1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Ed Kirkpatrick

Rodgers Day-to-Day with Cracked Thumb

Filed under California Angels
July 13, 1967

Catcher Bob Rodgers will start the second half playing with a cracked right thumb. Rodgers didn’t know it at the time, but he suffered the injury during last Sunday’s game with Kansas City, and was unable to join in the Angels’ workout Wednesday morning at Anaheim prior to leaving for Chicago. “The thumb hasn’t swollen

Rigney Searching to Fill Reichardt's Void

Filed under California Angels
August 31, 1966

Manager Bill Rigney grows impatient waiting for the first major harvest from a farm system which has now been under cultivation for six years. It was a very good year until the loss of Rick Reichardt cast a pall over the attempt to reward Anaheim with a first-division finish. Joe Adcock was away from the

Reichardt Scheduled for Surgery

Filed under California Angels
July 31, 1966

Rick Reichardt leaves today for probable kidney surgery at Mayo Brothers Clinic; putting a serious stitch in the Angels’ first-division operation. It was Friday afternoon when Fred Haney and Bill Rigney made the painful decision to send their bonus beauty for the tests which are expected to dictate an operation. If so, Reichardt will be

The Heavenly Home Of The Angels

Filed under California Angels
July 14, 1966

Last week the California Angels returned home to begin the second half and found themselves 1) a very respectable fourth in the American League, and 2) the biggest thing to hit Orange County since Mickey Mouse. With the season at the midway point the Angels have already drawn more people to their new stadium in

Angel Angles – October 3, 1965

Filed under California Angels
October 3, 1965

* Fred Haney recently cited the Angels’ desperate need for consistent hitting. What he meant was hitting, period. While winning 76 games and losing 86, the Angels scored only 569 runs, second lowest in the junior circuit, for an average of 3.5 runs per game. In an area famed for its movie-land divorces, the Angels’

Campy Circles The Diamond in Loss

Filed under Oakland Athletics
September 8, 1965

With the club in last place and attendance dwindling, Kansas City owner Charlie O. Finley thought of another promotion to top “Farmer’s Night”, “Automotive Industry Night,” and “Sportsman Night,” Finley now devised “Campy Campaneris Night.” The promotion was intended to honor the most popular Kansas City player – the versatile Bert Campaneris. The promotion worked


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