1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Fred Gladding

Watson Joins Long List of Astro Casualties

Filed under Houston Astros
July 30, 1968

When Houston General Manager Spec Richardson got the word about Bob Watson, he shouldn’t have been too surprised. Spec surely was accustomed to hearing the worst by then. Watson suffered torn ligaments in his ankle and bone chips, and will be out six to eight weeks, which was about how long the season had to

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Gladding Out for Season Due to Arm Surgery

Filed under Houston Astros
July 5, 1968

A decision for Fred Gladding to undergo surgery for removal of bone chips and a spur from his elbow took the big righthander out of the Astros’ picture for the season. The 32-year-old relief pitcher had been bothered by the trouble all year and had pitched in six games, working six and two-thirds innings. Gladding

Extra Inning Thriller in Opener!

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 4, 1967

Detroit, Oct. 4 – If the remaining games of this Series match the drama of the opener, America should prepare for one of the greatest Fall Classics ever. The unfolding storyline twisted and turned every inning where potential goats turned heroes and heroes became goats. The St. Louis Cardinals drew first blood due the first

1967 World Series Preview

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 3, 1967

After all the hand-wringing in New England, the fact remains that it is the Detroit Tigers, not the Boston Red Sox, facing the St. Louis Cardinals in the latest edition of the World Series. The Cardinals are the favorites, but most experts do not predict any easy ride for the Redbirds. These two clubs ranked

Detroit Smoldering Amid Race Riots

Filed under Detroit Tigers
July 23, 1967

The Detroit Tigers swept Sunday’s doubleheader against the New York Yankees, but the fans’ and players’ attention was off the field on the smoke rising into the sky from beyond right field. A news blackout was in effect, but players and club officials soon learned what was going on. On the field, Jim Price and


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