1970 Atlanta Braves season

1970 Atlanta Braves season

The 1970 Atlanta Braves season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the National League West with a record of 76-86, 26 games behind the Cincinnati Reds.

Offseason

Regular season

In 1970, the Braves franchise celebrated its 100th season.

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 102 60 -- .630
Los Angeles Dodgers 87 73 14.5 .540
San Francisco Giants 86 76 16 .531
Houston Astros 79 83 23 .488
Atlanta Braves 76 86 26 .469
San Diego Padres 63 99 39 .389

Notable transactions

Roster

1970 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Millán, FélixFélix Millán 142 590 183 .310 2 37
CF González, TonyTony González 5 14.2 0 1 4.91 11

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jarvis, PatPat Jarvis 36 254 16 16 3.61 173

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
McQueen, MikeMike McQueen 22 66 1 5 5.59 54
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 5 14.2 0 1 4.91 11

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 50 6 4 13 3.10 67
Priddy, BobBob Priddy 41 5 5 8 5.42 32
Cardwell, DonDon Cardwell 16 2 1 0 9.00 16
Gatewood, AubreyAubrey Gatewood 3 0 0 0 4.50 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Mickey Vernon
AA Shreveport Braves Texas League Lou Fitzgerald and Clint Courtney
A Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League Eddie Haas
Rookie Magic Valley Cowboys Pioneer League Paul Snyder

Notes

References

  • 1970 Atlanta Braves season at Baseball Reference