1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ken Boswell

Palmer Checks Mets, 5-1.

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, World Series
October 14, 1969
Jim Palmer

Twenty-three year old Jim Palmer scattered five hits as the Baltimore Orioles assured a return trip home with a 5-1 victory over the New York Mets in Game 3 of the World Series. Palmer quieted the anxious overflow crowd at Shea Stadium with his performance. Paul Blair gave Palmer all the runs he would need

Pair of Jose Homers Nip Halos in 11; Tribe extends AL lead

Filed under Cleveland Indians
April 30, 1968

The Cleveland Indians defeated the California Angels in eleven innings, 2-1, on two solo home runs by pinch-hitter Jose Vidal and Jose Cardenal. Vidal’s blast, his second of the season and both hit in a pinch-hitting role, tied the game in the eighth inning. Cardenal led off the bottom of the eleventh with his third

Tigers Pull Out a Wild and Wooly Win in Ninth, 13-12

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 18, 1968

Al Kaline doubled home Tom Matchick with two outs in the ninth inning to rally the Detroit Tigers to a 13-12 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Cleveland took the lead in the top of the ninth on Duke Sims’ lead off home run. The Tribe added an insurance run on pinch-hitter Jose Vidal’s bases loaded

Swoboda Homer Tops Dodgers, 2-0

Filed under New York Mets
April 11, 1968

Ron Swoboda hit a two-run home run in the top of the twelfth, breaking an eleven-inning scoreless deadlock, to lift the New York Mets to a 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was the first victory for new Mets manager and former Dodger, Gil Hodges. The clout came off of rookie reliever Vicente

Harrelson, Fitzmaurice Shaping Mets Speed Shift

Filed under New York Mets
September 18, 1966

Bud Harrelson’s fine base-running through the closing weeks was nothing less than sheer joy to Bing Devine, able assistant to the president of the Mets. Young shortstop Harrelson, though 24 games, is already third on the club with seven swipes in nine attempts. Devine is a firm believer that the immediate future of the Mets


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