1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Cito Gaston

Fans Slow to Warm Up to Padres' Youth Kick

Filed under San Diego Padres
July 8, 1969

Winning and attendance have been major problems for the expansionist Padres this season. The problems are directly related. The Padres haven’t been winning because they don’t have the established players to compete in the National League. And a major reason for their modest attendance has been the anonymity of the young, inexperienced club. Buzzie Bavasi

Padre Weak Spot; Top of Bat Order

Filed under San Diego Padres
April 25, 1969

Wanted: Leadoff hitter who can get on base. Apply immediately to Manager Preston Gomez of the San Diego Padres at San Diego Stadium, P.O. 20322, San Diego, Calif. Though their first 17 games – five wins, twelve losses, the Padres have tried three batters in the leadoff spot. Among them – Rafael Robles, Jerry DaVanon

El Birdos Clinch National League Flag!

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 30, 1967

Atlanta – The St. Louis Cardinals celebrated their second National League pennant in four years down in Dixie with an 8-6 triumph over the Atlanta Braves. Tim McCarver sealed the Cards’ pennant drive with a two-run home run, his tenth, in the eighth inning. The roundtripper proved to be the margin of victory as the

Richards Not Hiding Disappointment Over Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
September 22, 1967

Braves’ Vice-President Paul Richards is not hiding his disappointment with his club. As the Braves lost their third straight, scouts representing at least a half-dozen major league clubs were on hand. “Think they’ll see anything they like,” someone asked Richards. “I don’t know,” replied Richards, “but let ’em look. They way we have been playing,

Nicholson Among Braves Call-ups

Filed under Atlanta Braves
September 4, 1967

The Braves called up outfielders Dave Nicholson and Clarence ‘Cito’ Gaston and infielder Angel Hermoso from their Double-A Austin (Texas) affiliate. They are especially anxious to get a look at Nicholson, who always had difficulty making contact with a pitched ball. Big Dave was given a heavy bat to swing at Austin and told to


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