1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Rich Reese

Baltimore Takes Second Game in 11

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins
October 5, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles moved one game away from the World Series with an extra-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins, 4-3. Once again, Minnesota took an early lead with three runs in the third inning off Orioles starter Dave McNally who loaded the bases with two walks and a single. Rich Reese, who homered yesterday, scored

O's Double Up Twins in Opener

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, Uncategorized
October 4, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Minnesota Twins, 8-4, in the opening game of the first ever League Championship Series for the American League pennant. The visiting Twins jumped on Baltimore’s Cy Young favorite Mike Cuellar with a pair of two-run home runs in the first inning by Harmon Killebrew and Rich Reese. But, the Birds

O’s Double Up Twins in Opener

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Minnesota Twins, 8-4, in the opening game of the first ever League Championship Series for the American League pennant. The visiting Twins jumped on Baltimore’s Cy Young favorite Mike Cuellar with a pair of two-run home runs in the first inning by Harmon Killebrew and Rich Reese. But, the Birds

Twins May Lose Killebrew for the Season

Filed under Minnesota Twins
July 11, 1968

Already struggling to remain in the first division, the Twins encountered further misfortune when the learned Harmon Killebrew’s All Star Game injury may sideline the slugging first baseman for the rest of the season. Killebrew tore his hamstring muscle in his left leg reaching for a low throw in the sixth inning. “It’s going to

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Valdespino, Versalles Rally Twins to First Place Tie

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 14, 1967

The Minnesota Twins rallied from a six-run deficit to defeat the Kansas City Athletics 7-6 in ten innings before 11,549 at Metropolitan Stadium. Sandy Valespino hit a three-run pinch-hit home run off Chuck Dobson with one out in the ninth inning. The homer sent Dobson to the showers, and fireman Jack Aker shut down the

Kosco, Bond Among Twins Roster Victims

Filed under Minnesota Twins

The Twins returned to American League play with a new look after the squad cut-downs. Walt Bond was forced into the difficult world of baseball unemployment. Sandy Valdespino survived. Rich Reese suddenly went into the starting lineup and Ron Clark got a good shot at third base. And Manager Sam Mele was talking about Bob

1967 Minnesota Twins Preview

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: If the name of the game is pitching – as everybody seems to think – then now is the time to paste the name, Minnesota Twins, under your hatband as blue chip contenders. The 1967 Twins are going to sport the most revised look in the league. The Minnesotans have shed their

Twin Tracks – September 6, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins
September 6, 1965

* Tony Oliva missed only one game last season so it was discouraging when he was out of the lineup for six days with an injured finger. “I don’t like to leave the lineup,” said Tony. “You stay out, lose your timing. It’s hard to get going.” Never in his five-year career had he been


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