1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Reds Acquire Jake Wood From Detroit

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
June 23, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds today acquired veteran infielder Jake Wood from the Detroit Tigers’ Toledo, Ohio farm club for an undisclosed price and a minor league player to be named at the end of the season. Reds’ General Manager Bob Howsam said Wood was bought because of the recent rash of injuries. Shortstop Leo Cardenas, pitcher

Reds Bullpen Concerns Unfounded

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 14, 1967

During spring training, relief pitching loomed as Bristol’s No. 1 headache. “Today,” said General Manger Bob Howsam, “it would be a problem finding a spot for Teddy Davidson if he were ready to pitch.” Davidson was one of the Reds’ most efficient relief flingers last year. And when Billy McCool moved into the starting rotation

1967 Cincinnati Reds Preview

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: From redhot pennant contenders of two years ago to a somewhat drastically shaken up club. That’s the sad story of the Reds. It all started when owner Bill DeWitt traded Frank Robinson for Baltimore’s Milt Pappas. Before the year was over, DeWitt had sold the ball club. In between, his new manager,

Reds Roster Boasts New Faces

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 15, 1966

As bad luck piled up this spring, new Reds manager Don Heffner looked for a silver lining. Two days before the season opener, starting catcher Johnny Edwards suffered a dislocated finger in an exhibition game with the Chisox. The Reds finished last in Grapefruit League action with a 10-20 record, their worst spring performance since

Astronotes – October 3, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
October 3, 1965

* It was a very disappointing year for the Astros who dropped their 100th game in listless fashion, a 9-0 loss to St. Louis on the final game of the season. It was the worst finish in the short history of the expansion club. Joe Morgan, Jimmy Wynn, and Rusty Staub all did commendable jobs

Red Hots – July 31, 1965

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
July 31, 1965

* The solution to the “Jimmy O’Toole riddle” could well be worth a World Series share to Cincinnati players. “Everyone’s pointing a naughty finger at our relief pitching,” said Phil Seghi, the Reds’ assistant general manager. “This wouldn’t be happening if O’Toole weren’t having a bad season.” The Reds bull pen has blown 12 saves,

Astronotes – June 23, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
June 23, 1965

* The Astros’ pitching staff is in a state of flux. Few of the moundsmen know exactly where they stand. That isn’t remarkable because Manager Luman Harris and pitching coach Howie Pollet aren’t sure either. There are 12 pitchers on the roster at the moment and only five of them were there this time a


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