1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Williams Loses No-Hitter, Game in 9th

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 18, 1968

Indians’ veteran hurler Stan Williams stood one out away from pitching the season’s first no-hitter. Cleveland led the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0, by virtue of Williams’ RBI single in the fifth inning. The evening was setting up to be a memorable one in front of small gathering of 5,394 in cavernous Municipal Stadium. A fantastic jump

Menke Lifts Braves Past Astros with 9th Inning HR

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros
April 19, 1967

Denis Menke hit a three-run home run off Houston starter Dave Guisti (0-2) with one out in the ninth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves over the Houston Astros, 4-3. The blast spoiled a fine outing by Guisti who had homered himself to lead off the top of the eighth inning. Guisti struck out eight

Bruce Denies Former Manager's Accusations

Filed under Atlanta Braves
April 1, 1967

The Braves’ spring training camp, relatively quiet for the most part his year, went the other way recently when pitcher Bob Bruce flared up at something his old Astro boss, Grady Hatton, said. Hatton told writers in the Astros’ camp that Bruce throws a spitter and chews slippery elm to get his moisture. The Astro

1967 Houston Astros Preview

Filed under Houston Astros

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 – June 23, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
June 23, 1965

* The Astros’ pitching staff is in a state of flux. Few of the moundsmen know exactly where they stand. That isn’t remarkable because Manager Luman Harris and pitching coach Howie Pollet aren’t sure either. There are 12 pitchers on the roster at the moment and only five of them were there this time a


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