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1970 Chicago Cubs season

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Owner(s)  Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s)  Leo Durocher
General manager(s)  John Holland
Stats  ESPN.com BB-reference
1970 Chicago Cubs season
Local television  WGN-TV (Jack Brickhouse, Lloyd Pettit)
Local radio  WGN (Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau)

The 1970 Chicago Cubs season was the 99th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 95th in the National League and the 55th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished second in the National League East with a record of 84–78.

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Offseason

  • November 17, 1969: Oscar Gamble and Dick Selma were traded by the Cubs to the Philadelphia Phillies for Johnny Callison and a player to be named later. The Phillies completed the deal by sending Larry Colton to the Cubs in January 1970.
  • Notable transactions

  • April 22, 1970: Jim Qualls was traded by the Cubs to the Montreal Expos for Garry Jestadt.
  • April 23, 1970: Steve Barber was signed as a free agent by the Cubs.
  • May 29, 1970: Ted Abernathy was traded by the Cubs to the St. Louis Cardinals for Phil Gagliano.
  • June 30, 1970: Steve Barber was released by the Cubs.
  • July 29, 1970: Joe Pepitone was purchased by the Cubs from the Houston Astros.
  • September 21, 1970: Hoyt Wilhelm was selected off waivers by the Cubs from the Atlanta Braves.
  • Draft picks

  • June 4, 1970: 1970 Major League Baseball draft
  • Rick Reuschel was drafted by the Cubs in the 3rd round.
  • Jeff Schneider was drafted by the Cubs in the 18th round, but did not sign.
  • Starters by position

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

    Other batters

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

    Starting pitchers

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

    Other pitchers

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

    Relief pitchers

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

    Farm system

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Quincy

    References

    1970 Chicago Cubs season Wikipedia


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