1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bob Shaw

Cubs Arm For Next Season

Filed under Chicago Cubs
August 30, 1967

When the Cubs assemble in Scottsdale, Ariz. next spring, they’ll have the most promising staff of strong-armed youngsters in baseball with a “Big Four” of Fergie Jenkins, Ken Holtzman, Rich Nye, and Joe Niekro, all of them ranging in ages from 21 to 23. However, pitching happens to be the most unpredictable commodity in baseball.

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

1967 New York Mets Preview

Filed under New York Mets
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The Mets, who broke out of the basement last year and for the first time in their brief career avoided losing 100 games, were a changed looking group from 1966 when this season got under way in spring training. Most celebrated newcomer is Tommy Davis, the ex-Dodger who won the league batting

Smoke Signals – August 15, 1965

Filed under Atlanta Braves
August 15, 1965

* The Braves put on a demonstration, July 30, which they felt proved any National League pitcher can throw the illegal spitball without any interference from the umpires. Bob Shaw of the Giants beat his old club, 2-0, and along the way, the Braves got the idea he was throwing a few spitters. Manager Bobby

Giant Jottings – May 31, 1965

Filed under San Francisco Giants
May 31, 1965

* Despite his fielding troubles at third, Jim Ray Hart’s bat grabbed enough attention to garner Player of the Month honors for May. The 23 year-old third sacker batted .363, hit 7 HR’s, and led the majors with 33 RBI for the month. Hart joins teammate Willie Mays who grabbed the award last month with

Giant Jottings – April 15, 1965

Filed under San Francisco Giants
April 15, 1965

* Frank Linzy and Bob Shaw have been outstanding out of the Giants pen in the first three games. The bullpen was the biggest problem facing the Giants when they went to camp this spring. No new pitches were added. In fact, one arm was lost when Masanori Marakami failed to report, leaving the club


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