1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bob Johnson

With Clay in Bullpen, Reds Sigh With Relief

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
August 25, 1968

Milt Pappas and Tony Cloninger grabbed the headlines when the Reds and Braves made a six-player swap back on June 11. The tag-end of the stories recounting the trade told that, in addition to Cloninger, the Reds also obtained pitcher Clay Carroll and infielder Woody Woodward, and that infielder Bob Johnson and pitcher Ted Davidson

Koosman No-Hits Thru 9; Mets Win in 12

Filed under New York Mets
July 31, 1968

In a season when pitching has been so dominant, no-hitters and perfect games have been hard to come by. Mets’ rookie sensation Jerry Koosman (12-7) was nearly pitching perfection over the course of nine innings against the Atlanta Braves, but his Met teammates were unable to provide the Minnesotan with any support. Finally with one

Pappas Not Surprised By Six-Player Deal

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
June 11, 1968

The trade did not surprise Milt Pappas. Only a few days before the veteran righthander was swapped to Atlanta in a six-player transaction, he had predicted he soon would be wearing a Braves’ uniform. However, Reds General Manager Bob Howsam, in making the announcement of the trade, denied Pappas’ controversial role as Reds’ player representative

Killebrew, Shamsky Named Players of the Week

Filed under Minnesota Twins, New York Mets
April 22, 1968

Minnesota slugger Harmon Killebrew, no stranger to springtime laurels, was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 21. Killebrew batted .318 with five home runs and ten RBI on the week. Killebrew won Player of the Month honors in April and May during the 1967 season. In the National League,

Dodgers Rally to Take Crown

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 13, 1966

Walter Alston walked out of his office at Dodger Stadium and into the clubhouse. Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax were sitting in front of Koufax’s locker. Both players turned to look at Alston, and the manager flipped a baseball toward Koufax, turned, and walked away. The decision was made. There would be no explanations or

Osteen Shuts Down Orioles; Series Tied

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 12, 1966

Los Angeles, Oct. 12 (AP) – Claude Osteen and the Los Angeles Dodgers force a seventh game of the World Series with a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Osteen scattered six hits and was supported by excellent defense while going the distance for the Game Six win. For the fourth consecutive game, the Dodgers

Bird Seed – September 6, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
September 6, 1965

Oriole shortstop Luis Aparicio came down with the mumps midway through the long road trip, and was sent back to Baltimore to convalesce. With Aparicio gone, Bob Johnson took over at shortstop. Within 24 hours, however, help arrived from Elmira (Eastern). Mark Belanger, who was hitting .237 as Elmira’s shortstop and leading the Eastern League

Birds Back in Business

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
July 31, 1965

Should his Minnesota Twins fall short of their American League pennant dreams, Manager Sam Mele will look no further than his team’s inability to defeat their closest rival, the Baltimore Orioles. The Twins have a losing record against only one team this season, 3-8 against the Birds. The two teams had battled even until the

O’s Rally To Cling to AL Lead

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
May 31, 1965

Baltimore, May 31 – The Baltimore Orioles maintained their half-game lead over the Chicago White Sox in dramatic fashion with a comeback win in the finale of a double-header with the Minnesota Twins before 21,289 fans at Memorial Stadium. In the lidlifter, Jim Kaat breezed through the Oriole lineup in route to a 3-0 three-hit


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