1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jerry Koosman

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

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

It's Alright, Ma (The Mets Are in First)

Filed under New York Mets, Uncategorized
September 6, 1969
Hank Bauer

The Impossible Dream is receiving a reprieve in Queens. Two years ago, the Boston Red Sox harbored pennant dreams that were dashed away in the final week of the 1967 campaign. Now, as the calendar turns to September, the New York Mets have overtaken the Pittsburgh Pirates for first place in the National League East.

Southpaws McDowell, Koosman Named June's Top Hurlers

Filed under Cleveland Indians, New York Mets
July 1, 1969
McDowell and Koosman

There hasn’t been much cause for celebration this season in Cleveland, but the month turned in by Sam McDowell caught the attention of all American League fans. McDowell, the former Sports Illustrated cover boy, was named Pitcher of the Month in the American League for June, 1969. McDowell last won this honor four years ago

Gibson, McLain Named MVP & Cy Winners

Filed under News
October 5, 1968

In a season dominated by the pitcher, it seems only fitting that the two major awards be given to the two dominant pitchers of the season: Bob Gibson of St. Louis and Denny McLain of Detroit. McLain was also named MVP of the World Series after besting Gibson twice in the Tigers’ sweep over the


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