1970 Baseball Replay

A replay of the 1970 baseball season using Diamond Mind Baseball.

Category: All Star Game

Petrocelli Homers Twice for AL Glory

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July 23, 1969
Rico Petrocelli

Washington, D.C. – Rico Petrocelli set an All Star Game record by homering in his first two All-Star at-bats of his career to lead the American League to a 7-3 victory over the National League before 45,259 in attendance, including President Richard M. Nixon, at the newly-christened RFK Stadium. Petrocelli’s home runs came in the

Haller Strikes Again; NL Prevails, 4-1.

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July 9, 1968

Lightning struck twice, this time indoors, as Dodger catcher Tom Haller lined a two-run single off Sam McDowell of the Indians to lift the National League All-Stars past the American League, 4-1. Two seasons ago, Haller, then donning the uniform of the San Francisco Giants, homered off the first pitch he saw from a left-handed

All Star Game 1967: Americans Storm Past Nationals

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July 11, 1967

The American League, searching for another ‘Lucky Seven’ victory, rallied from a four-run first inning deficit to overtake the National League, 5-4. The Americans had dropped four straight All-Star contests, but won the last three All-Star games in years that ended in seven – 1937, 1947, and 1957. Minnesota’s Harmon Killebrew, named the game’s Most

Mays Skipped For Starting Nod; First Time in 14 Years

Filed under All Star Game, San Francisco Giants
June 30, 1967

Willie Mays, generally regarded as Mr. All-Star, failed to make the starting lineup for the first time in 14 years Wednesday when the vote of National League players, managers, and coaches was announced. Roberto Clemente of Pittsburgh, Hank Aaron of Atlanta, and Lou Brock of St. Louis gathered in more votes than the aging star

Franks Irked at Report to Not Use Pitchers

Filed under All Star Game, San Francisco Giants
July 13, 1966

As usual, a little unhappiness occurred at the annual All-Star Game when it was printed that Herman Franks of the Giants “told off” the manager of the National Leaguers, Walter Alston of the Dodgers. It didn’t happen exactly the way it was implied, and the aftermath was mild if embarrassing. It was written after the

All Star Game 1966: Haller Wins Game in 10th For NL

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July 12, 1966

Giants manager Herman Franks made a small request to rival manager Walter Alston, captain of the National League squad. Franks asked Alston not to use Giant pitchers Juan Marichal and Gaylord Perry, and was reportedly miffed as Marichal pitched three innings and Perry two. But National League fans certainly appreciated the next Giant that Alston


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