1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jim Bunning

Dodgers Make Deal for Bunning

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Uncategorized
August 18, 1969

When Al Campanis completed the deal with Pittsburgh for Jim Bunning, it was immediately labeled the new vice-president’s “second pennant deal.” The first was the acquisition from Montreal of Maury Wills and Manny Mota, both of whom have played powerful roles in keeping the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West race. It was

Buc Injuries Blamed For Club's Flop

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
August 26, 1968

All last winter, Larry Shepard dreamed pleasant dreams about the Pirates in faraway Lincoln, Neb. When he thought of the Bucs, and all that good hitting and with Jim Bunning starting a new career in Pittsburgh, he couldn’t help but dream of a pennant. Shepard talked pennant all winter and he talked it all during

Bucs Lose Game, Stargell in Disasterous Eighth

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
June 23, 1968

The San Francisco Giants spoiled a Jim Bunning shut out by scoring four runs in the top of the eighth inning to march to a 4-1 victory before a crowd of 16,843 at Forbes Field. A seventy minute rain delay after six innings could not derail Bunning until the eighth when a pair of errors,

Drysdale Spins Three Hit Shutout

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates
June 4, 1968

Don Drysdale evened his record to 6-6 with an overpowering performance at Dodger Stadium against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Drysdale held the formidable Bucs lineup to three hits as Wes Parker homered in Los Angeles’ 2-0 victory. Former Dodger Maury Wills beat out an infield single with one out in the fourth, but Drysdale struck out

Yaz breaks up rookie Bahnsen's no-hitter in the ninth; Yanks win 3-0

Filed under New York Yankees
May 10, 1968

In his eighth career starter, New York’s Stan Bahnsen no-hit the Boston Red Sox through twenty-five outs. Bahnsen battled Boston starter Gary Waslewski for six plus innings until Gene Michael plated Tom Tresh with a single through the hole at short. Bahnsen received two insurance runs in the eighth with a two-run single by catcher

Kaline, Cepeda Sock It to 'Em

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals
May 6, 1968

The announcement of Detroit’s Al Kaline as American League Player of the Week surprised no one as the Tiger veteran slugged five home runs and drove in 12 runs in the week ending May 5. Orlando Cepeda was named the winner in the National League as Cha-Cha has led the Cardinals to an early five

Chance blanks crippled Yankees, 2-0

Filed under New York Yankees
April 14, 1968

Dean Chance pitched a two-hit shutout as the Minnesota Twins remained undefeated with a 2-0 win in a game overshadowed by injuries to Yankees’ Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke. The continuing impression of general impotence of the Yankees was supported by the shutout, but was completely brought to light with Pepitone’s mishap. Pepitone suffered a


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