1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Nolan Ryan

Mets’ Ryan No-Hits Phillies, 5-0.

Filed under New York Mets
April 18, 1970

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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

Expos Are Collecting Blue Chippers

Filed under Montreal Expos
June 15, 1969

The Expos have been wheeling and dealing like penny stock promoters in the past few weeks, but they feel two of the deals have produced blue-chip performers and a third swap could be a bonus. Starting out with 30 players considered expendable by ten established teams, the Canadian club now owns three men who were

Lights in the Mets Cellar

Filed under New York Mets
May 5, 1968

From the May 6, 1968 issue of Sports Illustrated Up and down the Eastern Seaboard in large pharmaceutical houses and small neighborhood drugstores the search was pressed last week for the mysterious, elusive chemical that may cure Nolan Ryan’s vast blood-blister problem. Meanwhile, he blazes on in pain for the New York Mets, his hand

Chance blanks crippled Yankees, 2-0

Filed under New York Yankees
April 14, 1968

Dean Chance pitched a two-hit shutout as the Minnesota Twins remained undefeated with a 2-0 win in a game overshadowed by injuries to Yankees’ Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke. The continuing impression of general impotence of the Yankees was supported by the shutout, but was completely brought to light with Pepitone’s mishap. Pepitone suffered a

Mets Riddled With Injuries

Filed under New York Mets
June 6, 1967

The floundering Mets, who have lost six consecutive games on their current road trip that continues tonight in Pittsburgh with a twilight-night doubleheader against the Pirates, hope to get some long-range assistance in the major league free agent draft today at the Americana Hotel. But quicker relief is needed for the manpower-short Mets, who are

1967 New York Mets Preview

Filed under New York Mets
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The Mets, who broke out of the basement last year and for the first time in their brief career avoided losing 100 games, were a changed looking group from 1966 when this season got under way in spring training. Most celebrated newcomer is Tommy Davis, the ex-Dodger who won the league batting

Ryan Impressive in Debut

Filed under New York Mets
September 11, 1966

Mets manager Wes Westrum promised to take a look at Nolan Ryan, but nobody expected the lanky Texan to make his major league debut in a scoreless duel or to debut in such a spectacular fashion. Westrum inserted Ryan in relief of Dennis Ribant who had battled Atlanta starter Pat Jarvis for seven innings. Ty

Mets Leaning on Luck of The Irish: Ryan and Fitzmaurice

Filed under New York Mets
September 9, 1966

The closing weeks of the 1966 season finds Mets’ Manager Wes Westrum testing the luck of the Irish, and if things work out as Wes hopes, he sees his club’s future that much greener, with no pun intended. Among the young players brought up at the end of the minor league season for an advance


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