1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bob Veale

Callison Is Kryptonite to Elroy Face

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates
June 30, 1968

On a scorching hot day in Philadelphia, Pirate starter Bob Veale blanks the Phils through eight innings. Maury Wills led the game off with a triple, and scored on Gene Alley’s sacrifice fly to give Veale a quick one-run lead. Roberto Clemente homered in the fourth to double the lead. It marked the second consecutive

Yaz breaks up rookie Bahnsen's no-hitter in the ninth; Yanks win 3-0

Filed under New York Yankees
May 10, 1968

In his eighth career starter, New York’s Stan Bahnsen no-hit the Boston Red Sox through twenty-five outs. Bahnsen battled Boston starter Gary Waslewski for six plus innings until Gene Michael plated Tom Tresh with a single through the hole at short. Bahnsen received two insurance runs in the eighth with a two-run single by catcher

Pair of Jose Homers Nip Halos in 11; Tribe extends AL lead

Filed under Cleveland Indians
April 30, 1968

The Cleveland Indians defeated the California Angels in eleven innings, 2-1, on two solo home runs by pinch-hitter Jose Vidal and Jose Cardenal. Vidal’s blast, his second of the season and both hit in a pinch-hitting role, tied the game in the eighth inning. Cardenal led off the bottom of the eleventh with his third

Jarvis Wins 10th with Three-Hit Shuout

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 25, 1967

It finally hit the Braves’ Pat Jarvis. He’s a good pitcher. He belongs in the major leagues. The realization came after Jarvis threw a three-hit 1-0 shutout at the Reds in Atlanta Stadium to win a torrid duel from Gary Nolan. “I have to say I’m as good as Jim Maloney, Bob Veale, Chris Short

Bucs Blast Cubs Before and After Rain, 20-5

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates
April 16, 1967

The league’s most dangerous lineup erupted for the most runs scored by a major league club in over two years as the Pittsburgh Pirates trounced the Chicago Cubs, 20-5. The Cubs jumped out to a three-run lead off Pirate starter Bob Veale (2-0), but the Bucs responded with five runs in the bottom half off

Pirates' Veale Blanks Mets, 1-0

Filed under New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates
April 11, 1967

Pirates starter Bob Veale (1-0) shut out the Mets as Pittsburgh defeated the Mets, 1-0, before an Opening Day crowd of 31,510 at Shea Stadium. Veale scattered five hits, and snuffed the only Met threat in the second inning with a pair of strikeouts. Two other Met base-runners in the game were erased on double

Santo Finds Green Weenie A Charm

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates
September 2, 1966

Ron Santo, the Cubs’ All-Star third baseman, attempted to put the hex on the Pirates when he stepped into the batter’s box in the first inning and pointed a “green weenie” at Pitcher Bob Veale. The “green weenie” is the Pirates’ luck charm. It drew national attention as the Pirates surged in July with 12

Rookie Millan Impresses

Filed under Atlanta Braves
June 10, 1966

Second baseman Felix Millan continues to do an impressive job and isn’t awed by major pitching. The first time he faced the Pirates’ hard-throwing Bob Veale, Millan singled home Mack Jones with a game-tying run in an 8-1 victory. The game also marked a successful comeback by Ken Johnson, who has been bothered by tendinitis

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