1970 Baseball Replay

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

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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

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

Cards Rally For Gibson's Twelfth

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 11, 1968

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Atlanta Braves, 5-2, as a pair of errors in the late innings by Braves second baseman Felix Millan allowed the Cardinals to rally for starter Bob Gibson’s twelfth victory in thirteen decisions. Gibson scored the go-ahead run with two outs in the seventh as Millan misplayed a grounder off

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

Giants Fail to Gain on Birdos; Tigers Magic # Stands at 2

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Detroit Tigers, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
September 29, 1967

The San Francisco Giants miss an opportunity to gain ground on the Cardinals as Philadelphia’s Chris Short (7-10) scatters seven hits over nine innings to defeat the Giants, 5-1. Catcher Clay Dalrymple homered for the Phillies. In Atlanta, Hank Aaron hit home run number 31 for the season as the Braves defeated Bob Gibson (8-11)

1967 Atlanta Braves Preview

Filed under Atlanta Braves
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The most significant contract in the Braves’ safe may be the one for the next four years carrying the signature of Paul Richards, the lanky baseball tactician from Waxahachie. It was struck on paper late last year and calls for the former White Sox and Orioles’ manager to function in the triple


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