1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Jim Landis

Colavito Added to Bolster Sox Lineup

Filed under Chicago White Sox
July 30, 1967

Rocky Colavito, who late yesterday became the latest White Sox weapon, may be in right field against Johnny Podres of the Detroit Tigers in one of today’s two games. It all depends on whether then 33-year-old outfielder arrives in Chicago in time after cleaning out his locker in Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium. General Manager Ed Short

Injuries Test Tiger Outfield Depth

Filed under Detroit Tigers
July 1, 1967

You’d have to say General Manager Jim Campbell and the disabled Al Kaline are both good hunch players with the Tigers. Campbell resisted all winter and last spring in making one of Detroit’s five outfielders available in a trade. “Why do you need five?” other negotiators demanded. “You never know what’s going to happen,” said

Tigers Acquire Landis From Houston

Filed under Detroit Tigers
June 30, 1967

The Detroit Tigers, faced with the loss of right fielder Al Kaline until July 19, obtained outfielder Jim Landis from the Houston Astros for relief pitcher Larry Sherry. The much-traveled Landis, 33, has been in the majors since 1957, playing for the Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Athletics, Cleveland Indians and the Astros. In 46

1967 Houston Astros Preview

Filed under Houston Astros
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: The first half of the 1966 season was fun for the Astros and their new manager, Grady Hatton. At the end of June, they were riding along in fifth place, surprise team in the race. Then, things started going the other way. First Joe Morgan, then Jimmy Wynn, suffered crippling injuries. In

Bell's Near No-No in Return to Rotation

Filed under Cleveland Indians
April 16, 1966

Cleveland’s Gary Bell last completed a game four years ago. In 1963, Bell had been moved from the rotation into the bull pen by manager Mel McGaha. Bell did a fine job from the pen, but he longed from the opportunity to return to the starting rotation. After a fine spring performance, manager Birdie Tebbetts

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

Athletics Addendum – August 15, 1965

Filed under Oakland Athletics
August 15, 1965

* The Athletics appear to have come up with a whale of a pitcher in Jim (Catfish) Hunter, and while that may be sort of a fishy metaphor there is definitely nothing fishy about Hunter’s 1965 pitching achievements. Hunter, who is 19, had never pitched an inning of professional baseball prior to this year. He

Athletics Addendum – July 31, 1965

Filed under Oakland Athletics
July 31, 1965

* When the American League schedule was completed, the White Sox found they had drawn the Athletics for their final three games of the season. It seemed like a break for the Sox at the time, but now it appears the series could be much more perilous than anyone expected should the White Sox still

A Thriller From the Cellar

Filed under Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 25, 1965

The cellar-dwellers Kansas City Athletics and the Washington Senators met on a hot Sunday afternoon in the Nation’s Capital. The 8,519 in attendance certainly were not expecting much as the home team had been walloped 12-0 in yesterday’s affair. A’s 1B Ken Harrelson is gradually erasing the name of Jim Gentile from the minds of

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