1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: League Championship Series

Amazing Mets Headed to Series

Filed under Atlanta Braves, League Championship Series, New York Mets
October 6, 1969

The incredible New York Mets, baseball’s ragtag clowns for seven long years, made it all the way to the top by winning the National League pennant with a third straight playoff victory 5-4 over the stunned Atlanta Braves. Cleon Jones, who spent the later part of this season in the dog house of manager Gil

Buford’s Blast Sends Birds to Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins

Don Buford hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to send the Baltimore Orioles to their second trip to the World Series in four years with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the best-of-5 series against the Western Division champion Twins. Jim Palmer worked out of trouble and limited

Buford's Blast Sends Birds to Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, Uncategorized

Don Buford hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to send the Baltimore Orioles to their second trip to the World Series in four years with a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles swept the best-of-5 series against the Western Division champion Twins. Jim Palmer worked out of trouble and limited

Koosman Shuts Down Braves

Filed under Atlanta Braves, League Championship Series, New York Mets
October 5, 1969

The Cinderella New York Mets took another step toward the World Series as the clock is beginning to toll on the Atlanta Braves. The Mets took the second game in Atlanta, 4-2, as the series now moves to Shea Stadium and the Mets needing only one more win for the National League pennant. Jerry Koosman

Baltimore Takes Second Game in 11

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins

The Baltimore Orioles moved one game away from the World Series with an extra-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins, 4-3. Once again, Minnesota took an early lead with three runs in the third inning off Orioles starter Dave McNally who loaded the bases with two walks and a single. Rich Reese, who homered yesterday, scored

Kranepool Homers Twice as Mets Take Opener

Filed under Atlanta Braves, League Championship Series, New York Mets
October 4, 1969

The New York Mets took the opening game of the first-ever National League playoff round with a 5-1 over the Atlanta Braves. Ed Kranepool, the grizzly 24-year-old veteran of this youthful Mets bunch, hit a pair of home runs in the win. Tom Seaver held the Braves’ lineup to five hits, including a solo home

O's Double Up Twins in Opener

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, Uncategorized

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Minnesota Twins, 8-4, in the opening game of the first ever League Championship Series for the American League pennant. The visiting Twins jumped on Baltimore’s Cy Young favorite Mike Cuellar with a pair of two-run home runs in the first inning by Harmon Killebrew and Rich Reese. But, the Birds

O’s Double Up Twins in Opener

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets

The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Minnesota Twins, 8-4, in the opening game of the first ever League Championship Series for the American League pennant. The visiting Twins jumped on Baltimore’s Cy Young favorite Mike Cuellar with a pair of two-run home runs in the first inning by Harmon Killebrew and Rich Reese. But, the Birds


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