1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Bobby Bonds

Two Rico's Named Batters of Month

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Uncategorized
October 3, 1969

The Atlanta Braves climbed on the backs of their NL West brethren during the month of September to win the division, and the Big Man who led the way was Rico Carty who batted a sizzling .481 for the month. Carty slugged 8 home runs and drove in 28 as the Braves went 21-6 during

Two Rico’s Named Batters of Month

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox

The Atlanta Braves climbed on the backs of their NL West brethren during the month of September to win the division, and the Big Man who led the way was Rico Carty who batted a sizzling .481 for the month. Carty slugged 8 home runs and drove in 28 as the Braves went 21-6 during

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

Mets' Losing Past Nipping at Their Heels

Filed under New York Mets
August 9, 1968

This season, Manager Gil Hodges brought change on-the-field and in-the-clubhouse to the New York Mets. The club is playing big league ball, shedding its Lovable Losers persona from its expansion days. But even the best makeover attempts can hide every imperfection. The club left New York for a final trip west with its record at

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Three Giant HR's Hand Gibson Third Loss

Filed under San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 6, 1968

The San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-0, on the bats of Willie McCovey, Jim Ray Hart, and rookie Bobby Bonds. On consecutive pitches in the second inning, McCovey and Hart homered off Cardinal starter Bob Gibson (15-3). In the seventh, Bonds added a two-run clout, the first of his major league career.

Giants Call On Bonds To Perk Up Lineup

Filed under San Francisco Giants
June 25, 1968

The San Francisco Giants dipped into their well-heeled minor league system shortly before the All-Star Break and came up with outfielder Bobby Bonds and infielder Bob Schroder. The Giants made room for Schroder by selling 41-year-old relief pitcher Bill Henry to the Pirates in a straight cash deal believed to be about $25,000. Bonds paid


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