1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tug McGraw

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

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

Mets Hold Their Noses While Cubs Click Heels

Filed under Chicago Cubs, New York Mets
July 20, 1969

There’s nothing make believe about the feud between the Mets and the Cubs. It’s alive and it’s real…just as real as the Mets are. They made believers of their own managers by taking the a three-game series this week at Wrigley Field. They also made believers out of the Cubs and sprinkled a little gasoline

Mets' Southpaw Search Lands Bennett

Filed under New York Mets
June 24, 1967

The Mets’ hunt for lefthanded pitching continues. The latest acquisition in this direction is Dennis Bennett, whom the Mets got the Red Sox for cash and a minor league outfielder, Al Yates. Westrum and the Mets have been on a southpaw search ever since the season began. In spring training, there was hope that Tug

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

McGraw, Harrelson Recalled from Jacksonville

Filed under New York Mets
August 12, 1966

Southpaw Tug McGraw and shortstop Bud Harrelson were called up from Jacksonville as righthander Darrell Sutherland went down and Roy McMillan went on the disabled list. McMillen, trying to recover from a shoulder injury, was put out of commission again when a fan bumped hm as he was walking across the field after a game

Met Memos – July 31, 1965

Filed under New York Mets
July 31, 1965

* Casey Stengel shocked both his Mets and the entire baseball world when the Mets manager suffered a displaced fracture of the left hip while stepping out of a car in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 25. Casey was coming from the Old Timers’ party at Toots Shor’s. At the time, Casey didn’t

Met Memos – May 15, 1965

Filed under New York Mets
May 15, 1965

* The Mets’ hopes to escape the National League cellar for the first time in their four seasons of existence were dealt a severe blow with the shoulder separation suffered by Ron Hunt, their All-Star second baseman and team spark. Hunt sustained the injury in a collision with pitcher Bob Gibson of the Cardinals on

Met Memos – April 12, 1965

Filed under New York Mets
April 12, 1965

The Mets got down to the legal roster size on April 6 by assigning six players – pitchers Bill Wakefield, Jerry Hinsley, Dennis Musgraves, Gordie Richardson and Larry Miller and catcher John Stephenson to Buffalo (International). The biggest surprise was Wakefield, the young reliever who set a Mets’ record last year with 62 appearances and


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