatewood, AubreyAubrey Gatewood 3 0 0 0 4.50 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Mickey Vernon
AA Shreveport Braves Texas League Lou Fitzgerald and Clint Courtney
A Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League Eddie Haas
Rookie Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Paul Snyder

Notes

  1. ^ Jack Pierce page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Rowland Office page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Steve Barber page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Don Cardwell page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Tony González page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Hoyt Wilhelm page at Baseball Reference

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN . 
  • 1970 Atlanta Braves season at Baseball Reference
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