1970 Baseball Replay

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

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‘Bring Martin Back!’ Chant Furious Twins’ Fans

Filed under Minnesota Twins
October 17, 1969

“Bring Billy Back” is the war cry of Minnesota baseball fans since Billy Martin was fired as manager of the Twins. And university students were far more blunt. “(Obscenity) Griffith”, read the buttons they wore in an October 15 anti-Vietnam War demonstration. And they used a four-letter word instead of “Obscenity”. Telephones started ringing incessantly

Buford's Blast Sends Birds to Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, Uncategorized
October 6, 1969

Don Buford hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to send the Baltimore Orioles to their second trip to the World Series in four years with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the best-of-5 series against the Western Division champion Twins. Jim Palmer worked out of trouble and limited

Buford’s Blast Sends Birds to Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins

Don Buford hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to send the Baltimore Orioles to their second trip to the World Series in four years with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the best-of-5 series against the Western Division champion Twins. Jim Palmer worked out of trouble and limited

Twins Destroy Oakland's Pennant Dreams

Filed under Minnesota Twins, Uncategorized
September 7, 1969

On Thursday morning, the city of Oakland held post-season aspirations as their team had climbed to within 5 1/2 games of the American League West lead with the first-place Minnesota Twins paying a visit for a four-game weekend set. By the time the sun set on Sunday, the Twins had leveled those aspirations with an

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

Tovar Breaks Up Lolich's No-Hitter At Final Out

Filed under Detroit Tigers
June 12, 1968

Mickey Lolich was one out from the season’s first no-hitter when Cesar Tovar lined the first pitch between Ray Oyler and Don Wert for a clean single as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Minnesota Twins, 5-0. It was the second no-hitter attempt by a Tiger pitcher against this Twins lineup this season. Last month, but

Astros Trounce Dodger Sub Kekich

Filed under Houston Astros
May 25, 1968

Manager Walter Alston turned to rookie Mike Kekich as a last minute replacement for staff ace Bill Singer. Singer is back in Los Angeles getting treatment for an eye infection and will probably be out for a week. Kekich and the Dodgers lost in Houston, 5-4. Astro center fielder hitter Ron Davis greeted Kekich with

Monday, Hart Named Players of the Week

Filed under Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants
April 29, 1968

Oakland A’s outfielder Rick Monday was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 28 with an offensive outburst that matched his headlines coming out of Arizona State University three years ago. Monday was the overall number one selection in the first-ever amateur baseball draft conducted in 1965. Monday batted .625

Boston's Impossible Dream Thrown Away

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins
September 30, 1967

The Impossible Dream of a pennant-winning season in Boston proved to be impossible after all. Fielding gaffes in stretch run choked any championship dreams for Manager Dick Williams’ troops. A muffed pop fly by reliever John Wyatt cost the Red Sox a crucial win in Detroit two weeks ago. Yesterday, two consecutive errors by third


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