1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Manny Mota

Expos Are Collecting Blue Chippers

Filed under Montreal Expos
June 15, 1969

The Expos have been wheeling and dealing like penny stock promoters in the past few weeks, but they feel two of the deals have produced blue-chip performers and a third swap could be a bonus. Starting out with 30 players considered expendable by ten established teams, the Canadian club now owns three men who were

Dodgers Finally Bring Wills Back

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos
June 11, 1969

Infielder Maury Wills returned to Los Angeles in a three-cornered trade involving the Dodgers, the Montreal Expos, and the Chicago Cubs. The Dodgers traded Ron Fairly and Paul Popovich to the Expos for Wills and outfielder Manny Mota. Montreal then swapped infielder Popovich to the Cubs for center fielder Adolfo Phillips and relief pitcher Jack

Drysdale Spins Three Hit Shutout

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates
June 4, 1968

Don Drysdale evened his record to 6-6 with an overpowering performance at Dodger Stadium against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Drysdale held the formidable Bucs lineup to three hits as Wes Parker homered in Los Angeles’ 2-0 victory. Former Dodger Maury Wills beat out an infield single with one out in the fourth, but Drysdale struck out

Yanks’ Kosco tabbed AL Player of the Week; Hart, Gibson split NL honors

Filed under New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
May 13, 1968

Cardinal pitcher Bob Gibson pitched a pair of shutouts but that wasn’t enough to capture the National League Player of the Week award outright for the week ending May 12. Giants outfielder Jim Ray Hart was named co-Player of the Week by driving in 12 runs with two home runs and batting .421. This is

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

Horton Leaves Game as Tribe Prevails, 5-1

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 24, 1968

The Detroit Tigers fell to the Cleveland Indians, 5-1, and as part of a disastrous four run Cleveland eighth inning, lost the services of slugger Willie Horton for some time. Horton left the game on a stretcher after colliding with center fielder Jim Northrup on a shallow fly ball off the bat of Cleveland’s Tony

Mets Turn Back Bucs Rally

Filed under New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates
August 20, 1967

The New York Mets held off a ninth inning rally to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-7. Yesterday, the Pirates scored five runs in the ninth inning for a 10-8 comeback victory. The Mets coasted to a 8-3 lead into the ninth inning. Manager Wes Westrum called upon Cal Koonce who has pitched 18 2/3 scoreless

Jackson Evens Record; Groat Stars in 1-0 Win

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
September 18, 1966

Larry Jackson of the Phillies evened his record at 14-14 with a 1-0 shutout of the Los Angeles Dodgers before 36,183 at Dodger Stadium. Dick Groat was the hitting star with half of the Phils’ six hits, including a single in the third inning that drove in Jackson for the game’s sole run. The Dodgers

San Francisco Bull Pen Key to Success

Filed under San Francisco Giants
August 30, 1966

The Giants have an underrated bull pen. Of the three top contenders, the Giants pen is less gaudy, but Lindy McDaniel, Frank Linzy, Bill Henry and Bob Priddy have had more than their share of bail-out jobs. First off, the Giants get a lot of complete games from Juan Marichal (24) and Gaylord Perry (10).


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