1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tony Perez

Pair of Catchers Take Player of the Month Honors

Filed under Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants
April 30, 1970

Dick Dietz of the San Francisco Giants was named National League Player of the Month over some stiff competition. Dietz was an obvious choice after his month of a .453 average with 6 home runs and 23 RBI in 17 April games. Tony Perez and Bobby Tolan would likely have won the honor any other

Perez, Petrocelli Tops Among Players in May

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds
June 1, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds are steamrolling their way through the National League West. The Reds are led by third baseman Tony Perez who captured Player of the Month laurels with an impressive monthly batting average of .393 with 13 home runs and 32 RBI. Perez leads the National League in batting average with a .380 mark

Memorial Day Action

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Pilots
May 30, 1969

The 1969 baseball campaign reached the Memorial Day pole as the clubs jockey for position for the summer stretch. The division leaders have held their grounds, but strange things happen in baseball during the heated months. The new division format doubles pennant fever this summer as more teams should have playoff aspirations. The biggest surprise

Rader, Cash Named Players of the Week

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros
August 12, 1968

Houston Astro third baseman Doug Rader made headlines this week with his role in a bench-clearing brawl in the Astrodome against the New York Mets. On Monday, Rader was awarded for his bat work by being named National League Player of the Week for the week ending August 11, 1968. Rader drove in ten runs

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

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

Willies Horton & McCovey, Moose, McLain Honored

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants
July 1, 1968

In close voting, Willie Horton of the Detroit Tigers and Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants are named Players of the Month for June, 1968 in the respective leagues. Horton slammed 13 home runs for the month, driving in 23 runs while batting .330. Frank Howard of the Senators drove in 30 runs for


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