1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Dick Howser

Yankees double up Oakland for first victory, 4-2

Filed under New York Yankees
April 16, 1968

Fritz Peterson with an assist from Joe Verbanic held the Oakland Athletics at bay as the New York Yankees won their first game of the season, 4-2. Peterson ran into trouble in the ninth after retiring the first two batters. John Donaldson doubled down the right field line, and Phil Roof followed with a single

White Rejoins Yankees With Howser Injury

Filed under New York Yankees
July 22, 1967

Things began to happen fast around the Yankees when they resumed action following the All-Star break. It was almost as if the beginning of the shuffling was being indicated, although some of it was necessary because of an injury to Dick Howser. When Howser was injured in a game against the Orioles July 16, the

Mantle Double Sinks Birds, 5-4

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
May 14, 1967

Mickey Mantle doubled home Dick Howser with the winning run in the ninth inning as the New York Yankees overcame a Baltimore Orioles’ rally to earn a 5-4 victory in front of Sunday afternoon crowd of 18,872 patrons at Yankee Stadium. Boog Powell lined a two-run home run, his second of the day, past the

Yankee Youth Movement Continues

Filed under New York Yankees
May 11, 1967

Any doubt that the Yankees have their eye on the future was eliminated when cutdown day arrived. The club elected to keep rookies Frank Tepedino and Charlie Sands, both drafted from the Baltimore organization, and dropped a couple of shocked veterans – Lou Clinton and Billy Bryan. Clinton’s sale to the Phillies’ San Diego club

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

Salmon Gains All-Star Clout with Play

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 30, 1966

Little Chico Salmon, whose only position was a corner of the Indians’ dugout when this season began, suddenly is being boomed by Birdie Tebbets as the American League’s All-Star shortstop. “In view of the injuries to some guys, and the way others are playing, who else should be chosen at that position?” the Tribe manager

Tough But Rewarding Road Trip for Tribe

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 8, 1966

It has been a bruising Eastern swing for the Tribe, but the results on the score board have been worthwhile. The Indians grabbed a 1 1/2 game lead on Detroit with a series victory at Baltimore. On Friday, with two outs in the top of the ninth Vic Davalillo singled off Stu Miller to drive

Tribe Tidbits – July 31, 1965

Filed under Cleveland Indians
July 31, 1965

* At mid season, Cleveland manager Birdie Tebbetts suggested, “the team that finally wins this thing (the American League pennant scramble) will do it because of the help it receives in the second half from the non-contributing members of the first half.” Then he made it clear that the Indians had several players in that

Athletics Addendum – July 31, 1965

Filed under Oakland Athletics

* When the American League schedule was completed, the White Sox found they had drawn the Athletics for their final three games of the season. It seemed like a break for the Sox at the time, but now it appears the series could be much more perilous than anyone expected should the White Sox still

Tribe Tidbits – May 15, 1965

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 15, 1965

* Fred Whitfield, affectionately known as “Wingy” to his Indian teammates, hurt his back and suddenly became the hottest hitter in the American League. The Tribe first baseman pulled a muscle during infield practice and couldn’t even pick up a bat, let alone swing one, for three days. Manager Birdie Tebbetts rushed Whitfield back into


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