1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Hawk Nests In Boston; Trade May Be Nullified

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
April 20, 1969

Slugging Ken Harrelson, stunned and shaken by a trade which he claimed would cost him up to $750,000 in lost business opportunities, retired from baseball at the age of 27 yesterday rather than report from the Boston Red Sox to the Cleveland Indians. The long haired “Hawk”, who captivated the city of Boston with his

Mays' Two Homers Highlight Opening Day

Filed under San Francisco Giants
April 10, 1968

Willie Mays belted a pair of home runs against Tom Seaver and the New York Mets to lead the Giants to a 4-1 Opening Day triumph. Last season cast doubt on the San Francisco slugger. Illness cut into Mays’ season, and Willie played in the fewest games and hit the fewest home runs than in

Jaster Blanks Phils; Then Cards Romp to DH Sweep

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 25, 1967

The St. Louis Cardinals extended their win streak to ten games with a doubleheader home sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. The sweep pushed the Redbirds past the Phillies for second place in the National League. St. Louis is two and a half game behind Cincinnati. The opener was a tight 1-0 shutout victory by Cardinal

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 Chicago Cubs Preview

Filed under Chicago Cubs

Street & Smith’s: “That first half of the 1966 season didn’t count,” Says Leo Durocher, the man surprisingly tapped a year ago by the second division weary Cubs to bring back the glory days. They had won only 28 and lost 55 at the All-Star break. They rallied in the second half somewhat, winning 30

Durocher Addresses Pitching With Changes

Filed under Chicago Cubs
June 30, 1966

“Pitching is the name of the game” may be a baseball cliche, but that nevertheless doesn’t make it any less true. And Manager Leo Durocher of the Cubs is learning it again – the hard way! The Cubs need strengthening to some extent in every department, but nowhere are they as weak as in pitching.

Bruin Briefs – April 12, 1965

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 12, 1965

* The Cubs kept on strengthening their bullpen during the final days of spring training. They acquired Bob Humphreys from the Cardinals in exchange for two minor league players and on the final day of spring training purchased Ted Abernathy from the Indians. A third reliever, Bill Faul, was acquired from the Tigers. “I’m hoping


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