1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Joe Coleman

Seaver, Cuellar Named Top Hurlers for August

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Uncategorized
September 2, 1969

Orioles’ southpaw Mike Cuellar was named Pitcher of the Month for the second time this season as the 32-year-old joined teammate Dave McNally was baseball’s first 20-game winners for 1969. Cuellar won the award in April when he opened the season with a perfect 5-0 mark, a 1.89 ERA in 38 innings. In August, Cuellar

Freehan Delivers Pennant For Tigers

Filed under Detroit Tigers
September 21, 1968

As the St. Louis Cardinals advanced to the World Series, the Detroit Tigers missed an opportunity to simultaneously having their ticket punched on Thursday with an eleventh inning loss against New York at Tiger Stadium. Denny McLain struck out 14 over the eleven innings, and deserved his 28th victory of the season. New York took

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Pair of Jose Homers Nip Halos in 11; Tribe extends AL lead

Filed under Cleveland Indians
April 30, 1968

The Cleveland Indians defeated the California Angels in eleven innings, 2-1, on two solo home runs by pinch-hitter Jose Vidal and Jose Cardenal. Vidal’s blast, his second of the season and both hit in a pinch-hitting role, tied the game in the eighth inning. Cardenal led off the bottom of the eleventh with his third

Coleman Surprised by Demotion

Filed under Washington Senators
August 15, 1967

The road to glory is not always paved. Joe Coleman, 20-year-old Washington righthander, discovered this when he was optioned to York, the Senators’ Eastern League farm club, in mid-August. Coleman’s demotion surprised everyone. The youngster had a record of 5-7, and although he had be relegated to the bullpen temporarily, it seemed he would be

Howard Lifts Senators Past Yankees, 3-2

Filed under New York Yankees, Washington Senators
April 11, 1967

Frank Howard drove in all three Washington runs as the Senators held off the New York Yankees for a 3-2 Opening Day win before 44,382 spectators at D.C. Stadium. Howard drove in a pair of runs in the Senators first off Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre (0-1) with a single scoring Ed Brinkman and Bernie Allen.

1967 Washington Senators Preview

Filed under Washington Senators
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: It’s been 20 years since the Washington Senators experienced the heady prosperity of finishing in the first division. It may not happen this year, either, but you better believe the Senators are getting there. It’s a certainty the once downtrodden Senators no longer are going to droop through their daily occupation looking

Washington Announces Callups

Filed under Washington Senators
August 31, 1966

As the sun grows thinner over the yardarm, the Nats announced they will bring up six men for the September run. Dick Bosman and Joe Coleman will be recalled from York (Eastern), and Hank Allen, older brother of the Phillies’ Richie, pitchers Pete Craig and Dave Baldwin and catcher Mike Brumley will come from Hawaii

Senators Sign Grieve With Hefty Bonus

Filed under Washington Senators
August 20, 1966

The Senators signed versatile rookie Tom Grieve in their own version of a “no-cut” contract such as used by pro football teams. Grieve received an estimated $60,000 bonus, making him the third highest in Senator history. Pitcher Joe Coleman reportedly go $70,000 and shortstop Ed Brinkman received an estimated $65,000 to sign. Grieve refused to

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