1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Art Shamsky

O's Stretch Series to Seven

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 18, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles regained their footing and forced the World Series to its’ limit with a 7-2 defeat of the New York Mets at Memorial Stadium. Jim Palmer pitched his second complete game victory of the Series, keeping the Orioles in the game despite early troubles. Palmer matched his Game 3 performance with seven strikeouts

O’s Stretch Series to Seven

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series

The Baltimore Orioles regained their footing and forced the World Series to its’ limit with a 7-2 defeat of the New York Mets at Memorial Stadium. Jim Palmer pitched his second complete game victory of the Series, keeping the Orioles in the game despite early troubles. Palmer matched his Game 3 performance with seven strikeouts

Palmer Checks Mets, 5-1.

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 14, 1969
Jim Palmer

Twenty-three year old Jim Palmer scattered five hits as the Baltimore Orioles assured a return trip home with a 5-1 victory over the New York Mets in Game 3 of the World Series. Palmer quieted the anxious overflow crowd at Shea Stadium with his performance. Paul Blair gave Palmer all the runs he would need

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

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Koosman Wins 9th With Shutout

Filed under New York Mets
June 4, 1968

Jerry Koosman scattered seven hits over nine innings as the New York Mets defeated the Chicago Cubs, 2-0. Art Shamsky hit a two-run home run in the sixth to account for the game’s only runs. The rookie Koosman earned a victory in his first major league appearance on April 16, 1967, and then did not

Lights in the Mets Cellar

Filed under New York Mets
May 5, 1968

From the May 6, 1968 issue of Sports Illustrated Up and down the Eastern Seaboard in large pharmaceutical houses and small neighborhood drugstores the search was pressed last week for the mysterious, elusive chemical that may cure Nolan Ryan’s vast blood-blister problem. Meanwhile, he blazes on in pain for the New York Mets, his hand

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,

Harper Out With Wrist Injury

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 29, 1967

The Reds, making a determined run for the pennant, received a jolt when they learned that right fielder Tommy Harper would be lost for an indefinite period as the result of a fractured right wrist. Manager Dave Bristol immediately put Harper, who was batting .252, on the disabled list. This means he will be out


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