1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Mel Nelson

Bing Shakes Redbird Nest

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 6, 1969

Bing Devine keeps changing players around as if they were so many bubble gum cards. The Cardinals’ general manager ought to receive an award as the best friend the airlines ever had. Before Bing is through, the Redbirds’ 1968 pennant winners will have to hold a reunion soon if they want to reminisce about the

Cards Reinforce Pennant Bid With Flyhawk Davis

Filed under Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals
June 15, 1968

The telephone company and the telegraph company are sure to keep Bing Devine high on their Christmas card list. Not content to sit tight with a pennant winner from last season, the Cardinals general manager kept in close touch, as usual, with the nine other N.L. clubs as the June 15 trading deadline approached. The

Quilici Recalled; Injured in Batting Practice

Filed under Minnesota Twins
September 4, 1967

The Twins recalled infielder Frank Quilici, pitcher Mel Nelson and outfielders Carroll Hardy and Pat Kelly from their Denver farm team and called up infielder Graig Nettles and catcher George Mitterwald from Charlotte. Quilici ran into some bad luck upon his return. Taking an infield workout on his first day back with the club, Quilici

O’s Rally To Cling to AL Lead

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
May 31, 1965

Baltimore, May 31 – The Baltimore Orioles maintained their half-game lead over the Chicago White Sox in dramatic fashion with a comeback win in the finale of a double-header with the Minnesota Twins before 21,289 fans at Memorial Stadium. In the lidlifter, Jim Kaat breezed through the Oriole lineup in route to a 3-0 three-hit

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