1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ken Harrelson

Hawk Nests In Boston; Trade May Be Nullified

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
April 20, 1969

Slugging Ken Harrelson, stunned and shaken by a trade which he claimed would cost him up to $750,000 in lost business opportunities, retired from baseball at the age of 27 yesterday rather than report from the Boston Red Sox to the Cleveland Indians. The long haired “Hawk”, who captivated the city of Boston with his

Cater Surprises; Alou Slips Past Reds' Duo

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics
September 30, 1968

Danny Cater, first baseman of the Oakland Athletics, won the batting title in the American League. Cater, a career .250 hitter prior to this season, upset the apple cart by stumping many experts who viewed the 28-year-old Texan as a figment of the box-score manufacturers. Whoever heard of a batting champ you’ve never heard of?

Hub Fans have Brand-New Hero – Slugger Harrelson

Filed under Boston Red Sox
August 19, 1968

The fickle fans of Boston have a new hero this season at Fenway Park. The fans can’t cheer for Tony Conigliaro because he isn’t playing. Jim Lonborg has won only a few games, and Carl Yastrzemski still has his fans. But, Ken Harrelson has taken over the affection of the 1,800,000 who will have watched

A Silk Brocade Jacket: Murphy's Mod, Man

Filed under California Angels
August 5, 1968

Everybody keeps talking about this super wardrobe that Red Sox slugger Ken Harrelson owns. One look in Harrelson’s closet and you’d swear that he’s married to Madame Pandit and not a cute young thing named Betty Ann. And then there’s Tom Murphy, the no-hit kid sensation of the California Angels. Oh, he’s got a couple

A Silent Bat Keeps Scott on the Bench

Filed under Boston Red Sox
June 17, 1968

As the star of Ken Harrelson continues to rise in Boston, the star of George Scott continued to decline. Instead of being the center of things, Scott was on one end of the Red Sox bench fretting while others played. Last year, Scott hit .313 while the Red Sox rose to contention in the American

Cash Plays Money Man as Tigers Roll Bosox, 17-2

Filed under Detroit Tigers
June 6, 1968

The Detroit Tigers placed an exclamation mark on their four-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park with a 17-2 dismantling of the home team. After Boston took the first two games of the season at Detroit, the Tigers have picked up where they left off last season. Detroit finished three games ahead


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