1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Joe Horlen

Sock It to 'Em, Tigers: a First Half Review

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Washington Senators
July 10, 1968

The Detroit Tigers closed out the first half of the 1968 American League schedule strong, winning nine of their last ten games and stretching their lead to six and a half games over the second-place Cleveland Indians. Denny McLain (15-4) is grabbing the headlines in the junior circuit with his collection of victories, but the

Buford Leads White Sox

Filed under Chicago White Sox
September 15, 1967

If a poll were to be taken here at White Sox Park to determine the most valuable White Sox of 1967, the balloting would probably be split among any number of players. Certainly strong cases could be made for such worthies as Joe Horlen, Gary Peters, Bob Locker, Pete Ward, Ron Hansen, and Don Buford.

Chisox Win Costly Game; Weis Out for Season

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox
June 27, 1967

The Chicago White Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 in thirteen innings on a sweltering 100 degree day before 14,347 at Memorial Stadium, but could be forced to pay an exorbitant price for the victory. Al Weis, their handy little utility infielder, suffered severely torn ligaments in his left knee in a collision with Frank

Campy In Theft Race Again

Filed under Oakland Athletics
August 15, 1966

A year ago, Bert Campaneris won the American League base-stealing championship in a romp. In fact, the 24-year-old native of Cuba had only his second cousin – Jose Cardenal of the Angels – to battle. Campy wound up with 52 steals, 11 more than Cardenal. This season, Campaneris has the same speed and more know-how.

Indians Winning While City Smolders Amid Rioting

Filed under Cleveland Indians
July 22, 1966

Mickey Lolich and the Detroit Tigers snapped the Indians’ five game winning streak with a 4-0 shutout at Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium. The game provided a refuge for both teams as the Tigers learned of manager Bob Swift’s cancer diagnosis and the Indians continued to play in a city ravaged by race riots. The Indians have

All Star Game 1966: Haller Wins Game in 10th For NL

Filed under All Star Game
July 12, 1966

Giants manager Herman Franks made a small request to rival manager Walter Alston, captain of the National League squad. Franks asked Alston not to use Giant pitchers Juan Marichal and Gaylord Perry, and was reportedly miffed as Marichal pitched three innings and Perry two. But National League fans certainly appreciated the next Giant that Alston

Sox Yarns – October 3, 1965

Filed under Chicago White Sox
October 3, 1965

* The White Sox finished flat, dropping their final two games to Kansas City 5-0 and 11-3 at Comiskey Park. The finale was a dreadful affair that drew boos from the sparse crowd of 4,611 as the home team never appeared in the game. Bert Campaneris opened with a single. As Dick Green stepped up

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