1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Don Demeter

Boston Acquires Bell from Tribe

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
June 5, 1967

The Boston Red Sox obtained pitcher Gary Bell from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Don Demeter and first baseman Tony Horton. Bell is a 30-year-old right hander who is in his 10th major league season, all with the Indians. The Indians will be the fifth major league team for Demeter, who is an 11-year veteran.

1967 Boston Red Sox Preview

Filed under Boston Red Sox
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: At 37 years of- age, Dick Williams is optimistic, enthusiastic and completely nonplussed about his new job of managing the Boston Red Sox, It also might be added that Williams is extremely capable. These are big plusses for the new head man in Fenway Park. And he will need them, and maybe

Another Second Half Surge for Cash

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 31, 1966

Norm Cash planted his bare feet on the clubhouse floor and proceeded to swish his bat at an imaginary fastball. “I should hit .300 every year,” muttered the Detroit first baseman. “I do it in the last half.” Someone ventured that Cash batted .293 for the month of August, and Cash had batted .304 in

Rocky Out But Eyes Major League Errorless Mark

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 14, 1966

Rocky Colavito, whose consecutive-game streak was halted at 306 on May 8, was still sidelined with a sore shoulder five games later. His next errorless performance will better Tony Gonzalez’ National League record of 205 consecutive errorless games by an outfielder. Don Demeter holds the major league mark (266), but it was compiled while he

Tiger Tales – October 3, 1965

Filed under Detroit Tigers
October 3, 1965

The Tigers are three games and a few players better than a year ago. That’s small potatoes for 162 games of hoeing, but it is improvement. The standings show fourth place again (88-74 compared with an 85-77 record in 1964). Looking to the future, Manager Charlie Dressen can build around a nucleus of seven solid

Tiger Tales – May 5, 1965

Filed under Detroit Tigers
May 5, 1965

* With three-hit shutout vs. Chicago May 5, pitcher Mickey Lolich admitted he has lived a charmed life with a 3-1 record. “I’ve got to get ahead,” said Lolich, “because I’ll miss three weeks in August when I go to Air National Guard camp.” It’s good thing Mickey has the extra time off as he

Tiger Tales – April 12, 1965

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 12, 1965

* Jim Northrup can hardly believe that his early performance has earned him the left field job with the Tigers – for as long as he can hold it with his bat. Northrup, the rookie from St. Louis, Mich., beat out Gates Brown and Willie Horton by hitting nearly 300 in the Florida phase of

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