1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: New York Yankees

Mitt Prize Munson Making Believers of Yanks

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized
August 12, 1969

Thurman Munson, the New York Yankees’ highly touted rookie catcher, made his major league debut earlier than expected and no unveiling created as much excitement since the first performance of ‘Oh, Calcutta!’ Munson, on a weekend pass from Fort Dix, made his bow against Oakland in the nightcap of an August 8 twin bill when

Young Arms Singer and Peterson Take Mound Honors

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees
June 1, 1969

The Los Angeles Dodgers, known this decade for their pitching, appeared to have developed an heir to the throne of Koufax and Drysdale. Twenty five year old homegrown Bill Singer was named National League Pitcher of the Month for May, 1969. Singer won 6 of his 7 decisions while striking out 45 in 58 innings

DIsgusted Houk Trying to Patch Yankee Leaks

Filed under New York Yankees
May 16, 1969

Despite a successful West Coast trip, Ralph Houk has gone back to the drawing board in an effort to break the New Yorkers’ slide to oblivion. Things have been tough for the Yanks since 1964, but never as tough as now, perhaps because of misplaced optimism. Fed up with abominable play in all departments, Houk

Tigers Furious Over Yankee Stadium Atmosphere

Filed under Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees
April 20, 1969

In the papers, one will read that the Detroit Tigers swept the New York Yankees in a Sunday double-header at Yankee Stadium. But what will be missing from the news stories is the conditions in which the games were played. Tiger players were pelted with seemingly anything that the crowd could get their hands on

Stottlemyre Spoils Splinter’s Debut

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized, Washington Senators
April 7, 1969

Before a sellout crowd of 45,113, including President Richard Nixon, at RFK Stadium, the New York Yankees defeated the Washington Senators 4-1 as Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre spun a six-hitter while driving in three runs with a sixth inning double. The loss spoiled the debut of Ted Williams, the Splendid Splinter, as Washington’s manager. Stottlemyre’s

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