1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bob Bruce

Torre Homers Twice in 8 Run 2d; Braves Hammer Seaver

Filed under Atlanta Braves, New York Mets
May 17, 1967

The second time through the order proved to be the undoing of Mets rookie hurler Tom Seaver as the Atlanta Braves plated eight runs in the second inning of an 11-5 win. New York batted through their order in the first, scoring Seaver three runs as Braves starter Bob Bruce (1-1) struggled early with his

Bruce Denies Former Manager's Accusations

Filed under Atlanta Braves
April 1, 1967

The Braves’ spring training camp, relatively quiet for the most part his year, went the other way recently when pitcher Bob Bruce flared up at something his old Astro boss, Grady Hatton, said. Hatton told writers in the Astros’ camp that Bruce throws a spitter and chews slippery elm to get his moisture. The Astro

1967 Atlanta Braves Preview

Filed under Atlanta Braves

Street & Smith’s: The most significant contract in the Braves’ safe may be the one for the next four years carrying the signature of Paul Richards, the lanky baseball tactician from Waxahachie. It was struck on paper late last year and calls for the former White Sox and Orioles’ manager to function in the triple

1967 Houston Astros Preview

Filed under Houston Astros

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

Astronotes – October 3, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
October 3, 1965

* It was a very disappointing year for the Astros who dropped their 100th game in listless fashion, a 9-0 loss to St. Louis on the final game of the season. It was the worst finish in the short history of the expansion club. Joe Morgan, Jimmy Wynn, and Rusty Staub all did commendable jobs

Astronotes – June 23, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
June 23, 1965

* The Astros’ pitching staff is in a state of flux. Few of the moundsmen know exactly where they stand. That isn’t remarkable because Manager Luman Harris and pitching coach Howie Pollet aren’t sure either. There are 12 pitchers on the roster at the moment and only five of them were there this time a

Phillie Fodder – April 15, 1965

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 15, 1965

* For the last half of the past three seasons, Chris Short has been one of the National League’s most effective pitchers. In 1964, he enjoyed his best season with a total of 17 victories, nine defeats and the league’s third-ranked ERA of 2.20. If some way could be found, observers said, to get the


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