1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Lonborg's Return to Rotation a Success

Filed under Boston Red Sox
June 16, 1968

Jim Lonborg returned the Boston’s starting lineup with a near shutout against the Cleveland Indians on June 16. Lonborg pitched eight scoreless innings before issuing a leadoff walk to Willie Smith in the ninth. Larry Brown followed with his first home run of the season. Lee Stange closed the game out for Lonborg as Boston

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

Williams Hits For Cycle In Wrigley Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 12, 1968

Billy Williams hit for the cycle, driving in four runs, to lead the Cubs to an 8-6 nightcap victory over the New York Mets. With the assistance of a brisk wind blowing out to right, Williams completed the difficult tasks of the cycle with a triple and home run off Mets starter Dick Selma. He

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

Bell Refutes Reported Criticism of Former Club

Filed under Cleveland Indians
July 2, 1967

Gary Bell was on the other end of the phone and wanting to set the record straight. “I wasn’t knocking anybody…not the guys on the team, not the management, not anybody,” he insisted after reading a story that quoted him as saying the Indians lacked pride in themselves. Bell was traded by the Tribe on

Indians Winning While City Smolders Amid Rioting

Filed under Cleveland Indians
July 22, 1966

Mickey Lolich and the Detroit Tigers snapped the Indians’ five game winning streak with a 4-0 shutout at Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium. The game provided a refuge for both teams as the Tigers learned of manager Bob Swift’s cancer diagnosis and the Indians continued to play in a city ravaged by race riots. The Indians have

Crandell Out With Fractured Finger

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 2, 1966

When Del Crandall suffered his first broken bone in 19 seasons of Organized Baseball, the Indians purchased from Portland (Coast) the contracts of two farmhands, outfielder Tony Curry and catcher Buddy Booker. It brought the Tribe up to its full 25-man limit, although one player must go when Larry Brown is returned from the disabled

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

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