1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Vic Davalillo

Bing Shakes Redbird Nest

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 6, 1969

Bing Devine keeps changing players around as if they were so many bubble gum cards. The Cardinals’ general manager ought to receive an award as the best friend the airlines ever had. Before Bing is through, the Redbirds’ 1968 pennant winners will have to hold a reunion soon if they want to reminisce about the

Over 2000 Games in Outfield, Kaline Debuts at First Base

Filed under Detroit Tigers
July 1, 1968

Al Kaline’s debut as a Detroit first baseman was termed a success today by the three people who should know best. One was Kaline, slender hard-hitting Tiger outfielder who played first base Monday night after more than 2,000 games in the Tiger garden. “I was nervous until the game started for I never had played

Murphy Hurls No-Hitter for 1st Career Win

Filed under California Angels
June 18, 1968

In his second major league game, Angels starter Tom Murphy (1-1) pitched a no-hitter against Mickey Mantle and the New York Yankees, 1-0. However, his teammates could not deliver the deciding run for the 22-year-old college graduate until Don Mincher’s pinch-hit bases loaded single that stretched beyond the reach of left fielder Roy White in

Angels Dispatch Hall to Indians, Obtain Davalillo

Filed under California Angels, Cleveland Indians
June 15, 1968

The Angels sent Jimmie Hall to the Indians for Vic Davalillo on the major league trading deadline in an exchange of players with remarkable parallels. Both Hall and Davalillo are lefthanded batting and throwing outfielders. Both started their major league careers in 1963 as center fielders, but since have been shifted to right field. Both

Yaz breaks up rookie Bahnsen's no-hitter in the ninth; Yanks win 3-0

Filed under New York Yankees
May 10, 1968

In his eighth career starter, New York’s Stan Bahnsen no-hit the Boston Red Sox through twenty-five outs. Bahnsen battled Boston starter Gary Waslewski for six plus innings until Gene Michael plated Tom Tresh with a single through the hole at short. Bahnsen received two insurance runs in the eighth with a two-run single by catcher

Chance blanks crippled Yankees, 2-0

Filed under New York Yankees
April 14, 1968

Dean Chance pitched a two-hit shutout as the Minnesota Twins remained undefeated with a 2-0 win in a game overshadowed by injuries to Yankees’ Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke. The continuing impression of general impotence of the Yankees was supported by the shutout, but was completely brought to light with Pepitone’s mishap. Pepitone suffered a

Tough But Rewarding Road Trip for Tribe

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 8, 1966

It has been a bruising Eastern swing for the Tribe, but the results on the score board have been worthwhile. The Indians grabbed a 1 1/2 game lead on Detroit with a series victory at Baltimore. On Friday, with two outs in the top of the ninth Vic Davalillo singled off Stu Miller to drive

Tribe Tidbits – September 6, 1965

Filed under Cleveland Indians
September 6, 1965

* His record doesn’t verify it, but Luis Tiant has erased any of the doubts that might have existed about his future as a major league pitcher. The 24-year-old righthander – sometimes referred as the Indians’ Cuban Cutie – has found it slightly more difficult to win the American League than he might have realized

All-Star Game 1965: NATIONALS BLAST A.L., 6-0

Filed under All Star Game
July 13, 1965

Bloomington, Minn., July 13 – The National League All-Stars homered their way to a 6-0 victory of the American League All-Stars before an overflow crowd of 46,706 at Metropolitan Stadium this afternoon. On a day where major league baseball celebrates its best, even one of the worst teams in baseball had cause to celebrate as

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