1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: John Wyatt

Post-Season Thoughts on 1967 Replay

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds
October 2, 1967

With the Red Sox atop the American League for most of the summer, the conclusion to my replay surprised me. But if you consider the pre-2004 atmosphere around Fenway Park, the second time around the order with my replay may just be as possible an outcome than the real “Impossible Dream”. The goats for the

Boston's Impossible Dream Thrown Away

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins
September 30, 1967

The Impossible Dream of a pennant-winning season in Boston proved to be impossible after all. Fielding gaffes in stretch run choked any championship dreams for Manager Dick Williams’ troops. A muffed pop fly by reliever John Wyatt cost the Red Sox a crucial win in Detroit two weeks ago. Yesterday, two consecutive errors by third

Boston's Magical Misery Tour Continues

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox
September 22, 1967

The Boston Red Sox Impossible Dream season has quickly turned into a nightmare. This week has been one bad trip for Dick Williams and his Boston upstarts who now looking up three and a half games to the league leading the Detroit Tigers with a little over a week to play. The Baltimore Orioles sent

Tigers Cash In On Boston Miscues

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers
September 18, 1967

The Detroit Tigers took the lead in the American League pennant chase by virtue of a 7-4 extra-inning victory over the Boston Red Sox. The win broke a deadlock atop the standings board and gave the home nine a one game advantage over the opponent. Norm Cash tied the game in the ninth with a

Jones Single in 12th Rallies Sox, 9-8

Filed under Boston Red Sox
September 15, 1967

The Boston Red Sox thrilled sold-out Fenway Park with another comeback victory, their fifth such win in six games thus far on the current homestand. Last night, the Sox came off the mat twice, rallying from a five-run deficit in the early stages and again down by a run in the twelfth inning. The hero

Great Scott! Boston Wins Opener, 8-7

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox
April 12, 1967

George Scott belted a ninth-inning two-out solo home run over the left field wall off Dennis Higgins (0-1) to win the opener for the Boston Red Sox, 8-7, over the Chicago White Sox. Boston took an early four-run lead, and seemed to have control of the game as Jim Lonborg held the Chisox at bay

1967 Boston Red Sox Preview

Filed under Boston Red Sox
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: At 37 years of- age, Dick Williams is optimistic, enthusiastic and completely nonplussed about his new job of managing the Boston Red Sox, It also might be added that Williams is extremely capable. These are big plusses for the new head man in Fenway Park. And he will need them, and maybe

Santiago Paying Dividends for Red Sox

Filed under Boston Red Sox
September 4, 1966

Among American League teams this year, perhaps none has paid a higher price for a clerical error than the Kansas City Athletics. Last season Kansas City owned a pitcher named Jose Santiago, who had great potential, but also had an annoying habit of spending most of his time in hospitals. After a severe ankle injury


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