1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Dick Dietz

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

McCovey Breaks Fifteen Inning Scoring Silence

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants
June 5, 1968

Nearly five years ago, a crowd of 15,921 gathered on a Tuesday evening at Candlestick Park to witness what later was described as one of the greatest pitching performances in baseball’s modern era. On that night, Warren Spahn of the Braves and Juan Marichal of the Giants locked into a sixteen inning scoreless duel that

Giants Experiment With Catcher Helmet

Filed under San Francisco Giants
September 7, 1967

Giants’ first baseman Willie McCovey may have spurred a new hat style among catchers when he flattened the Dodgers’ John Roseboro with a bat n a recent game in Candlestick Park. McCovey missed a Don Sutton hummer and his follow-through resulted in his bat crashing solidly on the top of Roseboro’s head. Johnny went down,

Dodgers Take Critical Game at Candlestick

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
June 19, 1966

When we last left the Giants-Dodgers rivalry, Juan Marichal pitched the San Franciscans atop the National League perch with a 2-1 victory on a crisp Sunday afternoon at Candlestick Park. A week later, the Giants took a trip (and not the type of “trip” popular with the San Francisco youth these days) down the coast

Jesus Returned to Phoenix For Dietz

Filed under San Francisco Giants
June 12, 1966

Catcher-infielder Dick Dietz has been brought up from Phoenix to play for the San Francisco Giants, while Giants outfielder Jesus Alou has been demoted to the Pacific Coast League club. Dietz, a 26-year-old who got an estimated $90,000 bonus after he graduated from high school in Greenville, S.C. batted .248 for the Phoenix Giants through


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