1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Dick Hughes

The Most Painful of Losses

Filed under World Series
October 5, 1968

Oct. 5 – As the sellout crowd filed out of Tiger Stadium, a common thought was shared among the faithful. Their beloved Tigers were surely on their way to a second consecutive championship. Detroit defeated St. Louis, 5-4, in one of the most thrilling and heart breaking of contest in the history of the Fall

Cards Realign Staff With Hughes Shelved

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 9, 1968

One of the biggest questions brought up by the crystal-ball gazers gazers last winter was: Can the Terrific Trio of Dick Hughes, Nelson Briles and Steve Carlton match or even better their combined total of 42 victories for the 1967 Cardinals? Carlton got off to a sizzling start (tepid in comparison to ace Bob Gibson

1967 Awards Announced

Filed under News
October 20, 1967

Most Valuable Player: American League: Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski, Boston. .325, 46 HR, 123 RBI, 11 SB National League: Close race between batting champion Roberto Clemente and RBI king Ron Santo. Rumor has it that a newsletter circulated out Kansas City by an 18-year-old teenager suggested that the writers combine the on-base percentage and

Cash Clouts Tigers Past Cards, 2-1.

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 5, 1967

Detroit, Oct. 5 – Norm Cash continues to add to his legendary status in Detroit. Cash walloped a majestic home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth to lift his Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in the second game of the 1967 World Series. The victory

El Birdos Clinch National League Flag!

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 30, 1967

Atlanta – The St. Louis Cardinals celebrated their second National League pennant in four years down in Dixie with an 8-6 triumph over the Atlanta Braves. Tim McCarver sealed the Cards’ pennant drive with a two-run home run, his tenth, in the eighth inning. The roundtripper proved to be the margin of victory as the

Moves and Non-Moves Led to St. Louis Success

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 1, 1967

As the amazing success story of El Birdos continues into September, Stan Musial could point the finger at many reasons. There were trades made and not made by the Cardinals. There was the shift of Mike Shannon to third base so that another RBI bat could be stuck into the lineup. There was the patient

Cardinals Take Series in San Francisco

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
August 24, 1967

The St. Louis Cardinals extended their lead in the National League to three game with a series victory in San Francisco. The Cardinals took the rubber game of the series with a 4-1 victory over the Giants. Dick Hughes won his 13th game in 20 decisions with a six-hitter. Gaylord Perry (13-11) took the loss

Bucs Hammer All Star Hughes

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
July 12, 1967

The Pittsburgh Pirates snapped Cardinal rookie Dick Hughes from his All-Star dreams with a nine-run first inning as the Bucs cruised to an 11-6 victory to open the season’s second half. Fellow All-Stars Roberto Clemente homered and Gene Alley doubled to highlight the outburst off Hughes. Pittsburgh batted around against the rookie who returned from

Hughes Tour of Duty Ends in St. Louis

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 18, 1967

Perseverance paid another dividend for Dick Hughes, a rangy, 29-year-old Arkansas native who bounced around the bushes for nine years before getting his chance to pitch in the majors. Hughes blanked the Giants, limiting Mays and Company to two hits. The victory lifted his record to 8-2 and lowered his E.R.A. to 2.18, second in


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