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1970 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 729-664 + 65
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
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Bob RobertsonPITSLNL 2-5 vs SLN4041001000000000434 hits
    Luke WalkerPITATLW 8-6 vs ATL3010001000200000801st career hit
    Manny SanguillenPITCHNW 6-1 vs CHN42200230001000001662 home runs
    Bob RobertsonPITCINL 7-11 @CIN5340012000000000504 hits
    Bill MazeroskiPITATLL 0-3 @ATL400000000040000018704 strikeouts
    Bob RobertsonPITHOUL 5-7 @HOU3220024101000000552 home runs
    Roberto ClementePITHOUW 6-3 @HOU514010100000000019744 hits
    Willie StargellPITSLNL 7-11 @SLN42200230000000009122 home runs
    Gene GarberPITMONL 7-8 vs MON2120000000000000101st career hit
    Matty AlouPITPHIW 3-2 vs PHI724000000000000010464 hits
    Matty AlouPITCHNL 3-6 @CHN31100001110000001051100th career stolen base
    Jim NelsonPITSFNL 11-13 vs SFN101000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Dock EllisPITSDNW 5-1 vs SDN3210000100100000741st career stolen base
    Al OliverPITSDNL 8-14 vs SDN42302010000000001781 Triples
    Roberto ClementePITSFNW 5-1 @SFN422000000000000020002000th career game
    Willie StargellPITSDNW 2-0 @SDN32200220001000009312 home runs
    Jim NelsonPITLANW 5-2 @LAN301000100000000031st career RBI
    Dave CashPITMONW 8-4 vs MON4230204001000000274 Triples
    Gene ClinesPITCHNW 3-2 vs CHN000000000000000011st career game
    Gene ClinesPITNYNL 6-7 @NYN101000000000000021st career hit
    Gene AlleyPITCHNW 16-14 @CHN62410240000000007762 home runs, 4 hits
    Roberto ClementePITCHNW 16-14 @CHN533002400100100120142 home runs
    Al OliverPITCHNW 16-14 @CHN52400110000000002044 hits
    Roberto ClementePITCHNW 10-6 @CHN534002300000000020152 home runs, 4 hits, 200th career home run
    Al OliverPITCHNW 10-6 @CHN51430030000000012053 Doubles, 4 hits
    Roberto ClementePITPHIW 7-5 @PHI514200100000000020184 hits
    Dave CashPITCINW 7-3 vs CIN5120011000100001351st career home run
    Dick ColpaertPITHOUL 1-3 @HOU000000000000000011st career game
    Manny SanguillenPITATLW 5-3 vs ATL41400000000000002284 hits
    Johnny JeterPITATLW 20-10 @ATL6220200000000000850 Triples
    Jose PaganPITATLW 20-10 @ATL614201400000000011064 hits
    Bob RobertsonPITATLW 20-10 @ATL64510130000000001074 runs scored, 5 hits
    Willie StargellPITATLW 20-10 @ATL65530260000000009672 home runs, 5 runs scored, 6 RBIs, 3 Doubles, 5 hits
    Bob RobertsonPITATLW 10-7 @ATL32310260020000001082 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Freddie PatekPITPHIW 8-3 vs PHI43401000010000002554 hits
    Willie StargellPITPHIW 8-3 vs PHI20000020001000209732 sacrifice flies
    Matty AlouPITNYNW 6-1 vs NYN504000011000000011154 hits
    Gene ClinesPITNYNW 8-3 vs NYN1010001000000000101st career RBI
    Gene ClinesPITNYNL 2-10 vs NYN1010000100000000111st career stolen base
    John LambPITLANL 4-11 vs LAN000000000000000011st career game
    Jose PaganPITSDNW 9-3 vs SDN434002501000000011152 home runs, 5 RBIs, 4 hits
    Matty AlouPITSFNL 4-7 vs SFN505000000000000011275 hits
    Roberto ClementePITLANW 2-1 @LAN715000110000000020475 hits
    Bob RobertsonPITLANW 2-1 @LAN70000000004000001264 strikeouts
    Roberto ClementePITLANW 11-0 @LAN645101300000000020484 runs scored, 5 hits
    Bill MazeroskiPITLANW 11-0 @LAN614100000010000019404 hits
    Fred CambriaPITSDNL 1-2 @SDN301000000000000111st career game, 1st career hit
    Bob RobertsonPITPHIW 4-3 vs PHI31100130000000201352 sacrifice flies
    Richie HebnerPITCHNW 8-3 vs CHN43310240000000002332 home runs
    Ed AcostaPITCHNL 2-9 vs CHN000000000000000011st career game
    Milt MayPITCHNL 3-10 vs CHN100000000000000011st career game
    George KopaczPITSLNL 4-6 vs SLN101000000000000081st career hit
    Milt MayPITSLNL 4-6 vs SLN101000000000000021st career hit
    Willie StargellPITSLNW 2-0 vs SLN412001100000000010001000th career game
    Fred CambriaPITNYNW 9-5 @NYN301000100000000051st career RBI
    Milt MayPITSLNW 7-2 @SLN111100200000000051st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Dock EllisPITNYNW 2-1 vs NYNWCG9511051300037000--6017-2113 Strikeouts
    Steve BlassPITHOUW 6-1 vs HOUWCG931103301133000--15754-393-hitter
    Dave GiustiPITATLL 0-3 @ATL 10000000003000--20051-54200th career game
    Bob VealePITCINW 4-1 vs CINWCG931102900032000--25795-753-hitter
    Bob VealePITMONW 3-0 @MONW 9300061000037000--26096-7610 Strikeouts
    Bob VealePITSFNW 6-3 vs SFNW 8.1932011200036000--26197-7612 Strikeouts
    Jim NelsonPITSFNL 11-13 vs SFN 30000040008000--10-01st career game
    Bob MoosePITLANW 3-0 vs LANWSHO960000800032000--8927-18Complete game/Shutout
    Steve BlassPITSDNW 7-2 @SDNW 9822141000038000--16856-4610 Strikeouts
    Bob MoosePITSDNL 1-2 @SDNL 8.1922041100037000--9127-2011 Strikeouts
    Jim NelsonPITLANW 5-2 @LANW 752103500029000--31-01st career win
    Jim NelsonPITSLNW 1-0 vs SLNWSHO1060005500040000--42-0Complete game/Shutout
    Luke WalkerPITCHNW 10-6 @CHNSv 2.12110250001144251957%10110-13Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Dock EllisPITSLNW 6-0 @SLNW 9500021000133000--7925-2710 Strikeouts
    Dick ColpaertPITHOUL 1-3 @HOU 20000010006000--10-01st career game
    Dick ColpaertPITATLW 6-5 vs ATLW 10000010003000--21-01st career win
    Dock EllisPITHOUW 11-0 vs HOUWSHO940002700032000--8226-28Complete game/Shutout
    Orlando PenaPITATLW 20-10 @ATLW 47663020001847361177%30845-66Threw 77% strikes
    Bob VealePITMONW 4-2 @MONW 962104800037000--276100-84100th career win
    Luke WalkerPITPHIW 4-0 vs PHIWSHO920003600031000--10912-13Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Dock EllisPITPHIW 4-0 vs PHIWSHO960003200036000--8528-29Complete game/Shutout
    John LambPITLANL 4-11 vs LAN 0.10000000001000--10-01st career game
    Bob VealePITSDNW 9-3 vs SDNWCG9833031200036000--279101-8512 Strikeouts
    Fred CambriaPITSDNL 1-2 @SDNL 6.142112400027000--10-11st career game
    John LambPITPHIW 4-3 vs PHISv 2.21000140009000--130-01st career save
    Fred CambriaPITPHIW 6-4 vs PHIW 7.1104400300029000--31-11st career win
    Ed AcostaPITCHNL 2-9 vs CHN 0.13331000004000--10-01st career game
    Luke WalkerPITSLNW 2-0 vs SLNWSHO920001910032000--11616-16Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Luke WalkerPITMONW 8-0 vs MONWSHO970003600035000--11919-16Complete game/Shutout
    Ed AcostaPITSLNW 9-5 @SLNSv 11110100016000--30-01st career save

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