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1970 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  76-86   .469
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Alvin Dark
General Manager:   Alvin Dark
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  729,752
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chuck Hinton (36)
Youngest Player:  Jack Heidemann (20)
Longest Tenure:  Sam McDowell (10)
Top Hitter:  Vada Pinson (29)
Top Pitcher:  Sam McDowell (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Dunning (#2)

Roster Continuity:  49.62%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10854.667--
NY Yankees9369.57415.0
Boston8775.53721.0
Detroit7983.48829.0
Cleveland7686.46932.0
Washington7092.43238.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-04-07vs BAL1L  2-80-1538,180 Sam McDowellDave McNallyDave McNallySam McDowell 28-6
1970-04-08vs BAL2L  2-30-252,811 Barry MooreMike CuellarMike CuellarBarry Moore 411-7
1970-04-09vs BAL3L  1-130-362,440 Rich HandTom PhoebusTom PhoebusRich Hand 524-19
1970-04-11@ NYA4W  3-01-367,889Dean ChanceStan BahnsenDean ChanceStan BahnsenDennis Higgins824-16
1970-04-12@ NYA5W  2-12-460Sam McDowellMel StottlemyreSam McDowellMel Stottlemyre 1025-15
1970-04-12@ NYA6L  4-52-4627,308Barry MooreMike KekichJack AkerDennis Higgins 1430-16
1970-04-14@ DET7L  4-122-5626,891Rich HandMickey LolichMickey LolichRich Hand 1842-24
1970-04-16@ DET8L  2-42-656,280Dean ChanceEarl WilsonEarl WilsonDean Chance 2046-26
1970-04-18vs WS29W  9-43-654,370 Sam McDowellDick BosmanSam McDowellDick Bosman 2950-21
1970-04-21vs DET10L  3-53-763,463 Dean ChanceEarl WilsonEarl WilsonSteve HarganFred Lasher3255-23
1970-04-22vs DET11L  0-53-864,447 Sam McDowellMickey LolichMickey LolichSam McDowell 3260-28
1970-04-24vs CHA12W  4-14-863,871 Barry MooreGerry ArrigoBarry MooreGerry ArrigoDennis Higgins3661-25
1970-04-25vs CHA13W  6-55-853,981 Steve HarganTommy JohnSteve HarganTommy JohnDennis Higgins4266-24
1970-04-26vs CHA14L  0-25-9612,009 Dean ChanceJoe HorlenJoe HorlenDean ChanceWilbur Wood4268-26
1970-04-27@ MIN15W  5-16-954,167Sam McDowellDave BoswellSam McDowellDave Boswell 4769-22
1970-04-28@ MIN16W  3-17-954,118Barry MooreJim PerryBarry MooreJim PerryPhil Hennigan5070-20
1970-04-29@ MIN17L  0-17-1054,241Rich HandJim KaatJim KaatRich HandStan Williams5071-21
1970-04-30@ MIN18L  1-47-1165,485Steve HarganLuis TiantLuis TiantSteve HarganRon Perranoski5175-24
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-05-01@ KCA19W  7-58-1166,365Dean ChanceDave MoreheadPhil HenniganMoe DrabowskyDennis Higgins5880-22
1970-05-02@ KCA20L  3-48-1268,016Sam McDowellBob JohnsonMike HedlundBob Miller 6184-23
1970-05-03@ KCA21W  6-39-1268,808Barry MooreJim RookerBarry MooreJim RookerRich Hand6787-20
1970-05-05@ CHA22L  1-29-1362,993Dean ChanceTommy JohnTommy JohnDean Chance 6889-21
1970-05-06@ CHA23L  1-29-1462,983Sam McDowellJoe HorlenJoe HorlenSam McDowell 6991-22
1970-05-08vs MIN24L  6-79-1566,233 Barry MooreJim KaatStan WilliamsBarry Moore 7598-23
1970-05-09vs MIN25L  3-59-1665,485 Dean ChanceLuis TiantRon PerranoskiDennis Higgins 78103-25
1970-05-10vs MIN26W  5-410-16614,397 Sam McDowellDave BoswellSam McDowellDave BoswellRich Hand83107-24
1970-05-13vs KCA27L  0-110-1763,028 Barry MooreBill ButlerAl FitzmorrisPhil HenniganKen Wright83108-25
1970-05-15@ BOS28W  3-011-17623,102Sam McDowellGary PetersSam McDowellGary Peters 86108-22
1970-05-16@ BOS29L  2-611-18619,485Dean ChanceRay CulpRay CulpDennis Higgins 88114-26
1970-05-18@ WS230L  3-711-1964,362Rich HandGeorge BrunetGeorge BrunetRich HandDarold Knowles91121-30
1970-05-19@ WS231L  1-311-2066,614Barry MooreJoe ColemanJoe ColemanBarry Moore 92124-32
1970-05-20vs BOS32W  7-212-2064,930 Sam McDowellSonny SiebertSam McDowellSonny Siebert 99126-27
1970-05-21vs BOS33W  10-713-2064,073 Bob MillerBill LeeBob MillerBill LeeDick Ellsworth109133-24
1970-05-22vs NYA34L  4-713-21612,890 Dean ChanceFritz PetersonFritz PetersonDean ChanceJack Aker113140-27
1970-05-23vs NYA35W  4-314-2166,855 Rich HandGary WaslewskiPhil HenniganSteve Hamilton 117143-26
1970-05-24vs NYA36L  5-614-2360 Sam McDowellMike KekichLindy McDanielFred Lasher 122149-27
1970-05-24vs NYA37L  7-814-23619,421 Barry MooreJohn CumberlandLindy McDanielFred LasherJack Aker129157-28
1970-05-25@ BAL38L  2-614-2465,573Bob MillerDave McNallyDave McNallyBob Miller 131163-32
1970-05-26@ BAL39L  0-714-2565,744Dean ChanceJim HardinJim HardinDean Chance 131170-39
1970-05-27@ BAL40L  4-514-2669,445Rich HandJim PalmerDick HallMike PaulPete Richert135175-40
1970-05-29@ OAK41W  2-115-2667,640Sam McDowellBlue Moon OdomSam McDowellBlue Moon Odom 137176-39
1970-05-30@ OAK42L  4-515-2769,163Barry MooreRollie FingersRollie FingersBarry MooreMudcat Grant141181-40
1970-05-31@ OAK43W  3-216-27610,223Mike PaulCatfish HunterDick EllsworthCatfish HunterRich Hand144183-39
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-06-02@ MIL44W  4-118-2760Sam McDowellGene BrabenderSam McDowellGene Brabender 148184-36
1970-06-02@ MIL45W  9-518-2767,812Dean ChanceSkip LockwoodPhil HenniganSkip Lockwood 157189-32
1970-06-03@ MIL46W  7-619-2766,719Rich HandLew KrausseBob MillerMarty PattinDick Ellsworth164195-31
1970-06-04@ MIL47W  8-420-2768,625Barry MooreRay PetersPhil HenniganRay PetersDean Chance172199-27
1970-06-05@ CAL48L  1-220-28610,894Mike PaulClyde WrightClyde WrightMike PaulKen Tatum173201-28
1970-06-06@ CAL49L  1-220-29618,089Sam McDowellRudy MayRudy MaySam McDowellMel Queen174203-29
1970-06-07@ CAL50W  6-421-29617,595Rich HandAndy MessersmithRich HandAndy MessersmithFred Lasher180207-27
1970-06-09vs OAK51L  2-521-3066,283 Barry MooreCatfish HunterCatfish HunterBarry MooreMudcat Grant182212-30
1970-06-10vs OAK52L  4-621-3165,629 Mike PaulBlue Moon OdomPaul LindbladMike PaulMudcat Grant186218-32
1970-06-11vs OAK53W  6-522-3165,140 Sam McDowellChuck DobsonDick EllsworthPaul Lindblad 192223-31
1970-06-12vs MIL54L  1-422-3268,156 Rich HandMarty PattinMarty PattinRich Hand 193227-34
1970-06-13vs MIL55W  10-623-3268,162 Phil HenniganLew KrausseDean ChanceLew KrausseFred Lasher203233-30
1970-06-14vs MIL56W  9-224-32625,380 Steve DunningSkip LockwoodSteve DunningSkip LockwoodBob Miller212235-23
1970-06-15vs CAL57W  3-225-3264,681 Sam McDowellRudy MayDean ChanceMel Queen 215237-22
1970-06-16vs CAL58W  9-226-32612,426 Rich HandAndy MessersmithRich HandAndy Messersmith 224239-15
1970-06-18vs WS259W  6-327-3267,634 Mike PaulJim HannanFred LasherJim ShellenbackDean Chance230242-12
1970-06-19vs DET60W  4-228-32517,156 Sam McDowellMickey LolichSam McDowellMickey Lolich 234244-10
1970-06-20vs DET61W  2-129-32512,420 Steve DunningEarl WilsonDean ChanceEarl Wilson 236245-9
1970-06-21vs DET62L  2-729-3450 Rich HandLes CainJoe NiekroRich HandTom Timmermann238252-14
1970-06-21vs DET63L  8-929-34523,904 Rick AustinMike KilkennyTom TimmermannPhil Hennigan 246261-15
1970-06-24@ NYA64W  7-230-3550Sam McDowellMel StottlemyreSam McDowellMel Stottlemyre 253263-10
1970-06-24@ NYA65L  4-530-35531,925Mike PaulStan BahnsenStan BahnsenFred LasherLindy McDaniel257268-11
1970-06-25@ NYA66L  1-330-36517,583Steve DunningFritz PetersonFritz PetersonSteve Dunning 258271-13
1970-06-26@ DET67L  1-730-37518,627Rich HandJoe NiekroJoe NiekroRich Hand 259278-19
1970-06-27@ DET68W  3-031-37520,967Rick AustinMickey LolichRick AustinMickey Lolich 262278-16
1970-06-28@ DET69W  8-232-3850Sam McDowellEarl WilsonSam McDowellEarl Wilson 270280-10
1970-06-28@ DET70L  1-532-38533,640Mike PaulMike KilkennyMike KilkennyMike Paul 271285-14
1970-06-30@ BAL71L  2-432-39611,346Steve DunningDave McNallyDave McNallySteve Dunning 273289-16
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-07-01@ BAL72L  0-332-4067,489Rick AustinJim PalmerJim PalmerRick Austin 273292-19
1970-07-02@ BAL73W  10-933-4056,135Sam McDowellJim HardinDennis HigginsMoe DrabowskyDean Chance283301-18
1970-07-03@ BOS74L  1-233-4260Rich HandRay CulpRay CulpPhil Hennigan 284303-19
1970-07-03@ BOS75L  4-533-42627,395Mike PaulKen BrettGary WagnerDick EllsworthSparky Lyle288308-20
1970-07-04@ BOS76L  1-533-43614,246Steve DunningSonny SiebertSonny SiebertSteve Dunning 289313-24
1970-07-05@ BOS77L  4-833-44621,690Rick AustinMike NagyMike NagyRick AustinVicente Romo293321-28
1970-07-06vs WS278W  6-434-44611,950 Sam McDowellJoe ColemanSam McDowellJoe Coleman 299325-26
1970-07-07vs WS279W  7-336-4450 Dick EllsworthJim HannanDick EllsworthJim HannanFred Lasher306328-22
1970-07-07vs WS280W  7-536-4459,433 Mike PaulDick SuchPhil HenniganDick SuchDennis Higgins313333-20
1970-07-08vs WS281W  6-537-4456,322 Steve DunningGeorge BrunetPhil HenniganDarold KnowlesDennis Higgins319338-19
1970-07-09vs WS282L  3-937-45511,152 Rick AustinCasey CoxCasey CoxRick Austin 322347-25
1970-07-10vs BOS83L  1-737-46613,136 Rich HandGary PetersGary PetersRich Hand 323354-31
1970-07-11vs BOS84W  3-138-46513,251 Sam McDowellKen BrettSam McDowellKen Brett 326355-29
1970-07-12vs BOS85L  2-638-4860 Steve DunningRay CulpRay CulpSteve Dunning 328361-33
1970-07-12vs BOS86L  2-838-48630,821 Fred LasherSonny SiebertSonny SiebertFred LasherSparky Lyle330369-39
1970-07-16@ KCA87W  6-039-4868,046Rich HandJim RookerRich HandJim Rooker 336369-33
1970-07-17@ KCA88W  6-040-48512,063Steve DunningBob JohnsonSteve DunningBob JohnsonPhil Hennigan342369-27
1970-07-18@ KCA89W  4-141-4857,334Steve HarganBill ButlerSteve HarganBill Butler 346370-24
1970-07-19@ MIN90W  3-142-48524,925Sam McDowellBert BlylevenSam McDowellBert Blyleven 349371-22
1970-07-20@ MIN91L  2-442-49615,054Rick AustinJim KaatJim KaatRick AustinRon Perranoski351375-24
1970-07-21vs CHA92L  3-542-50612,011 Steve DunningTommy JohnTommy JohnSteve Dunning 354380-26
1970-07-22vs CHA93W  6-243-5055,590 Steve HarganJim MagnusonSteve HarganJim MagnusonFred Lasher360382-22
1970-07-23vs CHA94W  5-244-5057,369 Sam McDowellJoe HorlenSam McDowellJoe Horlen 365384-19
1970-07-24vs KCA95L  2-545-5150 Rich HandJim RookerJim RookerRich HandTed Abernathy367389-22
1970-07-24vs KCA96W  9-645-51512,076 Dean ChanceWally BunkerDean ChanceWally BunkerFred Lasher376395-19
1970-07-25vs KCA97L  4-845-52518,853 Rick AustinBob JohnsonTom BurgmeierFred LasherTed Abernathy380403-23
1970-07-26vs KCA98W  6-547-5250 Steve DunningBill ButlerSteve DunningKen WrightRick Austin386408-22
1970-07-26vs KCA99W  3-047-52521,237 Steve HarganDave MoreheadSteve HarganDave Morehead 389408-19
1970-07-28vs MIN100L  2-547-53516,202 Sam McDowellJim KaatJim KaatSam McDowellTom Hall391413-22
1970-07-29vs MIN101W  9-848-5356,772 Dean ChanceDave BoswellDean ChanceDave BoswellPhil Hennigan400421-21
1970-07-30vs MIN102W  3-249-53511,346 Steve HarganJim PerrySteve HarganJim Perry 403423-20
1970-07-31@ CHA103L  4-549-5455,467Steve DunningTommy JohnDanny MurphyDick Ellsworth 407428-21
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-08-01@ CHA104W  3-250-5454,945Sam McDowellGerry JaneskiSam McDowellGerry Janeski 410430-20
1970-08-02@ CHA105W  4-251-5550Rich HandJerry CriderRich HandJerry CriderDennis Higgins414432-18
1970-08-02@ CHA106L  7-851-5559,485Dean ChanceFloyd WeaverWilbur WoodDick Ellsworth 421440-19
1970-08-04vs NYA107W  6-152-55510,386 Steve HarganSteve KlineSteve HarganSteve Kline 427441-14
1970-08-05vs NYA108L  3-752-56519,335 Sam McDowellFritz PetersonFritz PetersonSam McDowellLindy McDaniel430448-18
1970-08-06vs BAL109W  4-053-5750 Dean ChanceMike CuellarDean ChanceMike Cuellar 434448-14
1970-08-06vs BAL110L  1-753-57518,562 Steve DunningJim HardinJim HardinSteve Dunning 435455-20
1970-08-07vs BAL111W  10-454-57513,462 Rich HandTom PhoebusDennis HigginsDick Hall 445459-14
1970-08-08@ WS2112W  4-255-5758,614Steve HarganDick BosmanVince ColbertDarold Knowles 449461-12
1970-08-09@ WS2113L  3-756-5850Sam McDowellJoe ColemanJoe ColemanSam McDowell 452468-16
1970-08-09@ WS2114W  6-356-58518,497Rick AustinJackie BrownDennis HigginsJackie BrownSteve Mingori458471-13
1970-08-11@ OAK115L  5-656-5956,322Dean ChanceCatfish HunterJim RolandDean ChanceBob Locker463477-14
1970-08-12@ OAK116L  4-1156-6055,561Steve HarganRollie FingersMarcel LachemannRick AustinBob Locker467488-21
1970-08-13@ OAK117W  4-357-6057,644Sam McDowellBlue Moon OdomSam McDowellPaul Lindblad 471491-20
1970-08-14@ MIL118L  3-457-61512,780Steve DunningSkip LockwoodBobby BolinDean Chance 474495-21
1970-08-16@ MIL119L  3-457-62544,387Steve HarganAl DowningKen SandersDennis Higgins 477499-22
1970-08-17@ CAL120L  0-357-6368,860Sam McDowellTom MurphyTom MurphySam McDowell 477502-25
1970-08-18@ CAL121L  1-1257-64610,027Dean ChanceClyde WrightClyde WrightDean Chance 478514-36
1970-08-19@ CAL122W  2-058-6459,739Rich HandRudy MayRich HandRudy MayDennis Higgins480514-34
1970-08-21vs OAK123W  6-359-64520,827 Sam McDowellCatfish HunterSam McDowellCatfish HunterRick Austin486517-31
1970-08-22vs OAK124W  6-560-6459,615 Steve HarganChuck DobsonDennis HigginsMarcel Lachemann 492522-30
1970-08-23vs OAK125W  8-661-6458,585 Rich HandBlue Moon OdomRick AustinBob Locker 500528-28
1970-08-25vs MIL126L  2-461-65513,564 Sam McDowellSkip LockwoodKen SandersDennis Higgins 502532-30
1970-08-26vs MIL127W  7-262-6555,407 Steve HarganAl DowningSteve HarganAl DowningVince Colbert509534-25
1970-08-27vs MIL128L  2-1462-6655,156 Steve DunningLew KrausseLew KrausseSteve Dunning 511548-37
1970-08-28vs CAL129L  2-363-6750 Dean ChanceRudy MayKen TatumDennis HigginsAndy Messersmith513551-38
1970-08-28vs CAL130W  5-163-67511,160 Rich HandTom MurphyRich HandTom Murphy 518552-34
1970-08-29vs CAL131W  14-164-67514,304 Sam McDowellGreg GarrettSam McDowellGreg Garrett 532553-21
1970-08-30vs CAL132L  9-1064-6857,885 Steve HarganClyde WrightAndy MessersmithVince Colbert 541563-22
1970-08-31@ WS2133L  4-564-6957,379Steve DunningCasey CoxCasey CoxSteve DunningDarold Knowles545568-23
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-09-01@ WS2134W  4-365-6957,567Mike PaulJackie BrownMike PaulJackie BrownRick Austin549571-22
1970-09-02@ WS2135L  1-465-70510,509Sam McDowellDick BosmanDick BosmanSam McDowell 550575-25
1970-09-03@ WS2136W  4-266-7055,550Steve HarganJim HannanSteve HarganJim HannanDennis Higgins554577-23
1970-09-04@ NYA137L  2-366-7159,394Rich HandSteve KlineSteve KlineRich Hand 556580-24
1970-09-05@ NYA138L  1-366-7259,232Steve DunningStan BahnsenStan BahnsenSteve DunningLindy McDaniel557583-26
1970-09-06@ NYA139L  1-466-73513,127Mike PaulFritz PetersonFritz PetersonMike Paul 558587-29
1970-09-07vs BOS140L  3-467-7450 Sam McDowellGary PetersGary PetersSam McDowellSparky Lyle561591-30
1970-09-07vs BOS141W  8-267-74517,837 Dean ChanceCal KoonceDean ChanceCal KoonceVince Colbert569593-24
1970-09-08vs BOS142L  3-467-7553,194 Steve HarganKen BrettKen BrettSteve HarganGary Wagner572597-25
1970-09-09vs WS2143L  4-567-7653,138 Rich HandJoe ColemanJoe ColemanRich HandJoe Grzenda576602-26
1970-09-10vs WS2144W  13-468-7652,746 Steve DunningCasey CoxSteve DunningCasey CoxDennis Higgins589606-17
1970-09-11vs NYA145W  3-269-7655,567 Mike PaulFritz PetersonMike PaulFritz PetersonDennis Higgins592608-16
1970-09-12vs NYA146W  4-370-7655,861 Sam McDowellMike KekichDean ChanceRon Klimkowski 596611-15
1970-09-13vs NYA147W  3-171-7656,651 Steve HarganMel StottlemyreSteve HarganMel Stottlemyre 599612-13
1970-09-15vs DET148W  4-372-7653,404 Rich HandLes CainSteve MingoriBob ReedDean Chance603615-12
1970-09-16vs DET149L  3-672-7753,681 Mike PaulMickey LolichMickey LolichMike PaulTom Timmermann606621-15
1970-09-17vs DET150W  6-273-7754,005 Sam McDowellJoe NiekroSam McDowellJoe Niekro 612623-11
1970-09-18@ BAL151L  3-473-7855,752Steve HarganTom PhoebusPete RichertFred Lasher 615627-12
1970-09-19@ BAL152W  4-274-7857,857Jim RittwageDave McNallyJim RittwageDave McNally 619629-10
1970-09-20@ BAL153L  0-774-7959,085Mike PaulJim PalmerJim PalmerMike Paul 619636-17
1970-09-21@ BOS154L  1-274-80510,010Rich HandSonny SiebertSonny SiebertRich HandBobby Bolin620638-18
1970-09-22@ BOS155L  2-874-81511,959Sam McDowellGary PetersGary PetersSam McDowell 622646-24
1970-09-23@ BOS156W  5-275-8153,334Steve HarganKen BrettSteve HarganKen Brett 627648-21
1970-09-25vs BAL157L  7-975-8254,386 Jim RittwageDave McNallyPete RichertRich Hand 634657-23
1970-09-26vs BAL158L  4-775-8355,397 Mike PaulJim PalmerEddie WattFred LasherPete Richert638664-26
1970-09-27vs BAL159L  3-475-8456,718 Sam McDowellJim HardinDick HallSam McDowell 641668-27
1970-09-29@ DET160W  5-276-8456,334Steve HarganMickey LolichSteve HarganMickey Lolich 646670-24
1970-09-30@ DET161L  3-476-8553,420Jim RittwageBob ReedBob ReedJim RittwageTom Timmermann649674-25
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1970-10-01@ DET162L  0-176-8653,875Mike PaulJohn HillerJohn HillerMike Paul 649675-26


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