1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jim Kaat

Sain Out as Tigers' Pitching Coach

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Uncategorized
August 10, 1969

The Detroit Tigers announced that pitching coach was released. “He didn’t resign,” declared General Manager Jim Campbell, who acted after talking by telephone with Owner John Fetzer in Kalamazoo, Mich. “He was fired,” said manager Mayo Smith bluntly. “John should be the manager. That’s the only way he can run a pitching staff the way

Howard, Rader Named Players of the Month

Filed under Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Washington Senators
September 1, 1968

Behemoth Frank Howard of the Washington Senators was named American League Player of the Month after topping all major league players with 14 home runs and 31 runs batted in during the month of August. Howard batted .280 for the month. In the National League, Doug Rader of the Houston Astros drew headlines for his

Kaat Loses No-Hitter With One Out Left

Filed under Minnesota Twins
August 8, 1968

Pinch-hitter Davey Johnson laced a clean single to center field with two outs in the ninth inning to break up Minnesota southpaw Jim Kaat’s bid for the second no-hitter of this baseball season in the Twins’ 6-0 victory in Baltimore over the Orioles before a scant crowd of 7.874. Kaat (6-6) was masterful as only

Astros Trounce Dodger Sub Kekich

Filed under Houston Astros
May 25, 1968

Manager Walter Alston turned to rookie Mike Kekich as a last minute replacement for staff ace Bill Singer. Singer is back in Los Angeles getting treatment for an eye infection and will probably be out for a week. Kekich and the Dodgers lost in Houston, 5-4. Astro center fielder hitter Ron Davis greeted Kekich with

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

1967 Awards Announced

Filed under News
October 20, 1967

Most Valuable Player: American League: Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski, Boston. .325, 46 HR, 123 RBI, 11 SB National League: Close race between batting champion Roberto Clemente and RBI king Ron Santo. Rumor has it that a newsletter circulated out Kansas City by an 18-year-old teenager suggested that the writers combine the on-base percentage and

Boston's Impossible Dream Thrown Away

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins
September 30, 1967

The Impossible Dream of a pennant-winning season in Boston proved to be impossible after all. Fielding gaffes in stretch run choked any championship dreams for Manager Dick Williams’ troops. A muffed pop fly by reliever John Wyatt cost the Red Sox a crucial win in Detroit two weeks ago. Yesterday, two consecutive errors by third

1967 Minnesota Twins Preview

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: If the name of the game is pitching – as everybody seems to think – then now is the time to paste the name, Minnesota Twins, under your hatband as blue chip contenders. The 1967 Twins are going to sport the most revised look in the league. The Minnesotans have shed their

Robinson's Twin Clouts Trips Twins, 5-0.

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
September 9, 1966

The Baltimore Orioles have been in first place in the American League since the first week of June. The defending champion Minnesota Twins stumbled mightily out of the gate, but when the Orioles seized the perch, the Twins were only three games out. And there they sat, within striking distance, all summer long. So as

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