1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Aaron Reaches 500 Milestone

Filed under Atlanta Braves
May 14, 1969

The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 3-1 as slugger Henry Aaron hammered career home run number 500 off Mets’ starter Tom Seaver in a three-run third inning. The home run was the seventh of the season for the 35-year-old Alabama native. With the clout, Aaron becomes the eighth member of baseball’s 500 home

Dodgers Take Opening Win in St. Louis, 4-1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 20, 1968

Larry Jaster, who no-hit the Dodgers in 1966, got the nod from manager Red Schoendienst for the first time this season as the first place Cardinals and second place Dodgers met in an early National League showdown. The Dodgers take the opening, powering past Cardinals, 4-1. Willie Davis belted a two-run homer in the seventh

Yanks’ Kosco tabbed AL Player of the Week; Hart, Gibson split NL honors

Filed under New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
May 13, 1968

Cardinal pitcher Bob Gibson pitched a pair of shutouts but that wasn’t enough to capture the National League Player of the Week award outright for the week ending May 12. Giants outfielder Jim Ray Hart was named co-Player of the Week by driving in 12 runs with two home runs and batting .421. This is

Giles Rules in Spitball Flare-up at Shea Stadium

Filed under New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies
May 3, 1968

Warren Giles, president of the National League, stepped into the uproar over the controversial “spitball rule” today and that a pitcher should not be charged with a ball for wetting his hand while warming up. Giles issued new instructions to his league’s five umpire crews after Umpire Ed Vargo tossed Philadelphia pitcher John Boozer out

McPhail Continues to Seek Improvement For Bombers

Filed under New York Yankees
September 1, 1967

Like any good poker player, Lee MacPhail operates behind an inscrutable face that never reveals his feelings or plans or gives any hint as to what might come next. The Yankees’ general manager, who has already built a pennant winner in Baltimore, learned a lot of baseball from his dad, Larry, but operates in a

Williams Holds Tough Despite Setbacks

Filed under Boston Red Sox
May 14, 1967

The honeymoon ended rather early. The first signs of strife in the marriage between rookie manager Dick Williams and the Red Sox have appeared. It seems inevitable that Red Sox managers have trouble, but the problems Williams faced arrived earlier than most. A broken bone in the right hand of George Thomas…injury and paperwork demotion

1967 Boston Red Sox Preview

Filed under Boston Red Sox
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: At 37 years of- age, Dick Williams is optimistic, enthusiastic and completely nonplussed about his new job of managing the Boston Red Sox, It also might be added that Williams is extremely capable. These are big plusses for the new head man in Fenway Park. And he will need them, and maybe

Bosox Bunts – October 3, 1965

Filed under Boston Red Sox
October 3, 1965

* It didn’t take the new regime in Boston long to make a big move. And when the new regime of Dick O’Connell and Billy Herman made the move, it was aimed at one thing only: D-E-F-E-N-S-E. Practically on the eve of the World Series, the Red Sox announced they had traded righthanded pitcher Bill


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