1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tommy John

Tigers Lost Without McAuliffe

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 26, 1968

Pardon Mayo Smith’s Tigers for being a little overconfident. The team departed for New York on August 22 with a 13 1/2 game lead over the Orioles, an 82-44 record, a pitcher set to challenge for a 30-win season, and more home runs hit than last season’s World Championship roster.  It began before the club

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

Tigers Erupt Against John's No-Hit Bid

Filed under Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers
June 30, 1968

On a Sunday afternoon at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull, White Sox All Star pitcher Tommy John carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning. It appeared the Chicago White Sox would avert a disastrous weekend sweep at Tiger Stadium. On Friday, Detroit scored a pair of touchdowns to rout Chicago, 14-0. On Saturday, Denny

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

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

Yaz breaks up rookie Bahnsen's no-hitter in the ninth; Yanks win 3-0

Filed under New York Yankees
May 10, 1968

In his eighth career starter, New York’s Stan Bahnsen no-hit the Boston Red Sox through twenty-five outs. Bahnsen battled Boston starter Gary Waslewski for six plus innings until Gene Michael plated Tom Tresh with a single through the hole at short. Bahnsen received two insurance runs in the eighth with a two-run single by catcher


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