1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Dal Maxvill

The Most Painful of Losses

Filed under World Series
October 5, 1968

Oct. 5 – As the sellout crowd filed out of Tiger Stadium, a common thought was shared among the faithful. Their beloved Tigers were surely on their way to a second consecutive championship. Detroit defeated St. Louis, 5-4, in one of the most thrilling and heart breaking of contest in the history of the Fall

McLain Leads Tigers to Opening Win

Filed under World Series
October 2, 1968

St. Louis, Oct. 2 – The sellout crowd of 54,692 at Busch Stadium and national television audience expected a showdown on the mound by the aces of the Series, St. Louis’ Bob Gibson and Detroit’s Denny McLain. But, McLain surprised them all with a three-hit performance at the plate, including a double in the seventh

Gibson No-Hits Giants in DH Split

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 6, 1968

The game began in a cascade of boos, and ended in a tidal wave of cheers. St. Louis’ Bob Gibson threw the second no-hitter of the 1968 campaign with a 3-0 victory in a critical series opener before an announced crowd of 46,550 at Busch Stadium. The sellout crowd booed Giants manager Herman Franks and

Cards Rally For Gibson's Twelfth

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 11, 1968

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Atlanta Braves, 5-2, as a pair of errors in the late innings by Braves second baseman Felix Millan allowed the Cardinals to rally for starter Bob Gibson’s twelfth victory in thirteen decisions. Gibson scored the go-ahead run with two outs in the seventh as Millan misplayed a grounder off

Lolich, Tigers Shut Down Cardinals, 2-1.

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 7, 1967

St. Louis, Oct. 7 – The change of scenery in the World Series did not bring a different result. The Detroit Tigers continued to hold the advantage over the St. Louis Cardinals with their third consecutive one-run victory in the 1967 World Series. The clubs committed five errors in the game, but the Tigers were

Extra Inning Thriller in Opener!

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 4, 1967

Detroit, Oct. 4 – If the remaining games of this Series match the drama of the opener, America should prepare for one of the greatest Fall Classics ever. The unfolding storyline twisted and turned every inning where potential goats turned heroes and heroes became goats. The St. Louis Cardinals drew first blood due the first

1967 World Series Preview

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 3, 1967

After all the hand-wringing in New England, the fact remains that it is the Detroit Tigers, not the Boston Red Sox, facing the St. Louis Cardinals in the latest edition of the World Series. The Cardinals are the favorites, but most experts do not predict any easy ride for the Redbirds. These two clubs ranked

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

Maxvill Key to Cardinal Success

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 13, 1967

Just before the trading deadline last June 15, several Cardinals decided to play a little joke on Dal Maxvill. They removed the shortstop’s uniforms and gear from his stall in the visitor’s clubhouse at Forbes Field and packed his personal belongings in a bag. On the floor of the locker were uniform letters that spelled


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