1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ken Holtzman

Yanks’ Kosco tabbed AL Player of the Week; Hart, Gibson split NL honors

Filed under New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
May 13, 1968

Cardinal pitcher Bob Gibson pitched a pair of shutouts but that wasn’t enough to capture the National League Player of the Week award outright for the week ending May 12. Giants outfielder Jim Ray Hart was named co-Player of the Week by driving in 12 runs with two home runs and batting .421. This is

Cubs Arm For Next Season

Filed under Chicago Cubs
August 30, 1967

When the Cubs assemble in Scottsdale, Ariz. next spring, they’ll have the most promising staff of strong-armed youngsters in baseball with a “Big Four” of Fergie Jenkins, Ken Holtzman, Rich Nye, and Joe Niekro, all of them ranging in ages from 21 to 23. However, pitching happens to be the most unpredictable commodity in baseball.

Altman Return Highlights Roster Rotation

Filed under Chicago Cubs

The Cubs yesterday again spun their first division wheel of fortune. The lucky number stopped on “George Altman” and the lanky 34-year-old outfielder will be in uniform in time to pinch hit in today’s doubleheader against the Dodgers. The recall of the southpaw swinger from their Tacoma farm club was another of many recent moves

1967 Chicago Cubs Preview

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: “That first half of the 1966 season didn’t count,” Says Leo Durocher, the man surprisingly tapped a year ago by the second division weary Cubs to bring back the glory days. They had won only 28 and lost 55 at the All-Star break. They rallied in the second half somewhat, winning 30

The Champagne Journey of the Los Angeles Dodgers

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
September 25, 1966

The Los Angeles Dodgers departed home for their final road trip of the season. They left on a sour note as the Phillies swept the Dodgers. The Dodgers magic number stands at six so it was unlikely Alston’s troops could have clinched at home, but the team packed their bags with a certain air of

Durocher – Astros Feud Deepens

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros
August 28, 1966

A feud that wasn’t to be taken seriously at first has developed into the real thing. By the time the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros had completed their 18-game series, a deep animosity had developed between Cubs’ Manager Leo Durocher and Astro officials. The high point was reached on August 26 when Durocher tore a


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