1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Mets' Roster Turnstile Continues to Spin

Filed under New York Mets
August 14, 1967

What with the crisis in Vietnam, Bing Devine’s penchant for trading and the simple inability of some players, the Mets are well on their way to establishing a National League record for pitchers employed in one season. When the Mets purchased 30-year-old reliever Joe Grzenda from Birmingham August 14, the journeyman lefthander became the 21st

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

Mets 3-22 Record Pains Westrum

Filed under New York Mets
May 14, 1967

As he struggles along trying ot overcome a slow start, even by Mets’ standards, it is fairly obvious that Manager Wes Westrum isn’t taking orders from the front office. The team he puts on the field every day is his team, not a lineup dictated to him by Bing Devine. Westrum went along with his

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


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