1970 Baseball Replay

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

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1967 Boston Red Sox Preview

Filed under Boston Red Sox
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: At 37 years of- age, Dick Williams is optimistic, enthusiastic and completely nonplussed about his new job of managing the Boston Red Sox, It also might be added that Williams is extremely capable. These are big plusses for the new head man in Fenway Park. And he will need them, and maybe

McAuliffe Atones Rookie Gaffe With Late HR

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins
June 26, 1966

It was a cool afternoon at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull. A crowd over 30,000 filed into Tiger Stadium for a Sunday double header with the defending champion Minnesota Twins. The series offered the chance for the home club to climb into second place, but those high hopes were dashed with a 3-1 Twins

McAuliffe HR in 11th Averts Twins Sweep

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins

It was a cool afternoon at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull. A crowd over 30,000 filed into Tiger Stadium for a Sunday double header with the defending champion Minnesota Twins. The series offered the chance for the home club to climb into second place, but those high hopes were dashed with a 3-1 Twins

Twin Tracks – September 6, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins
September 6, 1965

* Tony Oliva missed only one game last season so it was discouraging when he was out of the lineup for six days with an injured finger. “I don’t like to leave the lineup,” said Tony. “You stay out, lose your timing. It’s hard to get going.” Never in his five-year career had he been

Twin Tracks – August 15, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins
August 15, 1965

# Within a matter of hours, the Twins learned Camilo Pascual might be out for the season and that Harmon Killebrew would be sidelined for at least two weeks. The Twins will be without the services of Harmon Killebrew after he dislocated his left elbow August 2. “Harmon has a good shot at the Most

Battey Homer Lifts Twins Past O's, 3-2

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
August 1, 1965

The Baltimore Orioles looked to tie the American League by extending their five game winning streak against the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles sent Milt Pappas who has a losing record but has been pitching better of late to face the Twins’ ace, Jim Kaat (13-8). With one out in the third, Pappas drilled a liner

Birds Back in Business

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
July 31, 1965

Should his Minnesota Twins fall short of their American League pennant dreams, Manager Sam Mele will look no further than his team’s inability to defeat their closest rival, the Baltimore Orioles. The Twins have a losing record against only one team this season, 3-8 against the Birds. The two teams had battled even until the

Twin Tracks – July 31, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins

* They won’t call Sam Mele a “nice guy” manager any more. And American League clubs no longer refer to his Twins as a powerful yet uninteresting club. Within four months, Mele has fined one of his star players (Zoilo Versalles) $300, shouted bitter words at a rival manager (Birdie Tebbetts) and taken a five-day


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