1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Joe Pepitone

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

Mantle Passes Foxx for Third on HR List

Filed under New York Yankees
September 13, 1968

New York Yankee Mickey Mantle passed Jimmie Foxx on the home run list with his 535th career home run in second game of last night’s double header sweep against the Washington Senators. Mantle led off the top of the sixth inning with a towering shot into the right field bleachers at D.C. Stadium. The first

First Sackers Pepitone, McCovey and Aces McLain, Jenkins Honored

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants
August 2, 1968

The winners of the Player of the Month and Pitcher of the Month awards were announced for the month of July, 1968. There are a pair of repeat honorees as Detroit’s Denny McLain and San Francisco’s Willie McCovey were named AL Pitcher of the Month and NL Player of the Month, respectively. McLain was a

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

Callison Hands Gibson First Loss

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 17, 1968

And on his eighth game, Bob Gibson lost. In the first inning at Connie Mack Stadium before a crowd of 17,034, Johnny Callison hit a two-out home run into the left center field bleachers against Cardinal starter Bob Gibson (7-1). Remarkably, the wrong way clout would be the only Phillie hit for the night. Woodie

Twins Hold First On Boswell Shutout; Mantle Injured

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 21, 1968

The Minnesota Twins maintained their half game lead over the surging Oakland Athletics on Dave Boswell’s five-hit shutout over the New York Yankees, 6-0. The game was more disheartening for the Yankees, who have lost Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke to injury, as slugger Mickey Mantle left the game in the sixth inning with a

Chance blanks crippled Yankees, 2-0

Filed under New York Yankees
April 14, 1968

Dean Chance pitched a two-hit shutout as the Minnesota Twins remained undefeated with a 2-0 win in a game overshadowed by injuries to Yankees’ Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke. The continuing impression of general impotence of the Yankees was supported by the shutout, but was completely brought to light with Pepitone’s mishap. Pepitone suffered a

Pepitone Enjoying Quiet Season

Filed under New York Yankees
August 18, 1967

It’s been a comparatively quiet year for Joe Pepitone, who had been a controversial figure through most of his baseball life. It may indicate that fun-loving Peppy is maturing a little, but it doesn’t mean he spends his spare time reading paper-backed novels. “It’s just that I’m happy and contended,” Pepitone said. “I have not

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.


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