1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Earl Battey

Little Cesar's Clout Lifts Twins

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 31, 1967

Minnesota’s Cesar Tovar stunned the Boston Red Sox with a two-run blast over the center field wall in the fifth inning to lead the Twins to a 3-2 victory at Fenway Park. The 12,355 fans in attendance were still celebrating Reggie Smith’s two-run double to center that gave Boston a 2-1 lead in the bottom

1967 Minnesota Twins Preview

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: If the name of the game is pitching – as everybody seems to think – then now is the time to paste the name, Minnesota Twins, under your hatband as blue chip contenders. The 1967 Twins are going to sport the most revised look in the league. The Minnesotans have shed their

1966 World Series Preview

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 4, 1966

Baltimore – The Orioles enter the 1966 World Series full of confidence. The only thing Manager Hank Bauer was willing to concede as the Orioles worked out at Dodger Stadium was that the World Series would go at least four games. “We were the best club in baseball in June and July,” the manager said,

Twins Win World Championship, 3-1.

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 11, 1965

Los Angeles, Oct 11 – The Minnesota Twins brought the first World Series championship to the Land of a Thousand Lakes and the first championship for the Griffith family in forty-one years with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers before 55,801 in attendance at Dodger Stadium. As Sandy Koufax took his second turn

Battey Leads Twins To One Game From Crown

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 9, 1965

The Minnesota Twins took a commanding three-game lead in the 1965 World Series with a 5-1 Game Three victory Saturday afternoon before a late-arriving crowd of 55,934 at Dodger Stadium. Twins catcher Earl Battey drove in a run with a pair of hits before leaving the game in the sixth after colliding with a railing

Battey Sends Twins to LA Up Two Games

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 7, 1965

Bloomington, Minn., Oct 7 – Earl Battey singled home Tony Oliva with the game-winning run in the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins took Game 2 of the 1965 World Series before 48,700 at Metropolitan Stadium. Twins first baseman Don Mincher, a potential goat of the game, breathed a sigh of relief as Oliva scored

Twins Take Opener, 7-5.

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 6, 1965

Bloomington, Minn., Oct 6 – The Twins’ power overcame the Dodgers’ pitching in the first game of the 1965 World Series as the Twins took the opener, 7-5, on an overcast Minnesota afternoon. The Twins peppered Don Drysdale for twelve hits accounting for six runs before chasing the big righthander in the fifth inning. Twins’

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