1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Steve Blass

Front Liners Defy Boycott

Filed under News
February 22, 1969

The super stars were still twiddling their thumbs, but some more cracks were developing in the baseball players’ boycott as the holdout headed into its second week. Saying he could stay out “only so long,” Steve Blass, Pittsburgh’s leading pitcher last season, junked a one-day holdout and turned up at Pirates camp. Meanwhile, four top

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Bucs Hammer All Star Hughes

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
July 12, 1967

The Pittsburgh Pirates snapped Cardinal rookie Dick Hughes from his All-Star dreams with a nine-run first inning as the Bucs cruised to an 11-6 victory to open the season’s second half. Fellow All-Stars Roberto Clemente homered and Gene Alley doubled to highlight the outburst off Hughes. Pittsburgh batted around against the rookie who returned from

Allen Lauches Tape Measure Clout in Loss

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
June 15, 1967

Richie Allen has hit so many tape-measure home runs in his brief stay in the major leagues, it is difficult to put a finger on his longest, but the Phillies’ third baseman entered another clout in the competition for the distinction on June 12. This one may well have traveled 600 feet. The ball might

Eleven Run Fifth Highlights Quaker Blowout

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
August 23, 1966

When the Phillies beat the Pirates, 16-2, with 21 hits, it was the most runs scored by the Phillies since last June 10, when Philadelphia defeated the Dodgers, 15-3. The Phillies scored 11 runs in the fifth inning off Bucs starter Vern Law, Don Cardwell, and Steve Blass. Fifteen Quakers came to bat in the

Pirate Scoreboard – October 3, 1965

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
October 3, 1965

* The Pirates concluded the season on another hot streak, winning ten of their final twelve games. The club also had winning streaks of ten and seven games during the season, but the inability to maintain that winning play is what dropped the Bucs to their fourth place finish, ten games behind the Dodgers. The


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