1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: John Boozer

Giles Rules in Spitball Flare-up at Shea Stadium

Filed under New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies
May 3, 1968

Warren Giles, president of the National League, stepped into the uproar over the controversial “spitball rule” today and that a pitcher should not be charged with a ball for wetting his hand while warming up. Giles issued new instructions to his league’s five umpire crews after Umpire Ed Vargo tossed Philadelphia pitcher John Boozer out

Colavito Helps Dodgers Edge Mets In Extras

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
April 19, 1968

Rocky Colavito, inserted as a last-minute replacement for rookie Jim Fairey, drove in a run and scored the go-ahead run as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 2-1, in thirteen innings at Shea Stadium. Fairey, a 23-year-old rookie outfielder, overslept in his hotel room thinking the opening game of the four-game series

Jaster Blanks Phils; Then Cards Romp to DH Sweep

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 25, 1967

The St. Louis Cardinals extended their win streak to ten games with a doubleheader home sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. The sweep pushed the Redbirds past the Phillies for second place in the National League. St. Louis is two and a half game behind Cincinnati. The opener was a tight 1-0 shutout victory by Cardinal

Braves Acquire Uecker in Catcher Swap

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies
June 6, 1967

The Philadelphia Phillies tonight traded catcher Bob Uecker to the Atlanta Braves for catcher Gene Oliver. General Manager John Quinn said the trade of the two 32-year receivers was completed in New York at today’s free-agent draft. Uecker, who came to the Phillies in 1965 along with Bill White and Dick Groat from St. Louis,

Philadelphia Places Ramos on Waivers

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
May 31, 1967

The Philadelphia Phillies purchased righthanded pitcher John Boozer from San Diego of the Pacific Coast League and asked waivers on veteran pitcher Pedro Ramos. The 28-year-old Boozer had a 3-4 record at San Diego. Ramos, 32, was in the big leagues for 12 years at Washington, Minnesota, Cleveland and the New York Yankees. The Phils

Phillie Fodder – September 6, 1965

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
September 6, 1965

* On September 4, Jim Bunning stepped to the hill at Crosley Field seeking to snap his team’s five-game losing streak, and in the process, win his twentieth game, a mark he had not reached since 1957. After a 9-3 loss, Bunning was able to do neither, but the veteran righthander broke the team record

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