1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Cal Koonce

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 Accuse Walker of Fueling Brawl

Filed under Houston Astros, New York Mets
August 8, 1968

Houston, Tex, Aug. 8 (AP) – “If Harry Walker had kept his mouth shut, nothing would have happened,” said Gil Hodges, manager of the New York Mets. Hodges was referring to an eighth inning brawl in Wednesday night’s game between the Mets and Houston Astros. The Astros rallied after the brawl for a 4-3 win,

Mets Turn Back Bucs Rally

Filed under New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates
August 20, 1967

The New York Mets held off a ninth inning rally to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-7. Yesterday, the Pirates scored five runs in the ninth inning for a 10-8 comeback victory. The Mets coasted to a 8-3 lead into the ninth inning. Manager Wes Westrum called upon Cal Koonce who has pitched 18 2/3 scoreless

Altman Return Highlights Roster Rotation

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 21, 1967

The Cubs yesterday again spun their first division wheel of fortune. The lucky number stopped on “George Altman” and the lanky 34-year-old outfielder will be in uniform in time to pinch hit in today’s doubleheader against the Dodgers. The recall of the southpaw swinger from their Tacoma farm club was another of many recent moves

Redbirds Bomb Cubs at Wrigley, 19-8; Maris Hits First N.L. HR

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
May 6, 1967

The St. Louis Cardinals whose offensive struggles are well documented over the last season erupted with a nineteen run outburst off Chicago Cub pitching in a 19-8 rout before 8,660 in attendance at Wrigley Field. Orlando Cepeda, Mike Shannon and Roger Maris homered for the Redbirds. Maris’ home run, a seventh inning pinch-hit blast off

1967 Chicago Cubs Preview

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: “That first half of the 1966 season didn’t count,” Says Leo Durocher, the man surprisingly tapped a year ago by the second division weary Cubs to bring back the glory days. They had won only 28 and lost 55 at the All-Star break. They rallied in the second half somewhat, winning 30

Bespectacled Callison Returns to Lineup

Filed under Philadelphia Phillies
August 15, 1966

Johnny Callison started his first game with new glasses when the Phillies began a four-game series against the Pirates in Pittsburgh and looked like a different player. John gave an outstanding exhibition of outfield play and also went on a batting rampage. Callison has batted .315 with a pair of home runs since that July

Durocher Addresses Pitching With Changes

Filed under Chicago Cubs
June 30, 1966

“Pitching is the name of the game” may be a baseball cliche, but that nevertheless doesn’t make it any less true. And Manager Leo Durocher of the Cubs is learning it again – the hard way! The Cubs need strengthening to some extent in every department, but nowhere are they as weak as in pitching.

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