1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Paul Schaal

Rigney's Future a Guessing Game

Filed under California Angels
July 30, 1968

With his Angels mired in last place, the latest guessing game is which major league team will Bill Rigney be managing in 1969? The club’s performance has not dimmed Rigney’s prospects with the Angels or other clubs. Rigney’s name has popped up seemingly with every major league club in one way or another. A social

Schaal Suffered Fractured Skull

Filed under California Angels
June 13, 1968

The California Angels lost third baseman Paul Schaal indefinitely – perhaps for the season – when he suffered a fracture skull in an auto accident after a double-header against Boston. X-rays at Santa Maria Hospital revealed the fracture. Schaal was later moved to the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Clinic, where further examination disclosed a punctured

Twins Hold First On Boswell Shutout; Mantle Injured

Filed under Minnesota Twins
April 21, 1968

The Minnesota Twins maintained their half game lead over the surging Oakland Athletics on Dave Boswell’s five-hit shutout over the New York Yankees, 6-0. The game was more disheartening for the Yankees, who have lost Joe Pepitone and Horace Clarke to injury, as slugger Mickey Mantle left the game in the sixth inning with a

Halos Rally Past Pale Hose, 8-4

Filed under California Angels
May 28, 1967

The California Angels defeated the Chicago White Sox, 8-4, for a series clinching win and a return to the .500 mark at 21-21. Jim McGlothlin (6-2) worked through five walks to earn the victory. The Angels scored five runs in the eighth inning to double up Chicago. Wilbur Wood (0-1) took the loss in relief

The Heavenly Home Of The Angels

Filed under California Angels
July 14, 1966

Last week the California Angels returned home to begin the second half and found themselves 1) a very respectable fourth in the American League, and 2) the biggest thing to hit Orange County since Mickey Mouse. With the season at the midway point the Angels have already drawn more people to their new stadium in

Cuban Revolt in Anaheim

Filed under California Angels, Minnesota Twins
April 23, 1966

It has been a frustrating time for Sam Mele’s world champions. The team arrived from Florida into Bloomington with optimism and much hullabaloo. At an April 11 luncheon, Twins president Calvin Griffith said, “I don’t think I’ve ever seen a club make so few mistakes in spring training.” Griffith noted the acquisition of Chuck Schilling

Angel Angles – October 3, 1965

Filed under California Angels
October 3, 1965

* Fred Haney recently cited the Angels’ desperate need for consistent hitting. What he meant was hitting, period. While winning 76 games and losing 86, the Angels scored only 569 runs, second lowest in the junior circuit, for an average of 3.5 runs per game. In an area famed for its movie-land divorces, the Angels’

Athletics Addendum – October 3, 1965

Filed under Oakland Athletics

* Except for the World Series, the 1965 baseball season is now a matter of history. As far as followers of the Athletics are concerned, it makes grim reading. The A’s season was filled with promotions, gimmicks and defeats. Some of the promotions were highly successful, and some of the gimmicks were unusual, but the

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

Angel Angles – August 15, 1965

Filed under California Angels
August 15, 1965

# Dean Chance spun a one-hitter against the Orioles in the opening game of a doubleheader, August 4. Only Oriole rookie Curt Blefary stood between Chance and perfection. Blefary singled off Chance in the second, and then drew Dean’s only free pass in the eighth, but that did follow an error by third baseman Paul


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