1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Sam Bowens

Senators Get Ted's Message…They're Patsies for Nobody

Filed under Washington Senators
July 7, 1969

After a get-acquainted period in spring training and a half of season of getting to know Ted Williams, his techniques, his idiosyncrasies, his demand for the utmost effort every minute and his passion for perfection, the Senators appear ready to make a run at second place in the American League East. Williams has made his

Senators Get Ted’s Message…They’re Patsies for Nobody

Filed under Washington Senators

After a get-acquainted period in spring training and a half of season of getting to know Ted Williams, his techniques, his idiosyncrasies, his demand for the utmost effort every minute and his passion for perfection, the Senators appear ready to make a run at second place in the American League East. Williams has made his

Versatility Bit Gone Too Far, Says Blefary

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
September 27, 1968

One day last spring, when training in Florida was only the beginning, Hank Bauer, then Orioles manager, took Curt Blefary aside and said, “I want to see if I’ve got the guts to make you a catcher.” “If you’ve got the guts,” Blefary shot back, “I’ve got the guts to go back there.” At the

Etchebarren Saves O's From Sweep; Birds Retake Perch

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians
June 30, 1967

After a 2-0 blanking by Indians hurler Steve Hargan, the Baltimore Orioles found themselves in more trouble down five runs in the nightcap. But the Orioles rallied without any assistance from their guests and defeated Cleveland, 7-5. Sam Bowens hit a two-run pinch-hit triple in the bottom of the fifth to get the Birds on

Bowens Leads O's Rally Past Twins

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
September 10, 1966

A smaller crowd of 21,259 and a national television audience came to Metropolitan Stadium, and the Baltimore Orioles again set off the early fireworks. As Frank Robinson had driven the offense last night, today’s hero in the Oriole lineup was Sam Bowens. In the game to counter the Twins lefthanded starter Jim Merritt, Bowens provided

Bauer's Birds: Road Warriors

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
June 2, 1966

On May 21, the promising Baltimore Orioles offense was shut down by Detroit’s Denny McLain, 4-1. They were to then face Mickey Lolich the next day with an eleven-game western road trip on the horizon. Hank Bauer’s troops woke up Sunday morning, May 22, a revived bunch. They hit Lolich early with four first-inning runs,

Bird Seed – June 23, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
June 23, 1965

* Norm Siebern continues to make his case for the starting lineup with a two-run pinch-hit homer capping yesterday’s 6-5 comeback win over Boston. Siebern, currently hitting .301, had spent some time on the pine of late as Manager Hank Bauer went with a platoon of Boog Powell and Bob Johnson at first base. Asked

O’s Rally To Cling to AL Lead

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins
May 31, 1965

Baltimore, May 31 – The Baltimore Orioles maintained their half-game lead over the Chicago White Sox in dramatic fashion with a comeback win in the finale of a double-header with the Minnesota Twins before 21,289 fans at Memorial Stadium. In the lidlifter, Jim Kaat breezed through the Oriole lineup in route to a 3-0 three-hit

Bird Seed – May 31, 1965

Filed under Baltimore Orioles

* It was like Brooks Robinson had never been away. Manager Hank Bauer had said with a sigh that the Orioles would have to suffer along with Robby and Sam Bowens when they returned following injuries, and that it might cost the club a few games while it waited for the two to regain their


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