Vada Pinson appeared in 148 Major League games during the 1970 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Pinson appeared in, specifically relating to his 1970 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Pinson started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"I'm going to get myself a corked bat and blast one out of here! What's the suspension for Old-Timers games, ten years?" - Vada Pinson in Baseball's Greatest Quotations (Paul Dickson, Collins Reference, 02/19/2008, 'PINSON, VADA', Page 427)
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Vada Pinson 1970 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Vada Pinson appeared in 76 games at home, had 290 at-bats, drove in 50 runs, scored 45 times, had 81 hits (12 doubles / 3 triples / 17 home runs), walked 20 times (6 intentional), struck out 33 times, was hit by a pitcher 2 times, sacrificed 3 times (0 hits & 3 flies), and finished at home with a .279 batting average, .326 on base percentage and .517 slugging average?
On the road, Vada Pinson appeared in 72 games, had 284 at-bats, drove in 32 runs, scored 29 times, had 83 hits (15 doubles / 3 triples / 5 home runs), walked 8 times (1 intentional), struck out 36 times, was hit by a pitcher 1 times, sacrificed 3 times (0 hits & 3 flies), and finished at home with a .292 batting average, .310 on base percentage and .419 slugging average?
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