1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Sonny Siebert

Boston Fans Go Wild at Ted’s Second Coming

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators
April 23, 1969

It was 30 years and two days since he played his first game at Fenway Park, and now Ted Williams was returning as manager. For the first time in his life, he was wearing an enemy uniform in Boston. The day got off to a terrible start for Ted. The Senators’ chartered plane was forced

Boston Fans Go Wild at Ted's Second Coming

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators

It was 30 years and two days since he played his first game at Fenway Park, and now Ted Williams was returning as manager. For the first time in his life, he was wearing an enemy uniform in Boston. The day got off to a terrible start for Ted. The Senators’ chartered plane was forced

Hawk Nests In Boston; Trade May Be Nullified

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
April 20, 1969

Slugging Ken Harrelson, stunned and shaken by a trade which he claimed would cost him up to $750,000 in lost business opportunities, retired from baseball at the age of 27 yesterday rather than report from the Boston Red Sox to the Cleveland Indians. The long haired “Hawk”, who captivated the city of Boston with his

Gibson Wins Ninth on Late Pinch Hit

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 28, 1968

Bob Gibson won his ninth game of the season with a 3-2 Cardinal victory over the San Francisco Giants. Pinch hitter Johnny Edwards, batting for Gibson, hit a two-run single in the seventh to lift the Redbirds. Joe Hoerner closed the game out for St. Louis, and the Cardinals win their thirtieth game of the

Chance blanks crippled Yankees, 2-0

Filed under New York Yankees
April 14, 1968

Dean Chance pitched a two-hit shutout as the Minnesota Twins remained undefeated with a 2-0 win in a game overshadowed by injuries to Yankees’ Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke. The continuing impression of general impotence of the Yankees was supported by the shutout, but was completely brought to light with Pepitone’s mishap. Pepitone suffered a

Hargan: Next Tribe Ace?

Filed under Cleveland Indians
August 13, 1966

Who will be the best righthanded pitcher in the American League when the 1968 season rolls around? Would you guess Denny McLain…Jim Palmer…Jim Nash…Bruce Howard…Mel Stottlemyre…Jim Lonborg…Sonny Siebert…Gary Bell? Birdie Tebbetts firmly believes it will be Steve Hargan and offers only one qualification. “If Steve continues to improve the way he has this year, there’s

Reichardt Scheduled for Surgery

Filed under California Angels
July 31, 1966

Rick Reichardt leaves today for probable kidney surgery at Mayo Brothers Clinic; putting a serious stitch in the Angels’ first-division operation. It was Friday afternoon when Fred Haney and Bill Rigney made the painful decision to send their bonus beauty for the tests which are expected to dictate an operation. If so, Reichardt will be

Cleveland Ships Terry Out to Kaycee

Filed under Cleveland Indians
April 10, 1966

Cleveland traded Ralph Terry, baseball’s most persistent holdout, along with $25,000 cash to Kansas City in exchange for southpaw John O’ Donoghue. The deal was held up for a couple of days after Terry finally agreed to terms. Terry vowed he would stay home all season unless the Tribe would give him back the $7,000

Tribe Tidbits – October 3, 1965

Filed under Cleveland Indians
October 3, 1965

* The Indians finished fifth when many experts expected a pennant for the Tribe. When the question as to what happened this season was put to General Manager Gabe Paul, he merely offered a somewhat weak version of the famed Mona Lisa smile and ignored it with a “wait-until-next-year” shrug. That would seem appropriate as


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