1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Pete Rose

Reds' Free Fall Continues at Nine

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Uncategorized
August 18, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds have led the National League’s Western Division since the beginning of the campaign, but a current nine-game losing streak has the Reds’ division dreams in jeopardy. The Western race tightened during the summer as the Dodgers, Giants, and Braves have climbed the standings. An embarrassing double-header loss to expansion Montreal dropped the

Cater Surprises; Alou Slips Past Reds' Duo

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics
September 30, 1968

Danny Cater, first baseman of the Oakland Athletics, won the batting title in the American League. Cater, a career .250 hitter prior to this season, upset the apple cart by stumping many experts who viewed the 28-year-old Texan as a figment of the box-score manufacturers. Whoever heard of a batting champ you’ve never heard of?

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Post-Season Thoughts on 1967 Replay

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds
October 2, 1967

With the Red Sox atop the American League for most of the summer, the conclusion to my replay surprised me. But if you consider the pre-2004 atmosphere around Fenway Park, the second time around the order with my replay may just be as possible an outcome than the real “Impossible Dream”. The goats for the

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

Reds Acquire Jake Wood From Detroit

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
June 23, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds today acquired veteran infielder Jake Wood from the Detroit Tigers’ Toledo, Ohio farm club for an undisclosed price and a minor league player to be named at the end of the season. Reds’ General Manager Bob Howsam said Wood was bought because of the recent rash of injuries. Shortstop Leo Cardenas, pitcher

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