1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Billy McCool

Reds Acquire Jake Wood From Detroit

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
June 23, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds today acquired veteran infielder Jake Wood from the Detroit Tigers’ Toledo, Ohio farm club for an undisclosed price and a minor league player to be named at the end of the season. Reds’ General Manager Bob Howsam said Wood was bought because of the recent rash of injuries. Shortstop Leo Cardenas, pitcher

Reds Bullpen Concerns Unfounded

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 14, 1967

During spring training, relief pitching loomed as Bristol’s No. 1 headache. “Today,” said General Manger Bob Howsam, “it would be a problem finding a spot for Teddy Davidson if he were ready to pitch.” Davidson was one of the Reds’ most efficient relief flingers last year. And when Billy McCool moved into the starting rotation

Behind The Bold Red Uprising In Cincinnati

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 30, 1967

We’re a 25-man team now. Look. Tonight Vada Pinson can’t play because he pulled a muscle in his hip. Tommy Harper moves over to center field, and Floyd Robinson plays right. Keep your eye on Robby. He has worked like hell to get ready to help. On days off he’d go out to the ball

Cincinnati's Flamethrowers

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 21, 1967

Red catcher Johnny Edwards calls them the “flame throwers”. “And brother,” chimes in Jimmie Coker, “when they’re pitching, those hitters really see some white heat.” The two Red catchers were referring to Jim Maloney, Billy McCool, Gary Nolan and Mel Queen. Maloney and McCool need no introductions, but Nolan and Queen might. They’re newcomers to

1967 Cincinnati Reds Preview

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: From redhot pennant contenders of two years ago to a somewhat drastically shaken up club. That’s the sad story of the Reds. It all started when owner Bill DeWitt traded Frank Robinson for Baltimore’s Milt Pappas. Before the year was over, DeWitt had sold the ball club. In between, his new manager,

Reds Call Up No. 1 Pick Nolan

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
July 1, 1966

Pitcher Gary Nolan, the Reds’ No. 1 choice in the free-agent draft, joined the club in Houston and accompanied the team on the western swing. He’s an 18-year-old 6-3, 190-pound right hander from Oroville, Calif., who received “one of the highest bonuses” ever paid a pitcher by the Reds – a reported $50,000. “The kid

Reds Pitching Staff Implodes Again

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
June 21, 1966

The Cincinnati staff is getting torched AGAIN! Pirates lead 14-2 through five and a half. Hank Fischer started and allowed seven runs, four earned, in less than two innings. Billy McCool was brought in to restore order, and did so, until allowing two runs in the fifth. Darrell Osteen was summoned with the bases loaded


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