1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Roy White

Mantle Passes Foxx for Third on HR List

Filed under New York Yankees
September 13, 1968

New York Yankee Mickey Mantle passed Jimmie Foxx on the home run list with his 535th career home run in second game of last night’s double header sweep against the Washington Senators. Mantle led off the top of the sixth inning with a towering shot into the right field bleachers at D.C. Stadium. The first

Tigers Lost Without McAuliffe

Filed under Detroit Tigers
August 26, 1968

Pardon Mayo Smith’s Tigers for being a little overconfident. The team departed for New York on August 22 with a 13 1/2 game lead over the Orioles, an 82-44 record, a pitcher set to challenge for a 30-win season, and more home runs hit than last season’s World Championship roster.  It began before the club

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

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

Peters' Slam Propels Sox in Rout, 14-2

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 31, 1968

White Sox starting pitcher Gary Peters, who manager Eddie Stanky batted sixth in Peters’ last start at Yankee Stadium, dropped back into the familiar ninth position in the lineup and belted a grand slam off Twins starter Jim Merritt to highlight a six run Chisox outburst in the fifth inning. The grand slam was one

Dodgers Take Opening Win in St. Louis, 4-1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 20, 1968

Larry Jaster, who no-hit the Dodgers in 1966, got the nod from manager Red Schoendienst for the first time this season as the first place Cardinals and second place Dodgers met in an early National League showdown. The Dodgers take the opening, powering past Cardinals, 4-1. Willie Davis belted a two-run homer in the seventh

Williams Hits For Cycle In Wrigley Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 12, 1968

Billy Williams hit for the cycle, driving in four runs, to lead the Cubs to an 8-6 nightcap victory over the New York Mets. With the assistance of a brisk wind blowing out to right, Williams completed the difficult tasks of the cycle with a triple and home run off Mets starter Dick Selma. He

White Rejoins Yankees With Howser Injury

Filed under New York Yankees
July 22, 1967

Things began to happen fast around the Yankees when they resumed action following the All-Star break. It was almost as if the beginning of the shuffling was being indicated, although some of it was necessary because of an injury to Dick Howser. When Howser was injured in a game against the Orioles July 16, the


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