1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Felix Millan

Amazing Mets Headed to Series

Filed under Atlanta Braves, League Championship Series, New York Mets
October 6, 1969

The incredible New York Mets, baseball’s ragtag clowns for seven long years, made it all the way to the top by winning the National League pennant with a third straight playoff victory 5-4 over the stunned Atlanta Braves. Cleon Jones, who spent the later part of this season in the dog house of manager Gil

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

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

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

Yankees double up Oakland for first victory, 4-2

Filed under New York Yankees
April 16, 1968

Fritz Peterson with an assist from Joe Verbanic held the Oakland Athletics at bay as the New York Yankees won their first game of the season, 4-2. Peterson ran into trouble in the ninth after retiring the first two batters. John Donaldson doubled down the right field line, and Phil Roof followed with a single

El Birdos Clinch National League Flag!

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 30, 1967

Atlanta – The St. Louis Cardinals celebrated their second National League pennant in four years down in Dixie with an 8-6 triumph over the Atlanta Braves. Tim McCarver sealed the Cards’ pennant drive with a two-run home run, his tenth, in the eighth inning. The roundtripper proved to be the margin of victory as the

Richards Not Hiding Disappointment Over Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
September 22, 1967

Braves’ Vice-President Paul Richards is not hiding his disappointment with his club. As the Braves lost their third straight, scouts representing at least a half-dozen major league clubs were on hand. “Think they’ll see anything they like,” someone asked Richards. “I don’t know,” replied Richards, “but let ’em look. They way we have been playing,

Phils Rally in Ninth to Shock Braves; Take Twinbill

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies
April 30, 1967

The Philadelphia Phillies score four runs in the ninth inning to defeat the Atlanta Braves 8-6 and capture a Sunday doubleheader before 27,644 in attendance at Atlanta Stadium. Johnny Briggs’ drive down the left field line in the ninth inning eluded Rico Carty and scored pinch-runner Phil Linz and Don Lock to tie the game.

Dodgers Rally Past Braves in Twelve

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers
April 26, 1967

Los Angeles – Jim Hickman hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the 12th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Hickman’s single gave the Dodgers their only lead of the game and it was just in time as the Dodgers rallied from behind to force extra


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