1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ron Swoboda

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

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

Mets Stun Cuellar, O's in Opener

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 11, 1969
Baltimore's Memorial Stadium

Home runs by Tommie Agee and Ron Swoboda off one the of American League’s best pitchers, Mike Cuellar, pushed the New York Mets to a convincing opening win, 6-4, in the World Series. After two scoreless frames, Cuellar temporarily lost control of his screwball, and the opportunistic Mets seized upon the opening. With two outs,

Mets Stun Cuellar, O’s in Opener

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
Baltimore's Memorial Stadium

Home runs by Tommie Agee and Ron Swoboda off one the of American League’s best pitchers, Mike Cuellar, pushed the New York Mets to a convincing opening win, 6-4, in the World Series. After two scoreless frames, Cuellar temporarily lost control of his screwball, and the opportunistic Mets seized upon the opening. With two outs,

Koosman No-Hits Thru 9; Mets Win in 12

Filed under New York Mets
July 31, 1968

In a season when pitching has been so dominant, no-hitters and perfect games have been hard to come by. Mets’ rookie sensation Jerry Koosman (12-7) was nearly pitching perfection over the course of nine innings against the Atlanta Braves, but his Met teammates were unable to provide the Minnesotan with any support. Finally with one

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

Cards Realign Staff With Hughes Shelved

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 9, 1968

One of the biggest questions brought up by the crystal-ball gazers gazers last winter was: Can the Terrific Trio of Dick Hughes, Nelson Briles and Steve Carlton match or even better their combined total of 42 victories for the 1967 Cardinals? Carlton got off to a sizzling start (tepid in comparison to ace Bob Gibson

Peters' Slam Propels Sox in Rout, 14-2

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 31, 1968

White Sox starting pitcher Gary Peters, who manager Eddie Stanky batted sixth in Peters’ last start at Yankee Stadium, dropped back into the familiar ninth position in the lineup and belted a grand slam off Twins starter Jim Merritt to highlight a six run Chisox outburst in the fifth inning. The grand slam was one

Banks Reaches 450 on Career HR List

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 19, 1968

A busy slate of doubleheaders was highlighted by a career mark by one of the game’s great hitters, Chicago’s Ernie Banks. The Cub first baseman hit a pair of home runs in the opening game of a doubleheader at Candlestick Park, and the second of the two off Giants’ starter Gaylord Perry was number 450


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