1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: Philadelphia Phillies

Phils No-Hit Second Straight Weekend; Padres’ Kirby Turns Trick

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres
April 26, 1970

The Philadelphia Phillies were no-hit for the second time in as many weekends. Las week, it was the Mets’ young fireballer, Nolan Ryan. Yesterday at San Diego Stadium, the Phils matched up with 21-year-old Clay Kirby, a 19-game loser last season who entered this contest with an ERA of 8.83. But, Kirby showed promise in

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.

Flood’s Decision Jeopardizes 7-Player Allen Trade

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals
October 9, 1969
Facing Tom Seaver

Richie Allen, the controversial first baseman of the Philadelphia Phillies, was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday in a seven-player deal that could wind up in the office of the commissioner. The Phillies sent Allen to the Cardinals for catcher Tim McCarver, outfielder Curt Flood, relief pitcher Joe Hoerner, and utility outfielder Byron Browne.

Fed-Up Skinner Exits as Phillies Skipper

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, Uncategorized
August 7, 1969

When Bob Skinner held his first press conference after becoming manager of the Phillies on June 16, 1968, the consensus of those present was, “He’s a nice guy, but he doesn’t say much that’s quotable.” When Bob Skinner held his last press conference in the same room under the stands at Connie Mack Stadium, he

Myatt Tabbed to Phillies' Post

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, Uncategorized

George Myatt assumed command of the Philadelphia Phillies upon the resignation of Bob Skinner. “I just hope we can play .500 ball for the rest of the season,” said Myatt. While .500 isn’t a lofty goal, it would represent a considerable improvement over the pace the Phillies have set this season. Asked if he would

Allen Suspended; Says He's Through

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
June 25, 1969
Richie Allen

The saga of Philadelphia slugger Richie Allen took another turn yesterday as the club announced Allen would be suspended indefinitely without pay after missing yesterday’s double header against the Mets at Shea Stadium. Manager Bob Skinner said he had sent a wire to Allen at his Philadelphia home, notifying him of the suspension. “The next

Allen Suspended; Says He’s Through

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
Richie Allen

The saga of Philadelphia slugger Richie Allen took another turn yesterday as the club announced Allen would be suspended indefinitely without pay after missing yesterday’s double header against the Mets at Shea Stadium. Manager Bob Skinner said he had sent a wire to Allen at his Philadelphia home, notifying him of the suspension. “The next


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