1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Willie Horton

Tigers Nip Frustrated Cards Again, 4-3.

Filed under World Series
October 3, 1968

St. Louis, Oct. 3 – Willie Horton hit a solo home run in the fourth inning which decided tilted another one-run affair in the favor of the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, for a sixth straight game. The Tigers take control of the Series with a two-game advantage heading back to Motown

The Long-Awaited Rematch At Hand

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 1, 1968

After the Tigers swept the St. Louis with four one-run victories in the 1967 World Series, Bob Gibson and the Redbirds finally have their rematch with the Bengals. Gibson guided the Cardinals to the promised land of a pennant with a strong September performance that has many pundits thinking Most Valuable Player laurels for the

McLain Wins Twentieth As Tigers Roll

Filed under Detroit Tigers
July 31, 1968

Denny McLain became only the second pitcher in 48 years to post his 20th victory before August 1 when the Detroit Tigers doubled up the Washington Senators, 12-6. The other hurler since 1920 to notch No. 20 before August was Lefty Grove of the Philadelphia Athletics, who reached that plateau on July 25, 1931. Grove

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

Willies Horton & McCovey, Moose, McLain Honored

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants

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

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

Sluggers McCovey, Horton Named Players of the Week

Filed under Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants
June 16, 1968

San Francisco’s Willie McCovey earned Player of the Week honors with twelve runs batted in in eight games. McCovey slugged four home runs and batted .375 for the week. Cincinnati’s Tony Perez also drove in twelve runs for the week in fewer games (7), but perhaps voters were swayed by McCovey’s four home runs to


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