1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jim Hickman

Cubs' Pitcher Regan's Story Most Moving

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 25, 1968

Swirling snow and cold where enough to keep the Cubs from playing the Atlanta Braves in Wrigley Field yesterday but not enough to prevent Cub pitchers from putting on their uniforms and running around the outfield. And this included the newest of their number, Phil Regan. Obtained the day before from the Dodgers, Regan had

Horton Leaves Game as Tribe Prevails, 5-1

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 24, 1968

The Detroit Tigers fell to the Cleveland Indians, 5-1, and as part of a disastrous four run Cleveland eighth inning, lost the services of slugger Willie Horton for some time. Horton left the game on a stretcher after colliding with center fielder Jim Northrup on a shallow fly ball off the bat of Cleveland’s Tony

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

Dodgers May Convert Hickman to Pitching

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
June 18, 1967

The Dodgers, having witnessed Cincinnati’s successful conversion of Mel Queen from outfielder to pitcher, are thinking of doing the same thing with Jim Hickman. Hickman, acquired last winter from the Mets, worked out under the supervision of pitching coach Lefty Phillips Sunday, then pitched batting practice. “His fast ball has good velocity and it takes

Giants Sweep But Rivalry Renewed

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
April 30, 1967

The San Francisco Giants paid a visit to Chavez Ravine to renew their rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Times had changed since the clubs last met in September. The Dodgers closed that series with a 15-5 rout over the Giants en route to a world’s championship. The Giants took little consolation that they won

Dodgers Rally Past Braves in Twelve

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 26, 1967

Los Angeles – Jim Hickman hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the 12th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Hickman’s single gave the Dodgers their only lead of the game and it was just in time as the Dodgers rallied from behind to force extra

1967 New York Mets Preview

Filed under New York Mets
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The Mets, who broke out of the basement last year and for the first time in their brief career avoided losing 100 games, were a changed looking group from 1966 when this season got under way in spring training. Most celebrated newcomer is Tommy Davis, the ex-Dodger who won the league batting

1967 Los Angeles Dodgers Preview

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers

Street & Smith’s: While speculation sizzles on how much damage the loss of Sandy Koufax will inflict on the Dodgers, let’s just suppose they had been without him last year. The Dodgers, winning the pennant by four and a half games, won 101, lost 61, Koufax either won or lost in all except five of

Mets Set Attendance Record, Avoid 100-Loss Season

Filed under New York Mets
October 2, 1966

Eddie Bressoud’s single in the 13th inning of the season finale against Houston spared the Mets from another 100-loss season, the first time the Mets have not lost 100 in franchise history. A crowd of 40,409, the largest attendance in any baseball stadium on the season’s final day, witnessed thrilling baseball action as the clubs

McGraw, Harrelson Recalled from Jacksonville

Filed under New York Mets
August 12, 1966

Southpaw Tug McGraw and shortstop Bud Harrelson were called up from Jacksonville as righthander Darrell Sutherland went down and Roy McMillan went on the disabled list. McMillen, trying to recover from a shoulder injury, was put out of commission again when a fan bumped hm as he was walking across the field after a game


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