1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bobby Bolin

Niekro and His Knuckler No-Hit Giants

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 5, 1969

Knuckleballer Phil Niekro pitched the first no-hitter of the 1969 season as the Atlanta Braves defeated the San Francisco Giants, 5-0, at Candlestick Park before an announced crowd of 15,988 fans. His flutterball combined with the Candlestick winds proved to be an unconquerable foe for the Giant batters. A brisk wind blew in from center

Giant Collapse Squeezes Tight NL Race

Filed under Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants
July 22, 1967

The Chicago Cubs scored seven runs in the eighth inning off a normally reliable San Francisco Giants to lift the Cubs to a 7-4 victory before a raucous crowd of 29,079 fans at Wrigley Field. The loss dropped the Giants into a second-place tie with the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Philadelphia Phillies climbed atop

Giants Sweep But Rivalry Renewed

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
April 30, 1967

The San Francisco Giants paid a visit to Chavez Ravine to renew their rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Times had changed since the clubs last met in September. The Dodgers closed that series with a 15-5 rout over the Giants en route to a world’s championship. The Giants took little consolation that they won

1967 San Francisco Giants Preview

Filed under San Francisco Giants
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The Giants are thinking pennant and don’t care who knows it. This is the way one of their top men sees the 1967 picture: “The team that wins the pennant will have to beat us. The Pirates have been strengthened if Wills still can play a little bit. They score runs and

Giants Rally to Defeat Koufax, 6-5

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
August 26, 1966

The Dodgers remained in control of the National League as they took 3 of 4 from the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals and beat the Atlanta Braves 2 of 3 games during their most recent home stand. The club made the weekend trip up the coast to visit their northern rivals with a five game lead.

Giants Look to Remain Healthy Down Stretch

Filed under San Francisco Giants
August 15, 1966

When asked about a potential magic number for the National League flag, Giants Manager Herman Franks first says that his Big Three – Juan Marichal, Gaylord Perry and Bobby Bolin – will have to work in every fourth-day rotation. “Maybe toward the end,” said Franks, “I might have to ask one of them – or

Bolin Shelved With Ankle Injury

Filed under San Francisco Giants
July 8, 1966

Still plagued by injuries, the Giants placed Bobby Bolin (11-3) on the disabled list, and recalled from Phoenix (Coast) shortstop Bob Schroder and utility man Bob Burda. To make room, the Giants optioned catcher Bob Barton to the PCL Giants. Bolin injured his ankle covering first base on a ground out by Cardinal Curt Flood

Dodgers Take Critical Game at Candlestick

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
June 19, 1966

When we last left the Giants-Dodgers rivalry, Juan Marichal pitched the San Franciscans atop the National League perch with a 2-1 victory on a crisp Sunday afternoon at Candlestick Park. A week later, the Giants took a trip (and not the type of “trip” popular with the San Francisco youth these days) down the coast

Durocher Is a Believer in Holtzman

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 30, 1966

Pitching coach Fred Fitzsimmons had seen the extraordinary reports on Ken Holtzman. Despite a rocky indoctrination to the major leagues last season, Fitzsimmons and Manager Leo Durocher maintained confidence in the young southpaw by making Ken of the Cubs’ 28 players in a trim-down to the Opening Day roster. In connection with a question –

Bruin Briefs – September 6, 1965

Filed under Chicago Cubs
September 6, 1965

* When the winter trade marts open, the Cubs will be seeking help in pitching, catching, and in the outfield. However, they’ll stand pat with their second base combination, which will come as a surprise to some baseball followers. Shortstop Don Kessinger is batting only .181 and second baseman Glenn Beckert is at .244, which

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