1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Dick Tracewski

Tigers Erupt Against John's No-Hit Bid

Filed under Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers
June 30, 1968

On a Sunday afternoon at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull, White Sox All Star pitcher Tommy John carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning. It appeared the Chicago White Sox would avert a disastrous weekend sweep at Tiger Stadium. On Friday, Detroit scored a pair of touchdowns to rout Chicago, 14-0. On Saturday, Denny

Tigers Pull Out a Wild and Wooly Win in Ninth, 13-12

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 18, 1968

Al Kaline doubled home Tom Matchick with two outs in the ninth inning to rally the Detroit Tigers to a 13-12 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Cleveland took the lead in the top of the ninth on Duke Sims’ lead off home run. The Tribe added an insurance run on pinch-hitter Jose Vidal’s bases loaded

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

Tigers Cash In On Boston Miscues

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers
September 18, 1967

The Detroit Tigers took the lead in the American League pennant chase by virtue of a 7-4 extra-inning victory over the Boston Red Sox. The win broke a deadlock atop the standings board and gave the home nine a one game advantage over the opponent. Norm Cash tied the game in the ninth with a

Injuries Force Rotation at Shortstop for Tigers

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 21, 1967

Mayo Smith says operating the two-shortstop system in baseball is nothing like the two-quarterback dilemma in football. “It really isn’t complicated,” said the Detroit manager, speaking of his alternate use of Ray Oyler and Dick Tracewski at the key infield position. “Oyler hurt his leg in spring training, so we opened with Tracewski. When Tracewski

Horton Hits for Cycle in Extra Inning Win

Filed under Detroit Tigers
July 23, 1966

Willie Horton hit for the cycle before a national television audience in a wild 11-8 extra-inning affair in Cleveland. It was a game Detroit perhaps had no right to win as the Bengal infield committed five errors in the game. Horton tied the score at eight in the ninth with a RBI triple and scoring

McAuliffe Atones Rookie Gaffe With Late HR

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins
June 26, 1966

It was a cool afternoon at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull. A crowd over 30,000 filed into Tiger Stadium for a Sunday double header with the defending champion Minnesota Twins. The series offered the chance for the home club to climb into second place, but those high hopes were dashed with a 3-1 Twins

Wills Saves Dodgers For Another Day

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 10, 1965

Los Angeles, Oct 10 – Every kid across America dreams of the scenario while playing ball: bases-loaded, full count, and the World Series on the line. And on this Sunday afternoon, that’s the scenario where Maurice Morning Wills found himself against the Twins’ Mudcat Grant. Wills hit a fly ball along the right field line.

Dodger Dope – May 31, 1965

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 31, 1965

* The Dodgers finished with the best record in the National League for the month of May and have inched within two games of Milwaukee. The pitchers are pitching, the runners are running and the Dodgers are winning enough to be leading the league – but still without visible means of support. The pitching is


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