1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bobby Tolan

Pair of Catchers Take Player of the Month Honors

Filed under Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants
April 30, 1970

Dick Dietz of the San Francisco Giants was named National League Player of the Month over some stiff competition. Dietz was an obvious choice after his month of a .453 average with 6 home runs and 23 RBI in 17 April games. Tony Perez and Bobby Tolan would likely have won the honor any other

Bing Shakes Redbird Nest

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 6, 1969

Bing Devine keeps changing players around as if they were so many bubble gum cards. The Cardinals’ general manager ought to receive an award as the best friend the airlines ever had. Before Bing is through, the Redbirds’ 1968 pennant winners will have to hold a reunion soon if they want to reminisce about the

Tigers Finish Off Cardinals, 2-1.

Filed under World Series
October 6, 1968

Detroit, Oct. 6 – The Detroit Tigers won their second consecutive World Championship in the same fashion as last season: a four game sweep of one run victories over the St. Louis Cardinals. It was not the humiliation that Tiger pitcher Denny McLain predicted, but humbling nonetheless for Red Schoendienst’s Redbirds. Bob Gibson took his

McLain Leads Tigers to Opening Win

Filed under World Series
October 2, 1968

St. Louis, Oct. 2 – The sellout crowd of 54,692 at Busch Stadium and national television audience expected a showdown on the mound by the aces of the Series, St. Louis’ Bob Gibson and Detroit’s Denny McLain. But, McLain surprised them all with a three-hit performance at the plate, including a double in the seventh

Gibson No-Hits Giants in DH Split

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 6, 1968

The game began in a cascade of boos, and ended in a tidal wave of cheers. St. Louis’ Bob Gibson threw the second no-hitter of the 1968 campaign with a 3-0 victory in a critical series opener before an announced crowd of 46,550 at Busch Stadium. The sellout crowd booed Giants manager Herman Franks and

Gibson Wins 14th in Cardinal Sweep

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 26, 1968

Cardinals starter Bob Gibson won his fourteenth in sixteen decisions in the opener of a double-header sweep over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Gibson shut down the Bucs over seven innings before allowing a run in the eighth in the Redbirds’ 4-1 opening win. In the nightcap, the home team rallied with four runs in the sixth

Cards Dynasty to be Greatest, Says Musial

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 24, 1968

“The present Cardinal team will mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” This is the studied opinion of Stan Musial, the youngish senior vice-president of the Cardinals. An odds-on choice to be enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame, Musial spoke with emphasis when he said: “Last year, there were some who thought the Cardinals

Tigers Sweep Series With Wilson Shutout, 1-0.

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 8, 1967

St. Louis, Oct. 8 – The Detroit Tigers swept the World Series with their fourth one-run victory against the St. Louis Cardinals. Twenty-game winner Earl Wilson, knocked out of the Series opener, demonstrated why many considered the Tiger right hander to be the best hurler in the American League. In previous series games, the Cardinals


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