1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Willie Stargell

Bucs Lose Game, Stargell in Disasterous Eighth

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
June 23, 1968

The San Francisco Giants spoiled a Jim Bunning shut out by scoring four runs in the top of the eighth inning to march to a 4-1 victory before a crowd of 16,843 at Forbes Field. A seventy minute rain delay after six innings could not derail Bunning until the eighth when a pair of errors,

Drysdale's Triumph Forgotten With News

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers
June 6, 1968

At about 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, Don Drysdale retired Willie Stargell on a ground ball to shortstop and concluded a monumental game for himself. With the 2-0 victory, Drysdale tied former teammate and holdout partner Sandy Koufax for the franchise lead and ninth all-time with 2,355 career strikeouts, and recorded his fortieth career shutout. Two hours

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

Cubs' Pitcher Regan's Story Most Moving

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 25, 1968

Swirling snow and cold where enough to keep the Cubs from playing the Atlanta Braves in Wrigley Field yesterday but not enough to prevent Cub pitchers from putting on their uniforms and running around the outfield. And this included the newest of their number, Phil Regan. Obtained the day before from the Dodgers, Regan had

Horton Leaves Game as Tribe Prevails, 5-1

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 24, 1968

The Detroit Tigers fell to the Cleveland Indians, 5-1, and as part of a disastrous four run Cleveland eighth inning, lost the services of slugger Willie Horton for some time. Horton left the game on a stretcher after colliding with center fielder Jim Northrup on a shallow fly ball off the bat of Cleveland’s Tony

Killebrew, Shamsky Named Players of the Week

Filed under Minnesota Twins, New York Mets
April 22, 1968

Minnesota slugger Harmon Killebrew, no stranger to springtime laurels, was named American League Player of the Week for the week ending April 21. Killebrew batted .318 with five home runs and ten RBI on the week. Killebrew won Player of the Month honors in April and May during the 1967 season. In the National League,

Mets Turn Back Bucs Rally

Filed under New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates
August 20, 1967

The New York Mets held off a ninth inning rally to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-7. Yesterday, the Pirates scored five runs in the ninth inning for a 10-8 comeback victory. The Mets coasted to a 8-3 lead into the ninth inning. Manager Wes Westrum called upon Cal Koonce who has pitched 18 2/3 scoreless

Cards Snap 9 Game Skid With 10 Run 8th

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 14, 1967

The St. Louis Cardinals riddled four Pittsburgh pitching for ten runs in the eighth inning in a 12-3 victory that snapped a nine-game losing skid. Bob Gibson (3-8) and the Redbirds seemed headed for a tenth straight setback after Willie Stargell’s three-run home run in the sixth inning that erased a 2-0 Cardinal lead. Mike

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