1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Mike McCormick

Giant Bullpen Collapses Again; Cubs Sweep

Filed under Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants
July 23, 1967

The Chicago Cubs swept a doubleheader against the San Francisco Giants 3-1 and 15-4 before Sunday crowd of 34,922 at Wrigley Field. In the opener, Ferguson Jenkins (13-8) outdueled Mike McCormick (8-5) for a 3-1 Cub victory. Billy Williams provided the margin of victory with a two-run home run in the ninth inning off McCormick

Mays, Hart Homer; Giants Rally Past LA

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
April 28, 1967

Willie Mays and Jim Ray Hart hit late home runs to lift the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers in ten innings, 7-6. Mays, slumping terribly at 2-for-30 this season, walloped a pinch-hit solo home run off Dodger fireman Phil Regan (0-2) to tie the game in the ninth. Hart followed an inning

1967 Washington Senators Preview

Filed under Washington Senators
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: It’s been 20 years since the Washington Senators experienced the heady prosperity of finishing in the first division. It may not happen this year, either, but you better believe the Senators are getting there. It’s a certainty the once downtrodden Senators no longer are going to droop through their daily occupation looking

1967 San Francisco Giants Preview

Filed under San Francisco Giants

Street & Smith’s: The Giants are thinking pennant and don’t care who knows it. This is the way one of their top men sees the 1967 picture: “The team that wins the pennant will have to beat us. The Pirates have been strengthened if Wills still can play a little bit. They score runs and

McCormick Bouncing Back in Washington

Filed under Washington Senators
September 4, 1966

Baseball teams don’t count their mistakes. They microfilm them. One of the ‘mistakes’ who has bounced back to become a steady performer is Mike McCormick, the young, veteran of the Senators. Everybody knows that Mike was signed by the New York Giants in 1956 as a 17-year-old schoolboy. McCormick started at the top. He pitched

McCormick Snaps Oriole Win Streak

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Washington Senators
June 7, 1966

The Orioles rolled through a recent Western swing and jumped into first place. The O’s returned home, and the Birds continued to steamroll to 11 straight victories and a 4 1/2 lead over Minnesota. The Twins jumped ahead of the Indians on Sunday after Dick Radatz blew his first save opportunity for his new team.

Nat Notes – May 15, 1965

Filed under Washington Senators
May 15, 1965

* Frank Howard’s glove was better than his bat in the first month of the season. The big fellow made several fine catches and also displayed a throwing arm reminiscent of his rookie days with the Dodgers. Howard has continued to maintain the club leadership in runs batted in despite a depressing slump. Regardless of

Nat Notes – April 12, 1965

Filed under Washington Senators
April 12, 1965

* Washington thinks they have one of the better double play combinations in the American League in veterans Don Blasingame and young Ed Brinkman who hold down the second base and shortstop jobs, respectively. One of the many criticisms of the 1965 Senators is that they weakened themselves defensively with their winter trades. But the


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