The New York Mets stunned the Baltimore Orioles and the rest of the world with their 3-2 victory in Game 7 of the 1969 World Series giving the former expansion cellar dwellers the world’s title. The Mets were predicted by some to finish 1969 behind the expansion Montreal Expos, but instead they have finished atop
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
The Orioles recalled Merv Rettenmund from Rochester (International). He was batting .329 with 22 homers and 58 RBI’s, when summoned. The roster opening was created when Curt Motton was placed on the disabled list with a pulled hamstring muscle.
Outfielder Curt Motton, recalled from Rochester (International) early in July, had barely got his feet wet in the majors before he was returned to the Orioles’ Triple-A club. He hit .316 in 15 games. In his place, the Birds summoned Dave May, also an outfielder, who was batting .313 and leading the league in RBI’s