1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Francona Sets Sights on Managerial Career

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 30, 1968

The Braves’ Tito Francona is enjoying a banner season filling in along with Mike Lum and Tommie Aaron for Rico Carty in left field. Despite the big year, Tito knows that because of his age (34) and with expansion around the corner, there is uncertainty where his future is concerned. Francona, then, is probably the

Callison Hands Gibson First Loss

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 17, 1968

And on his eighth game, Bob Gibson lost. In the first inning at Connie Mack Stadium before a crowd of 17,034, Johnny Callison hit a two-out home run into the left center field bleachers against Cardinal starter Bob Gibson (7-1). Remarkably, the wrong way clout would be the only Phillie hit for the night. Woodie

Smoke Signals – April 12, 1965

Filed under Atlanta Braves
April 12, 1965

The Braves, betrothed to Atlanta for 25 years, ran a dress rehearsal the weekend of April 9-11 in the city’s new $18 million stadium. Over 106,000 turned out for the weekend series, and over 100,000 greeted the team during a motorcade down Peachtree Street. Felipe Alou recorded the first hit in the new stadium, a


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