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1970 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1970 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    33Rick AustinP6-4190R-L231970SLN: 1968-3-54MLB--
    25Buddy BradfordOF5-11191R-R251966Not draftedMLB--
    16Larry BrownSS-2B5-11165R-R301963Not draftedMLB--
    17Lou CamilliSS-2B5-10170B-R231969CLE: 1967-3-55MLB--
    32Dean ChanceP6-3200R-R291961Not draftedMLB--
    44Vince ColbertP6-4200R-R241970CLE: 1968-11-234MLB--
    46Steve DunningP6-2205R-R211970CLE: 1970-1-2MLB--
    42Dick EllsworthP6-4195L-L301958Not draftedMLB--
    22Ted FordOF5-10180R-R231970CLE: 1966-1-11MLB--
    8Ray FosseC6-2215R-R231967CLE: 1965-1-7MLB--
    27Roy FosterOF6-0185R-R241970Not draftedMLB--
    13Vern Fuller2B6-1170R-R261964Not draftedMLB--
    45Rich HandP6-1195R-R211970CLE: 1969-1-1MLB--
    34Steve HarganP6-3180R-R271965Not draftedMLB--
    40Ken Harrelson1B-OF6-2190R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    18Jack HeidemannSS6-0178R-R201969CLE: 1967-1-11MLB--
    38Phil HenniganP185R-R241969CLE: 1966-4-60MLB--
    35Dennis HigginsP6-4190R-R301966Not draftedMLB--
    23Chuck HintonOF6-1197R-R361961Not draftedMLB--
    11Tony Horton1B6-3210R-R251964Not draftedMLB--
    29Lou Klimchock3B-2B5-11180L-R301958Not draftedMLB--
    36Fred LasherP6-4210R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    24Eddie LeonSS-2B6-0175R-R231968CLE: 1967-2-35MLB--
    29John LowensteinOF6-0175L-R231970CLE: 1968-18-402MLB--
    48Sam McDowellP6-5218L-L271961Not draftedMLB--
    33Bob MillerP6-1182R-R311957Not draftedMLB--
    31Steve MingoriP5-10170L-L261970Not draftedMLB--
    31Barry MooreP6-1190L-L271965Not draftedMLB--
    25Russ NagelsonOF6-0205L-R251968CLE: 1966-14-272MLB--
    12Graig Nettles3B6-0185L-R251967MIN: 1965-4-74MLB--
    39Mike PaulP6-0183L-L251968CLE: 1967-20-390MLB--
    28Vada PinsonOF5-11181L-L311958Not draftedMLB--
    42Jim RittwageP6-3190R-R251970UDFAMLB--
    10Rich Rollins3B5-10185R-R321961Not draftedMLB--
    9Duke SimsC6-2205L-R291964Not draftedMLB--
    26Ted UhlaenderOF6-2190L-R291965Not draftedMLB--

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