1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Horace Clarke

Stottlemyre Spoils Splinter's Debut

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized, Washington Senators
April 7, 1969

Before a sellout crowd of 45,113, including President Richard Nixon, at RFK Stadium, the New York Yankees defeated the Washington Senators 4-1 as Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre spun a six-hitter while driving in three runs with a sixth inning double. The loss spoiled the debut of Ted Williams, the Splendid Splinter, as Washington’s manager. Stottlemyre’s

Stottlemyre Spoils Splinter’s Debut

Filed under New York Yankees, Uncategorized, Washington Senators

Before a sellout crowd of 45,113, including President Richard Nixon, at RFK Stadium, the New York Yankees defeated the Washington Senators 4-1 as Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre spun a six-hitter while driving in three runs with a sixth inning double. The loss spoiled the debut of Ted Williams, the Splendid Splinter, as Washington’s manager. Stottlemyre’s

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

Twins Hold First On Boswell Shutout; Mantle Injured

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 21, 1968

The Minnesota Twins maintained their half game lead over the surging Oakland Athletics on Dave Boswell’s five-hit shutout over the New York Yankees, 6-0. The game was more disheartening for the Yankees, who have lost Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke to injury, as slugger Mickey Mantle left the game in the sixth inning with a

Chance blanks crippled Yankees, 2-0

Filed under New York Yankees
April 14, 1968

Dean Chance pitched a two-hit shutout as the Minnesota Twins remained undefeated with a 2-0 win in a game overshadowed by injuries to Yankees’ Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke. The continuing impression of general impotence of the Yankees was supported by the shutout, but was completely brought to light with Pepitone’s mishap. Pepitone suffered a

Mantle Double Sinks Birds, 5-4

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
May 14, 1967

Mickey Mantle doubled home Dick Howser with the winning run in the ninth inning as the New York Yankees overcame a Baltimore Orioles’ rally to earn a 5-4 victory in front of Sunday afternoon crowd of 18,872 patrons at Yankee Stadium. Boog Powell lined a two-run home run, his second of the day, past the

1967 New York Yankees Preview

Filed under New York Yankees
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The complete collapse of the organization which once had laid waste to the American League in winning 29 pennants in 63 years brought to fruition the old chant “Beat up the Yankees.” The Yankees have been broken up, and the emphasis is on youth. The 1967 edition of pin-striped gentry will go

Kaat Wins Twentieth For 2nd Consecutive Season

Filed under Minnesota Twins
September 4, 1966

Jim Kaat scattered eight hits over nine innings to notch his twentieth victory of the season against nine defeats. It was the second consecutive season the Twins ace has reached the twenty-win plateau. The Twins gave Kaat an early three-run lead off Yankee starter Pedro Ramos who was making his first start in pinstripes. Don

Houk Contemplates Moves For Next Year

Filed under New York Yankees
August 15, 1966

Ralph Houk, a manager who leans heavily toward positive thinking and optimism, now readily admits the 1967 season just “might be” taking up a lot of his thinking time these days. This, of course, comes in the midst of a five game losing streak that has the non-bombing Bombers slogging around the depths of the

Yankees Announce Bobby Richardson Day

Filed under New York Yankees

Bobby Richardson Day at Yankee Stadium on September 17 will be a big bash. The second baseman, a gentle and quiet man, will make an appropriate little talk in front of a microphone in the middle of the infield. He’ll thank the fans for turning out, he’ll thank the committee and he’ll thank his teammates,


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