1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: George Scott

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

A Silent Bat Keeps Scott on the Bench

Filed under Boston Red Sox
June 17, 1968

As the star of Ken Harrelson continues to rise in Boston, the star of George Scott continued to decline. Instead of being the center of things, Scott was on one end of the Red Sox bench fretting while others played. Last year, Scott hit .313 while the Red Sox rose to contention in the American

Intense — That's Word For Muscleman Tony

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 16, 1968

“I’ve been here since 1 o’clock…I need all the extra hitting I can get…but I don’t have a lot of time left,” said Tony Horton, the Indians’ leading home run (8) and RBI (27) man. The Tribe’s hopes for power in 1968 rest in the 23-year-old first baseman. Then Tony breathed deeply again and relaxed

1967 Awards Announced

Filed under News
October 20, 1967

Most Valuable Player: American League: Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski, Boston. .325, 46 HR, 123 RBI, 11 SB National League: Close race between batting champion Roberto Clemente and RBI king Ron Santo. Rumor has it that a newsletter circulated out Kansas City by an 18-year-old teenager suggested that the writers combine the on-base percentage and

Lolich Dominates Down the Stretch

Filed under Detroit Tigers
September 22, 1967

Mickey Lolich can relax and forget about the chances of being traded by the Tigers. When the pressure was turned on in the American League race, the left-handed Lolich proved he has what it takes to stabilize the Detroit pitching staff for many years ahead. Lolich has registered four September victories and has posted a

Tigers Cash In On Boston Miscues

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers
September 18, 1967

The Detroit Tigers took the lead in the American League pennant chase by virtue of a 7-4 extra-inning victory over the Boston Red Sox. The win broke a deadlock atop the standings board and gave the home nine a one game advantage over the opponent. Norm Cash tied the game in the ninth with a

Five Run Rally Puts Bosox In First

Filed under Boston Red Sox
June 28, 1967

With news of White Sox third baseman Dick Kenworth’s tenth inning home run sending Baltimore to a 1-0 defeat coming across the wires, the Boston Red Sox rallied for a miraculous 6-4 victory over Minnesota with a five-run ninth inning. Jerry Adair’s two run bloop single to left capped the scoring which left the 11,940


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