1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Buford's Blast Sends Birds to Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, Uncategorized
October 6, 1969

Don Buford hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to send the Baltimore Orioles to their second trip to the World Series in four years with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the best-of-5 series against the Western Division champion Twins. Jim Palmer worked out of trouble and limited

Buford’s Blast Sends Birds to Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins

Don Buford hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to send the Baltimore Orioles to their second trip to the World Series in four years with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the best-of-5 series against the Western Division champion Twins. Jim Palmer worked out of trouble and limited

Baltimore Takes Second Game in 11

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins
October 5, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles moved one game away from the World Series with an extra-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins, 4-3. Once again, Minnesota took an early lead with three runs in the third inning off Orioles starter Dave McNally who loaded the bases with two walks and a single. Rich Reese, who homered yesterday, scored

Williams Loses No-Hitter, Game in 9th

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 18, 1968

Indians’ veteran hurler Stan Williams stood one out away from pitching the season’s first no-hitter. Cleveland led the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0, by virtue of Williams’ RBI single in the fifth inning. The evening was setting up to be a memorable one in front of small gathering of 5,394 in cavernous Municipal Stadium. A fantastic jump

Jones Single in 12th Rallies Sox, 9-8

Filed under Boston Red Sox
September 15, 1967

The Boston Red Sox thrilled sold-out Fenway Park with another comeback victory, their fifth such win in six games thus far on the current homestand. Last night, the Sox came off the mat twice, rallying from a five-run deficit in the early stages and again down by a run in the twelfth inning. The hero

Displaced Tigers Dropped By O's in 16

Filed under Detroit Tigers
July 27, 1967

The Detroit Tigers sent on the road by rioting in their home town lost to the Baltimore Orioles in sixteen innings when a passed ball allowed Boog Powell to score the winning run. Powell reached first to open the inning on a misplay by the typically surehanded Ray Oyler. Powell advanced to third on Curt

Birds Win Again on Visitor Miscue

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox
June 26, 1967

Perhaps the American League pennant flying over in center field, but recently guests at Memorial Stadium get the jitters in late innings situations and hand the game over to the defending AL champions. Last week, Kaycee outfielder Rick Monday airmailed a throw home allowing the winning run to score. This time, a bobble by Chicago

Etchebarren's home run is a game-winner

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
May 13, 1967

New York – Andy Etchebarren hit a two-run home run in the top of the ninth off Yankee reliever Fred Talbot (3-3) to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-3 win over New York at Yankee Stadium. It was Etchebarren’s second home run of the season, and it was a heart breaker for the 18,355 in

1967 Baltimore Orioles Preview

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: It ought to be fairly obvious to one and all that the Birds of Baltimore are ready to take off on another pennant journey. In addition to what was good enough to top the American League last season, the Orioles are ready to reap the best crop of rookie talent the league

Sweet Lou Slam Stuns O’s

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 10, 1966

Baltimore, Oct. 10 (AP) – With a single, quick swing of his bat, 32-year-old Dodger outfielder Lou Johnson erased weeks of his team’s offensive ineffectiveness and lifted his club high upon a swell of confidence as the Dodgers rallied to defeat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-4 before 54,460 at Memorial Stadium. Johnson cracked a grand slam


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