1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Mel Stottlemyre

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

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

Mantle Passes Foxx for Third on HR List

Filed under New York Yankees
September 13, 1968

New York Yankee Mickey Mantle passed Jimmie Foxx on the home run list with his 535th career home run in second game of last night’s double header sweep against the Washington Senators. Mantle led off the top of the sixth inning with a towering shot into the right field bleachers at D.C. Stadium. The first

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Haller Strikes Again; NL Prevails, 4-1.

Filed under All Star Game
July 9, 1968

Lightning struck twice, this time indoors, as Dodger catcher Tom Haller lined a two-run single off Sam McDowell of the Indians to lift the National League All-Stars past the American League, 4-1. Two seasons ago, Haller, then donning the uniform of the San Francisco Giants, homered off the first pitch he saw from a left-handed

Sluggers McCovey, Horton Named Players of the Week

Filed under Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants
June 16, 1968

San Francisco’s Willie McCovey earned Player of the Week honors with twelve runs batted in in eight games. McCovey slugged four home runs and batted .375 for the week. Cincinnati’s Tony Perez also drove in twelve runs for the week in fewer games (7), but perhaps voters were swayed by McCovey’s four home runs to


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