1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Norm Cash

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

McLain Leads Tigers to Opening Win

Filed under World Series
October 2, 1968

St. Louis, Oct. 2 – The sellout crowd of 54,692 at Busch Stadium and national television audience expected a showdown on the mound by the aces of the Series, St. Louis’ Bob Gibson and Detroit’s Denny McLain. But, McLain surprised them all with a three-hit performance at the plate, including a double in the seventh

The Long-Awaited Rematch At Hand

Filed under Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, World Series
October 1, 1968

After the Tigers swept the St. Louis with four one-run victories in the 1967 World Series, Bob Gibson and the Redbirds finally have their rematch with the Bengals. Gibson guided the Cardinals to the promised land of a pennant with a strong September performance that has many pundits thinking Most Valuable Player laurels for the

Freehan Delivers Pennant For Tigers

Filed under Detroit Tigers
September 21, 1968

As the St. Louis Cardinals advanced to the World Series, the Detroit Tigers missed an opportunity to simultaneously having their ticket punched on Thursday with an eleventh inning loss against New York at Tiger Stadium. Denny McLain struck out 14 over the eleven innings, and deserved his 28th victory of the season. New York took

McLain Staves Off Birds Sweep

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers
September 1, 1968

Denny McLain won his 25th game of the 1968 campaign with a 8-5 victory that maintained Detroit’s double-digit lead into the month of September and avoided a sweep by the visiting Baltimore Orioles. McLain was staked to an early lead on Norm Cash’s two-run single in the third inning, but the visitors grabbed a one-run

Rader, Cash Named Players of the Week

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros
August 12, 1968

Houston Astro third baseman Doug Rader made headlines this week with his role in a bench-clearing brawl in the Astrodome against the New York Mets. On Monday, Rader was awarded for his bat work by being named National League Player of the Week for the week ending August 11, 1968. Rader drove in ten runs

Cash, Johnson Named Players of the Week

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers
June 10, 1968

Detroit’s kingpin from last fall is back at it again. Stormin’ Norm Cash was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending June 9, 1968. Cash was on fire as the drove in seven runs and four home runs. He hit .458 for the week. Two of the home runs and four

Cash Plays Money Man as Tigers Roll Bosox, 17-2

Filed under Detroit Tigers
June 6, 1968

The Detroit Tigers placed an exclamation mark on their four-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park with a 17-2 dismantling of the home team. After Boston took the first two games of the season at Detroit, the Tigers have picked up where they left off last season. Detroit finished three games ahead

Sparma's near no-no overshadows Kaline's big day

Filed under Detroit Tigers
May 2, 1968

Al Kaline has been a fixture in the Tiger outfield nearly 15 years. Last season as the Tigers won a world’s championship, Kaline put up respectable numbers: .286, 23 HR, 75 RBI and batted .286 with 2 RBI in the Series victory over St. Louis. At 33, he was the clubhouse leader and a steady

Tigers Notch Season's First Win in Overtime

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 13, 1968

It took fifteen innings, but the defending world champion Detroit Tigers won their first game after two opening defeats, and who else would you expect but Norm Cash to drive in the winning run. The World Series MVP Cash entered the game in the eighth, and doubled home Dick McAuliffe for the 6-5 victory over


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