1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Joe Azcue

Boston Fans Go Wild at Ted’s Second Coming

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators
April 23, 1969

It was 30 years and two days since he played his first game at Fenway Park, and now Ted Williams was returning as manager. For the first time in his life, he was wearing an enemy uniform in Boston. The day got off to a terrible start for Ted. The Senators’ chartered plane was forced

Boston Fans Go Wild at Ted's Second Coming

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators

It was 30 years and two days since he played his first game at Fenway Park, and now Ted Williams was returning as manager. For the first time in his life, he was wearing an enemy uniform in Boston. The day got off to a terrible start for Ted. The Senators’ chartered plane was forced

Hawk Nests In Boston; Trade May Be Nullified

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
April 20, 1969

Slugging Ken Harrelson, stunned and shaken by a trade which he claimed would cost him up to $750,000 in lost business opportunities, retired from baseball at the age of 27 yesterday rather than report from the Boston Red Sox to the Cleveland Indians. The long haired “Hawk”, who captivated the city of Boston with his

Indians Winning While City Smolders Amid Rioting

Filed under Cleveland Indians
July 22, 1966

Mickey Lolich and the Detroit Tigers snapped the Indians’ five game winning streak with a 4-0 shutout at Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium. The game provided a refuge for both teams as the Tigers learned of manager Bob Swift’s cancer diagnosis and the Indians continued to play in a city ravaged by race riots. The Indians have

Sims Back on Shelf Again

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 28, 1966

The injury jinx continued to hound the Indians. Catcher Duke Sims was placed on the disabled list, June 22. Sims suffered a ruptured disc on June 4 and might be out for the season. The injury was originally thought to be simply a pinched sciatic nerve. Sims made a pinch-hitting appearance afterward, but finally, he

Hinton Emergency Backstop as Crandall Sidelined

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 18, 1966

Chuck Hinton has been catching in batting practice in the event anything happens to the Indians’ two able-bodied receivers, Joe Azcue and rookie Buddy Booker. The latter made his first major league start on June 18 and delivered a three-run homer in the ninth inning. Del Crandall has been sidelined with a broken finger and

Azcue Stepping Up for Tribe

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 12, 1966

They used to call Joe Azcue the Immortal Cuban, and things like that. Then the nickname became obsolete. Now it seems appropriate again, except that the reformed receiver has other ideas. “Please, not that immortal stuff again,” Azcue pleaded recently. He had a four-for-four performance against the Twins, May 29, and leads the club with


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