Welcome to an alternate universe of the 1969 baseball season using my season replay results with Diamond Mind Baseball combined with the actual off-the-field, and sometimes, on-the-field events.
This project began with the 1965 season and accordingly all statistical and record references are from this replay project. References before the 1965 season are based on real life events. Spotify users can enhance your experience by listening to music from the era by listening to my playlist from the Summer of '69 as you surf the site. Enjoy!
In the wake of the Oakland Athletics’ complete demolition at the hands of the Twins in the final weeks of the pennant drive, Oakland owner Charlie O. Finley has fired Manager Hank Bauer. This was Bauer’s second stint as manager of the Athletics, and it lasted 13 games shy of a full season despite an