1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Don Dennis

Mays Moves Past Foxx on Career HR List

Filed under San Francisco Giants
September 2, 1966

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the San Francisco Giants, 8-7, in sixteen innings as Giant outfielder Willie Mays passed Jimmie Foxx for second place on baseball’s all-time home run list. Mays socked three home runs on the evening; the record-breaker being the second clout in the seventh inning off Cardinal reliever Don Dennis. Mays hit

Cardinals Announce Opening Date of New Stadium

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
April 15, 1966

The Cardinals announced their new stadium, Busch Memorial Stadium, will host its first baseball game on Thursday, May 12, with the Braves in town. The baseball All-Star Game is also booked for the new stadium, July 12. The new stadium, made principally of concrete, will have 49,453 seats for both baseball and football. Along with

Redbird Chirps – July 11, 1965

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
July 11, 1965

First Half MVP: Lou Brock, .307, 10 HR, 52 R, 36 RBI, 26 SB The speedster is doing it all. He leads the team in slugging percentage while looking to break the team record in stolen bases of 48, shared by John Murray (1908) and Frank Frisch (1927). Impact Rookie: Nelson Briles, 3-2, 4 SV,

Redbird Chirps – June 23, 1965

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 23, 1965

* Young Don Dennis and veteran Hal Woodeshick were added to the bull pen in an effort to get the staggering world champion Cardinals back on a straight path. Dennis, a 23-year-old righthander, was called up from the Birds’ Jacksonville (International) club, June 18. He was 0-3 there, but had logged 12 saves. Strangely, Dennis


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