The 1970s were truly a great decade for baseball. It was a decade ruled by an impressive cast of starting pitchers, but not without its Hall of Fame position players as well.
The Big Red Machine ruled the National League, while the Oakland A's captured three straight World Series out of the American League.
Overall, it was a truly great time to be a baseball fan—so I've attempted to put together my All-Decade team, which was no easy task.
With a grand total of 12 Hall of Fame players who were in their prime during the '70s, some didn't make the cut, and picking just five starting pitchers was extremely difficult.
Only statistics from '70-79 were taken into account. I look forward to hearing your critiques of my list.
So let's start with our catcher...