Showing 1 - 18 of 42 Stories for Tony Oliva
EVERYBODY PICK UP A DRUM
But the image of the Twins generally remains that of a ball club with tremendous power and little else. .... Tony Oliva (see cover), with his pixie smile and his quick bat, his sound baseball instinct and his ... Billy answered, meaning "Everybody!
WHAT'S GOING ON OUT THERE?
Jun 12, 1972 ... Nomadic and nonchalant Dick Allen (see cover), who could be almost anywhere, is now in Chicago, and, ... Tony Oliva? ... NINE PHOTOS.
THE BOYS OF SPRING
Cover. by William Leggett. Originally Posted: May 1, 1972. Baseball is too complex a game to be .... (The others are Pete Rose, Manny Sanguillen and Tony Oliva.) ... PHOTO HERB SCHARFMAN Willie Davis long-jumps all the way home.
FIVE FOR THE FLAG
Covering last week's games in New York, Boston, Chicago, Baltimore and ..... During batting practice Coach Jim Lemon offered some advice to Tony Oliva, .... PHOTO WALTER IOOSS JR.; HERB SCHARFMAN Keeper of The Thing, Jim ...
The Wonderful World Of Wally
May 26, 1986 ... "They gave all the fans photos of me that read 'Wally Joyner, Triple Corona,' " he ... Back in the locker room, his teammates covered the trophies he had ... in bidding adieu to Juan Beniquez, Daryl Sconiers and Rod Carew.
KIRBY PUCKETT'S HOME RUN DERBY
May 12, 1986 ... Kirby Puckett's Home Run Derby. Print0. More. Cover. by Henry Hecht ... PHOTO CHUCK SOLOMON Puckett now has the kind of pull he ...
THE 10th MAN COMETH
Cover. by William Leggett. Originally Posted: February 5, 1973 ... Tony Oliva, Al Kaline, Frank Robinson and Matty Alou) seem certain to see some ... trades made prior to its adoption suddenly 'took on a different meaning. .... PHOTO Rico Carty, who hit .366 for the 1970 Braves, is windfall DPH for the weak Texas Rangers.
A FULL SERIES FOR A FLEET PAIR
Cover. by William Leggett. Originally Posted: August 24, 1970 ... Ron Perranoski's saves and Tony Oliva's batting average until the Twins met the Baltimore ... Both are picture hitters, and what made their brushup in Boston exciting was the ...
Cover. by Ron Fimrite. Originally Posted: December 11, 2006. One fateful day in the mid-1960s Daniel ... TONY OLIVA, 56.3, 1962--76. A .304 career hitter, ... PHOTO NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LEFT OUT Woodhead (inset) thinks ...
OUT IN FRONT WITH A NEW LOOK
Cover. by William Leggett. Originally Posted: September 28, 1964. The note may .... the league's leading hitter, Tony Oliva, he had a fine, un-Yankeelike explanation. ... PHOTO HERB SCHARFMAN Joe Pepitone kids Phil Linz about famous ...
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Merely a matter of evolution
Cover. by William Leggett. Originally Posted: May 8, 1972 ... And they have gotten going with a rush despite the absence of Tony Oliva, the league's best hitter, who is slowly recovering .... PHOTO BOBBY SLAMS A STOTTLEMYRE PITCH FOR ...
Now it's Yanqui sí, Cuba no
Cover. by Herm Weiskopf. Originally Posted: June 13, 1983 ... to Florida in hopes of finding another Tony Oliva, Minnie Minoso or Mike Cuellar among the exiles. ... for Kuhn says, "He is not going to talk about a hypothetical situation." PHOTO.
THE LATINS STORM LAS GRANDES LIGAS
Cover. by Robert H. Boyle. Originally Posted: August 9, 1965. The night was black in ... the game, players like Juan Marichal (see cover) of the San Francisco Giants, the best ... champions, Roberto Clemente of Pittsburgh and Tony Oliva of Minnesota. .... Pictures of players line the walls, and on occasion romance has even ...
The Season of High Heat In the tumultuous summer of 1968, pitchers Denny McLain and Bob Gibson set baseball ablaze
Jul 19, 1993 ... Angeles revealed the portentous name of the year's Best Picture: In the Heat of the Night. This was in 1968, a profoundly terrible year, white-hot ...
Sweetest swinger in Minnie
Cover. by Jim Kaplan. Originally Posted: April 23, 1973. Rod Carew, the best- hitting American League second baseman since Charlie Gehringer, finds it almost impossible to hit the .... PHOTO ROD CAREW LASHES OUT AT THE A's.
The phenoms that bloom in the fall
Cover. by William Leggett. Originally Posted: December 4, 1972 ... Minnesota's Tony Oliva, who played only 10 games during the season, was trying to ... more than caption material for photographers who shoot pictures for bubble-gum cards .
Cover. Originally Posted: April 15, 1968. Following the most exciting race in its ... Because Boston caught the fancy of a lot of image-making Easterners last year, Earl .... Because of bone fragments in his knee, Tony Oliva was never sound last ...