1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Eddie Mathews

Gladding Out for Season Due to Arm Surgery

Filed under Houston Astros
July 5, 1968

A decision for Fred Gladding to undergo surgery for removal of bone chips and a spur from his elbow took the big righthander out of the Astros’ picture for the season. The 32-year-old relief pitcher had been bothered by the trouble all year and had pitched in six games, working six and two-thirds innings. Gladding

Odom's streak ends but A's prevail, 9-2.

Filed under Oakland Athletics
May 27, 1968

The Boston Red Sox snapped Blue Moon Odom’s scoreless inning streak with a single tally in the first inning, but Odom’s A’s matched the run and continued scoring in a 9-2 home rout. Carl Yastrzemski singled in Jose Tartbull who opened the game with a double to break Odom’s 29 1/3 scoreless inning streak, which

Sparma's near no-no overshadows Kaline's big day

Filed under Detroit Tigers
May 2, 1968

Al Kaline has been a fixture in the Tiger outfield nearly 15 years. Last season as the Tigers won a world’s championship, Kaline put up respectable numbers: .286, 23 HR, 75 RBI and batted .286 with 2 RBI in the Series victory over St. Louis. At 33, he was the clubhouse leader and a steady

Extra Inning Thriller in Opener!

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 4, 1967

Detroit, Oct. 4 – If the remaining games of this Series match the drama of the opener, America should prepare for one of the greatest Fall Classics ever. The unfolding storyline twisted and turned every inning where potential goats turned heroes and heroes became goats. The St. Louis Cardinals drew first blood due the first

1967 World Series Preview

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 3, 1967

After all the hand-wringing in New England, the fact remains that it is the Detroit Tigers, not the Boston Red Sox, facing the St. Louis Cardinals in the latest edition of the World Series. The Cardinals are the favorites, but most experts do not predict any easy ride for the Redbirds. These two clubs ranked

Mathews Hits No. 500 in Tiger Rout

Filed under Detroit Tigers
September 26, 1967

Eddie Mathews hit a pair of home runs, including career home run number 500, as the Detroit Tigers whitewashed the New York Yankees, 11-1. Mathews became the seventh member of baseball’s 500 club with a solo blast into the right field pavilion off Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre (10-18) to open the second inning. Mathews added

Boston's Magical Misery Tour Continues

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox
September 22, 1967

The Boston Red Sox Impossible Dream season has quickly turned into a nightmare. This week has been one bad trip for Dick Williams and his Boston upstarts who now looking up three and a half games to the league leading the Detroit Tigers with a little over a week to play. The Baltimore Orioles sent


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