1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: John Donaldson

Twins Take West Title

Filed under Minnesota Twins, Uncategorized
September 19, 1969

The Minnesota Twins captured the first ever American League West title with a 3-0 victory over the Seattle Pilots in front of an audience of 23,700 at Metropolitan Stadium. Dave Boswell, the focus of controversy last month, won his 22nd game of the season with a season-high 13 strikeouts. It was Boswell’s third shutout of

Yankees double up Oakland for first victory, 4-2

Filed under New York Yankees
April 16, 1968

Fritz Peterson with an assist from Joe Verbanic held the Oakland Athletics at bay as the New York Yankees won their first game of the season, 4-2. Peterson ran into trouble in the ninth after retiring the first two batters. John Donaldson doubled down the right field line, and Phil Roof followed with a single

Kaycee Promotes No. 1 Pick: Jackson

Filed under Oakland Athletics
June 9, 1967

The Kansas City Athletics announced they are bringing up three promising hitters from the minors, headed by outfielder Reggie Jackson, termed by Manager Alvin Dark “another Rick Monday.” The A’s paid $104,000 for Monday’s signature and $85,000 for Jackson’s. Both are lefthanded power hitters from Arizona State. Jackson and catcher Dave Duncan, a right-handed power

Jackson Wins Game in Debut

Filed under Oakland Athletics

Reggie Jackson, Kansas City’s 20-year-old first round selection in last year’s draft, stepped into the batter’s box against one of baseball’s finest southpaw hurlers. On this sultry Midwestern afternoon, the left-handed Jackson, fresh from Birmingham, was facing the toughest of tests against McDowell, called by many as the Sandy Koufax of the American League. In

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