1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Rico Carty

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

Two Rico's Named Batters of Month

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Uncategorized
October 3, 1969

The Atlanta Braves climbed on the backs of their NL West brethren during the month of September to win the division, and the Big Man who led the way was Rico Carty who batted a sizzling .481 for the month. Carty slugged 8 home runs and drove in 28 as the Braves went 21-6 during

Two Rico’s Named Batters of Month

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox

The Atlanta Braves climbed on the backs of their NL West brethren during the month of September to win the division, and the Big Man who led the way was Rico Carty who batted a sizzling .481 for the month. Carty slugged 8 home runs and drove in 28 as the Braves went 21-6 during

Braves Punch Final Ticket to Playoffs

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Uncategorized
September 28, 1969

The tightly contested National League Western Division was finally captured by the Atlanta Braves on the season’s final weekend with a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. Like their playoff opponent, the New York Mets, Atlanta took over the division lead for the first time in the first week of September. From there, they

Front Liners Defy Boycott

Filed under News
February 22, 1969

The super stars were still twiddling their thumbs, but some more cracks were developing in the baseball players’ boycott as the holdout headed into its second week. Saying he could stay out “only so long,” Steve Blass, Pittsburgh’s leading pitcher last season, junked a one-day holdout and turned up at Pirates camp. Meanwhile, four top

Francona Sets Sights on Managerial Career

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 30, 1968

The Braves’ Tito Francona is enjoying a banner season filling in along with Mike Lum and Tommie Aaron for Rico Carty in left field. Despite the big year, Tito knows that because of his age (34) and with expansion around the corner, there is uncertainty where his future is concerned. Francona, then, is probably the

Williams Loses No-Hitter, Game in 9th

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 18, 1968

Indians’ veteran hurler Stan Williams stood one out away from pitching the season’s first no-hitter. Cleveland led the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0, by virtue of Williams’ RBI single in the fifth inning. The evening was setting up to be a memorable one in front of small gathering of 5,394 in cavernous Municipal Stadium. A fantastic jump

Richards Not Hiding Disappointment Over Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
September 22, 1967

Braves’ Vice-President Paul Richards is not hiding his disappointment with his club. As the Braves lost their third straight, scouts representing at least a half-dozen major league clubs were on hand. “Think they’ll see anything they like,” someone asked Richards. “I don’t know,” replied Richards, “but let ’em look. They way we have been playing,

Johnson bests rookie Singer, Dodgers, 3-0.

Filed under Atlanta Braves
August 21, 1967

Los Angeles – Ten-year veteran Ken Johnson (10-7) and the Atlanta Braves shut out the rookie sensation Bill Singer (11-5) and the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-0. Atlanta scored all their runs in the fourth inning. Rico Carty hit a pair of doubles and Joe Torre collected three base hits. Johnson also drove in a run


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