1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Rico Petrocelli

Two Rico's Named Batters of Month

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Uncategorized
October 3, 1969

The Atlanta Braves climbed on the backs of their NL West brethren during the month of September to win the division, and the Big Man who led the way was Rico Carty who batted a sizzling .481 for the month. Carty slugged 8 home runs and drove in 28 as the Braves went 21-6 during

Two Rico’s Named Batters of Month

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox

The Atlanta Braves climbed on the backs of their NL West brethren during the month of September to win the division, and the Big Man who led the way was Rico Carty who batted a sizzling .481 for the month. Carty slugged 8 home runs and drove in 28 as the Braves went 21-6 during

Petrocelli Homers Twice for AL Glory

Filed under All Star Game
July 23, 1969
Rico Petrocelli

Washington, D.C. – Rico Petrocelli set an All Star Game record by homering in his first two All-Star at-bats of his career to lead the American League to a 7-3 victory over the National League before 45,259 in attendance, including President Richard M. Nixon, at the newly-christened RFK Stadium. Petrocelli’s home runs came in the

Perez, Petrocelli Tops Among Players in May

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds
June 1, 1969

The Cincinnati Reds are steamrolling their way through the National League West. The Reds are led by third baseman Tony Perez who captured Player of the Month laurels with an impressive monthly batting average of .393 with 13 home runs and 32 RBI. Perez leads the National League in batting average with a .380 mark

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

Boston's Impossible Dream Thrown Away

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

The Impossible Dream of a pennant-winning season in Boston proved to be impossible after all. Fielding gaffes in stretch run choked any championship dreams for Manager Dick Williams’ troops. A muffed pop fly by reliever John Wyatt cost the Red Sox a crucial win in Detroit two weeks ago. Yesterday, two consecutive errors by third

Williams Lauds Pair of Bosox Trades

Filed under Boston Red Sox
July 22, 1967

When Manager Dick Williams was asked to pinpoint the most important events of the seasons for his team, he named a pair of trades. One was the deal with Cleveland which brought Gary Bell to Boston, the other was the trade for Jerry Adair in early June. “Each trade was equally important to us,” Williams


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