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1970 National League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders

League Awards

Batting stats are G BA/OBP/SLG Pitching stats are W-L ERA, SO.

Award-Winners Complete Voting Results

Most Valuable Player Award

Johnny Bench
CIN 158 G .293/.345/.587

Cy Young Award

Bob Gibson
STL 23-7, 3.12, 274 SO

Rookie of the Year Award

Carl Morton
MON 18-11, 3.60, 154 SO
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Rico Carty
ATL 136 G .366/.454/.584
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Tom Seaver
NYM 18-12, 2.82, 283 SO

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Bob Gibson
STL 23-7, 3.12, 274 SO

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherBob Gibson
CatcherJohnny Bench
First BaseWes Parker
Second BaseTommy Helms
Third BaseDoug Rader
ShortstopDon Kessinger
OutfieldTommie Agee, Roberto Clemente and Pete Rose

League All-Stars

All Star Directory · (* - indicates they played)
Box Score and Play-by-Play

P. Tom Seaver (NYM)
C. Johnny Bench (CIN)
1B. Dick Allen (STL)
2B. Glenn Beckert (CHC)
3B. Tony Perez (CIN)
SS. Don Kessinger (CHC)
LF. Rico Carty (ATL)
CF. Willie Mays (SFG)
RF. Hank Aaron (ATL)

Roberto Clemente* (PIT)
Dick Dietz* (SFG)
Cito Gaston* (SDP)
Bob Gibson* (STL)
Billy Grabarkewitz* (LAD)
Bud Harrelson* (NYM)
Jim Hickman* (CHC)
Joe Hoerner (PHI)
Willie McCovey* (SFG)
Denis Menke* (HOU)
Jim Merritt* (CIN)
Felix Millan (ATL)
Joe Morgan* (HOU)
Claude Osteen* (LAD)
Gaylord Perry* (SFG)
Pete Rose* (CIN)
Wayne Simpson (CIN)
Rusty Staub* (MON)
Joe Torre* (STL)
Hoyt Wilhelm (ATL)

NL Other Leaders

Glossary · Hold mouse over statistic name to see description

For batting rate stats, generally a minimum of 3.1 Plate Appearances/G, 1.0 IP/G, 0.67 Gm and Chances/Team Game (fielding), 0.2 SB att/Team Game (catchers), and 0.1 SB att/Team Game (baserunners only since 1951), and 0.1 decision/G for single-season leaderboards generally needed for rate statistics. For pitcher fielding the minimums are reduced by a third. For LF, CF, RF fielding stats, we only have reliable data since 1954, so all leaders are since 1954. Explanation of min. requirements