1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Dodgers Rally to Take Crown

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 13, 1966

Walter Alston walked out of his office at Dodger Stadium and into the clubhouse. Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax were sitting in front of Koufax’s locker. Both players turned to look at Alston, and the manager flipped a baseball toward Koufax, turned, and walked away. The decision was made. There would be no explanations or

Dodgers Edge O's, 3-1.

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 8, 1966

Baltimore, Oct. 8 (AP) – The Los Angeles Dodgers crept back into the World Series with a 3-1 road victory. Claude Osteen and Phil Regan combined on a four-hitter, and would have shut the Orioles out but for more defensive lapses by Walter Alston’s troops. Prior to the game, Alston made a significant lineup change

Orioles Open With 4-1 Victory

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 5, 1966

Los Angeles, Oct. 5 (AP) – The Baltimore Orioles captured the opening game of the 1966 World Series with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Dave McNally scattered six hits over seven and one-third innings to keep the Dodgers off the scoreboard, save a fourth inning home run by Lou Johnson that initiated

1966 World Series Preview

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 4, 1966

Baltimore – The Orioles enter the 1966 World Series full of confidence. The only thing Manager Hank Bauer was willing to concede as the Orioles worked out at Dodger Stadium was that the World Series would go at least four games. “We were the best club in baseball in June and July,” the manager said,

Marichal Loses Perfect Game on Close Call; Wins 1-0

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
August 27, 1966

A crowd of 41,876 filled Candlestick Park on a picture perfect San Francisco afternoon. Don Drysdale and Juan Marichal were again slated to face another. In May, everyone anticipated a scoreless duel, but the Dodgers doubled up the Giants, 6-3, that afternoon. Today, the game lived up to the expectations. The Dodgers appeared to be

Giants Rally to Defeat Koufax, 6-5

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
August 26, 1966

The Dodgers remained in control of the National League as they took 3 of 4 from the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals and beat the Atlanta Braves 2 of 3 games during their most recent home stand. The club made the weekend trip up the coast to visit their northern rivals with a five game lead.

Twins Win World Championship, 3-1.

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 11, 1965

Los Angeles, Oct 11 – The Minnesota Twins brought the first World Series championship to the Land of a Thousand Lakes and the first championship for the Griffith family in forty-one years with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers before 55,801 in attendance at Dodger Stadium. As Sandy Koufax took his second turn

Battey Sends Twins to LA Up Two Games

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 7, 1965

Bloomington, Minn., Oct 7 – Earl Battey singled home Tony Oliva with the game-winning run in the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins took Game 2 of the 1965 World Series before 48,700 at Metropolitan Stadium. Twins first baseman Don Mincher, a potential goat of the game, breathed a sigh of relief as Oliva scored

Dodgers, Twins Match Up In Series

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
September 30, 1965

As the Cincinnati Reds continued to win in September, Dodger fans naturally became nervous. A comfortable September lead shrunk to four and a half games with a week and a half to play. The Reds had reeled off fourteen consecutive wins until stumbling on Saturday against Robin Roberts in Houston. By Monday, the Dodgers needed

Dodger Dope – September 6, 1965

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
September 6, 1965

* Since taking the league lead on June 6, the Dodgers have withstood all challengers – this time around, it was the Pittsburgh Pirates who the Dodgers literally beat back with a double-header sweep at Forbes Field, September 1. In the opener, Sandy Koufax won his 20th game in a 4-2 Dodger win. By striking


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