1970 Baseball Replay

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

Tag: Tommy McCraw

Knoop Tightens ‘Best Infield’

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 15, 1969

The best infield in the American League? The White Sox believe it now belongs to them following the trade with the Angels in which they landed second baseman Bobby Knoop for pitcher Bob Priddy and second baseman Sandy Alomar. “I don’t believe there’s any infield in the league that can match us defensively, especially when

Knoop Tightens 'Best Infield'

Filed under Chicago White Sox

The best infield in the American League? The White Sox believe it now belongs to them following the trade with the Angels in which they landed second baseman Bobby Knoop for pitcher Bob Priddy and second baseman Sandy Alomar. “I don’t believe there’s any infield in the league that can match us defensively, especially when

Peters' Slam Propels Sox in Rout, 14-2

Filed under Chicago White Sox
May 31, 1968

White Sox starting pitcher Gary Peters, who manager Eddie Stanky batted sixth in Peters’ last start at Yankee Stadium, dropped back into the familiar ninth position in the lineup and belted a grand slam off Twins starter Jim Merritt to highlight a six run Chisox outburst in the fifth inning. The grand slam was one

John, McCraw Out For Reserve Duty

Filed under Chicago White Sox
July 15, 1967

Pitcher Tommy John and first baseman Tommy McCraw departed after the July 15 double-header with the Angels for two weeks of drill with the Indiana Air National Guard. John, however, was expected to return and pitch over the weekend. Outfielder Buddy Bradford was optioned to Indianapolis (Coast) on July 14 when Walter (No-Neck) Williams came

Birds Win Again on Visitor Miscue

Filed under Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox
June 26, 1967

Perhaps the American League pennant flying over in center field, but recently guests at Memorial Stadium get the jitters in late innings situations and hand the game over to the defending AL champions. Last week, Kaycee outfielder Rick Monday airmailed a throw home allowing the winning run to score. This time, a bobble by Chicago

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 – 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

Nat Notes – April 15, 1965

Filed under Washington Senators
April 15, 1965

* Don Lock’s double down the left field line in the bottom of the 4th inning on April 12, ended a string of 39 scoreless innings which Red Sox’ Bill Monbouquette had compiled against the Senators. Monbouquette had won five straight against the Senators. It also marked the first time President Johnson had seen the

Sox Yarns – April 12, 1965

Filed under Chicago White Sox
April 12, 1965

* Manager Al Lopez is not only picking his own club to win this season, but believes this may be the best White Sox team he has managed. “The Yankees can be had,” said the Tampa senor of this year’s race. As for his own team, “it’s not only improved over last season, but I


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