1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Nelson Briles

Wild Scene of Triumph in Montreal

Filed under Montreal Expos, St. Louis Cardinals
April 14, 1969

You know something special is happening when fans bypass exits, parking lots, and taverns to head straight to the advance ticket windows and beg for more. That was the scene in Montreal on April 14 when they lined up to buy more ducats seconds after the Expos had brought big league baseball to Montreal, by

Tigers Nip Frustrated Cards Again, 4-3.

Filed under World Series
October 3, 1968

St. Louis, Oct. 3 – Willie Horton hit a solo home run in the fourth inning which decided tilted another one-run affair in the favor of the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3, for a sixth straight game. The Tigers take control of the Series with a two-game advantage heading back to Motown

Mets Rookie Stuns Gibson, Cards With Shutout

Filed under New York Mets
July 21, 1968

New York Mets’ emergency starter Jim McAndrew, a rookie, outdueled Bob Gibson (16-4) with a 1-0 opening win in a Sunday double-header. McAndrew, called up from Jacksonville, turned some heads with a four-hitter as Larry Stahl’s first inning solo home run was all the support he would receive. As the first pitch was pushed back

Cards Realign Staff With Hughes Shelved

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 9, 1968

One of the biggest questions brought up by the crystal-ball gazers gazers last winter was: Can the Terrific Trio of Dick Hughes, Nelson Briles and Steve Carlton match or even better their combined total of 42 victories for the 1967 Cardinals? Carlton got off to a sizzling start (tepid in comparison to ace Bob Gibson

Cash Clouts Tigers Past Cards, 2-1.

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 5, 1967

Detroit, Oct. 5 – Norm Cash continues to add to his legendary status in Detroit. Cash walloped a majestic home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth to lift his Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in the second game of the 1967 World Series. The victory

Moves and Non-Moves Led to St. Louis Success

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 1, 1967

As the amazing success story of El Birdos continues into September, Stan Musial could point the finger at many reasons. There were trades made and not made by the Cardinals. There was the shift of Mike Shannon to third base so that another RBI bat could be stuck into the lineup. There was the patient

El Birdos Roll Over Houston, 10-2

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals

Much has been said about the young Cardinals pitching that has filled in during the absence of ace Bob Gibson. On Friday, it was Nelson Briles’ turn to shine as the 24-year-old swingman pitched a six-hitter as the Cardinals defeated a reeling Houston Astros club, 10-2. At the plate, Orlando Cepeda paced the Redbirds attack

Pennant Chase Flares Into Bench Clearing Melee

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
July 3, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 to take the first game of a key series between two clubs tied atop the National League standings. However, the post-game talk was over the free-for-all that took place in the seventh inning. The brawl was so good that Joe Mathes, the Redbirds’ veteran scout, called

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