1970 Baseball Replay

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

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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

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

1967 Philadelphia Phillies Preview

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: Tough luck hit. Gene Mauch’s forces before spring training started when his great first baseman, Bill White, suffered a torn Achilles tendon in a gymnasium mishap in St. Louis. It robbed Mauch and his associates of some of the enthusiasm a senes deals by general manager John Quinn had generated for a

Aging Phillies May Look to Rebuild

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
August 31, 1966

The Phillies have been hovering around the break-even mark this second half, and many baseball observers claim the Phillies must contend or begin another rebuilding project, because the team is basically an old one. Those observers overlook some important points. It is true that three of the Phillies’ pitchers are over 35, but two of

Giant Jottings – September 6, 1965

Filed under San Francisco Giants
September 6, 1965

* Life has not been a bowl of joy for Giant ace Juan Marichal since August 22. Besides a nine-day suspension and a $1,750 fine for hitting Dodger catcher John Roseboro over the head with a bat, Marichal was been threatened, booed, sued and banned in Los Angeles.Just before his first start following the suspension,

Phillie Fodder – August 15, 1965

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
August 15, 1965

# One of the less publicized members of the Phillies’ cast, but one of more productive hitters, is outfielder Tony Gonzalez. The Cuban has been platooned again this season despite hitting southpaws (.286 and 3 HR’s in 21 at-bats) and righthanders (.288 in 212 at-bats) equally. “I know I’m not going to play every day,

Phillie Fodder – April 12, 1965

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 12, 1965

Pitcher Gary Wagner, a tall 23 year old righthander, and outfielder Bobby Del Greco, a 32 year old veteran, were promoted by the Phillies at the close of spring training. Both had been invited to spring training although on the roster of the Phillies’ top farm club at Arkansas (Coast). Ruben Amaro, who missed most


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