1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Rich Rollins

Boston Turns Triple Play in Blowout Loss

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins
July 30, 1967

The Boston press just doesn’t know what to do with this team. “How do you write about a winner?” asked one Boston Globe writer. “I’ve had to junk words like dismal, sloppy, brutal, etc.” The writers have had to come up with a new lexicon of adjectives to describe the 1967 edition of the Boston

Little Cesar's Clout Lifts Twins

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 31, 1967

Minnesota’s Cesar Tovar stunned the Boston Red Sox with a two-run blast over the center field wall in the fifth inning to lead the Twins to a 3-2 victory at Fenway Park. The 12,355 fans in attendance were still celebrating Reggie Smith’s two-run double to center that gave Boston a 2-1 lead in the bottom

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

Allen Wins Twins Keystone Job

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 23, 1966

When spring training started, the Twins had five candidates for the second base job. In the end, Bernie Allen won out even though the Twins acquired Chuck Schilling before the season started. Rich Rollins and Cesar Tovar were switched to other situations, Frank Quilici was shipped out to Denver, and Jerry Kindall was released. Kindall

Battey Sends Twins to LA Up Two Games

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, World Series
October 7, 1965

Bloomington, Minn., Oct 7 – Earl Battey singled home Tony Oliva with the game-winning run in the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins took Game 2 of the 1965 World Series before 48,700 at Metropolitan Stadium. Twins first baseman Don Mincher, a potential goat of the game, breathed a sigh of relief as Oliva scored

Twin Tracks – April 15, 1965

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 15, 1965

* Jim Kaat, Rich Rollins, and Dick Stigman may the first players ever to fly to a home baseball game. Kaat was the starting pitcher for the Twins’ opening game against the Yankees at Metropolitan Stadium. Rollins was scheduled to start at third. But if it had not been for the emergency helicopter service provided

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