1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Phils Scoreless Streak at 27; Wise Escapes Injury

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies

For the second consecutive day, the San Francisco Giants defeated the Philadelphia Phillies by the score of 1-0. The deciding run was scored in the second inning when the concern was more over the health of Phillies’ starter Rick Wise. With one out, Giants catcher Bob Barton smashed a line drive which hit Wise on

McCovey Breaks Fifteen Inning Scoring Silence

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants
June 5, 1968

Nearly five years ago, a crowd of 15,921 gathered on a Tuesday evening at Candlestick Park to witness what later was described as one of the greatest pitching performances in baseball’s modern era. On that night, Warren Spahn of the Braves and Juan Marichal of the Giants locked into a sixteen inning scoreless duel that

Young Joe Wins Sibling Rematch

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 23, 1968

New season, new setting as a rematch of the Niekro brothers resulted in another 3-0 decision, this time younger brother Joe and the Chicago Cubs bested Phil and the Atlanta Braves before a sparse afternoon crowd of 4,399 at Wrigley Field. The first duel between brothers occurred with much more fanfare last season in Atlanta

Giant Collapse Squeezes Tight NL Race

Filed under Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants
July 22, 1967

The Chicago Cubs scored seven runs in the eighth inning off a normally reliable San Francisco Giants to lift the Cubs to a 7-4 victory before a raucous crowd of 29,079 fans at Wrigley Field. The loss dropped the Giants into a second-place tie with the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Philadelphia Phillies climbed atop

Jaster Blanks Phils; Then Cards Romp to DH Sweep

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 25, 1967

The St. Louis Cardinals extended their win streak to ten games with a doubleheader home sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. The sweep pushed the Redbirds past the Phillies for second place in the National League. St. Louis is two and a half game behind Cincinnati. The opener was a tight 1-0 shutout victory by Cardinal

1967 Philadelphia Phillies Preview

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: Tough luck hit. Gene Mauch’s forces before spring training started when his great first baseman, Bill White, suffered a torn Achilles tendon in a gymnasium mishap in St. Louis. It robbed Mauch and his associates of some of the enthusiasm a senes deals by general manager John Quinn had generated for a

Cepeda Struck By Batting Practice Line Drive

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 10, 1966

If Red Schoendienst’s hair had turned while suddenly just before the Cardinals’ game at Philadelphia, June 10, it would have been easy to understand. His bread-and-butter slugger, Orlando Cepeda, had been felled by a line-drive, which struck his right eye, from the bat of the Phillies’ Johnny Callison during batting practice. The Redbirds would miss

Koufax’s Record Return

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies
April 18, 1965

Philadelphia, Apr 18 – Despite having pitched only three innings in the last three weeks, Sandy Koufax went the distance today in Philadelphia and erased all doubts as to his mastery on the mound. Koufax tied his major-league record of 18 strikeouts, and finished in style recording the final three strikeouts on only nine pitches,


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