1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Gary Peters

Sox, Concerned Over Peters' Health, Obtain Ribant

Filed under Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers
July 26, 1968

The White Sox made a deal with the Tigers that superficially looked unimportant when they swapped Don McMahon, veteran relief hurler, for Dennis Ribant, a second-line pitcher used very little by Detroit manager Mayo Smith. Of course, it isn’t trivial to the Tigers, who beefed up their bullpen with an experienced hand. And neither is

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Peters' Slam Propels Sox in Rout, 14-2

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 31, 1968

White Sox starting pitcher Gary Peters, who manager Eddie Stanky batted sixth in Peters’ last start at Yankee Stadium, dropped back into the familiar ninth position in the lineup and belted a grand slam off Twins starter Jim Merritt to highlight a six run Chisox outburst in the fifth inning. The grand slam was one

Hondo, Aaron Named Players of the Week

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Washington Senators
May 26, 1968

Washington slugger Frank Howard belted a mere two home runs for the week, but won Player of the Week honors with a weekly average of .360 and seven RBI. Atlanta’s Hank Aaron captured the award in the senior circuit with a .323 average, a home run, and eight RBI. On the field, White Sox manager

Cubs' Pitcher Regan's Story Most Moving

Filed under Chicago Cubs
April 25, 1968

Swirling snow and cold where enough to keep the Cubs from playing the Atlanta Braves in Wrigley Field yesterday but not enough to prevent Cub pitchers from putting on their uniforms and running around the outfield. And this included the newest of their number, Phil Regan. Obtained the day before from the Dodgers, Regan had

Buford Leads White Sox

Filed under Chicago White Sox
September 15, 1967

If a poll were to be taken here at White Sox Park to determine the most valuable White Sox of 1967, the balloting would probably be split among any number of players. Certainly strong cases could be made for such worthies as Joe Horlen, Gary Peters, Bob Locker, Pete Ward, Ron Hansen, and Don Buford.

Wood Shines in Starting Slab Duty for Sox

Filed under Chicago White Sox
July 21, 1967

The White Sox, who have “pitchers to burn” are now sending up smoke signals for their newest starter. He is Wilbur Wood, a 25-year-old southpaw who has suddenly joined the club’s elite starting corps of Gary Peters, Joe Horlen and Tommy John. Manager Eddie Stanky, groping for a fourth starter, recently turned to Wood and

All Star Game 1967: Americans Storm Past Nationals

Filed under All Star Game
July 11, 1967

The American League, searching for another ‘Lucky Seven’ victory, rallied from a four-run first inning deficit to overtake the National League, 5-4. The Americans had dropped four straight All-Star contests, but won the last three All-Star games in years that ended in seven – 1937, 1947, and 1957. Minnesota’s Harmon Killebrew, named the game’s Most


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