1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Pat Jarvis

Braves Punch Final Ticket to Playoffs

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Uncategorized
September 28, 1969

The tightly contested National League Western Division was finally captured by the Atlanta Braves on the season’s final weekend with a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. Like their playoff opponent, the New York Mets, Atlanta took over the division lead for the first time in the first week of September. From there, they

Aaron Reaches 500 Milestone

Filed under Atlanta Braves
May 14, 1969

The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 3-1 as slugger Henry Aaron hammered career home run number 500 off Mets’ starter Tom Seaver in a three-run third inning. The home run was the seventh of the season for the 35-year-old Alabama native. With the clout, Aaron becomes the eighth member of baseball’s 500 home

Odom's streak ends but A's prevail, 9-2.

Filed under Oakland Athletics
May 27, 1968

The Boston Red Sox snapped Blue Moon Odom’s scoreless inning streak with a single tally in the first inning, but Odom’s A’s matched the run and continued scoring in a 9-2 home rout. Carl Yastrzemski singled in Jose Tartbull who opened the game with a double to break Odom’s 29 1/3 scoreless inning streak, which

Jarvis Wins 10th with Three-Hit Shuout

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 25, 1967

It finally hit the Braves’ Pat Jarvis. He’s a good pitcher. He belongs in the major leagues. The realization came after Jarvis threw a three-hit 1-0 shutout at the Reds in Atlanta Stadium to win a torrid duel from Gary Nolan. “I have to say I’m as good as Jim Maloney, Bob Veale, Chris Short

Cloninger Riding a Roller Coaster This Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 8, 1967

Which way Tony Cloninger? One minute the Braves’ righthander appears to be his old hard throwing, effective self, then the Giants kayoed him with a six and five run innings on June 10. The matter is of some concern to Manager Billy Hitchcock and the Braves, especially if they expect to make any kind of

Aaron, Carty Spar on Flight

Filed under Atlanta Braves
June 18, 1967

A fight broke out on the Atlanta Braves’ charter airliner between Hank Aaron and Rico Carty while the club was en route from Houston to Los Angeles. The flare-up, which lasted only a couple of minutes, occurred in the rear of the plane and was quickly broken up by several members of the Braves. Aaron

1967 Atlanta Braves Preview

Filed under Atlanta Braves
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The most significant contract in the Braves’ safe may be the one for the next four years carrying the signature of Paul Richards, the lanky baseball tactician from Waxahachie. It was struck on paper late last year and calls for the former White Sox and Orioles’ manager to function in the triple

Braves Bullpen Shuffle Continues

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 31, 1966

President-General Manager John McHale began Operation Bull Pen when the club returned home, July 26, following a 2-4 road trip. One of the first to go was righthander Arnold Umbach, who received an estimated $100,000 to sign a contract with the Braves in 1961. He was sent to the Braves’ Richmond (Int.) affiliate, July 27,

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