1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ken McMullen

Reichardt Fires Parting Shot in Wake of Trade

Filed under California Angels, Washington Senators
April 27, 1970

The Angels traded promise that never materialized and promise that someday might accrue to the Senators yesterday. In exchange, the Angels got the power hitter that club officials claim can be the catalyst in California’s bid of the championship of the American League West. Traded to the Senators were: Rick Reichardt, 27 years old and

Stottlemyre Spoils Splinter’s Debut

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized, Washington Senators
April 7, 1969

Before a sellout crowd of 45,113, including President Richard Nixon, at RFK Stadium, the New York Yankees defeated the Washington Senators 4-1 as Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre spun a six-hitter while driving in three runs with a sixth inning double. The loss spoiled the debut of Ted Williams, the Splendid Splinter, as Washington’s manager. Stottlemyre’s

Stottlemyre Spoils Splinter's Debut

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized, Washington Senators

Before a sellout crowd of 45,113, including President Richard Nixon, at RFK Stadium, the New York Yankees defeated the Washington Senators 4-1 as Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre spun a six-hitter while driving in three runs with a sixth inning double. The loss spoiled the debut of Ted Williams, the Splendid Splinter, as Washington’s manager. Stottlemyre’s

Nats Expect to Trim Trio at First

Filed under Washington Senators
April 21, 1967

The old vaudeville gag about “Who’s on First?” has a counterpart on the Senators. Three Men on a Horse probably would be a better title for the battle among Bob Chance, Ken Harrleson and Dick Nen for the right to represent the Senators at first base. As C-Day (cutdown) approaches, all three earnest applicants for

Nats Roll Pale Hose For Second Day, 16-13

Filed under Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators

The Washington Senators rolled over the renown Chicago White Sox pitching staff for a second consecutive day with a 16-13 victory before 6,419 patrons at D.C. Stadium. The Senators defeated Chicago 11-10 in yesterday’s contest. Ken McMullen socked a pair of home runs off Chisox starter Gary Peters (0-2) who surrendered four circuit clouts on

1967 Washington Senators Preview

Filed under Washington Senators
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: It’s been 20 years since the Washington Senators experienced the heady prosperity of finishing in the first division. It may not happen this year, either, but you better believe the Senators are getting there. It’s a certainty the once downtrodden Senators no longer are going to droop through their daily occupation looking

Podres Revitalized in Bengal Rotation

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 8, 1966

General Manager Jim Campbell watched intently as Johnny Podres set up the hitter with a slow curve before whipping a fast ball for a strike. “You know, I think we can get another year out of Johnny,” ventured Campbell. Al Kaline, playing the outfield behind Podres for several months, is impressed by the savvy and

McCormick Snaps Oriole Win Streak

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Washington Senators
June 7, 1966

The Orioles rolled through a recent Western swing and jumped into first place. The O’s returned home, and the Birds continued to steamroll to 11 straight victories and a 4 1/2 lead over Minnesota. The Twins jumped ahead of the Indians on Sunday after Dick Radatz blew his first save opportunity for his new team.

Changes Loom for Twins Roster

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 9, 1966

A shakeup is in store for the Minnesota Twins, and it could involve a trade before Thursday’s cut-down date when the club must trim its roster to 25 players. With a series split at home against the last-place Red Sox, the Twins have yet to rise to the .500 level for the season. Manager Sam


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