1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Chuck Hinton

Halos' Clark One Strike From No-Hitter

Filed under California Angels
May 30, 1968

Rickey Clark was picked up by the California Angels in the winter waiver draft back in 1966. Clark was signed off the Tigers roster for $25,000, and to date, has provided the Angels with a marginal return on the investment. Clark has been an average major league pitcher. That is until he faces his former

Etchebarren Saves O's From Sweep; Birds Retake Perch

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians
June 30, 1967

After a 2-0 blanking by Indians hurler Steve Hargan, the Baltimore Orioles found themselves in more trouble down five runs in the nightcap. But the Orioles rallied without any assistance from their guests and defeated Cleveland, 7-5. Sam Bowens hit a two-run pinch-hit triple in the bottom of the fifth to get the Birds on

Jackson Wins Game in Debut

Filed under Oakland Athletics
June 9, 1967

Reggie Jackson, Kansas City’s 20-year-old first round selection in last year’s draft, stepped into the batter’s box against one of baseball’s finest southpaw hurlers. On this sultry Midwestern afternoon, the left-handed Jackson, fresh from Birmingham, was facing the toughest of tests against McDowell, called by many as the Sandy Koufax of the American League. In

Nats Expect to Trim Trio at First

Filed under Washington Senators
April 21, 1967

The old vaudeville gag about “Who’s on First?” has a counterpart on the Senators. Three Men on a Horse probably would be a better title for the battle among Bob Chance, Ken Harrleson and Dick Nen for the right to represent the Senators at first base. As C-Day (cutdown) approaches, all three earnest applicants for

Vets Colavito and Wagner In Spring Competition

Filed under Cleveland Indians
April 1, 1967

Two long-time Indian and American League stars are waging an all out duel for regular status for the first time in their major league careers. They’re Rocky Colavito and Leon Wagner, who suddenly have found themselves in nose-to-nose competition. The threat of being platooned hangs over their hands. Evidently, Manager Joe Adcock has decided the

Horton Hits for Cycle in Extra Inning Win

Filed under Detroit Tigers
July 23, 1966

Willie Horton hit for the cycle before a national television audience in a wild 11-8 extra-inning affair in Cleveland. It was a game Detroit perhaps had no right to win as the Bengal infield committed five errors in the game. Horton tied the score at eight in the ninth with a RBI triple and scoring

Hinton Emergency Backstop as Crandall Sidelined

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 18, 1966

Chuck Hinton has been catching in batting practice in the event anything happens to the Indians’ two able-bodied receivers, Joe Azcue and rookie Buddy Booker. The latter made his first major league start on June 18 and delivered a three-run homer in the ninth inning. Del Crandall has been sidelined with a broken finger and

Pedro Gonzalez Attacks Sherry; Suspended For Season

Filed under Cleveland Indians
September 20, 1965

The Detroit Tigers defeated the Cleveland Indians, 4-1, in a game marred by a brawl in the sixth inning initiated by an attack by Cleveland’s Pedro Gonzalez on relief pitcher Larry Sherry. American League President Joe Cronin announced Gonzalez has been fined $500 and suspended for the remainder of the season. After a disputed double

Nat Notes – July 11, 1965

Filed under Washington Senators
July 11, 1965

First Half MVP: Ken McMullen, .259, 11 HR, 44 R, 33 RBI Washington’s most consistent player of the first half. Impact Rookie: Dick Nen, .440, 0 HR, 3 RBI The only rookie on the Nats’ roster was called up last week. First Half Surprise: Ken McMullen Many expected Frank Howard to lead the club in

Tribe Tidbits – May 15, 1965

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 15, 1965

* Fred Whitfield, affectionately known as “Wingy” to his Indian teammates, hurt his back and suddenly became the hottest hitter in the American League. The Tribe first baseman pulled a muscle during infield practice and couldn’t even pick up a bat, let alone swing one, for three days. Manager Birdie Tebbetts rushed Whitfield back into


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