1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Roberto Pena

Padre Weak Spot; Top of Bat Order

Filed under San Diego Padres
April 25, 1969

Wanted: Leadoff hitter who can get on base. Apply immediately to Manager Preston Gomez of the San Diego Padres at San Diego Stadium, P.O. 20322, San Diego, Calif. Though their first 17 games – five wins, twelve losses, the Padres have tried three batters in the leadoff spot. Among them – Rafael Robles, Jerry DaVanon

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

McCovey Breaks Fifteen Inning Scoring Silence

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants
June 5, 1968

Nearly five years ago, a crowd of 15,921 gathered on a Tuesday evening at Candlestick Park to witness what later was described as one of the greatest pitching performances in baseball’s modern era. On that night, Warren Spahn of the Braves and Juan Marichal of the Giants locked into a sixteen inning scoreless duel that

Yanks’ Kosco tabbed AL Player of the Week; Hart, Gibson split NL honors

Filed under New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
May 13, 1968

Cardinal pitcher Bob Gibson pitched a pair of shutouts but that wasn’t enough to capture the National League Player of the Week award outright for the week ending May 12. Giants outfielder Jim Ray Hart was named co-Player of the Week by driving in 12 runs with two home runs and batting .421. This is

Bruin Briefs – June 23, 1965

Filed under Chicago Cubs
June 23, 1965

* Ted Abernathy, an eleventh hour addition to the Cubs this spring, has combined with Lindy McDaniel to be true workhorses from the Chicago bull pen. Abernathy and McDaniel are 1-2 in appearances in the National League with 32 and 31 respectively in the Cubs’ first 66 games. The submarine-ball pitcher’s career is most unusual.

Bruin Briefs – April 12, 1965

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 12, 1965

* The Cubs kept on strengthening their bullpen during the final days of spring training. They acquired Bob Humphreys from the Cardinals in exchange for two minor league players and on the final day of spring training purchased Ted Abernathy from the Indians. A third reliever, Bill Faul, was acquired from the Tigers. “I’m hoping

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