1970 Baseball Replay

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

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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

Callison Hands Gibson First Loss

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 17, 1968

And on his eighth game, Bob Gibson lost. In the first inning at Connie Mack Stadium before a crowd of 17,034, Johnny Callison hit a two-out home run into the left center field bleachers against Cardinal starter Bob Gibson (7-1). Remarkably, the wrong way clout would be the only Phillie hit for the night. Woodie

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

Krausse blanks O's in festive Oakland debut

Filed under Oakland Athletics
April 17, 1968

In their debut at Oakland, the Athletics defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0. Before the game, owner Charles O. Finley provided the pre-game festivities, but when the game started, it was Lew Krausse who electrified the 50,000 spectators with a three-hit shutout. Finley suspended Krausse last season for alleged conduct on a team flight. Reggie Jackson

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

Sutherland Continues Hot Spring Hitting

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
May 14, 1967

Two statements Manager Gene Mauch made during spring training about his Phillies seemed to assure rookie Gary Sutherland another season with the club’s top farm team in San Diego. Speaking about his veteran club, Mauch admitted that it seemed very unlikely any rookie would be able to make the squad, with the possible exception of

Alou, Bucs Spoil Seaver Debut, Top Mets in 10

Filed under New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates
April 12, 1967

Matty Alou hit a two-run double in the tenth as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Mets, 5-3. Pittsburgh took a quick two-run lead off Mets starter Tom Seaver, making his major league debut. The Pirates gave Seaver a rude welcome to the big leagues with four consecutive base hits to open the game.

Cleon Jones: Rookie of Year Hopeful

Filed under New York Mets
August 31, 1966

Wes Westrum can hardly be blamed if he’s stumping for Cleon Jones as Rookie of the Year. The 24-year-old outfielder from Mobile, Ala. has been hitting around .290 almost all season, stealing bases, pegging out base-runners and generally making Westrum’s full year as Mets’ manager a happy one. “Cleon has some strong rivals,” Wes agreed.

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