1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Russ Snyder

Buford's Play Earning Play

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
June 16, 1968

Although Don Buford is keeping his thoughts pretty much to himself, this has not been an enjoyable season for him. Before the White Sox traded him to the Orioles in a deal that sent Luis Aparicio and Russ Snyder to Chicago, Buford had never been relegated to a utility role. With the White Sox, he

Hondo, Aaron Named Players of the Week

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Washington Senators
May 26, 1968

Washington slugger Frank Howard belted a mere two home runs for the week, but won Player of the Week honors with a weekly average of .360 and seven RBI. Atlanta’s Hank Aaron captured the award in the senior circuit with a .323 average, a home run, and eight RBI. On the field, White Sox manager

Brabender Wins First By Blanking Reeling A's

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Oakland Athletics
August 21, 1967

Gene Brabender (1-5) won his first major league game after forty appearances over two years with a three-hit shutout against the Kansas City A’s. The loss is Kansas City’s sixth straight and second under new manager Luke Appling. The club is in disarray over the recent firing of manager Alvin Dark and the release of

Displaced Tigers Dropped By O's in 16

Filed under Detroit Tigers
July 27, 1967

The Detroit Tigers sent on the road by rioting in their home town lost to the Baltimore Orioles in sixteen innings when a passed ball allowed Boog Powell to score the winning run. Powell reached first to open the inning on a misplay by the typically surehanded Ray Oyler. Powell advanced to third on Curt

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

Birds One Game Away as Dodgers Strand 12

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 9, 1966

Baltimore, Oct. 9 (AP) – The Baltimore Orioles put themselves within one game of the franchise’s first world championship with a tight 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. For the second consecutive game, the Orioles managed only four hits, but four pitchers held off the Dodgers who stranded twelve runners on base after taking

Bosox Bunts – June 23, 1965

Filed under Boston Red Sox
June 23, 1965

* This was supposed to be the year Bob Tillman, the Red Sox catcher, achieved the stardom that so many people predicted for him all through his early years in Organized Baseball. Instead, the year has been nothing but a nightmare for the handsome catcher from Nashville. After the 1964 season ended, Tillman was considered


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