1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Roger Repoz

Murphy Hurls No-Hitter for 1st Career Win

Filed under California Angels
June 18, 1968

In his second major league game, Angels starter Tom Murphy (1-1) pitched a no-hitter against Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankees, 1-0. However, his teammates could not deliver the deciding run for the 22-year-old college graduate until Don Mincher’s pinch-hit bases loaded single that stretched beyond the reach of left fielder Roy White in

Killebrew, Shamsky Named Players of the Week

Filed under Minnesota Twins, New York Mets
April 22, 1968

Minnesota slugger Harmon Killebrew, no stranger to springtime laurels, was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 21. Killebrew batted .318 with five home runs and ten RBI on the week. Killebrew won Player of the Month honors in April and May during the 1967 season. In the National League,

Twins Hold First On Boswell Shutout; Mantle Injured

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 21, 1968

The Minnesota Twins maintained their half game lead over the surging Oakland Athletics on Dave Boswell’s five-hit shutout over the New York Yankees, 6-0. The game was more disheartening for the Yankees, who have lost Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke to injury, as slugger Mickey Mantle left the game in the sixth inning with a

Gary Bell Twirls No-Hitter; Conigliaro Injured

Filed under Boston Red Sox
August 18, 1967

Gary Bell (6-8) pitched a no-hitter against the California Angels, 4-0, snapping a three-game Red Sox losing streak, but all of those accomplishments are overshadowed by the loss of slugger Tony Conigliaro who was struck by the second pitch of the fourth inning. The pitch from Angel starter Jack Hamilton (4-9) hit him just below

Pair of Swaps Net Repoz and Held for Halos

Filed under California Angels
June 16, 1967

The Angels gave up a pair of pitchers, Jack Sanford and Marcelino Lopez, and acquired outfielder Roger Repoz and infielder-outfielder Woodie Held Thursday before leaving on a 12-game road trip. Sanford, 38-year-old relief pitcher who had a 6-2 record with the Angels this season, was traded to Kansas City for Repoz, 26. Lopez, 23-year-old southpaw

Killebrew Hits Home Run Trio Tops Kaycee

Filed under Minnesota Twins
May 13, 1967

The Minnesota Twins hit six home runs off Kansas City pitching, three by Harmon Killebrew, in a 9-6 victory in front of 11,852 witnesses to the fireworks show. Cesar Tovar led off the Twins’ first with a home run into the left field bleachers. Rod Carew singled, and Killebrew followed with the first of his

A's Boot Hawk to Senators

Filed under Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
June 23, 1966

The Fabulous Hawk is gone and things won’t be quite the same with the Athletics. The Fabulous Hawk is Ken Harrelson, the talkative, powerhitting first baseman who was sent to the Senators for pitcher Jim Duckworth in a waiver deal. Harrelson was perhaps the best-known player on the A’s roster, although his fame derived as

Yankees Add Talbot; Ford Injured

Filed under New York Yankees
June 10, 1966

Faced with the serious injury to Whitey Ford, the Yankees acquired Fred Talbot, a solid right handed pitcher, along with catcher Billy Bryan from the Athletics in exchange for pitchers Bill Stafford, Gil Blanco and outfielder Roger Repoz. Ford is on the disabled list and the earliest he can come off it is June 21.

Boyer Moved to Shortstop

Filed under New York Yankees
May 14, 1966

Since taking over at shortstop April 19, Clete Boyer has made all the plays. He’s gone into the hold, ranged far to his left, pulled off the pay coming in on easy rollers and, in doing all these things, showed off the strongest throwing arm of any shortstop in the league. The last time Boyer

Bomber Bits – September 6, 1965

Filed under New York Yankees
September 6, 1965

# After spending the better part of seven rather undistinguished years bounding from here to there in the Yankee farm system, Jack Cullen is attempting to make his current jump to the major leagues a permanent one. When he reported to spring training with the Toledo club, the righthander had just about made up his


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