1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jack Billingham

Clenendon Controversy Concludes with Compromise

Filed under Houston Astros, Montreal Expos
April 4, 1969

The Houston Astros concluded the Donn Clendenon controversy by accepting two young pitchers and an undisclosed amount of cash from the Montreal Expos. Roy Hofheinz, owner of the Astros, then said he he dropping a federal suit for a minimum $10,000 in damages from the Expos. Houston obtained John Billingham, 26, Montreal’s No. 2 or

Dodgers Take Opening Win in St. Louis, 4-1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 20, 1968

Larry Jaster, who no-hit the Dodgers in 1966, got the nod from manager Red Schoendienst for the first time this season as the first place Cardinals and second place Dodgers met in an early National League showdown. The Dodgers take the opening, powering past Cardinals, 4-1. Willie Davis belted a two-run homer in the seventh

Yanks’ Kosco tabbed AL Player of the Week; Hart, Gibson split NL honors

Filed under New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
May 13, 1968

Cardinal pitcher Bob Gibson pitched a pair of shutouts but that wasn’t enough to capture the National League Player of the Week award outright for the week ending May 12. Giants outfielder Jim Ray Hart was named co-Player of the Week by driving in 12 runs with two home runs and batting .421. This is

Cubs' Pitcher Regan's Story Most Moving

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 25, 1968

Swirling snow and cold where enough to keep the Cubs from playing the Atlanta Braves in Wrigley Field yesterday but not enough to prevent Cub pitchers from putting on their uniforms and running around the outfield. And this included the newest of their number, Phil Regan. Obtained the day before from the Dodgers, Regan had

Colavito Helps Dodgers Edge Mets In Extras

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
April 19, 1968

Rocky Colavito, inserted as a last-minute replacement for rookie Jim Fairey, drove in a run and scored the go-ahead run as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 2-1, in thirteen innings at Shea Stadium. Fairey, a 23-year-old rookie outfielder, overslept in his hotel room thinking the opening game of the four-game series


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