Tag: Bob Shaw

This Day in White Sox History: Jackie Hayes Night

This Day in White Sox History: Jackie Hayes Night
August 30, 1941 – Sox pitcher Johnny Humphries had his string of 35 consecutive scoreless innings snapped on a home run by the Browns Chet Laabs. The Browns won that afternoon going away 10-1. August 30, 1949 – The Sox organized and celebrated “Jackie Hayes Night” at Comiskey Park. Hayes was a fine second baseman who suddenly lost his sight due to... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Big Klu caught in a timeout

This Day in White Sox History: Big Klu caught in a timeout
August 28, 1960 – Of all the crazy games and things that have happened when the Sox played at Baltimore, this one topped the list. The Sox started the day 2 ½ games behind the Yankees and trailed the O’s 3-0 going into the eighth inning. With two out, Luis Aparicio, Nellie Fox and Roy Sievers ripped consecutive singles, scoring... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: 17-inning marathon

This Day in White Sox History: 17-inning marathon
July 25, 1925 – Sox catcher and future Hall Of Famer Ray “Cracker” Schalk played in his 1,576th game behind the plate…at that time it was the major league record. July 25, 1954 – In the first game of a twin bill at Boston, Sox pitcher Jack Harshman set the franchise record by striking out 16 Red Sox. Harshman, a converted first baseman,... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: The Chili Dog Game

This Day in White Sox History: The Chili Dog Game
June 4, 1959 – 1959 was a year for marathon games for the White Sox. This was the first one that went at least 17 innings, and all took place against Baltimore. In this game Earl Torgeson’s solo home run in the last of the 17th, was the difference in the Sox 6-5 win. Bob Shaw pitched five relief innings to get... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Wynn for Mr. White Sox

This Day in White Sox History: Wynn for Mr. White Sox
October 29, 1956 – Al Lopez replaced Marty Marion as field manager. Marion who did a fine job in replacing Paul Richards had missed an important board meeting to be with his family at an event. It was all the excuse the Sox needed to let him go despite third place finishes and winning records in 1955 and 1956. “The Senor” would prove to be a most able... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodybe

This Day in White Sox History: Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodybe
October 6, 1905 – The Sox lose the pennant on the next to last day of the season when pitcher Doc White can’t beat the bottom feeding St. Louis Browns. White and the Sox lost 6-2 which handed the flag to the Philadelphia Athletics. The Sox would finish the season two games off the pace.  October 6, 1908 – The Sox... Read more »
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This Day in White Sox History: Sox lose Game 2

This Day in White Sox History: Sox lose Game 2
This week’s TDIWSH was delayed a bit, so enjoy an epic avalanche of Sunday content! – Daniel Shapiro October 2, 1904 – Doc White’s streak of 45 consecutive scoreless innings is broken when the New York Highlanders got a run in the first inning of the first game of a twin bill in Chicago. White would pitch in both games, getting decisions... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Sox win the pennant

This Day in White Sox History: Sox win the pennant
September 22, 1959 – The White Sox clinched the American League pennant beating the Indians 4-2 in Cleveland. Al Smith and “Jungle” Jim Rivera hit back to back home runs in the game. Smith also threw out former Sox star Minnie Minoso trying to score a run at home. A crowd estimated by the Chicago Sun-Times at 125,000 was at Midway Airport to greet the... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Karkovice's inside-the-park grand slam

This Day in White Sox History: Karkovice's inside-the-park grand slam
August 30, 1941 – Sox pitcher Johnny Humphries had his string of 35 consecutive scoreless innings snapped on a home run by the Browns Chet Laabs. The Browns won that afternoon going away 10-1.   August 30, 1949 – The Sox organized and celebrated “Jackie Hayes Night” at Comiskey Park. Hayes was a fine second baseman who suddenly lost his sight due to a cataract... Read more »
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