1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tony Conigliaro

Boston Fans Go Wild at Ted’s Second Coming

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators
April 23, 1969

It was 30 years and two days since he played his first game at Fenway Park, and now Ted Williams was returning as manager. For the first time in his life, he was wearing an enemy uniform in Boston. The day got off to a terrible start for Ted. The Senators’ chartered plane was forced

Boston Fans Go Wild at Ted's Second Coming

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators

It was 30 years and two days since he played his first game at Fenway Park, and now Ted Williams was returning as manager. For the first time in his life, he was wearing an enemy uniform in Boston. The day got off to a terrible start for Ted. The Senators’ chartered plane was forced

No Hard Feelings When Tony C., Hamilton Meet

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians
April 12, 1969

“It’s time to forget.” That’s the feeling of both Boston outfielder Tony Conigliaro and Jack Hamilton, husky, righthanded pitcher for the Indians. They faced each other for the first time April 12 since that game in August of 1967 when one of Hamilton’s fast balls crashed into the side of young Tony’s head. It left

Hub Fans have Brand-New Hero – Slugger Harrelson

Filed under Boston Red Sox
August 19, 1968

The fickle fans of Boston have a new hero this season at Fenway Park. The fans can’t cheer for Tony Conigliaro because he isn’t playing. Jim Lonborg has won only a few games, and Carl Yastrzemski still has his fans. But, Ken Harrelson has taken over the affection of the 1,800,000 who will have watched

Gary Bell Twirls No-Hitter; Conigliaro Injured

Filed under Boston Red Sox
August 18, 1967

Gary Bell (6-8) pitched a no-hitter against the California Angels, 4-0, snapping a three-game Red Sox losing streak, but all of those accomplishments are overshadowed by the loss of slugger Tony Conigliaro who was struck by the second pitch of the fourth inning. The pitch from Angel starter Jack Hamilton (4-9) hit him just below

Boston Turns Triple Play in Blowout Loss

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins
July 30, 1967

The Boston press just doesn’t know what to do with this team. “How do you write about a winner?” asked one Boston Globe writer. “I’ve had to junk words like dismal, sloppy, brutal, etc.” The writers have had to come up with a new lexicon of adjectives to describe the 1967 edition of the Boston

All Star Game 1967: Americans Storm Past Nationals

Filed under All Star Game
July 11, 1967

The American League, searching for another ‘Lucky Seven’ victory, rallied from a four-run first inning deficit to overtake the National League, 5-4. The Americans had dropped four straight All-Star contests, but won the last three All-Star games in years that ended in seven – 1937, 1947, and 1957. Minnesota’s Harmon Killebrew, named the game’s Most

Five Run Rally Puts Bosox In First

Filed under Boston Red Sox
June 28, 1967

With news of White Sox third baseman Dick Kenworth’s tenth inning home run sending Baltimore to a 1-0 defeat coming across the wires, the Boston Red Sox rallied for a miraculous 6-4 victory over Minnesota with a five-run ninth inning. Jerry Adair’s two run bloop single to left capped the scoring which left the 11,940


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