1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: Seattle Pilots

It’s Official: Pilots to Milwaukee

Filed under Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Pilots
April 2, 1970

Joe Cronin officially welcomed Milwaukee into the American League yesterday, ending a four-year estrangement between the city and major league baseball. “On behalf of the American League, I want to convey my sincere congratulations to your organization on its return to baseball.” Cronin, American League president, said to the Milwaukee Brewers in a telegram. “I

Astros Get Pilots' Bouton

Filed under Houston Astros, Seattle Pilots, Uncategorized
August 27, 1969

The Houston Astros acquired former Yankee pitcher Jim Bouton from the Seattle Pilots in a two for one trade. The Astros traded right-hander Dooley Womack, 30, of Columbia, S.C. and Roy Roric, 23, of Los Angeles, Calif. for the 30-year-old knuckleball specialist. Bouton, who once won 21 games with New York, had appeared in 52

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

Bustling Opener at Sick's Stadium

Filed under Seattle Pilots
April 11, 1969

The Seattle Pilots won the inaugural game in Anaheim, but failed to do the same in their home opener as they fell to the Chicago White Sox, 13-10, in a back-and-forth game to the ultimate dismay of the 14,993 in attendance. A pair of doubles by Buddy Bradford lifted the Chisox from early deficits, and

Bustling Opener at Sick’s Stadium

Filed under Seattle Pilots

The Seattle Pilots won the inaugural game in Anaheim, but failed to do the same in their home opener as they fell to the Chicago White Sox, 13-10, in a back-and-forth game to the ultimate dismay of the 14,993 in attendance. A pair of doubles by Buddy Bradford lifted the Chisox from early deficits, and

Seattle Pilots to First Expansion Win

Filed under Seattle Pilots
April 8, 1969

As the scribes are taking notes on all the firsts for the four new major league additions, the Seattle Pilots grabbed the most important firsts of all, a victory. Seattle jumped on Jim McGlothlin and the California Angels with a three-run first inning en route to a 4-1 Opening Day win at Anaheim Stadium. Lead

AL West Preview

Filed under California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Pilots
April 6, 1969

OAKLAND has more good young players than any ball club in either league. It is a young team on the upgrade and needs only the honing of experience and leadership. The latter should be forcibly provided by manager Hank Bauer, the tough ex-Marine. With the exception of catcher Jim Pagliaroni, a 31 yr. old part


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