1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Johnny Podres

Fans Slow to Warm Up to Padres' Youth Kick

Filed under San Diego Padres
July 8, 1969

Winning and attendance have been major problems for the expansionist Padres this season. The problems are directly related. The Padres haven’t been winning because they don’t have the established players to compete in the National League. And a major reason for their modest attendance has been the anonymity of the young, inexperienced club. Buzzie Bavasi

Colavito Added to Bolster Sox Lineup

Filed under Chicago White Sox
July 30, 1967

Rocky Colavito, who late yesterday became the latest White Sox weapon, may be in right field against Johnny Podres of the Detroit Tigers in one of today’s two games. It all depends on whether then 33-year-old outfielder arrives in Chicago in time after cleaning out his locker in Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium. General Manager Ed Short

Veteran Podres Loses No Hitter in Ninth

Filed under Detroit Tigers
September 15, 1966

Summoning past mound glories, Tiger pitcher Johnny Podres pitched eight and a third of no-hit baseball as Detroit defeated the Minnesota Twins, 5-0. A sparse Thursday night crowd of 4,332 rose to their feet as the veteran took the mound in the ninth, but after pinch-hitter Ron Clark was retired, rookie Cesar Tovar broke up

Podres Revitalized in Bengal Rotation

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 8, 1966

General Manager Jim Campbell watched intently as Johnny Podres set up the hitter with a slow curve before whipping a fast ball for a strike. “You know, I think we can get another year out of Johnny,” ventured Campbell. Al Kaline, playing the outfield behind Podres for several months, is impressed by the savvy and

Dodgers sell Series Hero Podres to Tigers

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers
May 10, 1966

Johnny Podres of the Los Angeles Dodgers was traded to Detroit Monday for an undisclosed amount of case and a player to be named later. Podres, 33, a left-hander was the hero of Brooklyn’s 1955 World Series triumph over the New York Yankees, has a 136-105 career won-lost record in 13 seasons. Contacted in his

Dodger Dope – April 12, 1965

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
April 12, 1965

The Dodgers know they went into spring training with some question marks and opened the season with some exclamation points. One of these was Bob Miller, the righthanded reliever, who underwent an emergency appendectomy just days before spring training started, and was working as hard as any of the pitchers, and just as effectively, in

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