1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ruben Amaro

Callison Hands Gibson First Loss

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 17, 1968

And on his eighth game, Bob Gibson lost. In the first inning at Connie Mack Stadium before a crowd of 17,034, Johnny Callison hit a two-out home run into the left center field bleachers against Cardinal starter Bob Gibson (7-1). Remarkably, the wrong way clout would be the only Phillie hit for the night. Woodie

Yankees Looking Down on the Farm for Talent

Filed under New York Yankees
September 7, 1967

With the end of the minor league seasons, the Yankees called all their minor league managers into New York on a fact-finding mission which will determine the immediate future of many of the Yankee prospects on the farm. There is no doubt that Ralph Houk was the most interested member of the gathering. It has

Amaro Regains Form in Starting Role

Filed under New York Yankees
June 18, 1967

When they start counting votes to determine the “comeback of the year” there should be plenty of support for Ruben Amaro, the Yankees’ 30-year-old shortstop. The Amaro story is one of the strangest tales in Yankee annals, with an unexpectedly happy ending. Almost overnight, he regained all the skills he had apparently lost, then became

Yankee Youth Movement Continues

Filed under New York Yankees
May 11, 1967

Any doubt that the Yankees have their eye on the future was eliminated when cutdown day arrived. The club elected to keep rookies Frank Tepedino and Charlie Sands, both drafted from the Baltimore organization, and dropped a couple of shocked veterans – Lou Clinton and Billy Bryan. Clinton’s sale to the Phillies’ San Diego club

Yankees Infield: Help Wanted

Filed under New York Yankees
April 7, 1967

The Yankees are leaving no stone unturned to make a deal for infield help. They picked up a good-glove, no-hit John Kennedy from the Dodgers. But the infield has too many hopeful, but untried, elements in the makeup. And the infield must be first-rate if the New Yorkers are to make a strong comeback to

Phillie Fodder – July 11, 1965

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
July 11, 1965

First Half MVP: Richie Allen, .287, 13 HR, 62 R, 43 RBI, 6 SB Sophomore third sacker is out-slugging fellow All-Star teammate, Johnny Callison. Impact Rookie: Gary Wagner, 2-2, 4 SV, 2.25 ERA, 24 G Non-roster spring invitee is working his way into a key role in the Quaker bullpen. First Half Surprise: Gary Wagner

Phillie Fodder – May 5, 1965

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
May 5, 1965

* The Dick Stuart bubble burst with a bang in Milwaukee on May 2 when Manager Gene Mauch announced that he was benching the big slugger for a while. The Phillies’ pilot, one of Stuart’s biggest boosters since the club made the trade for him last November, had watched the slugger’s batting average sink to

Koufax’s Record Return

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies
April 18, 1965

Philadelphia, Apr 18 – Despite having pitched only three innings in the last three weeks, Sandy Koufax went the distance today in Philadelphia and erased all doubts as to his mastery on the mound. Koufax tied his major-league record of 18 strikeouts, and finished in style recording the final three strikeouts on only nine pitches,

Phillie Fodder – April 12, 1965

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 12, 1965

Pitcher Gary Wagner, a tall 23 year old righthander, and outfielder Bobby Del Greco, a 32 year old veteran, were promoted by the Phillies at the close of spring training. Both had been invited to spring training although on the roster of the Phillies’ top farm club at Arkansas (Coast). Ruben Amaro, who missed most

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