1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: Cincinnati Reds

Face Available, If Wanted

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Montreal Expos, Uncategorized
August 27, 1969

Some baseball people were surprised when the Montreal Expos released Elroy Face a couple of weeks ago. The former Pirate bullpen ace had done a good job for Gene Mauch. He had won three games, saved twelve with three losses. “I wasn’t surprised,” Face said yesterday upon his return from a fishing trip. “I guess

Reds' Free Fall Continues at Nine

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Uncategorized
August 18, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds have led the National League’s Western Division since the beginning of the campaign, but a current nine-game losing streak has the Reds’ division dreams in jeopardy. The Western race tightened during the summer as the Dodgers, Giants, and Braves have climbed the standings. An embarrassing double-header loss to expansion Montreal dropped the

Reds’ Free Fall Continues at Nine

Filed under Cincinnati Reds

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Reds Turn to Dodgers Doctor for Mound Help

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
July 7, 1969

Suggest to 36-year-old Dave Bristol that the Reds’ pitching staff is going to have him gray-haired before the season ends and he snorts, “Not me. I’m too young.” Maybe so. But if not gray hair, would you believe ulcers? After the first 79 games, the Reds’ aches-and-pains pitching staff had racked up the magnificent total

Reds Turn to Dodgers Doctor for Mound Help

Filed under Cincinnati Reds

Suggest to 36-year-old Dave Bristol that the Reds’ pitching staff is going to have him gray-haired before the season ends and he snorts, “Not me. I’m too young.” Maybe so. But if not gray hair, would you believe ulcers? After the first 79 games, the Reds’ aches-and-pains pitching staff had racked up the magnificent total

Mays Hits For Cycle in Giants' Rout

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants
June 26, 1969

The San Francisco Giants routed the Cincinnati Reds in the opening game of a weekend series at Crosley Field between divisional contenders. Willie Mays hit the first cycle of his career, and interestingly, each of Mays’s hits came off a different Reds’ pitcher. Mays opened with the most difficult of the ingredients, a triple, in

Perez, Petrocelli Tops Among Players in May

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds
June 1, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds are steamrolling their way through the National League West. The Reds are led by third baseman Tony Perez who captured Player of the Month laurels with an impressive monthly batting average of .393 with 13 home runs and 32 RBI. Perez leads the National League in batting average with a .380 mark


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