Apollo 13 on Moonward Course

Filed under News
April 12, 1970
Apollo 13 launch

Three American astronauts sped smoothly toward a risky moon adventure Saturday and watched as a spent rocket hull was sent fleeting ahead to a lunar collision that may reveal secrets of the moon’s interior. Apollo 13 astronauts James L. Lovell, Jr., Fred W. Haise, Jr., and John L. Swigert, Jr. firmly on their path to

Nixon Sees Bosman Blank Tigers, 6-0.

Filed under Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators
April 6, 1970

President Nixon made a belated appearance at the ballpark today to see Dick Bosman and the Washington Sentors shut out the Detroit Tigers, 6-0. The President waited at the White House until assured that his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Harrold Carswell, had won a test vote in the Senate, then headed for Robert F. Kennedy

It’s Official: Pilots to Milwaukee

Filed under Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Pilots
April 2, 1970

Joe Cronin officially welcomed Milwaukee into the American League yesterday, ending a four-year estrangement between the city and major league baseball. “On behalf of the American League, I want to convey my sincere congratulations to your organization on its return to baseball.” Cronin, American League president, said to the Milwaukee Brewers in a telegram. “I

McLain Out Until July 1st

Filed under Detroit Tigers
April 1, 1970

Denny McLain, cited for being gullible and greedy, was suspended until July 1 by baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn after the investigation disclosed the Detroit Tigers’ pitcher had attempted to become a partner of gamblers allegedly involved in bookmaking operations. The action by Kuhn, who six weeks ago suspended McLain while investigating his off-the-field activities, also

Kuhn Suspends McLain Indefinitely

Filed under Detroit Tigers
February 20, 1970
McLain Suspended SI

Denny McLain, the Detroit Tigers’ all-star baseball pitcher duped into believing there is a fool-proof system to win on horse race gambling, was set down indefinitely by Commissioner Bowie Kuhn. The commissioner announced that McLain’s candid admission of involvement with a bookmaking ring left the commissioner’s office with “no alternative”. The commissioner also said that