1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Robin Roberts

Gibson and Tiant Claim Pitch Titles

Filed under Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals
September 30, 1968

Cardinal right hander Bob Gibson posted an ERA this season that has not been seen in baseball for fifty years. Gibson led baseball with a 1.32 mark, the lowest since Walter Johnson’s 1.27 ERA in 1918. Gibson also led the National League with 26 wins, matching Juan Marichal and Sandy Koufax two seasons ago. Chicago’s

Roberts Inks Deal With Cubs

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 15, 1966

The career of Robin Roberts may have come full circle when Roberts signed with the Chicago Cubs on July 13, the day after the All-Star Break. Roberts had been handed the pink slip on July 4 by the Astros, and was contacted by Cubs VP John Holland the next day. Holland told Roberts that the

Astronotes – October 3, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
October 3, 1965

* It was a very disappointing year for the Astros who dropped their 100th game in listless fashion, a 9-0 loss to St. Louis on the final game of the season. It was the worst finish in the short history of the expansion club. Joe Morgan, Jimmy Wynn, and Rusty Staub all did commendable jobs

Dodgers, Twins Match Up In Series

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
September 30, 1965

As the Cincinnati Reds continued to win in September, Dodger fans naturally became nervous. A comfortable September lead shrunk to four and a half games with a week and a half to play. The Reds had reeled off fourteen consecutive wins until stumbling on Saturday against Robin Roberts in Houston. By Monday, the Dodgers needed

Astronotes – September 6, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
September 6, 1965

* Rusty Staub became old enough to vote this year, and he also became old enough to hit major-league pitching. The New Orleans redhead is batting .314 with 14 homers and 45 RBI.This the best the Louisiana bonus boy has yet hit in the big leagues. Before the season started, Rusty said he hoped he

Astronotes – August 15, 1965

Filed under Houston Astros
August 15, 1965

# Robin Roberts, the 38-year-old one-time National League great, signed a contract with the Houston Astros, August 6, and Manager Luman Harris announced the righthander would be in the team’s starting rotation. He won his first start, August 9, firing a five-hit, 7-0 shutout against his old team, the Phillies. Roberts described as misleading the

Bird Seed – July 31, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
July 31, 1965

* Still confident, proud and perhaps even stubborn, Robin Roberts has been unconditionally released by the Orioles – at his own request – determined to show somebody – anybody – that he can still win in the majors as a starting pitcher. After keeping the Orioles above water by winning his first five decisions this

Bomber Bits – May 15, 1965

Filed under New York Yankees
May 15, 1965

* It has been a long time between starting assignments for Bill Stafford. On May 10, the Yankee right-hander made his first start since May 17, 1963. Art Lopez’s pinch-hit two run double gave Stafford the win. Then, Stafford went the distance in his first win vs. Baltimore, May 14. The 4-0 two-hit victory was

Bird Seed – May 5, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
May 5, 1965

Robin Roberts notched his 275th career win in a 12-7 win at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, May 2. Roberts gave up three early runs, but was bailed out by the Oriole offense until tiring in the seventh. He was not as sharp as previous outings, having gone the distance in his first three starts, including

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