1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Chuck Estrada

Mets Acquire Hendley From Cubs

Filed under New York Mets
June 13, 1967

In a transaction aimed at further bolstering their left-handed pitching, the Mets acquired Bob Hendley, a 28-year-old pitcher, from the Chicago Cubs yesterday. In exchange, the Cubs received Rob Gardner, another left-hander who has been on option to Phoenix in the Pacific Coast League, and a minor league player to be named later. On Saturday,

Estrada Loses No Hitter, Game in Eighth

Filed under New York Mets
May 23, 1967

The misery of the New York Mets continued as even the promise of a no-hitter evaporated into another loss, the twenty-seven setback in thirty-two games this season. Former Met Ron Hunt hit a two-run home run against Chuck Estrada (0-2) to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-1 victory. Estrada revived the former glory

1967 New York Mets Preview

Filed under New York Mets
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The Mets, who broke out of the basement last year and for the first time in their brief career avoided losing 100 games, were a changed looking group from 1966 when this season got under way in spring training. Most celebrated newcomer is Tommy Davis, the ex-Dodger who won the league batting

Durocher Addresses Pitching With Changes

Filed under Chicago Cubs
June 30, 1966

“Pitching is the name of the game” may be a baseball cliche, but that nevertheless doesn’t make it any less true. And Manager Leo Durocher of the Cubs is learning it again – the hard way! The Cubs need strengthening to some extent in every department, but nowhere are they as weak as in pitching.

Bird Seed – April 12, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
April 12, 1965

* The Orioles have given up on pitcher Mike McCormick. The 26 year old right-hander,who was bothered by a sore shoulder during most of his two-year term with the Orioles, was sold to Washington for an 18 year old pitcher named Steve Herman and an estimated $20,000 in cash. Herman was assigned to Stockton (California).

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