1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: John Romano

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

1967 St. Louis Cardinals Preview

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
April 1, 1967

Street & Smith’s: With Sandy Koufax gone, the Cardinals were crowing in April that they owned the best pitching staff in the league. It was a legitimate boast on the basis of 1966 figures. The sixth place Cardinals, who won only four more games than they lost, got that far only because of a superlative

Rookie Backstop Josephson Leads Sox 1967 Brigade

Filed under Chicago White Sox
October 2, 1966

As the 1966 baseball season moved toward the twilight hours, long shadows were being cast that reached into next year’s campaign. And one that could be most easily recognized was that of Duane Josephson, the rookie catcher of the White Sox. Josephson’s credentials were excellent to begin with, because of his performance this year with

Romano Leads Sox Surge

Filed under Chicago White Sox
August 15, 1966

Even the most casual fan realizes that whatever success the White Sox have achieved this season is based primarily on the excellence of their pitching, which is the best in the American League, according to statistics. Nevertheless, when the White Sox unfurled a nine-game winning streak that shot them over the .500 mark rand returned

Thirty Innings of Sunday Baseball on the South Side

Filed under Chicago White Sox
July 31, 1966

30 innings of baseball in Chicago? Only on the South Side where lights can continue play through dusk even in the summer time. Game 1 of a Sunday double header goes 21 innings, the longest baseball game over the last two seasons. The Yankees break a seven inning deadlock on the ever-exciting bases loaded RBI

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

Mudcat's Struggles Continue

Filed under Minnesota Twins
June 12, 1966

Mudcat Grant’s road to recovery after a disastrous April seemingly gets steeper and steeper as the season progresses. Grant was en route to his most impressive performance for the season, June 12, at Chicago. Mudcat had a one-hit shutout through seven innings, but his teammates had only provided one run of support on back-to-back doubles

White Sox Catchers to Wear Protective Headgear

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 14, 1966

White Sox Manager Eddie Stanky, who knows what it is to get hit on the head, has ordered his catchers to wear protective batting liners when they are behind the plate. “It just makes common sense,” said Stanky. “This should help eliminate head injuries.” Stanky issued the order in Detroit on May 14 after 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


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