1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bobby Murcer

Butler No-Hits Yanks in Ten

Filed under Kansas City Royals, Uncategorized
August 31, 1969

Bill Butler pitched the first no-hitter in Kansas City Royals franchise history in a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. It took ten innings for the Royals to claim the victory as New York starter Fritz Peterson kept the visitors off the scoreboard. In the tenth, Joe Foy led off with

Mitt Prize Munson Making Believers of Yanks

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized
August 12, 1969

Thurman Munson, the New York Yankees’ highly touted rookie catcher, made his major league debut earlier than expected and no unveiling created as much excitement since the first performance of ‘Oh, Calcutta!’ Munson, on a weekend pass from Fort Dix, made his bow against Oakland in the nightcap of an August 8 twin bill when

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

Stottlemyre Spoils Splinter’s Debut

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized, Washington Senators
April 7, 1969

Before a sellout crowd of 45,113, including President Richard Nixon, at RFK Stadium, the New York Yankees defeated the Washington Senators 4-1 as Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre spun a six-hitter while driving in three runs with a sixth inning double. The loss spoiled the debut of Ted Williams, the Splendid Splinter, as Washington’s manager. Stottlemyre’s

Stottlemyre Spoils Splinter's Debut

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized, Washington Senators

Before a sellout crowd of 45,113, including President Richard Nixon, at RFK Stadium, the New York Yankees defeated the Washington Senators 4-1 as Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre spun a six-hitter while driving in three runs with a sixth inning double. The loss spoiled the debut of Ted Williams, the Splendid Splinter, as Washington’s manager. Stottlemyre’s

Amaro Regains Form in Starting Role

Filed under New York Yankees
June 18, 1967

When they start counting votes to determine the “comeback of the year” there should be plenty of support for Ruben Amaro, the Yankees’ 30-year-old shortstop. The Amaro story is one of the strangest tales in Yankee annals, with an unexpectedly happy ending. Almost overnight, he regained all the skills he had apparently lost, then became

Yankees Infield: Help Wanted

Filed under New York Yankees
April 7, 1967

The Yankees are leaving no stone unturned to make a deal for infield help. They picked up a good-glove, no-hit John Kennedy from the Dodgers. But the infield has too many hopeful, but untried, elements in the makeup. And the infield must be first-rate if the New Yorkers are to make a strong comeback to

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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