1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Trades

Sox, Concerned Over Peters' Health, Obtain Ribant

Filed under Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers
July 26, 1968

The White Sox made a deal with the Tigers that superficially looked unimportant when they swapped Don McMahon, veteran relief hurler, for Dennis Ribant, a second-line pitcher used very little by Detroit manager Mayo Smith. Of course, it isn’t trivial to the Tigers, who beefed up their bullpen with an experienced hand. And neither is

Pappas Not Surprised By Six-Player Deal

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
June 11, 1968

The trade did not surprise Milt Pappas. Only a few days before the veteran righthander was swapped to Atlanta in a six-player transaction, he had predicted he soon would be wearing a Braves’ uniform. However, Reds General Manager Bob Howsam, in making the announcement of the trade, denied Pappas’ controversial role as Reds’ player representative

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

Houston Trades Mathews to Detroit

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros
August 17, 1967

The Houston Astros traded veteran slugger Eddie Mathews to the Detroit Tigers Thursday night for a player or players to be named after the season. Mathews’ for 14 years a star third baseman with the Braves in Boston, Milwaukee, and Atlanta, was traded to the Astros last winter in a five-player deal. He is seven

Colavito Added to Bolster Sox Lineup

Filed under Chicago White Sox
July 30, 1967

Rocky Colavito, who late yesterday became the latest White Sox weapon, may be in right field against Johnny Podres of the Detroit Tigers in one of today’s two games. It all depends on whether then 33-year-old outfielder arrives in Chicago in time after cleaning out his locker in Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium. General Manager Ed Short

Tigers Acquire Landis From Houston

Filed under Detroit Tigers
June 30, 1967

The Detroit Tigers, faced with the loss of right fielder Al Kaline until July 19, obtained outfielder Jim Landis from the Houston Astros for relief pitcher Larry Sherry. The much-traveled Landis, 33, has been in the majors since 1957, playing for the Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Athletics, Cleveland Indians and the Astros. In 46

Reds Acquire Jake Wood From Detroit

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
June 23, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds today acquired veteran infielder Jake Wood from the Detroit Tigers’ Toledo, Ohio farm club for an undisclosed price and a minor league player to be named at the end of the season. Reds’ General Manager Bob Howsam said Wood was bought because of the recent rash of injuries. Shortstop Leo Cardenas, pitcher

Giants Acquire Groat From Philadelphia

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants
June 22, 1967

Dick Groat, tired from a sleepless plane trip and hobbled by an injury, hopes he can justify the gamble the San Francisco Giants took in buying him. “I feel fortunate that the Giants gambled on me and I hope to play as much as possible,” the infielder said. “But I’m not really sure if my


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