1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Tovar Breaks Up Lolich's No-Hitter At Final Out

Filed under Detroit Tigers
June 12, 1968

Mickey Lolich was one out from the season’s first no-hitter when Cesar Tovar lined the first pitch between Ray Oyler and Don Wert for a clean single as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Minnesota Twins, 5-0. It was the second no-hitter attempt by a Tiger pitcher against this Twins lineup this season. Last month, but

Odom's streak ends but A's prevail, 9-2.

Filed under Oakland Athletics
May 27, 1968

The Boston Red Sox snapped Blue Moon Odom’s scoreless inning streak with a single tally in the first inning, but Odom’s A’s matched the run and continued scoring in a 9-2 home rout. Carl Yastrzemski singled in Jose Tartbull who opened the game with a double to break Odom’s 29 1/3 scoreless inning streak, which

Twin Tracks – June 23, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins
June 23, 1965

Just before the American League season opened, Don Mincher went on television in Orlando, and said in effect: “If the Twins aren’t going to play me more, I would like to be traded away. I have played so little in spring training that I am not ready for the season.” Manager Sam Mele had been

Twin Tracks – May 31, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 31, 1965

* It was the eighth inning at Washington, and the Twins were leading 6-3. Manager Sam Mele asked Zoilo Versalles if he would like to sit out the rest of the game. Now Versalles had been playing shortstop with a pulled groin muscle. And he had been playing three weeks before that with two painful

Twin Tracks – May 5, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 5, 1965

* Early in the season, one of the notable reasons for the Twins success has been Sam Mele’s pinch-hitters which lead the majors with a .429 average. Sandy Valdespino, pint-sized 5-5 outfielder,leads the way with 2-for-4. He drove in a tie-breaking run May 2 vs. Chicago, but the effort was wasted when the Sox rallied


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