This Day in White Sox History: Scott's 68 minute game

This Day in White Sox History: Scott's 68 minute game
Former White Sox pitcher Jim Scott. (Getty Images)

August 29, 1915 - Sox pitcher Jim Scott fired a 5-0 shutout over the Philadelphia A’s... and he did it in only 68 minutes!! It’s the fastest game ever played in team annals.

August 29, 1965 - In a double header at Comiskey Park, Sox shortstop Ron Hansen set the major league record when he handled 29 chances. Boston provided the opposition. The Sox won both games 3-2, with game one going 14 innings.

August 29, 1975 - Outfielder Ken Henderson become the first Sox player to hit a home run from both sides of the plate in the same game. Ross Grimsley and Wayne Garland were the victims at Baltimore in a game the Sox would win 4-2.

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