1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Giles Rules in Spitball Flare-up at Shea Stadium

Filed under New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies
May 3, 1968

Warren Giles, president of the National League, stepped into the uproar over the controversial “spitball rule” today and that a pitcher should not be charged with a ball for wetting his hand while warming up. Giles issued new instructions to his league’s five umpire crews after Umpire Ed Vargo tossed Philadelphia pitcher John Boozer out

New Additions to Astros Roster

Filed under Houston Astros
September 8, 1967

A new scorecard daily is required to recognize the players on the Astros’ roster. Six players reported shortly after the close of their seasons in the minors. They were Ivan Murrell, Bob Watson, Aaron Pointer and Pat House from Oklahoma City (Pacific Coast); Danny Coombs from Amarillo (Texas) and Hal King from Asheville (Carolina). The

Hughes Tour of Duty Ends in St. Louis

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 18, 1967

Perseverance paid another dividend for Dick Hughes, a rangy, 29-year-old Arkansas native who bounced around the bushes for nine years before getting his chance to pitch in the majors. Hughes blanked the Giants, limiting Mays and Company to two hits. The victory lifted his record to 8-2 and lowered his E.R.A. to 2.18, second in

1967 Houston Astros Preview

Filed under Houston Astros
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The first half of the 1966 season was fun for the Astros and their new manager, Grady Hatton. At the end of June, they were riding along in fifth place, surprise team in the race. Then, things started going the other way. First Joe Morgan, then Jimmy Wynn, suffered crippling injuries. In


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