1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ken Boyer

Drysdale Spins Three Hit Shutout

Filed under Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates
June 4, 1968

Don Drysdale evened his record to 6-6 with an overpowering performance at Dodger Stadium against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Drysdale held the formidable Bucs lineup to three hits as Wes Parker homered in Los Angeles’ 2-0 victory. Former Dodger Maury Wills beat out an infield single with one out in the fourth, but Drysdale struck out

Williams Hits For Cycle In Wrigley Split

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 12, 1968

Billy Williams hit for the cycle, driving in four runs, to lead the Cubs to an 8-6 nightcap victory over the New York Mets. With the assistance of a brisk wind blowing out to right, Williams completed the difficult tasks of the cycle with a triple and home run off Mets starter Dick Selma. He

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

Seaver Exacts Revenge On Braves

Filed under New York Mets
May 27, 1967

Mets’ rookie hurler Tom Seaver (2-5) pitched a complete game against the Atlanta Braves, a club who kayoed Tom ten days earlier, for a 4-3 victory. This time, the Mets turned the tables and sent the Braves starter Wade Blasingame (1-4) to an early shower. Seaver was supported by Tommy Davis whose four hits pushed

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

Mets Lose 10th Straight in 11 Innings; Harrelson Injured

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets
May 10, 1967

Leo Cardenas led off the eleventh inning with a home run off reliever Jack Lamabe (0-1) to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 win over the New York Mets before 8,779 at Shea Stadium. The Reds seized an early two-run lead in the second as Lee May singled and Floyd Robinson doubled to led

Mays Leads Giants Past Mets, 5-3

Filed under New York Mets, San Francisco Giants
May 2, 1967

Willie Mays is attributed of saying that when he’s not contributing at the plate he can contribute on the field. Last night, Mays did both with a spectacular catch over the center field wall robbing Ed Kranepool of a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning. Mays then led off the ninth by beating out

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

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