This native Tucsonan and University of Arizona product pitched three Triple-A seasons
in front of his hometown fans while he was a White Sox farmhand. Traded five times,
he never won or saved more than(I-h)h)h)two games in any ML year.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»August 27, 1971: Detroit's Willie Horton is struck in the eye by a pitch from Chicago's Rich Hinton, sidelining him for 28 games. Hinton, in his first ML start, last two 2/3 innings in taking the loss. Joe Coleman wins.