September 22, 1969 | Peter Carry
It was about time. After 19 seasons and a record 985 appearances, 46-year-old knuckleball Pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm packed his bags in California last week and headed home to Georgia. After all, Wilhelm is a year over the...
May 18, 1970 | Harold Peterson
Henry Aaron was hitting a homer a day, Hoyt Wilhelm was pitching like a kid, no one could get Rico Carty out—and the Braves won 11 straight
September 14, 1970 | Roy Blount Jr.
September 27, 1971 | William Leggett
June 12, 1972 | Ron Fimrite
From the beginning, it was apparent this would be no ordinary baseball season—particularly since it did not even begin at the beginning. The players' strike, which delayed opening day by more than a week, was only...