1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Norm Siebern

Giants Sweep But Rivalry Renewed

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
April 30, 1967

The San Francisco Giants paid a visit to Chavez Ravine to renew their rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Times had changed since the clubs last met in September. The Dodgers closed that series with a 15-5 rout over the Giants en route to a world’s championship. The Giants took little consolation that they won

1967 San Francisco Giants Preview

Filed under San Francisco Giants
April 1, 1967

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

Bird Seed – September 6, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
September 6, 1965

Oriole shortstop Luis Aparicio came down with the mumps midway through the long road trip, and was sent back to Baltimore to convalesce. With Aparicio gone, Bob Johnson took over at shortstop. Within 24 hours, however, help arrived from Elmira (Eastern). Mark Belanger, who was hitting .237 as Elmira’s shortstop and leading the Eastern League

Battey Homer Lifts Twins Past O's, 3-2

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
August 1, 1965

The Baltimore Orioles looked to tie the American League by extending their five game winning streak against the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles sent Milt Pappas who has a losing record but has been pitching better of late to face the Twins’ ace, Jim Kaat (13-8). With one out in the third, Pappas drilled a liner

Birds Back in Business

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
July 31, 1965

Should his Minnesota Twins fall short of their American League pennant dreams, Manager Sam Mele will look no further than his team’s inability to defeat their closest rival, the Baltimore Orioles. The Twins have a losing record against only one team this season, 3-8 against the Birds. The two teams had battled even until the

Bird Seed – June 23, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
June 23, 1965

* Norm Siebern continues to make his case for the starting lineup with a two-run pinch-hit homer capping yesterday’s 6-5 comeback win over Boston. Siebern, currently hitting .301, had spent some time on the pine of late as Manager Hank Bauer went with a platoon of Boog Powell and Bob Johnson at first base. Asked


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