1970 Baseball Replay

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

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New Additions to Astros Roster

Filed under Houston Astros
September 8, 1967

A new scorecard daily is required to recognize the players on the Astros’ roster. Six players reported shortly after the close of their seasons in the minors. They were Ivan Murrell, Bob Watson, Aaron Pointer and Pat House from Oklahoma City (Pacific Coast); Danny Coombs from Amarillo (Texas) and Hal King from Asheville (Carolina). The

1967 Philadelphia Phillies Preview

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: Tough luck hit. Gene Mauch’s forces before spring training started when his great first baseman, Bill White, suffered a torn Achilles tendon in a gymnasium mishap in St. Louis. It robbed Mauch and his associates of some of the enthusiasm a senes deals by general manager John Quinn had generated for a

Bird Seed – October 3, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
October 3, 1965

The Charlie Lau Fan Club was in full attendance as the Orioles visited Chavez Ravine. The night of September 17 thirty-nine of the club’s 150 members were on hand to cheer – and jeer – Lau. They brought tambourines and cow bells, one guy wore a fireman’s helmet and another had a plastic bat which

Battey Homer Lifts Twins Past O's, 3-2

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
August 1, 1965

The Baltimore Orioles looked to tie the American League by extending their five game winning streak against the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles sent Milt Pappas who has a losing record but has been pitching better of late to face the Twins’ ace, Jim Kaat (13-8). With one out in the third, Pappas drilled a liner

Birds Back in Business

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
July 31, 1965

Should his Minnesota Twins fall short of their American League pennant dreams, Manager Sam Mele will look no further than his team’s inability to defeat their closest rival, the Baltimore Orioles. The Twins have a losing record against only one team this season, 3-8 against the Birds. The two teams had battled even until the

Bird Seed – July 11, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
July 11, 1965

First Half MVP: Brooks Robinson .308, 11 HR, 40 RBI Robinson missed 18 games with broken thumb yet still leads the team in RBI. Impact Rookie: Curt Blefary .295, 13 HR, 39 RBI Blefary lost a starting spot to fellow freshman Paul Blair this spring, but Blefary was back in the lineup after an injury


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