Thursday, June 4, 2015
ChiSox - Halos Divide Blessings
August 7, 1970 at Chicago – Bart Johnson (3-1) and Wilbur Wood (19) combined on the hill to beat California 2-1. Johnson tossed 6 shutout innings. Wood floated through the final 3. Syd O’Brien led the Sox offense with 3 hits.
August 8, 1970 at Chicago – Mel Queen (2) k’d Carlos May with the bags full in the B9 to preserve a 4-3 win for the Angels. Rudy May (9-7) started for the Halos and got the W. Jim Fregosi’s (23) 2-run bomb in the 1st off Bob Miller (2-4) got things started for the visitors.
August 9, 1970 (Game #1) at Chicago – Luis Aparicio (5) and Bill Melton (22) left the yard and Tommy John (9-10) hurled a complete game as Chicago won the DH opener 6-3. Bobby Knoop and Duane Josephson chipped in 3 hits for the winners. Sandy Alomar had 3 safeties for the Halos as Clyde Wright (15-6) lost a rare game.
August 9, 1970 (Game #2) at Chicago – Jay Johnstone’s (10) solo blast in the top of the 8th was the difference maker as California earned a split in the DH and the series with a 4-2 win. Alex Johnson (12) also went yard for the Halos. Ken Tatum (17) pitched 2 innings of 1-hit relief for the save of Tom Murphy’s (8-14) win.