1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Player of the Month

First Sackers Pepitone, McCovey and Aces McLain, Jenkins Honored

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants
August 2, 1968

The winners of the Player of the Month and Pitcher of the Month awards were announced for the month of July, 1968. There are a pair of repeat honorees as Detroit’s Denny McLain and San Francisco’s Willie McCovey were named AL Pitcher of the Month and NL Player of the Month, respectively. McLain was a

Willies Horton & McCovey, Moose, McLain Honored

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants
July 1, 1968

In close voting, Willie Horton of the Detroit Tigers and Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants are named Players of the Month for June, 1968 in the respective leagues. Horton slammed 13 home runs for the month, driving in 23 runs while batting .330. Frank Howard of the Senators drove in 30 runs for

Willies Horton & McCovey, Moose, McLain Honored

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants

In close voting, Willie Horton of the Detroit Tigers and Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants are named Players of the Month for June, 1968 in the respective leagues. Horton slammed 13 home runs for the month, driving in 23 runs while batting .330. Frank Howard of the Senators drove in 30 runs for

Kaline, Santo Tabbed as Players of the Month

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals
June 1, 1968

Despite missing the final week of the month with a broken arm, Tigers OF Al Kaline was named Player of the Month in the American League for May, 1968. Al batted .464 for the month with 7 homers, driving in 21 runs while scoring 20. Kaline is enjoying one of his finest starts ever as

Bay Area Heroes Monday and Hart Named April Players of the Month

Filed under Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants
May 4, 1968

Rick Monday, 22, led all of baseball in April with a .453 average and edged baseball’s RBI leader Reggie Smith of Boston for Player of the Month honors in the American League. Though Smith leads the majors with 18 RBI, the honors went to the No. 1 selection from the first ever amateur draft in

Rainmaker McGlothlin Named Pitcher of the Month

Filed under California Angels
April 30, 1967

They call him The Rainmaker. If you’re planting crops or hanging laundry, pay heed to when Angel righthander Jim McGlothlin is scheduled to pitch. It all started in Hawaii. He had won 13 games as a rookie at Quad Cities and this was his sophomore season. Hawaii – white sands, blue lagoons, golden sun. “I

Robby’s Revenge

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
May 31, 1966

Frank Robinson’s crusade to prove Reds’ owner Bill DeWitt wrong received a public boost as Robinson was named A.L. Player of the Month for May. Robinson edged out California’s Reichardt and Boston’s duo of Conigliaro and Yastrzemski with a furious finish. Robinson hit five home runs in the final three games of the month, including

Tiger Tales – May 31, 1965

Filed under Detroit Tigers
May 31, 1965

* Charlie Dressen is back managing the Tigers in a smooth midstream change with Bob Swift. Dressen was 13 pounds lighter and his uniform seemed a little too big on Memorial Day in the split of a doubleheader with New York at Yankee Stadium. Swift, who achieved a 24-18 record with the Tigers as acting


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