1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Milt Pappas

Koosman Shuts Down Braves

Filed under Atlanta Braves, League Championship Series, New York Mets
October 5, 1969

The Cinderella New York Mets took another step toward the World Series as the clock is beginning to toll on the Atlanta Braves. The Mets took the second game in Atlanta, 4-2, as the series now moves to Shea Stadium and the Mets needing only one more win for the National League pennant. Jerry Koosman

Mays Hits Career Clout Number 600

Filed under San Francisco Giants, Uncategorized
June 22, 1969

Willie Mays became the second player in major league history to hit 600 career home runs with a solo shot to left field in the fourth inning last night off Atlanta starter Milt Pappas at Atlanta Stadium. Mays’ home run opened the scoring, and Mays capped the scoring with another clout, a two-run blast in

Pappas Seems Set as Brave…But Then Again

Filed under Atlanta Braves
September 16, 1968

At least one national magazine has made Braves’ righthander Milt Pappas an “available” when the expansion draft rolls around next month, but everything points to that being a false assumption. Of foremost importance, there is Pappas’ pitching, which has been on par with the other Braves starters, Ron Reed, Phil Niekro and Pat Jarvis. Secondly,

With Clay in Bullpen, Reds Sigh With Relief

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
August 25, 1968

Milt Pappas and Tony Cloninger grabbed the headlines when the Reds and Braves made a six-player swap back on June 11. The tag-end of the stories recounting the trade told that, in addition to Cloninger, the Reds also obtained pitcher Clay Carroll and infielder Woody Woodward, and that infielder Bob Johnson and pitcher Ted Davidson

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

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Pappas Not Surprised By Six-Player Deal

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
June 11, 1968

The trade did not surprise Milt Pappas. Only a few days before the veteran righthander was swapped to Atlanta in a six-player transaction, he had predicted he soon would be wearing a Braves’ uniform. However, Reds General Manager Bob Howsam, in making the announcement of the trade, denied Pappas’ controversial role as Reds’ player representative

Pennant Chase Flares Into Bench Clearing Melee

Filed under Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
July 3, 1967

The Cincinnati Reds defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 to take the first game of a key series between two clubs tied atop the National League standings. However, the post-game talk was over the free-for-all that took place in the seventh inning. The brawl was so good that Joe Mathes, the Redbirds’ veteran scout, called

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

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