1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jose Cardenal

Pair of Jose Homers Nip Halos in 11; Tribe extends AL lead

Filed under Cleveland Indians
April 30, 1968

The Cleveland Indians defeated the California Angels in eleven innings, 2-1, on two solo home runs by pinch-hitter Jose Vidal and Jose Cardenal. Vidal’s blast, his second of the season and both hit in a pinch-hitting role, tied the game in the eighth inning. Cardenal led off the bottom of the eleventh with his third

Gary Bell Twirls No-Hitter; Conigliaro Injured

Filed under Boston Red Sox
August 18, 1967

Gary Bell (6-8) pitched a no-hitter against the California Angels, 4-0, snapping a three-game Red Sox losing streak, but all of those accomplishments are overshadowed by the loss of slugger Tony Conigliaro who was struck by the second pitch of the fourth inning. The pitch from Angel starter Jack Hamilton (4-9) hit him just below

Halos Rally Past Pale Hose, 8-4

Filed under California Angels
May 28, 1967

The California Angels defeated the Chicago White Sox, 8-4, for a series clinching win and a return to the .500 mark at 21-21. Jim McGlothlin (6-2) worked through five walks to earn the victory. The Angels scored five runs in the eighth inning to double up Chicago. Wilbur Wood (0-1) took the loss in relief

Campy In Theft Race Again

Filed under Oakland Athletics
August 15, 1966

A year ago, Bert Campaneris won the American League base-stealing championship in a romp. In fact, the 24-year-old native of Cuba had only his second cousin – Jose Cardenal of the Angels – to battle. Campy wound up with 52 steals, 11 more than Cardenal. This season, Campaneris has the same speed and more know-how.

White Sox Catchers to Wear Protective Headgear

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 14, 1966

White Sox Manager Eddie Stanky, who knows what it is to get hit on the head, has ordered his catchers to wear protective batting liners when they are behind the plate. “It just makes common sense,” said Stanky. “This should help eliminate head injuries.” Stanky issued the order in Detroit on May 14 after the

Angel Angles – October 3, 1965

Filed under California Angels
October 3, 1965

* Fred Haney recently cited the Angels’ desperate need for consistent hitting. What he meant was hitting, period. While winning 76 games and losing 86, the Angels scored only 569 runs, second lowest in the junior circuit, for an average of 3.5 runs per game. In an area famed for its movie-land divorces, the Angels’

Athletics Addendum – October 3, 1965

Filed under Oakland Athletics

* Except for the World Series, the 1965 baseball season is now a matter of history. As far as followers of the Athletics are concerned, it makes grim reading. The A’s season was filled with promotions, gimmicks and defeats. Some of the promotions were highly successful, and some of the gimmicks were unusual, but the

Mays, Oliva Top League Honors

Filed under News

American League MVP: Tony Oliva, Minnesota .337, 14 HR, 92 RBI, 20 SB Oliva missed some time with a leg injury, but batted .402 down the stretch in a successful pennant drive for the Twins. National League MVP: Willie Mays, San Francisco .312, 54 HR, 118 RBI Mays hit the most home runs in the

Campy Circles The Diamond in Loss

Filed under Oakland Athletics
September 8, 1965

With the club in last place and attendance dwindling, Kansas City owner Charlie O. Finley thought of another promotion to top “Farmer’s Night”, “Automotive Industry Night,” and “Sportsman Night,” Finley now devised “Campy Campaneris Night.” The promotion was intended to honor the most popular Kansas City player – the versatile Bert Campaneris. The promotion worked

Angel Angles – August 15, 1965

Filed under California Angels
August 15, 1965

# Dean Chance spun a one-hitter against the Orioles in the opening game of a doubleheader, August 4. Only Oriole rookie Curt Blefary stood between Chance and perfection. Blefary singled off Chance in the second, and then drew Dean’s only free pass in the eighth, but that did follow an error by third baseman Paul


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