Tag: Bobby Bonds

This Day in White Sox History (AUDIO): Pitcher hits a grand slam

This Day in White Sox History (AUDIO): Pitcher hits a grand slam
May 16, 1953 – White Sox pitcher Tommy Byrne who was knocked out of the game in an eventual win against the Yankees two days earlier was sent up to pinch hit in the ninth inning with the bases loaded and the Sox trailing 3-1. Byrne slammed a two/two pitch from Ewell “The Whip” Blackwell into the lower deck in... Read more »

This Day in White Sox History: Sox stay in Chicago

This Day in White Sox History: Sox stay in Chicago
December 5, 1977 – Chalk this one up to Bill Veeck. Knowing he needed a drawing card and a big bat to replace Richie Zisk and Oscar Gamble, Veeck dealt future All Star Brian Downing and pitchers Chris Knapp and Dave Frost to California. He got back Bobby Bonds and two youngsters, Thad Bosley and Richard Dotson. Bonds would only play in 26 games with two home runs and eight RBI’s for the Sox before he... Read more »
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