1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jerry Grote

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

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

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

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

Koosman Delivers as Mets Take East

Filed under New York Mets, Uncategorized
September 26, 1969
Jerry Koosman

It didn’t take long for Jerry Koosman to deliver what the Mets fans missed at Shea Stadium on Wednesday: a National League East crown. Koosman (17-10) and Ron Taylor combined on a five-hit 5-1 victory before 6,285 at Philadelphia’s Connie Mack Stadium. With six games to clinch the division, manager Gil Hodges rested some of

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


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