1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Adolfo Phillips

Expos Are Collecting Blue Chippers

Filed under Montreal Expos
June 15, 1969

The Expos have been wheeling and dealing like penny stock promoters in the past few weeks, but they feel two of the deals have produced blue-chip performers and a third swap could be a bonus. Starting out with 30 players considered expendable by ten established teams, the Canadian club now owns three men who were

Cubs Quit On Adolfo, Ship Him to Montreal

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos
June 11, 1969

Cub Manager Leo Durocher, who is trying to win a pennant, gave up on Adolfo Phillips and at the same time protected his infield against further injuries by trading the outfielder. In exchange, he received Paul Popovich, a sure-handed infielder who can play second, third, or short. The deal for Popovich, a one-time Cub who

Yankees double up Oakland for first victory, 4-2

Filed under New York Yankees
April 16, 1968

Fritz Peterson with an assist from Joe Verbanic held the Oakland Athletics at bay as the New York Yankees won their first game of the season, 4-2. Peterson ran into trouble in the ninth after retiring the first two batters. John Donaldson doubled down the right field line, and Phil Roof followed with a single

Giant Collapse Squeezes Tight NL Race

Filed under Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants
July 22, 1967

The Chicago Cubs scored seven runs in the eighth inning off a normally reliable San Francisco Giants to lift the Cubs to a 7-4 victory before a raucous crowd of 29,079 fans at Wrigley Field. The loss dropped the Giants into a second-place tie with the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Philadelphia Phillies climbed atop

Hundley, Cubs Earn Independence Day Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 4, 1967

Randy Hundley drove in five runs as the Chicago Cubs rallied late to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 8-5, for a split of an Independence Day twi-night doubleheader. Cubs manager Le Durocher and the Cubs were doing a slow burn over the Braves management’s 11th hour decision to delay the start of the night game of

Behind The Bold Red Uprising In Cincinnati

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 30, 1967

We’re a 25-man team now. Look. Tonight Vada Pinson can’t play because he pulled a muscle in his hip. Tommy Harper moves over to center field, and Floyd Robinson plays right. Keep your eye on Robby. He has worked like hell to get ready to help. On days off he’d go out to the ball

Seaver Notches First Victory, 7-3

Filed under Chicago Cubs, New York Mets
April 20, 1967

Tom Seaver (1-0) earned his first career win with a complete game against the Chicago Cubs, 7-3. Seaver allowed only three hits through eight innings but Chicago broke through with three hits and three runs in the ninth, two runs scoring on a Adolfo Phillips’ double that caromed off Ken Boyer’s glove and down the

Phillips Drives in Seven as Cubs Roll

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates
April 15, 1967

The Chicago Cubs rebounded from a tough extra-inning loss last night and held on for a wild 12-8 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates before 10,624 spectators at Forbes Field. Adolfo Phillips hit a grand slam off Pirate starter Tommie Sisk (0-1) that gave Chicago a 5-2 lead in the fourth inning. The Cubs added four

1967 Chicago Cubs Preview

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: “That first half of the 1966 season didn’t count,” Says Leo Durocher, the man surprisingly tapped a year ago by the second division weary Cubs to bring back the glory days. They had won only 28 and lost 55 at the All-Star break. They rallied in the second half somewhat, winning 30


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