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1970 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 76-86 .469
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 649-675 -26
Roster Continuity 49.62% 24/24
Manager(s): Alvin Dark
General Manager: Alvin Dark
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 729,752 20/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Dunning (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clay Bryant
Assistant Coach: Hoot Evers
Assistant Coach: Kerby Farrell
Assistant Coach: Johnny Lipon
Pitching Coach: Cot Deal

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Dunning (#2), Ray Fosse (#7), Jack Heidemann (#11)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10854.667--
9369.57415.0
8775.53721.0
7983.48829.0
7686.46932.0
7092.43238.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1970 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11970-04-07L 2-8 BAL
    21970-04-08L 2-3 BAL
    31970-04-09L 1-13 BAL
    41970-04-11W 3-0 @NYA
    51970-04-12W 2-1 @NYA
    61970-04-12L 4-5 @NYA
    71970-04-14L 4-12 @DET
    81970-04-16L 2-4 @DET
    91970-04-18W 9-4 WS2
    101970-04-21L 3-5 DET
    111970-04-22L 0-5 DET
    121970-04-24W 4-1 CHA
    131970-04-25W 6-5 CHA
    141970-04-26L 0-2 CHA
    151970-04-27W 5-1 @MIN
    161970-04-28W 3-1 @MIN
    171970-04-29L 0-1 @MIN
    181970-04-30L 1-4 @MIN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    191970-05-01W 7-5 @KCA
    201970-05-02L 3-4 @KCA
    211970-05-03W 6-3 @KCA
    221970-05-05L 1-2 @CHA
    231970-05-06L 1-2 @CHA
    241970-05-08L 6-7 MIN
    251970-05-09L 3-5 MIN
    261970-05-10W 5-4 MIN
    271970-05-13L 0-1 KCA
    281970-05-15W 3-0 @BOS
    291970-05-16L 2-6 @BOS
    301970-05-18L 3-7 @WS2
    311970-05-19L 1-3 @WS2
    321970-05-20W 7-2 BOS
    331970-05-21W 10-7 BOS
    341970-05-22L 4-7 NYA
    351970-05-23W 4-3 NYA
    361970-05-24L 5-6 NYA
    371970-05-24L 7-8 NYA
    381970-05-25L 2-6 @BAL
    391970-05-26L 0-7 @BAL
    401970-05-27L 4-5 @BAL
    411970-05-29W 2-1 @OAK
    421970-05-30L 4-5 @OAK
    431970-05-31W 3-2 @OAK
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    441970-06-02W 4-1 @MIL
    451970-06-02W 9-5 @MIL
    461970-06-03W 7-6 @MIL
    471970-06-04W 8-4 @MIL
    481970-06-05L 1-2 @CAL
    491970-06-06L 1-2 @CAL
    501970-06-07W 6-4 @CAL
    511970-06-09L 2-5 OAK
    521970-06-10L 4-6 OAK
    531970-06-11W 6-5 OAK
    541970-06-12L 1-4 MIL
    551970-06-13W 10-6 MIL
    561970-06-14W 9-2 MIL
    571970-06-15W 3-2 CAL
    581970-06-16W 9-2 CAL
    591970-06-18W 6-3 WS2
    601970-06-19W 4-2 DET
    611970-06-20W 2-1 DET
    621970-06-21L 2-7 DET
    631970-06-21L 8-9 DET
    641970-06-24W 7-2 @NYA
    651970-06-24L 4-5 @NYA
    661970-06-25L 1-3 @NYA
    671970-06-26L 1-7 @DET
    681970-06-27W 3-0 @DET
    691970-06-28W 8-2 @DET
    701970-06-28L 1-5 @DET
    711970-06-30L 2-4 @BAL
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    721970-07-01L 0-3 @BAL
    731970-07-02W 10-9 @BAL
    741970-07-03L 1-2 @BOS
    751970-07-03L 4-5 @BOS
    761970-07-04L 1-5 @BOS
    771970-07-05L 4-8 @BOS
    781970-07-06W 6-4 WS2
    791970-07-07W 7-3 WS2
    801970-07-07W 7-5 WS2
    811970-07-08W 6-5 WS2
    821970-07-09L 3-9 WS2
    831970-07-10L 1-7 BOS
    841970-07-11W 3-1 BOS
    851970-07-12L 2-6 BOS
    861970-07-12L 2-8 BOS
    871970-07-16W 6-0 @KCA
    881970-07-17W 6-0 @KCA
    891970-07-18W 4-1 @KCA
    901970-07-19W 3-1 @MIN
    911970-07-20L 2-4 @MIN
    921970-07-21L 3-5 CHA
    931970-07-22W 6-2 CHA
    941970-07-23W 5-2 CHA
    951970-07-24L 2-5 KCA
    961970-07-24W 9-6 KCA
    971970-07-25L 4-8 KCA
    981970-07-26W 6-5 KCA
    991970-07-26W 3-0 KCA
    1001970-07-28L 2-5 MIN
    1011970-07-29W 9-8 MIN
    1021970-07-30W 3-2 MIN
    1031970-07-31L 4-5 @CHA
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1041970-08-01W 3-2 @CHA
    1051970-08-02W 4-2 @CHA
    1061970-08-02L 7-8 @CHA
    1071970-08-04W 6-1 NYA
    1081970-08-05L 3-7 NYA
    1091970-08-06W 4-0 BAL
    1101970-08-06L 1-7 BAL
    1111970-08-07W 10-4 BAL
    1121970-08-08W 4-2 @WS2
    1131970-08-09L 3-7 @WS2
    1141970-08-09W 6-3 @WS2
    1151970-08-11L 5-6 @OAK
    1161970-08-12L 4-11 @OAK
    1171970-08-13W 4-3 @OAK
    1181970-08-14L 3-4 @MIL
    1191970-08-16L 3-4 @MIL
    1201970-08-17L 0-3 @CAL
    1211970-08-18L 1-12 @CAL
    1221970-08-19W 2-0 @CAL
    1231970-08-21W 6-3 OAK
    1241970-08-22W 6-5 OAK
    1251970-08-23W 8-6 OAK
    1261970-08-25L 2-4 MIL
    1271970-08-26W 7-2 MIL
    1281970-08-27L 2-14 MIL
    1291970-08-28L 2-3 CAL
    1301970-08-28W 5-1 CAL
    1311970-08-29W 14-1 CAL
    1321970-08-30L 9-10 CAL
    1331970-08-31L 4-5 @WS2
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1341970-09-01W 4-3 @WS2
    1351970-09-02L 1-4 @WS2
    1361970-09-03W 4-2 @WS2
    1371970-09-04L 2-3 @NYA
    1381970-09-05L 1-3 @NYA
    1391970-09-06L 1-4 @NYA
    1401970-09-07L 3-4 BOS
    1411970-09-07W 8-2 BOS
    1421970-09-08L 3-4 BOS
    1431970-09-09L 4-5 WS2
    1441970-09-10W 13-4 WS2
    1451970-09-11W 3-2 NYA
    1461970-09-12W 4-3 NYA
    1471970-09-13W 3-1 NYA
    1481970-09-15W 4-3 DET
    1491970-09-16L 3-6 DET
    1501970-09-17W 6-2 DET
    1511970-09-18L 3-4 @BAL
    1521970-09-19W 4-2 @BAL
    1531970-09-20L 0-7 @BAL
    1541970-09-21L 1-2 @BOS
    1551970-09-22L 2-8 @BOS
    1561970-09-23W 5-2 @BOS
    1571970-09-25L 7-9 BAL
    1581970-09-26L 4-7 BAL
    1591970-09-27L 3-4 BAL
    1601970-09-29W 5-2 @DET
    1611970-09-30L 3-4 @DET
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1621970-10-01L 0-1 @DET
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    76-86
    Ray Fosse 120
    Duke Sims 38
    Chuck Hinton 4
    Tony Horton 105
    Duke Sims 25
    Chuck Hinton 15
    Ken Harrelson 13
    Lou Klimchock 4
    Eddie Leon 139
    Larry Brown 7
    John Lowenstein 7
    Vern Fuller 5
    Lou Klimchock 4
    Graig Nettles 146
    Larry Brown 9
    Rich Rollins 3
    Vern Fuller 2
    John Lowenstein 2
    Jack Heidemann 131
    Larry Brown 19
    Eddie Leon 12
    Roy Foster 108
    Duke Sims 26
    Vada Pinson 16
    Chuck Hinton 6
    Ted Uhlaender 5
    Russ Nagelson 1
    Ted Uhlaender 110
    Buddy Bradford 40
    Vada Pinson 11
    Ted Ford 1
    Vada Pinson 105
    Roy Foster 21
    Chuck Hinton 18
    Ted Ford 8
    Duke Sims 8
    Russ Nagelson 2


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