1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Murphy Hurls No-Hitter for 1st Career Win

Filed under California Angels
June 18, 1968

In his second major league game, Angels starter Tom Murphy (1-1) pitched a no-hitter against Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankees, 1-0. However, his teammates could not deliver the deciding run for the 22-year-old college graduate until Don Mincher’s pinch-hit bases loaded single that stretched beyond the reach of left fielder Roy White in

Etchebarren's home run is a game-winner

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
May 13, 1967

New York – Andy Etchebarren hit a two-run home run in the top of the ninth off Yankee reliever Fred Talbot (3-3) to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-3 win over New York at Yankee Stadium. It was Etchebarren’s second home run of the season, and it was a heart breaker for the 18,355 in

1967 New York Yankees Preview

Filed under New York Yankees
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The complete collapse of the organization which once had laid waste to the American League in winning 29 pennants in 63 years brought to fruition the old chant “Beat up the Yankees.” The Yankees have been broken up, and the emphasis is on youth. The 1967 edition of pin-striped gentry will go

Bombers Return in Houk Debut

Filed under New York Yankees
May 8, 1966

The initial results of the return of Ralph Houk to the Yankee dugout are encouraging. The Yankees snapped back to their Bronx Bombers form with a 14-7 win, completing a sweep of the Angels at Anaheim Stadium. Clete Boyer set the tone with a first-inning grand slam off Seraph starter Dean Chance. Joe Pepitone and

Bomber Bits – October 3, 1965

Filed under New York Yankees
October 3, 1965

# The most disastrous baseball season in 40 years for the Yankees mercifully has come to an end, but the situation in the front office does not verge on a major calamity. Ralph Houk, the ever-optimistic fellow who sits in the general manager’s chair, agreed the Yankees indeed played dead this season, but the G.M.

Bomber Bits – May 15, 1965

Filed under New York Yankees
May 15, 1965

* It has been a long time between starting assignments for Bill Stafford. On May 10, the Yankee right-hander made his first start since May 17, 1963. Art Lopez’s pinch-hit two run double gave Stafford the win. Then, Stafford went the distance in his first win vs. Baltimore, May 14. The 4-0 two-hit victory was


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