1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: News

Apollo 13 on Moonward Course

Filed under News
April 12, 1970
Apollo 13 launch

Three American astronauts sped smoothly toward a risky moon adventure Saturday and watched as a spent rocket hull was sent fleeting ahead to a lunar collision that may reveal secrets of the moon’s interior. Apollo 13 astronauts James L. Lovell, Jr., Fred W. Haise, Jr., and John L. Swigert, Jr. firmly on their path to

Flood Files Challenge to Reserve Clause

Filed under News, Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals
January 16, 1970

Baseball is a monopoly that places players in a state of peonage and involuntary servitude, veteran outfielder Curt Flood contended yesterday in filing a suit that challenges the very foundation of the national pastime. The civil suit was brought in Federal Court by the 32-year-old, $90,000 star who last fall was traded by the St.

Apollo Races Toward Moon

Filed under News
July 16, 1969

Reaching for a dream, America’s Apollo 11 astronauts hurtled across the vastness of space today on a voyage of the ages, an attempt to land two men on the moon. Civilian commander Neil A. Armstrong, 38, Air Force Col. Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., and Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Collins broke away from the embrace

Apollo Races Toward Moon

Filed under News

Reaching for a dream, America’s Apollo 11 astronauts hurtled across the vastness of space today on a voyage of the ages, an attempt to land two men on the moon. Civilian commander Neil A. Armstrong, 38, Air Force Col. Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., and Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Collins broke away from the embrace

Front Liners Defy Boycott

Filed under News
February 22, 1969

The super stars were still twiddling their thumbs, but some more cracks were developing in the baseball players’ boycott as the holdout headed into its second week. Saying he could stay out “only so long,” Steve Blass, Pittsburgh’s leading pitcher last season, junked a one-day holdout and turned up at Pirates camp. Meanwhile, four top

Top Baseball Stars Agree to Hold Out

Filed under News
December 5, 1968

A strike by major league baseball players loomed Wednesday night when more than 150 of baseball’s top players pledged that they would not sign their 1969 contracts until a new benefit had been ratified by the Players Association. Among those who said they would hold out and who agreed to permit their names to be


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