1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jerry Buchek

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

Shea Stadium Hosts Odd Couple Movie

Filed under New York Mets
June 27, 1967

Hollywood invaded Shea Stadium the afternoon of June 27, just prior to a game between the Mets and Pirates, for filming of two sequences from Paramount’s production of “The Odd Couple.” The movie stars are Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. The entire footage taken at Shea will use up no more than 40 seconds. But

Buchek Slam Rallies Mets to Dramatic Win

Filed under New York Mets
June 17, 1967

Jerry Buchek hit a ninth inning grand slam off Dick Radatz (0-1) to cap a five run ninth inning rally and lift the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. The win was the fourth straight and ninth in ten games for the Mets who had lost 33 over their first

Estrada Loses No Hitter, Game in Eighth

Filed under New York Mets
May 23, 1967

The misery of the New York Mets continued as even the promise of a no-hitter evaporated into another loss, the twenty-seven setback in thirty-two games this season. Former Met Ron Hunt hit a two-run home run against Chuck Estrada (0-2) to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-1 victory. Estrada revived the former glory

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

Seaver Notches First Victory, 7-3

Filed under Chicago Cubs, New York Mets
April 20, 1967

Tom Seaver (1-0) earned his first career win with a complete game against the Chicago Cubs, 7-3. Seaver allowed only three hits through eight innings but Chicago broke through with three hits and three runs in the ninth, two runs scoring on a Adolfo Phillips’ double that caromed off Ken Boyer’s glove and down the

Alou, Bucs Spoil Seaver Debut, Top Mets in 10

Filed under New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates
April 12, 1967

Matty Alou hit a two-run double in the tenth as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Mets, 5-3. Pittsburgh took a quick two-run lead off Mets starter Tom Seaver, making his major league debut. The Pirates gave Seaver a rude welcome to the big leagues with four consecutive base hits to open the game.

1967 St. Louis Cardinals Preview

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: With Sandy Koufax gone, the Cardinals were crowing in April that they owned the best pitching staff in the league. It was a legitimate boast on the basis of 1966 figures. The sixth place Cardinals, who won only four more games than they lost, got that far only because of a superlative

1967 New York Mets Preview

Filed under New York Mets

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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