1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Larry Stahl

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

Koosman No-Hits Thru 9; Mets Win in 12

Filed under New York Mets
July 31, 1968

In a season when pitching has been so dominant, no-hitters and perfect games have been hard to come by. Mets’ rookie sensation Jerry Koosman (12-7) was nearly pitching perfection over the course of nine innings against the Atlanta Braves, but his Met teammates were unable to provide the Minnesotan with any support. Finally with one

Mets Rookie Stuns Gibson, Cards With Shutout

Filed under New York Mets
July 21, 1968

New York Mets’ emergency starter Jim McAndrew, a rookie, outdueled Bob Gibson (16-4) with a 1-0 opening win in a Sunday double-header. McAndrew, called up from Jacksonville, turned some heads with a four-hitter as Larry Stahl’s first inning solo home run was all the support he would receive. As the first pitch was pushed back

Terry Released; Koosman Optioned in Roster Cutdown

Filed under New York Mets
May 12, 1967

In addition to dropping Ralph Terry and optioning Jerry Koosman, the Mets also sent catcher Greg Goosen and outfielder Larry Stahl to Jacksonville. Ron Taylor, the lame-backed reliever, was out of the hospital and taking treatments at Shea Stadium. After his release, Terry flew to the West Coast for a tryout with the Cubs.

Nolan Blanks Mets With Three Hitter

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 9, 1967

Cincinnati rookie Gary Nolan (3-1) pitched his first complete game and shutout with a three-hit victory over the New York Mets, 3-0, before 8,604 at Shea Stadium. Only left-handers Al Luplow and pinch-hitter Larry Stahl found their way on base against Nolan who did not walk a single Met batter. Nolan did not allow Luplow

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

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