April 7, 1970: Milwaukee Brewers make their debut at County Stadium

It had been a long wait. The last time County Stadium hosted…

April 7, 1970: Mets win their first opener at Forbes Field’s final Opening Day

On April 7, 1970, one historic first and one historic last occurred…

April 16, 1970: Kansas City's Lou Piniella is thrown out at every base

Have you ever heard of making four outs in a baserunning cycle?…

April 22, 1970: Mets' Tom Seaver strikes out 19 Padres batters

The day started well for Tom Seaver on April 22, 1970. He received…

April 24, 1970: Dodgers beat Mets 1-0 in 15 innings

The New York Mets entered the 1970 season with an aura of adoration,…

May 7, 1970: Wes Parker hits for cycle; triple in 10th wins it for Dodgers

Wes Parker was the National League’s iron man in 1970,…

May 12, 1970: 'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks reaches milestone with 500th homer

Reduced to a part-time role, 39-year-old Mr. Cub Ernie Banks…

May 16, 1970: Reds' Jim McGlothlin pitches last shutout at Crosley Field

The National League West-leading Cincinnati Reds hosted division…

May 17, 1970: Hammerin’ Hank Aaron collects 3,000th hit

Hank Aaron was tired and a bit on edge as he made his way to…

May 20, 1970: Red-hot Rod Carew hits for the cycle, raises average to .432

In 1969 the Minnesota Twins ran away with the first American…

May 22, 1970: Braves pin tough loss on rookie Sandy Vance

He wasn’t kin to former Dodger mound greats Dazzy Vance or…

June 12, 1970: Pirates' Dock Ellis throws a no-hitter

On June 12, 1970, Dock Ellis pitched one of the greatest games…

June 24, 1970: Reds win final game played at Crosley Field

In the pregame ceremony for the final contest at Crosley Field,…

June 25, 1970: Koosman, Mets win to sweep five-game series with Cubs

The Chicago Cubs held a 3½-game lead over the second-place New…

June 26, 1970: Frank Robinson's back-to-back grand slams

Before a paid attendance of only 13,194 fans, the Baltimore Orioles…

July 6, 1970: The game when Sam McDowell played second base for the Indians

Judging by the announced attendance of 11,950, those who pushed…

July 11, 1970: Astros prevail in 14 in 'overly tame ending to a very hairy game'

Two teams with a history of extra-inning games1 faced each other…

July 14, 1970: Rose knocks down Fosse to complete NL's comeback

It was July 14, 1970, in Cincinnati, where the 41st Major League…
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July 21, 1970: Padres' Clay Kirby lifted in eighth inning during no-hit bid

Through 2018 — the franchise’s 50th season — no San Diego…

July 24, 1970: Tommie Agee steals home in 10th to win it for Mets

Tommie Agee had the prescience of a soothsayer. During 1970…