1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ray Culp

Sox Rally Past Yanks; Mantle Gets 522d Homer

Filed under New York Yankees
May 18, 1968

Amongst the most fitting of backdrops, Boston’s Fenway Park, Mickey Mantle passed Red Sox legend Ted Williams on the career home run chart with his 522d home run, however the record clout did not provide enough for the Bombers as Carl Yastrzemski’s two-run double in the ninth won the game for Boston, 5-4. The bull

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.

Phillips Drives in Seven as Cubs Roll

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates
April 15, 1967

The Chicago Cubs rebounded from a tough extra-inning loss last night and held on for a wild 12-8 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates before 10,624 spectators at Forbes Field. Adolfo Phillips hit a grand slam off Pirate starter Tommie Sisk (0-1) that gave Chicago a 5-2 lead in the fourth inning. The Cubs added four

1967 Philadelphia Phillies Preview

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: Tough luck hit. Gene Mauch’s forces before spring training started when his great first baseman, Bill White, suffered a torn Achilles tendon in a gymnasium mishap in St. Louis. It robbed Mauch and his associates of some of the enthusiasm a senes deals by general manager John Quinn had generated for a

1967 Chicago Cubs Preview

Filed under Chicago Cubs

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

Culp Seeking Trade Out of Philadelphia

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
September 11, 1966

It’s that time of year again when there is talk among big league players about salary drives and next season and trades. It’s that time also when unhappy players talk about moving to another club next year. The Phillies have had their share of dissatisfied players in recent years. The latest is pitcher Ray Culp

Phils Acquire Two Veteran Pitchers for Trio of Rookies

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 21, 1966

The Phillies acquired starting pitchers Larry Jackson and Bob Buhl from Chicago in exchange for outfielder Adolfo Phillips, OF/1B John Herrnstein and pitcher Ferguson Jenkins. The Phillies had made it know they were looking to acquire another starter to go with Jim Bunning, Chris Short, and Ray Culp. Now they came up with two experienced


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