1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bob Allison

Baltimore Takes Second Game in 11

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins
October 5, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles moved one game away from the World Series with an extra-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins, 4-3. Once again, Minnesota took an early lead with three runs in the third inning off Orioles starter Dave McNally who loaded the bases with two walks and a single. Rich Reese, who homered yesterday, scored

Twins Debate Fate of Vet Slugger Allison

Filed under Minnesota Twins
September 15, 1968

Big Bob Allison was the center of a small controversy as the Twins prepare to surrender six players to Kansas City and Seattle in the expansion draft. There were those in the Twins’ front office who contended Allison wouldn’t be among the “frozen 15” nor would he rank too high when subsequent selections called for

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

Killebrew, Shamsky Named Players of the Week

Filed under Minnesota Twins, New York Mets
April 22, 1968

Minnesota slugger Harmon Killebrew, no stranger to springtime laurels, was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 21. Killebrew batted .318 with five home runs and ten RBI on the week. Killebrew won Player of the Month honors in April and May during the 1967 season. In the National League,

Twins Hold First On Boswell Shutout; Mantle Injured

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 21, 1968

The Minnesota Twins maintained their half game lead over the surging Oakland Athletics on Dave Boswell’s five-hit shutout over the New York Yankees, 6-0. The game was more disheartening for the Yankees, who have lost Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke to injury, as slugger Mickey Mantle left the game in the sixth inning with a

Killebrew Hits Home Run Trio Tops Kaycee

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 13, 1967

The Minnesota Twins hit six home runs off Kansas City pitching, three by Harmon Killebrew, in a 9-6 victory in front of 11,852 witnesses to the fireworks show. Cesar Tovar led off the Twins’ first with a home run into the left field bleachers. Rod Carew singled, and Killebrew followed with the first of his

1967 Minnesota Twins Preview

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: If the name of the game is pitching – as everybody seems to think – then now is the time to paste the name, Minnesota Twins, under your hatband as blue chip contenders. The 1967 Twins are going to sport the most revised look in the league. The Minnesotans have shed their

Changes Loom for Twins Roster

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 9, 1966

A shakeup is in store for the Minnesota Twins, and it could involve a trade before Thursday’s cut-down date when the club must trim its roster to 25 players. With a series split at home against the last-place Red Sox, the Twins have yet to rise to the .500 level for the season. Manager Sam


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