1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jack Hiatt

Gibson No-Hits Giants in DH Split

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 6, 1968

The game began in a cascade of boos, and ended in a tidal wave of cheers. St. Louis’ Bob Gibson threw the second no-hitter of the 1968 campaign with a 3-0 victory in a critical series opener before an announced crowd of 46,550 at Busch Stadium. The sellout crowd booed Giants manager Herman Franks and

Williams Hits For Cycle In Wrigley Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 12, 1968

Billy Williams hit for the cycle, driving in four runs, to lead the Cubs to an 8-6 nightcap victory over the New York Mets. With the assistance of a brisk wind blowing out to right, Williams completed the difficult tasks of the cycle with a triple and home run off Mets starter Dick Selma. He

Tigers Notch Season's First Win in Overtime

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 13, 1968

It took fifteen innings, but the defending world champion Detroit Tigers won their first game after two opening defeats, and who else would you expect but Norm Cash to drive in the winning run. The World Series MVP Cash entered the game in the eighth, and doubled home Dick McAuliffe for the 6-5 victory over

Giants Call Phoenix Reserves for Flag Drive

Filed under San Francisco Giants
September 11, 1966

Should the Giants make it down the home stretch, it could be, oddly enough, with farm club reinforcements, called up from Phoenix on September 5 (after the Coast league season ended), furnishing the winning spark. One of these, Frank Johnson, has received playing time in center and delivered a pair of hits in his first

Giant Jottings – July 31, 1965

Filed under San Francisco Giants
July 31, 1965

* In one of those “what can we lose?” deals, the Giants picked up free agent Warren Spahn, July 19, after the veteran southpaw hurler had gone unclaimed through waivers. The 44-year-old Spahn agreed to terms from New York and joined the Giants in San Francisco, July 21. “What can we lose?” said Manager Herman

Giant Jottings – June 23, 1965

Filed under San Francisco Giants
June 23, 1965

* The thrill of yesterday’s dramatic comeback win versus the Bucs was dampened by a injuries to hitting star Willie McCovey and starter Jack Sanford. McCovey hurt his hands in batting practice, and sat down for the rest of the afternoon after being picked off second base in the sixth inning. Rookie catcher Jack Hiatt

Angel Angles – May 31, 1965

Filed under California Angels
May 31, 1965

* Jimmy Piersall fractured his left knee cap running into the left field foul pole in pursuit of a foul ball off the bat of Minnesota’s Jerry Kindall in the ninth inning of a 3-1 loss, May 18. Piersall remarkably remained in the game, but X-ray results after the game revealed the injury. “They padded

Angel Angles – April 12, 1965

Filed under California Angels
April 12, 1965

Four players acquired over the winter by GM Fred Haney have opened the eyes of manager Bill Rigney this spring. The Halos re-acquired Vic Power after trading him to Philadelphia during the stretch drive last season, and received P Marcelino Lopez as part of that trade. Haney then shipped Jack Hiatt to San Francisco for


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