1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bill Monbouquette

Murphy Hurls No-Hitter for 1st Career Win

Filed under California Angels
June 18, 1968

In his second major league game, Angels starter Tom Murphy (1-1) pitched a no-hitter against Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankees, 1-0. However, his teammates could not deliver the deciding run for the 22-year-old college graduate until Don Mincher’s pinch-hit bases loaded single that stretched beyond the reach of left fielder Roy White in

Callison Hands Gibson First Loss

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 17, 1968

And on his eighth game, Bob Gibson lost. In the first inning at Connie Mack Stadium before a crowd of 17,034, Johnny Callison hit a two-out home run into the left center field bleachers against Cardinal starter Bob Gibson (7-1). Remarkably, the wrong way clout would be the only Phillie hit for the night. Woodie

Mathews Hits No. 500 in Tiger Rout

Filed under Detroit Tigers
September 26, 1967

Eddie Mathews hit a pair of home runs, including career home run number 500, as the Detroit Tigers whitewashed the New York Yankees, 11-1. Mathews became the seventh member of baseball’s 500 club with a solo blast into the right field pavilion off Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre (10-18) to open the second inning. Mathews added

McPhail Continues to Seek Improvement For Bombers

Filed under New York Yankees
September 1, 1967

Like any good poker player, Lee MacPhail operates behind an inscrutable face that never reveals his feelings or plans or gives any hint as to what might come next. The Yankees’ general manager, who has already built a pennant winner in Baltimore, learned a lot of baseball from his dad, Larry, but operates in a

Tiger Tales – October 3, 1965

Filed under Detroit Tigers
October 3, 1965

The Tigers are three games and a few players better than a year ago. That’s small potatoes for 162 games of hoeing, but it is improvement. The standings show fourth place again (88-74 compared with an 85-77 record in 1964). Looking to the future, Manager Charlie Dressen can build around a nucleus of seven solid

Bosox Bunts – October 3, 1965

Filed under Boston Red Sox

* It didn’t take the new regime in Boston long to make a big move. And when the new regime of Dick O’Connell and Billy Herman made the move, it was aimed at one thing only: D-E-F-E-N-S-E. Practically on the eve of the World Series, the Red Sox announced they had traded righthanded pitcher Bill

Bosox Bunts – May 15, 1965

Filed under Boston Red Sox
May 15, 1965

* Bill Monbouquette won his last four decisions and all Boston was hopeful the local boy will come up with another 20-win season as he did two years ago. Monbo had three of the teams’s four complete games to his credit…Dennis Bennett made his debut in the Red Sox starting rotation with a 7-4 win

Nat Notes – April 15, 1965

Filed under Washington Senators
April 15, 1965

* Don Lock’s double down the left field line in the bottom of the 4th inning on April 12, ended a string of 39 scoreless innings which Red Sox’ Bill Monbouquette had compiled against the Senators. Monbouquette had won five straight against the Senators. It also marked the first time President Johnson had seen the

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