1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Steve Barber

Twins Take West Title

Filed under Minnesota Twins, Uncategorized
September 19, 1969

The Minnesota Twins captured the first ever American League West title with a 3-0 victory over the Seattle Pilots in front of an audience of 23,700 at Metropolitan Stadium. Dave Boswell, the focus of controversy last month, won his 22nd game of the season with a season-high 13 strikeouts. It was Boswell’s third shutout of

McPhail Continues to Seek Improvement For Bombers

Filed under New York Yankees
September 1, 1967

Like any good poker player, Lee MacPhail operates behind an inscrutable face that never reveals his feelings or plans or gives any hint as to what might come next. The Yankees’ general manager, who has already built a pennant winner in Baltimore, learned a lot of baseball from his dad, Larry, but operates in a

Injury Concerns for Birds Staff This Spring

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
April 8, 1967

It appeared Oriole Manager Hank Bauer had cause for concern through about the first two weeks of the spring exhibition season. Half his expected starting rotation – Steve Barber and Jim Palmer – nursed sore arms. Wally Bunker was pitching with a sore elbow, the defense was shoddy and the troops weren’t hitting. Then, Tom

1966 World Series Preview

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, World Series
October 4, 1966

Baltimore – The Orioles enter the 1966 World Series full of confidence. The only thing Manager Hank Bauer was willing to concede as the Orioles worked out at Dodger Stadium was that the World Series would go at least four games. “We were the best club in baseball in June and July,” the manager said,

Birds' Backstop Shuffle Continues

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
July 31, 1966

The Orioles have kept winning despite suffering through some injuries. Catcher Larry Haney was recalled after Andy Etchebarren injured his hand and the club’s only other receiver, Vic Roznovsky, also playing with a bum hand. The 23-year-old Haney was summoned from Rochester and Bauer immediately put him to work. Wally Bunker was on the disabled

Four Orioles Named All-Stars

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
July 10, 1966

Four Orioles were named to the All-Star roster by Twins manager Sam Mele: OF Frank Robinson, 3B Brooks Robinson and left-handed pitchers Steve Barber and Dave McNally. It is the first selection for McNally who pitched a personal best 2.95 ERA last season, and has notched ten wins this season. McNally hopes to reach twenty

Tough But Rewarding Road Trip for Tribe

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 8, 1966

It has been a bruising Eastern swing for the Tribe, but the results on the score board have been worthwhile. The Indians grabbed a 1 1/2 game lead on Detroit with a series victory at Baltimore. On Friday, with two outs in the top of the ninth Vic Davalillo singled off Stu Miller to drive

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