1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Hoyt Wilhelm

Wilhelm Passes Cy Young On Games List

Filed under Chicago White Sox
August 12, 1968

James Hoyt Wilhelm, the amazing knuckleball wizard of the White Sox, has always stubbornly avoided setting any goals for himself. But the aging relief ace has one now. After breezing right past Cy Young’s 57-year-old major league record of appearing in 906 games, Wilhelm frankly stated that he’d like to stretch his new all-time mark

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

Birds Win Again on Visitor Miscue

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox
June 26, 1967

Perhaps the American League pennant flying over in center field, but recently guests at Memorial Stadium get the jitters in late innings situations and hand the game over to the defending AL champions. Last week, Kaycee outfielder Rick Monday airmailed a throw home allowing the winning run to score. This time, a bobble by Chicago

Flutterballs Florishing Again in Sox Pen

Filed under Chicago White Sox
April 21, 1967

Butterflies are fluttering on two wings in the White Sox bull pen this spring, because Hoyt Wilhelm, master of all the knuckleballers, now has a new protege – the lefthanded Wilbur Wood. The 43-year-old Wilhelm, who turned Eddie Fisher, now with the Orioles, from part-time to full-time knuckleballer a few years ago, has begun doing

Tribe Tidbits – August 15, 1965

Filed under Cleveland Indians
August 15, 1965

# It sounded like a great idea – to everyone but Gabe Paul, president and general manager of the Indians. During a recent series in Chicago, pitching coach Early Wynn revealed he was considering making a comeback as a knuckleball relief pitcher. Manager Birdie Tebbetts quickly endorsed the project – although he pointed out the

Sox Yarns – June 23, 1965

Filed under Chicago White Sox
June 23, 1965

* The White Sox hold a one-game lead in the junior circuit despite the insistence of Manager Al Lopez that his club can play better. Just where does Lopez put most of the blame individually? It’s R-and-R in the offensive department and P-and-P in the pitching staff. “Biggest disappointments to me have been Floyd Robinson

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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