1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tommy Helms

Pennant Chase Flares Into Bench Clearing Melee

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
July 3, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 to take the first game of a key series between two clubs tied atop the National League standings. However, the post-game talk was over the free-for-all that took place in the seventh inning. The brawl was so good that Joe Mathes, the Redbirds’ veteran scout, called

Pitching Depth Behind Reds Revival

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 13, 1967

Gerry Arrigo, making his first start of the season for the Reds, tossed a five-hit shutout against the Mets, April 29, at Crosley Field. Yet, after the first two weeks of May, Arrigo still hasn’t been back on the mound – not even in a relief role. It’s a tipoff on just how good and

1967 Cincinnati Reds Preview

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: From redhot pennant contenders of two years ago to a somewhat drastically shaken up club. That’s the sad story of the Reds. It all started when owner Bill DeWitt traded Frank Robinson for Baltimore’s Milt Pappas. Before the year was over, DeWitt had sold the ball club. In between, his new manager,

Reds Turn Season Around Under Bristol

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
August 15, 1966

Dave Bristol has righted the Reds’ ship, and with the club’s current six game winning streak, the Reds stand only three games under the .500 mark for the first time since May 1. Back on July 14 when Bristol took over, the Reds, picked by many to win the pennant in pre-season pools, were in

The First Indoor No-Hitter

Filed under Houston Astros
July 2, 1966

Dick “Turk” Farrell pitched the first no-hitter of the 1966 season with a 4-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Farrell, one of the original Colts still on the Houston roster, made easy work of Don Heffner’s lineup as the ball did not leave Houston’s synthetic infield until a Tommy Helms’ fly out to Lee Maye

Crosley Field Swells in Misery

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
June 22, 1966

Despite the tussle atop the National League standings, the spotlight has drifted down to seventh place where the Cincinnati Reds pitching woes have drawn attention. Eleven days ago, Reds manager Don Heffner shrugged off questions about his resignation from New York reporters after the Mets embarrassed Heffner’s troops, 17-3, on May 12. The Reds have

Cincinnati's Embarrassing Freefall

Filed under Cincinnati Reds

Despite the tussle atop the National League standings, the spotlight has drifted down to seventh place where the Cincinnati Reds pitching woes have drawn attention. Eleven days ago, Reds manager Don Heffner shrugged off questions about his resignation from New York reporters after the Mets embarrassed Heffner’s troops, 17-3, on May 12. The Reds have


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