1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Denny Lemaster

Memorial Day Action

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Pilots
May 30, 1969

The 1969 baseball campaign reached the Memorial Day pole as the clubs jockey for position for the summer stretch. The division leaders have held their grounds, but strange things happen in baseball during the heated months. The new division format doubles pennant fever this summer as more teams should have playoff aspirations. The biggest surprise

Mets Accuse Walker of Fueling Brawl

Filed under Houston Astros, New York Mets
August 8, 1968

Houston, Tex, Aug. 8 (AP) – “If Harry Walker had kept his mouth shut, nothing would have happened,” said Gil Hodges, manager of the New York Mets. Hodges was referring to an eighth inning brawl in Wednesday night’s game between the Mets and Houston Astros. The Astros rallied after the brawl for a 4-3 win,

Cloninger Riding a Roller Coaster This Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 8, 1967

Which way Tony Cloninger? One minute the Braves’ righthander appears to be his old hard throwing, effective self, then the Giants kayoed him with a six and five run innings on June 10. The matter is of some concern to Manager Billy Hitchcock and the Braves, especially if they expect to make any kind of

Hundley, Cubs Earn Independence Day Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 4, 1967

Randy Hundley drove in five runs as the Chicago Cubs rallied late to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 8-5, for a split of an Independence Day twi-night doubleheader. Cubs manager Le Durocher and the Cubs were doing a slow burn over the Braves management’s 11th hour decision to delay the start of the night game of

Osteen Sparkles in Dodger Win, 4-1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
June 5, 1967

Claude Osteen (7-6) led the Dodgers with outstanding performances in the pitching and batting box as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves, 4-1, before 10,046 spectators and millions watching on TV. Osteen nearly missed pitching a shutout as a spell of wildness loaded the bases in the ninth. Osteen induced Clete Boyer to

Braves' Lemaster: Next Koufax?

Filed under Atlanta Braves
May 25, 1967

Everyone is talking about the next Sandy Koufax, but the Braves’ Denny Lemaster wants only to be Denny Lemaster. His reasoning is simple. “There will never,” he said, “be another Sandy Koufax. If I can come within two miles of him, I’ll be happy.” No matter what Lemaster thinks, of course, comparisons are inevitable. After


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