1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Gene Brabender

Bustling Opener at Sick’s Stadium

Filed under Seattle Pilots
April 11, 1969

The Seattle Pilots won the inaugural game in Anaheim, but failed to do the same in their home opener as they fell to the Chicago White Sox, 13-10, in a back-and-forth game to the ultimate dismay of the 14,993 in attendance. A pair of doubles by Buddy Bradford lifted the Chisox from early deficits, and

Bustling Opener at Sick's Stadium

Filed under Seattle Pilots

The Seattle Pilots won the inaugural game in Anaheim, but failed to do the same in their home opener as they fell to the Chicago White Sox, 13-10, in a back-and-forth game to the ultimate dismay of the 14,993 in attendance. A pair of doubles by Buddy Bradford lifted the Chisox from early deficits, and

Finley Hands Harrelson A Pink Slip

Filed under Oakland Athletics
August 21, 1967

First baseman Ken Harrelson was given his unconditional release from the Kansas City Athletics by owner Charles O. Finley Monday and player representative Jack Aker was fined $250. However, team members refused in a clubhouse meeting to retract their earlier statement that Finley was using “unauthorized personnel” to spy on players. It was this statement

Brabender Wins First By Blanking Reeling A's

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics

Gene Brabender (1-5) won his first major league game after forty appearances over two years with a three-hit shutout against the Kansas City A’s. The loss is Kansas City’s sixth straight and second under new manager Luke Appling. The club is in disarray over the recent firing of manager Alvin Dark and the release of

Brabender Recalled By Orioles

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
July 21, 1967

The Orioles recalled pitcher Gene Brabender from Rochester and assigned rookie righthander Mike Adamson to that Triple-A club. Brabender, who spent the 1966 season with the Birds, was 8-6 at Rochester. Adamson was recently signed for an estimated $75,000 bonus and thrown right into the major league pressure cooker. He was roughed up – 9.31

Sweet Lou Slam Stuns O’s

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 10, 1966

Baltimore, Oct. 10 (AP) – With a single, quick swing of his bat, 32-year-old Dodger outfielder Lou Johnson erased weeks of his team’s offensive ineffectiveness and lifted his club high upon a swell of confidence as the Dodgers rallied to defeat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-4 before 54,460 at Memorial Stadium. Johnson cracked a grand slam


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