1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Andy Etchebarren

Elrod Ramrods To Top of Oriole Catching Corps

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
April 30, 1969

When Elrod Hendricks reported in Miami for spring training this year, he analyzed the Orioles’ catching and figured he would be “at least third string”. It was a safe assumption, inasmuch as the club had been saying all winter that the three catchers would be Andy Etchebarren, Clay Dalrymple and Hendricks. “I figured I would

Mays' Two Homers Highlight Opening Day

Filed under San Francisco Giants
April 10, 1968

Willie Mays belted a pair of home runs against Tom Seaver and the New York Mets to lead the Giants to a 4-1 Opening Day triumph. Last season cast doubt on the San Francisco slugger. Illness cut into Mays’ season, and Willie played in the fewest games and hit the fewest home runs than in

Etchebarren Saves O's From Sweep; Birds Retake Perch

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians
June 30, 1967

After a 2-0 blanking by Indians hurler Steve Hargan, the Baltimore Orioles found themselves in more trouble down five runs in the nightcap. But the Orioles rallied without any assistance from their guests and defeated Cleveland, 7-5. Sam Bowens hit a two-run pinch-hit triple in the bottom of the fifth to get the Birds on

Etchebarren's home run is a game-winner

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
May 13, 1967

New York – Andy Etchebarren hit a two-run home run in the top of the ninth off Yankee reliever Fred Talbot (3-3) to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-3 win over New York at Yankee Stadium. It was Etchebarren’s second home run of the season, and it was a heart breaker for the 18,355 in

1967 Baltimore Orioles Preview

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: It ought to be fairly obvious to one and all that the Birds of Baltimore are ready to take off on another pennant journey. In addition to what was good enough to top the American League last season, the Orioles are ready to reap the best crop of rookie talent the league

Dodgers Rally to Take Crown

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 13, 1966

Walter Alston walked out of his office at Dodger Stadium and into the clubhouse. Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax were sitting in front of Koufax’s locker. Both players turned to look at Alston, and the manager flipped a baseball toward Koufax, turned, and walked away. The decision was made. There would be no explanations or

Osteen Shuts Down Orioles; Series Tied

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 12, 1966

Los Angeles, Oct. 12 (AP) – Claude Osteen and the Los Angeles Dodgers force a seventh game of the World Series with a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Osteen scattered six hits and was supported by excellent defense while going the distance for the Game Six win. For the fourth consecutive game, the Dodgers

Sweet Lou Slam Stuns O’s

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 10, 1966

Baltimore, Oct. 10 (AP) – With a single, quick swing of his bat, 32-year-old Dodger outfielder Lou Johnson erased weeks of his team’s offensive ineffectiveness and lifted his club high upon a swell of confidence as the Dodgers rallied to defeat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-4 before 54,460 at Memorial Stadium. Johnson cracked a grand slam

Birds Fly Home With Two Game Lead

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 6, 1966

Los Angeles, Oct. 6 (AP) – The Baltimore Orioles took advantage of poor defensive play by Los Angeles which proved to be the difference in a 3-1 victory and handed Baltimore a two-game advantage in the Series. The Orioles hang a tough loss on Sandy Koufax who struck out 11 batters as 20-year-old Oriole starter

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