1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Butler No-Hits Yanks in Ten

Filed under Kansas City Royals, Uncategorized
August 31, 1969

Bill Butler pitched the first no-hitter in Kansas City Royals franchise history in a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. It took ten innings for the Royals to claim the victory as New York starter Fritz Peterson kept the visitors off the scoreboard. In the tenth, Joe Foy led off with

Oliva Finished With Dislocated Shoulder

Filed under Minnesota Twins
September 1, 1968

Tony Oliva was lost for the rest of the season when he suffered a dislocated left shoulder during the Twins game against the White Sox at Metropolitan Stadium August 31. Oliva charged from right field to attempt a diving catch of Bruce Look’s eighth-inning blooper. The two-time batting champion was fitted with a cast at

Angels Dispatch Hall to Indians, Obtain Davalillo

Filed under California Angels, Cleveland Indians
June 15, 1968

The Angels sent Jimmie Hall to the Indians for Vic Davalillo on the major league trading deadline in an exchange of players with remarkable parallels. Both Hall and Davalillo are lefthanded batting and throwing outfielders. Both started their major league careers in 1963 as center fielders, but since have been shifted to right field. Both

Tovar Breaks Up Lolich's No-Hitter At Final Out

Filed under Detroit Tigers
June 12, 1968

Mickey Lolich was one out from the season’s first no-hitter when Cesar Tovar lined the first pitch between Ray Oyler and Don Wert for a clean single as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Minnesota Twins, 5-0. It was the second no-hitter attempt by a Tiger pitcher against this Twins lineup this season. Last month, but

Sparma's near no-no overshadows Kaline's big day

Filed under Detroit Tigers
May 2, 1968

Al Kaline has been a fixture in the Tiger outfield nearly 15 years. Last season as the Tigers won a world’s championship, Kaline put up respectable numbers: .286, 23 HR, 75 RBI and batted .286 with 2 RBI in the Series victory over St. Louis. At 33, he was the clubhouse leader and a steady


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