1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Nate Oliver

Cubs Quit On Adolfo, Ship Him to Montreal

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos
June 11, 1969

Cub Manager Leo Durocher, who is trying to win a pennant, gave up on Adolfo Phillips and at the same time protected his infield against further injuries by trading the outfielder. In exchange, he received Paul Popovich, a sure-handed infielder who can play second, third, or short. The deal for Popovich, a one-time Cub who

Giants Call On Bonds To Perk Up Lineup

Filed under San Francisco Giants
June 25, 1968

The San Francisco Giants dipped into their well-heeled minor league system shortly before the All-Star Break and came up with outfielder Bobby Bonds and infielder Bob Schroder. The Giants made room for Schroder by selling 41-year-old relief pitcher Bill Henry to the Pirates in a straight cash deal believed to be about $25,000. Bonds paid

Phils Scoreless Streak at 27; Wise Escapes Injury

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
June 6, 1968

For the second consecutive day, the San Francisco Giants defeated the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 1-0. The deciding run was scored in the second inning when the concern was more over the health of Phillies’ starter Rick Wise. With one out, Giants catcher Bob Barton smashed a line drive which hit Wise on

McCovey Breaks Fifteen Inning Scoring Silence

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants
June 5, 1968

Nearly five years ago, a crowd of 15,921 gathered on a Tuesday evening at Candlestick Park to witness what later was described as one of the greatest pitching performances in baseball’s modern era. On that night, Warren Spahn of the Braves and Juan Marichal of the Giants locked into a sixteen inning scoreless duel that

Tigers Pull Out a Wild and Wooly Win in Ninth, 13-12

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 18, 1968

Al Kaline doubled home Tom Matchick with two outs in the ninth inning to rally the Detroit Tigers to a 13-12 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Cleveland took the lead in the top of the ninth on Duke Sims’ lead off home run. The Tribe added an insurance run on pinch-hitter Jose Vidal’s bases loaded

Dodger Dope – May 5, 1965

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 5, 1965

* The Dodgers, winners of six straight, have climbed their way into the embryonic pennant chase when May Day struck them with an impact. Tommy Davis, sliding into second in the eighth inning of a bitter battle with the Giants, fractured his right ankle. First reports were that he would be out “at least three

Met Memos – April 15, 1965

Filed under New York Mets
April 15, 1965

* The Mets kept the 37,999 fans in attendance for their home opener on the edge of their seats as they defeated the Dodgers, 2-1, in their first ever Opening Day win. It appeared the Mets had given the game away in the eighth when pinch-runner Nate Oliver scored from third to tie the game


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