1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bill Robinson

DIsgusted Houk Trying to Patch Yankee Leaks

Filed under New York Yankees
May 16, 1969

Despite a successful West Coast trip, Ralph Houk has gone back to the drawing board in an effort to break the New Yorkers’ slide to oblivion. Things have been tough for the Yanks since 1964, but never as tough as now, perhaps because of misplaced optimism. Fed up with abominable play in all departments, Houk

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Boyer Settling into Braves' Hot Corner

Filed under Atlanta Braves
August 17, 1967

All the Braves’ Clete Boyer wanted was to make the trade look good. Boyer doesn’t necessarily mean Chi-Chi Olivo and Bill Robinson for Clete Boyer. He’s thinking about the end result, that which placed him at third base for the Braves in place of longtime favorite, Eddie Mathews. The 30-year-old Boyer, of course, came to

White Rejoins Yankees With Howser Injury

Filed under New York Yankees
July 22, 1967

Things began to happen fast around the Yankees when they resumed action following the All-Star break. It was almost as if the beginning of the shuffling was being indicated, although some of it was necessary because of an injury to Dick Howser. When Howser was injured in a game against the Orioles July 16, the

Ford Shows 'Four on The Floor' Pickup

Filed under New York Yankees
April 19, 1967

New York pitcher Whitey Ford, the 38-year-old veteran hurler recovering from two arm operations, showed no signs of wear and tear en route to a 5-0 blanking of the Chicago White Sox. Newcomers Charley Smith and rookie Bill Robinson paced the Bomber attack each four base hits and a pair of RBI in five at-bats.

Howard Lifts Senators Past Yankees, 3-2

Filed under New York Yankees, Washington Senators
April 11, 1967

Frank Howard drove in all three Washington runs as the Senators held off the New York Yankees for a 3-2 Opening Day win before 44,382 spectators at D.C. Stadium. Howard drove in a pair of runs in the Senators first off Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre (0-1) with a single scoring Ed Brinkman and Bernie Allen.

Bombers Hold High Expectations for Rookie Robinson

Filed under New York Yankees
April 8, 1967

Bill Robinson already has proved to be the best Yankee rookie since 1962, when Joe Pepitone first made the squad. But there are many who are betting that, by mid-season, he will rate as the best Yankee rookie since Mickey Mantle in 1951. Robinson’s first spring training wasn’t as spectacular as Mantle’s, but the pleasant

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


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