1970 Pittsburgh Pirates

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89-73 Lost NLCS
Record Outcome

1970 Pittsburgh Pirates

What was the record of the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a 89-73 record. They went 50-32 at home and 39-41 on the road. Including the postseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates went 89-76. Their final game was a loss in the NL Championship Series to the Cincinnati Reds.

What division did the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates play in?

The 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates?

During the regular season, the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates went 57-33 against their NL East opponents.

Who won the NL East in 1970?

The Pirates won the NL East in the 1970 season with a 89-73 record. The Cubs finished 5 games back with a 84-78 record. The Mets finished 6 games back with a 83-79 record. The Cardinals finished 13 games back with a 76-86 record. The Phillies finished 15.5 games back with a 73-88 record. The Expos finished 16 games back with a 73-89 record.

What was the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Philadelphia Phillies 14-4 77.8% +29
St. Louis Cardinals 12-6 66.7% +15
New York Mets 12-6 66.7% +8
Chicago Cubs 10-8 55.6% -1
Montreal Expos 9-9 50% +10

What was the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates had their best month in September, when they went 18-10 and had a 64.3% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 12-18 and had a 40% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 11-8 57.9% -1
May 12-18 40% -16
June 17-11 60.7% +13
July 16-11 59.3% +21
August 14-15 48.3% +24
September 18-10 64.3% +20
October 1-0 100% +4

Did the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates make the Postseason?

Yes, the Pittsburgh Pirates made the Postseason in 1970. They lost their only series against the Cincinnati Reds in the NL Championship Series.

What was the run differential for the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a run differential of +65. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pirates could have been expected to have about 87.9 wins, or a 88-74 record in the regular season.

How did the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates went 31-29.

How did the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates went 10-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Pirates had during the 1970 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1970 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 7, 1970 vs New York Mets Loss 3 - 5 (11)
Thu, Apr 9, 1970 vs New York Mets Win 2 - 1
Fri, Apr 10, 1970 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 2
Sat, Apr 11, 1970 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 0
Sun, Apr 12, 1970 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 1 (10)
Tue, Apr 14, 1970 @ New York Mets Win 6 - 4 (10)
Thu, Apr 16, 1970 @ New York Mets Win 7 - 4
Fri, Apr 17, 1970 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Apr 18, 1970 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 6
Mon, Apr 20, 1970 vs Houston Astros Win 3 - 1
Tue, Apr 21, 1970 vs Houston Astros Win 9 - 8
Wed, Apr 22, 1970 vs Houston Astros Win 6 - 1
Thu, Apr 23, 1970 vs Atlanta Braves Win 8 - 6
Fri, Apr 24, 1970 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 9
Sat, Apr 25, 1970 vs Atlanta Braves Win 8 - 7
Sun, Apr 26, 1970 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Apr 27, 1970 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 0 - 1
Tue, Apr 28, 1970 vs Chicago Cubs Win 6 - 1
Wed, Apr 29, 1970 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 5 - 10
Fri, May 1, 1970 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 6
Sat, May 2, 1970 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 7
Sun, May 3, 1970 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 11
Mon, May 4, 1970 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 5
Tue, May 5, 1970 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 6 - 12
Wed, May 6, 1970 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 3
Thu, May 7, 1970 @ Houston Astros Win 9 - 5
Fri, May 8, 1970 @ Houston Astros Loss 5 - 7
Sat, May 9, 1970 @ Houston Astros Win 6 - 3
Sun, May 10, 1970 @ Houston Astros Loss 2 - 9
Mon, May 11, 1970 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 1
Tue, May 12, 1970 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 5
Wed, May 13, 1970 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 1
Thu, May 14, 1970 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 7 - 11
Fri, May 15, 1970 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 2
Sat, May 16, 1970 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 3
Sun, May 17, 1970 vs Montreal Expos Loss 7 - 8
Mon, May 18, 1970 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1
Tue, May 19, 1970 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 2
Wed, May 20, 1970 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 2 (14)
Thu, May 21, 1970 @ Montreal Expos Loss 6 - 7
Fri, May 22, 1970 @ Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 6
Sat, May 23, 1970 @ Montreal Expos Win 8 - 4
Sun, May 24, 1970 @ Montreal Expos Win 3 - 0
Tue, May 26, 1970 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 3 - 6
Wed, May 27, 1970 @ Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 0
Thu, May 28, 1970 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 7 - 8
Fri, May 29, 1970 vs San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 3
Sat, May 30, 1970 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 11 - 13
Sun, May 31, 1970 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 3
Mon, Jun 1, 1970 vs San Diego Padres Win 5 - 1
Tue, Jun 2, 1970 vs San Diego Padres Loss 8 - 14
Thu, Jun 4, 1970 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 5
Fri, Jun 5, 1970 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 0
Sat, Jun 6, 1970 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 6 (12)
Sun, Jun 7, 1970 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Tue, Jun 9, 1970 @ San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 1
Wed, Jun 10, 1970 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jun 12, 1970 @ San Diego Padres Win 2 - 0
Fri, Jun 12, 1970 @ San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Jun 13, 1970 @ San Diego Padres Win 7 - 2
Sun, Jun 14, 1970 @ San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 2
Mon, Jun 15, 1970 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 2
Tue, Jun 16, 1970 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 1
Wed, Jun 17, 1970 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 4
Fri, Jun 19, 1970 vs Montreal Expos Win 8 - 4
Sat, Jun 20, 1970 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 2
Sun, Jun 21, 1970 vs Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jun 22, 1970 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 6
Mon, Jun 22, 1970 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 1 - 0 (10)
Tue, Jun 23, 1970 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 2
Wed, Jun 24, 1970 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 3 (11)
Thu, Jun 25, 1970 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Sat, Jun 27, 1970 vs Chicago Cubs Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jun 28, 1970 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jun 28, 1970 vs Chicago Cubs Win 4 - 1
Mon, Jun 29, 1970 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jun 30, 1970 @ New York Mets Loss 6 - 7
Wed, Jul 1, 1970 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 3
Fri, Jul 3, 1970 @ Chicago Cubs Win 16 - 14
Sat, Jul 4, 1970 @ Chicago Cubs Win 10 - 6
Sat, Jul 4, 1970 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 2 - 7
Sun, Jul 5, 1970 @ Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 2
Mon, Jul 6, 1970 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 5
Tue, Jul 7, 1970 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 2
Wed, Jul 8, 1970 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 2
Thu, Jul 9, 1970 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 0
Fri, Jul 10, 1970 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 2
Sat, Jul 11, 1970 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 8 - 7
Sun, Jul 12, 1970 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 6 (10)
Thu, Jul 16, 1970 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Jul 17, 1970 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jul 18, 1970 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 3 (10)
Sun, Jul 19, 1970 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 3
Mon, Jul 20, 1970 @ Houston Astros Loss 4 - 5 (12)
Tue, Jul 21, 1970 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Jul 22, 1970 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 3
Thu, Jul 23, 1970 vs Atlanta Braves Win 6 - 5
Fri, Jul 24, 1970 vs Houston Astros Win 11 - 0
Sat, Jul 25, 1970 vs Houston Astros Loss 4 - 8
Sun, Jul 26, 1970 vs Houston Astros Loss 4 - 6 (10)
Tue, Jul 28, 1970 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 3
Wed, Jul 29, 1970 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 4
Thu, Jul 30, 1970 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 8
Fri, Jul 31, 1970 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Aug 1, 1970 @ Atlanta Braves Win 20 - 10
Sun, Aug 2, 1970 @ Atlanta Braves Win 10 - 7
Mon, Aug 3, 1970 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 8
Tue, Aug 4, 1970 @ Montreal Expos Win 4 - 2
Wed, Aug 5, 1970 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 0
Thu, Aug 6, 1970 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 0
Thu, Aug 6, 1970 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 8 - 3
Fri, Aug 7, 1970 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 1
Sat, Aug 8, 1970 vs New York Mets Loss 9 - 12
Sun, Aug 9, 1970 vs New York Mets Win 8 - 3
Mon, Aug 10, 1970 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 10
Tue, Aug 11, 1970 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Aug 12, 1970 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 11
Fri, Aug 14, 1970 vs San Diego Padres Win 2 - 1
Fri, Aug 14, 1970 vs San Diego Padres Win 10 - 1
Sat, Aug 15, 1970 vs San Diego Padres Win 9 - 3
Sun, Aug 16, 1970 vs San Diego Padres Loss 6 - 8