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Encyclopedia > Grand Slam Single

A term used to describe the ending of Game 5 of the 1999 NLCS between the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves. Major league affiliations National League (1962-present) East Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1986 â€¢ 1969 NL Pennants (4) 2000 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 East Division titles (4) 1988 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths (2) 2000 â€¢ 1999 The New... The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ...


The game carried a 2-2 tie into the 15th inning, where Mets pitcher Octavio Dotel gave up a run on a Keith Lockhart triple, making the score 3-2 Atlanta. An Octavio Dotel autographed baseball card. ... Keith Lockhart is the current conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, taking over from John Williams in 1995. ...


The Mets loaded the bases in the bottom of the inning against Braves reliever Kevin McGlinchy and Todd Pratt drew a walk, tying the score at three. Todd Alan Pratt (b. ...


Robin Ventura, the next batter, drilled a 1-1 pitch over the right-centerfield wall for a grand slam, sending the Mets players and fans into a frenzy. Ventura was mobbed halfway between first and second base by his teammates. The official scorer awarded Ventura a single on the grand slam because he only touched first base. Robin Mark Ventura (born July 14, 1967 in Santa Maria, California) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played primarily for the Chicago White Sox. ... Grand Slam is a general sports term applied when achieving something special. ...


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July 9, 1970: Dalton Jones of the Detroit Tigers loses a grand slam against the Boston Red Sox when he passes teammate Don Wert on the base paths. Jones pinch hits for Jim Price and belts a 2-2 pitch from Vincente Romo into the RF upper deck for a grand slam. However, he passes Wert between first and second and is called out, ending up with a 3-RBI single. July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1998-present) East Division (1969-1997) Major league titles World Series titles (4) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1935 AL Pennants (9) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1940 1935 â€¢ 1934 â€¢ 1909 â€¢ 1908 1907 Central Division titles (0) None East Division Champs (3) 1987 â€¢ 1984 â€¢ 1972... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Fenway Park (1912-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995... Don Wert (born July 29, 1938 in Strasburg, PA ) was a Major League Baseball player for the Detroit Tigers from 1963 to 1970. ... Jim Price can refer to: Jim Price, an American basketball player Jim Price, an American baseball player Jim Price, an American football player Jim Price, a trumpet player This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ...


July 4, 1976: Tim McCarver passed Garry Maddox on the way to second base for his grand slam single. July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... James Timothy Tim McCarver (born October 16, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American former catcher in Major League Baseball and a current broadcaster. ... Garry Lee Maddox (born September 9, 1949 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball player known for outstanding defense. ...


 
 

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