1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ted Sizemore

In Dodger Rookie Book, Ted's No. 1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Uncategorized
August 27, 1969

The Los Angeles Dodgers Mod Squad hit the headlines, the magazine covers and the sports columns with an early-season impact which, while it had its effect on the pennant race, wasn’t expected to last too long. But now, in the twilight hours of 1969, the Mod Squad is still helping make the Dodgers tick, and

Memorial Day Action

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Pilots
May 30, 1969

The 1969 baseball campaign reached the Memorial Day pole as the clubs jockey for position for the summer stretch. The division leaders have held their grounds, but strange things happen in baseball during the heated months. The new division format doubles pennant fever this summer as more teams should have playoff aspirations. The biggest surprise

Dodger Mod Squad Adds 'Grabby' at Short

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
April 25, 1969

The new Dodger Mod Squad, including four juveniles eligible for the Rookie of the Year award, has Los Angeles fans re-energized about their club. The Dodgers, after two losing seasons, are hungry once again, and so are the rooters who gradually are placing their trust in the Mod Squad. Bill Russell, 20, opened in right

Dodger Mod Squad Adds ‘Grabby’ at Short

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers

The new Dodger Mod Squad, including four juveniles eligible for the Rookie of the Year award, has Los Angeles fans re-energized about their club. The Dodgers, after two losing seasons, are hungry once again, and so are the rooters who gradually are placing their trust in the Mod Squad. Bill Russell, 20, opened in right

McBean Plugs L.A. Fireman Gap

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres
April 18, 1969

In the early stages of this season, Walter Alston answered the question as to what he needed most with just three words: “A relief pitcher.” Up until this spring, his answer had been, “a righthanded hitter.” Apparently satisfied that rookies Ted Sizemore, Bill Sudakis, and “veteran rookie” Andy Kosco, the emergence of WIllie Crawford and


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