1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Buford's Blast Sends Birds to Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, Uncategorized
October 6, 1969

Don Buford hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to send the Baltimore Orioles to their second trip to the World Series in four years with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the best-of-5 series against the Western Division champion Twins. Jim Palmer worked out of trouble and limited

Buford’s Blast Sends Birds to Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins

Don Buford hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to send the Baltimore Orioles to their second trip to the World Series in four years with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the best-of-5 series against the Western Division champion Twins. Jim Palmer worked out of trouble and limited

McCovey Breaks Fifteen Inning Scoring Silence

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants
June 5, 1968

Nearly five years ago, a crowd of 15,921 gathered on a Tuesday evening at Candlestick Park to witness what later was described as one of the greatest pitching performances in baseball’s modern era. On that night, Warren Spahn of the Braves and Juan Marichal of the Giants locked into a sixteen inning scoreless duel that

Braves Acquire Uecker in Catcher Swap

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies
June 6, 1967

The Philadelphia Phillies tonight traded catcher Bob Uecker to the Atlanta Braves for catcher Gene Oliver. General Manager John Quinn said the trade of the two 32-year receivers was completed in New York at today’s free-agent draft. Uecker, who came to the Phillies in 1965 along with Bill White and Dick Groat from St. Louis,

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 Baltimore Orioles Preview

Filed under Baltimore Orioles

Street & Smith’s: It ought to be fairly obvious to one and all that the Birds of Baltimore are ready to take off on another pennant journey. In addition to what was good enough to top the American League last season, the Orioles are ready to reap the best crop of rookie talent the league

Dodgers Rally to Take Crown

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 13, 1966

Walter Alston walked out of his office at Dodger Stadium and into the clubhouse. Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax were sitting in front of Koufax’s locker. Both players turned to look at Alston, and the manager flipped a baseball toward Koufax, turned, and walked away. The decision was made. There would be no explanations or

Howard, Sox Trip Birds, 3-1.

Filed under Chicago White Sox
September 18, 1966

Bruce Howard (12-3) and Bob Locker combined on an eight-hitter as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 3-1. Despite the loss, the Orioles’ magic number was reduced to seven by virtue of the Yankees’ 2-1 win over the Twins on Bobby Richardson Day at the Stadium. Baltimore failed to get the key hit


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