1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: Washington Senators

Reichardt Fires Parting Shot in Wake of Trade

Filed under California Angels, Washington Senators
April 27, 1970

The Angels traded promise that never materialized and promise that someday might accrue to the Senators yesterday. In exchange, the Angels got the power hitter that club officials claim can be the catalyst in California’s bid of the championship of the American League West. Traded to the Senators were: Rick Reichardt, 27 years old and

Nixon Sees Bosman Blank Tigers, 6-0.

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators
April 6, 1970

President Nixon made a belated appearance at the ballpark today to see Dick Bosman and the Washington Sentors shut out the Detroit Tigers, 6-0. The President waited at the White House until assured that his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Harrold Carswell, had won a test vote in the Senate, then headed for Robert F. Kennedy

Singer Repeats, Bosman Debuts as Pitchers of the Month

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Senators
August 1, 1969

Bill Singer was named Pitcher of the Month for the second time this season, and this month, his success on the mound translated into team success in the standings. The Dodgers were baseball’s hottest team in July, and had inched ahead in the NL West by month’s end. Singer’s success this season has helped the

Senators Get Ted's Message…They're Patsies for Nobody

Filed under Washington Senators
July 7, 1969

After a get-acquainted period in spring training and a half of season of getting to know Ted Williams, his techniques, his idiosyncrasies, his demand for the utmost effort every minute and his passion for perfection, the Senators appear ready to make a run at second place in the American League East. Williams has made his

Senators Get Ted’s Message…They’re Patsies for Nobody

Filed under Washington Senators

After a get-acquainted period in spring training and a half of season of getting to know Ted Williams, his techniques, his idiosyncrasies, his demand for the utmost effort every minute and his passion for perfection, the Senators appear ready to make a run at second place in the American League East. Williams has made his

Sluggers McCovey, Howard Honored

Filed under San Francisco Giants, Uncategorized, Washington Senators
July 1, 1969

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Sluggers McCovey, Howard Honored

Filed under San Francisco Giants, Washington Senators

As the calendar turns to June, a sure sign of summer is Willie McCovey’s bat. Big Mac collected his third Player of the Month award during the month of June, his third in the last four seasons. But this particular June, McCovey was red-hot: a .406 average for the month, an on-base percentage of .516,


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