1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Richie Allen

Flood’s Decision Jeopardizes 7-Player Allen Trade

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals
October 9, 1969
Facing Tom Seaver

Richie Allen, the controversial first baseman of the Philadelphia Phillies, was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday in a seven-player deal that could wind up in the office of the commissioner. The Phillies sent Allen to the Cardinals for catcher Tim McCarver, outfielder Curt Flood, relief pitcher Joe Hoerner, and utility outfielder Byron Browne.

Fed-Up Skinner Exits as Phillies Skipper

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, Uncategorized
August 7, 1969

When Bob Skinner held his first press conference after becoming manager of the Phillies on June 16, 1968, the consensus of those present was, “He’s a nice guy, but he doesn’t say much that’s quotable.” When Bob Skinner held his last press conference in the same room under the stands at Connie Mack Stadium, he

Allen Suspended; Says He’s Through

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
June 25, 1969
Richie Allen

The saga of Philadelphia slugger Richie Allen took another turn yesterday as the club announced Allen would be suspended indefinitely without pay after missing yesterday’s double header against the Mets at Shea Stadium. Manager Bob Skinner said he had sent a wire to Allen at his Philadelphia home, notifying him of the suspension. “The next

Allen Refuses Interview; ‘Not for Trading Stamps’

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
June 13, 1969

Phillies’ slugger Richie Allen, no disciple of Dale Carnegie’s course about how to win friends and influence people, walked off Padre sportscaster Jerry Gross’ post-game radio interview show after hitting a home run to help beat the Padres. Allen agreed to go on the show but, after being introduced by Gross, walked off when he

Allen Refuses Interview; 'Not for Trading Stamps'

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies’ slugger Richie Allen, no disciple of Dale Carnegie’s course about how to win friends and influence people, walked off Padre sportscaster Jerry Gross’ post-game radio interview show after hitting a home run to help beat the Padres. Allen agreed to go on the show but, after being introduced by Gross, walked off when he

Perez, Petrocelli Tops Among Players in May

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds
June 1, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds are steamrolling their way through the National League West. The Reds are led by third baseman Tony Perez who captured Player of the Month laurels with an impressive monthly batting average of .393 with 13 home runs and 32 RBI. Perez leads the National League in batting average with a .380 mark


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