1970 Baseball Replay

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

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Expos Are Collecting Blue Chippers

Filed under Montreal Expos
June 15, 1969

The Expos have been wheeling and dealing like penny stock promoters in the past few weeks, but they feel two of the deals have produced blue-chip performers and a third swap could be a bonus. Starting out with 30 players considered expendable by ten established teams, the Canadian club now owns three men who were

Mets Accuse Walker of Fueling Brawl

Filed under Houston Astros, New York Mets
August 8, 1968

Houston, Tex, Aug. 8 (AP) – “If Harry Walker had kept his mouth shut, nothing would have happened,” said Gil Hodges, manager of the New York Mets. Hodges was referring to an eighth inning brawl in Wednesday night’s game between the Mets and Houston Astros. The Astros rallied after the brawl for a 4-3 win,

Koosman No-Hits Thru 9; Mets Win in 12

Filed under New York Mets
July 31, 1968

In a season when pitching has been so dominant, no-hitters and perfect games have been hard to come by. Mets’ rookie sensation Jerry Koosman (12-7) was nearly pitching perfection over the course of nine innings against the Atlanta Braves, but his Met teammates were unable to provide the Minnesotan with any support. Finally with one

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

McMillan Activated with Farm Recalls

Filed under New York Mets
September 4, 1966

Shortstop Roy McMillan, who went on the disabled list, August 12, with a shoulder injury, was reinstated to active duty on September 1. In other Met moves, southpaw Larry Miller, who was sold to the Jacksonville (International) farm club at the end of the 1965 season, was brought back, September 1, for immediate delivery. At

Met Memos – September 6, 1965

Filed under New York Mets
September 6, 1965

* Casey Stengel’s long managerial career came to an end, August 30, at a press conference in the Essex House. The resignation posed two interesting questions for the Mets: (1) who will succeed the colorful pefesser? and (2) will President George Weiss also step down? Wes Westrum is holding the Mets’ field reins now as

Met Memos – May 15, 1965

Filed under New York Mets
May 15, 1965

* The Mets’ hopes to escape the National League cellar for the first time in their four seasons of existence were dealt a severe blow with the shoulder separation suffered by Ron Hunt, their All-Star second baseman and team spark. Hunt sustained the injury in a collision with pitcher Bob Gibson of the Cardinals on

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