1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Myatt Tabbed to Phillies' Post

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, Uncategorized
August 7, 1969

George Myatt assumed command of the Philadelphia Phillies upon the resignation of Bob Skinner. “I just hope we can play .500 ball for the rest of the season,” said Myatt. While .500 isn’t a lofty goal, it would represent a considerable improvement over the pace the Phillies have set this season. Asked if he would

Callison Is Kryptonite to Elroy Face

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates
June 30, 1968

On a scorching hot day in Philadelphia, Pirate starter Bob Veale blanks the Phils through eight innings. Maury Wills led the game off with a triple, and scored on Gene Alley’s sacrifice fly to give Veale a quick one-run lead. Roberto Clemente homered in the fourth to double the lead. It marked the second consecutive

1967 Boston Red Sox Preview

Filed under Boston Red Sox
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: At 37 years of- age, Dick Williams is optimistic, enthusiastic and completely nonplussed about his new job of managing the Boston Red Sox, It also might be added that Williams is extremely capable. These are big plusses for the new head man in Fenway Park. And he will need them, and maybe

Sox, O's Tussle Before Light Fenway Crowd

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox
April 13, 1966

The Baltimore Orioles rallied past the Boston Red Sox to win a wild affair, 11-8, before a scant crowd of 1,955 at Fenway Park. The rest of Boston missed some excitement despite the dismal result for the home club as the game was interrupted in the eighth inning as both clubs brawled after fisticuffs between

Bosox Bunts – October 3, 1965

Filed under Boston Red Sox
October 3, 1965

* It didn’t take the new regime in Boston long to make a big move. And when the new regime of Dick O’Connell and Billy Herman made the move, it was aimed at one thing only: D-E-F-E-N-S-E. Practically on the eve of the World Series, the Red Sox announced they had traded righthanded pitcher Bill

Bosox Bunts – June 23, 1965

Filed under Boston Red Sox
June 23, 1965

* This was supposed to be the year Bob Tillman, the Red Sox catcher, achieved the stardom that so many people predicted for him all through his early years in Organized Baseball. Instead, the year has been nothing but a nightmare for the handsome catcher from Nashville. After the 1964 season ended, Tillman was considered

Bosox Bunts – May 5, 1965

Filed under Boston Red Sox
May 5, 1965

* Upon learning at the end of the 1964 campaign that the Orioles planned on dropping him to Triple A after six seasons in the majors, Lenny Green called Lee McPhail, Baltimore’s general manager, and asked if he would try to line up some clubs that might be interested in the 32-year old outfielder who

Bosox Bunts – April 12, 1965

Filed under Boston Red Sox
April 12, 1965

The woes of Dennis Bennett multiplied just before the Red Sox left for their trek homeward as the sore-armed lefthander was hospitalized with a severe and painful muscle pull in his lower back. Bennett was carried from the field at Scottsdale Stadium during running drills. The injury was not regarded as serious, but it was

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