1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jack Lamabe

Cubs Quit On Adolfo, Ship Him to Montreal

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos
June 11, 1969

Cub Manager Leo Durocher, who is trying to win a pennant, gave up on Adolfo Phillips and at the same time protected his infield against further injuries by trading the outfielder. In exchange, he received Paul Popovich, a sure-handed infielder who can play second, third, or short. The deal for Popovich, a one-time Cub who

Maxvill Key to Cardinal Success

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 13, 1967

Just before the trading deadline last June 15, several Cardinals decided to play a little joke on Dal Maxvill. They removed the shortstop’s uniforms and gear from his stall in the visitor’s clubhouse at Forbes Field and packed his personal belongings in a bag. On the floor of the locker were uniform letters that spelled

Mets Riddled With Injuries

Filed under New York Mets
June 6, 1967

The floundering Mets, who have lost six consecutive games on their current road trip that continues tonight in Pittsburgh with a twilight-night doubleheader against the Pirates, hope to get some long-range assistance in the major league free agent draft today at the Americana Hotel. But quicker relief is needed for the manpower-short Mets, who are

Mets Lose 10th Straight in 11 Innings; Harrelson Injured

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets
May 10, 1967

Leo Cardenas led off the eleventh inning with a home run off reliever Jack Lamabe (0-1) to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 win over the New York Mets before 8,779 at Shea Stadium. The Reds seized an early two-run lead in the second as Lee May singled and Floyd Robinson doubled to led

Sox Zeroing Their Way into First Divison

Filed under Chicago White Sox
June 2, 1966

Back in the days of Pop Anson’s Colts, in the late 1800’s, the term for a shutout was “Chicagoed.” This footnote from yesterday’s lexicon was appropriate again because, here on the shores of Lake Michigan, the White Sox pitching are back to where they are capable of “Chicagoing” their opponents on a nightly basis. The

Copyright © 2021, A Second Time through the Order. All Rights Reserved. This is a re-creation of the 1969 baseball season using software by Diamond Mind Baseball. This project began with the 1965 season and accordingly all statistical and record references are from this replay project. References before the 1965 season are based on real life events. All quotes attributed to players and coaches are actual quotes from The Sporting News or Associated Press. All player photos shown are copyright by the Topps Baseball Card Co, and all action photos are copyrighted by Corbis, The Sporting News or Sports Illustrated. The attendance figures used here were obtained free of charge from and are copyrighted by Retrosheet. Interested parties may contact Retrosheet at 20 Sunset Rd., Newark, DE 19711. This web site is not associated or affiliated with any company, including Major League Baseball, MLBPA, the American or National League of Ballclubs, Diamond Mind Baseball. It is simply a non-commercial labor of love. If you believe this site infringes upon a copyright that you hold, such infringement will be promptly corrected and/or removed from this site upon proper notification.