1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Joe Adcock

Intense — That's Word For Muscleman Tony

Filed under Cleveland Indians
June 16, 1968

“I’ve been here since 1 o’clock…I need all the extra hitting I can get…but I don’t have a lot of time left,” said Tony Horton, the Indians’ leading home run (8) and RBI (27) man. The Tribe’s hopes for power in 1968 rest in the 23-year-old first baseman. Then Tony breathed deeply again and relaxed

Adcock Out; Dark In As Tribe Chief

Filed under Cleveland Indians
September 30, 1967

The job of rejuvenating the Indians has fallen on the shoulders of a shorter, broken-nosed edition of Gregory Peck, darkly handsome Alvin Dark. Indians’ General Manager Gabe Paul has turned the managerial reins over to the recently-deposed manager of the Kansas City Athletics. The 46-year-old Dark has a two-year contract and the necessary strong shoulders

Adcock Setting Staff For Next Season

Filed under Cleveland Indians
September 15, 1967

This is still 1967 and the Indians still are fighting for seventh place, but Joe Adcock already has started to think ahead. Ahead to next February. And if you’re wondering – as some people are – whether Adcock will be back to complete the second half of his two-year contract as manager of the Tribe,

Tribe Sets Sights on 1968

Filed under Cleveland Indians
September 8, 1967

It’s still 1967, but Joe Adcock and Gabe Paul wasted no time giving Cleveland baseball fans a preview of 1968 as the Indians appeared headed to their worst finish since 1928 and fewest victories since 1946. Less than ten hours after the Tribe’s Portland (Pacific Coast) affiliate lost a playoff game with Spokane for the

Etchebarren Saves O's From Sweep; Birds Retake Perch

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians
June 30, 1967

After a 2-0 blanking by Indians hurler Steve Hargan, the Baltimore Orioles found themselves in more trouble down five runs in the nightcap. But the Orioles rallied without any assistance from their guests and defeated Cleveland, 7-5. Sam Bowens hit a two-run pinch-hit triple in the bottom of the fifth to get the Birds on

Colavito Rift Continues With the Press

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 27, 1967

A week after his well-publicized statement, Rocky Colavito became embroiled in a brief but angry quarrel with Manager Joe Adcock in the dugout during first game of Sunday’s twinbill in Boston. Colavito had been replaced by a pinch-hitter (Wagner) when the Red Sox changed from a lefthanded pitcher to a righthander. Two days after that,

Colavito: "Play Me Or Trade Me"

Filed under Cleveland Indians
May 14, 1967

Rocky Colavito, who had masked his unhappiness about being platooned in the Indians’ outfield, broke his silence and issued a public statement. In a carefully-worded prepared statement, the 33-year-old slugger told of his resentment about sharing the Tribe’s left-field position with Leon Wagner. Colavito emphasized he was not trying to give General Manager Gabe Paul

Colavito: "Play Me Or Trade Me"

Filed under Cleveland Indians

Rocky Colavito, who had masked his unhappiness about being platooned in the Indians’ outfield, broke his silence and issued a public statement. In a carefully-worded prepared statement, the 33-year-old slugger told of his resentment about sharing the Tribe’s left-field position with Leon Wagner. Colavito emphasized he was not trying to give General Manager Gabe Paul


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