1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tommy Davis

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

Gibson Wins Ninth on Late Pinch Hit

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 28, 1968

Bob Gibson won his ninth game of the season with a 3-2 Cardinal victory over the San Francisco Giants. Pinch hitter Johnny Edwards, batting for Gibson, hit a two-run single in the seventh to lift the Redbirds. Joe Hoerner closed the game out for St. Louis, and the Cardinals win their thirtieth game of the

Seaver Exacts Revenge On Braves

Filed under New York Mets
May 27, 1967

Mets’ rookie hurler Tom Seaver (2-5) pitched a complete game against the Atlanta Braves, a club who kayoed Tom ten days earlier, for a 4-3 victory. This time, the Mets turned the tables and sent the Braves starter Wade Blasingame (1-4) to an early shower. Seaver was supported by Tommy Davis whose four hits pushed

Estrada Loses No Hitter, Game in Eighth

Filed under New York Mets
May 23, 1967

The misery of the New York Mets continued as even the promise of a no-hitter evaporated into another loss, the twenty-seven setback in thirty-two games this season. Former Met Ron Hunt hit a two-run home run against Chuck Estrada (0-2) to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-1 victory. Estrada revived the former glory

Sweet Lou Latest On Shelf in Dodger Garden

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
April 28, 1967

Dodger outfielders began looking over their shoulders and keeping their fingers crossed after the rash of injuries continued to snipe them down, one by one. The latest injury, and most serious, sidelined Sweet Lou Johnson, the team’s Good Humor and Go-Go Man, for a minimum of ten weeks, and perhaps the remainder of the season.

Seaver Notches First Victory, 7-3

Filed under Chicago Cubs, New York Mets
April 20, 1967

Tom Seaver (1-0) earned his first career win with a complete game against the Chicago Cubs, 7-3. Seaver allowed only three hits through eight innings but Chicago broke through with three hits and three runs in the ninth, two runs scoring on a Adolfo Phillips’ double that caromed off Ken Boyer’s glove and down the

1967 New York Mets Preview

Filed under New York Mets
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The Mets, who broke out of the basement last year and for the first time in their brief career avoided losing 100 games, were a changed looking group from 1966 when this season got under way in spring training. Most celebrated newcomer is Tommy Davis, the ex-Dodger who won the league batting

1967 Los Angeles Dodgers Preview

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers

Street & Smith’s: While speculation sizzles on how much damage the loss of Sandy Koufax will inflict on the Dodgers, let’s just suppose they had been without him last year. The Dodgers, winning the pennant by four and a half games, won 101, lost 61, Koufax either won or lost in all except five of

A Post-Script to the Dodgers Championship

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
November 30, 1966

The following is from Tom Adelman’s book, “Black and Blue: The Golden Arm, the Robinson Boys, and the 1966 World Series That Stunned America” with some embellishments from yours truly to fit my completed 1966 replay: The day after winning the World Series, the Dodgers boarded a plan for Japan. Series MVP Claude Osteen did


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