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Flashback Friday Supplement for 11/19

No-no November continues this week with a look back at R. Wayne McCauley’s no-hitter for the Foxes against the Quincy Cubs on June 17, 1972.  The gem occurred in the first game of a doubleheader at Goodland Field.  There will be a link to the Flashback on the main website when the story is posted.  (AND HERE IT IS!)

The best picture that I could find of McCauley is at the bottom of this post on the 1970’s All-Decade Team.

Here is the boxscore from his no-hitter game.

Quincy – 0

..................AB R H BI
Gonzalez, SS.......2 0 0 0
Corey, CF..........2 0 0 0
Watson, 2B.........3 0 0 0
DeMichele, LF......3 0 0 0
Crews, 1B..........2 0 0 0
White, RF..........2 0 0 0
Aranzamendi, 3B....2 0 0 0
Gaudioso, C........2 0 0 0
York, P............2 0 0 0


Appleton – 2
..................AB R H BI
Rourke, 3B.........3 0 1 0
Buskey, SS.........3 1 1 0
Bridges, 2B........1 0 0 1
L. Johnson, 1B.....3 0 2 0
J. Johnson, LF.....3 0 0 0
Norton, CF.........3 0 1 0
B. Johnson, RF.....3 0 0 0
Reynolds, C........3 1 1 0
McCauley, P........2 0 1 1

.....................R H E
Quincy...000 000 0 – 0 0 2
Appleton 000 011 x – 2 7 0

E – Aranzamendi, 2
2B – Reynolds, McCauley
DP – Quincy 1
LOB – Appleton 4, Quincy 1
SB – Bridges
....
..........IP H R ER BB..K
McCauley 7.0 0 0..0..2 10
York.....6.0 7 2..1..1..5

TIME: 1:36
ATTN: 1,817

Flashback Friday Supplement for 11/12

This is a picture of Mickey Abarbanel:

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Abarbanel was the left-handed, fire-balling ace of the Fox Cities Foxes in 1966.  As part of No-no November, this week’s Flashback Friday takes you back to his No-hitter against the Wisconsin Rapids Twins on May 28, 1966.

That piece will be going up on the main website soon.  There will be a link when it is ready.

UPDATE: Here is the link and – as mentioned at that link – here is the boxscore from that chilly May evening at Goodland Field:

May 28, 1966 at Goodland Field

Wisconsin Rapids – 1
................AB R H BI
Carter, CF.......4 0 0 0
Vessell, RF, P...4 0 0 0
Nettles, 2B......4 0 0 0
King, 1B.........4 0 0 0
McPhee, SS.......2 1 0 0
Free, 3B.........3 0 0 0
Counsell, LF.....1 0 0 0
Fuchs, LF........1 0 0 0
Littlejohn, C....1 0 0 0
Perez, C.........1 0 0 0
Lea, P...........0 0 0 0
McGroarty, P.....1 0 0 0
Rodriguez, P.....1 0 0 0
Brantley, P......1 0 0 1
Connolly, RF.....0 0 0 0

Fox Cities – 9
................AB R H BI
Kristowski, 2B...5 1 1 0
Maness, 3B.......4 2 1 0
Jones, 1B........3 2 1 0
Melton, RF.......4 2 2 5
Fitzmorris, SS...5 1 1 0
Lolich, LF.......5 1 1 1
Cottrell, CF.....3 0 1 1
Von Eps, C.......5 0 2 2
Abarbanel, P.....3 0 0 0
...............................R..H E
Wisconsin Rapids 000 000 010 – 1..0 3
Fox Cities.......450 000 00x – 9 10 1
E – King, Free, Abarbanel, McPhee. 2B – Fitzmorris, Melton, Von Eps. HR – Melton. LOB – FC 11, WR 3. SB – Maness

....................IP H R ER BB SO
Abarbanel (W, 5-1) 9.0 0 1..0..3 12

Lea (L) ...........0.2 5 4 3 0 1
McGroarty..........3.1 4 5 5 5 3
Rodriguez..........2.0 1 0 0 1 1
Brantley...........1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Vessell............1.0 0 0 0 0 1

PB – Littlejohn, Perez; U – Gassner, Steiner; Attendance – 322; Time – 2:25

Under construction

These are a couple of pictures that would not fit in to this week’s Flashback post on the main site.

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There will be a link to the column when it is on the main site.

And here is that link!

Boardwalk and Baseball

This week’s Friday Flashback mainly deals with the attendance for the Appleton Foxes at Goodland Field for the 1987 season (as of mid-July).  BUT,

There is a bit in there about the Kansas City Royals, the Foxes parent club at the time, moving their Spring Training site to the new Boardwalk and Baseball theme park.  I don’t know about you but when I hear the words Boardwalk and Baseball, my thoughts run to this place.

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Run away.  Run away!

A picture for this weeks Flashback Friday

Here is the picture that is part of the return of Flashback Friday for the 2010-211 offseason.

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There will be a link to the piece on the website when the article it is available.

And here is that link.

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