1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Phils No-Hit Second Straight Weekend; Padres’ Kirby Turns Trick

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres
April 26, 1970

The Philadelphia Phillies were no-hit for the second time in as many weekends. Las week, it was the Mets’ young fireballer, Nolan Ryan. Yesterday at San Diego Stadium, the Phils matched up with 21-year-old Clay Kirby, a 19-game loser last season who entered this contest with an ERA of 8.83. But, Kirby showed promise in

Cash, Johnson Named Players of the Week

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers
June 10, 1968

Detroit’s kingpin from last fall is back at it again. Stormin’ Norm Cash was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending June 9, 1968. Cash was on fire as the drove in seven runs and four home runs. He hit .458 for the week. Two of the home runs and four

Krausse blanks O's in festive Oakland debut

Filed under Oakland Athletics
April 17, 1968

In their debut at Oakland, the Athletics defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0. Before the game, owner Charles O. Finley provided the pre-game festivities, but when the game started, it was Lew Krausse who electrified the 50,000 spectators with a three-hit shutout. Finley suspended Krausse last season for alleged conduct on a team flight. Reggie Jackson

Pennant Chase Flares Into Bench Clearing Melee

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
July 3, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 to take the first game of a key series between two clubs tied atop the National League standings. However, the post-game talk was over the free-for-all that took place in the seventh inning. The brawl was so good that Joe Mathes, the Redbirds’ veteran scout, called

Reds Acquire Jake Wood From Detroit

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
June 23, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds today acquired veteran infielder Jake Wood from the Detroit Tigers’ Toledo, Ohio farm club for an undisclosed price and a minor league player to be named at the end of the season. Reds’ General Manager Bob Howsam said Wood was bought because of the recent rash of injuries. Shortstop Leo Cardenas, pitcher

Pitching Depth Behind Reds Revival

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 13, 1967

Gerry Arrigo, making his first start of the season for the Reds, tossed a five-hit shutout against the Mets, April 29, at Crosley Field. Yet, after the first two weeks of May, Arrigo still hasn’t been back on the mound – not even in a relief role. It’s a tipoff on just how good and

Behind The Bold Red Uprising In Cincinnati

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 30, 1967

We’re a 25-man team now. Look. Tonight Vada Pinson can’t play because he pulled a muscle in his hip. Tommy Harper moves over to center field, and Floyd Robinson plays right. Keep your eye on Robby. He has worked like hell to get ready to help. On days off he’d go out to the ball

Reds Hand Dodgers First Home Loss, 2-1

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 20, 1967

Los Angeles – Tony Perez, making his first career start at third base, belted a two-run home run off Dodger starter Bob Miller (0-2) and the Cincinnati Reds held on to a 2-1 victory at Dodger Stadium. The loss was the Dodgers’ first home loss of the season as the defending champions had dropped four

1967 Cincinnati Reds Preview

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: From redhot pennant contenders of two years ago to a somewhat drastically shaken up club. That’s the sad story of the Reds. It all started when owner Bill DeWitt traded Frank Robinson for Baltimore’s Milt Pappas. Before the year was over, DeWitt had sold the ball club. In between, his new manager,


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