1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Hal Woodeshick

1967 St. Louis Cardinals Preview

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: With Sandy Koufax gone, the Cardinals were crowing in April that they owned the best pitching staff in the league. It was a legitimate boast on the basis of 1966 figures. The sixth place Cardinals, who won only four more games than they lost, got that far only because of a superlative

McCovey Debuts At Busch With Three HR's

Filed under San Francisco Giants
June 27, 1966

Add Giant first baseman Willie McCovey to those heaping praise on the ball park in St. Louis. In this first game at the new stadium. McCovey was a perfect 4-for-4 with three home runs, five RBI and five runs scored in San Francisco’s 12-2 rout over Bob Gibson and the Redbirds. After his first two

Cardinals Announce Opening Date of New Stadium

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
April 15, 1966

The Cardinals announced their new stadium, Busch Memorial Stadium, will host its first baseball game on Thursday, May 12, with the Braves in town. The baseball All-Star Game is also booked for the new stadium, July 12. The new stadium, made principally of concrete, will have 49,453 seats for both baseball and football. Along with

Cardinal Collapse Quiets Clubhouse

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
August 31, 1965

The clubhouse in Chicago was quiet. Overhead the paying customers shuffled out to the streets, but there was nary a whisper in the Cardinals clubhouse. The defending world champions (65-68) had plummeted below the Cubs to eighth place. A month ago, the Redbirds challenged the Dodgers for a perch atop the senior circuit, but an

Rebird Chirps – July 31, 1965

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
July 31, 1965

# A couple of Redbirds earned honors for their play in the month of July. Pitcher Bob Gibson (12-8) edged Don Drysdale (14-9) for Pitcher of the Month laurels. Gibson out-dueled Drysdale July 31 in the Cardinals’ 5-2 win. Hal Woodeshick put out a late ninth-inning fire to preserve the win. Gibson was 4-2 with

Redbird Chirps – July 11, 1965

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
July 11, 1965

First Half MVP: Lou Brock, .307, 10 HR, 52 R, 36 RBI, 26 SB The speedster is doing it all. He leads the team in slugging percentage while looking to break the team record in stolen bases of 48, shared by John Murray (1908) and Frank Frisch (1927). Impact Rookie: Nelson Briles, 3-2, 4 SV,

Redbird Chirps – June 23, 1965

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 23, 1965

* Young Don Dennis and veteran Hal Woodeshick were added to the bull pen in an effort to get the staggering world champion Cardinals back on a straight path. Dennis, a 23-year-old righthander, was called up from the Birds’ Jacksonville (International) club, June 18. He was 0-3 there, but had logged 12 saves. Strangely, Dennis


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