1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Chuck Hiller

Phillies Go Extras to Retake NL Lead

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
July 31, 1967

The Philadelphia Phillies took a half game lead in the National League pennant race by emerging from nineteen-inning marathon with a 6-5 victory before 18,442 at Dodger Stadium. It appeared the game would have no end as both clubs emptied their bullpens, combined for eight errors, and stranded a total thirty-three runners on base. Finally

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,

Mets Riddled With Injuries

Filed under New York Mets
June 6, 1967

The floundering Mets, who have lost six consecutive games on their current road trip that continues tonight in Pittsburgh with a twilight-night doubleheader against the Pirates, hope to get some long-range assistance in the major league free agent draft today at the Americana Hotel. But quicker relief is needed for the manpower-short Mets, who are

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

Bertell Stuns Dodgers in Tense Contest

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
August 19, 1965

The Dodgers travel up the coast to face the rival Giants in a four-game set at Candlestick Park. This series has been marked on the calendar for weeks by Giant fans after their club surged up the standings in early August. Both clubs may have been guilty of looking ahead after two setbacks yesterday. Jim

Met Memos – May 15, 1965

Filed under New York Mets
May 15, 1965

* The Mets’ hopes to escape the National League cellar for the first time in their four seasons of existence were dealt a severe blow with the shoulder separation suffered by Ron Hunt, their All-Star second baseman and team spark. Hunt sustained the injury in a collision with pitcher Bob Gibson of the Cardinals on

Giant Jottings – May 15, 1965

Filed under San Francisco Giants

* The Giants have been treading water in the National League race in part to bad bull pen karma of late. The team has seven blown saves in nine opportunities. A case in point: the May 14 game versus Houston with two outs in the tenth inning, reliever Bobby Bolin strikes out Bob Aspromonte with

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