1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Elston Howard

Boston's Impossible Dream Thrown Away

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins
September 30, 1967

The Impossible Dream of a pennant-winning season in Boston proved to be impossible after all. Fielding gaffes in stretch run choked any championship dreams for Manager Dick Williams’ troops. A muffed pop fly by reliever John Wyatt cost the Red Sox a crucial win in Detroit two weeks ago. Yesterday, two consecutive errors by third

McPhail Continues to Seek Improvement For Bombers

Filed under New York Yankees
September 1, 1967

Like any good poker player, Lee MacPhail operates behind an inscrutable face that never reveals his feelings or plans or gives any hint as to what might come next. The Yankees’ general manager, who has already built a pennant winner in Baltimore, learned a lot of baseball from his dad, Larry, but operates in a

Gary Bell Twirls No-Hitter; Conigliaro Injured

Filed under Boston Red Sox
August 18, 1967

Gary Bell (6-8) pitched a no-hitter against the California Angels, 4-0, snapping a three-game Red Sox losing streak, but all of those accomplishments are overshadowed by the loss of slugger Tony Conigliaro who was struck by the second pitch of the fourth inning. The pitch from Angel starter Jack Hamilton (4-9) hit him just below

1967 New York Yankees Preview

Filed under New York Yankees
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The complete collapse of the organization which once had laid waste to the American League in winning 29 pennants in 63 years brought to fruition the old chant “Beat up the Yankees.” The Yankees have been broken up, and the emphasis is on youth. The 1967 edition of pin-striped gentry will go

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,

Yankees Settling Into Second Division

Filed under New York Yankees
August 31, 1966

The Yankees are in ninth place and clinging to their status as the Columbia Broadcasting System’s most dismal property. When CBS paid $14 million for the Yankees two years ago, it was not with the understanding that a second-division team was involved in the deal. To the amazement of the rest of the league, as


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