1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Al Worthington

O's Double Up Twins in Opener

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, Uncategorized
October 4, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Minnesota Twins, 8-4, in the opening game of the first ever League Championship Series for the American League pennant. The visiting Twins jumped on Baltimore’s Cy Young favorite Mike Cuellar with a pair of two-run home runs in the first inning by Harmon Killebrew and Rich Reese. But, the Birds

O’s Double Up Twins in Opener

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Minnesota Twins, 8-4, in the opening game of the first ever League Championship Series for the American League pennant. The visiting Twins jumped on Baltimore’s Cy Young favorite Mike Cuellar with a pair of two-run home runs in the first inning by Harmon Killebrew and Rich Reese. But, the Birds

Monday, Hart Named Players of the Week

Filed under Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants
April 29, 1968

Oakland A’s outfielder Rick Monday was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 28 with an offensive outburst that matched his headlines coming out of Arizona State University three years ago. Monday was the overall number one selection in the first-ever amateur baseball draft conducted in 1965. Monday batted .625

Boston's Impossible Dream Thrown Away

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins
September 30, 1967

The Impossible Dream of a pennant-winning season in Boston proved to be impossible after all. Fielding gaffes in stretch run choked any championship dreams for Manager Dick Williams’ troops. A muffed pop fly by reliever John Wyatt cost the Red Sox a crucial win in Detroit two weeks ago. Yesterday, two consecutive errors by third

Oliva Still Eyes .300 Season

Filed under Minnesota Twins
September 15, 1967

During the tough scramble for the American League lead, Tony Oliva had injury added to insult. He suffered a cut in his left eyelid and superficial bruises on both knees in a September 13 collision with the right field fence at D.C. Stadium. Days earlier, a reporter ruffled Oliva’s pride by suggesting the two-time batting

Little Cesar's Clout Lifts Twins

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 31, 1967

Minnesota’s Cesar Tovar stunned the Boston Red Sox with a two-run blast over the center field wall in the fifth inning to lead the Twins to a 3-2 victory at Fenway Park. The 12,355 fans in attendance were still celebrating Reggie Smith’s two-run double to center that gave Boston a 2-1 lead in the bottom

Killebrew Hits Home Run Trio Tops Kaycee

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 13, 1967

The Minnesota Twins hit six home runs off Kansas City pitching, three by Harmon Killebrew, in a 9-6 victory in front of 11,852 witnesses to the fireworks show. Cesar Tovar led off the Twins’ first with a home run into the left field bleachers. Rod Carew singled, and Killebrew followed with the first of his

1967 Minnesota Twins Preview

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: If the name of the game is pitching – as everybody seems to think – then now is the time to paste the name, Minnesota Twins, under your hatband as blue chip contenders. The 1967 Twins are going to sport the most revised look in the league. The Minnesotans have shed their

Cimino Providing Depth in Twins Pen

Filed under Minnesota Twins
August 28, 1966

Right now, it looks like 37-year-old Al Worthington might go on forever saving games for the Twins. But, just in case he doesn’t – just in case he finally is overtaken by the age factors that catch up with all athletes – the Twins have right-hander Pete Cimino. “I haven’t exactly set the league on

Battey Leads Twins To One Game From Crown

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 9, 1965

The Minnesota Twins took a commanding three-game lead in the 1965 World Series with a 5-1 Game Three victory Saturday afternoon before a late-arriving crowd of 55,934 at Dodger Stadium. Twins catcher Earl Battey drove in a run with a pair of hits before leaving the game in the sixth after colliding with a railing


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