1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bill Hands

Bruins See 20 Victories in Snappy Show of Hands

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 8, 1969

The season began well for Billy Hands. In June he suffered a June swoon so common among the Wrigley players, but as the National League campaign passed the half-way mark, he has become a consistent performer behind Durocher’s ace, Ferguson Jenkins. Hands opened the season with a 6-1 mark in the first two months, but

Cubs Arm For Next Season

Filed under Chicago Cubs
August 30, 1967

When the Cubs assemble in Scottsdale, Ariz. next spring, they’ll have the most promising staff of strong-armed youngsters in baseball with a “Big Four” of Fergie Jenkins, Ken Holtzman, Rich Nye, and Joe Niekro, all of them ranging in ages from 21 to 23. However, pitching happens to be the most unpredictable commodity in baseball.

Hundley, Cubs Earn Independence Day Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 4, 1967

Randy Hundley drove in five runs as the Chicago Cubs rallied late to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 8-5, for a split of an Independence Day twi-night doubleheader. Cubs manager Le Durocher and the Cubs were doing a slow burn over the Braves management’s 11th hour decision to delay the start of the night game of

1967 Chicago Cubs Preview

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: “That first half of the 1966 season didn’t count,” Says Leo Durocher, the man surprisingly tapped a year ago by the second division weary Cubs to bring back the glory days. They had won only 28 and lost 55 at the All-Star break. They rallied in the second half somewhat, winning 30

Durocher Addresses Pitching With Changes

Filed under Chicago Cubs
June 30, 1966

“Pitching is the name of the game” may be a baseball cliche, but that nevertheless doesn’t make it any less true. And Manager Leo Durocher of the Cubs is learning it again – the hard way! The Cubs need strengthening to some extent in every department, but nowhere are they as weak as in pitching.


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