1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: Pittsburgh Pirates

Dodgers Make Deal for Bunning

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Uncategorized
August 18, 1969

When Al Campanis completed the deal with Pittsburgh for Jim Bunning, it was immediately labeled the new vice-president’s “second pennant deal.” The first was the acquisition from Montreal of Maury Wills and Manny Mota, both of whom have played powerful roles in keeping the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West race. It was

May Swinging Torrid Bat to Retain Bucco Mitt Job

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
April 19, 1969

Some people have trouble spelling Manny Sanguillen’s name. Jerry May has no trouble. To May, Sanguillen spells challenge. Jerry’s status as the No. 1 Pirate catcher job was in jeopardy a few months ago. Larry Shepard kept telling people that May, a two-year regular, would have to beat out Sanguillen in spring training to retain

NL East Preview

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals
April 6, 1969

ST. LOUIS – It’s frightening to envision the Cardinals as a stronger club in 1969, but frankly, it’s looks as though they are just that! Not only did GM Bing Devine succeed in plugging his outfield with another speedy veteran to go with Lou Brock and Curt Flood, he was able to bundle another package

Buc Injuries Blamed For Club's Flop

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
August 26, 1968

All last winter, Larry Shepard dreamed pleasant dreams about the Pirates in faraway Lincoln, Neb. When he thought of the Bucs, and all that good hitting and with Jim Bunning starting a new career in Pittsburgh, he couldn’t help but dream of a pennant. Shepard talked pennant all winter and he talked it all during


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