Don Kolloway

25 May 19
1951 Strat-o-Matic Replay

At Briggs Stadium the Cleveland Indians put 4 runs on the scoreboard in the 11th inning and outdistanced the Detroit Tigers in 11 innings by a final score of 6 to 2. The score was knotted at 2 after nine innings. Cleveland came out on top in the 11th inning. The game was a scoreless […]

16 May 19
Chevrons and Diamonds

One of the Chevrons and Diamonds projects that is presently underway centers on researching and documenting the history of one of the European Theater of Operations (ETO) World Series championship contending teams; the Blue and Grays of the 29th Infantry Division (ID). Fueled by the acquisition of an artifacts grouping from a veteran of the 29th ID’s baseball team (see: European Theater Baseball […]

10 Mar 19
1951 Strat-o-Matic Replay

Ted Williams blasted a homerun and had 3 RBI as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 8 to 2 at Fenway Park. Willard Nixon(4-1) pitched a fine game. He was reached for 8 hits and 4 walks in 7 innings. Boston finished with 11 hits while Detroit ended up with 8. Bob Cain(4-2) […]

27 Nov 18
1951 Strat-o-Matic Replay

Virgil Trucks delivered 8 solid innings and shortstop Johnny Lipon had 2 base hits as the Detroit Tigers pulled out a win over the Boston Red Sox by a score of 2 to 1 at Briggs Stadium. Detroit won the game with a run in the bottom of the 9th inning. George Kell delivered a […]

18 Oct 18
Chevrons and Diamonds

Following a considerable run of authoring and publishing weekly articles with a measure of consistency for most of 2018, I have encountered a new, and quite beneficial hurdle in order to continue with my passion with Chevrons and Diamonds. Over the course of the last 17 months, I have endured a significant amount of change […]

04 Jun 18
Chevrons and Diamonds

It seems as though it has been ages since I had the opportunity to write about baseball outside of the Pacific Theater (PTO), especially considering the continuous run of acquisitions (and missed opportunities) that have been associated with the game in this expansive area of World War II operations. Judging by what is sitting in […]

31 May 18

Dick Allen hit leadoff for the Sox on this date in 1974. You need something to feel good about when it comes to the White Sox these days? How about a look back on some noteworthy events that occurred on this date in Sox history? These are all wins by the way so there won’t […]