1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: John Roseboro

Sparma's near no-no overshadows Kaline's big day

Filed under Detroit Tigers
May 2, 1968

Al Kaline has been a fixture in the Tiger outfield nearly 15 years. Last season as the Tigers won a world’s championship, Kaline put up respectable numbers: .286, 23 HR, 75 RBI and batted .286 with 2 RBI in the Series victory over St. Louis. At 33, he was the clubhouse leader and a steady

Killebrew, Shamsky Named Players of the Week

Filed under Minnesota Twins, New York Mets
April 22, 1968

Minnesota slugger Harmon Killebrew, no stranger to springtime laurels, was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 21. Killebrew batted .318 with five home runs and ten RBI on the week. Killebrew won Player of the Month honors in April and May during the 1967 season. In the National League,

Roseboro Showing No Signs of Slowing

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
September 8, 1967

John Roseboro, still indestructible at 34, is closing out his strongest season and said he’s never yet entertained any idea of retiring. “I’m not just thinking i terms of three or four more years, either,” the Dodger catching star said. “I’m thinking beyond that. For one reason, I’m not hurting physically. For another, I’ve never

Giants Experiment With Catcher Helmet

Filed under San Francisco Giants
September 7, 1967

Giants’ first baseman Willie McCovey may have spurred a new hat style among catchers when he flattened the Dodgers’ John Roseboro with a bat n a recent game in Candlestick Park. McCovey missed a Don Sutton hummer and his follow-through resulted in his bat crashing solidly on the top of Roseboro’s head. Johnny went down,

Injuries Persist Amid Dodger Lineup

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 31, 1967

Five of the eight Dodger regulars missed the series opener against the Mets because of injuries and four of them – third baseman Jim Lefebvre, left fielder Al Ferrara, catcher John Roseboro and second baseman Ron Hunt – were still out Tuesday night. Lefebvre, who has a pulled hamstring, may be ready to play in

Giants Sweep But Rivalry Renewed

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
April 30, 1967

The San Francisco Giants paid a visit to Chavez Ravine to renew their rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Times had changed since the clubs last met in September. The Dodgers closed that series with a 15-5 rout over the Giants en route to a world’s championship. The Giants took little consolation that they won

Reds Hand Dodgers First Home Loss, 2-1

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 20, 1967

Los Angeles – Tony Perez, making his first career start at third base, belted a two-run home run off Dodger starter Bob Miller (0-2) and the Cincinnati Reds held on to a 2-1 victory at Dodger Stadium. The loss was the Dodgers’ first home loss of the season as the defending champions had dropped four

1967 Los Angeles Dodgers Preview

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: While speculation sizzles on how much damage the loss of Sandy Koufax will inflict on the Dodgers, let’s just suppose they had been without him last year. The Dodgers, winning the pennant by four and a half games, won 101, lost 61, Koufax either won or lost in all except five of

Dodgers Rally to Take Crown

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 13, 1966

Walter Alston walked out of his office at Dodger Stadium and into the clubhouse. Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax were sitting in front of Koufax’s locker. Both players turned to look at Alston, and the manager flipped a baseball toward Koufax, turned, and walked away. The decision was made. There would be no explanations or


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