1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Floyd Robinson

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

Pale Hose Believe May's Bat Is For Real

Filed under Chicago White Sox

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

Yankees double up Oakland for first victory, 4-2

Filed under New York Yankees
April 16, 1968

Fritz Peterson with an assist from Joe Verbanic held the Oakland Athletics at bay as the New York Yankees won their first game of the season, 4-2. Peterson ran into trouble in the ninth after retiring the first two batters. John Donaldson doubled down the right field line, and Phil Roof followed with a single

Harper Rejoins Skidding Reds

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
July 27, 1967

Tommy Harper returned the Reds’ lineup for the first time since fracturing his wrist in a May 28 game against the Pirates at Forbes Field. He was a welcome addition despite the Reds dropping their sixth straight with an 8-1 loss in Atlanta. “Harper’s got to be the second-best fielding outfielder in the league,” insisted

Harper Out With Wrist Injury

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
May 29, 1967

The Reds, making a determined run for the pennant, received a jolt when they learned that right fielder Tommy Harper would be lost for an indefinite period as the result of a fractured right wrist. Manager Dave Bristol immediately put Harper, who was batting .252, on the disabled list. This means he will be out

Behind The Bold Red Uprising In Cincinnati

Filed under Cincinnati Reds
April 30, 1967

We’re a 25-man team now. Look. Tonight Vada Pinson can’t play because he pulled a muscle in his hip. Tommy Harper moves over to center field, and Floyd Robinson plays right. Keep your eye on Robby. He has worked like hell to get ready to help. On days off he’d go out to the ball

Rookie Agee Leads Return of Go-Go Sox

Filed under Chicago White Sox
June 21, 1966

When Tommie Agee stole his 16th base in the White Sox 11-3 loss in Kansas City, he raised the club theft total for 63 games to 54, or exactly as many as the Pale Hose registered the entire 1965 season. Agee continues to lead the Chisox in practically every offensive category, including strikeouts with 65

Sox Yarns – May 31, 1965

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 31, 1965

* There’s an ironic twist to the White Sox catching situation. John (Honey) Romano was acquired from Cleveland to beef up the woefully weak hitting of the White Sox catching department. But now, J.C. Martin, worst of the catchers last year at the plate, is now leading the team at bat. Martin will receive more


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