1970 Baseball Replay

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

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New Additions to Astros Roster

Filed under Houston Astros
September 8, 1967

A new scorecard daily is required to recognize the players on the Astros’ roster. Six players reported shortly after the close of their seasons in the minors. They were Ivan Murrell, Bob Watson, Aaron Pointer and Pat House from Oklahoma City (Pacific Coast); Danny Coombs from Amarillo (Texas) and Hal King from Asheville (Carolina). The

Astros Summon Rader from Oklahoma City

Filed under Houston Astros
July 31, 1967

The Astros brought up Doug Rader from Oklahoma City and optioned Chuck Harrison to the 89ers. Rader, normally a third baseman, has appeared at first base at Oklahoma City and will be used at that position by the Astros. In 75 games at Oklahoma City, Rader batted .293 with 9 homers and 44 RBI. Rader

Military Service Decimating Astro Roster

Filed under Houston Astros
June 3, 1967

Second baseman Joe Morgan and three other Houston Astro players will leave Sunday for two weeks of training at an Army reserve camp. The other three are left fielder Ron Davis, pitcher Chris Zachary and reserve catcher Dave Adlesh. Rookie outfielder Candy Harris, who has been on the injured list with pulled muscles in his

Bragan Out; Hitchcock In at Braves Helm

Filed under Atlanta Braves
August 10, 1966

The Braves had made the press conference a rather routine happening since moving to Atlanta, so when they asked newsmen to gather for another one, August 9, it was taken in a routine vein. But when President-General Manager John McHale walked into the room with Billy Hitchcock, the group knew this wasn’t going to be


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