1970 Baseball Replay

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

Category: Chicago White Sox

Sox Rookie May Injured in Military Training

Filed under Chicago White Sox, Uncategorized
August 12, 1969

Carlos May, rookie outfielder of the Chicago White Sox, was seriously injured in a training accident at Camp Pendleton, California. May, who is undergoing two weeks active duty training, lost the first joint of the thumb of his right hand and bad both hands severely injured when a mortar accidentally discharged. It is unknown whether

Nervy Knoop Played With Facial Fracture

Filed under Chicago White Sox, Uncategorized
August 6, 1969

Even from his hospital bed, and with only one good eye, the world still looks might good to Bobby Knoop, the White Sox second baseman. “It could have been worse,” explained Knoop. “Actually, I feel I’m a lucky guy.” Knoop walked around for more than a week and also played in two games without realizing

Memorial Day Action

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Pilots
May 30, 1969

The 1969 baseball campaign reached the Memorial Day pole as the clubs jockey for position for the summer stretch. The division leaders have held their grounds, but strange things happen in baseball during the heated months. The new division format doubles pennant fever this summer as more teams should have playoff aspirations. The biggest surprise

Knoop Tightens 'Best Infield'

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 15, 1969

The best infield in the American League? The White Sox believe it now belongs to them following the trade with the Angels in which they landed second baseman Bobby Knoop for pitcher Bob Priddy and second baseman Sandy Alomar. “I don’t believe there’s any infield in the league that can match us defensively, especially when

Knoop Tightens ‘Best Infield’

Filed under Chicago White Sox

The best infield in the American League? The White Sox believe it now belongs to them following the trade with the Angels in which they landed second baseman Bobby Knoop for pitcher Bob Priddy and second baseman Sandy Alomar. “I don’t believe there’s any infield in the league that can match us defensively, especially when

Pale Hose Believe May’s Bat Is For Real

Filed under Chicago White Sox
April 14, 1969

To White Sox fans, who have suffered the frustration of watching the battling futility of their heroes, the arrival of a hitter is like cool, refreshing rainfall in the desert. And that makes Carlos May, the rookie outfielder, the new darling of Chicago’s South Side. The 20-year-old southpaw swinger started off the first week of


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