1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Rick Reichardt

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

Seattle Pilots to First Expansion Win

Filed under Seattle Pilots
April 8, 1969

As the scribes are taking notes on all the firsts for the four new major league additions, the Seattle Pilots grabbed the most important firsts of all, a victory. Seattle jumped on Jim McGlothlin and the California Angels with a three-run first inning en route to a 4-1 Opening Day win at Anaheim Stadium. Lead

Tigers Snap Skid With McLain's 24th

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 28, 1968

After enduring a week of blown leads and bull pen failures, the Detroit Tigers rallied with a five run eighth inning to give ace Denny McLain his twenty-fourth victory against five defeats in the Tigers’ 6-2 win over the California Angels. In the top of the eighth, Angels slugger Rick Reichardt homered to give the

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

Murphy Hurls No-Hitter for 1st Career Win

Filed under California Angels
June 18, 1968

In his second major league game, Angels starter Tom Murphy (1-1) pitched a no-hitter against Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankees, 1-0. However, his teammates could not deliver the deciding run for the 22-year-old college graduate until Don Mincher’s pinch-hit bases loaded single that stretched beyond the reach of left fielder Roy White in

White Sox Home Game in Milwaukee

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 15, 1968

The Chicago White Sox hosted the California Angels at Milwaukee County Stadium before a crowd of 23,510, more than double any turnout the White Sox have had in Chicago this season. The home team nipped the Angels, 1-0, as pinch-hitter Buddy Bradford singled home pinch-runner Sandy Alomar in the eighth inning for the game’s only


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