1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Frank Fernandez

Mitt Prize Munson Making Believers of Yanks

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized
August 12, 1969

Thurman Munson, the New York Yankees’ highly touted rookie catcher, made his major league debut earlier than expected and no unveiling created as much excitement since the first performance of ‘Oh, Calcutta!’ Munson, on a weekend pass from Fort Dix, made his bow against Oakland in the nightcap of an August 8 twin bill when

Yankees Looking Down on the Farm for Talent

Filed under New York Yankees
September 7, 1967

With the end of the minor league seasons, the Yankees called all their minor league managers into New York on a fact-finding mission which will determine the immediate future of many of the Yankee prospects on the farm. There is no doubt that Ralph Houk was the most interested member of the gathering. It has

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

Houk Promises "Biggest Shakeup" With Yankees

Filed under New York Yankees
September 11, 1966

Let’s say a third or more of the club will be traded. I’m looking forward to the job. There won’t be enough hours in the day to do what I want to do to get us back up there on top where we belong. – Yankee Manager Ralph Houk The Yankees dropped a series at

Houk Contemplates Moves For Next Year

Filed under New York Yankees
August 15, 1966

Ralph Houk, a manager who leans heavily toward positive thinking and optimism, now readily admits the 1967 season just “might be” taking up a lot of his thinking time these days. This, of course, comes in the midst of a five game losing streak that has the non-bombing Bombers slogging around the depths of the

Murcer, Fernandez Optioned to Toledo

Filed under New York Yankees
May 20, 1966

After the Yankees optioned shortstop Bobby Murcer and catcher Frank Fernandez to Toledo (International), the Mud Hens immediately went on a winning streak, taking six games in a row….Johnny Johnson, the Yankees’ farm director, puts a can’t-miss label on Mickey Scott, an 18-year-old left handed pitcher who is off to a big start in Binghamton.

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