1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Mark Belanger

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

O's Stretch Series to Seven

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 18, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles regained their footing and forced the World Series to its’ limit with a 7-2 defeat of the New York Mets at Memorial Stadium. Jim Palmer pitched his second complete game victory of the Series, keeping the Orioles in the game despite early troubles. Palmer matched his Game 3 performance with seven strikeouts

O’s Stretch Series to Seven

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series

The Baltimore Orioles regained their footing and forced the World Series to its’ limit with a 7-2 defeat of the New York Mets at Memorial Stadium. Jim Palmer pitched his second complete game victory of the Series, keeping the Orioles in the game despite early troubles. Palmer matched his Game 3 performance with seven strikeouts

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

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

Birds First to Clinch Division

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Uncategorized
September 12, 1969

The Baltimore Orioles have presided over the American League East Division all season long so it comes as no surprise that the Orioles were the first club to clinch their division championship with a 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians. The celebration was delayed for two days as the Red Sox denied the Birds with

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

Oriole Opener In Doubt

Filed under Baltimore Orioles
April 9, 1968

Civil disorders took another Baltimore Oriole out of the line-up temporarily today and raised doubts that the American League club would have its home opener Wednesday against Oakland. Mark Belanger, a Baltimore shortstop who is in the Maryland Air National Guard, reported today to his unit, the 175th Tactical Fighter Group, at nearby Middle River,


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