1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: Kansas City Royals

Butler No-Hits Yanks in Ten

Filed under Kansas City Royals, Uncategorized
August 31, 1969

Bill Butler pitched the first no-hitter in Kansas City Royals franchise history in a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. It took ten innings for the Royals to claim the victory as New York starter Fritz Peterson kept the visitors off the scoreboard. In the tenth, Joe Foy led off with

Athletics Draw 48,619 in Two Days at K.C.

Filed under Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics
April 20, 1969

A two-day total of 48,619 fans saw the Oakland Athletics make their first appearance in Kansas City since the club was moved westward. The opening game of the series was rained out. A Saturday game drew 16,747 and a Sunday double-header attracted 31,872. The A’s swept the series, and received a mixed reception from the

AL West Preview

Filed under California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Pilots
April 6, 1969

OAKLAND has more good young players than any ball club in either league. It is a young team on the upgrade and needs only the honing of experience and leadership. The latter should be forcibly provided by manager Hank Bauer, the tough ex-Marine. With the exception of catcher Jim Pagliaroni, a 31 yr. old part

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