1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ron Fairly

Expos Are Collecting Blue Chippers

Filed under Montreal Expos
June 15, 1969

The Expos have been wheeling and dealing like penny stock promoters in the past few weeks, but they feel two of the deals have produced blue-chip performers and a third swap could be a bonus. Starting out with 30 players considered expendable by ten established teams, the Canadian club now owns three men who were

Dodgers Finally Bring Wills Back

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos
June 11, 1969

Infielder Maury Wills returned to Los Angeles in a three-cornered trade involving the Dodgers, the Montreal Expos, and the Chicago Cubs. The Dodgers traded Ron Fairly and Paul Popovich to the Expos for Wills and outfielder Manny Mota. Montreal then swapped infielder Popovich to the Cubs for center fielder Adolfo Phillips and relief pitcher Jack

The Jim Hickman Experiment

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
July 4, 1967

The Fourth of July firework display came on the field for the sparse crowd of 8,090 at Forbes Field as the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the Pittsburgh Pirates in a wild 18-14 affair. The Dodgers erupted for eighteen runs, and enjoyed a thirteen run lead going into the eighth inning. Manager Walter Alston saw

Mays, Hart Homer; Giants Rally Past LA

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants
April 28, 1967

Willie Mays and Jim Ray Hart hit late home runs to lift the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers in ten innings, 7-6. Mays, slumping terribly at 2-for-30 this season, walloped a pinch-hit solo home run off Dodger fireman Phil Regan (0-2) to tie the game in the ninth. Hart followed an inning

Dodgers Rally Past Braves in Twelve

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 26, 1967

Los Angeles – Jim Hickman hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the 12th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Hickman’s single gave the Dodgers their only lead of the game and it was just in time as the Dodgers rallied from behind to force extra

Osteen, Dodgers Top Reds, 4-1

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 18, 1967

Los Angeles – The Dodgers failed to post a victory on their first three-city trip of 1967, then returned home and looked like a different club. The Dodgers celebrated last season’s world championship before the game, and then handed the Cincinnati Reds their first defeat of the season, 4-1, before 17,947 at Dodger Stadium. The

1967 Los Angeles Dodgers Preview

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: While speculation sizzles on how much damage the loss of Sandy Koufax will inflict on the Dodgers, let’s just suppose they had been without him last year. The Dodgers, winning the pennant by four and a half games, won 101, lost 61, Koufax either won or lost in all except five of

Champion Dodgers Return Amid Injuries and Change

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers broke camp in Florida, March 30, but instead of traveling with the team to Houston, three players – Willie Davis, Lou Johnson and Dick Egan – returned to Los Angeles for medical treatment. Only the Davis case was cause for concern, with X-rays disclosing a chipped inside ankle bone on his left leg,

Dodgers Rally to Take Crown

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 13, 1966

Walter Alston walked out of his office at Dodger Stadium and into the clubhouse. Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax were sitting in front of Koufax’s locker. Both players turned to look at Alston, and the manager flipped a baseball toward Koufax, turned, and walked away. The decision was made. There would be no explanations or

Dodgers Edge O's, 3-1.

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 8, 1966

Baltimore, Oct. 8 (AP) – The Los Angeles Dodgers crept back into the World Series with a 3-1 road victory. Claude Osteen and Phil Regan combined on a four-hitter, and would have shut the Orioles out but for more defensive lapses by Walter Alston’s troops. Prior to the game, Alston made a significant lineup change


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