1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ed Charles

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

Cleon's Clouts Put Mets at Brink

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 16, 1969
Cleon Jones

The amazing New York Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 7-3, to take Game Five of the 1969 World Series and to move within only one win from a world’s championship. The expansion team that lost 120 games seven years ago is poised to stand atop the baseball world. The Mets won, in part, to the

Cleon’s Clouts Put Mets at Brink

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
Cleon Jones

The amazing New York Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 7-3, to take Game Five of the 1969 World Series and to move within only one win from a world’s championship. The expansion team that lost 120 games seven years ago is poised to stand atop the baseball world. The Mets won, in part, to the

Seaver Shutout Evens Series

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 15, 1969
Tom Seaver

Tom Seaver pitched a masterful two-hit shutout as the New York Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 2-0, to even the 1969 World Series at two games apiece. Seaver faced the minimum number of batters until the sixth inning as two New York double plays erased Oriole base runners. Donn Clendenon’s second inning home run gave

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' Losing Past Nipping at Their Heels

Filed under New York Mets
August 9, 1968

This season, Manager Gil Hodges brought change on-the-field and in-the-clubhouse to the New York Mets. The club is playing big league ball, shedding its Lovable Losers persona from its expansion days. But even the best makeover attempts can hide every imperfection. The club left New York for a final trip west with its record at

Koosman No-Hits Thru 9; Mets Win in 12

Filed under New York Mets
July 31, 1968

In a season when pitching has been so dominant, no-hitters and perfect games have been hard to come by. Mets’ rookie sensation Jerry Koosman (12-7) was nearly pitching perfection over the course of nine innings against the Atlanta Braves, but his Met teammates were unable to provide the Minnesotan with any support. Finally with one

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

A's Fans Look to Farm For Hope

Filed under Oakland Athletics
September 8, 1967

Some people are able to look on the bright side of anything. To them, a drought is merely a period of non-flooding. Poverty is nothing more than a tax break. It is this kind of thinking that is needed to see a bright side in the Athletics’ situation. Owner Charles Finley is still out shopping

Buchek Slam Rallies Mets to Dramatic Win

Filed under New York Mets
June 17, 1967

Jerry Buchek hit a ninth inning grand slam off Dick Radatz (0-1) to cap a five run ninth inning rally and lift the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. The win was the fourth straight and ninth in ten games for the Mets who had lost 33 over their first


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