1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tony Horton

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

Horton Shelved A Month With Knee Injury

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 24, 1968

The Indians’ already long-shot pennant hopes suffered another severe blow when they lost their leading power hitter, first baseman Tony Horton, for an indefinite period. Horton, who was batting .258 and paced the Tribe with nine home runs and 29 RBIs, suffered an injury to his left knee. Tony complained that his knee buckled and

A Silent Bat Keeps Scott on the Bench

Filed under Boston Red Sox
June 17, 1968

As the star of Ken Harrelson continues to rise in Boston, the star of George Scott continued to decline. Instead of being the center of things, Scott was on one end of the Red Sox bench fretting while others played. Last year, Scott hit .313 while the Red Sox rose to contention in the American

Intense — That's Word For Muscleman Tony

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 16, 1968

“I’ve been here since 1 o’clock…I need all the extra hitting I can get…but I don’t have a lot of time left,” said Tony Horton, the Indians’ leading home run (8) and RBI (27) man. The Tribe’s hopes for power in 1968 rest in the 23-year-old first baseman. Then Tony breathed deeply again and relaxed

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

Horton Leaves Game as Tribe Prevails, 5-1

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 24, 1968

The Detroit Tigers fell to the Cleveland Indians, 5-1, and as part of a disastrous four run Cleveland eighth inning, lost the services of slugger Willie Horton for some time. Horton left the game on a stretcher after colliding with center fielder Jim Northrup on a shallow fly ball off the bat of Cleveland’s Tony

Twins Hold First On Boswell Shutout; Mantle Injured

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 21, 1968

The Minnesota Twins maintained their half game lead over the surging Oakland Athletics on Dave Boswell’s five-hit shutout over the New York Yankees, 6-0. The game was more disheartening for the Yankees, who have lost Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke to injury, as slugger Mickey Mantle left the game in the sixth inning with a

Boston Acquires Bell from Tribe

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
June 5, 1967

The Boston Red Sox obtained pitcher Gary Bell from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Don Demeter and first baseman Tony Horton. Bell is a 30-year-old right hander who is in his 10th major league season, all with the Indians. The Indians will be the fifth major league team for Demeter, who is an 11-year veteran.

1967 Boston Red Sox Preview

Filed under Boston Red Sox
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: At 37 years of- age, Dick Williams is optimistic, enthusiastic and completely nonplussed about his new job of managing the Boston Red Sox, It also might be added that Williams is extremely capable. These are big plusses for the new head man in Fenway Park. And he will need them, and maybe


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