1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Andy Messersmith

Gibson, McLain Named MVP & Cy Winners

Filed under News
October 5, 1968

In a season dominated by the pitcher, it seems only fitting that the two major awards be given to the two dominant pitchers of the season: Bob Gibson of St. Louis and Denny McLain of Detroit. McLain was also named MVP of the World Series after besting Gibson twice in the Tigers’ sweep over the

Gibson, McLain Named MVP & Cy Winners

Filed under News

In a season dominated by the pitcher, it seems only fitting that the two major awards be given to the two dominant pitchers of the season: Bob Gibson of St. Louis and Denny McLain of Detroit. McLain was also named MVP of the World Series after besting Gibson twice in the Tigers’ sweep over the

Gibson No-Hits Giants in DH Split

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 6, 1968

The game began in a cascade of boos, and ended in a tidal wave of cheers. St. Louis’ Bob Gibson threw the second no-hitter of the 1968 campaign with a 3-0 victory in a critical series opener before an announced crowd of 46,550 at Busch Stadium. The sellout crowd booed Giants manager Herman Franks and

Tigers Snap Skid With McLain's 24th

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 28, 1968

After enduring a week of blown leads and bull pen failures, the Detroit Tigers rallied with a five run eighth inning to give ace Denny McLain his twenty-fourth victory against five defeats in the Tigers’ 6-2 win over the California Angels. In the top of the eighth, Angels slugger Rick Reichardt homered to give the

Angels See Starter's Job in Messersmith's Future

Filed under California Angels
August 26, 1968

The name Andy Messersmith sounds like something out of a scenario about the Luftwaffe. Messersmith is a rookie pitcher for the Angels. His derring-do in 16 appearances with the team has left the opposition muttering. “He has some of the best breaking pitches I’ve ever seen in a pitcher that young (23),” said Manager Bill

Tiger Tales – June 23, 1965

Filed under Detroit Tigers
June 23, 1965

* Hank Aguirre and Mickey Lolich are giving Detroit the kind of double vision that is exhilarating. People around Tiger Stadium are saying that the 33-year-old Aguirre and 24-year-old Lolich will finish the season as the most resourceful lefthanded pitching combination in baseball. Ray Sadecki and Curt Simmons won 38 games for the Cardinals last


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