1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jerry McNertney

Twins Take West Title

Filed under Minnesota Twins, Uncategorized
September 19, 1969

The Minnesota Twins captured the first ever American League West title with a 3-0 victory over the Seattle Pilots in front of an audience of 23,700 at Metropolitan Stadium. Dave Boswell, the focus of controversy last month, won his 22nd game of the season with a season-high 13 strikeouts. It was Boswell’s third shutout of

Callison Hands Gibson First Loss

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 17, 1968

And on his eighth game, Bob Gibson lost. In the first inning at Connie Mack Stadium before a crowd of 17,034, Johnny Callison hit a two-out home run into the left center field bleachers against Cardinal starter Bob Gibson (7-1). Remarkably, the wrong way clout would be the only Phillie hit for the night. Woodie

Rookie Backstop Josephson Leads Sox 1967 Brigade

Filed under Chicago White Sox
October 2, 1966

As the 1966 baseball season moved toward the twilight hours, long shadows were being cast that reached into next year’s campaign. And one that could be most easily recognized was that of Duane Josephson, the rookie catcher of the White Sox. Josephson’s credentials were excellent to begin with, because of his performance this year with

Injuries and Reserve Duty Hit Chisox

Filed under Chicago White Sox
August 31, 1966

A succession of nagging injuries continues to plague the White Sox. Hardest hit has been the catching department. Jerry McNertney strained a tendon in his shoulder while throwing off balance. Smoky Burgess has been under the weather with an intestinal infection and J.C. Martin still is on the disabled list with a chip fracture of


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