1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bo Belinsky

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

Belinsky Hopes to Stay in Houston's Cards

Filed under Houston Astros
September 15, 1967

“It looks like the luck is running against both of us this year,” Bo Belinsky, the lefthanded pitcher, said to Grady Hatton, who manages the Astros. It doesn’t make any difference what game it was. Bo would have had a number of opportunities to work the comment n this year. “Bo is fascinated by luck,”

Mays Enduring Longest Season

Filed under San Francisco Giants
July 31, 1967

Sitting there in the Giant clubhouse in Candlestick Park, Willie Mays looked old and sick. His eyes were like road maps—Route 1 from San Francisco to Santa Cruz—and the circles beneath them said that Willie does not sleep too well at night anymore. His voice was somewhat muffled and restrained—the vigorous “Say hey” is only

Giant Collapse Squeezes Tight NL Race

Filed under Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants
July 22, 1967

The Chicago Cubs scored seven runs in the eighth inning off a normally reliable San Francisco Giants to lift the Cubs to a 7-4 victory before a raucous crowd of 29,079 fans at Wrigley Field. The loss dropped the Giants into a second-place tie with the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Philadelphia Phillies climbed atop

McGlothlin Hurls No-Hitter Against Athletics, 6-0

Filed under California Angels
May 16, 1967

The fantastic spring of California Angel pitcher Jim McGlothlin continues toward the summer months. McGlothlin pitched a no-hitter, the second in franchise history, against the Kansas City Athletics, 6-0, in front of 4,793 at Municipal Stadium. The incomparable Bo Belinsky no-hit the Orioles on May 5, 1962. McGlothlin received early run support from his teammates

1967 Houston Astros Preview

Filed under Houston Astros
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The first half of the 1966 season was fun for the Astros and their new manager, Grady Hatton. At the end of June, they were riding along in fifth place, surprise team in the race. Then, things started going the other way. First Joe Morgan, then Jimmy Wynn, suffered crippling injuries. In

Phillie Fodder – May 5, 1965

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
May 5, 1965

* The Dick Stuart bubble burst with a bang in Milwaukee on May 2 when Manager Gene Mauch announced that he was benching the big slugger for a while. The Phillies’ pilot, one of Stuart’s biggest boosters since the club made the trade for him last November, had watched the slugger’s batting average sink to

Koufax’s Record Return

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies
April 18, 1965

Philadelphia, Apr 18 – Despite having pitched only three innings in the last three weeks, Sandy Koufax went the distance today in Philadelphia and erased all doubts as to his mastery on the mound. Koufax tied his major-league record of 18 strikeouts, and finished in style recording the final three strikeouts on only nine pitches,

Angel Angles – April 12, 1965

Filed under California Angels
April 12, 1965

Four players acquired over the winter by GM Fred Haney have opened the eyes of manager Bill Rigney this spring. The Halos re-acquired Vic Power after trading him to Philadelphia during the stretch drive last season, and received P Marcelino Lopez as part of that trade. Haney then shipped Jack Hiatt to San Francisco for

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