1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Johnny Bench

Reds' Free Fall Continues at Nine

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Uncategorized
August 18, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds have led the National League’s Western Division since the beginning of the campaign, but a current nine-game losing streak has the Reds’ division dreams in jeopardy. The Western race tightened during the summer as the Dodgers, Giants, and Braves have climbed the standings. An embarrassing double-header loss to expansion Montreal dropped the

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Nolan Blanks Phillies in Season Debut

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 31, 1968

Gary Nolan had warned Johnny Bench before the game. “Get me some hits tonight or you’ll be sleeping in the hall,” Nolan told the rookie Red catcher. “It’s a good think I did pitch,” added a grinning Gary. “Because after the night Johnny had, I would not have been able to talk to him.” In

Killebrew, Shamsky Named Players of the Week

Filed under Minnesota Twins, New York Mets
April 22, 1968

Minnesota slugger Harmon Killebrew, no stranger to springtime laurels, was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 21. Killebrew batted .318 with five home runs and ten RBI on the week. Killebrew won Player of the Month honors in April and May during the 1967 season. In the National League,

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


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