1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Watson Joins Long List of Astro Casualties

Filed under Houston Astros
July 30, 1968

When Houston General Manager Spec Richardson got the word about Bob Watson, he shouldn’t have been too surprised. Spec surely was accustomed to hearing the worst by then. Watson suffered torn ligaments in his ankle and bone chips, and will be out six to eight weeks, which was about how long the season had to

New Additions to Astros Roster

Filed under Houston Astros
September 8, 1967

A new scorecard daily is required to recognize the players on the Astros’ roster. Six players reported shortly after the close of their seasons in the minors. They were Ivan Murrell, Bob Watson, Aaron Pointer and Pat House from Oklahoma City (Pacific Coast); Danny Coombs from Amarillo (Texas) and Hal King from Asheville (Carolina). The

Military Service Decimating Astro Roster

Filed under Houston Astros
June 3, 1967

Second baseman Joe Morgan and three other Houston Astro players will leave Sunday for two weeks of training at an Army reserve camp. The other three are left fielder Ron Davis, pitcher Chris Zachary and reserve catcher Dave Adlesh. Rookie outfielder Candy Harris, who has been on the injured list with pulled muscles in his

1967 Houston Astros Preview

Filed under Houston Astros
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The first half of the 1966 season was fun for the Astros and their new manager, Grady Hatton. At the end of June, they were riding along in fifth place, surprise team in the race. Then, things started going the other way. First Joe Morgan, then Jimmy Wynn, suffered crippling injuries. In

Astronotes – April 12, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
April 12, 1965

* Larry Dierker, 18 yr. old righthander from Los Angeles, was called on twice this spring to hold leads for Houston. He succeeded both times. Lefthander Danny Coombs has also been used in tough situations this spring. “I want to give these kids some experience in pitching in these situations,” manager Luman Harris explained. Both


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