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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Dock Ellis1970-04-091970W  2-1 vs NYNWCG9511051300037000--6017-2113 Strikeouts
Steve Blass1970-04-221970W  6-1 vs HOUWCG931103301133000--15754-393-hitter
Dave Giusti1970-05-061970L  3-0 @ ATL  10000000003000--20051-54200th career game
Bob Veale1970-05-111970W  4-1 vs CINWCG931102900032000--25795-753-hitter
Bob Veale1970-05-241970W  3-0 @ MONW 9300061000037000--26096-7610 Strikeouts
Bob Veale1970-05-291970W  6-3 vs SFNW 8.1932011200036000--26197-7612 Strikeouts
Jim Nelson1970-05-301970L  13-11 vs SFN  30000040008000--10-01st career game
Bob Moose1970-06-051970W  3-0 vs LANWSHO960000800032000--8927-18Complete game/Shutout
Steve Blass1970-06-131970W  7-2 @ SDNW 9822141000038000--16856-4610 Strikeouts
Bob Moose1970-06-141970L  2-1 @ SDNL 8.1922041100037000--9127-2011 Strikeouts
Jim Nelson1970-06-151970W  5-2 @ LANW 752103500029000--31-01st career win
Jim Nelson1970-06-221970W  1-0 vs SLNWSHO1060005500040000--42-0Complete game/Shutout
Luke Walker1970-07-041970W  10-6 @ CHNSv 2.12110250001144251957%10110-13Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Dock Ellis1970-07-091970W  6-0 @ SLNW 9500021000133000--7925-2710 Strikeouts
Dick Colpaert1970-07-211970L  3-1 @ HOU  20000010006000--10-01st career game
Dick Colpaert1970-07-231970W  6-5 vs ATLW 10000010003000--21-01st career win
Dock Ellis1970-07-241970W  11-0 vs HOUWSHO940002700032000--8226-28Complete game/Shutout
Orlando Pena1970-08-011970W  20-10 @ ATLW 47663020001847361177%30845-66Threw 77% strikes
Bob Veale1970-08-041970W  4-2 @ MONW 962104800037000--276100-84100th career win
Luke Walker1970-08-051970W  4-0 vs PHIWSHO920003600031000--10912-13Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Dock Ellis1970-08-061970W  4-0 vs PHIWSHO960003200036000--8528-29Complete game/Shutout
John Lamb1970-08-121970L  11-4 vs LAN  0.10000000001000--10-01st career game
Bob Veale1970-08-151970W  9-3 vs SDNWCG9833031200036000--279101-8512 Strikeouts
Fred Cambria1970-08-261970L  2-1 @ SDNL 6.142112400027000--10-11st career game
John Lamb1970-09-041970W  4-3 vs PHISv 2.21000140009000--130-01st career save
Fred Cambria1970-09-051970W  6-4 vs PHIW 7.1104400300029000--31-11st career win
Ed Acosta1970-09-071970L  9-2 vs CHN  0.13331000004000--10-01st career game
Luke Walker1970-09-101970W  2-0 vs SLNWSHO920001910032000--11616-16Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Luke Walker1970-09-241970W  8-0 vs MONWSHO970003600035000--11919-16Complete game/Shutout
Ed Acosta1970-10-011970W  9-5 @ SLNSv 11110100016000--30-01st career save


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