1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Gene Alley

Buc Injuries Blamed For Club's Flop

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
August 26, 1968

All last winter, Larry Shepard dreamed pleasant dreams about the Pirates in faraway Lincoln, Neb. When he thought of the Bucs, and all that good hitting and with Jim Bunning starting a new career in Pittsburgh, he couldn’t help but dream of a pennant. Shepard talked pennant all winter and he talked it all during

Callison Is Kryptonite to Elroy Face

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates
June 30, 1968

On a scorching hot day in Philadelphia, Pirate starter Bob Veale blanks the Phils through eight innings. Maury Wills led the game off with a triple, and scored on Gene Alley’s sacrifice fly to give Veale a quick one-run lead. Roberto Clemente homered in the fourth to double the lead. It marked the second consecutive

Gibson Wins 14th in Cardinal Sweep

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 26, 1968

Cardinals starter Bob Gibson won his fourteenth in sixteen decisions in the opener of a double-header sweep over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Gibson shut down the Bucs over seven innings before allowing a run in the eighth in the Redbirds’ 4-1 opening win. In the nightcap, the home team rallied with four runs in the sixth

"Love Those Shoes," Wills Warbles

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
June 5, 1968

Maury Wills has 16 stolen bases already this season after finishing his first year in Pittsburgh with only 25. Wills is using the new style aluminum spikes instead of the conventional shoes, and is really getting accustomed to them. “I like ’em better every day,” he said. “In fact, I still feel like I can

"Love Those Shoes," Wills Warbles

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates

Maury Wills has 16 stolen bases already this season after finishing his first year in Pittsburgh with only 25. Wills is using the new style aluminum spikes instead of the conventional shoes, and is really getting accustomed to them. “I like ’em better every day,” he said. “In fact, I still feel like I can

1967 Awards Announced

Filed under News
October 20, 1967

Most Valuable Player: American League: Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski, Boston. .325, 46 HR, 123 RBI, 11 SB National League: Close race between batting champion Roberto Clemente and RBI king Ron Santo. Rumor has it that a newsletter circulated out Kansas City by an 18-year-old teenager suggested that the writers combine the on-base percentage and

Bucs Hammer All Star Hughes

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
July 12, 1967

The Pittsburgh Pirates snapped Cardinal rookie Dick Hughes from his All-Star dreams with a nine-run first inning as the Bucs cruised to an 11-6 victory to open the season’s second half. Fellow All-Stars Roberto Clemente homered and Gene Alley doubled to highlight the outburst off Hughes. Pittsburgh batted around against the rookie who returned from

Mays Skipped For Starting Nod; First Time in 14 Years

Filed under All Star Game, San Francisco Giants
June 30, 1967

Willie Mays, generally regarded as Mr. All-Star, failed to make the starting lineup for the first time in 14 years Wednesday when the vote of National League players, managers, and coaches was announced. Roberto Clemente of Pittsburgh, Hank Aaron of Atlanta, and Lou Brock of St. Louis gathered in more votes than the aging star


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