1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tony Cloninger

Mays Hits For Cycle in Giants' Rout

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants
June 26, 1969

The San Francisco Giants routed the Cincinnati Reds in the opening game of a weekend series at Crosley Field between divisional contenders. Willie Mays hit the first cycle of his career, and interestingly, each of Mays’s hits came off a different Reds’ pitcher. Mays opened with the most difficult of the ingredients, a triple, in

With Clay in Bullpen, Reds Sigh With Relief

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
August 25, 1968

Milt Pappas and Tony Cloninger grabbed the headlines when the Reds and Braves made a six-player swap back on June 11. The tag-end of the stories recounting the trade told that, in addition to Cloninger, the Reds also obtained pitcher Clay Carroll and infielder Woody Woodward, and that infielder Bob Johnson and pitcher Ted Davidson

Pappas Not Surprised By Six-Player Deal

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
June 11, 1968

The trade did not surprise Milt Pappas. Only a few days before the veteran righthander was swapped to Atlanta in a six-player transaction, he had predicted he soon would be wearing a Braves’ uniform. However, Reds General Manager Bob Howsam, in making the announcement of the trade, denied Pappas’ controversial role as Reds’ player representative

Cloninger DL'ed Again; Carroll to Return

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 30, 1967

Pitcher Tony Cloninger was placed on the disabled list following his failure against the Cardinals July 29. The thing that prompted the Braves to think about resting Cloninger for the rest of the season was a recurrence of an eye complication. However, doctors said recurrences are to be expected as part of his recovery. Clay

Cloninger Riding a Roller Coaster This Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 8, 1967

Which way Tony Cloninger? One minute the Braves’ righthander appears to be his old hard throwing, effective self, then the Giants kayoed him with a six and five run innings on June 10. The matter is of some concern to Manager Billy Hitchcock and the Braves, especially if they expect to make any kind of

Blasingame Returns Victorious to Atlanta, 8-2

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros
June 27, 1967

Wade Blasingame (2-4) sent to Houston last week by the Braves in exchange for reliever Claude Raymond returned to Atlanta in triumph as the Houston Astros defeated the Atlanta Braves, 8-2. In fact, Blasingame has only faced Atlanta in his two Astro appearances, pitching a scoreless inning in Houston last weekend. The southpaw held his

Aaron, Carty Spar on Flight

Filed under Atlanta Braves
June 18, 1967

A fight broke out on the Atlanta Braves’ charter airliner between Hank Aaron and Rico Carty while the club was en route from Houston to Los Angeles. The flare-up, which lasted only a couple of minutes, occurred in the rear of the plane and was quickly broken up by several members of the Braves. Aaron

Osteen Sparkles in Dodger Win, 4-1

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
June 5, 1967

Claude Osteen (7-6) led the Dodgers with outstanding performances in the pitching and batting box as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves, 4-1, before 10,046 spectators and millions watching on TV. Osteen nearly missed pitching a shutout as a spell of wildness loaded the bases in the ninth. Osteen induced Clete Boyer to

Dodgers Rally Past Braves in Twelve

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 26, 1967

Los Angeles – Jim Hickman hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the 12th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Hickman’s single gave the Dodgers their only lead of the game and it was just in time as the Dodgers rallied from behind to force extra


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