1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Johnny Edwards

Bing Shakes Redbird Nest

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 6, 1969

Bing Devine keeps changing players around as if they were so many bubble gum cards. The Cardinals’ general manager ought to receive an award as the best friend the airlines ever had. Before Bing is through, the Redbirds’ 1968 pennant winners will have to hold a reunion soon if they want to reminisce about the

Gibson Wins Ninth on Late Pinch Hit

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 28, 1968

Bob Gibson won his ninth game of the season with a 3-2 Cardinal victory over the San Francisco Giants. Pinch hitter Johnny Edwards, batting for Gibson, hit a two-run single in the seventh to lift the Redbirds. Joe Hoerner closed the game out for St. Louis, and the Cardinals win their thirtieth game of the

Mets Lose 10th Straight in 11 Innings; Harrelson Injured

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets
May 10, 1967

Leo Cardenas led off the eleventh inning with a home run off reliever Jack Lamabe (0-1) to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 win over the New York Mets before 8,779 at Shea Stadium. The Reds seized an early two-run lead in the second as Lee May singled and Floyd Robinson doubled to led

Behind The Bold Red Uprising In Cincinnati

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 30, 1967

We’re a 25-man team now. Look. Tonight Vada Pinson can’t play because he pulled a muscle in his hip. Tommy Harper moves over to center field, and Floyd Robinson plays right. Keep your eye on Robby. He has worked like hell to get ready to help. On days off he’d go out to the ball

Cincinnati's Flamethrowers

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 21, 1967

Red catcher Johnny Edwards calls them the “flame throwers”. “And brother,” chimes in Jimmie Coker, “when they’re pitching, those hitters really see some white heat.” The two Red catchers were referring to Jim Maloney, Billy McCool, Gary Nolan and Mel Queen. Maloney and McCool need no introductions, but Nolan and Queen might. They’re newcomers to

1967 Cincinnati Reds Preview

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: From redhot pennant contenders of two years ago to a somewhat drastically shaken up club. That’s the sad story of the Reds. It all started when owner Bill DeWitt traded Frank Robinson for Baltimore’s Milt Pappas. Before the year was over, DeWitt had sold the ball club. In between, his new manager,

Edwards: Players Will Not Unionize

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
August 1, 1966

According to Cincinnati catcher Johnny Edwards, one of the 20 major league player representatives, major league players have no desire to organize their own labor union or associate with any such organization now in operation. “Many things have been said and written since we hired Mr. Miller (Marvin J. Miller, of Pittsburgh and formerly an

The First Indoor No-Hitter

Filed under Houston Astros
July 2, 1966

Dick “Turk” Farrell pitched the first no-hitter of the 1966 season with a 4-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Farrell, one of the original Colts still on the Houston roster, made easy work of Don Heffner’s lineup as the ball did not leave Houston’s synthetic infield until a Tommy Helms’ fly out to Lee Maye

Reds Call Up No. 1 Pick Nolan

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
July 1, 1966

Pitcher Gary Nolan, the Reds’ No. 1 choice in the free-agent draft, joined the club in Houston and accompanied the team on the western swing. He’s an 18-year-old 6-3, 190-pound right hander from Oroville, Calif., who received “one of the highest bonuses” ever paid a pitcher by the Reds – a reported $50,000. “The kid

Reds Roster Boasts New Faces

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 15, 1966

As bad luck piled up this spring, new Reds manager Don Heffner looked for a silver lining. Two days before the season opener, starting catcher Johnny Edwards suffered a dislocated finger in an exhibition game with the Chisox. The Reds finished last in Grapefruit League action with a 10-20 record, their worst spring performance since


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