1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Clete Boyer

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

"Love Those Shoes," Wills Warbles

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates
June 5, 1968

Maury Wills has 16 stolen bases already this season after finishing his first year in Pittsburgh with only 25. Wills is using the new style aluminum spikes instead of the conventional shoes, and is really getting accustomed to them. “I like ’em better every day,” he said. “In fact, I still feel like I can

"Love Those Shoes," Wills Warbles

Filed under Pittsburgh Pirates

Maury Wills has 16 stolen bases already this season after finishing his first year in Pittsburgh with only 25. Wills is using the new style aluminum spikes instead of the conventional shoes, and is really getting accustomed to them. “I like ’em better every day,” he said. “In fact, I still feel like I can

Banks Reaches 450 on Career HR List

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 19, 1968

A busy slate of doubleheaders was highlighted by a career mark by one of the game’s great hitters, Chicago’s Ernie Banks. The Cub first baseman hit a pair of home runs in the opening game of a doubleheader at Candlestick Park, and the second of the two off Giants’ starter Gaylord Perry was number 450

Yanks’ Kosco tabbed AL Player of the Week; Hart, Gibson split NL honors

Filed under New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
May 13, 1968

Cardinal pitcher Bob Gibson pitched a pair of shutouts but that wasn’t enough to capture the National League Player of the Week award outright for the week ending May 12. Giants outfielder Jim Ray Hart was named co-Player of the Week by driving in 12 runs with two home runs and batting .421. This is

Young Joe Wins Sibling Rematch

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 23, 1968

New season, new setting as a rematch of the Niekro brothers resulted in another 3-0 decision, this time younger brother Joe and the Chicago Cubs bested Phil and the Atlanta Braves before a sparse afternoon crowd of 4,399 at Wrigley Field. The first duel between brothers occurred with much more fanfare last season in Atlanta

Tigers Notch Season's First Win in Overtime

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 13, 1968

It took fifteen innings, but the defending world champion Detroit Tigers won their first game after two opening defeats, and who else would you expect but Norm Cash to drive in the winning run. The World Series MVP Cash entered the game in the eighth, and doubled home Dick McAuliffe for the 6-5 victory over

1967 Awards Announced

Filed under News
October 20, 1967

Most Valuable Player: American League: Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski, Boston. .325, 46 HR, 123 RBI, 11 SB National League: Close race between batting champion Roberto Clemente and RBI king Ron Santo. Rumor has it that a newsletter circulated out Kansas City by an 18-year-old teenager suggested that the writers combine the on-base percentage and

El Birdos Clinch National League Flag!

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 30, 1967

Atlanta – The St. Louis Cardinals celebrated their second National League pennant in four years down in Dixie with an 8-6 triumph over the Atlanta Braves. Tim McCarver sealed the Cards’ pennant drive with a two-run home run, his tenth, in the eighth inning. The roundtripper proved to be the margin of victory as the

Boyer Settling into Braves' Hot Corner

Filed under Atlanta Braves
August 17, 1967

All the Braves’ Clete Boyer wanted was to make the trade look good. Boyer doesn’t necessarily mean Chi-Chi Olivo and Bill Robinson for Clete Boyer. He’s thinking about the end result, that which placed him at third base for the Braves in place of longtime favorite, Eddie Mathews. The 30-year-old Boyer, of course, came to


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