1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tom Murphy

Kaat Loses No-Hitter With One Out Left

Filed under Minnesota Twins
August 8, 1968

Pinch-hitter Davey Johnson laced a clean single to center field with two outs in the ninth inning to break up Minnesota southpaw Jim Kaat’s bid for the second no-hitter of this baseball season in the Twins’ 6-0 victory in Baltimore over the Orioles before a scant crowd of 7.874. Kaat (6-6) was masterful as only

A Silk Brocade Jacket: Murphy's Mod, Man

Filed under California Angels
August 5, 1968

Everybody keeps talking about this super wardrobe that Red Sox slugger Ken Harrelson owns. One look in Harrelson’s closet and you’d swear that he’s married to Madame Pandit and not a cute young thing named Betty Ann. And then there’s Tom Murphy, the no-hit kid sensation of the California Angels. Oh, he’s got a couple

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Pair of Rookie Hurlers Named Players of the Week

Filed under California Angels, Pittsburgh Pirates
June 24, 1968

Pittsburgh’s Bob Moose, a twenty year old righthander who lives within a few miles of Forbes Field, was named National League Player of the Week for the week ending June 23. As a high schooler in Pittsburgh, Moose paid his way to see the 1965 Pirate opener and in 1968 he was in a Pirate

Murphy Hurls No-Hitter for 1st Career Win

Filed under California Angels
June 18, 1968

In his second major league game, Angels starter Tom Murphy (1-1) pitched a no-hitter against Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankees, 1-0. However, his teammates could not deliver the deciding run for the 22-year-old college graduate until Don Mincher’s pinch-hit bases loaded single that stretched beyond the reach of left fielder Roy White in


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