1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Darold Knowles

Nats Keep Buffalo Shuttle Service Busy

Filed under Washington Senators
July 25, 1968

“Shuffle off to Buffalo” was a catchy tune some years ago, but it definitely is not on the Senators’ hit parade. Just about the time the players think they have it made in the majors for the rest of the season, they’re handed a ticket to the International League club. There’s been so much turnover

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Killebrew, Shamsky Named Players of the Week

Filed under Minnesota Twins, New York Mets
April 22, 1968

Minnesota slugger Harmon Killebrew, no stranger to springtime laurels, was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 21. Killebrew batted .318 with five home runs and ten RBI on the week. Killebrew won Player of the Month honors in April and May during the 1967 season. In the National League,

Senator Quartet Slated for Military Duty

Filed under Washington Senators
May 18, 1967

Four players, pitchers Pete Richert and Darold Knowles and infielders Ed Brinkman and Bob Saverine, are slated for two weeks of Army duty this summer. Ordinarily, the players “pull” their duty in the off season, but there has been such a hue and cry in Congress about athletes getting special privileges that the players will

1967 Philadelphia Phillies Preview

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: Tough luck hit. Gene Mauch’s forces before spring training started when his great first baseman, Bill White, suffered a torn Achilles tendon in a gymnasium mishap in St. Louis. It robbed Mauch and his associates of some of the enthusiasm a senes deals by general manager John Quinn had generated for a

1967 Washington Senators Preview

Filed under Washington Senators

Street & Smith’s: It’s been 20 years since the Washington Senators experienced the heady prosperity of finishing in the first division. It may not happen this year, either, but you better believe the Senators are getting there. It’s a certainty the once downtrodden Senators no longer are going to droop through their daily occupation looking

Phils Acquire Two Veteran Pitchers for Trio of Rookies

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 21, 1966

The Phillies acquired starting pitchers Larry Jackson and Bob Buhl from Chicago in exchange for outfielder Adolfo Phillips, OF/1B John Herrnstein and pitcher Ferguson Jenkins. The Phillies had made it know they were looking to acquire another starter to go with Jim Bunning, Chris Short, and Ray Culp. Now they came up with two experienced

Bird Seed – September 6, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
September 6, 1965

Oriole shortstop Luis Aparicio came down with the mumps midway through the long road trip, and was sent back to Baltimore to convalesce. With Aparicio gone, Bob Johnson took over at shortstop. Within 24 hours, however, help arrived from Elmira (Eastern). Mark Belanger, who was hitting .237 as Elmira’s shortstop and leading the Eastern League

Bird Seed – May 5, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
May 5, 1965

Robin Roberts notched his 275th career win in a 12-7 win at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, May 2. Roberts gave up three early runs, but was bailed out by the Oriole offense until tiring in the seventh. He was not as sharp as previous outings, having gone the distance in his first three starts, including

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