Finish the 1984 Gooden Rookie Season by the end of August.
25 games to go. I think I can do it, if I pace myself, and allow for playing other solitaire sport or war games.
Then maybe I can tackle the rest of the 1974 D’Acquisto Rookie Season by Halloween.
This is something that I was thinking of doing a couple of years back.
I came across a pair of ticket stubs from
a Giants game from 43 years ago. Since I just happen to have the MLB season set from that year, I decided to replay this game.
Final from Candlestick Park:
2-5, run scored, 5 RBI, HR
I plan to do this more often, as I come across ticket stubs around the house.
May 4th, 1974
Welcome to Parc Jarry!
A head-to-head match up between two rookies…
Final from Parc Jarry:
The Giants’ bats come alive as D’Acquisto goes 6 innings, allowing 3 runs on 7 hits, with a pair of strikeouts, for the win.
D’Acquisto: win, record now 3-2 (actual result: loss, record: 2-2)
Next game: May 8, 1974: John D’Acquisto vs. Jon Matlack @ Shea Stadium
According to Facebook, today is the anniversary of the day that I received PLAAY Games’ History Maker Baseball in the mail.
That game, in addition to Strat-O-Matic Baseball, set me on my current hobby of table top sports.
I suppose I’ll pull that one out and play a game or two of the 1974 John D’Acquisto rookie season replay.
April 27, 1974: Mets @ Giants, Candlestick Park
Rookie pitcher battle!
Final from Candlestick Park:
Huge offensive outburst by the Giants in the first assures a win.
D’Acquisto’s record: 2-2 (actual: 2-1)
Next opponent: May 4th, 1974: D’Acquisto vs. Rogers @ Parc Jarry
April 21, 1974: Giants @ Dodgers, Dodger Stadium
Final from Dodger Stadium:
Crazy game as the Giants jump out to an early lead, the Dodgers tying the game and taking the lead in the bottom of the 8th, and Mike Marshall blowing a save and walking in the winning run. Dave Kingman knocks in 2 with a homer for the Giants.
D’Acquisto’s record: 1-2 (no decision; actual: 2-1)
Next opponent: April 27, 1974: Swan vs. D’Acquisto @ Candlestick Park
This is a new beginning for this particular site, so I’m not sure if I’ll post previous stuff, or just continue on from where the last site left off.
Which would mean these replays:
1921 NY Giants season (Payoff Pitch Baseball)
1967 San Francisco Giants season (Ball Park Baseball)
1967 Denver Broncos season (Second Season)
1974 John D’Acquisto season (History Maker Baseball)
1979 Winston Cup Racing Series (Red White & Blue Racing)
1984 Dwight Gooden Rookie season (Replay Baseball)
1985 Doc Gooden Cy Young season (Inside Pitch Baseball)
1990 Harbaugh ‘What if?’ scenario (Second Season)
These were the ones I was focusing on before the other site was hacked, so I’ll be playing these soon enough.
Ball Park Baseball, History Maker Baseball, Inside Pitch, Payoff Pitch Baseball, Red White & Blue Racing, Second Season |
1921, 1967, 1974, 1984, 1985, 1990, Baseball, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Dwight Gooden, Jim Harbaugh, John D'Acquisto, New York Giants, New York Mets, Racing, San Francisco Giants, Winston Cup |