1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: Oakland Athletics

Young Guns Gentry, Odom Honored

Filed under New York Mets, Oakland Athletics, Uncategorized
October 3, 1969

There was plenty of change on the pitching mound during the 1969 season, and we’re not just referring to the change in height. Many new names and faces populated the Pitcher of the Month list, and the season’s final month proved no different introducing a third Mets pitcher to the list, Gary Gentry, and Oakland’s

Young Guns Gentry, Odom Honored

Filed under New York Mets, Oakland Athletics
October 1, 1969

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Jackson, McCovey Top Sluggers in July

Filed under Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants
August 1, 1969

Oakland’s Reggie Jackson and San Francisco’s Willie McCovey were named Batters of the Month for July, 1969 for their respective leagues. It was not the first time the Bay Area had celebrated such an occasion for in April, 1968, Oakland’s Rick Monday and San Francisco’s Jim Ray Hart won the award. McCovey may be en

Memorial Day Action

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Pilots
May 30, 1969

The 1969 baseball campaign reached the Memorial Day pole as the clubs jockey for position for the summer stretch. The division leaders have held their grounds, but strange things happen in baseball during the heated months. The new division format doubles pennant fever this summer as more teams should have playoff aspirations. The biggest surprise

Athletics Draw 48,619 in Two Days at K.C.

Filed under Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics
April 20, 1969

A two-day total of 48,619 fans saw the Oakland Athletics make their first appearance in Kansas City since the club was moved westward. The opening game of the series was rained out. A Saturday game drew 16,747 and a Sunday double-header attracted 31,872. The A’s swept the series, and received a mixed reception from the


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