1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Davey Johnson

Amazing Mets World Champions!

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 19, 1969
Facing Tom Seaver

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

McNally Blanks Mets to Even Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets
October 12, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles evened the World Series at one game apiece with Dave McNally’s 2-0 shutout gem. McNally received all the support he would need in the fourth inning when Boog Powell opened with a tremendous home run down the right field line off Mets’ starter Jerry Koosman. Two pitches later, Brooks Robinson doubled down

Mets Stun Cuellar, O’s in Opener

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 11, 1969
Baltimore's Memorial Stadium

Home runs by Tommie Agee and Ron Swoboda off one the of American League’s best pitchers, Mike Cuellar, pushed the New York Mets to a convincing opening win, 6-4, in the World Series. After two scoreless frames, Cuellar temporarily lost control of his screwball, and the opportunistic Mets seized upon the opening. With two outs,

Mets Stun Cuellar, O's in Opener

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
Baltimore's Memorial Stadium

Home runs by Tommie Agee and Ron Swoboda off one the of American League’s best pitchers, Mike Cuellar, pushed the New York Mets to a convincing opening win, 6-4, in the World Series. After two scoreless frames, Cuellar temporarily lost control of his screwball, and the opportunistic Mets seized upon the opening. With two outs,

Baltimore Takes Second Game in 11

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, League Championship Series, Minnesota Twins
October 5, 1969

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

Kaat Loses No-Hitter With One Out Left

Filed under Minnesota Twins
August 8, 1968

Pinch-hitter Davey Johnson laced a clean single to center field with two outs in the ninth inning to break up Minnesota southpaw Jim Kaat’s bid for the second no-hitter of this baseball season in the Twins’ 6-0 victory in Baltimore over the Orioles before a scant crowd of 7.874. Kaat (6-6) was masterful as only

Buford's Play Earning Play

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
June 16, 1968

Although Don Buford is keeping his thoughts pretty much to himself, this has not been an enjoyable season for him. Before the White Sox traded him to the Orioles in a deal that sent Luis Aparicio and Russ Snyder to Chicago, Buford had never been relegated to a utility role. With the White Sox, he

Williams Loses No-Hitter, Game in 9th

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 18, 1968

Indians’ veteran hurler Stan Williams stood one out away from pitching the season’s first no-hitter. Cleveland led the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0, by virtue of Williams’ RBI single in the fifth inning. The evening was setting up to be a memorable one in front of small gathering of 5,394 in cavernous Municipal Stadium. A fantastic jump


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