1970 Pittsburgh Pirates Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 89-73
Finished 1st in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 386,907, Avg. 9,673
Ballpark: Forbes Field/Three Rivers Stadium
Won Division
National League Championship Series - Lost to Cincinnati Reds 3-0
Manager: Danny Murtaugh (89-73)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1970 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1970 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1970 season with a record of 89 wins and 73 losses, finishing first in the NL's East Division.

The Pirates tallied 729 runs and surrendered 664 runs. Willie Stargell walloped 31 home runs for Pittsburgh, while Bob Robertson swatted 20 or more, too. Willie Stargell accounted for 85 RBI. Manny Sanguillen paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .325 clip. Luke Walker topped the team with 15 wins and a team-best 3.04 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Danny Murtaugh coached the team. The 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Regular Season Runs For: 729
Regular Season Runs Against: 664

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 7, 1970 New York Mets 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 9, 1970 New York Mets 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 10, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
April 11, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 12, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 1-1 2-1 3-2
April 14, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at New York Mets 4 W 1-1 3-1 4-2
April 16, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at New York Mets 4 W 1-1 4-1 5-2
April 17, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 1-2 4-1 5-3
April 18, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 1-3 4-1 5-4
April 20, 1970 Houston Astros 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 2-3 4-1 6-4
April 21, 1970 Houston Astros 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 3-3 4-1 7-4
April 22, 1970 Houston Astros 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 4-3 4-1 8-4
April 23, 1970 Atlanta Braves 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 5-3 4-1 9-4
April 24, 1970 Atlanta Braves 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 5-4 4-1 9-5
April 25, 1970 Atlanta Braves 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 6-4 4-1 10-5
April 26, 1970 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 6-5 4-1 10-6
April 27, 1970 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 6-6 4-1 10-7
April 28, 1970 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 7-6 4-1 11-7
April 29, 1970 Chicago Cubs 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 7-7 4-1 11-8
May 1, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 7-7 4-2 11-9
May 2, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Cincinnati Reds 7 L 7-7 4-3 11-10
May 3, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Cincinnati Reds 11 L 7-7 4-4 11-11
May 4, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 7-7 4-5 11-12
May 5, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Atlanta Braves 12 L 7-7 4-6 11-13
May 6, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 7-7 4-7 11-14
May 7, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Houston Astros 5 W 7-7 5-7 12-14
May 8, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Houston Astros 7 L 7-7 5-8 12-15
May 9, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Houston Astros 3 W 7-7 6-8 13-15
May 10, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Houston Astros 9 L 7-7 6-9 13-16
May 11, 1970 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 8-7 6-9 14-16
May 12, 1970 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 8-8 6-9 14-17
May 13, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 8-8 7-9 15-17
May 14, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 11 L 8-8 7-10 15-18
May 15, 1970 Montreal Expos 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 8-9 7-10 15-19
May 16, 1970 Montreal Expos 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 9-9 7-10 16-19
May 17, 1970 Montreal Expos 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 L 9-10 7-10 16-20
May 18, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 10-10 7-10 17-20
May 19, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 10-11 7-10 17-21
May 20, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 11-11 7-10 18-21
May 21, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Montreal Expos 7 L 11-11 7-11 18-22
May 22, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Montreal Expos 6 L 11-11 7-12 18-23
May 23, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Montreal Expos 4 W 11-11 8-12 19-23
May 24, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Montreal Expos 0 W 11-11 9-12 20-23
May 26, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 11-11 9-13 20-24
May 27, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 0 W 11-11 10-13 21-24
May 28, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Chicago Cubs 8 L 11-11 10-14 21-25
May 29, 1970 San Francisco Giants 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 12-11 10-14 22-25
May 30, 1970 San Francisco Giants 13 at Pittsburgh Pirates 11 L 12-12 10-14 22-26
May 31, 1970 San Francisco Giants 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 13-12 10-14 23-26
June 1, 1970 San Diego Padres 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 14-12 10-14 24-26
June 2, 1970 San Diego Padres 14 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 L 14-13 10-14 24-27
June 4, 1970 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 14-14 10-14 24-28
June 5, 1970 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 15-14 10-14 25-28
June 6, 1970 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 16-14 10-14 26-28
June 7, 1970 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 17-14 10-14 27-28
June 9, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at San Francisco Giants 1 W 17-14 11-14 28-28
June 10, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at San Francisco Giants 4 L 17-14 11-15 28-29
June 12, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at San Diego Padres 5 L 17-14 11-16 28-30
June 12, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at San Diego Padres 0 W 17-14 12-16 29-30
June 13, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at San Diego Padres 2 W 17-14 13-16 30-30
June 14, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Diego Padres 2 L 17-14 13-17 30-31
June 15, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 17-14 14-17 31-31
June 16, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 L 17-14 14-18 31-32
June 17, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 17-14 14-19 31-33
June 19, 1970 Montreal Expos 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 18-14 14-19 32-33
June 20, 1970 Montreal Expos 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 19-14 14-19 33-33
June 21, 1970 Montreal Expos 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 19-15 14-19 33-34
June 22, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 W 20-15 14-19 34-34
June 22, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 20-16 14-19 34-35
June 23, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 21-16 14-19 35-35
June 24, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 22-16 14-19 36-35
June 25, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 23-16 14-19 37-35
June 27, 1970 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 24-16 14-19 38-35
June 28, 1970 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 25-16 14-19 39-35
June 28, 1970 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 26-16 14-19 40-35
June 29, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 3 L 26-16 14-20 40-36
June 30, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at New York Mets 7 L 26-16 14-21 40-37
July 1, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at New York Mets 3 W 26-16 15-21 41-37
July 3, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 16 at Chicago Cubs 14 W 26-16 16-21 42-37
July 4, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 26-16 16-22 42-38
July 4, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 26-16 17-22 43-38
July 5, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 26-16 18-22 44-38
July 6, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 W 26-16 19-22 45-38
July 7, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 26-16 20-22 46-38
July 8, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 L 26-16 20-23 46-39
July 9, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 W 26-16 21-23 47-39
July 10, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 26-16 22-23 48-39
July 11, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 7 W 26-16 23-23 49-39
July 12, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 W 26-16 24-23 50-39
July 16, 1970 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 26-17 24-23 50-40
July 17, 1970 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 27-17 24-23 51-40
July 18, 1970 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 27-18 24-23 51-41
July 19, 1970 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 28-18 24-23 52-41
July 20, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Houston Astros 5 L 28-18 24-24 52-42
July 21, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Houston Astros 3 L 28-18 24-25 52-43
July 22, 1970 Atlanta Braves 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 29-18 24-25 53-43
July 23, 1970 Atlanta Braves 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 30-18 24-25 54-43
July 24, 1970 Houston Astros 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 11 W 31-18 24-25 55-43
July 25, 1970 Houston Astros 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 31-19 24-25 55-44
July 26, 1970 Houston Astros 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 31-20 24-25 55-45
July 28, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 31-20 25-25 56-45
July 29, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 31-20 25-26 56-46
July 30, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Cincinnati Reds 8 L 31-20 25-27 56-47
July 31, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 31-20 25-28 56-48
August 1, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 20 at Atlanta Braves 10 W 31-20 26-28 57-48
August 2, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 31-20 27-28 58-48
August 3, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Montreal Expos 8 L 31-20 27-29 58-49
August 4, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Montreal Expos 2 W 31-20 28-29 59-49
August 5, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 32-20 28-29 60-49
August 6, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 33-20 28-29 61-49
August 6, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 34-20 28-29 62-49
August 7, 1970 New York Mets 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 35-20 28-29 63-49
August 8, 1970 New York Mets 12 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 L 35-21 28-29 63-50
August 9, 1970 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 36-21 28-29 64-50
August 10, 1970 New York Mets 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 36-22 28-29 64-51
August 11, 1970 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 36-23 28-29 64-52
August 12, 1970 Los Angeles Dodgers 11 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 36-24 28-29 64-53
August 14, 1970 San Diego Padres 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 37-24 28-29 65-53
August 14, 1970 San Diego Padres 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 38-24 28-29 66-53
August 15, 1970 San Diego Padres 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 39-24 28-29 67-53
August 16, 1970 San Diego Padres 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 39-25 28-29 67-54
August 17, 1970 San Francisco Giants 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 39-26 28-29 67-55
August 18, 1970 San Francisco Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 40-26 28-29 68-55
August 19, 1970 San Francisco Giants 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 40-27 28-29 68-56
August 21, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 L 40-27 28-30 68-57
August 22, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 40-27 29-30 69-57
August 23, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 W 40-27 30-30 70-57
August 25, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at San Diego Padres 4 L 40-27 30-31 70-58
August 26, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Diego Padres 2 L 40-27 30-32 70-59
August 28, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Francisco Giants 5 L 40-27 30-33 70-60
August 29, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at San Francisco Giants 10 L 40-27 30-34 70-61
August 30, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at San Francisco Giants 7 L 40-27 30-35 70-62
August 30, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Francisco Giants 2 L 40-27 30-36 70-63
September 1, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Montreal Expos 4 W 40-27 31-36 71-63
September 2, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Montreal Expos 10 L 40-27 31-37 71-64
September 4, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 41-27 31-37 72-64
September 5, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 42-27 31-37 73-64
September 6, 1970 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 43-27 31-37 74-64
September 7, 1970 Chicago Cubs 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 43-28 31-37 74-65
September 7, 1970 Chicago Cubs 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 44-28 31-37 75-65
September 8, 1970 Chicago Cubs 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 44-29 31-37 75-66
September 9, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 44-30 31-37 75-67
September 10, 1970 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 45-30 31-37 76-67
September 12, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 45-30 32-37 77-67
September 13, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 45-30 32-38 77-68
September 15, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 45-30 33-38 78-68
September 16, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 45-30 34-38 79-68
September 17, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 45-30 34-39 79-69
September 18, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Mets 2 W 45-30 35-39 80-69
September 19, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 1 W 45-30 36-39 81-69
September 20, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at New York Mets 5 W 45-30 37-39 82-69
September 20, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at New York Mets 4 L 45-30 37-40 82-70
September 22, 1970 Montreal Expos 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 45-31 37-40 82-71
September 22, 1970 Montreal Expos 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 46-31 37-40 83-71
September 23, 1970 Montreal Expos 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 46-32 37-40 83-72
September 24, 1970 Montreal Expos 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 47-32 37-40 84-72
September 25, 1970 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 48-32 37-40 85-72
September 26, 1970 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 49-32 37-40 86-72
September 27, 1970 New York Mets 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 50-32 37-40 87-72
September 29, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 50-32 38-40 88-72
September 30, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 50-32 38-41 88-73
October 1, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 50-32 39-41 89-73
October 3, 1970 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 4, 1970 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
October 5, 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Cincinnati Reds 3 L 0-2 0-1 0-3