1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Joe Torre

Top Baseball Stars Agree to Hold Out

Filed under News
December 5, 1968

A strike by major league baseball players loomed Wednesday night when more than 150 of baseball’s top players pledged that they would not sign their 1969 contracts until a new benefit had been ratified by the Players Association. Among those who said they would hold out and who agreed to permit their names to be

Dodgers Take Opening Win in St. Louis, 4-1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 20, 1968

Larry Jaster, who no-hit the Dodgers in 1966, got the nod from manager Red Schoendienst for the first time this season as the first place Cardinals and second place Dodgers met in an early National League showdown. The Dodgers take the opening, powering past Cardinals, 4-1. Willie Davis belted a two-run homer in the seventh

El Birdos Clinch National League Flag!

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 30, 1967

Atlanta – The St. Louis Cardinals celebrated their second National League pennant in four years down in Dixie with an 8-6 triumph over the Atlanta Braves. Tim McCarver sealed the Cards’ pennant drive with a two-run home run, his tenth, in the eighth inning. The roundtripper proved to be the margin of victory as the

Niekro Finishing A Strong Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
September 15, 1967

Phil Niekro represents a complex case. For example, the Atlanta pitcher’s best pitch is simply too good. Yet many people, including his manager, are telling him that his other stuff is good enough to win for him if mixed properly with his “out” pitch, which, of course, is the knuckleball. By being too good, Niekro’s

Johnson bests rookie Singer, Dodgers, 3-0.

Filed under Atlanta Braves
August 21, 1967

Los Angeles – Ten-year veteran Ken Johnson (10-7) and the Atlanta Braves shut out the rookie sensation Bill Singer (11-5) and the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-0. Atlanta scored all their runs in the fourth inning. Rico Carty hit a pair of doubles and Joe Torre collected three base hits. Johnson also drove in a run

All Star Game 1967: Americans Storm Past Nationals

Filed under All Star Game
July 11, 1967

The American League, searching for another ‘Lucky Seven’ victory, rallied from a four-run first inning deficit to overtake the National League, 5-4. The Americans had dropped four straight All-Star contests, but won the last three All-Star games in years that ended in seven – 1937, 1947, and 1957. Minnesota’s Harmon Killebrew, named the game’s Most


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