1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ken Johnson

Williams Loses No-Hitter, Game in 9th

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 18, 1968

Indians’ veteran hurler Stan Williams stood one out away from pitching the season’s first no-hitter. Cleveland led the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0, by virtue of Williams’ RBI single in the fifth inning. The evening was setting up to be a memorable one in front of small gathering of 5,394 in cavernous Municipal Stadium. A fantastic jump

Yaz breaks up rookie Bahnsen's no-hitter in the ninth; Yanks win 3-0

Filed under New York Yankees
May 10, 1968

In his eighth career starter, New York’s Stan Bahnsen no-hit the Boston Red Sox through twenty-five outs. Bahnsen battled Boston starter Gary Waslewski for six plus innings until Gene Michael plated Tom Tresh with a single through the hole at short. Bahnsen received two insurance runs in the eighth with a two-run single by catcher

Cubs' Pitcher Regan's Story Most Moving

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 25, 1968

Swirling snow and cold where enough to keep the Cubs from playing the Atlanta Braves in Wrigley Field yesterday but not enough to prevent Cub pitchers from putting on their uniforms and running around the outfield. And this included the newest of their number, Phil Regan. Obtained the day before from the Dodgers, Regan had

Johnson bests rookie Singer, Dodgers, 3-0.

Filed under Atlanta Braves
August 21, 1967

Los Angeles – Ten-year veteran Ken Johnson (10-7) and the Atlanta Braves shut out the rookie sensation Bill Singer (11-5) and the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-0. Atlanta scored all their runs in the fourth inning. Rico Carty hit a pair of doubles and Joe Torre collected three base hits. Johnson also drove in a run

Cloninger Riding a Roller Coaster This Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 8, 1967

Which way Tony Cloninger? One minute the Braves’ righthander appears to be his old hard throwing, effective self, then the Giants kayoed him with a six and five run innings on June 10. The matter is of some concern to Manager Billy Hitchcock and the Braves, especially if they expect to make any kind of

Menke Lifts Braves Past Astros with 9th Inning HR

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros
April 19, 1967

Denis Menke hit a three-run home run off Houston starter Dave Guisti (0-2) with one out in the ninth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves over the Houston Astros, 4-3. The blast spoiled a fine outing by Guisti who had homered himself to lead off the top of the eighth inning. Guisti struck out eight

Rookie Millan Impresses

Filed under Atlanta Braves
June 10, 1966

Second baseman Felix Millan continues to do an impressive job and isn’t awed by major pitching. The first time he faced the Pirates’ hard-throwing Bob Veale, Millan singled home Mack Jones with a game-tying run in an 8-1 victory. The game also marked a successful comeback by Ken Johnson, who has been bothered by tendinitis

Torre Blast Knocks Giants Out of First

Filed under Atlanta Braves
June 1, 1966

Tito Fuentes and Denis Menke each hit lead-off home runs in the first inning, but Joe Torre followed Menke’s shot with three-run blast to pace Atlanta to a 6-2 victory that knocked the Giants out of first place, one-half game behind the Dodgers. After Menke tied the game, San Francisco starter Ron Herbel struck out

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