1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tom Seaver

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

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

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,

Kranepool Homers Twice as Mets Take Opener

Filed under Atlanta Braves, League Championship Series, New York Mets
October 4, 1969

The New York Mets took the opening game of the first-ever National League playoff round with a 5-1 over the Atlanta Braves. Ed Kranepool, the grizzly 24-year-old veteran of this youthful Mets bunch, hit a pair of home runs in the win. Tom Seaver held the Braves’ lineup to five hits, including a solo home

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

Mets Hold Off Cubs; Maintain East Lead

Filed under Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Uncategorized
September 9, 1969

The New York Mets defeated the Chicago Cubs, 2-0, to maintain their slim one-game lead over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League East. The Cubs marooned fourteen baserunners in the shutout loss and may be wondering if supernatural forces are working against them. In the top of the seventh inning, Chicago loaded the bases

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.

Seaver, Cuellar Named Top Hurlers for August

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Uncategorized
September 2, 1969

Orioles’ southpaw Mike Cuellar was named Pitcher of the Month for the second time this season as the 32-year-old joined teammate Dave McNally was baseball’s first 20-game winners for 1969. Cuellar won the award in April when he opened the season with a perfect 5-0 mark, a 1.89 ERA in 38 innings. In August, Cuellar


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