August 3, 1969: Reese pinch-hit slam ends McNally's streak

Rich Reese had a .322 batting average in 1969 for the Minnesota…

August 4, 1969: When Waterbury and Elmira played a minor-league game by mistake

This is a true baseball story. In 1969 two minor-league teams…

August 13, 1969: Jim Palmer no-hits the Athletics

Jim Palmer gained national acclaim early in his major league…

August 29, 1969: Braves turn an 'impossible' triple play against Cubs

When a baseball fan heads to a ballgame, it’s usually to root…
Willie Davis

September 4, 1969: Willie Davis’s hitting streak ends at 31 games

Zack Wheat, more than four decades after playing his last major-league…

September 9, 1969: Black cat spooks Cubs and allows Mets to seize the day

During their first decade, the Mets were known more for their…

September 12, 1969: Mets pitchers drive in all the runs in doubleheader sweep

In seven seasons of futility, the New York Mets had never won…

September 20, 1969: Bob Moose throws a no-hitter against the Amazin' Mets

A mood of nervous, anxious excitement permeated Shea Stadium…

October 4, 1969: Orioles win first-ever ALCS game

On October 4, 1969, nearly 40,000 fans filed into Memorial Stadium…

October 4, 1969: Mets and Braves play first NL Championship Series game

After 99 years, the major leagues ended the 1969 regular season…

October 5, 1969: Mets score 11 runs to beat Braves in Game 2 of NLCS

The New York Mets entered the 1969 National League playoffs with…
Nolan Ryan (TRADING CARD DB)

October 6, 1969: Miracle Mets clinch their first National League pennant

The Atlanta Braves had their back to the wall. After losing the…

October 11, 1969: Cuellar, Orioles beat Mets in World Series opener

Events in 1969 changed the way people everywhere perceived the…

October 12, 1969: Koosman leads Mets to first World Series win in Game Two

After the Baltimore Orioles won the first game of the 1969 World…

October 14, 1969: Mets win a World Series game for the Agees

“If the ball drops, I might have had an inside-the-park [grand-slam]…

October 15, 1969: Seaver’s pitching, Swoboda’s defense help Mets win Game 4

When the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Mets met in Game…