1970 Baseball Replay

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

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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,

Cards Reinforce Pennant Bid With Flyhawk Davis

Filed under Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals
June 15, 1968

The telephone company and the telegraph company are sure to keep Bing Devine high on their Christmas card list. Not content to sit tight with a pennant winner from last season, the Cardinals general manager kept in close touch, as usual, with the nine other N.L. clubs as the June 15 trading deadline approached. The

Harper Out With Wrist Injury

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 29, 1967

The Reds, making a determined run for the pennant, received a jolt when they learned that right fielder Tommy Harper would be lost for an indefinite period as the result of a fractured right wrist. Manager Dave Bristol immediately put Harper, who was batting .252, on the disabled list. This means he will be out

1967 Cincinnati Reds Preview

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: From redhot pennant contenders of two years ago to a somewhat drastically shaken up club. That’s the sad story of the Reds. It all started when owner Bill DeWitt traded Frank Robinson for Baltimore’s Milt Pappas. Before the year was over, DeWitt had sold the ball club. In between, his new manager,

Reds Turn Season Around Under Bristol

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
August 15, 1966

Dave Bristol has righted the Reds’ ship, and with the club’s current six game winning streak, the Reds stand only three games under the .500 mark for the first time since May 1. Back on July 14 when Bristol took over, the Reds, picked by many to win the pennant in pre-season pools, were in

Reds Knock Dodgers From First

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 30, 1966

Don Pavletich doubled home two runs in the tenth inning at Dodger Stadium to defeat Los Angeles, 5-2, before an announced crowd of 44,594. The Reds were able to take advantage of a rare off-day by Dodger fireman Ron Perranoski who took the loss. Pete Rose greeted Perranoski to open the tenth with a ringing

Angel Angles – October 3, 1965

Filed under California Angels
October 3, 1965

* Fred Haney recently cited the Angels’ desperate need for consistent hitting. What he meant was hitting, period. While winning 76 games and losing 86, the Angels scored only 569 runs, second lowest in the junior circuit, for an average of 3.5 runs per game. In an area famed for its movie-land divorces, the Angels’


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