1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Dick McAuliffe

Nixon Sees Bosman Blank Tigers, 6-0.

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators
April 6, 1970

President Nixon made a belated appearance at the ballpark today to see Dick Bosman and the Washington Sentors shut out the Detroit Tigers, 6-0. The President waited at the White House until assured that his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Harrold Carswell, had won a test vote in the Senate, then headed for Robert F. Kennedy

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

The Most Painful of Losses

Filed under World Series
October 5, 1968

Oct. 5 – As the sellout crowd filed out of Tiger Stadium, a common thought was shared among the faithful. Their beloved Tigers were surely on their way to a second consecutive championship. Detroit defeated St. Louis, 5-4, in one of the most thrilling and heart breaking of contest in the history of the Fall

Tigers Nip Frustrated Cards Again, 4-3.

Filed under World Series
October 3, 1968

St. Louis, Oct. 3 – Willie Horton hit a solo home run in the fourth inning which decided tilted another one-run affair in the favor of the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, for a sixth straight game. The Tigers take control of the Series with a two-game advantage heading back to Motown

Freehan Delivers Pennant For Tigers

Filed under Detroit Tigers
September 21, 1968

As the St. Louis Cardinals advanced to the World Series, the Detroit Tigers missed an opportunity to simultaneously having their ticket punched on Thursday with an eleventh inning loss against New York at Tiger Stadium. Denny McLain struck out 14 over the eleven innings, and deserved his 28th victory of the season. New York took

Tigers Snap Skid With McLain's 24th

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 28, 1968

After enduring a week of blown leads and bull pen failures, the Detroit Tigers rallied with a five run eighth inning to give ace Denny McLain his twenty-fourth victory against five defeats in the Tigers’ 6-2 win over the California Angels. In the top of the eighth, Angels slugger Rick Reichardt homered to give the

Tigers Lost Without McAuliffe

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 26, 1968

Pardon Mayo Smith’s Tigers for being a little overconfident. The team departed for New York on August 22 with a 13 1/2 game lead over the Orioles, an 82-44 record, a pitcher set to challenge for a 30-win season, and more home runs hit than last season’s World Championship roster.  It began before the club


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