1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jerry May

May Swinging Torrid Bat to Retain Bucco Mitt Job

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
April 19, 1969

Some people have trouble spelling Manny Sanguillen’s name. Jerry May has no trouble. To May, Sanguillen spells challenge. Jerry’s status as the No. 1 Pirate catcher job was in jeopardy a few months ago. Larry Shepard kept telling people that May, a two-year regular, would have to beat out Sanguillen in spring training to retain

Gibson Wins 14th in Cardinal Sweep

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 26, 1968

Cardinals starter Bob Gibson won his fourteenth in sixteen decisions in the opener of a double-header sweep over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Gibson shut down the Bucs over seven innings before allowing a run in the eighth in the Redbirds’ 4-1 opening win. In the nightcap, the home team rallied with four runs in the sixth

The Jim Hickman Experiment

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
July 4, 1967

The Fourth of July firework display came on the field for the sparse crowd of 8,090 at Forbes Field as the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the Pittsburgh Pirates in a wild 18-14 affair. The Dodgers erupted for eighteen runs, and enjoyed a thirteen run lead going into the eighth inning. Manager Walter Alston saw

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