1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Cash, Johnson Named Players of the Week

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers
June 10, 1968

Detroit’s kingpin from last fall is back at it again. Stormin’ Norm Cash was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending June 9, 1968. Cash was on fire as the drove in seven runs and four home runs. He hit .458 for the week. Two of the home runs and four

Young Joe Wins Sibling Rematch

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 23, 1968

New season, new setting as a rematch of the Niekro brothers resulted in another 3-0 decision, this time younger brother Joe and the Chicago Cubs bested Phil and the Atlanta Braves before a sparse afternoon crowd of 4,399 at Wrigley Field. The first duel between brothers occurred with much more fanfare last season in Atlanta

Richards Not Hiding Disappointment Over Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
September 22, 1967

Braves’ Vice-President Paul Richards is not hiding his disappointment with his club. As the Braves lost their third straight, scouts representing at least a half-dozen major league clubs were on hand. “Think they’ll see anything they like,” someone asked Richards. “I don’t know,” replied Richards, “but let ’em look. They way we have been playing,

Braves Win Brothers' Historic Duel, 3-0

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs
July 4, 1967

The Fourth of July is a celebration of America’s declaration of independence from England, but the date in Atlanta this year was a recollection of the war between brothers. Braves pitcher Phil Niekro (5-2) was faced with younger brother Joe (4-3) as Atlanta hosted the Chicago Cubs for a holiday twi-night doubleheader. But one of

Hundley, Cubs Earn Independence Day Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs

Randy Hundley drove in five runs as the Chicago Cubs rallied late to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 8-5, for a split of an Independence Day twi-night doubleheader. Cubs manager Le Durocher and the Cubs were doing a slow burn over the Braves management’s 11th hour decision to delay the start of the night game of

Mathews HR's in Atlanta, But Braves Rally For Victory

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros
June 28, 1967

In a series of turnabouts, Eddie Mathews homered against his former club but it was reliever Claude Raymond earning the win in the Braves’ 6-5 eleven inning triumph over the Houston Astros. In last night’s tilt, former Brave Wade Blasingame defeated his former club. Rusty Staub paced the Astro attack early with a two-run home

Blasingame Returns Victorious to Atlanta, 8-2

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros
June 27, 1967

Wade Blasingame (2-4) sent to Houston last week by the Braves in exchange for reliever Claude Raymond returned to Atlanta in triumph as the Houston Astros defeated the Atlanta Braves, 8-2. In fact, Blasingame has only faced Atlanta in his two Astro appearances, pitching a scoreless inning in Houston last weekend. The southpaw held his

Killer Socks Twins Into First

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 21, 1967

Harmon Killebrew hit a pair of home runs as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers, 6-4, to settle into a three-way tie atop the American League standings with the Tigers and the surprising Washington Senators. Killebrew, who leads the junior circuit in home runs and RBI, drove in four of the Twins’ runs, all

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

Carty, Boyer Lifts Braves, 10-6

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 16, 1967

The Atlanta Braves rallied for six runs after the seventh inning stretch to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 10-6. The rally started off Dodger reliever Ron Perranoski (0-1) who became unraveled after an error committed by first baseman Ron Fairly. Perranoski could not work through the miscue, allowing a single and two free passes. After


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