1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ted Savage

Dodgers Take Opening Win in St. Louis, 4-1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
May 20, 1968

Larry Jaster, who no-hit the Dodgers in 1966, got the nod from manager Red Schoendienst for the first time this season as the first place Cardinals and second place Dodgers met in an early National League showdown. The Dodgers take the opening, powering past Cardinals, 4-1. Willie Davis belted a two-run homer in the seventh

Horton Leaves Game as Tribe Prevails, 5-1

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 24, 1968

The Detroit Tigers fell to the Cleveland Indians, 5-1, and as part of a disastrous four run Cleveland eighth inning, lost the services of slugger Willie Horton for some time. Horton left the game on a stretcher after colliding with center fielder Jim Northrup on a shallow fly ball off the bat of Cleveland’s Tony

Giant Collapse Squeezes Tight NL Race

Filed under Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants
July 22, 1967

The Chicago Cubs scored seven runs in the eighth inning off a normally reliable San Francisco Giants to lift the Cubs to a 7-4 victory before a raucous crowd of 29,079 fans at Wrigley Field. The loss dropped the Giants into a second-place tie with the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Philadelphia Phillies climbed atop

Altman Return Highlights Roster Rotation

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 21, 1967

The Cubs yesterday again spun their first division wheel of fortune. The lucky number stopped on “George Altman” and the lanky 34-year-old outfielder will be in uniform in time to pinch hit in today’s doubleheader against the Dodgers. The recall of the southpaw swinger from their Tacoma farm club was another of many recent moves

Demotion Troubles Savage; Forces Trade

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 14, 1967

Outfielder Ted Savage was so angry at being dropped from the Cardinal varsity at the May 10 deadline that he smashed his ukulele in the visitors’ clubhouse at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh. But Savage was happier later when he wound up with the Cubs. “If nobody wants you, what’s the use of going back to

1967 St. Louis Cardinals Preview

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: With Sandy Koufax gone, the Cardinals were crowing in April that they owned the best pitching staff in the league. It was a legitimate boast on the basis of 1966 figures. The sixth place Cardinals, who won only four more games than they lost, got that far only because of a superlative

Mays Moves Past Foxx on Career HR List

Filed under San Francisco Giants
September 2, 1966

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the San Francisco Giants, 8-7, in sixteen innings as Giant outfielder Willie Mays passed Jimmie Foxx for second place on baseball’s all-time home run list. Mays socked three home runs on the evening; the record-breaker being the second clout in the seventh inning off Cardinal reliever Don Dennis. Mays hit

Red Hots – August 15, 1965

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
August 15, 1965

* Pete Rose was an unimpressive-appearing 150-pounder when he first signed with the Reds after playing sandlot baseball in Cincinnati and in nearby Dayton, O. And, because of his size, the Reds did not have much competition for his signature on a contract. Red scouts Buzz Boyle, Cliff Polking, and Buddy Bloebaum overlooked Rose’s size.

Rebird Chirps – July 31, 1965

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
July 31, 1965

# A couple of Redbirds earned honors for their play in the month of July. Pitcher Bob Gibson (12-8) edged Don Drysdale (14-9) for Pitcher of the Month laurels. Gibson out-dueled Drysdale July 31 in the Cardinals’ 5-2 win. Hal Woodeshick put out a late ninth-inning fire to preserve the win. Gibson was 4-2 with

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