1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Lee May

Reds' Free Fall Continues at Nine

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Uncategorized
August 18, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds have led the National League’s Western Division since the beginning of the campaign, but a current nine-game losing streak has the Reds’ division dreams in jeopardy. The Western race tightened during the summer as the Dodgers, Giants, and Braves have climbed the standings. An embarrassing double-header loss to expansion Montreal dropped the

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Pitching Depth Behind Reds Revival

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 13, 1967

Gerry Arrigo, making his first start of the season for the Reds, tossed a five-hit shutout against the Mets, April 29, at Crosley Field. Yet, after the first two weeks of May, Arrigo still hasn’t been back on the mound – not even in a relief role. It’s a tipoff on just how good and

Mets Lose 10th Straight in 11 Innings; Harrelson Injured

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets
May 10, 1967

Leo Cardenas led off the eleventh inning with a home run off reliever Jack Lamabe (0-1) to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 win over the New York Mets before 8,779 at Shea Stadium. The Reds seized an early two-run lead in the second as Lee May singled and Floyd Robinson doubled to led

Behind The Bold Red Uprising In Cincinnati

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 30, 1967

We’re a 25-man team now. Look. Tonight Vada Pinson can’t play because he pulled a muscle in his hip. Tommy Harper moves over to center field, and Floyd Robinson plays right. Keep your eye on Robby. He has worked like hell to get ready to help. On days off he’d go out to the ball

1967 Cincinnati Reds Preview

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: From redhot pennant contenders of two years ago to a somewhat drastically shaken up club. That’s the sad story of the Reds. It all started when owner Bill DeWitt traded Frank Robinson for Baltimore’s Milt Pappas. Before the year was over, DeWitt had sold the ball club. In between, his new manager,

May Hits First Home Run In Overtime Loss

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
September 11, 1966

Lee May, the Reds’ 6-3, 200-pound first baseman, hit his first career home run, a three-run blast off the Phils’ Chris Short. May joined the Reds at the end of the International League season. He batted .315, socked 16 homers for Buffalo. May started in place of Deron Johnson who suffered an injured hand during

Reds Roster Boasts New Faces

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 15, 1966

As bad luck piled up this spring, new Reds manager Don Heffner looked for a silver lining. Two days before the season opener, starting catcher Johnny Edwards suffered a dislocated finger in an exhibition game with the Chisox. The Reds finished last in Grapefruit League action with a 10-20 record, their worst spring performance since

Notable September Debuts

Filed under News
September 5, 1965

As the calendar turns to September, some notable names are popping onto rosters. Mickey Stanley debuts in center field for Detroit, going 1 for 4 in Minnesota, September 1. Cincinnati’s Lee May makes his debut in a pinch-hitting role, September 2, flying out to right against Milwaukee’s Dan Osinski. On September 3, Ken Holtzman had


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