1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jimmie Hall

DIsgusted Houk Trying to Patch Yankee Leaks

Filed under New York Yankees
May 16, 1969

Despite a successful West Coast trip, Ralph Houk has gone back to the drawing board in an effort to break the New Yorkers’ slide to oblivion. Things have been tough for the Yanks since 1964, but never as tough as now, perhaps because of misplaced optimism. Fed up with abominable play in all departments, Houk

Angels Dispatch Hall to Indians, Obtain Davalillo

Filed under California Angels, Cleveland Indians
June 15, 1968

The Angels sent Jimmie Hall to the Indians for Vic Davalillo on the major league trading deadline in an exchange of players with remarkable parallels. Both Hall and Davalillo are lefthanded batting and throwing outfielders. Both started their major league careers in 1963 as center fielders, but since have been shifted to right field. Both

Colavito Helps Dodgers Edge Mets In Extras

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
April 19, 1968

Rocky Colavito, inserted as a last-minute replacement for rookie Jim Fairey, drove in a run and scored the go-ahead run as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 2-1, in thirteen innings at Shea Stadium. Fairey, a 23-year-old rookie outfielder, overslept in his hotel room thinking the opening game of the four-game series

Angels Sock Six Clouts inTwinbill Split

Filed under California Angels
May 30, 1967

The California Angels hit three home runs in each game of today’s double-header, but the clouts were only good enough for a split. Boston took the lidlifter as the Red Sox chased Jack Sanford (6-1) early and held on to a 8-6 victory. Jimmie Hall, Jim Fregosi and Bob Rodgers homered for the Halos. Boston

1967 Minnesota Twins Preview

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: If the name of the game is pitching – as everybody seems to think – then now is the time to paste the name, Minnesota Twins, under your hatband as blue chip contenders. The 1967 Twins are going to sport the most revised look in the league. The Minnesotans have shed their

Kaat Wins Twentieth For 2nd Consecutive Season

Filed under Minnesota Twins
September 4, 1966

Jim Kaat scattered eight hits over nine innings to notch his twentieth victory of the season against nine defeats. It was the second consecutive season the Twins ace has reached the twenty-win plateau. The Twins gave Kaat an early three-run lead off Yankee starter Pedro Ramos who was making his first start in pinstripes. Don

Twins Take Opener, 7-5.

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 6, 1965

Bloomington, Minn., Oct 6 – The Twins’ power overcame the Dodgers’ pitching in the first game of the 1965 World Series as the Twins took the opener, 7-5, on an overcast Minnesota afternoon. The Twins peppered Don Drysdale for twelve hits accounting for six runs before chasing the big righthander in the fifth inning. Twins’

Twin Tracks – October 3, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins
October 3, 1965

# Despite the Twins’ American League championship, owner Calvin Griffith isn’t going to stand pat. “We’re going to make a deal for a second baseman and, after that, for a catcher,” Griffith disclosed. “I know the price is going to be high, but I’m willing to pay it. We have plenty of good playing material

Battey Homer Lifts Twins Past O's, 3-2

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
August 1, 1965

The Baltimore Orioles looked to tie the American League by extending their five game winning streak against the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles sent Milt Pappas who has a losing record but has been pitching better of late to face the Twins’ ace, Jim Kaat (13-8). With one out in the third, Pappas drilled a liner

1965 All Stars Announced

Filed under All Star Game
July 10, 1965

The Twin Cities will host the 1965 All-Star game on July 13, 1965. After receiving the vote of the players, managers Gene Mauch (NL) and Al Lopez (AL) completed their rosters. Lopez previously announced Cleveland’s Sam McDowell as the Americans starter, and Mauch will hand the ball to San Francisco’s Juan Marichal. The AL starters


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