TWISP Notes #45

April 11, 2001

The SP78 Anniversary Game was played August 22, 2000 between the Texas Rangers and California Angels at Anaheim Stadium. A 3-run eighth inning—highlighted by Bobby Grich’s 5th home run of the season—lifted the Angels to a 3-2 victory over the Rangers before an announced crowd of 3…

Statis Pro 1978 Replay’s Game #1000 took place at Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers Stadium on June 30th, and featured an NL East matchup between the Pirates and the Mets. Lee Mazzilli’s 3-run double in the seventh inning boosted the Mets to a 5-4 win; Dave Parker clubbed his 14th HR for the Bucs…

National League and American League Diamond Glove Award winners for the month of June were recently announced, and include 12 first-time winners of the award:

NL Diamond Glove Award – June

C – Ted Simmons, St Louis Cardinals
1B – Keith Hernandez, St Louis Cardinals
2B – Dave Cash, Montreal Expos
SS – Ivan DeJesus, Chicago Cubs
3B – Ron Cey, Los Angeles Dodgers
OF – Terry Puhl, Houston Astros
OF – Garry Maddox, Philadelphia Phillies
OF – Jerry Turner, San Diego Padres

AL Diamond Glove Award – June

C – Thurman Munson, New York Yankees
1B – Chris Chambliss, New York Yankees
2B – Duane Kuiper, Cleveland Indians
SS – Rick Burleson, Boston Red Sox
3B – Graig Nettles, New York Yankees
OF – Amos Otis, Kansas City Royals
OF – Rick Manning, Cleveland Indians
OF – Al Cowens, Kansas City Royals

After a year in the making, the SP78 June Stat Guide is near completion, and should be available to the public sometime in May, 2001. This guide promises to be the most in-depth, detailed, and informative yet, and is predicted to be twice the size of the May guide…

The use of the Pitcher Reduction option has been proven a success, and will continue to be used in all games throughout the month of July…

Fans, don’t forget! Riverfront Stadium will present ‘A Musical Salute to America’ during the Reds-Astros game on July 3rd…


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