1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Denis Menke

Mets Accuse Walker of Fueling Brawl

Filed under Houston Astros, New York Mets
August 8, 1968

Houston, Tex, Aug. 8 (AP) – “If Harry Walker had kept his mouth shut, nothing would have happened,” said Gil Hodges, manager of the New York Mets. Hodges was referring to an eighth inning brawl in Wednesday night’s game between the Mets and Houston Astros. The Astros rallied after the brawl for a 4-3 win,

Dodgers Take Opening Win in St. Louis, 4-1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 20, 1968

Larry Jaster, who no-hit the Dodgers in 1966, got the nod from manager Red Schoendienst for the first time this season as the first place Cardinals and second place Dodgers met in an early National League showdown. The Dodgers take the opening, powering past Cardinals, 4-1. Willie Davis belted a two-run homer in the seventh

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,

Braves Win Brothers' Historic Duel, 3-0

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs
July 4, 1967

The Fourth of July is a celebration of America’s declaration of independence from England, but the date in Atlanta this year was a recollection of the war between brothers. Braves pitcher Phil Niekro (5-2) was faced with younger brother Joe (4-3) as Atlanta hosted the Chicago Cubs for a holiday twi-night doubleheader. But one of

Mathews HR's in Atlanta, But Braves Rally For Victory

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros
June 28, 1967

In a series of turnabouts, Eddie Mathews homered against his former club but it was reliever Claude Raymond earning the win in the Braves’ 6-5 eleven inning triumph over the Houston Astros. In last night’s tilt, former Brave Wade Blasingame defeated his former club. Rusty Staub paced the Astro attack early with a two-run home

Sweet Lou's Blast Lifts LA

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 27, 1967

Lou Johnson belted a two-run home run in the eighth inning to give the Dodgers their second consecutive comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves, 3-2. Johnson’s blast made a winner of Claude Osteen (2-2), and Phil Regan closed out the ninth for his second save. Johnson spoiled another fine outing by Atlanta starter Denny LeMaster

Dodgers Rally Past Braves in Twelve

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 26, 1967

Los Angeles – Jim Hickman hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the 12th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Hickman’s single gave the Dodgers their only lead of the game and it was just in time as the Dodgers rallied from behind to force extra

Killer Socks Twins Into First

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 21, 1967

Harmon Killebrew hit a pair of home runs as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers, 6-4, to settle into a three-way tie atop the American League standings with the Tigers and the surprising Washington Senators. Killebrew, who leads the junior circuit in home runs and RBI, drove in four of the Twins’ runs, all

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

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