1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Walt Williams

Tigers Notch Season's First Win in Overtime

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 13, 1968

It took fifteen innings, but the defending world champion Detroit Tigers won their first game after two opening defeats, and who else would you expect but Norm Cash to drive in the winning run. The World Series MVP Cash entered the game in the eighth, and doubled home Dick McAuliffe for the 6-5 victory over

John, McCraw Out For Reserve Duty

Filed under Chicago White Sox
July 15, 1967

Pitcher Tommy John and first baseman Tommy McCraw departed after the July 15 double-header with the Angels for two weeks of drill with the Indiana Air National Guard. John, however, was expected to return and pitch over the weekend. Outfielder Buddy Bradford was optioned to Indianapolis (Coast) on July 14 when Walter (No-Neck) Williams came

Great Scott! Boston Wins Opener, 8-7

Filed under Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox
April 12, 1967

George Scott belted a ninth-inning two-out solo home run over the left field wall off Dennis Higgins (0-1) to win the opener for the Boston Red Sox, 8-7, over the Chicago White Sox. Boston took an early four-run lead, and seemed to have control of the game as Jim Lonborg held the Chisox at bay

Cardinals Announce Opening Date of New Stadium

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
April 15, 1966

The Cardinals announced their new stadium, Busch Memorial Stadium, will host its first baseball game on Thursday, May 12, with the Braves in town. The baseball All-Star Game is also booked for the new stadium, July 12. The new stadium, made principally of concrete, will have 49,453 seats for both baseball and football. Along with


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