Hans Remembers- Wednesday October 14, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- Game 4 of the World Series- at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore- on the brink of elimination the Cincinnati Reds down 5-3 in the top of the 8th inning rallied for 3 runs and beat the Orioles 6-5. The hero for the Reds was Lee May who went 2-3 and knocked in four runs- including a 2 run home run in that 8th inning. Baltimore leads the series at 3 games to 1. Orioles one win away from a World Championship.
- For the first time ever three nations conducted nuclear weapons tests on the same day- the Soviet Union, China and the United States.
- Leading up to his “War On Drugs” initiative, US President Richard Nixon encourages radio stations to work with him in stopping drug abuse. “If you can make a contribution here, I believe you will be serving the national interest,” he says at the White House Conference on Drug Abuse.