1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Don Kessinger

Mets Hold Off Cubs; Maintain East Lead

Filed under Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Uncategorized
September 9, 1969

The New York Mets defeated the Chicago Cubs, 2-0, to maintain their slim one-game lead over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League East. The Cubs marooned fourteen baserunners in the shutout loss and may be wondering if supernatural forces are working against them. In the top of the seventh inning, Chicago loaded the bases

Bruins See 20 Victories in Snappy Show of Hands

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 8, 1969

The season began well for Billy Hands. In June he suffered a June swoon so common among the Wrigley players, but as the National League campaign passed the half-way mark, he has become a consistent performer behind Durocher’s ace, Ferguson Jenkins. Hands opened the season with a 6-1 mark in the first two months, but

Cubs Quit On Adolfo, Ship Him to Montreal

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos
June 11, 1969

Cub Manager Leo Durocher, who is trying to win a pennant, gave up on Adolfo Phillips and at the same time protected his infield against further injuries by trading the outfielder. In exchange, he received Paul Popovich, a sure-handed infielder who can play second, third, or short. The deal for Popovich, a one-time Cub who

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

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

Hodges Looks Forward to 1968 With Nats

Filed under Washington Senators
September 30, 1967

Gil Hodges is confronted with the puzzle of putting together the pieces for a winning club in Washington. There is no question that the Senators next year will go largely for youth. The dean of the club should be Camilo Pascual, the veteran righthander who was knocked out of action with a broken leg. Pascual

Giant Collapse Squeezes Tight NL Race

Filed under Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants
July 22, 1967

The Chicago Cubs scored seven runs in the eighth inning off a normally reliable San Francisco Giants to lift the Cubs to a 7-4 victory before a raucous crowd of 29,079 fans at Wrigley Field. The loss dropped the Giants into a second-place tie with the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Philadelphia Phillies climbed atop


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