1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tommy Harper

Williams Hits For Cycle In Wrigley Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 12, 1968

Billy Williams hit for the cycle, driving in four runs, to lead the Cubs to an 8-6 nightcap victory over the New York Mets. With the assistance of a brisk wind blowing out to right, Williams completed the difficult tasks of the cycle with a triple and home run off Mets starter Dick Selma. He

Harper Rejoins Skidding Reds

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
July 27, 1967

Tommy Harper returned the Reds’ lineup for the first time since fracturing his wrist in a May 28 game against the Pirates at Forbes Field. He was a welcome addition despite the Reds dropping their sixth straight with an 8-1 loss in Atlanta. “Harper’s got to be the second-best fielding outfielder in the league,” insisted

Reds Acquire Jake Wood From Detroit

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
June 23, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds today acquired veteran infielder Jake Wood from the Detroit Tigers’ Toledo, Ohio farm club for an undisclosed price and a minor league player to be named at the end of the season. Reds’ General Manager Bob Howsam said Wood was bought because of the recent rash of injuries. Shortstop Leo Cardenas, pitcher

Harper Out With Wrist Injury

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 29, 1967

The Reds, making a determined run for the pennant, received a jolt when they learned that right fielder Tommy Harper would be lost for an indefinite period as the result of a fractured right wrist. Manager Dave Bristol immediately put Harper, who was batting .252, on the disabled list. This means he will be out

Harper Homer Wins Game; Reds Sweep Mets

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets
April 30, 1967

After striking out three times in regulation play, Tommy Harper took advantage of the extra frames and belted a game-winning home run in the eleventh inning off New York reliever Jack Hamilton (0-2) for a 1-0 nightcap win and doubleheader sweep of the Mets before 14,360 fans at Crosley Field. The Reds took the lidlifter

Behind The Bold Red Uprising In Cincinnati

Filed under Cincinnati Reds

We’re a 25-man team now. Look. Tonight Vada Pinson can’t play because he pulled a muscle in his hip. Tommy Harper moves over to center field, and Floyd Robinson plays right. Keep your eye on Robby. He has worked like hell to get ready to help. On days off he’d go out to the ball

Maloney Blanks Dodgers For Opening Win

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 10, 1967

Jim Maloney shut out a retooled Los Angeles lineup as the Reds defeated the Dodgers, 1-0 in front of 28,422 fans on Opening Day at Crosley Field. Maloney (1-0) was perfect until Jim Lefebvre’s single in the fifth inning. Maloney scattered six hits and walked three in the complete game effort. Two double plays, one

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