1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Don Larsen

Hundley, Cubs Earn Independence Day Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 4, 1967

Randy Hundley drove in five runs as the Chicago Cubs rallied late to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 8-5, for a split of an Independence Day twi-night doubleheader. Cubs manager Le Durocher and the Cubs were doing a slow burn over the Braves management’s 11th hour decision to delay the start of the night game of

Cubs Promote Larsen

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 1, 1967

Don Larsen, veteran righthander has joined the Cubs and says he couldn’t be more delighted. “It really came as quite a surprise to me,” said the 35-year-old Larsen. “I never expected this. It sure is a good feeling.” Larsen, who had a tryout with the Giants this spring, was purchased from the Cubs’ Dallas-Ft. Worth

Giants Call Phoenix Reserves for Flag Drive

Filed under San Francisco Giants
September 11, 1966

Should the Giants make it down the home stretch, it could be, oddly enough, with farm club reinforcements, called up from Phoenix on September 5 (after the Coast league season ended), furnishing the winning spark. One of these, Frank Johnson, has received playing time in center and delivered a pair of hits in his first

San Francisco Bull Pen Key to Success

Filed under San Francisco Giants
August 30, 1966

The Giants have an underrated bull pen. Of the three top contenders, the Giants pen is less gaudy, but Lindy McDaniel, Frank Linzy, Bill Henry and Bob Priddy have had more than their share of bail-out jobs. First off, the Giants get a lot of complete games from Juan Marichal (24) and Gaylord Perry (10).

Bird Seed – October 3, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
October 3, 1965

The Charlie Lau Fan Club was in full attendance as the Orioles visited Chavez Ravine. The night of September 17 thirty-nine of the club’s 150 members were on hand to cheer – and jeer – Lau. They brought tambourines and cow bells, one guy wore a fireman’s helmet and another had a plastic bat which

Sox Yarns – May 31, 1965

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 31, 1965

* There’s an ironic twist to the White Sox catching situation. John (Honey) Romano was acquired from Cleveland to beef up the woefully weak hitting of the White Sox catching department. But now, J.C. Martin, worst of the catchers last year at the plate, is now leading the team at bat. Martin will receive more

Bird Seed – May 5, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
May 5, 1965

Robin Roberts notched his 275th career win in a 12-7 win at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, May 2. Roberts gave up three early runs, but was bailed out by the Oriole offense until tiring in the seventh. He was not as sharp as previous outings, having gone the distance in his first three starts, including

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